The Poster Art of Mig Kokinda

The Poster Art of Mig Kokinda

A few years ago I came across some really interesting poster art by Mig Kokinda at Flatstock during SXSW. He’s more known locally in the Austin and San Antonio area for his work as a tattoo artist (currently working at Electric13 in Austin), but his poster art is extraordinary and you can hang it on a wall and enjoy it …


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Meme Font Collection

We’ve put together a very special collection of fonts just for making internet memes and captions. They’re all highly readable and visually striking, mostly sans serif and include upper and lower case fonts. They’re prefect for getting a point accross without using the same old fonts. There are eight fonts in the package, all original designs which you won’t find …


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John Speed Font Collection

John Speed Font Collection

To our great shame we have neglected and overlooked the collection of John Speed calligraphic fonts which we released in 2001. This great set of 3 fonts is based on 17th century cartographer’s calligraphy takes from examples in the maps of British cartographer John Speed. The collection includes three original fonts, John Speed, John Speed Ornamental and John Speed Lowercase. …


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Pulp Fonts

Pulp Fonts

In the 1930s there was an explosion of popular literature in the form of pulp novels and magazines, featuring lurid covers and scandalous content in a diversity of genres from suspense to mystery to science fiction to westerns. Pulp novel covers had a distinctive style and that included the use of characteristic lettering styles, and we’ve developed a special collection of fonts which capture the key elements of pulp style.


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Updated: Arabian Nights Fonts and Art Package

Updated: Arabian Nights Fonts and Art Package

Click any font to see a larger sample: The culture of the east entices and allures. From the stony walls of Petra to the fabled spires of ancient Samarkand, the the legend of the great days of Caliphs, Wazirs and brave adventurers outshines the modern era of oil and petty tyrrany. Who would not trade a dozen Saddam Husseins for …


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Art & Symbol Fonts Collection

Art & Symbol Fonts Collection

Art fonts (sometimes called “dingbats”) have their origins in early printers ornaments used to fill space on a printed page. Traditionally these ornaments took the form of floral or geometric designs, and were inserted when the page was set, just like type.   Modern art fonts are able to reproduce more complex images so they can also draw on the …


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Fantasy Fonts and Art Package

Fantasy Fonts and Art Package

Our classic Fantasy Fonts & Art collection is a great resource for artists, designers, roleplayers and world builders who want to create visual aids for any kind of fantasy world or project. The collection includes 30 original fonts and over 100 images by outstanding artists, all collected together for download or on CD at a very reasonable price. The fonts …


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New Font: Cafe Society

New Font: Cafe Society

BUY NOW Cafe Society is a font based on hand lettering from the early 20th century we found in an old book on lettering. The lettering style shows clear Art Nouveau influences, drawing on the styles of Alphonse Mucha and George Auriol but with it’s own complex and unique character. Cafe Society has a full normal character set with upper …


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Twenty-Two New Fonts of 2017

Twenty-Two New Fonts of 2017

Every year we release a number of new fonts, and at the start of the next year we collect them all together and release them as a collection at a great discount price. 2017 was an very productive year, with a total of 22 new fonts released, including some really memorable original designs and unique revivals. These fonts represent a …


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Paul Woodroffe Christmas Art from “Bethlehem”

Paul Woodroffe Christmas Art from “Bethlehem”

In 1903 noted illustrator Paul Woodroffe produced a decorated, illustrated limited edition of the music composed by Joseph Moorat for Laurence Houseman’s nativity play Bethlehem.  It includes some great decorations and borders with a very seasonally appropriate holly theme.  It’s a great resource for designing Christmas cards and since it’s that time of year we’re making the illustrations and decorations …


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Eric Sloane Fonts at Homestead Fair

Eric Sloane Fonts at Homestead Fair

This weekend I got to visit Homestead Fair and discovered that they have made impressive and appropriate use of our Eric Sloane Fonts. Homestead Fair fair was started by a group of Jesus-loving hippies from New York City who decided to move to Texas in 1969 and create their own version of paradise on earth, which basically means living a …


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Holiday Fonts and Art

Holiday Fonts and Art

hatever holiday you celebrate, it’s probably a time of cards and presents and decorations and parties — that means you’re going to need great fonts and art to add elegance and unique flare to your seasonal projects. The Scriptorium Holiday Fonts and Art  collection has the resources you need, including free samples and shareware demos, as well as a selection …


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Willy Pogany Borders and Illustrations from Tisza Tales

Willy Pogany Borders and Illustrations from Tisza Tales

Willy Pogany was a highly regarded early 20th century illustrator. He was born in Hungary and became a naturalized American citizen. In addition to illustrating many books and being one of the outstanding pin-up illustrators of the era, he also did set designs for the Metropolitan Opera and worked as an Artistic Director on early Hollywood films. Pogany is best …


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Historic Borders Collection

Historic Borders Collection

One if the best inclusions in our phenomenal collection of images is a set of historic borders from the 15th through 19th centuries which exemplify the height of the art of decoration in printed books as it developed over that period.  These are all borders which were cut in wood or metal to be set with type and they demonstrate …


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Arthur Rackham’s <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens</i>

Arthur Rackham’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

In 1906 legendary illustrator Arthur Rackham was commissioned to illustrate J. M. Barrie’s prequel to his play Peter Pan. The standard edition features 10 original illustrations, but there was also a very limited edition with 40 additional illustrations which is now extremely rare. Remarkably the tipped in plates are included as an appendix to the regular book consisting of nothing …


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Art Fonts

Art Fonts

Art fonts (sometimes called “dingbats”) have their origins in early printers ornaments or artistic marginalia used to fill space on a page and break up large blocks of type. Traditionally these ornaments took the form of floral or geometric designs, and were inserted when the page was set, just like letter type.


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