Cosmopolis – First New Font of 2016

Cosmopolis – First New Font of 2016

Our first font for 2016 is a stylist super-bold display and title font called Cosmopolis. It has an attractive element of perspective to the characters and a look which would be excellent for advertising posters in an urban environment, hence the name.


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Classic Font: Asrafel

Classic Font: Asrafel

We originally released Asrafel in 1999 after we developed it for a book cover project. It was conceived with the idea of combining art nouveau elements and calligraphic elements and to produce a look evocative of the feathers in the wings of a bird of prey. The result works well, with a kinship to our Abaddon font, but a less aggressive and more aesthetic look. The font includes capitals, small caps and alternate forms for many of the characters.


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Carte du Jour – A Cafe Chalkboard Font

Carte du Jour – A Cafe Chalkboard Font

Carte du Jour is a font designed to look like the fancy lettering used on the chalkboard outside a sidewalk cafe. It’s just one of the styles which might be used on a chalkboard sign, but it’s very readable and well suited to putting a lot of text in a small space to catch the eye.


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Grand Concours: New Font

Grand Concours: New Font

Grand Concours is based on lettering designed for a poster for the equestrian competition which was held at the Paris Hippodrome starting in the 1920s. The Grand Concours itself started in the 1860s, and is basically the French answer to an American rodeo.


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Tantalus: New Font

Tantalus: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Tantalus is a display font for titles with a basic Roman design and elaborately embellished characters. It features the more decorative versions of the characters in the upper case positions and a plain caps set in the lower case positions. It’s a neat whimsical font and if you need a compatible lower case character set of …


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New Font: Lyceum

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Custom Preview Lyceum has the stylized shape and look of a font designed for the program at a lecture hall, hence the name. It is super bold but remains highly readable at fairly small sized, though the contrasts are dramatic. It features only an uppercase characters set because the style of the font didn’t translate well …


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New Font: Edifice

New Font: Edifice

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Custom Preview Edifice is a decorative titling font based on samples of lettering by J. M. Bergling. It has an architectural, constructed look to it. Very well suited to sign and poster design. It’s stylish but still readable and clear. Edifice includes a full uppercase character set, custom small caps and numbers and punctuation. The demo …


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New Font: Folkard Caption

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Custom Preview Our original Folkard font has achieved near legendary status as one of the most interesting calligraphic title fonts of the contemporary era.  It has been enormously popular and appeared on movie titles, book covers, t-shirts and games.  However it is not the only style of lettering which early 20th century illustrator Charles Folkard used.  …


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Featured Font: Squiffy

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Custom Preview Squiffy is a fun font. It has a background in arts and crafts style font design, but rather than the regular, architectural character forms and arrangements, the characters are wild and irregular and highly varied. There are two distinct versions of every character, with variations in form and size. The overall resulting look is …


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Juarez: New Font

Juarez: New Font

Grand Concours is based on lettering designed for a poster for the equestrian competition which was held at the Paris Hippodrome starting in the 1920s. The Grand Concours itself started in the 1860s, and is basically the French answer to an American rodeo.


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New Font: Shayne

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Custom Preview We’ve featured some articles on the designs of pulp novel covers from the mid-20th century, including s look at the fonts used in those designs. We’ve also released fonts based on those designs, like suspicion. These old book cover designs are a great resource for period fonts and lettering, and in going through a …


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Treadway Font

Treadway is a new, original design in the tradition of futuristic advertising scripts of the mid-20th century, inspired by fonts like Kaufmann and Gillies, but with a stronger, more clearly defined look, stripped down to its most stylized essentials for a very powerful visual impact. It is the kind of type you’d expect to see on the fin of a …


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