Calligraphy Fonts Collection

Calligraphy Fonts Collection

When scribes first put pen to page they began the long struggle to control the written form of language and balance the demands of form and function. From humble beginnings adapting inscriptive lettering to other media, the stylistic and functional demands on written language have grown and changed and over the centuries writing has become an art form as well …


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The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament is an extraordinary compendium of design resources created by Victorian designer and illustrator Owen Jones as a visual history of art and design from various cultures from ancient times to the early modern era. With over 100 pages and thousands of images it is an unequaled resource for any graphic designer. It’s also a great introduction …


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Captain Kidd Font in The Last Battle

I was walking through the local comic store today when my eye was caught by a comic with a cover of muscular Romans fighting in a huge battle on a comic called The Last Battle. I’m a sucker for anything historical involving Rome, a theme not explored enough in the graphic genre, but what held my eye even more was …


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Roman Inscriptory Fonts

Exploring his favorite historical period, Michael Scarpitti has developed a special collection of fonts based on Roman inscriptory lettering and calligraphy. You may have already seen a few of his fonts on our featured fonts page. While more Roman fonts are planned for the future, with the latest releases we now have enough fonts to release them as a package at a special price.


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New Font: Aventine

It’s a very political year so we’re releasing a political poster font, Aventine. From time to time we’ve been asked to work on some political designs for local campaigns. One offshoot of that is that we have developed some poster font designs specifically tailored to the needs of campaign posters, and as we did with Texas Star back in 2002, …


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