Primrose Initials – New Font

Primrose Initials – New Font

< BUY NOW TRY DEMO Promrose 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 Medieval Gothic style letters superimposed on detailed woodcuts of primroses …


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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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St. Nicholas: The Christmas Font

St. Nicholas: The Christmas Font

St. Nicholas is based on the title lettering from the early 20th century childrens magazine St. Nicholas, published by the Warne company, which is perhaps best known for publishing the works of Beatrix Potter. The magazine featured several different title styles over the years, but this particular design stood out so we designed a complete font based on it. It’s …


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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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Letterpress Font Collection

Letterpress Font Collection

Click any font to see more. Letterpress printing is one of the oldest and simplest forms of printing, using letters carved into wooden blocks or cut from a rubbery material and attached to the blocks and then printed as a whole page composed of multiple elements. Today it is used primarily for poster printing by presses like Hatch Show Prints …


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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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An Overview of Our Russian Fonts

An Overview of Our Russian Fonts

In honor of the October Revolution (which was actually in November) I thought it would be good to draw attention to our rich selection of Russian theme and Russian Language fonts. The first and most unusual package we offer is our Russian Folk Art collection. It is based on designs from the Art Nouveau period in Russia with a heavy …


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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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Live Free – A Free Font

Live Free – A Free Font

As a general rule we don’t like to mix business with politics, but in this unique election season when it offers us the opportunity to make a free font available, we blur the lines a little. We recently undertook to design a unique logo font for the transpartisan outreach wing of the Gary Johnson presidential campaign. They needed something bold …


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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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