Finding the right font for your design work can often be really frustrating and time consuming. For that reason you should always have plenty of various fonts in your toolbox. When was the last time you downloaded a nice and pretty font? It’s time for you to update your font library with some fresh and stunning fonts. This article presents 50 fresh and beautiful fonts from 2011 to enliven your design work as well as a few typography tips. The list contains many smooth and solid fonts that are suitable for web design as well as some funkier and nontraditional fonts that will add that extra something to your digital art. And did I mention that all the fonts are completely free? (some fonts might be available only as demo versions). Also here are a few tips to consider when working with type.Read More
There are many ways to attract viewers’ attention when it comes to web design.Flash techniques, awesome photography & catchy color schemes are just some of the many methods used to create visual interest. There is something even simpler that can create a big impact…kick-ass Typography. Specifically, I’m talking about big and bold typography. When used correctly it can stand alone in a layout and still attract a lot of attention.Read More
Before computers and printers were invented, every prints were handwritten. From letters to documents, and notes to advertisements. Even today, writers and some designers use pen and paper first to create a draft.
A handwritten style is a way of putting a human touch on your design, and one element you can use on this are handwritten fonts. Not to mention that it also gives a touch of creativity to your work.
To inspire you more in using handwritten fonts, here are some examples of websites that have used traditional methods on their design:Read More
This article brings you back to classic values. If you’re tired of all those grunge, sleek new fonts, go back and check out these simple pixel fonts. Pixel fonts come in handy, when you need to write really small, solid, easy readable text.
Those all fonts may seem pretty similar with each other, but they’re actually not, notice little pixelation differences and choose your best pick suitable for your projects.Read More
You can meet a lot of minimalistic style fans all over the world. Minimalist style looks very clean, professional and easy to understand. You probably have heard about minimalism motto “Less is more” which means that work with less details shows much more than overdone work with too much stuff in it.
If you are looking for some great free minimalist fonts you came to the right place. In this collection you will find many fonts you will want to download immediately, I assure you!Read More
We all know it’s very important to choose the right font when working on a logo design. When speaking about business logos, we usually mean logos which are elegant, clean and not too fancy. So what kind of fonts should we be using? What kind of logos will make my logo look best? Instead of answering these questions, check the collection of 30 free business fonts below I put together just for this purpose.Read More
Grunge, dirty, fancy typography and artworks are very popular design trend in our days, so I wanted to showcase here most popular and professionally executed fonts in my opinion. Unleash your dirty side and create some fresh design mixing font size, color, textures together – try something new if you haven’t done it yet!
Such fonts as these are often used in music band logos or cover designs, but I am sure you will think of your own unique approach in logo, web or graphic design! Enjoy!Read More
Some time ago I created article – 52 Really High Quality Free Fonts For Modern And Cool Design, which turned out to be very popular. But I felt like I haven’t featured even a half of beautiful, professional free fonts, so I decided to continue with another article. This time I found 65 high quality fonts, where many of them are very good for font creation, creative graphic typographic works, unique web design titles and so on. But hey – we are here all becoming/experienced designers, I don’t need to tell you where to use those fonts, I am here to find that stuff for you!
Note – before using these fonts for commercial projects, check out creator copyrights (on their homepages, not asking me – I am just collector), because all of these fonts are free for personal use, but not all for commercial usage.
I am big fan of typography myself and was surprised I haven’t done any good font collection yet! While doing research I was amazed how many really high quality fonts are available for free. And now with Sifr and similar tools you can use any font in your web-design actually, but if you are graphic designer you get even bigger enjoyment through such detailed and beautiful fonts. Balance between readability, elegance and use fonts with artistic approach to get best out of them, really that’s all you need to do. And by the way I am thinking about inspiring and effective typography article in soon future to show you very best examples – stay with us – get inspired and save your time because research has been done already for you!
Finally be sure to check license to these fonts, they may be free but some of them require reference or may not be used for commercial projects for free, although most of them are.Read More