Ekberg Modern Font

Ekberg Modern Font

Ekberg is a stylish modern font with curved character forms, for which it was named after Anita Ekberg, the well-rounded actress in Fellini’s classic La Dolce Vita. Anita Ekberg passed away last year, but she is immortalized in the font which bears her name. It is based on lettering samples by Samuel Welo from poster designs of the 1920s.  It …


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Letterpress Font Collection

Letterpress Font Collection

Click any font to see more. Letterpress printing is one of the oldest and simplest forms of printing, using letters carved into wooden blocks or cut from a rubbery material and attached to the blocks and then printed as a whole page composed of multiple elements. Today it is used primarily for poster printing by presses like Hatch Show Prints …


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Zadkiel: Humanist Script Font

Zadkiel: Humanist Script Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Humanistic script fonts are always popular, especially for invitations, menus and addressing envelopes. We have several other examples in our collection, including Abdiel and Hanes Italic, both of which can also be found in our Script Fonts Package, but for a recent project a client wanted something similar but different, so we went to our resources …


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Courtrai Medieval Font

Courtrai is one of our early fonts, released back in 1996, and more than due for an update. It is based on samples of medieval calligraphy from France in teh late 13th century in a distinctive and unusual style. It is named after a town on the Flemish border where famous as the location of the Battle of the Golden …


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The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament is an extraordinary compendium of design resources created by Victorian designer and illustrator Owen Jones as a visual history of art and design from various cultures from ancient times to the early modern era. With over 100 pages and thousands of images it is an unequaled resource for any graphic designer. It’s also a great introduction …


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Walter Crane’s “The Three Sirens”

Walter Crane’s “The Three Sirens”

We’ve been working for a while on putting together a package based on The Three Sirens a classic illustrated poem written, lettered and illuminated by legendary arts and crafts master Walter Crane. Not only did Crane hand letter and illustrate every page of his poem but he also printed and bound it in a very limited edition himself. This is …


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An April Fools Mess

We had a lovely plan for April Fools Day. We were going to make the whole site hard to read by putting it in our new (forthcoming) Walter Crane Handscript font as a promotion for our forthcoming package based on “The Three Sirens” but cruel fate mocked us and made us the butt of her April Fools joke. As we …


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Spring Single Fonts Sale

Whan that Aprille with his shoures soote, The droghte of March hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veyne in swich licóur Of which vertú engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his swete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne Hath in the Ram his halfe cours yronne, And …


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Zeitschrift: a Font from Ver Sacrum

Zeitschrift: a Font from Ver Sacrum

We will be developing a Secessionist font collection and the first entry for that collection is our Zeitschrift font, based on a unique lettering style featured in the magazine.


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Party Fonts for Easter

We have such a large selection of fonts that you can find some for any purpose.  We’ve made things easier for you by searching out fonts on related topics and putting them together into preselected theme packages at a great discount. With Easter coming up our thoughts turn to parties, so we’ve put together a  collection of jolly fonts for …


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Secessionist Origins of Butterfield

In the course of our ongoing research on old type and creative lettering, we stumbled on the origins of our Butterfield font and it is an interesting story. Butterfield was based on lettering from a 1967 poster for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band at the Fillmore. We assumed the lettering originated in the psychedelic movement of the time, but assuming …


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MapMaker Collection

MapMaker Collection

Making functional and attractive maps is a very specialized skill, prized by game designers, roleplayers and artists. To make exceptional maps, you need to have the right tools. Our MapMaker font and art package provide the fonts, textures and emblems which make drawing floorplans and developing stylish world and regional maps a breeze. Our map resources are based on the …


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