Romantic Fonts and Art for Valentines Day

Romantic Fonts and Art for Valentines Day

We’ve got a font package for just about every other holiday, so it seemed impossible to resist putting together a collection of fonts specifically for the romantic themes of Valentines Day.  Once we’d settled on the idea it was inevitable that we also include a selection of romantic art by Eleanor Brickdale which is just perfect for making decorative Valentines …


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Falmouth Font

Falmouth Font

This Falmouth font is named after a seaport in romantic Cornwall. Falmouth is an Art Deco style font with some characteristics in common with fonts from our Art Nouveau package and our Modern and Futuristic font packages. It even resonates with Artys & Crafts fonts like Semiramis and Advertising Gothic. It’s heavy and stylized and includes drop-initial variants of the …


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The Fonts of 2019

The Fonts of 2019

Every year we release a number of new fonts, and at the start of the next year we collect them all together and release them as a collection at a great discount price. That time has come again. 2019 was not our most productive year, but we did release 15 new fonts and some of them are very interesting. These …


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Hotel Gassner – German Art Nouveau Font

Hotel Gassner – German Art Nouveau Font

BUY NOW   Hotel Gassner is a font based on the lettering on a poster for a Munich hotel, restaurant and cafe from 1906. It was a popular enough venue that a huge new hotel was built with the same name in the late 1900s. The font includes a full upper case character set plus small caps and punctuation. It’s …


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Sketchy – A New Graffiti Font

Sketchy – A New Graffiti Font

BUY NOW       As you can see from the accompanying graphic, which is a weird collage of burlesque kitsch and paranoid constructivism, Sketchy is a pretty unusual font. It is based on hand lettered graffiti samples from the 1980s, just the kind of thing you would find in xeroxed collage-style punk-rock club posters. Sketchyhas includes a full upper …


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Walter Crane Initials and Ornaments

It has taken a lot of hours of development, but we finally have our promised Walter Crane Initials font. Or should I say FOUR fonts, because in the process of developing the font it turned out that we ended up with more than we bargained for. One reason that there are four fonts is that there was so much material …


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Chanson Deco – A New Font

Chanson Deco – A New Font

BUY NOW         There are other type foundries out there, but few of them go to such lengths to research obscure lettering styles and develop them into full and usable fonts. Our new Chanson Deco font is a great example of this. It is based on samples of hand lettering from a set of sentimental sheet music …


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Koller Corners, a Forgotten Font

Koller Corners, a Forgotten Font

Koller Corners is a set of printers ornaments and borders based on late 19th century designs. We originally released it as a promotional font in 2018 to our Instagram followers, but it is now available for general purchase. Each character is a unique different decorative emblem or corner in an Art Nouveau style and they can be combined to make …


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Cafe Corso, A New Jugendstil Art Nouveau Font

Cafe Corso, A New Jugendstil Art Nouveau Font

BUY NOW                   It’s been a while since we did any new Art Nouveau or Jugendstil fonts, but we recently hit on a trove of old posters from the 1890s and early 1900s in Germany, including ones with lots of lettering from Munich and Berlin.  Munich Jugendstil is pretty well known, but …


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Windlass Font Featured in Disney’s “Onward”

Windlass Font Featured in Disney’s “Onward”

We get awfully excited when our fonts appear in popular movies, and it happened again.  Our Windlass font appears in the trailers for the new Disney kids move “Onward” as the primary title font.  Some examples are provided to the right. Windlass has been one of our most popular fonts for all sorts of uses, from Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson” …


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Locksley Font

Locksley Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO We have done a number of fonts based on unique, historic movie titles. The most well known and widely circulated is our Captain Kidd font, but we have another historic movie font based on an even more famous movie, our Locksley font which comes from the titles of the Adventures of Robin Hood the black and …


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Epigramatic: A Roycroft Design Font

Epigramatic: A Roycroft Design Font

BUY NOW   Epigramatic is a new font based on lettering by Dard Hunter for the Roycroft Press in the early 1900s.  It gets its name from the various epigrams from Elbert Hubbard which it was used for in their books. He was the king of useful epigrams. Epigramatic has a full character set plus numbers and punctuation and has  …


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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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The Colonial Fonts Collection

The Colonial Fonts Collection

In our imaginations we associate the colonial period with images of idealism, revolution and adventure. It was a time of great men and ideas and of rogues and villainy. Colonial history has been immortalized tales of pirates, highwaymen, heroes and great statesmen. It was also one of the most fertile periods in the development of type and printed arts. The publishing industry in the American Colonies was energetic and ambitious, publishing all sorts of books, maps and periodicals for a growing literate population.


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Featured : Rockne

Featured : Rockne

Rockne is based on samples of mid-20th century wood type in a style which was clearly an influence on the poster lettering of the 1960s as demonstrated in our Butterfield, Harbinger and Pantagruel. It clearly comes out of the Art Nouveau tradition, and with wood type already obsolete at the time the font was made, it presents a chronological anomaly …


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Cryptos – A New Graffiti Font

Cryptos – A New Graffiti Font

BUY NOW             We’ve done a lot of graffiti fonts recently, building up towards the release of a graffiti fonts package, and this is the jewel in the crown of that package, a font based on the most popular style of tag lettering which is in use by taggers all over the country.  We hope …


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