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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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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Letterpress Font Collection

Letterpress Font Collection

Click any font to see more. Letterpress printing is one of the oldest and simplest forms of printing, using letters carved into wooden blocks or cut from a rubbery material and attached to the blocks and then printed as a whole page composed of multiple elements. Today it is used primarily for poster printing by presses like Hatch Show Prints …


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Soiree – Elegant Art Deco Font

Soiree – Elegant Art Deco Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Soiree is an elegant font in the Art Deco tradition. It has extremely contrasting weighting, with very wide ascenders on the left of the characters and very narrow lines on the right side of the characters. This produces a very formal look great for menu titles and special event invitations. You can try out the free …


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An Overview of Our Russian Fonts

An Overview of Our Russian Fonts

In honor of the October Revolution (which was actually in November) I thought it would be good to draw attention to our rich selection of Russian theme and Russian Language fonts. The first and most unusual package we offer is our Russian Folk Art collection. It is based on designs from the Art Nouveau period in Russia with a heavy …


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