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. …


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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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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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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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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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Mosaiek: A De Stijl Font

Mosaiek: A De Stijl Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Mosaiek is based on a sample of magazine title lettering from the 1920s in the Netherlands. It is an interesting font which reflects the design style of the De Stijl movement which shares many elements with Constructivist and Art Deco fonts of the same period. Mosaiek has a full regular character set and a lower case …


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Pumpkin Patch: Halloween Initials Font

Pumpkin Patch: Halloween Initials Font

BUY NOW   Pumpkin Patch is a special font for the holiday season. It is a set of decorative initials with a halloween, jack-o-lantern theme. It is based on 1950s lettering for a children’s magazine. Pumpkin Patch just has a 26 character set because that is all you need for a set of decorative initials. There is no demo version …


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Cataphract: 1950s Advertising Font

Cataphract: 1950s Advertising Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Cataphract is based on a sample o 1950s era advertising lettering. It is uniquely angular and has a futuristic look characteristic of 1950s and early 1960s design. It would look great on a spaceship with fins. Cataphract has a full regular character set plus a custom set of outline characters so you can create titles with …


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