Worlds Fair Gothic: A New Font

Worlds Fair Gothic: A New Font

  BUY NOW         Walter Heberling was a noted sign painter, calligrapher and chronicler of the Art Deco movement in advertising in Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s.  One of his notable lettering designs was for a simplified somewhat square gothic alphabet which we have used as the basis for our new Worlds Fair Gothic font, choosing …


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Speakeasy – New Font

BUY NOW   Speakeasy is a font based on 1930s style poster lettering with a strong Art Deco influence. It has some unusual character forms, like the elongated “s” but includes more normal alternate character forms.  It’s pretty elegant.  Perfect for menu titles and text at a speakeasy. Speakeasy includes full upper and lower character set, plus numbers and punctuation, …


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Lemos Marquee – A New Font

Lemos Marquee – A New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Lemos Marquee is a new font which fits well with our Art Deco Fonts package. It is based on samples of lettering by Pedro de Lemos from the 1920s. It is very reminiscent of lettering in silent films of that era like those found in our Silent Film Fonts Collection. This explains the promotional graphic which …


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Roumonde Magasin: New Font

Roumonde Magasin: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Roumonde Magasin is a new font in the vein of our Futuristic Fonts package. It has an interesting science fictional look, even though the design concept originates in France during the Art Deco period. It’s kind of ideal for Jules Verne inspired designs and the future tech fantasies found in magazines like Popular Mechanix in the …


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Gates of the West – A New Font

Gates of the West – A New Font

BUY NOW       Gates of the West is based on samples of advertising lettering from the 1920s.  It is an Art Deco style with some interesting variations, hand drawn with an old-fashioned speedball and digitally rendered to have the character of hand drawn lettering but the regularity of mechanical type. It takes it’s name from the Clash song …


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Gebrauschgraphik, a German Art Deco Brutalist Font

Gebrauschgraphik, a German Art Deco Brutalist Font

BUY NOW     Gebrauschgraphik was the German equivalent of the American magazine Advertising Arts Annual and had the same concept of collecting photos and tear sheets of magazine ads for each year to provide a kind of snapshot of design for the year. Every issue featured a unique cover with original title lettering. Our Gebrauschgraphik font is based on …


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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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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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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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Talinn: A New Art Deco Font

Talinn: A New Art Deco Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Talinn is a new font based on a sample of Art Deco period lettering from Estonia of all places, a reminder of the pervasiveness and wide dissemination of art and cultural themes in the 1930s. Talinn is super bold, with unique character features which are typical of the period, like extended crossbars on characters like E …


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Shadowland: American Art Deco Font

Shadowland: American Art Deco Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Now this is something special. We’ve designed a font based on a sample of title lettering based on the American Art Deco magazine Shadowland with a full character set and ready to use. Shadowland was bi-monthly magazine published very briefly in New York City from 1919-1923. It covered design, art, dance theatre and movies with a …


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Art Deco Font Collection

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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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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