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This is our series of beautiful, inspiring collections of fonts and typefaces. These articles feature bold poster fonts, decorative scripts, and everything in-between! Find the perfect font for your next design project with one of these collections.
Whether you’re looking for a particular type of font or a style of typeface that matches an event or theme, we’ve got you covered. Some of these fonts are free, others are included in an Envato Elements subscriptions, and many cost just a few dollars. The typeface makes the design, and these fonts can elevate your work to a whole new level!
Latest Font Collection Articles
Inspiration / 30 Jan 2020
Finding the right font is the most important part of book design. It not only plays a key role in improving readability but also helps make your book look more professional.
In this collection, we’re featuring some of the best fonts you can use to design books. It’s always good practice to use at least two different fonts for your titles and body text. Of course, the cover design requires an entirely different font as well.
We made sure to cover all these aspects in this collection by listing fonts for covers, titles, and body text.
Sans-serif fonts are proven to improve readability. It’s ideal to use a sans font for body text. For titles, you can use both serif and sans fonts. However, there are times you may want to mix and match. We’ll leave it up to you to decide.
Inspiration / 24 Jan 2020
Crafting the perfect logo often takes a lot of hard work and time. You have to come up with a design outline, pick the right colors, and find the perfect logo font to match the branding. Don’t worry. We’re here to make that process a bit easier for you.
No need to spend hours surfing the web to find a great font for your logo design, we’ve already picked the best ones for you. Have a look at this handpicked collection of the best logo fonts and choose the one that works best for your project!
Are you in the middle of a logo design project? Don’t forget to check out our in-depth guide on how to design a logo!
Trends / 22 Jan 2020
Trends in typography seem to evolve more quickly than many other design trends. For a long time, website designers stuck to font palettes packed with sans serif typefaces. But that feels like ancient history now!
Today’s range and variety of web fonts make for much more interesting design possibilities, font pairings, and visual themes.
We’re taking a look at eight trends for pairing fonts with a beautiful example of each, covering a wide range of font families and aesthetics.
Inspiration / 14 Jan 2020
Do you have a great quote or a one-liner that would look great on a t-shirt? Then download a unique font from our handpicked collection and make your own t-shirt design.
Custom-made t-shirts are quite popular these days. In fact, many designers are now making a living by selling their own unique t-shirts online using platforms like Shopify. All it takes is a great font and a clever quote to make a top-selling t-shirt.
The font plays a key role in such t-shirt designs. It needs to look trendy and resonate with the audience to truly grab their attention. You need a font with a unique design to achieve that goal.
We found a few of those unique fonts you can use to craft killer t-shirt designs. These fonts are perfect for making all types of t-shirts from hipster hoodies to casual t-shirts, tank tops, and much more. Have a look.
4 Reasons to Use a Premium Font or Typeface
“Typography is two-dimensional architecture, based on experience and imagination, and guided by rules and readability.” – Hermann Zapf, legendary German type designer (Palatino, Optima, Zapfino)
There are two classes of typefaces when it comes to licensing – free or premium. While there are plenty of options for each type of font, there are some distinct advantages to selecting a premium option.
Premium typefaces are often sold by larger foundries or are part of collections such as Typekit. Prices can vary widely.
- Premium fonts come with extended characters and glyphs. Have you ever run into a font that didn’t have an ampersand or comma? That’s a common problem with many free fonts, and isn’t the case with premium options.
- Premium fonts won’t degrade in quality when used at large sizes and have been tested to render on multiple browsers and devices.
- Premium fonts have a character consistently to ensure that the family looks like it goes together among different characters and weights.
- Premium fonts often include multi-language support and come with a license so you know when you are using it legally.
How to Install a Font on a Mac
Installing a font on Mac operating systems just takes a couple clicks, using the Font Book app.
After downloading the font (make sure to unzip it), double-click the font icon and a window will pop up in font book that shows the name and basic character set. Click install to add to your default font set, using default preferences. (You can change these settings in the Font Book preferences.)
How to Install a Font on Windows
Adding a font on Windows is equally simple. (Note that administrator access is required to install on Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003.)
After downloading the font (make sure to unzip it), right click on the font file and select Install.
The alternate method is to open the Fonts Control Panel and Fonts Manager. Then drag and drop the unzipped font file into the Fonts Manager to install.
3 Tips for Pairing Fonts
Most projects aren’t a one-font design. Pairing typefaces is an art in itself, but it is a little easier with these tips to help you create amazing font pairs.
- Look for typefaces with similar shapes: Think about whether each typeface is more round or oval, thick or thin, or tilts.
- Mix type styles: Use a serif and a sans serif or a script and sans serif. Paring different type styles is more visually interesting than mixing similar typefaces.
- Create plenty of contrast: Typography pairs need plenty of contrast to stand out. Pair fonts in different sizes, styles, color and use so that each font serves a distinct purpose.