Unique and Free Fonts

Free Fonts Forever

Finding the perfect font for a project is always a treacherous task. When your own font library has been exhausted your options are limited. Instead of paying the big bucks for typography you may not ever use again, check out some of these unique and free fonts!

 

Lombok

Lombok delicately balances the line between legibility and distortion. The unique lines can actually create some cool patterns as demonstrated in the preview.

Lombok
VintageEroded

Vintage and Eroded

Vintage and Eroded is the perfect header font for a frilly article. It demands to be seen and admired without compromising function.

Besom

Besom reminds me of the wet and green forests of the Northwest. If you are looking for a campy, lumberjack, or woodsy font, this is it.

Besom
Runaway

Runaway

Runaway has been appropriately named. There’s something youthful and free about the curvature of the font. It is reminiscent of the doodles that covered my middle school notebooks.

Quarz

Quarz is one that should be used sparingly. It’s not the easiest font to read but it’s great for large posters and balances well with bold images. It is the go-to festival font.

Quarz
Julep

Julep

Julep is simple and understated. It would work well as both a header and body font. The two-tone allows for lots of color variations.

Blenda

Blenda is a little old school. It is nostalgic and brings to mind labeling on old cans from the 50’s. It would work well for a traditional or retro feel.

Blenda
Adamas

Adamas

Adamas is the ultimate geometric font. Because of its transparency it works well layered over other images.

Streetwear

Streetwear is pretty versatile. Depending on color combinations and other graphic elements it has the ability to transform and be appropriate for multiple styles and feels.

Streetwear
Elppa

Elppa

Elppa is simple without being boring. it has enough curvature to its shape to remain distinguished without overcompensating.

If you’re feeling inspired to create your own typeface after looking through these examples there are some great Adobe Illustrator tutorials available to help you start. You should also look into getting Adobe Creative Cloud where you will have free access to all the Adobe programs, cloud services and a many other perks for all your artistic needs.

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Ally Mann
Ally Mann is a freelance writer from Boise, Idaho. She has a minor in art and enjoys photography and graphic design. She spends her time camping and cuddling with her German Shepherds.

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