The latest release of our MapMaker fonts features
15 original fonts. It includes fonts for mapping terrain, fonts of complete building plans, fonts for
designing buildings and a selection of cartographic lettering fonts.
Basilica is a font of architectural elements for
designing floorplans of churches, castles, houses and other buildings. It
includes a variety of wall thicknesses, windows, doors, stairs and other
essential pieces which you can easily assemble in any graphics or desktop
publishing program to create impressive, easy to understand layouts for
anything from a hut to a palace to a house by house map of a
The characters in Ortelius can be combined to make
traditional geographical maps in an antique style. They include segments
of coastline and rivers which can be combined in thousands of different
patterns, plus city, town and fortification emblems, terrain symbols,
compass symbols and everything else you need for a high-quality map of
your world or key parts of it.
Our Landscape fonts are a pair of fonts containing landscape symbols,
images and textures ideal for adding details to your maps and plans,
such as trees, rocks, terrain features and other important elements of
Cityscape is mainly a decorative font, but it can add
flair to your maps and plans. Each character is the silhouette of a
building and they can be combined to create a complete panorama of a
Samarkand is a decorative building silhouette
font like Cityscape, but with a middle eastern theme. It includes
mosques and towers and all the elements of a medieval islamic city.
Our three floorplan fonts include Temples, Castles
and Houses. Each font includes a large selection of complete building
floorplans which you can access with a few key clicks. Plans include
original designs and notable historic buildings, mostly medieval and
These six fonts have been selected as particularly
useful for lettering and captioning maps and plans. Brandywine is based
on the lettering of Howard Pyle and is very clear and readable in small
sizes, despite having a hand-drawn look. Queensland is a bold,
hand-drawn italic font ideal for titles and captions. Windlass is a bold
titling font with an antique look ideal for headings and large captions. In some of the alternate
character locations it includes decorative map elements with a pirate
theme. Buccaneer is based on hand lettering by Howard Pyle for his
Book of Pirates. Walsingham is very similar to the lettering
style favored by 16th century English mapmakers. Pavane is similar
to the style of continental mapmakers like Abraham Ortelius.
All six fonts are versatile and are similar to typefaces and lettering
styles used on historical maps of the 15th and 16th centuries.
The newest additions for the 5th edition of the collection
include the John Speed font set, Platthand and the new Hexmap cartographic
font for wargame design.
The LITE version of the package includes just
the fonts for only $49. The PLUS version includes all the fonts, plus the color design elements and
over a hundred antique maps for only $79 (only on CD). The current release is the new 5th edition
of the package. If you have the 2nd or 3rd edition you can upgrade for only $49. If you have the 4th
edition you can upgrade and get all the new material for $25. Upgrades include a complete new
CD. You can order or upgrade from our online ordering page. Just CLICK HERE
or call us at
for additional ordering info, click on the Scriptorium link to the left
To get an idea of what our MapMaker fonts are like, try out
this demo version of our Floorplan fonts. It combines selected floorplans from
all three of our Floorplan fonts.
Floorplans for Windows (PKZip). Download
Floorplans for MacOS (StuffIt).