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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J. M. Bergling Art Nouveau Fonts

J. M. Bergling Art Nouveau Fonts

Over the last few years we’ve developed a number of fonts based on the hand lettering of early 20th century calligrapher J. M. Bergling. A lot of his work fits into the Art Nouveau category and of the notable calligraphers of the period his work particularly stands out as influential in the development of Art Nouveau derived poster lettering of …


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Esperanza: Classic Font

Esperanza: Classic Font

Esperanza is one of our earliest fonts and it was due for an upgrade, so we have gone through it, fixed some problem outlines, added new spacing and kerning and adjusted the weight of some of the characters. It’s a great, stylish scrip font with origins in the 19th century. You can get this new improved version of Esperanza online …


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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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Two New Initials Fonts by Delamotte

Two New Initials Fonts by Delamotte

Freeman Delamotte (not to be confused with the late 19th century footballer of the same name) was a design historian of the mid-19th century who was second only to his contemporary Owen Jones in his ability to recreate historical lettering and to create new lettering in traditional historical styles. We recently acquired a significant library of Delamotte’s works, including bound …


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Happy Birthday to CFA Voysey

Last week was the 159th anniversary of Arts and Crafts pioneer CFA Voysey. Voysey was an architect who worked on the principle of form following function and the idea that designers should engage in the entire process of decorating and furnishing a home, popularized contemporaneously by designers like William Morris and later by Frank Lloyd Wright. Some time ago we …


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Bucephalus – Classic Font

Bucephalus is a classic Art Nouveau style font, one of the first that we ever released back in the early 1990s. It has gone through several revisions since then, the latest featuring improved character outlines and kerning, plus an expanded foreign language character set. Bucephalus takes it’s name from Alexander the Great’s horse, because the curved form of the characters …


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Elizabethan Script Font Set

Elizabethan Script Font Set

BUY NOW TRY DEMO A major design project has finally come to fruition, a special collection of compatible fonts which form a comprehensive survey of variants of Elizabethan era cursive script lettering. This set consists of four fonts which include at least four variant forms of every upper and lower case character, all stylistically compatible so you can mix and …


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