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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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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Momento Mori Font

Momento Mori Font

While working on a graphic design project we needed a font similar to the hand carved letter style used on tombstones in the 17th century. After doing a little research we realized that we already had a font which was quite similar, so we made some basic modifications and added some important characters and soon we had transformed the Primer …


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Abelarde: Featured Font

Abelarde: Featured Font

Abelarde is a classic medieval gothic style font which combines traditional blackletter style lower case characters with more ornate and decorative capital letters with some nice swash features.


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Tyrfing – Featured Font

Tyrfing – Featured Font

Tyrfing is an unusual squared gothic font based on late 19th century type from Germnany. The lowercase letters are a nice, heavy version of gothic uncial calligraphy and the uppercase characters are more elaborate variations on those characters with decorative elements. Tyrfing is available singly but it is also in our Gothic Fonts Collection. It takes its name from a …


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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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Black Cow Font for Halloween

Black Cow Font for Halloween

Black Cow is a unique original font designed for our Horror Fonts and Art collection several years ago. It’s one of the most interesting fonts in the large selection of fonts in that package, but it hasn’t had the huge level of popularity which some of the other fonts have enjoyed.


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Pullman Font

Pullman Font

Pullman is a classic font based on commercial lettering from the 1930s. We originally adapted the font to a digital version in 1999 and it’s been languishing neglected until now. So we’ve dusted it off and made some standard improvements and here it is, ready for the new millenium.


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Top Hits Font Sale

As we did last year, we have compiled figures on font sales through all of our outlets and here are the results for our best selling fonts for the year.  Three fonts from last year made it in – Scurlock, Captain Kidd and last year’s top seller Albemarle. If you have confidence in the judgment of others, then you should …


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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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Marquis Greeking

Marquis Greeking

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Marquis Greeking is unreadable.  It is supposed to be unreadable, because it is a Greeking Font, a font designed specifically to check layout and overall appearance without the distraction of the actual text. It contains variations of actual characters from our Marquis text font, with the exact spacing and kerning of the original, but used to …


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Sprite: Classic Font

Sprite: Classic Font

I was out to dinner for my daughter’s birthday and we went to a nice restaurant in downtown Austin called Boticelli’s. Much to my surprise the logo of the restaurant was strangely familiar. It was in our Sprite font, shown to the right. In this new edition we have improved the kerning and spacing, expanded alternate characters and added a …


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Classic Font: Pyle Gothic

Classic Font: Pyle Gothic

Pyle Gothic is based on lettering designed by Howard Pyle, from his Adventures of Robin Hood and King Arthur and His Knights. It combines elements of calligraphy and a simulation of primitive printing techniques. The original characters were carved into wood blocks from which the black and white illustrations with captions were printed.


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