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Companies and individuals that give away their font creations.
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Jack's Scribal and Epigraphic Fonts
'These are font sets that I have constructed myself. They are designed for the classroom or for publications where original scribal or epigraphic script would be more desireable than transcriptions.'
Karakta is a digital foundry based in Mexico City specialized in display, headline and decorative typefaces. Font products that meet the basic requirements of simplicity, functionality and novelty design in styles that range from the extravagant and enigmatic to the legible and cutting edge.
Karandash Type & Graphics Foundry
Karandash is a small independent type design studio, based in Varna, Bulgaria. It was established in 2010 by designer Vassil Kateliev, focused in designing high quality body and display typefaces for Eastern Europe, and is especially interested in developing cyrillic typesets. We also provide custom lettering services on demand for corporate and personal use. We take orders for brand design and corporate fonts.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.student.gu.se/~hest0015/fonts/fontpage.html. Free fonts Henrik Strömberg in Sweden.
Kief Type Foundry
Kief Type Foundry is an independent type foundry specialised in making liberal high quality arabic typefaces, founded in 2015 by Mohamed Gaber type designer & graphic artist.
Manfred's freeware fonts are posted here. His commercial fonts are available at Elsner+Flake and FontShop.
Foundry division was founded in 2009 as part InSign Studio. Konst.ru working as independent foundry from 2010. Konst.ru create freeware, shareware and commercial fonts.
Kreative Korporation was founded in 1999 by Rebecca G. Bettencourt as an outlet for her Kreative energies. Kreative Software is the publisher of her computer software.
Kustomtype is a small typefoundry based in Belgium founded in 2011 by Coert De Decker, type designer & graphic artist.
Langustefonts is a Type and Graphic design studio focusing on high quality as well as display and abstract typefaces.
Features over 375 free, original fonts by Ray Larabie. Mac versions too.
Jeff has created some free antiqua style Windows fonts and a little utility that performs basic character substitution. Pretty cool!
Legacy publishing produces a web-comic called "Allegory" at www.otterstow.com.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.ot.se/lekrummet/mush/en.htmlSwedish type foundry with 'ugly typefaces for your ugly Macintosh'.
Letterhead Fonts specializes in rare and unusual typefaces from early 1900's for professional graphic designers and sign artists. Try all fonts before purchasing using "Fonster".
Little Bill Productions
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, littlebill.net. Little Bill's site features his font 'Poophead'.
Graphic Design and Web Development Company, creating graphics, fonts and tools for use within the Graphic Design and Typesetting industry. We pride ourselves in creating some of the hippest, hottest designs, graphics and fonts on the web today.
Mans Greback AB
Måns Grebäck is a type designer and font creator specializing in script typography, but with a portfolio containing a vast selection of styles. Typefaces from Måns Grebäck are commonly used as company and product logotypes, as well as headlines and in advertisement by a wide range of industries world-wide.
'don't touch my buttons'.
Mark Simonson Studio LLC
Mark Simonson is an independent font developer who designs and produces digital typefaces for the retail font market. He released several font families through FontHaus in the early 1990s, but most of his fonts were released after 2000. He has been developing fonts full-time since 2005. Prior to that, Simonson was at various times a magazine art director, graphic designer, illustrator and lettering artist.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.astelli.cs.umass.edu/~ckc/alab/people/jason/fonts.html. Three free fonts; Loony, Typewriter and Scratchy Mess, now available for Mac and Windows.
Match Software creates typefaces for Publishing, Desktop Publishing, Engineering, Foreign Languages, Education, Banking (MICR fonts and secure numbers). Also, custom fonts can be created for any spécific needs, as well as from handwriting and calligraphy.
The original work of Matt Chisholm, freeware and custom font specialist.
More grunge fonts from a Swedish bloke who wears an anorak.
Michael T Neff
Tel-Aviv Based Type and Graphic Designer Michal Sahar creates professional bi-lingual fonts (Hebrew and Latin) for texts, branding and web use.
Visit www.hagilda.com for further fonts and information.
Personal type foundry of the german artist and designer Michel M.
The new home for Mieps fonts, homebrainbox is a label for the work of Marc André Misman (a.k.a Mieps) and friends. New fonts have been added to the site… "I am no professional Typedesigner, I have no real idea about the secrets of well shapped typo. All of the material here is a pure product of my fun in experimenting. I don't think these fonts are great or even original, but i've surely seen worse."
Free original fonts by Camilla Styrström.
Chuck Miller Designs
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://users.codenet.net/chuckmiller/cmdesign.html. Two fonts by Chuck Miller.
Mint Type is an independent type foundry located in Kyiv, Ukraine. It focuses on developing multilingual typefaces with mandatory inclusion of Cyrillic character set.
Experimental freeware type and edgy images by Brazillian designer Eduardo Recife. Commercial offerings are coming soon.
Miss Tiina Fonts
Miss Tiina Fonts is a small one girl foundry located in Ontario Canada. Her collection includes over 80 free hand drawn & illustrated fonts and dingbats as well as pay fonts - all with commercial use licensing options available for sale online. Miss Tiina also specializes in custom font design from your own handwriting!
Julieta is a graphic designer and owner of ZkySky () (), a design studio which she co-founded in 1989 after earning a degree in Typeface Design. She lives and works in Montserrat, the first and oldest neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Julieta admires many type designers including Harald Geisler, and fellow Argentines Juan Pablo del Peral and Alejandro Paul. She is currently developing new variants of Montserrat (http://montserrat.zkysky.com.ar/en)—italics, plus new weights and styles—and dreams that it will soon become a large, extended family.
Mota Italic is a completely independent type foundry creating custom and retail typefaces. They create fonts for screen and print, with expertise for Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, and Devanagari scripts.
Tom Mouat's Map Symbol Fonts
We create NATO App-6, App-6a and US DoD Mil Std 2525 map marking symbols as TrueType fonts for use in presentations, ORBAT and TOE Charts, and in command and control systems. We also provide other specialist symbol-encoded fonts.
Christoph Mueller Graphic Arts
Another site featuring experimentally filtered, processed and generally messed up fonts.
All my fonts are now available as Mac Postscript and PC TrueType, The Typ-O-fish is no more and I have now fonts for sale as well as free ones.
MyFonts.com aims to bring the typographic world to people who have never before bought a font. Until now,
font users have usually needed to know the name of a font in order to buy it. MyFonts.com offers cool new tools to make this a thing of the past.
Designer producing Creative Commons licensed reproductions of historic type and original typefaces inspired by historic models. Insular ("Celtic") styles are particularly well-represented. Also offers an Irish Insular keyboard layout for MacOS X which provides support for the Old Irish orthography and letterforms.
Nick's Fonts is a small foundry dedicated to the preservation of our rich typographic heritage.
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address,
Development of fonts on historical and folklore subjects in TrueType and Type1 formats for PC and Mac platforms.
Most of the Nofonts are for free, except Din Café and Klum, but they are not available for downloading. If you need a copy of any of the available fonts please e-mail the author.
Norfok Incredible Font Design
"You may find here some of the best Horror Movie Fonts! All fonts at this website are in True Type, Type1, and Open Type! Fonts created and digitized by Thomas W. Otto."
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