Knuckleduster: The Last Official Font of 2016

Knuckleduster: The Last Official Font of 2016

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Knuckleduster is a rough, bold and highly stylized font. It’s great for titles and display uses where you want to create extra impact and a strong impression. Perfect for punk rock posters. The quote in the image is from the poet Charles Bukowki. You can try out the free limited feature version of Knuckleduster with our …


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Tzaphkiel: New Font

Tzaphkiel: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Tzaphkiel is an italic style font with bold capitals and unusually large lower case characters. It is very readable for use in titles and captions and is very readable for creating quote memes. You can try out the free limited feature version of Tzaphkiel with our DEMO, and the full version of Tzaphkiel is available for …


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Dormart – A New Font

Dormart – A New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Dormart is based on a 19th century fantasy alphabet with a Celtic basis an unusual character forms. It departs from a true Celtic uncial character set in that it has both upper and lower case characters. It is unusual but attractive and useful for titles or captions. It is named after the lead hound of the …


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Barcino Champagne Belle Epoque Label

Barcino Champagne Belle Epoque Label

While shopping for the holidays I made a lovely discovery. While shopping at COSTCO I found a bottle of champagne (technically sparkling wine) from a Spanish company called Barcino which features a number of our fonts. It’s a lovely label, based on Art Nouveau style, for a vintage appropriately called “Belle Epoque.” What’s most striking about the design is that …


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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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Design You Own Holiday Cards with Pedro Lemos

Pedro Lemos was the editor of School Arts Magazine and a major figure in the California Arts and Crafts Crafts movement. He was also taught at Stanford University director of their Art Museum. He focused a lot of his effort on reviving hand crafting in various arts which had been taken over by mass production. His works on designing with …


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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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Renaissance Fonts and Art Collection

Renaissance Fonts and Art Collection

  Click any font to see a larger sample. The Renaissance saw the movement of literature into vernacular languages, the beginnings of printing and mass book production and the popularization of fiction and writing of all sorts aimed at a wider, commercial audience. In accord with the humanist philosophy of the Renaissance there was a demand for more practical, accessible …


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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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Paul Woodroffe – Songs from Shakespeare

Paul Woodroffe – Songs from Shakespeare

In the early 20th century there was a real boom in the market for high end books with a corresponding increase in the work of contemporary illustrators. The most famous artist to emerge in this period was Arthur Rackham, but he was joined by many others like William Russell Flint, Eleanor Brickdale and Frank Brangwyn, some of whom were incredibly …


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