A New Sideline: Fashion Pins

A New Sideline: Fashion Pins

With all the fonts and art we have collected, there are all sorts of opportunities to branch out and use our resources in different formats. Our latest experiment with new formats is a foray in to the world of fashion pins, with a set of pins based on some of our most interesting art. These pins are extremely high quality, …


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Howard Pyle Fonts and Art Package

Howard Pyle Fonts and Art Package

Howard Pyle was one of the most renowned illustrators of the 19th century. His work was widely published in adventure novels, magazines and romances. He was the founder of the Brandywine school and artists colony in Chadd’s Ford Pennsylvania, where he taught artists like N. C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover and Thornton Oakley their craft. Pyle both wrote and illustrated a …


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J. M. Bergling Art Nouveau Fonts

J. M. Bergling Art Nouveau Fonts

Over the last few years we’ve developed a number of fonts based on the hand lettering of early 20th century calligrapher J. M. Bergling. A lot of his work fits into the Art Nouveau category and of the notable calligraphers of the period his work particularly stands out as influential in the development of Art Nouveau derived poster lettering of …


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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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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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