Custom Fonts

Loading Fonts

Local fonts

If you are hosting a font yourself you'll need to add the font files to your client/src/assets directory.

You'll also need a css file in the same directory that loads the fonts using @font-face.

File Structure

|- client
|- src
|- assets
|- fontName


@font-face {
font-family: 'fontName';
font-style: normal;
font-weight: 400;
font-display: swap;
src: local('fontName'), url('fontFile.woff2') format('woff2'),
url('fontFile.woff') format('woff');

After that you'll need to load this css file globally in your client/src/App.js file.

import './assets/fontName/fontName.css';

Google Fonts

If you're using a hosted font, such as a Google font we recommend importing it in a css file.

Within the client/src/assets/ directory add a css file fontName.css.

In this file add the Google import code:

@import url('');

As with local fonts, you'll now need to import the css file in client/src/App.js

import './assets/fontName/fontName.css';

Using Fonts

You may want your font to be used globally or as a theme variable to be used on a component specific basis.


Adding your font globally is simple. All you need to do is edit your client/src/styling/theme.js file.

This should have a globalCss object that is later used when building your app.

export const globalCss = {
html: {
'fontName, sans-serif',

Theme Variables

If you want to use the font as a variable you can simply add it to client/src/styling/theme.js.

You'll notice a font key in falconThemeV2. You can simply replace the font there.

fonts: {
'fontName, sans-serif',
mono: 'Courier New, monospace'
Performance Boost

We really recommend using font-display: swap or &display=swap to help with render blocking and performance. Learn about font display here.

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