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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Holiday Feature Guide

Holiday Feature Guide

Over the years we have produced many special packages and unique fonts specifically for the holiday season. Many of these were collected into our Holiday Font and Art Collection and others are stand-alone items such as packages of art for Christmas cards or special fonts for holiday designs.


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Paul Woodroffe Christmas Art from “Bethlehem”

Paul Woodroffe Christmas Art from “Bethlehem”

In 1903 noted illustrator Paul Woodroffe produced a decorated, illustrated limited edition of the music composed by Joseph Moorat for Laurence Houseman’s nativity play Bethlehem.  It includes some great decorations and borders with a very seasonally appropriate holly theme.  It’s a great resource for designing Christmas cards and since it’s that time of year we’re making the illustrations and decorations …


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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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Holiday Fonts and Art

Holiday Fonts and Art

hatever holiday you celebrate, it’s probably a time of cards and presents and decorations and parties — that means you’re going to need great fonts and art to add elegance and unique flare to your seasonal projects. The Scriptorium Holiday Fonts and Art  collection has the resources you need, including free samples and shareware demos, as well as a selection …


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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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An April Fools Mess

We had a lovely plan for April Fools Day. We were going to make the whole site hard to read by putting it in our new (forthcoming) Walter Crane Handscript font as a promotion for our forthcoming package based on “The Three Sirens” but cruel fate mocked us and made us the butt of her April Fools joke. As we …


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Joyeuse: A Christmas Font

Joyeuse: A Christmas Font

Joyeuse is one of our earlier fonts, based on a 1920s design derived from William Morris’ Troy Type. It was one of the first fonts we included in our Holiday Fonts and Art package and one of our first Master Fonts and has been a staple of Christmas Card design for years. This new version of Joyeuse includes some revisions …


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St. Nicholas Font Featured in <i>Krampus</i>

St. Nicholas Font Featured in Krampus

Our St. Nicholas font really gets around.  In 2011 it was on The Daily Show and in 2010 it was on Saturday Night Live. But by far the most exciting use we’ve seen of it to date is its use in the title of the upcoming holiday horror movie Krampus, which is opening on December 4th.  St. Nicholas is a …


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Albemarle Font Featured on Southern Living Cookbook

While shopping at the local Dillards I noticed stacks of copies of the Southern Living Christmas Cookbook on just about every counter. It particularly caught my eye because of the prominent use of our Albemarle font for the word “Christmas” on the cover.  Albemarle is a great choice for Christmas uses, plus it’s one of our most popular and versatile …


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New Holiday Clip-Art Mini Package

This year, as a special holiday offering we’re releasing a mini-package of seasonal clip-art with images based on mortised advertising cuts from the early 1900s. The images are based on printers oranments which would have originally been sold individually as brass plates to be inserted into a typeset page. The seasonal images include lots of Santa images, trees, wreaths, bells, …


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St. Nicholas Font on The Daily Show

Our St. Nicholas font has become so closely associated with the Christmas holiday that it seems to be showing up everywhere with the season approaching. Last year it showed up on Saturday Night Live and last night it was used on a title card for a comedy piece on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with John Stewart, accompanied by a …


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