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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Futuristic Fonts – Updated and Expanded

Futuristic Fonts – Updated and Expanded

It’s not easy to define what the future of font design will be, but we can certainly identify fonts which look like something from what we imagine the future to be. Fonts with a high-tech, mechanical look are always considered futuristic, and there are certain styles which have come to be associated with science fiction and other futuristic themes.


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Alecto Font: Featured

Alecto Font: Featured

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Alecto was originally released in 2002 and was one of the fonts developed for our Futuristic Fonts package. It has a unique science fictional look, combining some of the look of an OCR font with pure fantasy elements. It’s just the kind of thing you’d expect to see on the side of a spaceship in an …


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Abaddon: A Classic Best Seller

Abaddon: A Classic Best Seller

Abaddon is one of our most best-selling fonts, made popular by the bands Bullet for my Valentine and Godsmack. The design originates with a variation on lettering by Alphons Mucha with added details and features which preserve an Art Nouveau look but add a bit of a harder edge to make a perfect horror or heavy metal themed font. Abaddon …


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Scrawlies 2.0 – A Sloppy Handwritten Font Revised

Scrawlies 2.0 – A Sloppy Handwritten Font Revised

Scrawlies was originally released in 2000 based on our lead designer’s wretched natural handwriting from when he was teaching college.  His handwriting may have gotten worse since then, but we preserved it in all its glory as it was then. This new 2.0 version of Scrawlies features and advanced and expanded character set with foreign language characters, plus a bold …


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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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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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Illuminata Psychedelic Era Font

Illuminata Psychedelic Era Font

Illuminata was inspired by lettering from a poster from the Fillmore in the 1960s. It was originally released in 2001 as part of the Psychedelic Fonts package and then later further developed for the Oroboros game project. This latest revision features additional characters and rather than having just one version of the unique, super tall and narrow character set it …


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St. Nicholas: The Christmas Font

St. Nicholas: The Christmas Font

St. Nicholas is based on the title lettering from the early 20th century childrens magazine St. Nicholas, published by the Warne company, which is perhaps best known for publishing the works of Beatrix Potter. The magazine featured several different title styles over the years, but this particular design stood out so we designed a complete font based on it. It’s …


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Esperanza: Classic Font

Esperanza: Classic Font

Esperanza is one of our earliest fonts and it was due for an upgrade, so we have gone through it, fixed some problem outlines, added new spacing and kerning and adjusted the weight of some of the characters. It’s a great, stylish scrip font with origins in the 19th century. You can get this new improved version of Esperanza online …


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Bucephalus – Classic Font

Bucephalus is a classic Art Nouveau style font, one of the first that we ever released back in the early 1990s. It has gone through several revisions since then, the latest featuring improved character outlines and kerning, plus an expanded foreign language character set. Bucephalus takes it’s name from Alexander the Great’s horse, because the curved form of the characters …


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Ekberg Modern Font

Ekberg is a stylish modern font with curved character forms, for which it was named after Anita Ekberg, the well-rounded actress in Fellini’s classic La Dolce Vita. Anita Ekberg passed away last year, but she is immortalized in the font which bears her name. It is based on lettering samples by Samuel Welo from poster designs of the 1920s.  It …


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