Altaira – A New Font

Altaira – A New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Altaira is a new font which combines elements of Art Deco period lettering wit elements of modern poster lettering for a result which is attractive and has a Science Fictionish look to it. Hence the name, taken from the star Altair and the accompanying graphics which draw on cover art from an issue of Thrilling Wonder …


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Orford Font: Featured Font

Orford Font: Featured Font

Orford is based on samples of hand lettering from a 1693 manuscript collected by Lewis Day in his classic book on historical paleography, Alphabets Old and New. It is stylistically similar to our Allegheny font, but cleaner and clearer. It has characteristic clubbed ascenders on many of the lowercase letters, and alternate versions of a large selection of characters. It’s …


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Winterland – New Font

Winterland – New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Back to classic poster lettering. This time our source is posters from the Winterland Ballroom, one of the great San Francisco music venues of the 60s and 70s. It was a ice rink that gradually evolved into a ballroom and concert hall and by the 70s it had become one of the major stops for punk …


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Scattershot: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO In the 1960s posters with inspirational quotes on them were all the rage, usually featuring garish color combinations and rough hand lettering. This is the stylistic inspiration for our new Scattershot font. Scattershot is based on samples of period hand lettering in a similar style taken from an advertising design guidebook. It looks great on posters …


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Gadriel: First New Font of 2017

Gadriel: First New Font of 2017

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Gadriel has the honor of being our first font of 2017 and like a number of our recent fonts it was developed to expand our repertoire of script fonts to attempt to satisfy the very particular demands of a picky daughter who is getting married and wants something special for her wedding invitations. Apparently Gadriel did …


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Knuckleduster: The Last Official Font of 2016

Knuckleduster: The Last Official Font of 2016

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Knuckleduster is a rough, bold and highly stylized font. It’s great for titles and display uses where you want to create extra impact and a strong impression. Perfect for punk rock posters. The quote in the image is from the poet Charles Bukowki. You can try out the free limited feature version of Knuckleduster with our …


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Tzaphkiel: New Font

Tzaphkiel: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Tzaphkiel is an italic style font with bold capitals and unusually large lower case characters. It is very readable for use in titles and captions and is very readable for creating quote memes. You can try out the free limited feature version of Tzaphkiel with our DEMO, and the full version of Tzaphkiel is available for …


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Dormart – A New Font

Dormart – A New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Dormart is based on a 19th century fantasy alphabet with a Celtic basis an unusual character forms. It departs from a true Celtic uncial character set in that it has both upper and lower case characters. It is unusual but attractive and useful for titles or captions. It is named after the lead hound of the …


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Ver Sacrum Colographs Font

Ver Sacrum Colographs Font

BUY NOW This is the time of the year when we bring out the neat little fonts we designed during the course of the year and didn’t get around to releasing. The first of these is the Ver Sacrum Colograph font, based on the Colograph images used at the end of sections in the legendary Secsssionist movement Art Deco magazine …


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New Font – Huyot Art Nouveau Script

New Font – Huyot Art Nouveau Script

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Huyot is based on the lettering of George Auriol, the Art Nouveau designer and poet who produced posters and menus for the popular nightclub Le Chat Noir in Paris in the 1890s. Auriol designed a number of fonts derived from his lettering, but we went to the original hand lettered examples to create a design more …


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Soiree – Elegant Art Deco Font

Soiree – Elegant Art Deco Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Soiree is an elegant font in the Art Deco tradition. It has extremely contrasting weighting, with very wide ascenders on the left of the characters and very narrow lines on the right side of the characters. This produces a very formal look great for menu titles and special event invitations. You can try out the free …


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Rude Beast – A New Font for Halloween

Rude Beast – A New Font for Halloween

BUY NOW TRY DEMO For Halloween we’re offering a special font inspired by horror comics with an unusual look and some great decorative custom characters. Rude Beast is a rough, bold font with squared character shapes. The font includes two upper case character sets with different versions of the letters, plus bonus characters for making stylistically compatible The font is …


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Marfield Font

Marfield Font

Marfield is a fancy art nouveau era title font with relatively heavy character forms and neat little curled embellishments. The standard character set includes two different versions of most of the characters for nice variety. It’s an excellent font for headers, posters or other decorative uses. It will probably eventually be added to our Art Nouveau collection. You can try …


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Figurative Initials Font – New Release

Figurative Initials Font – New Release

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Figurative Initials are letters which take the form of a person or thing which has meaning beyond just the letter. They have been very popular over the years for teaching the alphabet to children or as decorative initials. In the early 20th century British calligrapher Vere Foster designed a set of Figurative Initials for one of …


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Wildflower Initials: New Font

Wildflower Initials: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Wildflower Initials is based on a fully developed artist’s sample of decorative book initials from the late 19th century. Complete alphabets of decorative initials from any period are quite rare because certain letters are almost never actually used in published text. The initials consist of Art Nouveau style gothic letters superimposed on detailed sketches of different …


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Almanac – New Font from Eric Sloane

Almanac – New Font from Eric Sloane

BUY NOW TRY DEMO We seem to be having a week focused on Eric Sloane, so a featured font based on his characteristic lettering designs seems like a must, and conveniently we didn’t have a font yet based on his more formal italic script style, so we went to work and the result is the new Almanac font, based on …


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