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Aaron Amar

Aaron Amar (Quezon City, The Philippines) created an ancient Filipino script font, Malibata (2014, FontStruct). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Aaron Banogon

Creator (b. Bacoor, Cavite Philippines, 1993) of the free spurred typeface Cliff Edge (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Abby Giducos

Freelance designer in Pasig, The Philippines, who created Monsters Font in 2014. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Active Sphere
[Ronnie Dela Cruz]

Active Sphere is a foundry in Valenzuela City, The Philippines. It is run by Ronnie Dela Cruz (b. 1963, Manila), a part-time freelance web and graphic designer.

Their fonts include the geometric sans display families Kayla Sans (2008), Kathleen Sans and Serif (2008), Leenyx (2008), Jekatep, Sean Henrich ATF (2009), and Yarikha (2008). Stephanie (2008) and Zirphy (2008) are rounded geometric display fonts, and Kamaru Sans (2008) is an experimental sans face. Mecatoque (2008) is Victorian but pretends to be futuristic, and Sayonachi (2008) is a curly children's book face.

Stanix (2011) and Tsikot (2011) are fat techno faces. Maxine Sans (2011) is a basic humanistic sans family. Tamika (2011) is a gorgeous oriental style brush face. Anino (2011) is a grunge family. Anikka (2011) is a monoline sans family with an extremely thin hairline on one end. Filipina (2011) is an organic sans family. Bradford (2011) is a squarish family. Gretta (2011) is a minimalist sans with missing strokes. Danrex (2011) is Ronnie's contribution to the "fat counterless" craze. Merina (2011) is a fat piano key face. Sailfin is a stylish monoline organic sans family.

Typefaces from 2012: Noki (a great slabbed squarish typeface family), Xira (angular), the sturdy geometric display font Zafra, and the fat squarish techno family Mossimo.

Typefaces from 2013: Monterra.

Typefaces from 2014: Tiger Cat. A large modular typeface family that follows the octagonal mechanical genre.

Klingspor link.

View Active Sphere's typefaces. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

AdamAnt VectorWorx (was: Toniofonts)
[Antonio Bucu]

Antonio Bucu [AdamAnt VectorWorx, or AdamAnt Designs, The Philippines] designed EQUINOX, GraphicAttitudeMono (1999, white on black lettering), INDIOSBRAVOSTITLING (great thick lettering), MachaCow (1999, fat display face), Maharlika (1998, elegant art deco display type), Smokey, Tonio (comic book font), TONIO2, WaChaKa (1999), WASTED (hand-printed).

Working on Jetstream, Multo, Buchikick, Renaissance (an OCR font). Fontspace link. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

A.J. Trivino

During her studies at Mapua Institute of Techology in Manila, The Philippines, A.J. Trivino created the free sans typefaces Overgrow (2014) and Overgrow Thin (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Akopito

Designer of the free Baybayin font Baybayin Modern Print (2010). He also has a Baybayin font archive. Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alex Manlangit

Alex Manlangit (b. 1993, The Philippines) created the tilted blackboard bold typeface Manlangit in 2013. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alexis Angulo

Alexis Angulo (Pasay, The Philippines) created the angular display typeface Angulo in 2013.

Behance link.

Behance link. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alfredo Marco Pradil
[Hanken Studio]

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Alibata at Pandesal Outbox

Bisaya Script TTF Font (ancient Filipino script) and Bugis TTF Font. Both free. Page by Terrio Echavez. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alnel Vincent Alico

Filipino designer in Cebu City, b. 1997. Designer of the free font Recycled Bit (2013).

Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andi Lanuza

A BFA Information Design student at the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. Designer of the modular face Circles Boxes (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andrea Meneses

Andrea Meneses Quezon City, The Philippines) created an ornamental caps typeface called Kusina ni Lola (Grandma's Kitchen) in 2013 during her studies. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andrea Stuart

Designer located in Los Banos, Laguna, the Philippines, b. Manila, 1973. Creator of Andrea's Handwriting (2008), Andrea II Script (2010, eight styles), Andrea II Print (2010, eight styles in the spirit of Comic Sans), Stu Print (2009) and Stu Script (2009).

Klingspor link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Angeline

Filipino designer. She is the creator of created Geline (2008, handwriting). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Annie de la Vega

Dead link. This was a Philippine site with original fonts by Annie de la Vega [the site used to be called MadCaps]: Annifont, Alcohole, Sira (1998, handwriting), Addict, Chibrush (oriental simulation face), Durian Republik, Happy, Illustrator, Balotro, Book-Illustrator'sHandwriting, Dooling-Bold, Marilen, MiddleEarthNF-Medium, Sira, Stinkin-BoopFont, UppenArmsNF-Medium, Walang-K, Jeepney and Teenick. Anni will make your handwriting into a font for a "minimal" fee.

Dafont link. Abstract Fonts link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Antonio Bucu
[AdamAnt VectorWorx (was: Toniofonts)]

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Apol Sta Maria

Manila, The Philippines-based designer (b. 1981) of the hand-drawn outline font Star (2014). Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

aRc (or: Azelea Rodgers Creations)
[Azelea Rodgers]

aRc was established in 2008 by Azelea Rodgers (b. 1974, The Philippines). It is located in Lathrop, CA.

A graduate from Skyline College, she created the alphabet tracing font Kerp (2008) for kids in pre-kindergarten. She also made Rosebud (2008, letters composed of thorny rose stems), Asvet Mono (2009, a playful stencil), Azelea (2009), Edil Script (2010), Laureen (2010, a calm calligraphic script), Alexy (2011, a ribbon script), and Lelet Script (2009).

Klingspor link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Au Aranas

Manila-based creator of the very original multilined caps typeface Achille Castiglioni (2011), which was named after the industrial designer. She graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in March 2013. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Azelea Rodgers
[aRc (or: Azelea Rodgers Creations)]

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Baybayin

Baybayin (aka Alibata) is a pre-Filipino writing system from the Philippines. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Baybayin Fonts
[Paul Morrow]

Paul Morrow's Baybayin fonts (for old Philippine languages) in truetype and type 1 forms: Tagalog Stylized (a modern composite of many samples from the past), Tagalog Doctrina 1593 (based on the type face used in one of the very first books printed in the Philippines, the Doctrina Christiana of 1593), Bisaya Hervas (based on a type face that appeared in 1787 in an Italian work by Lorenzo Hervás y Pandura, Saggio prattico delle lingue con prolegomeni e una raccolta di Orazioni Domincale in più di trecento lingue e dialetti), Bikol Mintz (modelled after the cover art on the 1985 New Day Publishers edition of the Bikol-English Dictionary by Malcolm Warren Mintz&José Del Rosario Britanico), and Baybayin Lopez (2002), based on the typeface that Francisco Lopez used in the Ilokano Doctrina Christiana (1621). Alternate URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bem Olaguera

Creator (b. 1984) of the counterless octagonal face Daydream Daily (2010). Bem lives in Manila (or Quezon City), The Philippines. Home page. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bernard Rebulado

During his visual communication studies at First City Providential College in Bulacan, The Philippines, Bernard Rebulado created a bird silhouette ornamental caps typeface called Aves (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Boying Opaw

Filippino Linabo-based designer (b. 1986) of the free techno fonts Tek (2008) and Scout (2008). Blog. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Brian Franco

Designer in Malabon, The Philippines, who made a beautiful typographic poster series in 2012 called Mothers Milk. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Buhid alphabet

"The Buhid or Mangyan alphabet is thought to have descended from the Kawi script of Java, Bali and Sumatra, which in turn descended from the Pallava script, one of the southern Indian scripts derived from Brahmi. The Buhid alphabet is still used in the Philipines by the Buhid people of Mindoro." This syllabic alphabet is used to write Tagalog, the national language of the Philipines which is spoken by about 10.5 million people. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Camille David

Filipino designer (b. 1992) of the hand-printed typefaces DP Elionora (2014), DP Camille (2014), DP Bloated (2014), DP Stick (2014), DOP Sora (2014), Troooble (2014) and Morning Font (2014).

Dafont link. Fontspace link. Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Camille San Vicente

During her studies in Quezon City, The Philippines, Camille San Vicente designed the octagonal typeface Boxy Roxy (2013) and the modular typeface Nantucket (2013, free). She also drew the ornamental caps alphabet Ang Mga Maglalatik (2013) and Draft Display (2014, free). [Google] [More]  ⦿

CheapProfonts
[Roger S. Nelsson]

Started in 2008, this web place by Norwegian entrepreneur Roger S. Nelsson (based in Honningsvåg, Norway) sells fonts by Ray Larabie, Brian Kent, Nick Curtis, Derek Vogelpohl and Kevin King that were originally freeware fonts. Nelsson reworked them (more glyphs, more multilingual) and asks about 10 dollars per font now. He says his fonts now cover these Latin languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Belarusian (Lacinka), Bosnian, Breton, Catalan, Chamorro, Chichewa, Cornish, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino (Tagalog), Finnish, French, Frisian, Galican, German, Greenlandic, Guarani, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish (Gaelic), Italian, Kashubian, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgian, Malagasy, Maltese, Maori, Northern Sotho, Norwegian, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Rhaeto-Romance, Romanian, Saami (Inari), Saami (Lule), Saami (North), Saami (South), Scots (Gaelic), Serbian (latin), Slovak(ian), Slovene, Sorbian (Lower), Sorbian (Upper), Spanish, Swedish, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen, Ulithian, Walloon, Welsh, Yapese.

Designer at FontStruct in 2008 of cowboy_hippie and Syndrome X (DNA-look face inspired by Syndrome BRK by Brian Kent). Nelsson's fonts are Classic Trash BRK Pro, Dynamic BRK Pro, Galapogos BRK Pro, Genotype BRK Pro, King Cool KC Pro (kid's hand; done with Kimberly Geswein), Lamebrain BRK Pro, Matrise Pro and Matrise Text Pro (dot matrix), Phorfeit BRK Pro, Syndrome BRK Pro, Technique BRK Pro, Vigilance BRK Pro, Grapple BRK Pro. The "BRK" refers to Brian Kent, the original free font designer.

In 2009, he added a number of fonts that were done by Nick Curtis some years before that (hence the "NF"): Boogie Nights NF Pro (art deco face), Copasetic NF Pro, Coventry Garden NF Pro, Pro, Fontleroy NF Pro, Hamburger Heaven NF Pro, Monterey Popsicle NF Pro, and Wooden Nickel NF Pro. Trypewriter Pro (2009) is based on Kevin King's Trypewriter. Helldorado Pro (2009) is a Tuscan wood type style face based on a font by Levente Halmos.

Designer of Isbit Pro (2012, a magnificent melting ice cube-shaped superlliptical typeface family), Familiar Pro (2011, designed with the same metric as Helvetica but "better than Arial"), Bloco Pro (2010, fat counterless face), Trump Town Pro (2009, athletic lettering slab serif), Geometric Soft Pro (2009), Geometry Script Pro (2010, upright connected script), DIN Fun Pro (2011), Infantometric Pro (2012), Foobar Pro (2012) and Cheap Pro Fonts Serif (2009).

Typefaces from 2013: Adultometric Pro (narrow monoline sans).

Dafont. Fontspace link. Fontsquirrel link.

Catalog of Nelsson's bestselling typefaces. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Chloe De Leon

Chloe De Leon (b. 1992, The Philippines) created Kookie (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Christian Cabuay

Filipino designer of the Baybayin brush font Christian Cabuay Baybayin (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Christina Alejandro

Christina Alejandro, or calej d'art, is located in Quezon City on the Philippines. Creator of Bimbam (2012), Conner (2008, a hand-printed blackboard bold typeface), Dotted Line (2012), Serifadow (2012, a shadowed outlined sketched typeface), Scription (2012), Stripes Forever (2012), Square Hair (2012), Loverly (2012), Scripterina (2012), Sesaw (2012), Fair View (2012), Reach (2012), Bright Future (2012), Amidst (2012, children's handwriting), Jewels (2012), Christiana (2012), and Shaded Letters (2012).

Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cyberian Khatru
[Ronnie Cruz]

Ronnie Cruz (Cyberian Khatru) is Filipino type designer, b. 1966, Asinaan, Panaasinan, Philippines. His fonts include techno and gothic faces such as Bone Voyage, Iron Warrior, and Jupiter Squadron (futuristic). Shanghai Babe (2010) is an oriental simulation face. Blue Thunderbird (2011) is based on native American symbolism. Brush With Death (2011) is a brush face. Byrning Bridgez (2011) is a trekkie font. Cyberian Khatru is located in Hayward, CA. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Datu Arellano

Quezon City, The Philippines-based designer of the display typeface Tahigami (2013), which combines origami with triangular patterns. Tahi is Tagalog for stitch, and kami is Japanese for paper.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dawn Jacob

Dawn Jacob (Tituk Ninuno) is the Filipino designer of Baybayin Kata (2010), which was inspired by katakana. No downloads yet. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dempson Mayuga

FontStructor from Manila, The Philippines, who created the display typeface Infinite (2014) during his studies at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Denise Lara Kamille K. Bentulan

Digital artist from Quezon City, The Philippines, b. 1991. Aka Douxiegirl. Creator of the hand-printed fonts Moon Flower (2013), Denne Shuffle Euro Hollow (2013), Killed Vespertine (2013, decorative caps), Esto Bueno (2013), Luna Kronik (2013), Alright Scrapbooky (2013), Bacon Kingdom (2012), Brain Flower (2012), Autumn (2012), Springtime (2012), Soymilk (2012), Wintermelon (2012), Matryoshka (2011, 3d face), Monovirus (2011, caps only), Baby Doll (2011, hand-printed), Denne Freakshow (2011, 3d hand-printed), Chemistry (2010), Dominique (2010), All Hail Julia (2010), Denne Etude (2010), Denne Gnossienne (2010), Denne Shuffle (2010, 3d and hand-printed), DenneAtTheTeaParty (2010), DenneMilkTea (2010, all caps, hand-printed), Denne Kitten Heels (2010), Denne Angel (2010), Denne Fuchoor (2009), Denne Sketchy (2009), Denne's aliens (2009), Denne Schoolgirl (2009), Denne's Chokipi (2009), Pretty Shit (2009, dingbats), Denne's Summer (2009), Denne's Pen (2009), Crown Doodle (2009), DENNECURSIVE (2009), DENNELEFT-HAND (2009), Denne-Delica (2009), DenneMarker (2009), DennePuffy-Hearts (2008, marker pen), DenneThreedee (2008, marker pen), Denne's Aliens (2009), and Denne'sOldHandwriting (2009), 2006 (based on the Welcome font by Whitestone which was used in the Fifa World Cup in 2006).

Home page. Dafont link. Fontsy link. Klingspor link. Abstract Fonts link. Devian tart link. Behance link. Tumblr link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Diane Kelly Nuguid

Diane Kelly Nuguid (Kelly Graphix, manila, The Philippines) is the creator of the free straight-edged typeface Fixxed (2012).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dino Santiago

Creator of DinoPrint (2009, Fontcapture). Dino is from The Philippines. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dondon Nillo

Dondon Nillo (Quezon City, The Philippines, b. 1983) created the ornamental typeface Tribou (2013) and the techno typefaces Aposiopesis and Aposiopesis Condensed (2013).

Typefaces from 2014: Sufrimeda, Signarita Chloe (sic: an unconnected calligraphic script), Dancing Juice, Dancing Juice&Salabat, Signarita Zhai (a great connected cursive script).

Devian Tart link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Drei Cortez

Designer in Quezon City, The Philippines, who created the stunning constructivist / architectural typeface Istruktura (2012), with a beautiful poster to illustrate it.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Duane Casper Primo

Laguna, The Philippines-based designer of Circles Boxes Type (2014, a ktichen tile typeface). [Google] [More]  ⦿

DZR29

Filipino designer of the free random note typeface DZR Inscription (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eddy Glyn Lucas

Eddy Glyn Lucas (b. 1988, The Philippines) created the free hand-printed typefaces This Way Up (2013) and Geo Upside Down (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ellechla

Filipino designer of these Baybayin fonts: Seryoso Modern Baybayin (2010), Makulit Modern Baybayin (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Emmanuel Garcia

Makati City, The Philippines-based creator (b. 1978) of MKF Tiler (2008, kitchen tile face). Behance link. Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Erika Golez

Filipino designer of Erika Golez (2012), a children's hand. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ezak Ecnal

Antipolo, Philippines-based creator (b. 1987) of Melnics (2005), a font for the game Tales of Destiny 2. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Frederick Victor Paredes An

Filipino creator of Broad-Aklatin (2010), Maalong-Tagalog-1-Linear (2010), Maalong-Tagalog-2-Linear (2010), Aklatin (2010), Ilocano Linear (2010, a modified version of the Ilocano Baybayin script), Panggasinan Linear (2010, a version of the Panggasinan Baybayin script), Nuevo Cebuano Linear (2010, modified Cebuano (or Bisaya) variant of the Baybayin script. This was inspired by the Bisaya Hervas truetype font and the one featured in Paterno's Baybayin Comparative Syllabaries Chart), Basahan Linear (2010, modified version of the Bikolano (or Bikol) Baybayin script), Pamagkulit Linear (2010, a modified version of the Kapampangan Baybayin script), Pambatanggeño (2010; modified version of the Batangas Comintang Baybayin script), PT (Pangkalahatang Tagalog) Baybayin-Linear (2010; patterned after the expanded Baybayin that was featured in the book called "Baybayin: Ancient Script of the Philippines: A Concise Manual" by Bayani Mendoza De Leon), Unknown-Baybayin-Variant (2010), Baybayin Eskriba (2010, +Simplified), Formal-Baybayin-1---Normal (2010), Maalong-Tagalog-1-Brush-Script (2009), Maharlikang Tagalog - AV 1 (2009), Maharlikang-Tagalog-Simplified (2009), Maharlikang Tagalog - AV 2 (2010, a blackletter Baybayin), Guhit Baybayin (2009), Baybayin Mod SV (2010), Alfa-Larawan (2010) and Aklatin Light and Heavy (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gabriel Mark Perida

Filipino designer (b. 1983) of the (free) Gabriel Serif family (2010).

Dafont link. Another URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gelo Reyes

Manila-based creator of Connect The Font (2012), a free pair of connect-the-dot typefaces. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gian Nazario

Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the hipster typeface Gian (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gpotious

Designer from The Philippines. She created the handwriting fonts Vanamare (2009), Quest of Lies (2009), Lehova (2009, straight vertical hand-printed), Poisoned Tea (2009), Nuajas (2009), Nitalus (2008), Penspire (2008), Exochronia (2007) and Altonin (2006). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hanken Studio
[Alfredo Marco Pradil]

Graduate of the College of Architecture and Fine Arts, Batangas State University, The Philippines, who has been working as a graphic designer since 2005. Creator of the basic sans typeface Gen Light (2014, OFL), Arca Majora (2014, a free heavy geometric sans face), SAG Block (2014), Ahamono (2014, a free rounded monospace typeface with typewriter features), Neue Hans (2014), Hanken Round (2014, a free rounded sans), Neutrage (2014, a neutral signage sans), the octagonal Hard Edge (2014), the technical sans typeface Teknik (2014), Bullet (2014), the grotesk typefaces Primary Hans (2014) and Hans Kendrick (2014).

His studio is called Hanken Studio. OFL link. Hellofont link (for purchasing his fonts). Behance link. Facebook link. He operates as Hanken Studio. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hanuno'o alphabet

Simon Ager's page on the Hanuno'o or Mangyan alphabet used to write Hanuno'o, Austronesian language spoken in the southern part of the Philippine island of Mindoro by about 10,000 to 12,000 people. It is syllabic and written from bottom left to top right. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hector Santos
[Sushi Dog Graphics]

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Hector Santos
[Living Scripts of the Philippines]

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Hector Santos
[Tagalog Script]

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iColony.ph

Philippine archive. Baybayin subarchive. Has the oriental simulation font Fu Manchu. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ilocano Baybayin

Samples of Baybayin and Ilocano scripts. Some links to fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ivanna Jude Albea Israel

Born in The Philippines in 1995, Ivanna Jude Albea Israel created the free typeface Ribbon Trim (2012).

Fontstruct link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ja Ballarta

Based in Quezon City in The Philippines, Ja Ballarta created a tall hand-drawn display typeface called Marawi (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

James Fajardo (was: Yakap.com)
[James Paul Fajardo]

James Paul Fajardo's (mainly handwriting) fonts were at Yakop.com. It is now called James Fajardo, but the web pages are faulty. James was born inn The Philippines in 1983, but lives in Las Vegas, NV. On Typophile, he visits as James F.

Fajardo's fonts include James Fajardo (2003, handwriting), Alanis Hand (2003, handwriting of Alanis Morrisette), Suwa (2003), Jempol, IBAYO, Sulatko, TheMoment, Yakap, Sixdaggers, AlbummeSmooth (2003), Ibayo (2003), Jempolfreak (2003), Gyllenhaal (pixel font for 8pt).

In 2007, he set up the commercial Fajardo Font Foundry, where he published the script typefaces James Paul (2007) and Nanette (2008).

Alternate URL. Still another URL. Yet another URL. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

James Paul Fajardo
[James Fajardo (was: Yakap.com)]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Jeanne Arielle Rodriguez

Based in Calcocan, The Philippines, Jeanne Arielle Rodriguez created the free optical challenge font Rodriguez Geometric Paper (2013).

Dafont link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jeff Mouie Ramirez

Jeff Mouie Ramirez (b. Philippines) is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He created the Latin display typeface Fleux (2014). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jeffrey Ong

Jeffrey Ong (Pasay City, The Philippines) created the pixel typeface Techno Beat (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jehzeel Laurente
[Jehzlau]

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Jehzlau
[Jehzeel Laurente]

Manila-based designer of the quickly scribbled handwriting face Jehzlau Concepts (2010). Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jeruel Aaron Amar

Designer from Quezon City, The Philippines, who used FontStruct in 2008 to make Pointers and Pointersoft (pixel arrow fonts), Eleaves, AcidSpeed, Parallelofont (octagonal), Missing Block, Acid Square, The First Font, Danubee (organic), Thorns, ReilyBill Richkid, Tabloid, StillAliveForNow, StillAlive, and The Curve.

In 2009, he added Unbranded, Nokia 6000, Quickening, Bump it up, Corte (3d shadow face), Unbranded, Piloton (techno; +Piloton G, 2012), Tahoma (pixel family), Raft, Paper Company (octagonal), Afro Style, Arko, 7th Service (stencil), Thorns, and Afro Superstar.

In 2012, he created Afro Superstar, Malibata Neue, a modernized and simplified Baybayin/Alibata (ancient Filipino writing), Gumball.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jethro Martino Paras

Filipino creator (b. 1985) of Smile Comix (2007, hand-printed comic book face). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jhaz Jhazie

Ligao City, The Philippines-based designer (b. 1998) of the hand-printed typeface Some Animal (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jo Aguilar

Quezon City, The Philippines-based designer of the experimental geometric typeface Geometreo (2014). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joanne Abellar

Creator (b. 1991, The Philippines) of the outlined hand-drawn typeface Chickfactor (2013), as well as Ham And Eggs (2013), Bookends (2013), Bookends with Accents (2014), Font5 (2013) and Whiplash Girl Child (2013).

Typefaces from 2014: Hypersober (textured shadow face), Hypersober Clean.

Dafont link. Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joanne Blanco

Manila-based designer of the fat finger fonts Joanne Candy (2014), Matcha (2014), Orbicularis (2014), Mikee (2014), Joanne's Handwriting (2013), Joanne Papercut (2013), Joanne Marker Serif (2013), Joanne Deoxyribose (2013) and Joanne Enzyme Kinetics (2013). She also made the hand-drawn 3d typeface Joanne Tic Tac (2013).

Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jobi Gutierrez

During his studies in the College of Fine Arts at the Univeristy of the Philippines in Manila, Jobi Gutierrez created a Halloween typeface called Villains (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joe Talisic

Joe Talisic a Cebuano Filipino graphic designer, who is currently working with brand advertising in Doha Qatar. Photo page. He created the kitchen tile modular face Organik (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joel Ignacio

Fonts by Joel Ignacio (b. Santa Ana, Manila, Philippines, 1971), who studied computer science and math at UC Davis and now lives in the Bay Area. They include the graffiti font Chrytings, plus Neumicals (1992, grunge), Cathophy (handwriting), Anther (1989), Anther Spin, Zotus (1990), and Ayger. The site used to be called iG.world. He runs Ignacio Design. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joey Perez

Bacolod, The Philippines-based creator (b. 1988) of the irregular handwriting font joeytisoy (2007). [Google] [More]  ⦿

John Luigi Flores

Filipino-Italian designer in Milan who created a decrative alphabet in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jonathan Wu

Born in the Philippines in 1975, Jonathan Wu created the comic book faces Wurper Regular (2012), Wurper Comics (2012), WurmicsBravura (2012), Wurmics Bravado (2012), and Wurmics Bravo (2011).

Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joseph Carmelo Barba

Joseph Carmelo Barba (b. 1994, The Philippines) created the fixed gear bike-themed font Barbalicious in 2013. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Juan Paulo Manalo

Based in Quezon City, The Philippines, Juan Paulo Manalo created Baymorph (2014), a simplified writing system that tries to revive or replace the lost local writing system Baybayin. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Julia Guinto

Aka Julia Booth. Filipino creator of the free fat finger typefaces Hold Me Close, Will You Call My name (2013), Walk on Fire (2013), JG Trails Bolder, JG Script On, JG Hope On Us, Miss Kat Laurente (2012), Julia G. Booth (2012), and Julia Booth (2012).

In 2013, she designed the hand-drawn typeface family Allusion, and the hand-printed Boziene.

Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Justin Leyva

During his studies in Antipolo, The Philippines, Justin Leyva designed the scanbat typeface Rizal (2013), which is named after Jose Rizal. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Justine Racho

Justine Racho (Marikina, The Philippines) designed the curly signage typeface French Whimsy in 2013 for Goldilocks Bakeshop. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kevin Akopito Ardinez

Mahayahay-based Filipino creator (b. 1995) of BaybayinMT Aku (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kevin Calderon

Kevin Calderon (Laguna, The Philippines) designed the spur-serifed typeface Crawling (2014) for a school project. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Khalil Gamela

Graphic designer in Davao, The Phillipines. Creator of Block Display Face (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kim Gosiaco

Graphic designer in Quezon City, The Philippines. Kim created a hand-drawn old cartographic typeface called Arthur Rackham (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kimmy De Leon

Manila-based art director, who used basic geometric shapes in the creation of Shape Type (2012). He is presently located in Singpore. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Korhina Galia

Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the modular African-themed typeface Waka Waka (2014, FontStruct). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kristel Ann Kazaki A. Cuadra

Filipino creator (b. 1991) of Ancience (2009, hand-printed). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Leslie Bayona

Designer in Manila, The Philippines, who created the typeface Basso & Brooke (2012), which was inspired by the curly and colorful fashion collection of Basso & Brooke. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Living Scripts of the Philippines
[Hector Santos]

"Fonts for the Buhid, Hanunóo, and Tagbanwa scripts still used in the Philippines are available.": 25USD for six fonts in any format you like. Send check to Sushi Dog Graphics, P.O. Box 26A54, Los Angeles, CA 90026. Page by Hector Santos. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lou Mancilla

Manila, Philippines-based designer of the Taal Sans Serif family (2010) for Baybayin. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lucky Drop

New York City-based FontStructor, born in The Philippines and raised in california, who made the modular typefaces Duo (2013) and Death Trap (2014). FontStruct link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Luigi Danao

Graphic designer in Muntinlupa, The Philippines. Creator of the display typeface Gisnep (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Martin Buyao

Manila-based creator of the school project brush font Tamaditis (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mia Catedrilla

Quezon City, The Philippines-based creator of the decorative caps typeface Type Mechanique (2014), which is inspired by Fernand Leger's Ballet Mechanique. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mia Ruiz

Mia Ruiz (Quezon City, The Philippines) created an untitled prismatic typeface in 2013. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Migo Aquino

Migo Aquino (Quezon City, The Philippines) created the animal-themed typeface Amigoville in 2013. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Miguel Mojica

Creator of One Miguel (2010), an almost sketched font, and TicTacToe (2010), a hand-printed outline face, and Smile (2010), another great dirty hand. Born in 1996, he lives in The Philippines. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mminrie Ré L'Batra

Filipino creator (b. 1950) of the hand-printed A Nona-mous Font (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nicole Marie M. Bonsol

Designer in Maila, The Philippines, of the free fonts Bonsol (2013) and Bonsol Comic (2013). Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nikko Allen Pascua

Located in Antipoli City in The Philippines, Nikko (b. 1992) created the signage face nik (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Norman de los Santos

Designer in Southern California (b. 1971), aka Nordenx. Creator of free Baybayin fonts (for Philippine) in 2006, downloadable from Devian Tart: BaybayinModernMindoro (2010), BaybayinMindoro (2010), BaybayinModernBlock, BaybayinModernScript, BaybayinModernPrint, BaybayinModernRound, Baybayin Modern Kufic. In 2007, he made BaybayinModernBrush1. In 2009-2010, this was followed by BaybayinModernDivine, Baybayin Modern Mono, and Baybayin Modern Sinta. In 2010, he made Baybayin Modern Kana, BaybayinMangyanHanubrush and MangyanHanuBrush: Surat Mangyan, also known to local Mindoreños as Sulat Mangyan, the Hanunóo script is one of three surviving pre-Hispanic forms of writing in the Philippines--it is a version of the island's ancient script collectively known as Baybayin. Baybayin Modern Font (BMF) Unicode Mono. Another URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Paul Morrow
[Baybayin Fonts]

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Philippine Scripts

Carl Rubino's page on Philippine scripts: The Ilocanos, Tagalogs, Pangasinenses, Visayans, and Kapampangans on Luzon Island shared a similar syllabary, composed of 16 characters, used in the Tagalog and Ilocano scripts. The Mangyans (of Mindoro Island) and the Tagbanuas (of Palawan Island) had very different scripts. No fonts here, but plenty of information and examples. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Quennie Jumao-as

Cebu City, The Philippines-based designer of a beautiful typographgic pen poster (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Quikijiki Maiquez

Philippines-based illustrator. He created qxdigitalninja (2008, techno, futuristic) and We_Wabbits_quikijiki (2008, alphadings). Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Quix Maiquez

Illustrator from the Philippines. Home page. Behance link. Creator in 2008-2009 of the techno fonts Amputa Bangiz, Digital Ninja and qx_01, and the playful We_Wabbits_quikijiki. In 2010, he made the ultra-fat octagonal face Betlog. Behance link. Devian Tart link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rafael Cases

Typographer and type designer in Paranaque, The Phillipines. In 2010, he made the sans/serif family New Soul, about which he writes: it is a balance between the Roman proportions Eric Gill's Gill Sans and Paul Renner's Futura have while adding the quirky proportions in Evert Bloemsma's Balance. Behance link. Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ralph Raymund Cifra

Manila-based graphic designer, who created the alchemic typeface Prime (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Renalli Trajano

Graduate of De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, Manila. Based in Las Pinas, The Philippines, Renalli Trajano created the ornamental caps alphabet Sesame Street (2013). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Renan Pagador

Filipino creator of Baybayin Paga (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Renz Jezrel Abong

During his studies in Montalban, The Philippines, Renz Abong created the free sans typeface Tale (2013, FontStruct), the free condensed typeface Versa (2013, FontStruct), and the free monoline geometric font Tribe (2013).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rex Revol

Born in 1985 in The Philippines, Rex Revol created the free double or overstrike or hacker font Rex Revol (2013). Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Robert Po

Robert Po (Quezon City, The Philippines) created an exquisite ornamental caps typeface called Lady Gaga (2012) during his visual communication studies. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Roger S. Nelsson
[CheapProfonts]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Ronnie Cruz
[Cyberian Khatru]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Ronnie Dela Cruz
[Active Sphere]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Samuel Thibault

Designer of Tagbanwa (2007), a free font for a Philippine script Tagbanwa. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sayyeda Shah

During her design studies in Manila, The Philippines, Sayyeda Shah created the free hand-printed typeface Shah (2013). Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shanice Garcia

Designer in Manila, The Philippines, who made the modular typeface Circles And Boxes (2012).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sinagtala

Creator of the Helvetica-like face j3j3n3Z3 (2010). Sinagtala (Gotum na Timawa) is from the Philippines, and was born in 1987. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sushi Dog Graphics
[Hector Santos]

Los Angeles foundry of Hector Santos, who created commercial fonts for Tagalog, Buhid, Hanunuo'o and Tagbánuwá. Baybayin is the name of the former Filipino writing system. Today there are three forms of the baybayin still being used in the Philippines. These are the scripts of the Buhid and Hanunuo'o peoples of Mindoro and the Tagbánuwá people of Palawan. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tagalog alphabet

Simon Ager's page on Tagalog, a syllabic alphabet used to write Tagalog (Filipino, or Pilipino), an Austronesian language with about 15 million speakers in the Philippines, the USA, Canada, the UAE, Guam, the UK, Saudi Arabia and many other places. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tagalog Script
[Hector Santos]

Tagalog Script (from the Philippines): 20USD for six fonts in any format you like. Send check to Sushi Dog Graphics, P.O. Box 26A54, Los Angeles, CA 90026. Page by Hector Santos who lives in Los Angeles. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Té Baybute

Designer in New York City.

Behance link. Creator of the free faces Manhattan Hand, The Missus Hand and The Missus Hand Oblique (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Toto

Quezon City (Philippines)-based designer of revivals and opportunistic typefaces, who is quite active on newsgroups like alt.binaries.fonts. His production is impressive:

  • Typefaces from Dan Solo's books: Pluto Outline (2012), a 3d beveled typeface from page 82 of Solo's Outline Alphabets. K22 Angular Text (2012, an interpretation of Herman Ihlenburg's 1884 Victorian typeface Angular Text Mackellar, Smiths and Jordan), K22 Helve Cursive (based on Helvetica Serif by Dan Solo; other digitizations include Pen Tip (WSI) and Renania (Intellcta)), K22 Spiral Swash (Victorian), K22 Athenian Wide (2011: K22 Athenian Wide is Athenian Wide on page 5 of Circus Alphabets: 100 Complete Fonts by Dan X. Solo; see also Tobias SSK), K22 TriLine Gothic (2011, a multiline art deco face based on Ross F. George's TriLine Gothic from 1956), K22 Timbuctu (2011: this is the Arabic simulation face Timbuctu on page 73 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces and on page 95 of Special Effects and Topical Alphabets: 100 Complete Fonts by Dan X. Solo), K22 Didoni (2011, + Swash: a fat face based on Didoni from page 33 of Swash Letter Alphabets: 100 Complete Fonts by Dan X. Solo and also on page 140 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces), K22 K22 Eureka (2010, based on Eureka from Dan X. Solo's book "Circus Alphabets, 100 Complete Fonts"), K22 Monastic (2010, based on Monastic from Victorian Display Alphabets by Dan X. Solo), Solo Ornaments (2003, based on Solo's books), K22 Eclair (2010, a decorative Western face Toto found in Dan X. Solo's book on Victorian alphabets, but which in fact dates back to Hans Brehmer in 1868), K22 Karnak Deco (2009, a slab serif based on Karnak Deco from the Moderne Alphabets by Dan X. Solo and published by Dover Publications in 1999).
  • Revivals of Letraset phototypes: K22 Lucifer No. 1 (2012, a beveled neon-look face).
  • Typefaces from 101 Alphabets (W. Ben. Hunt and Ed. C. Hunt, The Bruce Publishing Company, New York, 1958): Saisa (2011, art deco face), K22 Amihan (2011, an art deco face, after this original).
  • MICR fonts: K22 GKW Computer (2011, a MICR font which is based on KW Computer from ATF, and looks very similar to Moore Computer), Auto Mission (2011, after Auto Mission was derived from the MICR font Automation Shaded on page 3 of Solo's Special Effects and Topical Alphabets, and is more complete than Otto Mason SH, the Soft Horizon digitization of Automation).
  • Fonts based on work by Ross F. George: K22 TriLine Gothic (2011) is based on Tri-Line Gothic by Ross F. George in Speedball Text Book, 17th Edition, 1956.
  • K22 Xanthus (2012, based on Xanthus Computer, a dry transfer (or rub-on) font from Mecanorma).
  • K22 Stile Ballmer (2011, after an art deco face made by Walter Ballmer for Olivetti), Mallary (2011, based on Mallary from page 43 of Dan X. Solo's Moderne Alphabets).
  • K22 Landi Linear (2011, after Nebiolo's Landi Linear).
  • Le Pochoir (2011, an art deco stencil face (à la Futura Stencil) based on an alphabet from Plate 40 of La Lettre dans la Peinture et la Publicité by Jean Joveneaux, Paris, 1987), Le Pochoir Creux (2011), Lettre dans le decor (2011, based on an alphabet from "La Lettre dans le Decor et la Publicité Modernes").
  • Splash Gordon (2011, +Inline; after the title of Flash Gordon, the movie).
  • Soccer shirt fonts: Brooks Chile (2011, used by Chile in the 2010 world cup), SwitchImage FC Copenhagen (2011, used by FC Kopenhagen), Azmie WC2010 South Korea (2010), SwitchimageACMilan (2010), FCBarcelona (2010), Azmie WC2010 United States (2010), Azmie WC2010 England (2010), Azmie WC2010 Australia (2010), Azmie WC2010Brazil (2010, based on a vector image by Kuala Lumpur-based Azmie for the Brazilian World Cup team), Azmie WC2010Portugal, Azmie WC2010Netherlands, Azmie2Slovenija-2010, Real Madrid 2011 (2010), ABFonts RCD Mallorca 2012 (based on the shirts of Real Club Deportivo Mallorca, for the 2012-2013 season).
  • K22 EricGill Shadow (2011, after Gill's 1929 face, Gill Sans Shadow 338; and K22 EricGill Shadow Line, an inline version).
  • Sajou Fancy Gothic (2011, based on pages 3 and 4 of Sajou No. 236, a late 19th century French embroidery booklet).
  • RAWB (2010, ultra fat family).
  • Linyat Bilog (2010). A geometric monoline typeface.
  • K22 Ambelyn Condensed (2010, based on Ambelyn Condensed, page 2 of Condensed Alphabets: 100 Complete Fonts by Dan X. Solo and also page 21 of The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces where it is called Ambelyn), K22 Spiral Swash (2010, based on Spiral Swash from Dan X. Solo's Swash Letter Alphabets (p79)).
  • Art Jam MakingFaces (2003, a great dingbat font based on designs found in Image Club Graphics' volume 30, called Art Jam).
  • Town Sketches Bandstand (2003, based on volume 35 (Sketches On The Town)).
  • Fonts based on Aridi's designs: Nabel Initials (2005, based on Marwan Aridi's Nabel from the Initial Caps Vol I), Anabel (2005, a simpler version of Nabel Initials), Blister Caps (2005, based on the Blister set from the Aridi Initial Caps Vol. 1), RegalAlt, RegalInitials (2005, based on the Regal set from the Aridi Initial Caps Vol. I), SpringAlt, SpringInitials (2005, based on the Spring set from the Aridi Initial Caps Vol. I), VictorianaAlt, VictorianaInitials (2005, based on the Victoriana set from the Aridi Initial Caps Vol. III), Tuscan Initials (2005, based on more of Marwan Aridi's alphabets), Napoli Initials (2009, more Aridi capitals), Gothic Initials (2009, Aridi-based), Romant Initials (2009, Aridi-based), Royal Initials (2009, Aridi-based), Stone Initials (2009, also based on Aridi).
  • K22 You Know Who (2004, dingbats based on Dark Mark from the Harry Potter books).
  • Gidget Cameo (2004).
  • K22 Xerxes (2003, a stone carving typeface).
  • Dover Birds (2012, based on the Birds Alphabet Coloring Book by Ruth Soffer, Dover Publications).
  • K22 Spotty Face (2012, +Cyrillic) is a dot matrix font based on Tony Huggett's Spotty (Zipatone).
  • K22 Gadget Lined (2012) is an art deco typeface based on Gadget Lined by Peter Bennett at Zipatone. See also K22 Gadget (2014).
  • K22 Lawenta (2012). A teepee-styled typeface (check also Nick Curtis's Wigwam NF). He says: The font is based on the alphabet on page 63 of 101 Alphabets by W. Ben. Hunt and Ed. C. Hunt (The Bruce Publishing Company, New York, 1958).
  • K22 My Didot (2012). This is one of three known digitizations of CBS Didot.
  • K22 Plural (2013) is a revival of the op-art font Plural made in 1971 by Vicente Rojo for the Mexican magazine Plural.
Alternate URL. Fontspace link. Partial catalog from 2010. Dafont link. Abstract Fonts link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tzaddi Esguerra

Freelance illustrator and typographer in Iligan City in The Philippines. She created a wonderful typographic poster based an iconic 1950s Vogue cover. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Valerie Harley Jiongco

Valerie Harley Jiongco (b. 1993, The Philippines) created the free hand-printed ourtline font Jiongco (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vicente Teng

Graphic designer and illustrator in Burnaby, BC, who created the ornamental caps typeface Seaweed (2013). Vicente was born in The Philippines. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vincent Rogel Africa

Filipino designer and illustratori in Las Pinas. He writes about Baybayin, the lost Filipino script. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yiel Enriquez

During her studies in makati, The Philippines, Yiel Enriquez designed the nibbed pen typeface Congee (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ysh Lemi Cabaña

Filipino creator (b. 1986) of Lipi (2009), a curly face which was ased on the typography by Maggie Simpliciano in Folk Architecture [Rodrigo Perez III, Quezon City, Philippines 1989]. Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zyra Marie

Filipino designer (b. 1997) of the hand-printed typeface Cheeseusaceu (2014). Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿