Acadian Font

Acadian Font

Acadian is based on a classic Victorian-era metal typeface designed by H. H. Thorp in 1883. It is one of our earliest historic typeface digitizations, taken directly from new printed samples made for us from a complete set of the metal type in 1994. The look of Acadian is unique and classically Victorian with a bit of an art nouveau …


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Worlds Fair Gothic: A New Font

Worlds Fair Gothic: A New Font

  BUY NOW         Walter Heberling was a noted sign painter, calligrapher and chronicler of the Art Deco movement in advertising in Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s.  One of his notable lettering designs was for a simplified somewhat square gothic alphabet which we have used as the basis for our new Worlds Fair Gothic font, choosing …


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Montgisard Font

Montgisard Font

There are certain design concepts which deserve more than one exploration. One of those is the combination of gothic elements with more more traditional Roman-style lettering. Classic font designer and calligrapher Rudolph Koch liked the idea as demonstrated in our Koch Gothic font. The idea of combining Roman capitals with a gothic lowercase is the basis of our new Montgisard …


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Marionettas: A New Font

Marionettas: A New Font

BUY NOW Marionettas is a unique font based on lettering from a Mexican horror movie poster for a movie which may never have actually been made. The original sample no longer exists on the web, but we’ve developed the style into a full font with unusual elongated characters and a hand-painted graffiti look. Marionettas has a funn upper and lower …


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Giallo: Italian Pulp Novel Font

Giallo: Italian Pulp Novel Font

BUY NOW Giallo is an unusual font based on the title lettering used on Italian pulp mystery novels since the 1950s – called “Giallo” because of their characteristically yellow covers. Somewhere along the line someone in the Italian publishing industry had the bizarre idea of doing titles with dry transfer lettering and then making them into outlines using white-out. The …


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Fascination – A New Original Font

Fascination – A New Original Font

BUY NOW Fascination is based on graffiti calligraphy samples which have been regularized and regimented enough to be readable without losing the hand painted character of the letters.  It has some charming and unusual features while looking very natural and rough. Fascination includes full upper and lower character set, plus numbers and punctuation, plus it has both regular and bold …


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Goddard Font

Goddard Font

Goddard is a striking Art Nouveau font based on French advertising lettering. It was originally released in 2000 and has been one of our most popular fonts since then. It has been particularly popular in marketing and packaging applications.


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Architextura – A New Font

Architextura – A New Font

BUY NOW Architextura is a stylish and practical font based on hand lettering in the style used by architects and engineers on drawings and blueprints. It has a calligraphic quality to it, because it is based on hand drawn letters using a calligraphy pen, but the end result is very readable and very regular. Architextura includes full upper and lower …


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Rossetti – A Classic Font Revised

Rossetti – A Classic Font Revised

BUY NOW     We first released the Rossetti font in 1994.  It was originally developed from samples of 19th century type for a book cover design. Since then we’ve seen it in all sorts of uses from packaging for tea to signage at the local farmers market.  The original shareware version has been widely disseminated and has always annoyed …


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Speakeasy – New Font

BUY NOW   Speakeasy is a font based on 1930s style poster lettering with a strong Art Deco influence. It has some unusual character forms, like the elongated “s” but includes more normal alternate character forms.  It’s pretty elegant.  Perfect for menu titles and text at a speakeasy. Speakeasy includes full upper and lower character set, plus numbers and punctuation, …


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Santa Sangre – A New Font

Santa Sangre – A New Font

BUY NOW         Santa Sangre is a 1960s era font based, but more of a California surf design style font than a psychedelic font. It has some unique characteristics, especially the disjointed character forms which make it really stand out. It would look great as a logo font on a line of surf boards. Santa Sangre features …


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Hendrix Psychedelic Font

Hendrix is one of our most classic and most quintessential psychedelic poster fonts. It is based on hand lettering from a number of posters and album covers produced in the 1960s and the early 1970s. It is a very striking font, quite recognizable and identified with the period.


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Classic Font: Scurlock Updated

Scurlock was originally developed back in 2001 and has been one of our most popular fonts in the fantasy genre since that time. It has been particularly popular for the covers of fantasy novels, with its dramatic and stylized characters. One of the shortcomings of the original version of Scurlock was that it had a set of custom small-caps instead …


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Lemos Marquee – A New Font

Lemos Marquee – A New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Lemos Marquee is a new font which fits well with our Art Deco Fonts package. It is based on samples of lettering by Pedro de Lemos from the 1920s. It is very reminiscent of lettering in silent films of that era like those found in our Silent Film Fonts Collection. This explains the promotional graphic which …


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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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Roumonde Magasin: New Font

Roumonde Magasin: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Roumonde Magasin is a new font in the vein of our Futuristic Fonts package. It has an interesting science fictional look, even though the design concept originates in France during the Art Deco period. It’s kind of ideal for Jules Verne inspired designs and the future tech fantasies found in magazines like Popular Mechanix in the …


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