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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Facebook Acquires 2 New Colors and 3 New Fonts for $1.2 Billion

Citing the boring sameness of their web presentation, the management of social media giant Facebook has contacted us here at the Scriptorium to purchase two new proprietary colors and 3 new custom fonts for $1.2 billion. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg observed that now that his company has topped the $100 billion mark it seemed safe to risk investing in a …


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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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Olympic Symbol Fonts

There was an interesting report on NPR today about the history of Olympic pictograms, the special sets of custom international symbols used to help people from many different linguistic backgrounds find their way around the Olympics and identify things like sports venues and restrooms. There is a long history of specialized graphic design associated with the olympics and the fonts …


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Medieval Fonts and Art

Click any font to see a larger sample. he Middle Ages saw calligraphy and book decoration emerge as significant art forms. The demands of church and government administration as well as the birth of popular literature created a huge demand for written documents. Decorative manuscripts began to become popular with a wider audience, courts and governments required more and more …


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Fonts in Arthur Christmas

Took the kiddies to see Arthur Christmas today. The film was pretty good as animated Christmas fare goes. Light and full of action with some very good animation from Aardman, which has branched out from their long history of doing excellent stop motion work into 3D digital animation. But for me a surprise bonus at the end of the film …


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2010: A Year in Fonts

In 2010 we released 18 new fonts, a tad short of our ideal goal of 24, but a pretty respectable output considering the work involved. 7 were new and original designs. 6 were adaptations of vintage hand lettering. 5 were based on antique type. So far the best seller of the lot has been Ormandine, followed closely by Big Blok …


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Licensing Fonts for Embedding

While most of our business remains selling fonts for use in publication and graphic design, a growing market for stylish fonts is in the production of sophisticated digital applications for computers and increasingly for other platforms like console games and even smartphones. Fonts for use in these applications are usually embedded, either as part of a Flash animation or application …


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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 …


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2009: A Year in Fonts

In 2009 we released 20 entirely new fonts (pictured here) plus an assortment of revisions, variations and special fonts. 18 of the 20 fonts were released through the Font Club and two were special releases associated with the Steampunk and Art Deco packages. For those who aren’t in the Font Club and didn’t want to buy all of these fonts …


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