Oct 21, 2017



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Characters

CharactersFounded in 2004, Characters Font Foundry is an independent Dutch type foundry, designing, manufacturing and selling high quality typefaces for creative designers. Characters specializes in creating custom typefaces for corporate identities and packaging. Some are modern, and some are pretty funky—as the tag line says: typography to express yourself.... More

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Characters

WC Fonts

WC fontsWC Fonts – founded in 2005 by Christophe Féray and based in France – is a small typographer's paradise consisting of some great professional font designs, and features a large freeware fonts collection in OpenType format. The typefaces are often conventional in terms of legibility—yet still funky and modern, experimenting with concepts that seek new visual, typographic and linguistic possibilities. The pro/custom designed typefaces are published for retail sale, and are all quite nice (although at this posting we had a hard time finding the payment links). We also liked his iconographic fonts.... More

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WC fonts


MAC Rhino Fonts

MAC Rhino FontsMRF (MAC Rhino Fonts) was established in 2003, but founder Stefan Hattenbach has been producing fonts since 1997. The foundry operates as an independent studio, specializing in custom typography, editing and digitizing and other type-based technical services. They have 4 free fonts for download, and their traditional line of fonts are available from a number of online distributors.... More

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MAC Rhino Fonts

Grixel

Grixel - Greek pixel fontsIf you didn't need more pixel fonts, you certainly didn't try to use them in different languages. Grixel is the only pixel home we know of for Unicode TrueType pixel fonts that include Western, Central European, Turkish and Greek characters... which means these fonts cover many, many different languages! This site, which was about a year in the making, contains about 40 fully optimized pixel fonts with over 10 free Grixel fonts downloadable for both Mac and PC.... More

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Grixel - Greek pixel fonts


Cape Arcona Type Foundry

Cape Arcona Type FoundryClassic Arcona fonts are back online. Visit the store with over 40 fonts available at this time - and download over a dozen classic Arcona fonts that are totally free! Cape Arcona Type Foundry offers a wide range of typographic services, from original typeface design to individual font production... A foundry and type specialty design firm all in one.... More

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Cape Arcona Type Foundry

DSType

DSType 6.0This type agency - which is really a one-man type factory, has a nice range of modern serif, script, and sans-serif fonts - counting over 30 at the time of this posting. Be sure to scroll down on the left side and view the commision works, which show the fonts in use... as designed by Dino dos Santos, the Portugese typography master himself.... More

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DSType 6.0


Underware

UnderwareUnderware is a graphic design studio which specializes in designing and producing quality typefaces. These are often conventional in terms of legibility - yet functional, having concepts that seek for new visual, typographic and linguistic possibilities. These typefaces are published for retail sale or are custom designed, and you can see many great usage samples on their site. Founded in 1999.... More

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Underware

village

village type co-opVillage is a type co-op founded in 2005 as a distribution agent for a group of small digital type foundries from around the world. The members hail from Canada, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United States... forming a union of eleven (soon to be twelve at this posting) outstanding young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together.... More

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village type co-op


Process Type Foundry

Process Type FoundryLocated in Saint Paul, Minnesota just off historic Printer’s Row, the Process Type Foundry specializes in the design and distribution of contemporary typefaces. Their work has been featured in PRINT, étapes, HOW and STEP magazines as well as the book Metro Letters. They have about 13 very strong font choices (at the time of this posting) that range from full width to linear geometric, each with their own simply beautiful qualities.... More

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Process Type Foundry

Shift Font Library

Shift Font LibraryRecently re-launched, Shift Font Library from Joshua Distler presents eight high-quality, re-released Shift classics in Macintosh Type 1 format. Actually, half of them are icon sets, but the main font BetaSans is very strong, and we hope more like this are in the pipe-line. Worth checking back on this site. PC versions coming too.... More

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Shift Font Library


Joshua Darden

Joshua DardenJoshua Darden develops new typefaces and lettering for publications, institutions, corporate brands and private clients. Since 1994, this work has been characterized by a careful mating of disparate ideas, guided by a love and respect for the history of letter design, whether manifested in the highbrow or the mundane. Formerly known as ScanJam Design, the new Joshua Darden Studio and font sales site features immediate purchases and downloads, plus custom font design and branding design for publications and more.... More

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Joshua Darden

Hoefler & Frere-Jones

Hoefler & Frere-JonesSince 1989, Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones have helped some of the world's foremost publications, corporations, and institutions develop their unique voice through typography. Their body of work includes some of the world's most famous designs, typefaces marked by both high performance and high style. In 2004, The Hoefler Type Foundry entered its sixteenth year as Hoefler & Frere-Jones. H&FJ continues to work with brand leaders in every sector, developing original typefaces and licensing fonts from its library of nearly 1,000 designs, and it publishes fonts exclusively through its New York sales office and its web site.... More

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Hoefler & Frere-Jones


Mean Tangerine

Mean TangerineMean Tangerine represents more than just a beefy library of grade A pixel fonts you can use for Flash, typography and the Web. Mean T. also represents Tyler Young, a one-man graphic machine who cranks outs fonts, photographs, backrounds, stylesheets and all manner of graphic stock. This is his fully functional store, selling a growing stock of handy graphic items.... More

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Mean Tangerine

Distype

DistypeDistype is a simply this: a small Belgian pixel typeface foundry with minor commercial aims. Their goal is to design both functional and aesthetic pixel typefaces for the design community, for use online, and in mobile phones. Their site is simple to use, and the pixel fonts themselves come in the usual varieties: chunky, readable, small, smaller, smallest, and free.... More

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Distype


T.26 Digital Type Foundry

T.26 Digital Type FoundryIf you only want to talk, think and talk some more about type, this is home for all the leaders in contemporary, edgy and eclectic fonts. There's a huge number of new collections and typefaces here, from scripty madness to computerized pixel goodness. Not much to read, cause let's face it... You're here for the fonts! These guys are also premiere type designers who offer custom fonts for logos.... More

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T.26 Digital Type Foundry

Font Bureau

Font BureauA renown font foundry founded in 1989 by noted publications designer and consultant Roger Black and type designer David Berlow to serve the emerging needs of microcomputer-based magazine and newspaper publishers seeking unique typographic identities. The New York Times, Newsweek and Smart were among the first clients to commission type designs. During the past fifteen years, Font Bureau has designed over 1,000 fonts for over 300 publications. A few of these designs remain the exclusive property of the publications but most have become part of Font Bureau’s Retail Library. This retail library is now offered directly to end users by... More

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Font Bureau


House Industries

House IndustriesRecognized across the planet, House Industries has one of the largest collection of custom fonts - all grouped into several distinctive themed packages. From Tiki-style to Chalet, Monster fonts to Vegas, there's no theme they have not explored, or are willing to embellish. Are they the coolest font foundry on the planet? Probably. These type geniuses are also premiere type designers and illustrators who offer a complete custom package of type design for any project.... More

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House Industries

Fountain Pro Bono Fonts

These are the free fonts - designed by Peter Bruhn - that every that every graphic designer has on their hard drive... and if not, under what rock and which century have you been hiding? From what is considered the very first pixel font, Sevenet, to antique and gothic style samplers, modern smooth fonts, and even some characters and dingbats, Fountain gives away these great type samples all for free! 13 Free Fonts for Mac and PC.... More

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Fountain Bro Bono Fonts


Fonthead Design Free Font Set

Typical of the quirky and hand-made style of Fonthead Design fonts, this set of freebies is probably not going to give you a lot of ammunition for dry corporate projects. But if you want to round out your font collection with a couple solid hand-written fonts, then this is a good place to start. We do love the free Star Wars font, Redfive, however. 9 Free Fonts for Mac and PC.... More

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Fonthead Design Free Font Set

Atomic Media

This library of pixel fonts are not free, but they do have a comprehensive 'Pak' of bitmapped fonts, even including an ambitious Japanese pixel font. They sell for between $19 for single version up to $99 for all 23. The nice part about these sets is they include punctuation and extra characters, so you can have all your little pixels and dots in order.... More

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Atomic Media


04

The ambiguously named 04 straddles two of our favorite fields in media design: graphic design and font design. So, when you visit this Japanese digital design shop - in addition to grabbing 5 nice display fonts and 17 bitmapped font variations (all free) - you can check out their work, and especially an amazing little exhibit where they've posted 100 design variations on their name.... More

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04

Fonts & Type

Welcome to the Fonts & Type category. Everything the typographic designer ever needed in the world of fonts & typography will be listed in this area. From font foundries to typographic essays, free fonts and font resources... Stay tuned for more type!... More


Chank Fonts

Ever-evolving, Chank's methods of cranking out fonts and offering font give-aways created a movement of followers on the web. Therefore, you'll find a huge assortment of wild and comic fonts by Chank Diesel and friends. Enjoying the lost childhood pleasure of complete irreverence while immersed in handwritten fonts is like being back in the womb. Lots of free fonts here.... More

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Chank Fonts

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