Alecto Font: Featured

Alecto Font: Featured

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Alecto was originally released in 2002 and was one of the fonts developed for our Futuristic Fonts package. It has a unique science fictional look, combining some of the look of an OCR font with pure fantasy elements. It’s just the kind of thing you’d expect to see on the side of a spaceship in an …


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Gates of the West – A New Font

Gates of the West – A New Font

BUY NOW       Gates of the West is based on samples of advertising lettering from the 1920s.  It is an Art Deco style with some interesting variations, hand drawn with an old-fashioned speedball and digitally rendered to have the character of hand drawn lettering but the regularity of mechanical type. It takes it’s name from the Clash song …


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Abaddon: A Classic Best Seller

Abaddon: A Classic Best Seller

Abaddon is one of our most best-selling fonts, made popular by the bands Bullet for my Valentine and Godsmack. The design originates with a variation on lettering by Alphons Mucha with added details and features which preserve an Art Nouveau look but add a bit of a harder edge to make a perfect horror or heavy metal themed font. Abaddon …


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Glyphos Mid-Century Advertising Font

Glyphos Mid-Century Advertising Font

BUY NOW Glyphos is based on samples of mid-century advertising lettering, particularly automotive promos. It originated with a custom design we did for a vintage tire manufacturer and we expanded on it with reference to advertising posters for Grand Prix events and particularly for Jaquar in the 1940s and 1950s. Glyphos has a full uppercase character set and a lowercase …


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Estoril Font

Estoril Font

Estoril is a bold display font with a unique look somewhere between the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. It’s typical of the kinds of advertising poster lettering which was highly influential on the nostalgic lettering styles of the Psychedelic period as well. It fits in well stylistically with both our Art Nouveau collection and our Psychedelic fonts. As for …


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Gebrauschgraphik, a German Art Deco Brutalist Font

Gebrauschgraphik, a German Art Deco Brutalist Font

BUY NOW     Gebrauschgraphik was the German equivalent of the American magazine Advertising Arts Annual and had the same concept of collecting photos and tear sheets of magazine ads for each year to provide a kind of snapshot of design for the year. Every issue featured a unique cover with original title lettering. Our Gebrauschgraphik font is based on …


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Wormwood, A New Font

Wormwood, A New Font

BUY NOW   Wormwood is a new font based on fanciful lettering from the Art Nouveau period.  Someone suggested that it looked like something you would draw while taking Absinthe, hence the name Wormwood. It bears some similarity to lettering styles which were popular for posters during the psychedelic period of the 1960s. Wormwood includes a full upper case character …


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New Font: Peacock Pie based on lettering by W. H. Robinson

New Font: Peacock Pie based on lettering by W. H. Robinson

BUY NOW   Peacock Pie is a new font based on the original lettering of legendary illustrator W. Heath Robinson from the 1923 edition of Peacock Pie, a collection of poems for children by Walter de la Mare. For this book Robinson did extensive illustrations and designed custom chapter headings and a custom frontispiece using this unique calligraphic style. We …


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Scrawlies 2.0 – A Sloppy Handwritten Font Revised

Scrawlies 2.0 – A Sloppy Handwritten Font Revised

Scrawlies was originally released in 2000 based on our lead designer’s wretched natural handwriting from when he was teaching college.  His handwriting may have gotten worse since then, but we preserved it in all its glory as it was then. This new 2.0 version of Scrawlies features and advanced and expanded character set with foreign language characters, plus a bold …


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New Font: Cafe Society

New Font: Cafe Society

BUY NOW Cafe Society is a font based on hand lettering from the early 20th century we found in an old book on lettering. The lettering style shows clear Art Nouveau influences, drawing on the styles of Alphonse Mucha and George Auriol but with it’s own complex and unique character. Cafe Society has a full normal character set with upper …


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Bikini Atoll – A Fun Font with Palm Trees!

Bikini Atoll – A Fun Font with Palm Trees!

“ BUY NOW   Our fourth and final end of year bonus, clean-up font is Bikini Atoll, a fun but very specialized font where each character is made up of palm trees in an informal sketchy style. Bikini Atoll is based on some mid-century lettering samples. It takes its name from the island chain where the hydrogen bomb was tested. …


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Kinderlieder – A Secessionist Font

Kinderlieder – A Secessionist Font

BUY NOW In the leftover fonts box we found this beautiful font based on title lettering from an Austrian children’s book from the Secessionist period. It’s actually a Christmas font but we didn’t have it ready quite in time, so we’re releasing it belatedly now. Kinderlieder has characteristics of Art Nouveau and early Art Deco typography. Although it originates in …


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Nightmare – A Pulp Novel Cover Font

Nightmare – A Pulp Novel Cover Font

BUY NOW   Another of our final fonts to wrap up 2017 is the Nightmare font, based on the cover lettering for the pulp paperback version of the 1946 novel Methinks the Lady by Guy Endore (Samuel Goldstein) which was published under the title Nightmare and later made into the movie Whirlpool by Otto Preminger in 1950. Endore specialized in …


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Buzzmill – a Roughcut Wood Font

Buzzmill – a Roughcut Wood Font

BUY NOW       It’s the end of the year and at the end of the year we always have some fonts we’ve been working on for months and we push them through to completion to meet our quota of new fonts for the year. This means you can look forward to some interesting fonts released very quickly over …


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Holiday Font: Weihnacht

Holiday Font: Weihnacht

BUY NOW TRY DEMO   Weihnacht is an Art Deco era font based on lettering from Germany. It has dramatic character forms and a visually striking style for a bold, sans-serif typeface. Its style seems very appropriate for Christmas so we’re releasing it for the Holidays, the theme also explains the name. Weihnacht has a full normal character set with …


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St. Nicholas: Our Favorite Holday Font

St. Nicholas: Our Favorite Holday Font

BUY NOW                           St. Nicholas is our most popular Holiday font. It is based on the title lettering from the early 20th century children’s magazine St. Nicholas, published by the Frederick Warne company, which is perhaps best known for publishing the works of Beatrix Potter. The magazine featured …


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