Elizabethan Script Font Set

Elizabethan Script Font Set

BUY NOW TRY DEMO A major design project has finally come to fruition, a special collection of compatible fonts which form a comprehensive survey of variants of Elizabethan era cursive script lettering. This set consists of four fonts which include at least four variant forms of every upper and lower case character, all stylistically compatible so you can mix and …


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Zadkiel: Humanist Script Font

Zadkiel: Humanist Script Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Humanistic script fonts are always popular, especially for invitations, menus and addressing envelopes. We have several other examples in our collection, including Abdiel and Hanes Italic, both of which can also be found in our Script Fonts Package, but for a recent project a client wanted something similar but different, so we went to our resources …


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Courtrai Medieval Font

Courtrai is one of our early fonts, released back in 1996, and more than due for an update. It is based on samples of medieval calligraphy from France in teh late 13th century in a distinctive and unusual style. It is named after a town on the Flemish border where famous as the location of the Battle of the Golden …


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Belsize: New Font

Belsize: New Font

There are never enough stylish, bold, script fonts. Now there is one more with the release of our new Belsize font.

Belsize is based on a sample of calligraphic design from the 1930s by the Hunt brothers – the sign painters not the wealthy Texans who tried to corner the silver market in the 1980s. The font has some neat features, including custom spacing and kerning to make the lowercase characters link together beautifully.


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Baraquiel: Featured Font

Baraquiel: Featured Font

Baraquiel is based on an interesting style of calligraphic script we found in a turn-of-the-century magazine ad. It is much more acutely slanted than most scripts, and has pretty dramatic variations in weight. Nonetheless it has high readability and works well in combination with many of our text fonts, particularly Evadare and Albemarle. Baraquiel also makes an excellent chalk-board style …


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Gothic Fonts Collection

Gothic Fonts Collection

Our gothic font collection is a compilation of our most interesting fonts based on gothic type and late medieval calligraphy. It covers the range from the historical styles in which gothic printing had its inspiration to the ornate heights of complex gothic fonts from 19th century Germany. This includes fonts in the style sometimes called ‘Old English’, as well as …


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Joyeuse: A Christmas Font

Joyeuse: A Christmas Font

Joyeuse is one of our earlier fonts, based on a 1920s design derived from William Morris’ Troy Type. It was one of the first fonts we included in our Holiday Fonts and Art package and one of our first Master Fonts and has been a staple of Christmas Card design for years. This new version of Joyeuse includes some revisions …


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Jessie M. King Font

Jessie M. King Font

Back in 2003 we did a font based on the lettering of arts and craft artist and book designer Jessie M. King, and it became sort of an orphan font. Although it had many neat features and an interesting look, we never really did anything further with it and it didn’t get the recognition or exposure that it should have.


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Venturi: New Font

Venturi: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Venturi is an attractive and versatile font based on advertising caption lettering from the 1940s. It flows nicely and has some interesting quirks and variant characters. Venturi includes both a regular and bold weight. Stylistically it is somewhat reminiscent of our Albemarle font, and would work well in combination with it. You can try the DEMO …


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Platthand Font

BUY NOW Platthand is a font based on examples of lettering drawn from Elizabethan period maps. The upper case letters are embellished with extremely ornate flouishes, very dramatic. Many alternate flourished versions of the characters are also included. The lower case characters are not embellished to maintain a little sanity. Platthand is included in our Colonial Fonts package and also …


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Classic Font: Magdelena

Classic Font: Magdelena

BUY NOW Magdelena is one of our earliest and most successful calligraphic fonts. Based on samples of very late medieval lettering, it shows some characteristics of humanistic script styles as well as some unique peculiarities. This new version has a slightly heavier weighting than the original version as well as cleaned up outlines and additional special characters. You can purchase …


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Sarandiel: New Font

Sarandiel: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Sarandiel is a new script font based on vintage hand lettering.  It has complex flourished capital letters with simpler compatible lower case characters and numbers.  It is carefully spaced and kerned and well suited the formal uses like invitations and certificates.  It takes its name from the angel of the twelfth hour of the night. You …


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Cymbeline: Revised Font

Cymbeline: Revised Font

BUY NOW Cymbeline was one of our earliest font designs and has been fairly popular over the years, but some of the shortcomings of the font came to our attention after seeing the font on a book cover, so we decided to work it over and see if we could produce an improved version, while preserving the calligraphic look of …


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New Font: Merguez

New Font: Merguez

Merguez is a hand lettered font in the tradition of Speedball freehand calligraphy, but with some unusual florishes. It makes an excellent alternative to boring informal hand lettering fonts like Comic Sans.It includes a full upper and lower case character set, plus numbers and punctuation. We picked the name for it from the popular French sausage made from lamb and spices, which you have to admit it kind of looks like.


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New Font: Sternhagen

Sternhagen is a classically attractive font with a modernized gothic look which combines traditional elements from the high middle ages with a bit of Art Deco style. It will eventually be part of our Gothic Fonts Collections, but for now it is available singly.Sternhagen has a complete upper and lowercase character set and a number of special characters. It should …


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Days of Yore Font in Development

Those who follow our new releases may have noticed that things have slowed down substantially in the last few months. The main reason why we haven’t had a new font release and other activity is slowed is that we’re working on a monstrous new font project which we are calling Days of Yore. It’s based on samples of lettering from …


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