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Creator (b. Bacoor, Cavite Philippines, 1993) of the free spurred typeface Cliff Edge (2012). [Google]
Freelance designer in Pasig, The Philippines, who created Monsters Font in 2014. Behance link. [Google]
The Philippines-based designer of the free curly vampire script typeface Sabrina (2014). [Google]
Laguna, The Philiipines-based designer of the wedge serif titling typeface Avee (2016). [Google]
Raised in Hong Kong and a resident of The Philippines, Aceler Chua designed the Farro sans typeface family in 2017 for his company, Grayscale. Link at Typedrawers.
In 2019, he released the free Google web font Farro. Github link. He writes: Farro is an artsy, four-weighted, display typeface that has a peculiar personality flowing through its European humanist silhouette. Fontown link. [Google]
[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 typefaces. Maxine Sans (2011) is a basic humanist 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.
View Active Sphere's typefaces. [Google]
During his studies at LPU Cavite, A.D. Veras (Naic, Philippines) designed the triangulated futuristic typeface Space Rover (2018). [Google]
AdamAnt VectorWorx (was: Toniofonts)
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]
Designer in The Philiipnies, b. 2000. In 2020, she released the scrawled font Enigma. [Google]
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]
Designer of the free Baybayin font Baybayin Modern Print (2010). He also has a Baybayin font archive. Fontspace link. [Google]
Alex Manlangit (b. 1993, The Philippines) created the tilted blackboard bold typeface Manlangit in 2013. Dafont link. [Google]
Alexis Angulo (Pasay, The Philippines) created the angular display typeface Angulo in 2013.
Behance link. Dafont link. [Google]
Alfredo Marco Pradil
Alibata at Pandesal Outbox
Bisaya Script TTF Font (ancient Filipino script) and Bugis TTF Font. Both free. Page by Terrio Echavez. [Google]
Alnel Vincent Alico
Filipino designer in Cebu City, b. 1997. Designer of the free font Recycled Bit (2013).
Dafont link. [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the textured decorative caps typeface Intricate (2017). [Google]
A BFA Information Design student at the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. Designer of the modular typeface Circles Boxes (2011). [Google]
Andrea Meneses Quezon City, The Philippines) created an ornamental caps typeface called Kusina ni Lola (Grandma's Kitchen) in 2013 during her studies. [Google]
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). [Google]
Taguig, Philippines-based designer of the free soccer font PF UEFA Super Cup (2018). [Google]
Angelica Marie Balida
As a Fine Art student at TUP Manila (The Philippines), Angelica Marie Balida designed several decorative typefaces (2017). [Google]
Filipino designer. She is the creator of created Geline (2008, handwriting). [Google]
Filipino designer of the rough brush typeface Dragos (2019). [Google]
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. Fontspace link. [Google]
[AdamAnt VectorWorx (was: Toniofonts)]
Apol Sta Maria
Manila, The Philippines-based designer (b. 1981) of the hand-drawn outline fonts Hundrighting (2016), Tubol (2016), Kalansayetika (2016), and Star (2014). Dafont link. IFontMaker link. [Google]
Designer of the Tagalog font Apu (2019), Dutina (2020: based on Doktrina Christiana from 1593), Taal (2020: based on 16th century document baybayin handwriting). [Google]
As a student at De La Salle College Of Saint Benilde, Paranaque, The Philippines-based Ara Umali designed the hatched art deco typeface Stripo (2016). [Google]
aRc (or: Azelea Rodgers Creations)
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]
Artemis (was: Nadeznuts)
Filipino designer of Nadezna's Handwriting (2015) and the scanbat font Na Tobikko (2019). [Google]
[Jeron Dave Aguinaldo]
Based in The Philippines, Jeron Dave Aguinaldo (b. 2004) designed the hand-crafted typeface Cutesy (2020). [Google]
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]
[aRc (or: Azelea Rodgers Creations)]
Baybayin (aka Alibata) is a pre-Filipino writing system from the Philippines. [Google]
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 typeface used in one of the very first books printed in the Philippines, the Doctrina Christiana of 1593), Bisaya Hervas (based on a type typeface 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]
Dedicated to the old Filipino script, baybayin, this foundry offers free Baybayin typefaces by Paul Morrow, Kristian Kabuay, Norman de los Santos and Akopito Ardinez. These include Abakada KKK, Bahay Kubo, Baras TL, Bayani JR, Baybayin Tsart, Baybayin Vocabulary, Bikol PE, Bisaya PDT, Doktrina JDP, Doktrina TL, Filipinas DC, Filipino PC, Filipinyin TL, Habilog Mod, Hanunuo SM, Ideal Baybayin, Ilocano PDT, Istoriko FSJ, Kapalaran AB, Katas GSA, Katutubo FL, Katuturan GT, Kotiledon TL, Kudlit [Virama], Kurba DC, Malaya BM, Motto RP, Nasyonalidad PC, Nobela TL, Others BF, Palaso DC, Pampango PDT, Pangasinan SDM, Salawikain, Sangkinapal DC, Senyas TL, Sisidlan CP, Standard Baybayin, Tagbanua PDT, Tinik DC, Tinik TL. I believe that the fonts with the suffix TL are by Tim Liwanag, who manages the site. [Google]
Creator (b. 1984) of the counterless octagonal typeface Daydream Daily (2010). Bem lives in Manila (or Quezon City), The Philippines. Home page. Behance link. [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the blackletter typeface Old English (2019). [Google]
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]
Filippino Linabo-based designer (b. 1986) of the free techno fonts Tek (2008) and Scout (2008). Blog. [Google]
Designer in Malabon, The Philippines, who made a beautiful typographic poster series in 2012 called Mothers Milk. [Google]
"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]
Filipino designer (b. 1992) of the hand-printed typefaces DP Elionora (2014), DP Camille (2014), DP Bloated (2014), DP Stick (2014), DP Sora (2014), Troooble (2014) and Morning Font (2014).
Dafont link. Fontspace link. Home page. [Google]
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]
Cavite, The Philippines-based designer of Pokemon Font (2016). Tumblr link. [Google]
Cathryn Rose F. Orosa
Aka Bammeo or Bam O. Mindanao, The Philippines-based designer of the free typeface Pumpkin (2016, Open Font Library). Dafont link. [Google]
[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 typeface 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 typeface 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]
As an art student in Muntinlupa, Philippines, Sonja Cristi Leigh "Chinky" Duller designed the decorative caps alphabet Jake The Dog (2016). [Google]
Chloe De Leon
Chloe De Leon (b. 1992, The Philippines) created Kookie (2012). [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the free modular all caps typeface Barabara (2018). [Google]
Freelance designer in The Philippines who created the vintage letterhead typeface Mestizo (2015). Dafont link. [Google]
Filipino designer of the Baybayin brush font Christian Cabuay Baybayin (2010). [Google]
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 shaded 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).
Typefaces from 2015: Doodlizing, Patterns (artsy dingbats). In 2016, she made the dingbat typeface Owlmazing, and in 2018 Outlyne.
Dafont link. [Google]
Claire Angeli Lua
During her studies in Cebu City, The Philippines, Claire Angeli Lua created the retro Sci Fo Icons set (2015). [Google]
[Fredrick R. Brennan]
Quezon City, The Philippines-based designer of the free font Some Time Later (2016), which is based on the beatnik lettering used in the credits of the SpongeBob Squarepants Nickelodeon show. He also made the free font LCD (2015) and the free blackletter typeface KJV 1611 (2018), which revives the typeface found in the 1611 King James Bible.
Typefaces from 2019: TT2020 (an extensive multilingual typewriter family with about 7000 glyphs per font, released in 2020), Quaerite Regnum Dei (a libre rotunda font based on a Spanish rotunda hand found in the Misal rico de Cisneros (early 16th century) commissioned by cardinal Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros from Toledo), Open Baybayin (sharing some glyphs with Noto Tagalog), Chomsky (a free blackletter typeface in the style of the masthead of The New York Times). Github link.
Github link. Open Font Library link. Fontsquirrel link. [Google]
The Philippines-based designer of the wide modular techno sans typeface Velekom (2019). [Google]
Cyberian Khatru is a studio specializing in logos and fonts inspired by fantasy, science fiction, and comic books. Its founder is Filipno type designer Ronnie Cruz, b. 1966, Asinaan, Panaasinan. Cyberian Khatru is located in Hayward, CA.
His fonts include techno and gothic typefaces such as Bone Voyage (2010), Iron Warrior (2010, octagonal), 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. [Google]
Quezon City, The Philippines-based designer of the free sci-fi typeface Space (2017). [Google]
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]
Dawn Jacob (Tituk Ninuno) is the Filipino designer of Baybayin Kata (2010), which was inspired by katakana. No downloads yet. [Google]
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]
Denise Lara Kamille K. Bentulan
Digital artist from Quezon City, The Philippines, b. 1991. Aka Douxiegirl. Creator of the mostly hand-crafted fonts Laser Metal (2015), Honeytone (2015), Aloha Sunshine (2015, curly script), 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]
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]
Creator of DinoPrint (2009, Fontcapture). Dino is from The Philippines. [Google]
[Onyx Font Foundry]
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]
Duane Casper Primo
Laguna, The Philippines-based designer of Circles Boxes Type (2014, a ktichen tile typeface). [Google]
Filipino designer of the free random note typeface DZR Inscription (2013). [Google]
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]
[Rabbit and Pencil]
Designer of Baybayin Tayo Handwriting B30 (2019). [Google]
Filipino designer of these Baybayin fonts: Seryoso Modern Baybayin (2010), Makulit Modern Baybayin (2010). [Google]
Makati City, The Philippines-based creator (b. 1978) of MKF Tiler (2008, kitchen tile face). Behance link. Home page. [Google]
Filipino designer of Erika Golez (2012), a children's hand. [Google]
Designer in The Philippines of the typographic poster Flamingo in 2016. [Google]
Aka EyeCone, based in The Philippines. Creator of these free display typefaces in 2018: Hype Fixer (techno style), Brisk, Imminent Line, EC Bricks, Lethal Injector (trilined), Cutie Top, Incurable Prospect (sci-fi), Embryonic World (stencil), Bravada Arma (a knife-edged typeface), Typica (modular), Fleshy Spare, Lyka Gemelos, Fluctuate Prediction, EC Simplicity, Slick Strontium (beveled sci-fi font), Next In Line, Stitches, Adobo, Roadtest, Visionary Stairs, Auto Mode, Auto Techno, Mayon Exquisite, Matilda The Iron Lady, Zosimo Hive, Gymnast (a semi-molecular typeface).
Typefaces from 2019: Karisma (script), Mismo (a heavy all caps typeface), Mismo campus (for athletic lettering), Himagsikan (modular), Chronic System, Game Battles (octagonal), Simplicity Extend. [Google]
Antipolo, Philippines-based creator (b. 1987) of Melnics (2005), a font for the game Tales of Destiny 2. [Google]
During her studies in San Jose del Monte, The Philippines, Faith Crizaldo created the thick poster typeface F8 (2015). [Google]
Francis John S. Villo
[Francis John S. Villo]
Born in 2001 in The Philippines, Francis John (Francis Studio) designed the calligraphic script typefaces Amarillo, Lost in Wild, Starfish (curly) and Buttercup, the hand-crafted Beauty and the Beast, and the brush script typeface Nightingale in 2016. [Google]
Quezon City, The Philippines-based designer of a vernacular typeface called Scaffolding (2018). It was inspired by hardware store signage. [Google]
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]
Fredrick R. Brennan
Gabriel Mark Perida
Filipino designer (b. 1983) of the (free) Gabriel Serif family (2010).
Dafont link. Another URL. [Google]
Parañaque, Philippines-based designer of the free display typefacs Tropikal (2020). [Google]
Artist and designer in manila, The Philippines. In 2015, she created the floriated decorative caps alphabet Natura. Behance link. [Google]
Manila-based creator of Connect The Font (2012), a free pair of connect-the-dot typefaces. [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of Focal Project Logotype (2016, octagonal) and Half Project Logotype (2016, kitchen tile style). [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the hipster typeface Gian (2014) and the minimalist typeface Cheat (2015). In 2016, he designed the geometric octagonal typeface Edge. Aka Mr. Grilled Bonito. [Google]
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]
Saudi Arabia-based designer, b. The Philippines. Aka Plex, Grandos Plex, Grandoplex and GrandChaos9000. He created these free sans typefaces in 2014: Alegre Sans (caps only), Sani Trixie Sans. Open Font Library link. [Google]
[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. He is currently located in Dubai, UAE and is a prolific type designer. His typefaces:
- Luckybones (2020).
- Action Sans (2020). A free almost monolinear sans.
- Open Sauce Sans, Open Sauce One and Open Sauce Two (2020). He writes about these three large free sans families: Open Sauce is a font superfamily that I developed for Creative Sauce's internal type system. It is a compact typeface that is optimised for better viewing small text on screen and print. Open Sauce (Sans, One and Two) is under the SIL Open Font License and is going to be actively developed, improved and tested. One small modification is Cristiano Sobral's Criativa Sans (2020).
- Yelena (2020). A brush script.
- Keiner (2020). A rigid monolinear sans typeface family.
- Cosmic Octo (2020). A blocky display/poster typeface for an experimental ice cream recipe venture.
- Snah (2020). A playful free all caps typeface.
- Belina Script (2020).
- Itzkarl (2020). An all caps typeface with flared terminals.
- Anahaw (2020). A foliate typeface modeled after palm leaves.
- Batangas (2020). Free.
- Lumi Sans (2019).
- Device (2019). A sans that supports orange-dyed fascists, oil industry buffoons and climate change deniers.
- Stenzel (2019). a stencil typeface.
- Nourd (2019).
- Suprapower (2019). Heavy and wide, for posters, packaging, headline and titles.
- Sauce Grotesk (2019). Sauce Grotesk is a sans serif typeface that James Birch and Alfredo Marco Pradil developed for Creative Sauce's internal type system.
- TEG (2019).
- Enreal (2019).
- Arca Sentora (2019). A geometric sans.
- Serif 420 (2019).
- Guise (2019). A Swiss style sans family.
- Grantipo (2019), A sans family inspired by Cerebri Sans, Helvetica and Akzidenz Grotesk. .
- HK Sentiments (2018). A neutral / geometric sans.
- Natrix Sans (2018). A free grotesque family without italics.
- Reminisce (2018). A Peignotian sans typeface family.
- Aeon Hexa (2018). Alfredo explains that he tried to amalgamate the features of Helvetica and Cerebri Sans.
- Acari Sans (2018). A free typeface by Alfredo Marco Pradil (Latin part) and Stefan Peev (Cyrillic portion). Based on HK Grotesk (2015).
- HK Kontrast (2018). An angular wedge serif typeface.
- HK Yavimayan (2018). A text typeface with flaring.
- HK Focus (2017).
- HK Gothic (2017). Twelve styles.
- HK Compression (2017). A bold compressed all caps sans.
- HK Carta (2017). A text typeface with didone elements.
- HK Spec (2017).
- HK Zercon (2017). A free sans.
- HK Concentrate (2017). A sans typeface family.
- Arlene (2017). A didone typeface family.
- Barter Exchange (2017).
- HK Blocker (2017), a heavy rounded sans.
- Zwizz (2017). A Swiss typeface family.
- Cerebri Sans (2017).
- HK Nova (2017). A geometric sans family inspired by Century Gothic and Futura. The Medium weight is tweetware. See also HK Nova Narrow and HK Nova Rounded.
- Illuma (2017). A free headline sans typeface.
- Number 23 (2017). A text typeface family.
- HK Caslon (2017).
- Polarity (2017).
- Placid Amor (2016). Copperplate style.
- Ludema (2016). An informal sans typeface, made by Joao Symington..
- Alienware (2016). A custom typeface for Dell's Alienware computers.
- Extremis Compakt (2016). A custom typeface for Extremis.
- Number 23 (2016). A Caslon-style text family.
- El Enra Rounded (2016). A condensed headline sans.
- Faldore (2015-2016). A simple sans typeface family.
- Hans Grotesque (2016). A sans designed for long texts.
- Decalotype (2016). A free sans typeface.
- HK Compakt (2016). Inspired by Akzindenz Grotesk.
- HK Serif (2016).
- Jellee (2016). A very soft heavy rounded sans typeface. Download.
- El Enra (2016). A free bold condensed sans.
- Type 36 (2016). A clean geometric sans.
- Arco Perpetuo (2016). A free subtly rounded sans family.
- Industri (2016). A tweetware sans.
- Okomito (2016). A sans with large open counters. Okomito Medium is free. Okomito Next was released in 2020.
- Comprehension Semibold (2016).
- Radnika (2016). Announced as a workhorse sans. Followed in 2017 by Neue Radnika Schriftart, or Radnika Next.
- Hanken Sans (2016).
- ADA Hybrid Display (2016).
- The free geometric sans typeface Orkney (2016, with Samuel Oakes).
- Caslon OS (2015, Open Font Library).
- The basic sans typefaces Now (2015, Open Font Library: geometric), Now Alt (2015), Einstellung Schrift (2015, geometric sans), Neue Einstellung (2015), Elenar (2015; and the free Elenar Love), Amicale (2015), HK Explorer (2015), HK Explorer Soft (2015), HK Explorer Sharp (2015), HK Grotesk (2015: free; extended to HK Grotesk Pro in 2016, and HK Grotesk Light in 2017, HK Grotesk Wide in 2020, and Uacari Legacy by Cristobal Sobral in 2020), Industri (2015, caps only headline face), Monoist (2015, monospaced), Glacial Indifference (2015, Bauhaus-inspired), Malakas (2015), Genome (2015) and Gen Light (2014, OFL).
- Arca Majora (2014) and Arca Majora 2 (2016). A free heavy geometric sans face.
- SAG Block (2014).
- Ahamono and Ahamono Monospaced (2012-2015). Originally, this was a free rounded monospace typeface with typewriter features.
- Neue Hans (2014), Hanken Round (2014, a free rounded sans), Neutrage (2014, a neutral signage sans).
- Hard Edge (2014). An octagonal typeface.
- Teknik (2014). A technical sans typeface.
- Bullet (2014).
- The grotesk typefaces Primary Hans (2014) and Hans Kendrick (2014) and Neue Hans Kendrick (2016). Both have elements of Avenir and Futura, and are characterized by a relatively small x-height. Followed by the art deco sans-inspired Neo Hans in 2019.
OFL link. Hellofont link (for purchasing his fonts). Behance link. Facebook link. He operates as Hanken Studio. [Google]
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]
Hazzel Anne P. Lactaoen
Manila, the Philippines-based graphic designer. In 2017, she created a brush script font for the rebranding of ROX. Behance link. [Google]
[Sushi Dog Graphics]
[Living Scripts of the Philippines]
Philippine archive. Baybayin subarchive. Has the oriental simulation font Fu Manchu. [Google]
Samples of Baybayin and Ilocano scripts. Some links to fonts. [Google]
Caloocan, Philippines-based designer of the display serif typeface Maharlika (2020) and the blackletter typeface Blacksoul (2020). [Google]
Ivanna Jude Albea Israel
Born in The Philippines in 1995, Ivanna Jude Albea Israel created the free typefaces Amethyst (2015) and Ribbon Trim (2012).
Fontstruct link. [Google]
Based in Quezon City in The Philippines, Ja Ballarta created a tall hand-drawn display typeface called Marawi (2013). [Google]
Illustrator and graphic designer in Manila, The Philippines, who created the children's book font Fins (2014). [Google]
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).
1001 Fonts link. [Google]
James Paul Fajardo
[James Fajardo (was: Yakap.com)]
At De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, Jana Alano (Manila, The Philippines) designed an art deco typeface in 2016. Behance link. [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of Papercut (2018). [Google]
Cebu City, The Philippines-based designer of the modular typeface Sugbo (2019). [Google]
Cebu City The Philippines-based designer, b. 1993, of the angry hand-crafted typeface Demise (2015). [Google]
Jean Pierre Cruz
Manila, The Philippines-based designer, with Aaron Amar, of the alchemic typeface Alta Kratos (2018). [Google]
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]
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]
Jeffrey Ong (Pasay City, The Philippines) created the pixel typeface Techno Beat (2013). [Google]
Manila-based designer of the quickly scribbled handwriting typeface Jehzlau Concepts (2010). Home page. [Google]
Jen Lim is a senior art director in Marikina, Manila, The Philippines. In 2018, she created the decorative alphabet Monster (2018). [Google]
During her studies at De La Salle Lipa in The Philippines, Jerico Mojares designed a few display typefaces (2017). [Google]
Jeron Dave Aguinaldo
Jeruel Aaron Amar
Designer from Quezon City, The Philippines, b. 1993, who used FontStruct in 2009 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. In 2014, he designed the free gravestone typeface Furgatorio and an ancient Filipino script font, Malibata (2014, FontStruct). In 2015, he added XOX, the futuristic Babayin typeface Maria Stellar, and the techno sans typefaces Dozer One and Dozer Two. In 2016, he designed the marker pen font Jeboy and the coffin font Furgatorio Sans.
Typefaces from 2017: Alta (a fashion design sans).
Typefaces from 2018: Matatas One (a free Baybayin typeface), Cubao (free; inspired by the signboards hanged on Jeepneys, SUVs, buses and other transport vehicles within and outside the Metro), Quiapo (hand-crafted all caps sans), Alta Kratos (alchemic; with Jean Pierre Cruz). He explains the genesis of Quiapo which is based on signs hanging in jeepneys: Quiapo Free is a brush typeface dedicated to the Filipino sign makers, Jeepney drivers, and the daily commuters in the streets of Metro Manila and anywhere in the Philippines.
Typefaces from 2019: Maria Stellar X (a futuristic font for Latin and Baybayin). [Google]
Jethro Martino Paras
Filipino creator (b. 1985) of Smile Comix (2007, hand-printed comic book face). [Google]
Ligao City, The Philippines-based designer (b. 1998) of the hand-printed typeface Some Animal (2014). [Google]
Quezon City, The Philippines-based designer of the experimental geometric typeface Geometreo (2014). Behance link. [Google]
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: Basic Space, Hypersober (textured shadow face), Hypersober Clean.
In 2015, she designed the avant garde sans typeface Morning Crescent. In 2016, she published the hand-crafted typeface Summer Fling.
Dafont link. Fontspace link. Home page. [Google]
Manila-based designer of the hand-crafted or fat finger fonts Mistress (2015), Joanne's Freehand (2015), 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]
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]
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 typeface Organik (2010). [Google]
Joed Erickson Emil C. Rabano
Joed Rabano is the Batangas City, Philippines-based designer in 2017 of the free geometric sans typeface Rabano Sans, the free spurred typeface Western, and the free tattoo typeface Ink.
In 2018, he designed the free octagonal typeface Drop Out.
Typefaces from 2018: Bystander, Saloon. [Google]
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]
Bacolod, The Philippines-based creator (b. 1988) of the irregular handwriting font joeytisoy (2007). [Google]
John Dale Obedoza
La Piñas, Philippines-based designer of these free typefaces in 2016: Dale (script), The Greek Font. Behance link. [Google]
John David Maza
Iloilo City, The Philippines-based editorial designer who created the powerful text free angular typeface Maragsa (2020) and the free vintage tytpeface Bantayog (2020). [Google]
John Luigi Flores
Filipino-Italian designer in Milan who created a decorative alphabet in 2014. [Google]
John Misael Villanueva
Trece Martires, Philippines-based lettering artist and type designer, known for the official typeface of the American industrial tools maker Stanley Black & Decker. In 2019, he designed these typefaces: the colorful decorative caps typefaces Pinas, Habi and Habi Pinas, Florida, Military Industrial, the free vernacular typeface BBT Martires, the script typeface Cute Bouncy, the modular typeface Arturo, the corporate font Stanley Black&Decker and the variable sans typeface Dinamika.
Typefaces from 2020: Nilad Pro (a display serif inspired by the flourishing bud of the yamstick mangrove or nilad), Leandro (inspired by the brutalist architecture of Filipino architect Leandro Locsin). [Google]
John N.L. Leyson
Designer of Baybayin Doctrina (2019). [Google]
Born in the Philippines in 1975, Jonathan Wu created the comic book typefaces Wurper Regular (2012), Wurper Comics (2012), WurmicsBravura (2012), Wurmics Bravado (2012), and Wurmics Bravo (2011).
Fontspace link. [Google]
Joseph Carmelo Barba
Joseph Carmelo Barba (b. 1994, The Philippines) created the fixed gear bike-themed font Barbalicious in 2013. Dafont link. [Google]
Josh Conrad Ladob
Imus City, The Philippines-based designer of the free heavy straight-edged typeface Figura (2018). [Google]
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]
Based in the Philippines, Chin Lumayag designed the hand-crafted brush typeface Lovely Lina (2017), Little Louise (2017, script) and Primrose Script (2017). [Google]
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]
During his studies in Antipolo, The Philippines, Justin Leyva designed the scanbat typeface Rizal (2013), which is named after Jose Rizal. [Google]
Justine Racho (Marikina, The Philippines) designed the curly signage typeface French Whimsy in 2013 for Goldilocks Bakeshop. [Google]
Graphic designer and illustrator in Manila, The Philippines. In 2017, he created the hand-crafted Goblin, Hairy Potato and Random Luck, the comic book font Yehey, the adventure game font Braveheart, the free triangular sci-fi typeface Modern Tribe, the sci-fi typeface Kryxx, the free prismatic typeface Hello Earth.
Typefaces from 2018: Cyborg, Gladiator, Twilight (brush script). [Google]
Erika Javier is an illustrator and graphic designer in manila, The Philippines. In 2020, she designed the free wavy typeface Lerty. [Google]
Or Kathleen Alamon, based in Las Piñas, The Philippines. Creator of the free hand-drawn typeface Cornleaves (2014) during her studies at DLS-CSB. Behance link. Dafont link. [Google]
Kate DPM (b. 1994, The Philippines) created the squarish typeface Mangahas (2015, FontStruct). [Google]
Graphic designer in Manila, The Philippines, who created a colorful decorative set of capitals in 2017. [Google]
Keith Liam Manaloto
Angeles, Philippines-based designer of the free typeface Kulitan (2019) for the indigenous Kapampangan script. [Google]
Kevin Akopito Ardinez
Mahayahay-based Filipino creator (b. 1995) of BaybayinMT Aku (2010). [Google]
Kevin Calderon (Laguna, The Philippines) designed the spur-serifed typeface Crawling (2014) for a school project. [Google]
Graphic designer in Davao, The Phillipines. Creator of Block Display Face (2013). [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based creator of the straight-edged display typeface Emotional Sense. [Google]
Graphic designer in Quezon City, The Philippines. Kim created a hand-drawn old cartographic typeface called Arthur Rackham (2012). [Google]
In 2016, Kimchee Lee (Shao Design Co, Quezon, The Philippines) and Christine Lee designed the free calligraphic sans typeface Quezon (2016). Behance link. [Google]
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]
Manila, The Philippines, and/or London, UK-based designer of the free hexagonal typeface Elixia (2015) and the rounded sans typeface Kaige (2018). With Petros Afshar and Matthew James, she designed the hipster font Bastion (2018, at Glyph44). [Google]
Filipino designer of the heavy brush typefaces Boasterz (2018), Rolling Strokes (2018), Deepshockz (2018), Oh Golds (2018), Toda (2018), Deadly Claws (2018), Blood Seeker (2018), Gorgeously World (2018), Yenoh Brush (2018), Blessed Believer (2018), Freedoomed (2018), Bottomless Script (2018), The Black Festival (2018), Sunshine Melody (2018), Grind & Death (2018), From The Dead (2018) and Act of Rejection (2018). He also designed the grungy typefaces Bring Me A War (2018), Norikee (2018) and Rebel Scene (2018), the hand-crafted typefaces Riskera (2018) and The Bad Weather (2018), and the grungy stencil typeface Stay on the Ground (2018).
Typefaces from 2019: The Flast (textured, glitchy), Chaos (a horror brush font), Blondness (brush script), Saerows (dry brush), Strongkey, Blondness (dry brush), Toda, Mt. Blevas (dry brush), Brushmoshi, Deadpack (an inky brush font), Nopia, Blame, Glades (dry brush), Mayhend (brush), College Freaks (athletic lettering), Brutality Yours (brush), Pilitacore (brush). [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the modular African-themed typeface Waka Waka (2014, FontStruct). [Google]
Kristel Ann Kazaki A. Cuadra
Filipino creator (b. 1991) of Ancience (2009, hand-printed). [Google]
As a student at Ateneo de Manila University, Antipolo, Philippines-based Kristoff Sison designed the religious symbol typeface Faithful Ones (2017). [Google]
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]
Living Scripts of the Philippines
"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]
As a journalism undergraduate from Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Manila), this Antipolo, Philippines-based designer created the free Baybayin fonts Baybayin Sisil (2018: brush), Baybayin Sarimanok (2018) and Baybayin Bayani (2018). In 2019, he released Baybayin Bayani v2, Sejong, Baybayin Chochin, Baybayin Robotika, and Baybayin Sarimanok. [Google]
Based in Antipolo, The Philippines, Lloyd Zapanti created the tweetware Baybayin font Bayani (2015). [Google]
Manila, Philippines-based designer of the Taal Sans Serif family (2010) for Baybayin. [Google]
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]
Graphic designer in Muntinlupa, The Philippines. Creator of the display typeface Gisnep (2014). [Google]
Graphic artist in Mandaluyong, Philippines. Designer of the colrful women silhouette typeface Fierce (2011). [Google]
Maria Cecilia Grace Garcia
At Asia Pacific College, Makati, The Philippines-based Maria Cecilia Grace Garcia designed the connect-the-dots decorative typeface Constant Point (2016). [Google]
Mandaluyong, The Philippines-based designer of Patterned Font (2017), an all caps typeface. [Google]
Mark Jayvee Pabilonia
Manila-based creator of the school project brush font Tamaditis (2013). [Google]
Mary Imbong (Manila, The Philippines) created The Friendly Alphabet in 2015. This is a hand-lettered set of decorative caps. Behance link. [Google]
Filipino electrical engineer. Designer of the free dry brush typeface Skydome (2018). [Google]
MCCID College of Technology
Or the Manila Christian Computer Institute for the Deaf College of Technology in The Philippines. Designers of the free Filipino sign language font Mccid Fsl Font 2 (2019). [Google]
Quezon City, The Philippines-based creator of the decorative caps typeface Type Mechanique (2014), which is inspired by Fernand Leger's Ballet Mechanique. [Google]
Mia Ruiz (Quezon City, The Philippines) created an untitled prismatic typeface in 2013. [Google]
Graphic designer in Manila, The Philippines, who designed an interesting typographic poster in 2015 during her studies at LPU. [Google]
Migo Aquino (Quezon City, The Philippines) created the animal-themed typeface Amigoville in 2013. [Google]
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]
Aka Mikomix, her real name is Michelle Karla Sumulong, b. Anchorage, Alaska. Mikko grew up in Antipolo City in the Philippines, went to college back in Anchorage, Alaska, lived in New York City, took a two-year break in Alaska, and now resides in Manila / BGC in the Philippines.
Creator of Sassitude (2020: a fat finger font), Adorkable (2019), Marker (2018), Before (2018), Pinta (2018: hand-painted), Drybrush (2018), Festival (2018), Striped & Solid (2018), Hjarta (2018: doodled and sketched), Upright (2018), Plump (2018), Sueno (2018: a monoline script), Mix Palmer (2018: a fat finger font), Blimp (2018), Mix Doodle (2018), Mix Directions (2018: arrows), Somn (2017), Mix Scribble (2017), Mix Modern (2017), Mix Tumble (2017), Mix Zakka (2017), Mix Old Girl (2017, script), Mix Underground (2017), Mix Sonatina (2016), Mix Sonata (2016), Mix Skye (2016), Mix Giants (2016), Mix Java (2016), Mix Turvy (2016), Mix Grungy (2016), Mix Amie (2016), Mix Motley (2016), Mix Mini Caps (2016), Mix Narrow (2016), Mix Wander (2016), Mix Caravelle (2016, brush script), Mix Abuzz (2016, brush script), Mix Redux (2016), Mix Sonnet (2016), Mix Yonder (2016, brush font), Mix Brush (2016), Mix Ornare (2016), Mix Klunker (2016), Mix Stitch (2013-2016), Mix Rego (2016), Mix Freo (2016), Mix Quixotic (2015), Mix Jib (2015), Mix Fickle (2015), Mix Kitsch (2015), Mix Plump (2015), Mix Punch Out (2015), Mix Lean (2015), Mix Pisa (2015), Mix Duple (2015, bilined), Mix Swift (2015), Mix Bamboo (2015), Mix Brescia (2015, a hand-crafted blackboard bold font), Mix CD (2015), Mix Carpathia (2015), Mix Giants (2015), Mix Squiggle (2015), Mixbrush (2015), Mix Connect Dots (2014), Mix Partial (2014), Mix Modern Outline (2014), Mix Spotted (2014), Mix Striped (2014), Mix Outline (2013), Mix Shaded (2013), Mix Cut Outs (2013), a paper cut out typeface, Mix Narrow, and Mix Serif (2013, a weathered typeface). Designer of the free fonts Mix Comic, MixCrosshatch, MixDemiSans, MixNarrowSerif, MixTitanica, all hand-traced designs or sketched typefaces made with iFontmaker in 2014.
Dafont link. Creative Market link. [Google]
Art student in Manila, The Philippines, who created the free octagonal typeface Tribo in 2015. Behance link. Dafont link. 1001fonts link. [Google]
Mminrie Ré L'Batra
Filipino creator (b. 1950) of the hand-printed A Nona-mous Font (2009). [Google]
During her studies at University of Santo Tomas in Manila, The Philippines, Nica Cortez designed the circle-based typeface Rawnd (2015). [Google]
Nicole Kayle Sarmiento
During her studies in 2017, Batangas City, Philippines-based Nicole Kayle Sarmiento designed the hand-crafted typefaces Boldy, Two Lines and Need Space. [Google]
Nicole Marie M. Bonsol
Designer in Maila, The Philippines, of the free fonts Bonsol (2013) and Bonsol Comic (2013). Fontspace link. [Google]
Nikko Allen Pascua
Located in Antipoli City in The Philippines, Nikko (b. 1992) created the signage typeface nik (2009). [Google]
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]
Onyx Font Foundry
Dondon Nillo (Quezon City, The Philippines, b. 1983), or just Don Nillo, created the ornamental typeface Tribou (2013) and the techno typefaces Aposiopesis and Aposiopesis Condensed (2013).
Typefaces from 2014: Sufrimeda (techno style), Signarita Chloe (sic: an unconnected calligraphic script), Dancing Juice, Dancing Juice&Salabat, Signarita Zhai (a great connected cursive script).
Typefaces from 2015: Signarita Anne (formal calligraphic script).
Typefaces from 2018: Andor, Makayla (trilined), Katkat Scrambled (children's font), Signarita Louisse (sic) (signature font).
Devian Tart link. Dafont link. Creative Fabrica link. [Google]
Creator of the painter's typeface Blocked (2014). [Google]
As a student in Pasig, The Philippines, Paola Mauricio designed the silhouette typeface Yonce (2016). [Google]
Paolo Migel Alfonso
Graduate of The University of Santo Tomas. Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the display sans typeface In Between (2016), which was influenced by Trade Gothic. [Google]
Patricia Ann Lazaro
Based in Makati, The Philippines, Patricia Lazaro designed the free display typeface Amethyst (2015). Dafont link. Another Dafont link. [Google]
[Mark Jayvee Pabilonia]
Mark Jayvee Pabilonia (or Phantompoints) is based in The Philippines. He designed the octagonal display sans typeface Crystal (2016). [Google]
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]
Caloocan, The Philippines-based designer of a curly children's alphabet in 2015. [Google]
Cebu City, The Philippines-based designer of a beautiful typographic pen poster (2014). [Google]
Aka Quikijiki Maiquez. Illustrator from the Philippines. Creator in 2008-2009 of the techno fonts Amputa Bangiz, qxdigitalninja (2008, techno, futuristic), Digital Ninja and qx_01, and the playful We_Wabbits_quikijiki. In 2010, he made the ultra-fat octagonal typeface Betlog. Behance link. Devian Tart link. Old home page. [Google]
Rabbit and Pencil
Aka Ely Petrova, Travel Rabbit and Sunset Rabbit. Dumaguete, Philippines-based designer of the minimalist futuristic typeface Futare (2017), Chalkee (2017, a crayon font), the vector format Rope Alphabet (2017), and the hand-crafted typeface Blacked Doodle (2017). She also designed several sets of icons, including a collection of cacti, Pretty Prickly (2017).
In 2018, she released the brush typeface The Real Islander.
In 2020, she designed Papercut (SVG format), the woolly hand-crafted typeface Pinkment (for Latin and Cyrillic). Home page. Behance link. Home page. [Google]
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]
Ralph Raymund Cifra
Manila-based graphic designer, who created the alchemic typeface Prime (2012). [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the decorative Rawrphabet (2016). Behance link. [Google]
Designer of the free Tagalog (Filipino) fonts Baybayin Daluyong (2018) and Baybayin Payak (2017). [Google]
During his graphic design studies, Ras Saulog (Cavite, The Philippines) created the high-contrast condensed display typeface Berry (2015). [Google]
[Wedgienet Art Shop]
Designer in Manila, The Philippines, who designed the shadow typeface Le Rove (2016) and the arched textured typeface Ink Juice (2016). Creative Market link. Behance link. [Google]
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]
Filipino creator of Baybayin Paga (2010). [Google]
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]
Born in 1985 in The Philippines, Rex Revol created the free double or overstrike or hacker font Rex Revol (2013). Dafont link. [Google]
Filipino designer of the free tribal display typeface Triba (2018). [Google]
Riel Louise Castalone
Calamba, Philippines-based student-designer of a Memphis-style typeface in 2018. [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of the squarish typeface Coldphabet (2016). [Google]
Robert Dingcong is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Bacolod City, Philippines. In 2015, he designed the octagonal typeface Percolator, and Saddm's Shawarma icons (a fun military icon font). In 2016, he created the free hand-crafted typeface Zuma.
Behance link. Aka Neue Design and Neue PH. Another Behance link. Cargo Collective link. [Google]
Robert Po (Quezon City, The Philippines) created an exquisite ornamental caps typeface called Lady Gaga (2012) during his visual communication studies. [Google]
Roger S. Nelsson
Ronnie Dela Cruz
Designer of Tagbanwa (2007), a free font for a Philippine script Tagbanwa. [Google]
During her design studies in Manila, The Philippines, Sayyeda Shah created the free hand-printed typeface Shah (2013). Fontspace link. [Google]
Interior design architect who is based in Nabuntaran, The Philippines. In 2018, he designed the free experimental 3d geometric grid typefaces Geometrica and Geometrica Bold, and the trompe-l'oeil typeface Trans Font. [Google]
Designer in Manila, The Philippines, who made the modular typeface Circles And Boxes (2012).
Behance link. [Google]
Based in The Philippines, "shanjce" designed the script typeface Roca Loca (2018). [Google]
Digital stylist in Makati, The Philippines. In 2015, she designed the typeface Bohemia Brush. [Google]
Creator of the Helvetica-like typeface j3j3n3Z3 (2010). Sinagtala (Gotum na Timawa) is from the Philippines, and was born in 1987. [Google]
Cebu City, Philippines-based designer of the vintage typeface family Villagers (2018), Undead (2018), and the connected script typeface Infatuation (2018). [Google]
Sushi Dog Graphics
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]
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]
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]
[John N.L. Leyson]
Filipino designer of the Baybayin font Tawbid Pilipinas (2020). [Google]
Designer in New York City.
Behance link. Creator of the free typefaces Manhattan Hand, The Missus Hand and The Missus Hand Oblique (2011). [Google]
Quezon City, The Philippines-based designer of an ornamental planet-inspired alphabet in 2015. Behance link. [Google]
Manila, The Philippines-based designer of these Baybayin script typefaces in 2017: Filipinas DC, Senyas Baybayin TL (sign language). See also at Omniglot. Baybayin Foundry link. [Google]
Quezon City or Kyusi (Philippines)-based designer of revivals and opportunistic typefaces, who is quite active on newsgroups like alt.binaries.fonts. His production is impressive:
Alternate URL. Fontspace link. Partial catalog from 2010. Dafont link. Abstract Fonts link. [Google]
- 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 typeface based on Ross F. George's TriLine Gothic from 1956), K22 Timbuctu (2011: this is the Arabic simulation typeface 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 typeface 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 typeface 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 typeface 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 typeface (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 Aking Didot (2012). free.
- K22 Plural (2013) is a revival of the op-art font Plural made in 1971 by Vicente Rojo for the Mexican magazine Plural.
- Sabbath Paranoid (2018). It is based on the letters used in Paranoid, the 1970 album of Black Sabbath.
Taguig, The Philippines-based designer of the hand-printed typefaces Thr (2016) and Sha (2016). [Google]
Freelance illustrator and typographer in Iligan City in The Philippines. She created a wonderful typographic poster based an iconic 1950s Vogue cover. [Google]
Valerie Harley Jiongco
Valerie Harley Jiongco (b. 1993, The Philippines) created the free hand-printed ourtline font Jiongco (2013). [Google]
Graphic designer and illustrator in Burnaby, BC, who created the ornamental caps typeface Seaweed (2013). Vicente was born in The Philippines. Behance link. [Google]
Vincent Rogel Africa
Filipino designer and illustratori in Las Pinas. He writes about Baybayin, the lost Filipino script. [Google]
Manila-based designer of the hand-crafted typefaces Plain Jane (2019) and Strawberry Milkshake (2019). [Google]
Wedgienet Art Shop
Manila-based designer of hand-crafted typefaces. In 2019 he made Unicorns & Magic (for children), Birthday Buddies (for children), Decaf Please, Homemade Hamburgers, Papercut, Strawberry Milkshake, Caramel Sundae, Willy Wonky, Plain Jane, Ginger Bread, Mexican Taco Box, Tiki Hut (a paper cutout tiki typeface), Orange Juice and Quirky Day. [Google]
During her studies in makati, The Philippines, Yiel Enriquez designed the nibbed pen typeface Congee (2013). [Google]
In 2017, Ysabela Nunez, who is based in The Philippines, designed the display typeface Vegetable, as well as a human silhouette alphabet font. [Google]
Ysh Lemi Cabaña
Filipino creator (b. 1986) of Lipi (2009), a curly typeface which was ased on the typography by Maggie Simpliciano in Folk Architecture [Rodrigo Perez III, Quezon City, Philippines 1989]. Home page. [Google]
Filipino designer (b. 1997) of the hand-printed typeface Cheeseusaceu (2014). Dafont link. [Google]