Featured Font: Bridgeport

Featured Font: Bridgeport

Bridgeport was first released in 2003 and is one of several fonts based on lettering by legendary artist and calligrapher Eric Sloane, including Queensland and Guilford. Bridgeport has the look of hand lettered capitals, with strong vertical forms and a large selection of special characters and unique ligatures. It’s remarkably attractive and versatile, particularly excellent for signs and posters. You …


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Classic Font: Semiramis

Semiramis was originally released in 1997. It’s an arts and crafts style font based on samples of lettering from books published by the Roycrofters in the early 1900s. It has a truly unique look, the most extreme example of the decorative, “architectural” style designs of that period. It also has a heavier weight and broader character form than other similar …


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Featured Font: Schoolhand

Schoolhand was originally commissioned by the Education Department at a major Christian university, which will remain nameless. It was developed to their specifications in order to teach cursive handwriting to children, sharing some characteristics with the popular D’Nealian style, but a bit more decorative and elaborate. It’s an interesting and useful font, with characters specially designed with interlocking elements as …


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Classic Font: Goodfellow

Goodfellow was first released in the spring of 1993. It was based on Art Nouveau period metal type designed for titles and logos. It became a surprise hit when Tim Burton used it as the title font for his hit animated film A Nightmare Before Christmas later that year. The downside was that we had released a demo version at …


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Classic Font: Gjallarhorn

Gjallarhorn is based on uncial-style lettering by artist Willy Pogany from his titles for Padraig Colum’s classic collection of Scandinavian myths, The Children of Odin. It is reminiscent of runic lettering carved in wood and is evocative of the magic and mystery of Norse mythology. It has various peculiar letter forms, and the font includes two or more different versions …


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Black Cow Font

Black Cow was originally developed back in 1998 as an addition to our Horror Fonts and Art collection. It has since been through several revisions with the addition of lots of alternate character forms. It’s a super quirky font with very odd wiggly characters with peculiar embellishments and an overall look which is somewhat creepy. The font includes a plain …


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Classic Font: Hadrianus

Hadrianus was developed in 2001 as an addition to our Master Fonts selection of high-end text fonts. It was created to fill the need for a very formal Roman-style font derived from historic Latin lettering. It’s one of our most attractive and readable fonts and includes an expanded character set with foreign language and special characters. It’s also available in …


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Classic Font: Buccaneer

Buccaneer was one of our early font designs, originating way back in 1994 as part of the development of our Howard Pyle Fonts and Art collection. Buccaneer is based on the lettering which Pyle did for the frontispieces of his Book of Pirates and Book of the American Spirit. The lettering style was clearly designed to create the look of …


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Classic Font: Albemarle

Since it was first released in 2001, Albemarle has become one of our most popular fonts. Its unique calligraphic features make it stand out from other text fonts, but it remains readable even at small sizes. Best of all, it comes with a great selection of decorative swashes and embellishments including both ornate flourished ascenders for many characters and unique …


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Classic Font: Linthicum

Since I first designed it for a book cover project back in In 2003, Linthicum has been one of my favorite original font designs. Its combination of clear character forms with unusual stylized elements is visually striking and it has an antique look which I find enormously appealing. This is a new, somewhat revised version of Linthicum, which includes not …


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Classic Font: Stonecross

Stonecross has been one of our most popular celtic fonts since it was released back in 1997. It has the look of letters cut in rough stone, reminiscent of the inscriptions on celtic crosses, hence the name. In fact, it was so popular that we also created a companion font with more of a squared uncial look called Newgrange. The …


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Classic Font: Rheingold

We picked Rheingold as our new font re-release because I saw so much of it at the Flatstock 24 show last weekend. Of all of our fonts it showed up on more posters than any other. And seeing it in use brought to mind some shortcomings the font has had since it was first released way back in 1997. The …


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