Scripts are a great way to add elegance and personality to any layout. However, with swashes, connectors, alternate characters, and casual handwriting styles, script fonts can sometimes be difficult to read.
Depending on what you’re using them for, you may need fonts with more readability and less style. For the ultimate scanability at large sizes, or readability for introductory paragraphs of up to 35 words, you will want an extremely easy-to-read script.
When it comes to recognizing good design, many designers (and clients) say they know it “when they see it.” So when it comes to the act of designing, maybe it’s why some designers jump straight to the computer and move boxes around the page until the stars align.