TYPE DESIGN INFORMATION PAGE last updated on Wed Apr 1 16:14:55 EDT 2020

SEARCH THIS SITE:

IMAGE SEARCH:

FONT RECOGNITION VIA FONT MOOSE

LUC DEVROYE


ABOUT







Nick Curtis: Commercial typefaces [Nick Curtis]

Nick Curtis (b. Chicago, 1948) lived in Texas from 1952-1997. Since 1997, he is in Gaithersburg, MD and Alexandria, MD. Since the 1990s, he has been designing fonts, first for free, and then commercially. He had a great reputation as a "revivalist" type designer, with a particular interest in retro fonts and art deco types. In 2003, his site had become too popular and too expensive to maintain, and thus he went commercial as Nick's Fonts. Interview. Free downloads at TypOasis. Complete list of names and other info, maintained by Sander de Voogt. Interview in which we learn about his fondness for Corel Draw as a type design tool. Home page. His free fonts are listed elsewhere.

On MyFonts, he says this about himself: Nick's Fonts is a modest little foundry dedicated to the preservation of our rich typographic heritage. Most of the foundry's designs are based on authentic historical sources, gleaned from the massive collections of the Library of Congress. If you are looking for a font that captures the essence of the Wild West, the Gay Nineties or the Jazz Age, look here first: if it is not in the catalog, it will be soon.

EXTERNAL LINKS
Nick Curtis: Commercial typefaces
 [Buy fonts]
 [Designer info]
Fontspring link [Buy fonts]
Monotype link
MyFonts search
Monotype search
Fontspring search
Google search

INTERNAL LINKS
Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Dingbats (original) ⦿ Commercial fonts (small outfits) ⦿ Comic/cartoon fonts ⦿ Stencil fonts ⦿ Cyrillic simulation fonts ⦿ Blackletter fonts ⦿ Wood Type ⦿ Celtic/Gaelic fonts ⦿ Typewriter fonts ⦿ Western fonts ⦿ Native-American fonts ⦿ Pixel/bitmap fonts ⦿ Ornamental caps typefaces ⦿ Arabic simulation typefaces ⦿ Unicase type design ⦿ Athletic lettering faces ⦿ Handwriting fonts ⦿ Fists, pointing hands ⦿ Type scene in Texas ⦿ Type scene in Illinois ⦿ Type scene in DC ⦿ Oriental simulation fonts ⦿ Brush script typefaces ⦿ Architectural lettering/typefaces ⦿ Type scene in Maryland ⦿ Art Nouveau typefaces ⦿ Psychedelic types ⦿ Blackboard type ⦿ Nick Curtis ⦿ Art deco typefaces ⦿ Typefaces for stitching ⦿ Typefaces related to radio ⦿ 3D fonts ⦿ Bauhaus and type design ⦿ Cubist typefaces ⦿ Avant Garde typefaces ⦿ Victorian typefaces ⦿













Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html