Grammophon – Brutalist German Art Nouveau Font

Grammophon – Brutalist German Art Nouveau Font

BUY NOW                 Grammophon is based on German lettering from the Jugendstil Art Nouveau period, but the style is uncharacteristically rough and harsh in appearance, anticipating the Brutalist movement of a later era. The source for the style is an advertising flyer for an early record player from Munich in 1910. Grammophon has …


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Elysian Art Nouveau Font

Elysian Art Nouveau Font

Elysian is an one of our older font designs, based on an Art Nouveau period typeface. It has gone through several versions and improvements and the current version is pretty perfect. Elysian works beautifully for titles and display uses where you want to create an artsy Art Nouveau look. It has a full upper case character set with small caps …


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Kharkov – A Ukrainian Constructivist Font

Kharkov – A Ukrainian Constructivist Font

BUY NOW           The Constructivist Movement in Russia spilled over to other areas an was an important branch of what we now consider Art Deco. It had a particular flowering in the Ukraine in the early 1930s before the region was brutally oppressed by Stalin in 1935. Evidence of the movement survives in photographs of constructivist …


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Classic Font: Valdemar

Classic Font: Valdemar

Valdemar has been very popular for book designs, movies and merchandising. It was selected as the official title font for merchandised products for the Harry Potter movies, but the similarity between the name Valdemar and the character Lord Voldemort is coincidental. The name Valdemar actually comes from a story by Edgar Allan Poe and the font was released before the …


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Gwionbach, a Font for St. Patrick’s Day

Gwionbach, a Font for St. Patrick’s Day

Gwionbach was inspired by a highly decorated page from an antique Celtic manuscript where a combination of Latin and Celtic letter styles produced an attractive hybrid form with lots of interesting character variations. Imagine the letters in the font outlined, gold filled and with decorative highlights. It also includes some special feature characters like special heavy weight over and underlines. …


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Patriarch Font

Patriarch Font

BUY NOW     Patriarch was one of our earliest calligraphic fonts, based on Russian Church Slavonic lettering, such as you would see in Russian Icons, but with the character forms adapted to the Latin alphabet instead of having true Cyrillic characters. So it is somewhat readable but still has the crazy look of the medieval slavonic characters. Patriarch has …


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Schiller Schrift Font – New

Schiller Schrift Font – New

  BUY NOW     Schiller Schrift is just the kind of font we made our name on when we were starting out. It is an incredibly detailed rendering of an antique calligraphic style with lots of decorative detail and swashes, taken from a German source. Schiller includes a full character set with numbers and punctuation plus lots of alternative …


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Monstrous Font

Monstrous Font

It’s time for something new and strange, our new and original Monstrous font. Monstrous is a titling font which offers a striking look and special features which make it truly unique. The characters are stylized and super-bold, but what really sets the font apart is that there are two complete character sets which are complimentary. The upper-case set tapers towards …


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Wanax Font

Wanax Font

  BUY NOW     Once upon a time when he was a graduate student Dave Nalle fooled around with tagging and came up with an original graffiti lettering style. Inevitably he made it into a font and the result is Wanax, which we released but didn’t give much promotion. So now we’re releasing it for real on our website …


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Imprimato – Classic Font

Imprimato – Classic Font

BUY NOW Imprimato is a near font we released a couple of years ago, which somehow never made it onto our website.  It is an original design and may have coincided with the designer having a minor stroke, accounting for the lack of promotion. Nonetheless, Imprimato is an interesting font, with upper and lowecase characters of uniform height, designed to …


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Tiki Party Font

Tiki Party Font

BUY NOW Tiki Party is a new font made for the intriguing tiki subculture. It is based on masks of Polynesian deities and spirits. They occupy the upper case postions and the lower case of the font is a full set of normal characters in a rough-cut style. It includes numbers and punctuation. It’s decorative and very appropriate for party …


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Ariosto Font – Featured

Ariosto Font – Featured

BUY NOW Ariosto is the very first Art Nouveau font we developed.  It has gone through several versions, because like many of our early fonts there were elements that needed improvement.  Now that it’s a mature font it is much refined and an excellent example of Art Nouveau type design. Ariosto features a full upper and lower case character set, …


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Eastside Round Graffiti Font

Eastside Round Graffiti Font

BUY NOW         Eastside Round is based on unique graffiti tagging samples from Washington, DC – found mostly on trashcans and electrical equipment boxes.  They 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 kind of …


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Allencon Font

Allencon Font

BUY NOW         Allencon is a calligraphic font based on an interpretation of 6th century Ostrogothic Italian calligraphy.  It make a great, bold alternative to all of the too-popular swashy calligraphy fonts.  Very readable and visually appealing. Allencon has a full set of upper and lower case characters, numbers and punctuation and some special characters and swashes. …


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Imperatore – A New Font

Imperatore – A New Font

BUY NOW Imperatore is an Art Deco typeface based on a hand lettered design from California Art Deco master designer Pedro de Lemos in the 1920s.  We have made some appropriate modifications and completed the character set to make a pretty striking typeface. Imperatore has a full set of upper and lower case characters, numbers and punctuation. There is no …


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Adresack Font Revised

Adresack Font Revised

Adresack is an original font in an arts and crafts style.  It is one of the first fonts we did – back in 1996 – entirely by construction directly in Fontographer.  It was inspired by  the lettering styles of designers like Charles Rennie MacKintosh and Jessie M. King. The accompanying graphic features an Arts and Crafts style fireplace because that’s …


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