The use of condensed typography has increased a lot in the design world. This kind of fonts have their advantages, but also disadvantages. They can greatly compress the space between characters and get a more powerful text effect, but affect adversely the readability in a continuous text. Do we use them correctly to achieve the desired effect? In this article of Carrie Cousins that we recover in our blog, she analyzes the pros and cons that entails the use of such fonts.