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Type design in Indonesia
Abdul Hafiz Hilman
Located in Bandung, Indonesia, ABM Studio created the spurred Victorian typeface Huntington (2014), the sans titling typeface Grandia (2014), and the curly Indic simulation face Sailendra (2014). In 2015, they made the signage font Roodies. Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Creator of the rounded sans typeface Tracks Type (2013, free at Fontfabric). Yuma is a free tweetware alchemic typeface. It is based on navajo patterns. Kurve (2013) is a sans headline typeface. Biere (2013) is a modular display typeface. Mojave (2013) is an all caps sans typeface.
In 2013, he created Rocca, which is modeled after spurred wood type display styles from the Victorian era. Warenhuis de Vries is inspired by the signage on a 19th century colonial Dutch heritage building---the De Vries building, which today houses the OCBC NISP Bank---in Bandung, Indonesia. This font was renamed Oud Warenhuis (2013). Dutch colonial tropical architecture in Bandung led to the art deco typeface Bandoengsche (2013). Buy it here. Companion League (2013) is an octagonal Latin / Cyrillic signage typeface. Driekleur (2013) is pure Dutch colonial deco based on signage in a 1930s building (called De Driekleur) in Bandung built by Dutch architect A.F. Aalbers. March (2013) is a display family that includes beveled and inline styles.
Typefaces made in 2014: Dealers, Metrisch (a wide tall x-height geometric sans family), Luzern (a neutral Swiss sans family---two free weights), Swarha Neue (an art deco sans named after the Swarha Islamic Building in Bandung made by Dutch architect Wolff Schoemaker from 1930 until 1935).
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer. Creaor of the ethnic typeface Kutai (2014), named after a region in Borneo. Adela writes: Kutai is a traditional name from a region in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, with the Dayak tribe. Among all of the visual styles that this tribe and region has---including ethnic and tribal ornaments and shields---this typeface incorporates and simplifies those elements into one unity. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of these local language fonts in 2014-2015: Prayara (for Kawi), Godhong (for Javanese), Kamo (for Javanese), Ngrawit, Palataran (for Balinese), Liwet (for Sundanese), Lontara and Lontaraq (for Buginese), Wijaya (for Kawi), Mulawarman (for Pallava), Pustaha (for Batak), Lilitan (for Balinese), Aturra (for Javanese), Wulang (for Javanese; based on the 19th century calligraphic handwriting of Serat Jayalengkara Wulang), Tantular (a humanist sans for Latin, Balinese, Batak, Bugis, and Kawi). [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of Okinami (2014), a remarkable all caps typeface that emulates the famous ukiyoe painting of Katsuhiko Hokusai entitled The Great Wave off Kanagawa. [Google] [More] ⦿
Surabaya, Indonesia-based graphic design student at the Institute Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember in Surabaya, who specializes in visual communication design. Creator of the rounded stencil / piano key typeface Parang Rusak (2011).
Adam Fathony (AF Studio, Bandung, Indonesia) created the vintage typeface Grandesa (2014), the signage typeface Magnifika (2014) and the Victorian typeface Marema (2014).
In 2015, he published the connected swashy script typeface Octavia Script, the brush scrip Shallom, the watercolor script Hollycakes, and the connected Brayden Script (and Sans). Behance link. Dafont link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian designer of the grunge typeface Metal Sketchvetica (2011) and Diamondpoint (2013, a modular typeface).
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b.1981) of Aloha Kufi (2011, Arabic simulation face).
Surakarta, Indonesia-based designer of the free brush typeface Bruss (2015), the vintage sans typeface Manufactur (2015), the watercolor brush face Hale (2015), the free display typeface Biliru (2015), the hand-crafted Supreme (2015), and the spurred display typeface Travelo (2015). Fontspace link. Creatice Market link. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer from Pekanbaru, Indonesia (b. 1973) who created the barcode typeface K-o-d-e 39 Hidden (2012).
Alter Deco Typefoundry
Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer Adit Saputra set up Alter Deco Typefoundry in 2013. He created the spurred Victorian typefaces The Famous Typeface (2013), Midnight Show (2013), Heister (2013), Cardiman Script (2013), Epique (2013), Holden (2013), Long March (2013), Dialog (2013), Big Lodge (2013), Jack Runner (2013, spurred), Shoutest (a Western circus font), Old Opera (2013) and AI Trashed (2013, free download).
Other typefaces: Haimdale (2013, Victorian), Hamdall (2013), Chevia (2013), Chevitz (2013, roman caps), Shakehand (2014), Harmonique (2014), Knight Guard (2014), Hydenia (2014), Monopolish (2014), Antiqueen (2014), Samathor (2014), Sea Horse (2014), Phillnesia (2014, spurred), Relative (2014: a multiline custom typeface for Addthisrock Studio), Dubster (2014: a multiline typeface), Orbital (2014: a multiline custom typeface for Addthisrock Studio), Apparecum (2014), Roasted (2015), Run (2015, spurred), Movember (2015).
Bangalore-based creator (b. 1987) of some free fonts at OFL in 2010, such as PappuPass Ho Gaya, and Teer. Other creations include Myfont (2010), Expressions (2010), Sumananki (2010) and Blurrr Letters (2010).
Amry Al Mursalaat
Indonesian designer aka sixdegrees, b. 1986, East Java. He is based in Batu. Anas created the squarish typeface Helios (2011).
Andi Aw Masry
Jakarta, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1988) of CW Ciung Wanara Sejati (2012), Ziggy (2012) and Ziggy Strip (2012, an inline version of Ziggy).
In 2013, he created the blackboard bold typeface Annivers.
Angeline Clara Chintia
Angoes Tweentyfive (was: Angoes Abufira)
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the ornamental caps typeface Akkala Passura (2013), which is based on Toraja wood carving. In 2014 she created other display typefaces that were inspired by the cultural heritage of the Sundanese: Aksara Kujang, Aksara SundaA Merak Ngibing, Mega Mendung, and Huruf Kuping (based on the vernacular lettering of Abah Garut). [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer of the hand-crafted typefaces Sambay (2015: a brush script), Silvia (2015), Matauro (2015, a watercolor brush), Almarhum (2015), Itaki (2015, a rough brush font), Egocentric (2014), and the curly connected script typeface Esmeralda (2015). His company is called Incools Design Studio and is located in Aceh, Indonesia. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Arkara (or: Fopifopi)
Edy Bagus Pamungkas (aka Arkara) is the Jakarta, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1986 or 1989) of Caraka (2015, curly script), Artchiko Brush (2015), Slice (2015), Brooks (2015, Victorian signage), Darkside (2015, brush typeface), Allice (2015), Halays (2015), Artsy Brush (2015), Futur Attire (2015, cursive script), the free modular decorative typeface Sekruplongbo (2014), Retrophoria (2014, a tall condensed neon sign font), Cyr52 (2014, a geometric font inspired by sci-fi movie posters), and Arkara (2014, fat finger typeface). Also known as Fopi Fopi and Win Rico, he created the free speed simulation typeface Fopi Rush (2013) and the rounded display typeface Fopi Artchiko (2014). Commercial typefaces (via Creative Market) include Chiko Cookies (2014), Late Halloween (2014), Doddy Boldy (2014, a block font), Punk Machine (2014, + vector-format retro motorcycle dingbats), Abraham (2014, Gothic medieval font), King Arthur (2014), Smokey (2014, wavy font), Warastika and Mama Bear.
Graphic designer in Jakarta. He added Indonesian fingernail endings to Times New Roman to obtain Times New Java (2011). In 2014, he created the techno typefaces Lingkar, Evog Sans and Gothex. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Artimasa (Banda Aceh, Indonesia) designed the calligraphic typeface Prada in 2013.
In 2014, Artimasa added Aliva (connected signage script), Thander (heavy signage script), Sherina (thin script), Adelia (signage script), Advena, Authentica (vintage script), Brandall (connected script), Graceful (script), Felisha (a creamy script), Zelda (connected script), Bulgary Script (a swashy connected wedding script), Heyzilla (connected script), Nabila (signage script), Hipsteria (connected script), Zakia (script) and Baliho (signage script), and the free 60s signage or baseball script typeface Streetwear.
Typefaces from 2015: Fadilla (connected calligraphic script), Steelheart (calligraphic script), Shaqila (signage script), Hamster Script (free), Cherrybelle (brush script), Hillwood (connected signage script), Snatchy Script, Harlott (a free connected brush script), Endless Sorrow (funky lettering), Atlantika, Oldways (free modular typeface), Winterfell (connected script), Fairy Tales, Foreplay, Bad Mood (vintage signage script), Delisa.
ArtOne CreativeWorks (was: Locomotype)
ArtOne CreativeWorks (formerly) Locomotype is the typefoundry of Arwan Sutanto, a graphic designer in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, who also owns ArtOne Creativeworks. Arwan created the elliptical sans face Fonquero (2014), the free brush typeface Belepotan (2014, +Italic), Fonesia (2014), Fonesh (2014), Fonia (2014), and the free outline typeface Fonarto XT (2014). Fondian (2014) is a commercial rounded Comic Sans style typeface. Fonago (2014) is a vintage font. Tinta Script (2014) is an upright script.
Typefaces from 2015: Garris (monoline script), Fonstyle, Fonari, Fonderful, Fonjava (a rhythmic script), Fonjazz, Fonino (brush script).
Asia Culture (Was: Indonesian Arts, or: Sukowati Studio Grafis)
Sutrisno Budiharto (or Aia Culture, or Indonesian Arts, or before that, Sukowati Studio Grafis) is the Solo, Indonesia-based designer of Indonesian dingbats and fonts. Batik Dayak (2006) and Batik (2006) are textured headline faces. Indonesian Arts Culture (2006) has some national symbols. AsmatFont2007 is a decorated sans headline face. WayangObama (2009) has Obama dingbats and an arched headline face.
Indonesian type designer who created the commercial cursive script typeface Nevatu in 2013. This can be bought at Graphic River, where she is known as Graphic Identity, and at Creative Market. Audee lives in Surabaya.
Indonesian designer (b. 1995) of the geometric poster typeface Deum (2013), Beuve (2014), the techno typeface Infimium Guardian (2014), the pixelish typeface Famirids (2014), the tetris typeface Trio Nona Tone (2014), and the sharp-edged caps typeface Vanadine (2014). In 2015, he made the pixel typefaces RPG System and Microtype, the hand-crafted dingbat typeface Mark LT, and the squrish elliptical typeface Perca. [Google] [More] ⦿
Cirebon, Indonesia-based designer of the free hand-drawn typeface Amburegul (2014) and of AlphanumericQR (2014, alphabet and numbers based on the QR-Code generator). In 2015, Aydi created the free Morse fonts BukanMorse, BukanMorse One and BukanBinary. Open Font Library link. Dafont link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Creative designer in Jakarta, Indonesia, who created the ornamental caps typeface Worm (2012).
As a student in Jakarta, Azhim Ferdaus created the Latin / Arabic / Hebrew typeface family Ben Yehuda in 2013.
Indonesian designer in Bandung (b. 1991) who created the Indonesian-themed ornamental faces Seselendangan (2010) and Loveleaves (2010). In 2012, he added Absurd Sans, a typeface with missing pieces. In 2014, he designed the spurred Western typeface Texas Troupe. Raw District, Lugina FP (rounded sans), Crissco (a dot matrix typeface) and Pocket Thrilled followed in 2015.
Here we find KwTimesNewRomanBoldItalic, KwTimesNewRomanBold, KwTimesNewRomanItalic, KwTimesNewRoman, Bali-Simbar-B. The latter is for the Balinese script, and was designed by Yayasan Bali Simbar in 1999. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bang Kumis Typefoundry (was: Eltypolocos Typefoundry)
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of the Victorian display typefaces Inlander Batavia (2013, spurred) and Heisenberg (2013). In 2014, he made Mockingbird Script. In 2015, he added Mustache University (spurred Victorian display family codesigned with Agga Swistblnk).
Bayo Suti XV
Imran Nasution [Bayo Suti XV] is the Medan, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1997) of the dingbat typeface Masjid Al Imran (2014), which consists of silhouettes of mosques. Other typefaces from 2014: Semaphore Pramuka, Kingsland Timur (2014, caps), Lake Toba (textured capitals), Ali Air (cursive script), Gang of Sipirok (outlined typeface). Dafont link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bing F. Aldiansyah
Boy Moch Tomi
Designer of the display typeface Franklin Goes to Java (2013). This typeface mixes Javanese symbolism into Franklin Gothic. He also designed Indonesia License Plate (2013), which was traced from real Indonesian license plates. Living Free (2014) is a hand-drawn typeface. [Google] [More] ⦿
"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] ⦿
Masry made the connected script typeface FmiringCampotypeOne (2008), the Lontara Bugis script typeface OgieCappo Campotype (2008) and the angry typefaces Rambat Campotype (2008) and Creator Campotype Smcp (2008).
In 2011, he went commercial at MyFonts. His first commercial font was the angular italic typeface Slantblaze Pro (2011). This was followed by the fat finger typeface Geegantic Black (2011) and the tattoo font Creator Campotype (2011).
Cimahi, Indonesia-based designer of the hand-lettered alphabets Awesome (2015), Wonderwall (2015, a splash brush font), Valencia Sweetness (2015, brush script), Basik Rough (2015, brush), Innocents (2015), Againts (2014) (sic) and Leathery (2014).
Designer of the Fingerprint (experimental) typeface (2010) for an anti-war poster. She grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia, and is a 2010 graduate in graphic design at the Ontario College of Art&Design, Toronto. [Google] [More] ⦿
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).
Jakarta-based designer (b. 1985) of the free poster typeface Spidola (2013) and of the Veneer-style letterpress grunge faces Skyfall (2013) and Warpaint (2013, based on Alterante Gothic (1903, Morris Fuller Benton).
Surabaya, Indonesia-based designer of the decorative caps typeface Flowery Font (2014). Earlier, she made the typographic poster Tribute to Bjork (2012).
Lecturer at Pelita Harapan University (Lippo Village) and Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (Gading Serpong) in Indonesia. He is also part of Lytoshop, which is located in Jakarta. Behance link. Creator of the humanist sans family Nadea (2011) and of the related slab typeface Habanera (2011). [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian designer of the clean hand-printed typeface Cindyyo (2012) and of A Swirl Velvet (2012), Sponge Meets Vanilla (2012), Miss Disorder (2012), Elic Loves Biscuit (2012, children's hand), La Elique (2012, children's scrawl), Moms Hand (2012), Grundlegende (2012), Doppia Linea (2012), Einfach (2012), We Love Cute Things (2012) and Hands of Mumu (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
During her studies, Jakarta-based illustrator and graphic designer Claudia Novreica Sutrisno created Sand River (2015), a hand-crafted typeface that is based on vernacular types seen in Tangerang. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Boudewijn Rempt's fonts for imaginary and not-so-imaginary languages: Afaka-Roman (from Surinam, with help from Rob Nierse), Bugis-Makassar, DendenChancelleresca, Eqalar3 (for Pablo Flores' language Draseleq), goidel, gothic-1, Keiaans-(Kayenian), Mandeville-Hebreeuws, Meroitic-boldItalic, Mandeville-Chaldeeuws, Mandeville-Grieks, Mandeville-koptisch, Mandeville-Saracen, Nosjhe-standard (with Christophe Grandsire), hPhags-pa-(rotated), selang, selang-cursief, Ü-chan, ValdyaansKlerkenschrift, 2ValdyaansKlerkenschrift. He created Gothic after the alphabet devised by the Visigothic Bishop Wulfila (Lat. Ulfilas), 311-383 AD. [Google] [More] ⦿
Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the watercolor brush typeface Never Die (2015), the connected Qeyla Script (2015), the angular typeface Bruce Lee (2015) and the hand-crafted Cagok Letter (2015: angular style) and Matthew Jason Kid's (2015). They also designed Boboiboy Hand (2015). Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Communication&Multimedia Design at the NHL University in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Indonesian creator of beautiful lettering in his Maluku poster (2011). Maluku is the local word for Moluccan, referring to the island group situated between Celebes, the Phillippines, New Guinea and Timor. It is part of Indonesia.
Decade Typefoundry (Bandung, Indonesia, est. 2008) is run by Agung Maskund or Agung Gumilang Sugih, b. 1987, Bandung. It specializes in Victorian and vintage type. Creator of Authentic Labels (2013), New Black (2012, a metal band typeface) and Chicano Brush (2012, graffiti face). Note: It is possible that Chicano Brush was made by Gilang Purnama.
In 2013, they published Reckless (by Gilang Purnama: a retro car font), Fabulous Drop Cap (with a free demo font), Los Santos (graffiti style), Logotype Frenzy (brushy signage face), Insurance Maps (inspired by the Sanborn Map Company's 1909 insurance map catalog), Basingstoke (a spurred display typeface by Gilang Purnama Jaya), Hustlers Rough (Western Tuscan signage font), Lakester (another Tuscan signage font with layering), and Griba (alchemic typeface).
Another great typeface project is the National Currency Font (2013), which features spurs and an engraved look. Stay Gold Script (2013) is a vintage signage typeface. Aesthetique (2013) is a Victorian ornamental Tuscan design.
Typefaces from 2014: Stanwood (Victorian), Herschel.
Typefaces from 2015: Tervia (spurred vintage typeface), Edmond (vintage typeface), Pretty Script.
Dexsar Harry Anugrah
Aka Dhe Woman Nice, b. 1990, Jakarta City, Indonesia. Aka Dhe Bulet Tree, Dhezonk, Typogirl, and Fitri Apriliani. Designer of the black artsy typeface Dhe Crunchy (2010), the hand-printed typeface Dhe Long Zim (2010), Dhe Mysterious (2011, dymo label font), Dhe Wood (2011), Dhe Child Font (2011), and the circular typeface Dhe Balon (2010). Home page. [Google] [More] ⦿
Dhendiawan Dwiatma (Dhendi Poseidon) is a Solo-based Indonesian designer, b. 1991. Creator of Say Something (2009, counterless hand-printed display face), Cat Basah Kental (2009, paint drip font), zigzagzeg (2009, angular, as in an angry comic book style), Lines Of Life (2009), Balok-Balok (2009, 3d face), the paper cutout font Antidotes (2008) and the splashy Mad Bubbles (2008). His fonts Mad Bubbles, Cat Basah Kental (paint drip face) and Lines Of Life were made with the help of FontStruct. Another URL. [Google] [More] ⦿
Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1987) of the counterless architectural lettering typeface Ruler Elementary (2011), of Cool Stuff (2011, dingbats), of Djoewana (2011, dingbats), and of the flip clock typeface Solari (2011).
In 2012, he made Munir (scanbat font with images of Munir Said Thalib, 1965-2004, one of Indonesia's most famous human rights and anti-corruption activists who was poisoned by an Indonesian government airline agent with arsenic on a flight to Amsterdam), Papan Kita (dingbats of Asian buildings), Sepeda (bicycle dingbats), Volkswagen (dingbats), Perangko Wayang, (shadow puppets) and Senyum (facial dingbats).
Typefaces from 2013: Paralis (multiline, prismatic).
Typefaces from 2014: Cermin Pahlawan (scanbats related to Hari Pahlawan), Toer (scanbats of Pramudya Ananta Toer, an Indonesian author and human rights activist who went to jail for his opinions).
Typefaces from 2015: Sekar Arum (textured caps).
Graphic designer in Bandung, Indonesia. Creator of the beautiful logo typeface Mametosca 026 (2014). Mametosca 026 is an experimental caps only font family of Hefenstrasse Lab. It is free for personal use. In 2015, he made the rounded bilined paperclip typeface Synthosca026.
Indonesian FontStructor (b. 1990) who made the pixel typeface Bit outline (2010), as well as Bold Stick (2010).
Designer in Bandung, Indonesia, who created the ornamental caps typeface Oculus (2012), a custom design for Sirkus Garut based on Georgia.
Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the script typefaces Cecilia Script (2015), Scarlet (2015), Amanda (2015, calligraphic), Natasya (2015, a creamy signage font), Violla Script (2015), Seulanga (2015), Cornish (2015), Butller (2015), Twice (2015), Evelyn (2015), Steelmond (2015), Humble (2015; also spelled Humblle with two l's), Swirlesque (2015) and Jeumpa (2015). Aka Dirty Line Type.
Aka Bang Dje. Indonesian designer of the free octagonal typefaces Dhuwur (2012) and Dhuwur Loro (2012), of Poleng (2012), and of the pixel faces Pesagi Kuru (2013) and Pesagi Lemu (2012). These were made with the help of FontStruct.
Web site in Surabaya, Indonesia, which shows many display typefaces in 2014 on Behance. I presume most of these are by students. These include typefaces by Avisena Febrianto, Fahmi Hamami, Faizal Handik, Ongky Ady W, Eko Priyandoko, Ahmad Ismail, Agung Putra, Novi Sucita, Gusty Rizky Giri Mandala Putra , Gusty Rizky Giri Mandala Putra, Ankel Primada, Anisa Rahma, Wimbo Saputro, Aminatul Muhlisyah, Kiki Fanny Amalia, Resy Inggarwati, Arfi Satria, Achmad Maulidir Rizky, Rika Ria Fatma, Rahmad Ardianto, Octaviasari, Dwiky Kristio Aditama, Hendra Kurniawan, Achmad Maulidir Rizki, Kevin Milhan, Cholidatun Ni'mah, Erwin Tri Pambudi, Lina Alfianisa, Rizky Putri Azizah, Fatimatul Zuhroh, Nara Adiguna, Andri Harsono, Muhammad Syaifudin Zuhri, Yessica Neyra, Dwiky Kristio Aditama. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer, b. 1994, of the free typefaces Super Docallisme Has Pattern (23015, a patterned, textured typeface), Hero Do Call (2015: a shadow font), Party Chocolate and Soda (2015), Cheese Cake (2015), Crayon Social Art (2015), Bali Tolak Reklamasi (2015), Nusantara (2015, decorative caps), A Ryal Black Block (2015), The Super Ryal 2015 (2015), Doraemon Slalala (2015), Grateful Sound (2015), Dadapaw Friends (2015), Cartoon 1994 (2015), Valentine Radita (2015, dot matrix), Sally Ross (2015, dot matrix), Juni 2009 (2015), Docallisme HAS (2015) and Minirus (2015, constructivist).
DoubleZ Studio (or: Ode Art)
Edy Bagus Pamungkas
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of Tempo Doeloe (2015), a typeface that straddles Dutch deco and traditional (Indonesian) Javanese scripts. This wonderful typeface was a school project at Universitas Pelita Harapan, Tangerang, Indonesia. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian creator (b. 1987) of the gothic typeface Extrakrebel 1987 (2011).
In 2012, she made Rebel Power, Stay Punx, Al Kisah (hand-printed), The Modern Pirates, Extrakrebel 1987 (a daggered typeface), Black Kids (fat finger face), and Aurilia Nurlazikana (a spurred adventure movie typeface).
Based in Bandung, Indonesia, Adhreza Brahma (b. 1987) is a typographer and illustrator. At Dafont, one can download Barbarossa (2013), Libre (2013, bilined typeface), Variol (2013), Attic (2009) and Vol (2009). The last two are (incomplete) techno fonts. Bite of Crab (2010) is a monoline octagonal shell. Angled (2013) is a futuristic typeface inspired by traditional letter from Makassar, Indonesia called Lontara. Bite of Crab (2013) is a modular octagonal typeface. Wallflower (2013, free) is a headline sans typeface. Nocte (2013) is a free gothic condensed sans typeface.
Typefaces from 2014: December, Kandel (a great layered typeface in Regular, Bevel and Inline versions), Jingga, Expatriate (a compass-and-ruler typeface), Father (vintage signage face, with 3D and Distort styles).
In 2015, he designed the 7-style vintage typeface family Sonten, which comes in 3D, Bevel, Contour, Deboss, Outline, and Shadow forms.
Fadhl Waliy Haqq
Java, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1998) of the fat finger typefaces For Her (2015), Vania (2014), Gedeeee (2014), Fanandiamochamad (2014), Greatade (2013), Fandaeg (2013), Fanande (2013), Fanandiaade (2013), and Fanandiaa (2013). In 2015, he made the hand-printed typeface Nancy. Dafont link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of the Moluccas typeface in 2014. Moluccas is an adaptation of Broadway that adds Indonesian ornamental elements that could be confused with Mexican decorative pieces. [Google] [More] ⦿
Ferry Hadriyan (Fey Design, Indramayu, Indonesia) designed Shakila (2015, a vampire script), Hard Brush Ghost (2015), Telena Brush (2015), Slow Motion Scrip (2015), Heaven Sky (2015), Candy Sugar (2015), and Hard Brush (2015). Graphicriver link. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based youngster (b. 1992) who created Dogon's Tribe (2012).
Filia Ika Syilviani
Flavor Type is an Indonesian design studio located in Bandung in which Panji Nugraha, Ilham Herry and Maghrib Lab are involved. Panji Nugraha is the Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of Caferus (2014), Murmers (2014, Victorian), Bonerica (2014, a Victorian typeface), Vanderchalk (2014) and Glowist (codesigned in 2014 with Ilham Herry and Maghrib Lab at Flavor Type).
In 2015, he made Morning Sugar (brush script), Blacky, Lonssa (hand-drawn type, with ornaments), Heartwell (a wonderful brushy poster script), Noside (a splashy brush), Toxine and Fruty.
Fontastic Indonesia is Adien Gunarta, an Indonesian FontStructor (b. 1995) in Probolinggo, East Java, who is studying at Airlangga University, Surabaya, class of 2014. Adien Gunarta's typefaces are brimming with Indonesian cultural heritage symbols and shaps.
Adien Gunarta made the pixel typeface Benci Malaysia (2010), the hand-printed Nyonya Gendut (2010), the squarish typeface Hutan (2010) and the irrgularly sized Madura Regular (2010). He also made the texture / knitting typeface Batik (2010), FoOleD bY GaYUs (2010), Probolinggo (2010, organic), Smasasinema (2010, display face), the texture typeface Serangkaian Pattern (2010), Indo-Malay Confrontation (2010, pixelish), Koruptor and the Bitches (2010, gothic), Qurban Feast (2010), and the curly native pattern typeface Mlungker (2010).
In 2011, he made Kabupaten (a sketch font), Social Monster, Buka Pusa Bersama, Ceria Lebaran, Pajarakan Studs, Batik Gangster, Maharani (hand-printed), Lovely Eunike Hans (hand-printed), the texture typeface Kawung Textile, Wildan Izzur Gunarta, Genius Jempolan Royal (scanbats), Pray For Japan, Quantum of Bali, X-Code from East (Javanese script), Hangeul (Korean simulation face), Halidians Blockserif, Moanday Earn Bored, the paper cut typeface Malingsia, Awesome Java, Mesin Hitung (an LCD face), Eenvoudige Batik (stitching face), Antique Paleoindonesia (patterned face), Kebencian (scratchy face), Kemasyuran Jawa (a display face with an Indonesian look), Probolinggo Sans, Londo Chino, Urban (paper cut face), Bikang Struck, Chana Remedy, Indonesian Woman (pixel dings), People Diverse (pixel dings), DBA Muslim (pixel dings), Turk and Nusa (ball terminal face), Jakarta Recycle (paper fold octagonal face), Halida Sans (a swirly version of Ubuntu), Buka Puasa Bersama (Arabic simulation face), Social Monster (grunge), Ceria Lebaran Normal (lava lamp typeface), Dukungan, Dukungan, Sanjaya Epoch, and Jakarta Sunken (angular face).
In 2012, he created Halidians Blockserif, Penakut, Agoestoesan, Siti Maesaroh (Arabic simulation face), Turk and Nusa, Rest in Phuket (Thai simulation typeface), Chana Remedy, Bunaken Underwater, New Madura, Moro Seneng, Endutt Normal, Antibalon, Hayyu Kaget, Damai Kpk Polri, Damai Pelajar, Jangan Bersedih (hand-printed), Ikan Besar, Senyum (hand-printed), Catatan Perjalanan (fat finger face), Wizzta, and Quick Argani.
Typefaces from 2013: Emilio 19 (athletic lettering font), Bangkit, Faishal Bakeries, Soerjaputera (avant-garde), Soerjaputera Doea (art deco), Sang Fatchurrohmah (lava lamp face), Aceh Darusalam (Arabic simulation face), Revolusi Timur Tengah (Arabic simulation face), Nurkholis (Arabic simulation), Kopleng (alchemic), Menjelajah Halmahera (a ronde font), Jakarta Highends, Smasasinema, Sanjaya Epoch, Mlungker, Dukungan, Thohir Ke Badreah (all caps sans face), Serangkaian Pattern, Endutt (fat finger face), Boutiques of Merauke (a curly typeface), Balinese Family, Zamrud & Khatulistiwa (curly font), Awesome South Korea (great oriental-look font), Freeport Go Away (poster font), Senang Banyol, Don Aquarel, Jawadwipa Adisastra, Si Kancil (fat finger font), Wortellina, Don Butique (hand-printed), Did You See That, Bimasakti.
Typefaces from 2014: Prabowo, Larasukma (an abstract shape font), Tafakur (Arabic simulation typeface), Syawal Khidmat (Arabic simulation face), Kurnia (curly script), Kota Surabaya (dingbats of buildings), Hutan Lestari, Kobarapi (spurred typeface), Mukadimah (Arabic simulation, based on ae Cortoba by Arabeyes), Huruf Maranti (upright connected script), Emilio 20 (athletic lettering).
Future Is Today
Jordan Raspatie (aka Futureistoday, b. 1981) is an apparel designer from Bandung, Indonesia. He created the experimental geometric typeface Line and Draw (2012).
Student of visual communication design in Binus University, Jakarta. Designer of Parangkerthagama (2012), an organic sans serif of Southeastern Asian heritage that was inspired by the ancient script in Negarakertagama, a book of the Majapahit Empire, that ruled much of Southeast Asia from its base in Java. [Parang is a Javanese knife.] [Google] [More] ⦿
During her studies in Jakarta, Indonesia, Gabriela E. Tanizaal created the curly typeface Lentiq (2014), which is inspired by a traditional ceremonial coat from Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. [Google] [More] ⦿
Gilang Purnama Jaya
Undergraduate student at Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia. Creator of Voguerra (2010), which won an award at IGDA (Indonesian Graphic Design Awards) for academic typography in 2010. Voguerra looks like a standard roman typeface with parts of the serifs and glyphs erased and/or curved. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jason Glavy, who lives in Yokohama, runs Glavy Fonts. He has created some free fonts: JGLepcha (2001, a West-African language font), JG Chantabouli and JG Sasettha (cleaned up and extended unicode vesions of Sasettha and Chantabouli fonts created by John Durdin), JGAksaraBali, JGBasicLao, JGChamVer2, JGChamCambodia, JGChamVN, JGChantabouliLao, JGHurufJawaSanskrit, JGLaoOldArial, JGLaoOldface, JGLaoTimes, JGSoyombo (Tibetan), WL-LatinIPATimes. He used to have a bunch of Japanese fonts on his web site, including his Jindaimoji series. He also created three fonts for Makassarese/Buginese. At some point, he was associated with Saronix Japan. His Hmong page had JGCwjmemFinalVersion, JGCwjmemSecondVersion, JGCwjmemThirdVersion, JGNaadaasFinalVersion, JGNaadaasSecondVersion, JGNaadaasThirdVersion, JGPahawhFinalVersion, JGPahawhSecondVersion, JGPahawhSourceVersion, JGPahawhThirdVersion, JGPuajTxwm, all made in 2002: of these, the Pahawh series is original, while Cwjmem and Naadaas are improvements of other fonts. West African fonts designed by him: JGBassaVahHandwriting, JGBassaVahPrint, JGBete, JGKpelleA, JGKpelleB, JGNKo, JGVaiA, JGVaiB, JGVaiC. These fonts are well researched, and are based on drawings and findings by Dalby, Dr. Welmer, and Jensen. Some of Glavy's fonts for other languages: JGBasicLao, JGChamCambodia (1998), JGChamVN (1998), JGChantabouliLao, JGHurufJawaSanskrit (2001), JGLaoOldArial, JGLaoOldface, JGLaoTimes, JG Lepcha (2001), JGSoyomb (2001). [Google] [More] ⦿
He created Nasta Sucks (2008, grunge), the grungy athletic lettering typeface Bandung Hardcore GP (2010) and the free gothic fonts The Underdog Journey (2010), Minggu Pagi (2010) and Goodbye Alena (2010). Creator of the "broken" constructivist typeface Gilang Cinta Sabrina (2010), which has only capitals.
In 2012, he made the spurred tattoo typeface Biker from Hell, the tattoo script typeface Original Gangsta, the graffiti typeface Los Angeles Homies. The spurred tattoo script Tattoo Shop was made in 2013.
In 2013, Decade Typefoundry published Los Santos (a tattoo / graffiti font), Basingstoke (a spurred display typeface by Gilang Purnama Jaya), American Brewery (Decade Typefoundry: a whiskey bottle font), American Brewery Rough, Appleton (a spurred 19th century signage typeface published by Decade Typefoundry), and Vintage Badges.
In 2014, he created the retro typeface Reckless.
Typefaces from 2015: Wayke (poster font), Grenson (vintage spurred typeface), Outfitter Script (monoline).
During her graphic design studies in Bandung, Indonesia, Gracia Salim created Abajo (2015), a sans titling typeface based on Abadi, and partially named after the Navajo tribe that lives near the Grand Canyon. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Based in Denpasar, Bali, Alit Suarnegara (Gurita Hitam) created the connected script typefaces Mooglonk (2015) and Kemayu (2015), Mooglonk Serif (2015), the watercolor brush typefaces Roomfer (2015) and Norffo (2015), the connect-the-dots typeface Circle Line (2015), the beveled typeface Piramid (2014) and the spurred signage typeface Starck (2013). Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Half Moon Design (or: Gluckiey Typefoundry)
Yusril Muhtadi (Half Moon Design, or Gluckiey Typefoundry, Bali, Indonesia) created the spurred decorative typeface Qallos (2014) and Anchor Slab (2014). In 2015, he added Magnolia.
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1987) of Jagged (2011), Whatever (2011, hand-printed), Statix (2011, squarish pixelish face), Tape The Font (2010) and Brush That Font (2011). Devian Tart link. Fontspace link. Another Devian Tart link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Harder Type Foundry
Dede Mulyadi (b. 1990) is based in Bandung, Indonesia, where he established Harder Type Foundry. He created the Victorian typefaces Golden (2014), Qwerly (2014) and Bandung Pride (2014), and the vintage signage fonts Anastasia (2014) and Billfont (2014).
Typefaces from 2015: Ballarea (connected calligraphic script), Gullever (formal connected calligraphic script), The Georgios (script).
Designer in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Creator of Straight FWD (2012).
Illustrator in Bandung, Indonesia, who designed a beautiful ornamental caps typeface along the theme of Balinese culture, called Balinese Deva (2011). Balinese mythology includes creatures such as such as Barong (the king of spirits), Jatayu (the bird in ramayana), Hanoman (the white monkey), and Rangda (the demon queen). [Google] [More] ⦿
Jakarta-based designer, b. 1990. He created the spike-serifed typeface family Symmetre (2012) for Latin, Greek and Cyrillic.
Located in Makassar, Indonesia, Hasrullah Design created the vintage (hipster) overlay typeface family Retro Pop and the retro signage typeface Scripter in 2014. These typefaces can be bought via Creative Market and Graphic River. [Google] [More] ⦿
Hendra Permana (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) created the free rune simulation typeface Bambu Runcing Font in 2014. As it turns out, runes were not the source of inspiration, but rather Japanese mecha movies. Behance link. Dafont link. Home page. [Google] [More] ⦿
During his studies in Jakarta, Indonesia, in 2015, Henry Setiawan created an alchemic typeface that is based on a Myriad pro skeleton. His hipster typeface Lamoire (2015) uses Futura as a basis. [Google] [More] ⦿
Hey Bing Type Foundry
Bing F. Aldiansyah (Hey Bing Type Foundry or Heybing Supply Co, Bandung, Indonesia) designed the poster typeface Brawls (2015), the brush script Hazelnut (2015), the spurred Victorian typeface Harsh (2015), and the vampire type Furach (2015). Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Student in Bandung, Indonesia, in 2013. Creator of the Latin tattoo typeface Quallamontan (2013). Howl 13 writes: Quallamontan is a typeface inspired by tattoo Kayan Aso, Dayak Kalimantan ,which combined with Cochin as base type. Combination between Kayan Aso and Cochin make this typeface looks elegant yet tribal. The name Quallamontan taken from the other name of Kalimantan. Kayan Aso is a tattoo from Kayan Dayak Tribe that respresent a dragon dog. [Google] [More] ⦿
In 2014, he designed Amelian Script, Modiaro, Boneless, Handoubt, Bowney Marowney (heavy brush face), Jackham, Abegnale (a weathered typeface), Scamfuk (brush) and Skumfuk (a brush typeface).
Typefaces from 2015: Loveton.
Ian Mikraz is based in Banda Aceh, Sumatra, where he works as an illustrator and type designer. His creations include Harmonie Script (2015), Octavina Script (2015), Marcella Script (2015), Nadhine Script (2015, calligraphic), Mellissa (2015, brush script), Badhead (2015, a free lively powerful connected script), Peinture (2015, a painter's font), Quickline Script (2015, free), Bellanie Script (2015), Melliana (2015, a script), Stellanova (2015, connected script), Maudy Script (2014), Ayla Script (2014, wedding invitation script), Amazinga (2014, spurred Victorian typeface), Prodia (2014, Victorian signage font) and Ariana Script (2014).
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1990) of the free Victorian typeface Pilar (2013). With Ezza Adhreza, he created Libre (2013).
In 2014, he created the commercial Victorian typefaces Handter, Vigneta, Splandor, Bhavers (art nouveau) and Brilant (sic). In 2014, together with Panji Nugraha and Maghrib Lab, he started Flavor Type.
In 2015, he made the Victorian typeface Artisan Display and the swashy watercolor script typeface Afecta.
Inksun Aksara (est. 2014) is another alias of Indonesian designer Gilang Senzana. As Inksun Aksara, he sells Victorian signage typefaces such as Brington (2014), Death Cross (2014), Zimat (2014), Amora (2014), Sang Jawara (2014) and Ophelos (2014). He also designed the tattoo script Tirtayani (2014) and the hnad-lettered signage typeface Goodbye November (2014).
In 2015, he created Marbelia (connected signage script), The Beauties Melody, Black Oval, Dream Sketcher, Sribaduga (a blackletter) and Jhonny (a script typeface).
Creator of the spiky spurred tattoo typeface Inumocca (2012), Longhorn (2014), the spurred vintage typefaces Gedung State Art Deco (2014, a spurred Victorian typeface inspired by the Gedung building in Bandung), Long Horn (2014), Lemonade (2014, signage script), Iorek Byrnison (2014, based on the movie The Golden Compass) and Empire Wars (2013), Morning Glory (2013, spurred Tuscan Victorian typeface), England (2013, spurred 19th century style), InuTattoo (2013), and InuMocca Belut Listrik (2013).
Typefaces from 2015: Oldiez, Yellow Orange, Flamboyan (vintage signage type).
During her studies in Bandung, Indonesia, Ira Carella created the decorative typeface Tolu (2015), which is based on the design elements found in the traditional Batak Toba wood carving and architectural ornaments. [Google] [More] ⦿
Javenese typefaces: history
Jo de Baerdemaker's talk at ATypI 2010 in Dublin had this summary: Jo De Baerdemaeker discusses how the Javanese writing system, the indigenous script of pre-colonial Indonesia, was adapted to print. He focuses on the Javanese typefaces that were manufactured in The Netherlands in the nineteenth and twentieth century. The cutting of the first Javanese fount, which was undertaken at Joh. Enschedé en Zonen in Haarlem, coincided with the founding of the first printing house in Jakarta (then known as Batavia, capital of Dutch India). Less than a century later, Lettergieterij Amsterdam developed a new, simplified, Javanese fount, amongst other styles and weights. The Javanese founts of both the Dutch typefoundries were internationally well received and were distributed to polyglot printing houses throughout Europe. [Google] [More] ⦿
Freelance graphic designer in Surabaya, Indonesia. Creator of Chomsky (2009, T-26), which was inspired by the lettering on the Beastie Boys album Hello Nasty. Home page at Merdeka Ataoe Mati Design. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jo de Baerdemaeker
BandaAceh, Indonesia-based designer of the swashy script typefaces Edelwies Script (2015), Brigent Script (2015), Cherryla (2015), Amellia Script (2015), Bella Script (2015), and Novelia (2015). Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Muhammad Jauhar Azmi s an Indonesian designer (Kendal, b. 1991). He founded Jojonikitype in 2013. Creator of free typeface Acro Script (2013) during his visual communication design studies at Semarang State University. Dafont link. Fontspace link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based group consisting of Zulhadi Usman, Mohammed Agus Zamroni, Amad Zakiy and Daryanto. Creators of the script typefaces Lanjutin (2015), Angely Script (2015), Boldy (2015), Jack Sway (2015), Saberina (2015), Amethyst (2015), CoretKoas (2015), CandyRose (2015), Grootland (2015, brush), Sabella (2015), Wonder (2015), Merno (2015) and Fetima (2015). Behance link. Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Designer in Surabaya, Indonesia, who made Triangle (2012), a thin purely geometric typeface, and Javanese Font (2012, a typeface inspired by a traditional Javanese font called Aksara Jawa or Hanacaraka).
Commercial typeface foundry in Jakarta, Indonesia. Its first typeface is Muffler (2014), which is inspired by retro brush signage for car races. Lacydes (2014) is a spurred advertizing typeface. Upjohn (2014) is a horror movie poster typeface. Curely (2014) is a free hand-drawn curly typeface. Hemera (2014) is based on vintage matchbox packages.
Typefaces from 2015: The Bride, The Groom (brush script), Wanderlove (brush script), Rumbell (hand-crafted poster typeface).
Kreuk Type Studio
Graphic design student at Bina Nusantara University in Jakarta, Indonesia, b. 1991. Creator of the special blackboard bold typeface Boudeline (2011), which is based on Bodoni. Also check out her art deco poster (2011). Home page. [Google] [More] ⦿
Omniglot's page on the Lontara and Makasar alphabets. I quote: The Lontara and Makasar scripts are descended from the Brahmi script of ancient India. The name lontara derives from the Malay word for the palmyra palm, lontar, the leaves of which are the traditional material for manuscripts in India, South East Asia and Indonesia. It is used to write Buginese, Makasar and Mandar, Austronesian languages spoken on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. [Google] [More] ⦿
Lost Volt Typefoundry
Ryan Prasetya (Republik Digital and Lost Volt Typefoundry, Tangerang, Indonesia) created the spurred Victorian signage typefaces Arsemith (2015) and Stonebangs (2014), the tattoo typeface family Maroline (2015), and the art deco typeface Herline (2014). In 2015, he created the connected Vanessa, Mutiara (brush script), Nadhin Script (cursive), Nadhin Sans, Lussira Brushscript, Castrina Typescript and Syaquilla, as well as the spurred Victorian typeface Evolution.
In 2014, he made Candlescript (connected copperplate style calligraphic script), Abovea (brush signage font), Nudely (modular font family), the display typeface Vailsnick Italic (see also here) and Eveagita Luxury.
Rizky Satyaludin (Maghrib lab) is the Bandung, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1990) of Sunoise (2015), Road Culture (2015, biker gang blackletter), Rise & Shine (2015, brush typeface), the brush typeface Mallow (2015), the Victorian or pre-art nouveau typefaces Ginusto (2014), MGH Vinolian Hand (2014). MGH Divergent (2014, a Victorian display typeface), Mira Script (2015), Bladekade (2014, a stencil script), Rude Cookie (2014, a layered hand-drawn font), Stooges Races (2014), Alpha Rough (2014, hand-drawn signage face), the ball terminal typeface Mucilage Type (2013), the fat brush typefaces Beats (2014) and Baurbon (2014), and the spurred typeface Brave (2013).
Creator of the free logo font Dipanegara (2012), DHF Broffont Script (2012), the hand-printed DHF Semangat 2012 (2012), and the pretty hand-printed typefaces DHF Quinta's Diary (2012) and DHF Happy Birthday Ryan (2012).
In 2013, he added DHF Story Brush, DHF Milestone Script (a tattoo script available from 123 Creative), DHF Dexgraffiti Return and DHF A Great Happiness (hand-printed), Roverd (signage script), Story Brush (brush face), Broffont Script (retro signage script).
Typefaces from 2014: Bandung (a flowing connected brush script, done with Erwin Indrawan), Aceserif Regular, Doedel (signage script), Goodfly (brush script).
Indonesian designer (b. 1990) of the counterless typeface Dark Djanggo (2014), the hand-drawn typeface Summer Breeze (2014), MNF Rejorm May (2014), and the outlined typeface Jungle Junk (2014). [Google] [More] ⦿
In 2014, Ariq designed the hand-printed typefaces Hello Goodbye, Marsneveneksk, Untuk Ibu and A Day In September, as well as the all caps geometric sans typeface Lemon Milk.
In 2015, Ariq published the geometric sans typeface Engcarnation, the sans typeface Aku&Kamu, the inline typeface Dopest, and the hand-crafted Mala's Handwriting.
Graphic designer from Bali, Indonesia.
Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer. He created the masculine typeface Venderburg (2011), the techno typeface Weekend Warrior (2011), Irisan Slice (2011, experimental), and Headplane (techno). [Google] [More] ⦿
Jakarta, Indonesia-based creator of Tycho (2015, + Ornaments), Sobbers (2015, a lively connected script), Karenina (2015), Abg Centil (2015, a spindly curly script; later renamed Karenina), Benihana (2015) and Shine & Tokio (2015). [Google] [More] ⦿
Based in Indonesia (b. 1978), this graphic designer, type designer and illustrator owns and operates his own company, Mendiola Design & Associates. Mendiola is a lecturer in design at Bina Nusantara University in Jakarta and is a founding member of the Indonesian Graphic Design Forum (FDGI). He is affiliated as a type designer with The Australian Type Foundry. [Google] [More] ⦿
Based in Pematangsiantar, Indonesia, and/or Singapore, Michelle designed the Angku display typeface during her graphic design studies in 2013. In 2014, she made the avant garde sans typeface De Arch. [Google] [More] ⦿
Banten or Serang, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1985) of Bukhari Script (2015, a free bold monoline cursive font), The Blackfat Script (2015, fat signage typeface), Granada (2015, spurred typeface), Fadli Script (2015), Jibriel (2015, ominous spurred vintage typeface), Umar (2014, a free spurred constructivist typeface), Aisha (2014), Rodja (2014, an Arabic simulation typeface), Banten Unfamous (2014), The Wahhabi Script (2014, free), The Black Veil (2014, a spurred font), Khadija Script (2014, free connected baseball script). Umar (2014) is an all caps font family that includes a steil style and many athletic lettering styles. Dafont link. Home page. Behance link. Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Muhammad Jauhar Azmi
Born in 2001 in Tuban, Jawa Timur, Indonesia, Muhammad Rizky Ariesto created the inky script typefaces Hanatasya Sans (2014), Omong Kosong (2014), Kunjara (2014, Javanese script), Arrogano (2014), Damai Pemilu (2014), English van Java (2014), Salto (2014), Kecil Cabe Rawit (2014), Sunyi Normal (2014), Tersesat (2014), Ozi's Handwrite (2014), 8 Octav (2014), Semangat 45 in 2014. Doraemon (2014) is a comic book character typeface. Robin (2014) is a curly typeface. Andromeda (2014) is a poster font. Mayangsari (2014, FontStruct), Zanki (2014), 1945 (2014) and Aufal (2014, FontStruct) are display typefaces.
Indonesian designer (b. 1992) of Trifont (2011), a purely geometric counterless experiment.
Pamekesan and/or Bandung, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1992) of the free typefaces Bireun or Bireunt (2014), Circo (2014) and Nendo (2014). He also made the commercial modular typeface Pamekasan (2015).
Bandung, Indonesia-based hand-drawn type designer who created these brushy calligraphic typefaces in 2014: Dality, Ala Nice, Its Holiday, Calligrapheez, Chaotiq Modern Paint Brush, Dago (connected script).
In 2015, Filia made the pretty connected paint brush script typeface Aishart, the brush typeface Paris Light, Blissful (script), Aura Blue (brush script), Tasty Two (a wild script), Donita Script (watercolor brush script), the script typeface Crafty Script, and the brush font Away.
New York-based foundry run by Charles Nix (b. 1967, Ohio). Fonts: Melaka, Batak, Nani, Tuk Tuk, Christmas (a softened blackletter with Christmas ornaments), Nix Rift (serif), Huta Bulon, Samosir, Island Special. Batak became ITC Batak (2002). MyFonts write-up. Charles Nix digitized the Augereau family for George Abrams in 1997 and manages the Abrams Legacy Collection, which also offers Abrams Venetian.
The company consists of Charles Nix (font design), Stefano Arcella (ornament design), and Wong Chee Yee (digitizing).
Typefaces in the New Fonts collection are derived from a rich variety of sources - from 15th century Spain to 21st century Sumatra. The Sumatran Series of fonts is inspired by hand-painted letterforms from commercial signage in the tiny village of Tuk Tuk on the island of Samosir in Northern Sumatra. The series consists of six faces: Batak, Nani, Tuk Tuk, Samosir, Melaka, and Huta Bolon.
Graphic designer and illustrator in Bandung, Indonesia. In 2015, Novita made the decorative all caps typeface Ohaea (2015), which is based on the Buna motif and the Nusa Tenggara Timur traditional dance. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian designer of a few free hand-printed fonts in 2013: Cute Cup by UniqueShopaholic, SJLoveLove, RixLovefool BB_by_El, GF_SnowDeco Free, RixJjimjilbangsonyu M, PhonepadTwo, Adidas By Katrina, Pea Stitchasaurus Rex, GF_007GoldenPig, HUDoran152, Bell by Octaviani, Pea Shelley Belley's Doodles, Pea Tip Top Tap. [Google] [More] ⦿
Oki S. Bayu
Pixel fonts archive organized by Oki S. Bayu from Indonesia. It has these fonts from Fonts for Flash: FFF-Access, FFF-Access-Extended, FFF-Agent-Trial, FFF-Atlantis-Trial, FFF-Estudio-Extended, FFF-Executive-Trial, FFF-Extras, FFF-Extras-2, FFF-Forward, FFF-Freedom-Trial, FFF-Galaxy, FFF-Galaxy-Bold, FFF-Galaxy-Bold-Extended, FFF-Galaxy-Extended, FFF-Galaxy-Extra-Bold, FFF-Galaxy-Extra-Bold-Extended, FFF-Harmony, FFF-Interface05, FFF-Interface06, FFF-Manager-Bold, FFF-Reaction-Trial, FFF-Sailor. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung and Jakarta-based artist. She created the beautiful nude female figure alphabet Fatal Femme (sic) in 2011. Each glyph has a different character taken from Indonesian mythology. Devian Tart link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Raihan Nizar (b. 1977) is the Indonesian FontStructor who made Cubos (2011, squarish and geometric), Pixelized Handwriting (2011), Lost in Future (2011, sci-fi face), Valdero (2011), Simplicity (2011, kitchen tile face), Bold Type (2011, octagonal), Fat Cribbo (2011, gridded), Block Out (2011, in the style of the commercial typeface Pincoya), Smooth (kitchen tile face), Quadro, Minimal (geometric, gridded, almost a kitchen tile face), Zkratchy (scratchy face), Retro Mania (almost a Western face), Techno Light, Blockz, Box Building (3d outline face), Metropol (outline techno face), Space Adventure, Electric City, Cubix, Revolution, Pixel, High Volume, and Letters In The Blocks in 2011. Many of these faces are pixelish.
Typefaces from 2012: Dequatrion (fat stencil face), Konnekto (electrical circuit font), Devoltas, Forsid (cubist painting font), Etnis (squarish), Electro (counterless and octagonal), Mr. Ken (very fat face), Squadlest (squarish), Neonize (dot matrix face), Simplicity (kitchen tile face), Sound System (squarish), High Volume, Bajaj Sans (gaspipe sans), Bulat (fat counterless typeface), Elektro (blocky, counterless), Elektro Forest, The Slabbers (Egyptian), Kotakisme (counterless and geometric), Bhekhathe (thin geometric typeface), Insomnia, Siliko (metal band logo font), Motakku (labyrinthine, op-art).
Rainer Erich (Eric) Scheichelbauer was born in Vienna and designs typefaces, works for other type designers, teaches type design and typography at a graphic art school, gives type design workshops, writes articles for a design magazine, writes Python scripts, translates Dutch books on typography into German and writes the Glyphsapp.com blog and the Glyphs handbook. Eric recently completed both a philosophy and a Dutch studies degree at the University of Vienna. He shares his time between Vienna and Rotterdam.
At ATypI 2013 in Amsterdam, he has two presentations. In the first one, he talks about the Mongolian and Balinese scripts, and showcases the first opentype Balinese typeface. His second talk deals with the modern type design work flow (joint presentation with Georg Seifert).
Rainer's own type designs include Traction (with Christian Thalmann), Lawabo (with Viktor Solt-Bittner), Plantago (with Viktor Solt-Bittner), and Ammer Handwriting. His type productions (I guess he refers to the technical rather than the design aspects) include Acorde by Stefan Willerstorfer, Alena by Roland Stieger, Supernett by Georg Herold-Wildfellner, Adria Grotesk by Marcus Sterz, Martha by Lisa Schultz, Henriette by Michael Hochleither and Allegra by Jost Hochuli. [Google] [More] ⦿
Jakarta, Indonesia-based desiner of the rhombic / hexagonal typeface Navajo (2014). This was developed while she was studying at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Malaysia. [Google] [More] ⦿
Ren Lin Font
Indonesian creator of the following free fonts, all hand-printed: ACCumi, ACCutePoop1, ACGarfield1, ACGarfield2, ACKagamineLenwithGuitar, ACLOVE, ACLoveTomatoby@RenLinFont, ACLuckyCat, ACMegurineLuka, ACNarutoChibi, ACNyankoKitty, ACRilakkumaChicken, ACRilakkumaDuck, ACRilakkumaHead, ACRilakkumaIceCream, ACRilakkumaSheepCostume, ACRilakkumaSleeping, ACSakuraChibi, ACStarby@RenLinFont, ACValentineBalloon, ACValentineCupid, ACmeme_troll, ACwowNyo, HIGHFONTBYOUBYC, RixJjimjilbangsonyuM.
Upon closer inspection, one notices that most fonts were ripped off from others---even the copyright info has not been changed. Examples: AC meme_troll is Kimberly Geswein's "Set Fire to the Rain". AC Rilakkuma Chicken is GF_CutePero (by KyungBea Lee, Goodfont Inc). Other fonts are copied from C. Larsen, Lauren Thompson and Brittney Murphy.
Rinaldo Sutanto (Jakarta, Indonesia) created the squarish experimental typeface Maxsym in 2012.
Rio Suzandy (Depok, Indonesia, b. 1979) is the designer (b. 1979) of the octagonal typeface TUPS 000 (2010) and of Eazy (2014), Brokencalk (2011), Lazy Day (2012, scratchy hand), Rambut Kusut (2013), Tups 13 (2013), and Rustyfatty (2011). Aka Rheeo79.
Indonesian designer in Bogor, b. 1983. Creator of the squarish caps typeface Budaya (2012), the angular Banzai (2012), the angular caps typeface Beungeut Sia (2012) and the constructivist Marshal Risk (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
Ritchie Ned Hansel
Ritchtype (or: artkelso)
Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of AI Liftled (2004, LED simulation), the Al Kelso family City (2006, dingbats and techno faces): AIkelsoBisbold, AIkelsoBIisbolditalic, AIkelsoBLisblack, AIkelsoBLIisblackitalic, AIkelsoDisdingbat, AIkelsoHWishandwriting, AIkelsoIisitalic, AIkelsoLislight, AIkelsoLIislightitalic, AIkelsoRisregular. Other fonts: AI-hellvertigo (2004), AI-kelso-D-is-dingbat (2005), AI-pointe (2004, dot matrix), AI-stapler (2007), AIx Darbotzcumi (2008, a quilted typeface designed by Darbotz, known as grafiti artist from Jakarta, Indonesia).
During his graphic design studies in Jakarta, Ritter Willy Putra created the Mentawaian tattoo typeface Sipatiti (2013). It is based on tattoos used by the Mentawai tribe in Sumatera Barat, Indonesia. Sipatiti is the Mentawai name for tattoo (titi) artists.
Located in Bandung, Indonesia, Rittsu designed Reverie (2012).
Graphic Design student in the Faculty of Art and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia. During his studies, Riva designed the ornamental caps typeface Archipelago Old Face (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
Bogor, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1999) who created the pixel typeface Endlesstype (2012, FontStruct), the hand-printed Dici's Handwrite (2013), Prehistoric (2014), De Luxe (2014: five sans styles), De Luxe Next (2015), and the octagonal typeface Enlatique (2012, +Rounded). [Google] [More] ⦿
Roger S. Nelsson
Aka Groen Lagoe and as Roy Jorse. Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based creator of the connected retro signage script typefaces Random Ink (2015), Catfish Script (2015), Umbrella (2015), Wolfs Bane (2015), Bettaria Script (2015), Matador (2015), Melani Script (2015), Aslang Barry (2015, connected calligraphic script), Fameliya (2014, a connected wedding script), Olivera (2014), Mutiara (2014), Routine Script (2014), Bunthok (2014), Fretaliya (2014), Fatimma (2014), Cuplex Script (2014) and Semadome Script (2014). Ront also designed the more formal connected script typeface Monalisa (2014, renamed later to Montala, probably under pressure from Monotype, owner of ITC Mona Lisa), the brush script Fire Vector (2015), the connected brush script typeface Standly (2015), the script font Maphylla (2015), and the fun connected script typeface Emillia Script (2015).
Solo, Indonesia-based designer (b.1985) of the hand-printed typeface Coloroyd Bastard (2011).
Palakkad, Kerala-based computer scientist. He is responsible for Autonym Font (2013). He explains: A font that can render all language autonyms. If we want to show a large number of languages written in their own scripts (autonyms), we cannot apply the usual webfonts to it. This is because when each script requires a webfont, we will end up using a large number of webfonts. This can cause large bandwidth usage. An example of this use case is a language selector on a website. Autonym font tries to solve this. The font contains glyphs and opentype rules for rendering the language autonyms. And it contains only those glyphs for a language. The glyphs for the font are taken from a large number of free licensed fonts.
The sources for the glyphs, by language, are:
Cianjur, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1996) of Sahidz Script (2014, fat finger font), Biru Htam Biru (2014, a lava lamp typeface), Beela (2014), Ganeez (2014), Digital Ruins (2014), Cisca Note (2014), Kodak (2014, a heavy sans), Pulang dari Paris (2014, heavy pen calligraphy), Sharpz (2014), Message From the East (2014, oriental simulation typeface), Clownz (2014, connect-the-dots font), the logo dingbat typeface Logoz Librariez (2014), the rounded slab serif typeface Cookie (2014), the cut-out lettering typeface Noveey (2014), and the hand-printed typefaces Child Writing (2014), Newbie Serif (2014), Beautiful Horror (2014), Ghost Everywhere (2014), and SemingguDiKotaCianjur (2014).
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of Wayang Rumput (2013), an ornamental caps typeface that is based on dry grass shadow puppets in Wayang Rumput, a Sundanese culture. This was done during studies at Bandung Institute of Technology. [Google] [More] ⦿
Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer of Arisyan Script (2015), Greget (2015, painted type), Solecha (2015), and of the tall hand-crafted typeface Flush (2014). Behance link. Another Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
The Seniors Studio in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, created Adelicia (2015, connected script), Florabella (2015, curly script), Carolinea (2015), Roselina Script (2015), Cresilda Script (2015), Isabella Script (2014),Andalusia Script (2014), Shintia Script (2014, for signage), Aaron Script (2014), Shepia Script (2014), Everglow Script (2014, retro signage script), the caps only compressed sans titling typeface Grounday (2014), the free signage script typeface Blenda Script (2014) and the free connected script typeface Nickainley. The only thing we know about the designer is his birth year, 1986.
Indonesian design studio located in Banda Aceh. In 2013 it published the free Comic Sans-style typeface Barokah, Purbacala (hand-lettered posater face), Hardline, Hardline Grunge, and Hardline Stencil.
In 2014, they created Kahitna, Stand By Slab, Laskar (signage script), Aleandra (a flowing script), Gemulay Script (signage script family), Monday (script face), Transmetal and Bringin (a free connected script).
Typefaces from 2015: Ringdena (connected calligraphic script), DorayakiScript, Realist, Hillda Script, Angelline Script, Karmela Script, Lemonade.
Bandung, Indonesia-based typefoundry est. 2015, showcasing typefaces designed by Cucu Supriyadi. His initial work is largely Victorian, characterized by spurious curls or spurs:
Indonesian creator in Jakarta (b. 1985) of The Amazing Grace (2012), Twofold Uncomplete Design (2012), Alighty Nesia (2012, an open geometric sans family), Gratis (2012, free headline sans), C7Nazara (2012) and Situjuh Hand (2012, a curly typeface).
Typefaces from 2014: Smoolthan (monoline organic sans), Remponk (multilined), Playsir (comic book typeface), Defonarts, Tulisan Tangan 74, Fortheenas_01, Evogria (bold and mechanical), Anysome, Blackplotan, Dotcirful (dot matrix typeface), Handgley, Brokeren (techno sans), Headsome&Modif.
Typefaces from 2015: Upbolters (a macho sans caps typeface).
South East Asian TrueType font archive, with Thai, Burmese, Buginese, and Vietnamese fonts, for example. At the site of Dr. Vincent Houben, University of Passau in Germany. Can't locate the archive any more! [Google] [More] ⦿
Suro Studio (or: Surotype)
Adil Budianto (Suro Studio, or Surotype, Yogyakarta, Indonesia) designed the spurred Victorian signage typefaces Jainem (2014), SurocK (2014), Nihlah (2014) and Rocoustic (2014).
Malang, Indonesia-based designer who also uses the name Agga. Creator of the free fonts Lucker (2013), Blnker (2013, a spurred Victorian typeface), BLNK Taper Lucker (2013) and Sivernake (2013, a spurred typeface).
Typefaces from 2014, some of which are commercial: Wilder, Rocking Rochoes, Rocking Bones, Brch Handdrawn, Reidfork, Hoverage (letterpress emulation, spurred), Hobric (letterpress emulation), Blnc (vintage, hand-lettered), Garado Blnco (spurred), Bracker (spurred Victorian typeface), Averake (sic) Glam (spurred, Victorian).
Typefaces from 2015: Monthoers (free letterpress emulation font), Sortdecai (a fantastic watercolor brush script in sub-styles called Handmade, Handmade Script, Vintage, Script, Display, Cursive Script, and Brush Script).
Indonesian designer of the hand-printed typefaces Polite Arif (2013), Arif Marin (2013), Arif Marin 4 (2013), Syahertian (2013), Learn English with Arif (2013) and Arif (2013). Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based creator of the decorative typeface Gorga (2015), which is inspired by one of the Batak traditional architecture ornaments called Gorga Singa, which represents the mythological protecting lion. Batak itself is a collective term used to identify a number of ethnic groups predominantly found in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Taufan Putra (b. 1986), a graphic designer in Jakarta, studied graphic design at the Institut Kesenian Jakarta (Jakarta Institute of Arts). Behance link.
Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the script typefaces Bobbie (2015: free demo), Brushfiber (2015) and Conflow (2015), and of the techno font Digitall (2015).
Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the brush script typeface Ballistic (2015), the hand-crafted Crash One and Crash Two (2015), and the curly script Kracktone (2015). Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Thunder Panda Dings
Bandung, Jakarta-based designer (b. 1982) of fearless Coyne (2011), Booblr (2010), ROBOCADAVER-1982 (2010), Barlow (2010, outlined and hand-printed), Tweedie (3d hand-printed family), Darah (2008, dripping blood font), Kick Ass Bob (2008), Banhart Black (2008), Banhart Hollow (2008), Banhart Skinny (2008, grunge), Banhart Drip (2008, paint drip grunge), thunderpanda_dings_erc_2008_ (2008), Thurston (2008, sketched letters), citrus2008ericwiryanata (2008, informal), BRANDON (2008, Kafkaesque lettering), BRANDON-02 (2008, grunge), Paranoid Rabbit (2008, grunge), Barnes_erc (2008), MetroSlum (2007), Thurston (2007, paintbrush simulation), Violent Alligator (2007, pixel), Djakarta 13210 (2007), Killer Panda (2007, hand-printed), Pixel Noise (2007), Killer Panda (2006), Nemesis (2006-2007, pixelized face), Woomble (2006: see here for Woomble Version 2), Snorg-reuploadfont (2006), Snorg ver002 (2006), The Stilts (2006), Djakarta13210-future city font (2006, techno), Spaceworms (2006, almost a paperclip style font), Spaceworm ver 2 (2006), Tartarsauce (2006), THURSTON_erc (2002), Correy (2006, tall-ascendered hand), Rilo (2006, happy lettering face), Karen (2006, cool scratchy hand), The newest fashion (2006), Gibbard (2005), Tweedy Erc 01 (2005), Chocolate Muffin Font (2005), Malkmus, Folds (2006), Death Futurist (2006), Narcoleptic Dance (2006, a nice bouncy display caps face) and GambarnyaWiryanata (2005). Dafont link. Devian Tart link. Fontsy link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian graphic designer who lives in Bandung. He created a spiraling typeface called Gorga (2009), a display typeface called Gile lu Ndro (2010, FontStruct), a dot matrix typeface called Gaby Pergi Ke Bali (2011), a squarish typeface Move Along (2011), an octagonal typeface called Aha Na Masa (2011), and an Indian-look straight-edged Songket Minang (2009). Dafont link. Aka Parhudamdam. And aka Bodat Na Ngalian. [Google] [More] ⦿
Troy Leinster is a graphic designer from Brisbane, Australia, who is based in Amsterdam. Before studying TypeMedia at KABK (class of 2013), Troy attended the type design unit at Monash University in Melbourne, and is a graduate of Type@Cooper at The Cooper Union in New York City.
His graduation typeface at KABK was Brisbane (2013): Brisbane is a relaxed, self-assured sans serif designed specifically for pedestrian wayfinding in the city of Brisbane, Australia. The family has a range of three weights in five styles plus accompanying optical grades for inverted use. This makes Brisbane a solid candidate for orientation systems in the city or suburb.. This typeface has oomph and character, and should prove a sturdy and fun typeface for any city that uses it.
For his revival project at KABK, he chose Nieuw Javaansch No.1 (2012). Nieuw Javaansch No.1 was the first text typeface designed by S.H. de Roos in 1909 while working at Lettergieterij Amsterdam (formerly known as N. Tetterode). It is a Javanese script.
Try and Error
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the angular signage typeface Lawson (2014), the Victorian signage typeface Houden HTN (2014), the paint brush typeface Valerie (2014), and the ironwork typeface Pipeburn (2014).
Graphic designer in Tangerang, Indonesia, who created the wavy typeface Petaita in 2013 during her studies at Universitas Multimedia Nusantara.
Fahrizal Tawakkal (Twicolabs Design, Malang, Indonesia, b. 1986) markets his fonts via Twicolabs Design. In 2013, he created Colin, Dollar Bill, Coleen (Victorian signage face), Nurjan (free sans titling face), Trigger (Victorian typeface), Athenry (heavy block vintage typeface), Sly (Victorian typeface), Gauntlet (spurred typeface), Rooters (a spurred tattoo typeface), Incognito (spurred tattoo font), Incognite (like Incognito), Chuck Noon (a copperplate signage font available from Creative Market), Debute and Black Velvet (a Victorian advertizing typeface, followed by Black Velvet 2 in 2014).
Typefaces from 2014: Facile Pro (geometric sans), Deadhead Rough, Armament, Black Velvet, Facile Sans (free), Lifer (spurred, Victorian), Dublin (spurred), Dollar Bill 2, Carlingford (a spurred beer bottle typeface), Akura Popo (copperplate; free), TM Stanley (a spurred beer label font), Deadhead Script (signage script).
Typefaces from 2015: Deadhead Classic, Deadhead Brush, Patronia Script.
Gilang Senzana (Typologic Syndrome, Bandung, Indonesia, b. 1991) created the decorative modular typeface Senzana (2013) and the spurred Victorian typefaces Indonesian Ornament Font (2013), Ophelos (2013) and Death Cross (2013).
Commercial typefaces from 2014: Zimat, Tales of Dragon.
Ghilky Gerdian (aka Gregian Isvandian, and as Typopotamus) is the Indonesian creator of Verone (2015, watercolor brush; +Ornaments), Bearhand (2015, brush script), Hayze (2015, brush font) and Galahad (2015, rough ink-and-brush font). [Google] [More] ⦿
Auckland, New Zealand-based creator of the free font Surak Batak. Kozok writes: The Batak alphabet, or surat batak, is descended ultimately from the from Brahmi script of ancient India by way of the Pallava and Old Kawi scripts. The Batak languages of northern Sumatra - Karo Batak, Toba Batak, Dairi Batak, Simalungun/Timur, Angkola and Mandailing Batak, and occasionally Malay. In most Batak communities, only the datu (priests) are able to read and write the Batak alphabet and they use it mainly for calendars and magical texts. This site has truetype fonts by Kozok for the Battak script: KaroNormal, MandailingNormal, PakpakNormal, SimalungunNormal, TobaNormal, VariantsNormal. Uli Kozok is Assistant Professor in Indonesian, Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. [Google] [More] ⦿
Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the formal connected script typeface Claudia Script (2015) and of the hand-inked Beloved Script (2015) and Vandella Script (2015). Behance link. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based creator (b. 1987) of Kallio (2011, a rounded but squarish sans).
Viananda Andrias (Bandung, Indonesia) designed the Garutan Adiwijaya typeface in 2012. This type was based on patterns found in traditional garments (batik) from Garut, Indonesia. He also made the floriated typeface Rivaurum (2012). [Google] [More] ⦿
Vidka Foundry (was Fizzetica Typefoundry)
Born in 1988, Hilman lives in Depok City (Kota Depok), West Java, Indonesia, and runs Fizzetica Typefoundry or Fizzetica TypeFoundary DepokAsiana Ltd. Home at Fizz-Labz Inc. Aka Vidka.
Creator of FTF Indonesiana Wanangkoe (2015), FTF Indonesiana Aruna Serif (2015), FTF Indonesiana Sans Serif (2015), FTF BALI Myranthee (2015), FTF Indonesiana BatikRetrosphiana Italic (2015, tweetware), Eid al-Fitr 1 (2015), Eid al-Fitr 2 (2015), Bad Calligraphic 2 (2015), Panther Scratches (2014), Vidka Woodcraft (2014, textured), Typical ABC (2014), Kanita Klara (2014, upright script), Rayyan CFC (2014, spurred typeface), Breakable (2014), Bad Calligraphic (2014), Springy (2014), FTF Inspillo Mystic (2011), FTF Instillo Packagee (2011), FTF Aywave Arty (2012), FTF Ahlan Ve Abra Retro vl1 (2007, circle-based), FTF Geng Kapak Merah (2013, scanbats), Indonesiana Khatulistiwania (2012), FTF Hutan Rantingee (2012), FTF Indonesiana Serif Hijauwana (2012), FTF Minthee Indonesiana 3th (2012), FTF Semar (2012), FTF Minthee Limo (2012), FTF Inspillo Packagee (2012), FTF Hutan Akarasiana (2011), FTF Leafy Lopstonesia (2011), FTF Minthee Hewante (2011), Visit Indonesia 2011 (2011), LomonesiaDingbats (2010, scanbats of cameras), LostPopnicasiana (2010), FTFAhlanVeArabezFREE (2010), IndonesianaGoGraffitiana (2010), IndonesianaIsland (2010), IndonesianaScout (2010), IndonesianaSerif (2010), IndonesianaSketchSerifv.1 (2010), the slightly curly serif typeface Indonesiana (2009), and of IndonesianaSansJavallonia (2010, grunge), Indonesiana Bramanangkoe Repack (2010), Cellul@rofIndonesianaIsland (2010, Indonesian communication logos), and IndonesianaSerif (2009).
Vicky Mardian (VMF Fonts) is the Bandung, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1988) of the pirate ship and/or tattoo font Nina Script (2012). The Pro version of this font can be bought at MyFonts. Lina Script Pro (2012), which was done with Mans Grebäck, looks awfully similar, so perhaps Vicky was forced to change the name by outside forces. Mardian (2012, with Mans Grebäck) and Brother Tattoo (2012, at Mans Grebäck) are more calligraphic tattoo fonts by her.
In 2013, Vicky published Homi Script (tattoo font), the (tattoo) script typeface Anha Queen, the tattoo typeface Pure Black Demo (2013), the spurred tattoo typeface Lafayet Scripts, and the spurred tattooish (incomplete) logotype font Los Angeles.
Typefaces from 2014: Deadly Heat (metal band typeface), Home Brush Font Script, Avigo (spurred Victorian), Hellter VMF (spurred tattoo font), Daisy Shop, Cotte VMF, Fonika VMF (signage script), Gold and Bone (incomplete Victorian face).
Typefaces from 2015: Ferrine Script.
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of Viva Persib (2014), Dandding (2014, dingbats), Antara (2014), Balaka (2014), Ananda (2014), Elnaya (2014), Bahana (2014), Buwana (2014), Waskita (2014), Tamada, Bunda, Coolin Cheer (2014, Victorian), Bobotoh (2014), Pasundan (2014), Bimasakti (2014), Masra (2014), which is inspired by the logo of Himasra. Most of these are traditional Sundanese script fonts. He also created the display typefaces Lagegg (2014), Gardawesi (2014), Masra (2014), Oplo Sans (2014), Sunantara (2014), Sheandy (2014), Gondrong (2014) and Parahyangan (2014). Dafont link. Aka Kasuki (Kawula Sunda Kiwari). Fontspace link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Aka Mitapeng. Pulau Femin, Indonesia-based designer of the sans typeface Clear Elegan (2015), the connected Modern Script (2015), the brushy Broken San (sic) (2015), and the brush typeface Stroke (2015). Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Weknow is the foundry of Indonesian type designer Wino Sutarmin Kadir (b. 1979), who is based in Bogor, Jakarta. Weknow produced a large collection of free fonts from 2009 until 2012. He started making commercial fonts in 2012. Alternate URL. Behance link. Dafont link. Fontspace link. Klingspor link. Fontm link.
Creator of the unicase sans typeface Weknow (2009) and the roundish MisstyPoland (2009). Most of his faces are experimental.
From 2010: Helenfont (2010), Dennis Vallera (2010), Kasumichan, Karitza, Mozzie, Wings, Sharon, Noakatz, dearladysandra, arachnidlove, Alexandra, Monica (2010), Natalie, Wayner 8088, Anime Queen (2010, pixelized), Nano (2010, pixel face), Glover (2010, circular face), Frozen Pandaman (geometric), Joenine (circular), Fun Record (geometric), Gembira (circular), Gabrielle, Solgas (circular), lifeforfun (2010), znowwhite (2010), Snowmask (2010), Nine (2010), Znowwhite (2010), Cecile (2010, experiment with triangles), Coreldraw (2010, geometric, monoline), DennisVallera (2010, inspired by the vector art of Canadian Dennis Vallera), Helenfont (2010).
Designs from 2011: Michelle (circle-based), Emmilia (circle-based), Raynaliz, Polysoup, Seba, Selfregion (concentric glyphs), Wings of the dragons (octagonal), Spider, The Training Artist, Chewed Kandi, Sandra, Saintfighteraqua (geometric), Alexey (circle-based), Kristina (circle-based), Graphic Dream, Crystalcore (techno), Dominique (fat rounded), Formalart, Henderson (circle-based), Intanputripratiwi (circle-based), Kioshima (geometric), Gitchgitch (geometric), Justta, Dismecha, Self Region (labyrinthine), Alberto (monoline geometric), Abstrasctik (rounded and experimental), Nicole, Robotoc, Laggastic, Masterpanda, Mohr, Maruciel, Gabrielle, Carlos (a circle-based face), Life For Fun (geometric monoline sans), Lois Cesarano (hexagonal), Heather Thomas (circles and lines), Picaee (modular and leafy), Owaikeo (a circle and arc face), Celeste, The World, Future, Lanitta, Earthearth, Basic, Beautiful, Internationalist (monoline rounded sans caps face), Midnight Show, Plastic, Victory, Perfect, Superpower, Katarzyna, Invasion, Block, Wonderfull, Sweetest, Direction, Funrecord, Eternal Flame, Coreldarw, James Glover (circle-based), Superstar, Inside, Parallel, Million, Ocean, Never Ending Maze, Silverbend, Dragon Fly, Whatever You Want, Swinging Swan, Funatic, Soulmate, Superhero, Zetland, Letting The Cable Sleep, Weknow World, Universalisme, Ocean, Smiley Turtle, Family&Friend, Flower in the window, You&Me&Everyone Else, Astonishing, Grass Hopper, Merpati Putih, Extra Hot, Trees of Happiness, Blowing Bubble, Brain Storm, Good Morning, Flower Lover, Honestly, Jaguar, Modern Aristocrat, Pure and Simple Everytime, Ride the lightning, Proffesional (sic), Flight Stewardess, Antique Retro, Natural Technologies, Ethereal Sky, Conversation, Earth Heart.
Free typefaces from 2012: Emerald, Sweater (texture face), Fish Bone, Delicious Ketchup. The Dark Knight, String and Wire, Little Ant, Xtrapower, Standard International, Nice dream come true, Bavaria, Queen of the modern age, Science Fiction, Greatest View, Queen of the Modern Age, Made in earth, Arabian Knight, Emperor of Japan, Bill Gates Windows, Maximum Kilometer, Mineral Oil Resources, Motorcycle (curly caps), Eskimo and Polar Bear, Gladiator Sport, Aero Dynamic, Optical Fiber, High Logic, Generation (a nice all-caps shadow face), My Heart, Play Ground (multiline face), Cartoon Character, Windows in Japan, Quantum Leap (dymo label face), Computer Love, Electric City, and Copper, Valentine In Love, Weknow Windows, Punk, Graphic Design, Billy Jean Style, LMAO (rounded bold sans face), Take and Give, Indonesia Tanah Air, Swimmer Browser, Diamonds are forever (hexagonal and rounded), Tortoise, My Dear, Get Ready, Export Import, Miracle, Digital Ninja, Funtastic Million Moment, Funny and Cute, Samurai in UK, Bookmark, Once Upon A Time, Bird Feather, Respect, Aruna Aira Jasmine, Extra Cheese, Beauty and the beast, Kung Fu Master (oriental simulation typeface), Game Player (art deco), Modern Building, Trade and Mark, Grovy (sic) Kind of Life, King of Font and Typography, ABC (comic book face), Metro City (extended monoline typeface), The Art, Sprout and the bean, Scooter experiment, Sundown Sunrise (a rounded monoline sans), Art Heart, WindowsObject, Authentic Love, Dolphin Ocean Wave, British Pop Music, Master (sci-fi), Sneak Peeks, Like This, Crumble, Zebra Cross, Star Constellation, Water and Gasoline, Autumn, Aviator, So Cute, Crow Chief (bow and arrow font), Beard Rider, Skateboard, Panel, Swallow Sky Night, Hotel Motel (fat finger face), Techno Various, Zooming Track, Robo Cop, Dance Fever, West Java, Ivory Culture, Push The Button (art deco), Highway Patrol (blocked black typeface), Sausage, Little Atom, Mick Jagged, Life Is Final (copperplate), Total Hammer, Cybertooth, Modern Craft, Riding The World, Boarder (counterless), Essential Arrangement, Sensation, Helmet, Smile, Little Think Big Impact, Airplane, Young and Free, The Futurist, Creative Mind, House Builder, Falling in love, My Font (a rounded monoline oblique sans), Proffesional (sic) Edition, Young Forever, Brown Fox, We Know, Prehistoric, Frankenstein Monster, Great Adventure, You Makes Me Happy, The One and Only Me, Wireframe (3d face), Ceramic (3d face), Winner, The Amazing Me, Cycle, Asia Pacific, Written on the hand, Love is blind, Luxurious Sexy, Robotic, Nano (dot matrix face), King Of The World, Roller Blade, Antelope Run, Elemental, Champion Coffee Cup, Bandit, Arcade, Zetland, The Training Artist, Technique, Neon Glow, Fruit Vegetable, Archieve, Experiment Butterfly, French Fries, Remember Memory, Rocksteady, Electro Static Rain, Science Channel (stencil face), Surfing and Play, Umbrella, The Wizard, Great Leader, Bare Knuckle Fight, The Wizard of One Click, Extra Large, Stabilo Spidol, Onion Rings, Strawberry, Lets Do It Again, Modern Script, Amazing Symphony, Psychedelic, Jump Street, The Earth (modular), Brigade Army, Extraordinary, Cobra on Coconut Tree, Natural Beauty, Anything Mean Everything, Smoke on the water, Write A Letter, Everybody, Together, Planting And Seeding, Savior Light Our Way, All Around The World, Think More For Solution, Yesterday, Techno Tech, Prudent, Metamorphosys, Keep quite and simple (sic), India Hair Style, Catalyst, Bamboo Shoot, Global Capitalism, Water Drop, Thunder Jagger, The Science Archaeologist, The Happy Face Smile, Pyramid Inverted, Jailbreak, Game of Life, Fun Raiser, Athletic, Android Robot (sci-fi), Croissant Sandwich, Ocean Free, Thursday, Crochet Pattern, Firework, Futuristic, Pocket (rounded bold sans), Entertainment, Technology (bubblegum face), So This Is It (inline caps face), Everything (circle-based font), Auto Mobile, Futurism, Rhinoceros Break, Enormous (angulat headline face), The Quick (octagonal), Over The Mountain (wavy face), Frame Work, Interplanetary, Antariksa (rounded sans), Airwaves, Strong in the heart, Pure And Simple Everytime (rounded organic sans), Gitchgitch (rounded organic sans), Monica, The Lazy Dog (grunge), True Self Reliant, Think Techno, Street, Symbol (constructivist), Post Rock, Moon Light (plump and round), Jumping Running, Green Avocado, Bunga Melati Putih, Bizzare, World Word, Little Rainy Day (dot matrix), Animaline (animal dingbats), Smart Watch, At Most Sphere, Sweet Lollipop (curly), Painting The Light, Flattered, Earth Aircraft Universe, Daydreamer, Earth Aircraft Universe, Flattered, Welcome to Planet Earth, People Quark, Friendly Robot, Biological, Splashing, Freezer, Ragatnia Clara (a nice script), The Happy Face Return.
Typefaces from 2013: Cat Eyes, Stay True, Where Wolf, The Sound, Royal Jelly, Grumpy Cat, Aku Cinta Kamu, Yellow, Innovation, Invisible Man, Archieve, Electro Magnet, Bamboo Chopsticks, Valentine's Day, True Love, Club Golf, Your Smile, Guitar On Stage, Karate (oriental simulation), Recognition, Sleeping Beauty (plump lettering), Gelombang Radio, Frozen Ice, Sport Center, Reflection, Enjoy The Time, Fillet O Fish (brushed caps), Artistic, Flower Generation (psychedelia), Heart Shaped, Adore You, Jelang (textured typeface), Stargazer, Army Of Me, Xtreme Bike, Atomic, Fancy Curly, Mastermind, Scientist, Brother, Bahasa Indonesia (sans), Cyber, Photography, Super Creative, Black Stallion (script), Cartoon, Exposure (shadow face), The Ticket, Mercury (retro-futuristic), Agriculture (lava lamp typeface), Electronic, Transformation, The Night (gothic typeface), King Cobra, Bionic Heart, Goddess of Fortune, Guitar Acoustic, Magenta Flower, Java Island (lava lamp typeface), Ready Steady Go, Cute Monster, High Speed, Machine Gun, Random Face 1 (dingbats), Dear Diary, Shinobi Ninja, Stranger (octagonal), Discovery, Translation, Japan (oriental simulation), Digital Gothic, Techno, Butterfly (lava lamp typeface), Candlelight (eax drip face), Maverick, Movie Script Ending, Monochrome, Japan, Chunky Bar, The Greatest High (blackboard bold), Featured, Random Thing 1 (cartoon dingbats), Straw Hat, Where Are You, Plant On Lawn, The Innocent Face, Beat of Drum, ASDFA, Creamy Butter, Monster Rock, Plumbing, Mexicano Chili Sauce, Air Show (bubblegum face), This Is True, Fresh Mint, Laser Gun, My Game, Black Mamba, Drako Heart, Children Stories, Play The Game (with a McDonald's M), Let it be, Everlasting Song, Logotype, Blessing Son, Wino Sutarmin Kadir, Bad Boy, Bold and Blue, Quantum (sci-fi face), Oceanography, Elementary, Sailorman, Heart And Love, High Thin Light, Vintage Postcard (spurred), The Bartender (spurred), Inside The Boxes (rhombic type), Herbalism, Happy Home (lava lamp typeface), Wave Zone, Market Leader, The Monkey, Engine Power, Gamer, Story Telling (lava lamp typeface), High Flagship, Back to Nature, The Quick Motorcross (bilined, caps only, with a McDonalds M), Fisherman (lava lamp typeface), Step Forward, King of Pirate (art nouveau caps), Heritage, High in Love, Thin Decorative (spurred typeface), Little Cowboy, What The Fun, Aha Experience, Glitch (pixel face), Portable.
Typefaces from 2014: Enjoy The Show (bubblegum font), Right Power, Xerxes, Selamat Hari Raya, Sincere Heart, Thermometer, My Angle (fat script), Restaurant, Life is font, Material Science, Wave Zone, Everything is a test, The kind of feeling, The President, Blue Ocean, Heavy Metal Gaze, Air-Planet, FOREST-THING (a black poster font), Here-Comes-The-Sun, VICE-VERSA, Wajah-mu-Malaikat, The Miracle, Over The Sky, Eternal Love, Under Stand, Lets Get It On, Salute, Please Forgive Me, Forest Jump. Dayak Shield, Golden Bar (piano key stencil face), Life To Find, Make Peace, Rocket Brothers, Space Truckin, Silver Knight, Zeppelin, Banana Split, Funny Sport, Material Science, Cinta Adalah Perhatian, Love is Attention, Philosophy, Swampthing, Something, Great Job, I Love You, Baby Metal, Millenium 3, White Sock, Liberate, Life Is Font, Chasing Tail, Listening, Sghining Pearl, Hall of Fame, The Good Life, Funky Claw, Pretty Clever, Breath, Continue, Eyes Believer, Samurai Sword, About, God is Watching us, Smile at face, Guitar Rumble, Si Cantik, She is Beautiful, Joker Shoes, Welcome to the jungle (brush face), Maximum High Tension, First Love, Great Heart, Computer Robot, Question of Science, Book Shelves, Billy The Kid (Western font), Times New Romance, Techno Capture, Chemistry, City Shine, Samurai and Blade, Hexagonal.
Typefaces from 2015: Kingdom of Heart, Smart Talk, Take On Me, Symbolism, The Happiness, Dark Empire, Space of Time, Game Robot, Made in Indonesia, Morning Sunshine (art deco), Gravity Relationships, All About Love, City of Rock, Dear Baby, My Pleasure, Dear Lovely, Drea Reality, Charming Prince, Warehouse Project (geometric solids), Stone Rock, Script Machine, Pray Boy, Copy Paste, Baby Cuttie, Treasure Island, Impulse of Heart (fat rounded stencil), Extraordinary Craft, Brand New Colony (connected script), Digital Handmade, Learning, Aero Glass, Rainbow In Love, Catatan Harian, Sky Liner, A Lot of Love, Take Me Home, Shake It Off, Everything More, Qualified Good, We are the Word, Tshirt, Valuable, Weknow, Metal Kingdom, Phytoplankton, Kissing The Rain, Sunset Beach, Jazz Music, Dear Lovely, Dream Reality, My Pleasure. [Google] [MyFonts] [More] ⦿
Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the ornamental caps typeface Relics of Sailendra (2012). This typeface is a modification of Baskerville Old Style, with the flesh of the glyphs replaced by elements that are based on decorations found on some temples of the Sailendra dynasty. [Google] [More] ⦿
During her studies in Tangerang, Indonesia, in 2013, Windy Huang designed the display typeface Brahma, which borrows characteristics from the art of Wayang in Java.
Wino Sutarmin Kadir
Work Ins Studio
Malang, Indonesia-based studio run by Boy Moch Tomi. Their typefaces include Queen Seal (2015), Variane Script (2015, free), and Korath Black (2015, spurred Victorian font). Graphicriver link. Fontspace link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Indonesian designer of the quaint decorative typefaces Cosmic Kerecsen 3D (2014) and Arklys Gaidrian 3D (2014). In 2015, Pungky created Choconuts (a creamy script). Creative Market link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Yandi Adi Prasetya
Yandi Adi Prasetya (Yandi Designs, Kediri, East Java, Indonesia) designed the decorative hand-crafted typefaces Happy Ending (2015), Sweety Donut (2015, with African textures), Godong (2015) and Algae (2015). Creative Market link. Behance link. [Google] [More] ⦿
Yohanes Merci is a student in Universitas Multimedia Nusantara in Jakarta, Indonesia. Behance link.
Zeune Ink Foundry
Tangerangscheweg, Indonesia-based multimedia artist, b. 1980. He created the circle-based experimental geometric typeface MDRS-FD01 (2009).