Bathysphere – An Subaqueous Font

Bathysphere – An Subaqueous Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Bathysphere is based on a sample of hand drawn poster lettering from the 1930s. It has an unusual bubbly look, which inspired the name and the choice of graphics which draw on cover art of a Bathysphere from an issue of Modern Mechanix from the 1935. Bathysphere has some elements in common with other fonts we’ve …


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Altaira – A New Font

Altaira – A New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Altaira is a new font which combines elements of Art Deco period lettering wit elements of modern poster lettering for a result which is attractive and has a Science Fictionish look to it. Hence the name, taken from the star Altair and the accompanying graphics which draw on cover art from an issue of Thrilling Wonder …


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Soiree – Elegant Art Deco Font

Soiree – Elegant Art Deco Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Soiree is an elegant font in the Art Deco tradition. It has extremely contrasting weighting, with very wide ascenders on the left of the characters and very narrow lines on the right side of the characters. This produces a very formal look great for menu titles and special event invitations. You can try out the free …


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Happy Birthday to CFA Voysey

Last week was the 159th anniversary of Arts and Crafts pioneer CFA Voysey. Voysey was an architect who worked on the principle of form following function and the idea that designers should engage in the entire process of decorating and furnishing a home, popularized contemporaneously by designers like William Morris and later by Frank Lloyd Wright. Some time ago we …


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Wendingen: New Font

Wendingen: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Wendingen  was an architecture and design magazine published in Amsterdam from 1918 to 1932.  It was one of the leading influences in the Art Deco movement and the the related Amserdam School of Dutch Expressionism.  It featured issues which focused on the work of DeKlerk, Liszitsky, Frank Lloyd Wright and others. Although it was published for …


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Rounders: New Font

Rounders: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO The great new fonts continue with our new Rounders font. Rounders is an unusual Art Deco style font based on signmakers lettering from the early 1930s. Rounders has a full character set, punctuation and numbers. The uppercase characters feature unique outline features, the lowercase is unembellished. The overall look is very bold, stylized and striking. You …


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Fooks Grotesque – New Font

Fooks Grotesque – New Font

Fooks Grotesque is based on a hand lettered alphabet by Edwin Fooks from his book Plain and Ornamental Lettering (1932). It marks an important milestone in lettering design between Art Nouveau and Art Deco and is a significant style which influenced lettering design through the 1960s. Fooks was an influential though little known mid-century designer who worked with Eric Gill and others.


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Bulwark Font

Bulwark Font

Bulwark is a more unusual selection from our collection of recently acquired old German letterpress fonts. It is very much in the constructivist style, called Bauhaus in Germany. The letters are large and blocky and many are filled in so they are completely solid. The overall result is eye-catching and very bold.


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Paris 1925 Font

Paris 1925 Font

We developed this lettering into the Paris 1925 font, which will be the centerpiece of our forthcoming second Art Deco fonts collection. The font has a full character set plus special initials as the upper case characters, and unique overlapping kerning which creates many custom character pairs. It also includes original, stylistically compatible custom numerals.


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New Font: Vie Moderne

New Font: Vie Moderne

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Vie Moderne is a new font based on Art Deco lettering from the 1920s.  It is typical of the French Art Deco influenced fonts which were featured in association with the International Exposition of Modern and Industrial Art in Paris in 1925. Vie Moderne includes a full character set and numbers.  The upper case characters are …


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Art Deco Font Collection

Our Art Deco font collection includes a remarkable selectiion of fonts from the design movements of the 1920s and 1930s, focusing on the kinds of fonts which were generally associated with the decorative arts movement which developed out of the Arts and Crafts movement. Because we already have collections of Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau fonts from related periods, …


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Grand Concours: New Font

Grand Concours: New Font

Grand Concours is based on lettering designed for a poster for the equestrian competition which was held at the Paris Hippodrome starting in the 1920s. The Grand Concours itself started in the 1860s, and is basically the French answer to an American rodeo.


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