Pulp Fonts

Pulp Fonts

In the 1930s there was an explosion of popular literature in the form of pulp novels and magazines, featuring lurid covers and scandalous content in a diversity of genres from suspense to mystery to science fiction to westerns. Pulp novel covers had a distinctive style and that included the use of characteristic lettering styles, and we’ve developed a special collection of fonts which capture the key elements of pulp style.


Continue Reading
Updated: Arabian Nights Fonts and Art Package

Updated: Arabian Nights Fonts and Art Package

Click any font to see a larger sample: The culture of the east entices and allures. From the stony walls of Petra to the fabled spires of ancient Samarkand, the the legend of the great days of Caliphs, Wazirs and brave adventurers outshines the modern era of oil and petty tyrrany. Who would not trade a dozen Saddam Husseins for …


Continue Reading

April Fools Highlights

In most years (except this one) we try to amuse with some sort of April Fools prank.  This year Easter seems to have intervened and we have no prank to play, but here are some past examples preserved as best we could. 1998 April Fools Page 1999 April Fools Page. 2000 April Fools Page. 2001 April Fools Page. 2002 April …


Continue Reading
Abaddon: A Classic Best Seller

Abaddon: A Classic Best Seller

Abaddon is one of our most best-selling fonts, made popular by the bands Bullet for my Valentine and Godsmack. The design originates with a variation on lettering by Alphons Mucha with added details and features which preserve an Art Nouveau look but add a bit of a harder edge to make a perfect horror or heavy metal themed font. Abaddon …


Continue Reading
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 …


Continue Reading
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 …


Continue Reading
Art & Symbol Fonts Collection

Art & Symbol Fonts Collection

Art fonts (sometimes called “dingbats”) have their origins in early printers ornaments used to fill space on a printed page. Traditionally these ornaments took the form of floral or geometric designs, and were inserted when the page was set, just like type.   Modern art fonts are able to reproduce more complex images so they can also draw on the …


Continue Reading
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 …


Continue Reading
Wormwood, A New Font

Wormwood, A New Font

BUY NOW   Wormwood is a new font based on fanciful lettering from the Art Nouveau period.  Someone suggested that it looked like something you would draw while taking Absinthe, hence the name Wormwood. It bears some similarity to lettering styles which were popular for posters during the psychedelic period of the 1960s. Wormwood includes a full upper case character …


Continue Reading
Gwionbach, a Font for St. Patrick’s Day

Gwionbach, a Font for St. Patrick’s Day

Gwionbach was inspired by a highly decorated page from an antique Celtic manuscript where a combination of Latin and Celtic letter styles produced an attractive hybrid form with lots of interesting character variations. Imagine the letters in the font outlined, gold filled and with decorative highlights. It also includes some special feature characters like special heavy weight over and underlines. …


Continue Reading
Celtic Font and Art Collections

Celtic Font and Art Collections

he Celts have been acclaimed for their remarkable artistic legacy – far more substantial than that of other ancient societies of Western Europe. They left behind a fascinating tradition of visual and literary art,and can be credited with the preservation of culture and literacy in Western Europe after the fall of Rome. Their imprint is strongest in the British Isles …


Continue Reading
Fantasy Fonts and Art Package

Fantasy Fonts and Art Package

Our classic Fantasy Fonts & Art collection is a great resource for artists, designers, roleplayers and world builders who want to create visual aids for any kind of fantasy world or project. The collection includes 30 original fonts and over 100 images by outstanding artists, all collected together for download or on CD at a very reasonable price. The fonts …


Continue Reading