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Oblong DF667 fonts
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.diagnostik.force9.co.uk/oblong.html. Back by popular demand, Oblong's range of 'treeware' fonts.
   email: www.diagnostik.force9.co.uk

Old Radios Open site in new browser window
Featuring several public domain fonts by a mysterious collector of old radios and electric clocks.
   email: wa2ise@ix.netcom.com

Doug Olena's Fonts Open site in new browser window
A colorful site featuring samples of Doug's work, and some free downloads.
   email: doug@olena.com

Omega font labs
Site has been shut down, last known address, http://members.tripod.com/~DrNimbus/index2.html. Omega font labs includes at least one free font every week, and offers a free handwriting to font service.
   email: nimbus@telenet.net

Out Of Step Font Company Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Out Of Step Font Company is a Toronto-based foundry specializing in modular and hand-drawn typefaces.
   email: info@outofstepfontco.com

Page Technology Marketing, Inc. Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
PageTech develops toolkits and utilities to convert TrueType, PostScript, HP PCLEO (.SFS), HP PCLETTO (.SFT), FastFont, Royal URW, Geoworks, Nimbus Q and AGFA FAIS formats. PageTech also licenses its proprietary FastFont Typeface Engine and Font Generator.
   email: info@pagetech.com

Page Technology Marketing, Inc. Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
PageTech develops toolkits and utilities to convert TrueType, PostScript, HP PCLEO (.SFS), HP PCLETTO (.SFT), FastFont, Royal URW, Geoworks, Nimbus Q and AGFA FAIS formats. PageTech also licenses its proprietary FastFont Typeface Engine and Font Generator.
   email: info@pagetech.com

Page42 Type Foundry Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Page42 type foundry specializes in custom type design, localisation and game development.
   email: syxra@syxra.cz

A.J. Palmer
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.cc.utah.edu/~ajp25960/Fonts/index.html. A number of fonts made using Corel Draw's TrueType export filter. A.J. describes the fonts as 'guiltware' as they are free for non-commercial use, but if you feel guilty about using them for free you should send 'money or something'.
   email: a.j.palmer@m.cc.utah.edu

ParaType Inc. Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information

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A digital type foundry from Russia, offering both Latin and non-Latin faces.
   email: fonts@paratype.com

Jonathan Paterson's Font Download Page Open site in new browser window
Downladable fonts by Jonathan Paterson.

Paulco Heavy Industry PLC
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~paulco/font.html. Drip, Pabloco and Manta are three fonts by PHIplc, a Philadelphia-based worldwide manufacturer and specialty media conglomerate.

Petro Design FontLabs
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.headpeon.com/console/ftest.htm. Choose to see the known ' fonts' of PetroFontlab.
   email: petro@headpeon.com

PFont
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.annie.ne.jp/~yuji/pfont/index.html. Videogame inspired fonts from Japan.

PhotoShopIsland.com Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
PhotoshopIsland.com is an exclusive collection of high-quality design tools and tutorials, including custom Photoshop brushes, that make it easy to turn up the volume on your projects. They are also now producing fonts.
   email: roger@photoshopisland.com

Pixilate Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Pixilate is a small font foundry specializing in pixel and handwriting fonts with complete character sets. 
   email: fonts@pixelate.com

Pland Magazine
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.pland.net/. 'We have Mac & PC versions of all fonts by Jesse Wilson (Caffeen, Chloreen) as well as several of our own.'

Plastic Typefaces
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.mediastudio.com/plastic/. Plastic Typefaces is a source for commercial and shareware fonts, type resources and special projects.
   email: plastic@mediastudio.com

Jeni Pleskow/Rude Lizard
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.buffnet.net/~jeni/. Jeni's site features her fonts, writing and artwork.
   email: jeni@buffnet.net

pluginfonts.comRegistered vendor information
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, www.pluginfonts.com. pluginfonts.com is a new type foundry formed to make fonts designed to enter text in graphics software. Specifically the fonts are one solution to the problems of jagged, blurred, or illegible text in images, GIF's, JPEG'S, fax cover sheet headers, WebTV, and other images displayed at low resolution.
   email: info@pluginfonts.com

George Edward Purdy
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.xabungle.com/graphics/gallery.htm. Mr Purdy currently has four fonts on his Website. Robo, Cyberspace and two emoticons fonts.

Quadrat Communications Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Quadrat is the nom-de-commerce of Toronto, Canada, based designer David Vereschagin. Quadrat specializes in type and book design.
   email: information@quadrat.com

R K FontsRegistered vendor information
May have disappeared or moved from last know address: www.vbbbn.com/rajesh/. R K Fonts develops and sells custom and international fonts.
   email: rajesh.k.soneji@industry.net

Ransom Group Open site in new browser window
BrushStroke and RansomGroup Antique are typefaces created at the Ransom Group for internal use. They have now been made available to the public.

Reall Graphics Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Reall Graphics is a web & graphic design business focusing on premade graphics, templates, fonts, logos and much more! Also see Reall Solutons http://www.reallsolutions.com
   email: info@reallgraphics.com

Resultat Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
   email: info@resultat.nl

Robot Johnny Open site in new browser window
This is Robot Johnny's world, an impressive collection of free fonts for you to download (for your Mac or PC).
   email: info@robotjohnny.com

Robotic Attack
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.rsentex.net/~jmartz/attack/. All these fonts are freeware.
   email: jmartz@sentex.net

Rocket Open site in new browser window
One of our readers contacted us to point out that Rocket now offers a free Windows Type 1 font along with the Mac version they've had posted for the last few years. Thanks, Luc!

Henry Rogers Open site in new browser window
Henry Rogers, of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto has created IPAPhon. The shareware IPAPhon family contains the complete set of phonetic symbols as set out in the most recent (1995) revision of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).
   email: rogers@chass.utoronto.ca

Vladimir RomanovRegistered vendor information
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://vt.aha.vedi.ru. Freelance graphic and font designer specializing in Cyrillic fonts for Windows designers. Custom type design.
   email: vladirom@mail.ru

Rotodesign Open site in new browser window
A couple of Mac Type 1 fonts.
   email: pat@rotodesign.com

ROTORtype
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.rotor-fabrik.com/type/. Group of Swedish designers who provide a collection of free fonts for use on web pages at small point sizes.
   email: david@rotor-fabrik.com

Royaltech
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.royaltech.box.net.au/fonts/index.html. 'Royaltech Fonts gives you some ultra unique, modular and super funky new fonts. They're cool, and oozing with hip-swinging funkiness... well that's what we think. So, go and check them out!'
   email: royal@royaltech.box.net.au

rs DESIGN
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://members.aol.com/rslayout/types.htm. A couple of free fonts.
   email: rslayout@aol.com

RS125 Open site in new browser window
Can of pop - and free fonts from Japan.

Rubicon Computer Labs Open site in new browser window
'Rubicon makes professional quality, high-resolution fonts, ideal for laser or inkjet printers or imagesetters from 300-3500 dpi. Most are digitised to the accuracy of a 2000x2000 grid and include kerning pairs. '
   email: software@rubicon.ca

RudynFluffyRegistered vendor information
Last known at geocities.com/SoHo/Studios/5424/. One of the better free-font foundries. At RudynFluffy's site you can download imaginative free fonts, and gain an insight into the minds of these Portland based designers, through their art, poetry and journal.
   email: Rudynflffy@aol.com

Meir Sadan Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
The Hebrew fonts designed by Meir Sadan are being freely distributed under the "Creative Commons" license for non-profit use on his website, Oketz.com. The free English fonts are still available at Sadan.com.
   email: meir@sadan.com

Sandoll Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Founded in 1984 Sandoll is the longest established digital font foundry creating Korean (Hangul) designs.
   email: webmaster@sandoll.co.kr

SC ROBU DESIGN S.R.L. Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
ROBU studio was founded by graphic designer Andrei Robu and it specialises in type-lettering, illustration and type design.
   email: andrei@robu.co

Chester William Schendel Open site in new browser window
Chester is a member of the 'Chank Collective' so we assume he has something to do with fonts.

Scooter Graphics Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Scooter Graphics is a one-man font design business dedicated to good looking, readable type on-screen and on the printed page.
   email: marty@scootergraphics.com

Secret Sidewalk Software
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.mcs.com/~dsdawdy/Fonts/products.html. Benn Coifman's shareware fonts on a rail related theme.
   email: zephyr@cory.eecs.berkeley.edu

The Shaft
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, comma.net/shaft/. Type designs from a good citizen in the world of fonts.
   email: funkybunny@bigfoot.com

ShamFonts / Shamrock Int. Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
No decription provided but some cool fonts from this Amsterdam based illustrator and graphic designer.
   email: info@shamfonts.com

Sivan Toledo Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Freeware Hebrew fonts.
   email: stoledo@tau.ac.il

Dan Smith's fantasy fonts home page Open site in new browser window
Featuring several fantasy, elvish and rune fonts for Windows that Dan describes as 'postcard-ware'.
   email: fontmaster@geocities.com

Soft Type Foundry
Site may have moved or disappeared. BritType at it most esoterical
   email: jihelps@yahoo.com

sokraType
Site may have moved or disappeared. Last known at www.datacomm.ch/~sokrates/fonts.html. A few fonts which are free for private use.
   email: sokrates@datacomm.ch

Solar*Sister Open site in new browser window
Original type designs by Isabelle Trolio for Solar*Sisters in Australia.
   email: isabelle-@altavista.net

Sophtecks
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, www.http://splashmedia.co.nz/users/sophtecks/. Alan's passion is for Jungle music and typography. He currently has five fonts which are free for non-commercial use.
   email: alan@splashmedia.co.nz

Sound of print
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://sop.swankarmy.net/index2.html. The Sound of Print fonts section is currently off-line. The Sound of Print is the latest creation from Jay David and Bradford Cox. The site includes over 20 fonts, inspired by sound.
   email: jayok@inlink.com

Sparky Type Open site in new browser window
SparkyType now has a whole lot more goodies on offer. There are free fonts and special offers to be found. You never quite know what might pop up at SparkyType.

Spork Thug Open site in new browser window
A whole bunch of grungey fonts are merchandise.

Squaresville
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, www.squaresville.com. 'Whether you're looking for the most stylish original clipart, free fonts, concert posters and pop-art from the Squaresville thug, and pop-art hero, SPEED!'
   email: speed@squaresville.com

Starboy
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.swankarmy.net/starboi/. Hello. I'm Starboy [ryan] and I live in the usa. I'm 12, that'd make me the youngest member of the swankarmy. how special eh?

Dieter Steffman Open site in new browser window
A number of original fonts and classic revivals in PostScript and OpenType.

Stip's Fonts
This site seems to have disappeared or moved from www.xensei.com/users/msatrash/stable.html. Most of Stip's fonts aren't exactly free. You need to send him/her a CD or a joke or recipe or something in exchange for a font.

Storm Type Foundry Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Frantisek Storm founded the Storm Type Foundry in Prague in 1993 with the aim of restoring the values of classical typography for the benefit of digital technologies.
   email: mail@stormtype.com

Stu's Font Diner Open site in new browser window
logoCheck out flashing neon and buzzing signs as well as a growing varitey of FREE fonts and commercial fonts you can own.

Studio Christian Bordeaux Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Studio Christian Bordeaux is an office for typographically sophisticated and conceptually minded graphic design, based in Northern Germany.
   email: studio@christianbordeaux.com

Studio Feed Inc. Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Feed specializes in typeface design, branding and publishing.
   email: type@feedtype.ca

Subform Open site in new browser window
If you just want some nice free-fonts you could download 'halvar', 'bailando' or 'atmosphere'.
   email: mattias@subform.com

Michael Sugarbaker
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.dnai.com/~das/mike/fonts/.
   email: misuba@iberia.vassar.edu

SIL International (SIL) Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
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SIL International is a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to serving language communities worldwide as they build capacity for sustainable language development. SIL does this primarily through research, translation, training and materials development. SIL partners with host governments, NGOs (nongovernment organizations), universities, churches and the local people themselves to promote linguistic research, language development, literacy, multilingual education, translation and other educational and research projects of practical, social and moral value. SIL's linguistic investigation exceeds 2,590 languages spoken by over 1.7 billion people in nearly 100 countries. The organization makes its services available to all, without regard to religious belief, political ideology, gender, race or ethnolinguistic background.
   email: fonts@sil.org

Sun Design
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.sundesign.co.nz/. Just about legible fonts on a slightly less than legible site.
   email: andre@sundesign.co.nz

Oskar Sundberg
http://fnatet.se/fonts/. Oskar makes fonts to use in his own design work, and for fun. He's making them available for free download and use, providing you 'don't do any political contents with them'.
   email: webmaster@fnatet.se

sunwalk fontworks Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Founded in 1997, sunwalk fontworks focuses on handwriting and signature fonts.
   email: andy@sunwalk.com

Sure Digital Media
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, http://www.sure.se/. Another interesting Swedish site. The chaotic yet advanced typeface Vurt, created by J├Ârgen Gedeon in 1995, was inspired by the novel Vurt by Jeff Noon.
   email: jorgen@studiok.se

Surface
Site may have moved or disappeared from its last known address, www.surface-type.com. 'Designers of strange and unusual typefaces. That's us. Come visit.' The site features freeware fonts and others available to buy.
   email: youthere@surface-type.com

Swathanthra Malayalam Computing Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
A description of your company, which may include links and paragraph breaks Swathanthra Malayalam Computing (SMC) is a free software collective engaged in development, localization, standardization and popularization of various Free and Open Source Softwares in Malayalam language. "????? ??????????????? ????? ???" is the slogan of the organization, which translates to "My language for/on My Computer".
   email: contact@smc.org.in

Synergistic Designs Open site in new browser window
Some free fonts including the award winning Markies Marker.
   email: roland@syndesigns.com

Synthview Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Independent web, graphic and type designer, based in Paris, France. Designing and manufacturing original fonts and loving opentype features. Focusing on custom typeface design and online font licensing.

Syriac Computing Institute Open site in new browser windowRegistered vendor information
Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute seeks to promote the study and preservation of the Syriac heritage and language, and to facilitate opportunities for people to pursue the study of this ancient legacy globally. We aim to serve the academic community and the heirs of the heritage.

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