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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Bikini Atoll – A Fun Font with Palm Trees!

Bikini Atoll – A Fun Font with Palm Trees!

“ BUY NOW   Our fourth and final end of year bonus, clean-up font is Bikini Atoll, a fun but very specialized font where each character is made up of palm trees in an informal sketchy style. Bikini Atoll is based on some mid-century lettering samples. It takes its name from the island chain where the hydrogen bomb was tested. …


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Kinderlieder – A Secessionist Font

Kinderlieder – A Secessionist Font

BUY NOW In the leftover fonts box we found this beautiful font based on title lettering from an Austrian children’s book from the Secessionist period. It’s actually a Christmas font but we didn’t have it ready quite in time, so we’re releasing it belatedly now. Kinderlieder has characteristics of Art Nouveau and early Art Deco typography. Although it originates in …


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Nightmare – A Pulp Novel Cover Font

Nightmare – A Pulp Novel Cover Font

BUY NOW   Another of our final fonts to wrap up 2017 is the Nightmare font, based on the cover lettering for the pulp paperback version of the 1946 novel Methinks the Lady by Guy Endore (Samuel Goldstein) which was published under the title Nightmare and later made into the movie Whirlpool by Otto Preminger in 1950. Endore specialized in …


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Buzzmill – a Roughcut Wood Font

Buzzmill – a Roughcut Wood Font

BUY NOW       It’s the end of the year and at the end of the year we always have some fonts we’ve been working on for months and we push them through to completion to meet our quota of new fonts for the year. This means you can look forward to some interesting fonts released very quickly over …


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Holiday Font: Weihnacht

Holiday Font: Weihnacht

BUY NOW TRY DEMO   Weihnacht is an Art Deco era font based on lettering from Germany. It has dramatic character forms and a visually striking style for a bold, sans-serif typeface. Its style seems very appropriate for Christmas so we’re releasing it for the Holidays, the theme also explains the name. Weihnacht has a full normal character set with …


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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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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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St. Nicholas: Our Favorite Holday Font

St. Nicholas: Our Favorite Holday Font

BUY NOW                           St. Nicholas is our most popular Holiday font. It is based on the title lettering from the early 20th century children’s magazine St. Nicholas, published by the Frederick Warne company, which is perhaps best known for publishing the works of Beatrix Potter. The magazine featured …


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Mosaiek: A De Stijl Font

Mosaiek: A De Stijl Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Mosaiek is based on a sample of magazine title lettering from the 1920s in the Netherlands. It is an interesting font which reflects the design style of the De Stijl movement which shares many elements with Constructivist and Art Deco fonts of the same period. Mosaiek has a full regular character set and a lower case …


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Pumpkin Patch: Halloween Initials Font

Pumpkin Patch: Halloween Initials Font

BUY NOW   Pumpkin Patch is a special font for the holiday season. It is a set of decorative initials with a halloween, jack-o-lantern theme. It is based on 1950s lettering for a children’s magazine. Pumpkin Patch just has a 26 character set because that is all you need for a set of decorative initials. There is no demo version …


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Classic Font: Windlass

Classic Font: Windlass

Windlass has been one of our most popular and widely used fonts ever since we released it way back in 1998. It has been particularly popular for pirate-themed books and games, including Pirates of the Carribean, the game Munchkin and the Percy Jackson book series.  It isn’t our only pirate themed font, but it has certainly been the most popular. …


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