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Alessandro (Alex) Segalini

Freelance Italian graphic designer, b. near Piacenza, 1976, who graduated with an M.S. in Industrial Design in 2004 from the Politechnic of Milan with a thesis entitled Ernesto Hemingway: una font tra letteratura e tipografia: a font between literature and typography. In it, he describes his typeface Ernesto Hemingway. At ATypI 2005 in Helsinki, he spoke about that same typeface. Initially, he worked in Rome, with interests extending across linguistics, book design, information design, calligraphy, lettering, visual identities, and designing with multiple languages. In 2005, he took a position as graphic design instructor at the Department of Graphic Design of Bilkent University (Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey). In 2007, he took a position at the Izmir University of Economics in Izmir, Turkey. In 2010 he co-founded ISType, a lecture and workshop series devoted to encouraging typographic literacy in Turkey. Presently he teaches typography and type design at Texas State University, School of Art & Design. He is the typographer and graphic designer for Contra Mundum Press (CMP), a boutique publisher based in New York and Paris that specializes in world literature and other genres.

He created these typefaces:

  • A like Animals (2003). Also called A di Animali, this is an experimental typeface done together with illustrator Anna Donadelli.
  • 5G (2002). Handwriting.
  • Custom types: Guia Script (2006, for Gelati Carte d'Or Algida), Guia Script Greek (2006), Quintag (2002, handwriting), Forno (2004, hand-printed), Dolce (2005, a swift brush typeface for Barilla), Unione (2005, for a bank), Pacioli (2005, for Accademia Editoriale in Rome), and Phoebus (custom sailing boat vinyl lettering).
  • Limerick was designed in 2006 together with Marek Brzozowski.
  • In 2009, Segalini published Hemingway Pro, a commercial 9-style sans display family, available from Red Rooster. Hemingway Deco Initials is free though. Hemingway was inspired by the prize-winning novel The Old Man and the Sea (1952, Ernest Miller Hemingway).

At ICTVC 2007, he spoke about 20th century Bodonians. Typophile link. Alessandro's page with hundreds of useful links. Behance link. Klingspor link. Home page. PDF file with samples of his fonts. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

All Type

Brazilian type site. Links. Museum. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Big list of font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Angst Review

Chris Dunfield's font links: 2000 links to over 150,000 fonts! Possibly one of the greatest font link sites on the web. Link died! [Google] [More]  ⦿


Heavy commercial site that offers "best of" selections. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Links to the main free font sites. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Best Free Font Resources

Links to font archives. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Best Free Fonts of 2012

Best of 2012 font list compiled by Gisele Muller. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Hungarian type links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Blue Vertigo

Font link jump site in Argentina. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Russian site with links to font archives. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Buena suerte

Font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Camilla Styrström
[manofonts (was: MillaN)]

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400 font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Commercial foundries

Creativepro.com lists the main commercial foundries. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Coron's Sources of Fonts

Dead link. Stephan Baitz's informative page about Ancient Scripts and Fonts, including fantasy fonts, alien and sci-fi fonts, Blackletter fonts, uncials, runes, symbolic fonts, Indic simulation fonts, Arabic simulation fonts (such as Caliph) and exotic fonts. Lots of links are provided as well. Fonts are displayed an can be downloaded from an archive. His page looks great too. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Creative Bloq

Compilation dated June 5, 2013, of the best 100 free fonts on the web. However, many pay fonts creeped into the list. No downloads. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Creative Index Directory of Typography

A growing list of creative professionals who specialize in typography. Sublist on type design. Sluggish pages. [Google] [More]  ⦿

CSS Blog

At this Spanish site, a list of links to the main sites that offer free fonts. Annotated preselections. [Google] [More]  ⦿

CSSclip resources

Links to typographic resources. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cynscribe Calligraphy
[Cynthia Garinther]

Calligraphy link site maintained by Cynthia Garinther in Montreal. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cynthia Garinther
[Cynscribe Calligraphy]

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[Rodolphe Milan]

Useful French archive with nice categories such as Cartoons, Horror, Tech, Fantasy, Script, Symbols, Famous fonts, pixel fonts, typewriter, Gothic. It has grown to be the number one site in the world for publishing new free fonts. All designers are clearly identified, and all font information is easily accessible. Links. About 10000 fonts now, with monthly additions. Newest stuff. Links to all designers. All pre-October 2009 fonts in one 660MB download file. Run by Rodolphe Milan (France, b. 1972). [Google] [More]  ⦿

David Johnson-Davies

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Denis Roegel
[LaTex Navigator]

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Dennis' Hall of Fame

Dennis was a major contributor to a.b.f., and managed the fontplay site. He often referred to his "Hall of Fame" sites. On February 3, 2002, he finally revealed his list of five favorite font sites, all characterized by usefulness and professional quality free fonts:

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Dennis Palumbo

Original fonts as well as font links (about 1800). All fonts made by Dennis Palumbo, a writer from New York, who used to make fonts for Atari. Some fonts were free, but most are now pay fonts, it seems.

Commercial fonts: Vector 3d (1996), Flash Cards Addition (1998), Clock-Digital, Film Strip, BabyBlock, DecorativeBorders (4 fonts), OldWest, Ceramic Tile (2005), I Beam (2005), Porthole (2000), SanSerifUltra Condensed, SanSerifOutline, OldWest 3D, Brick, ZebraLumber, SerifOutline, Dalmation, Vector (4 fonts), Brick3D, OldEnglishEmbellished (1999, Fraktur), ChainLink, Fractions, SanSerif 3DShadow, Serif3D Shadow, Marquee, First Grade (lined school font), Pennant, USA States, USA Map, Piano Keyboard, Gallya Ornamented (1995), Diamond Plate (2000), Clock Digital (1997), Picket Fence (2000).

Shareware: Bobcat (2 fonts), Panther (4 fonts), Caracal Backslant (2 fonts), Lynx (4 fonts), Ocelot (4 monowidth fonts), Cheetah (2 fonts), Serval (2002), Puma (2000, 4 weights), Ceramic Tile (2005), Film Font (2006), One Stroke (2007, octagonal, hairline), Gallya (2008).

The list of his fonts: Baby Block Brick, Brick 3D, Ceramic Tile, Chain Link, Clock - Digital, Dalmation, Decorative Borders, Decorative Borders 2, Decorative Borders 3, Decorative Borders 4, Diamond Plate, Filmfont, FilmStrip, First Grade, Flash Cards - Addition, Fractions, Gallya, Gallya Ornamented, Highway Broken Line, I Beam, Marquee, Old English Embellished, Old English Embellished Bold, Old English Embellished Bold Italic, Old English Embellished Italic, Old West, Old West 3D, One Stroke, Pennant, Piano Keyboard, Picket Fence, Porthole, PVC Pipe, San Serif 3D Shadow, San Serif Outline, San Serif Ultra Condensed, San Serif Ultra Condensed Bold, Serif 3D Shadow, Serif Outline, Vector, Vector 3D, Vector Bold, Vector Bold Italic, Vector Italic, PVC Pipe, USA Map, USA States, Zebra Lumber.

Klingspor link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Design Walker

Japanese site with a discussion of the main free font sites and the font managing software. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Designer Today: Free Fonts

Free font links at Designer Today. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Designing with Type
[James Craig]

Craig was the Design Director for Watson-Guptill Publications and is a member of the New York Art Directors Club, Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI), Type Directors Club (TDC), Typophiles, and a past member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). He teaches typography and design at The Cooper Union and lectures widely. Designing with Type is a growing resource for typography students and educators maintained by James Craig, author of Designing with Type: A Basic Course in Typography (1999, Watson Guptill). That book was updated to Designing with Type, 5th Edition: The Essential Guide to Typography (2006, by James Craig and Irene Korol Scala, published by Watson Guptill). Links to commercial foundries. Also check the student design subpage. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Designmodo: Free Fonts 2012

An excellent showcase of the best free fonts of 2012. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Divito Design

A collection of type resources collected in one page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dr. Web Weblog

German language page with useful font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

E Logo Design

Links about typography. [Google] [More]  ⦿


List of links to high-quality free fonts. In German. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Emma Alvarez Site

Links to many free font sites. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Fantastic site with descriptions of many of the funkiest foundries. Type links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

European Type Design Directory

Directory of European commercial foundries. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Link page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Female typedesigners

A list maintained by Tiffany Wardle and Indra Kupferschmid. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Filip deSign

Central European font links at Filip Blazek's Czech site. Great jump site for typography in general. Some links are taken from my own pages. Jump page for Polish typography. List of the special Polish characters: A, a, E and e ogonek; C, c, N, n, O, o, S, s, Z, and z acute; Lslash, lslash, Zdotaccent and zdotaccent. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Flop Design
[Kato Masashi]

Japanese site with original fonts by Kato Masashi (b. 1973), who lives in Takasaki (Gunma prefecture, Japan): Parismatch (2004), SAKUalp (2000, handwriting), Steeltype, Broadband, Hivision, Cinematime, Ultracomic, Ice Cream, Be Happy, Summer Beauty, Flyermix, Cheerscript, Breakstyle, Breakfont, Round, H-Five, Natsucomi, Long Vacation, Lovers, Breakfont (2003, graffiti style), Pokkaman, BeHappy, Natsucomi, Momolcan, Seasons Dings, Electron, Round, Lovers, FlyerMix (fifties style), CheerScript (comic book style), Hi-Five (pixel font), Summer Beauty, SummerDrive, White Day, Long Vacation, Amayadori (high contrast kana font), Fuyucomi, Icecream, Pickett, 321, Pingpong, Frontline, Ginza, Yago (nice free dings), Polaris, 321eng, 321kana, APPLE, CLIQUE, Clover (kitchen tile font, 1998), DIGI, Eneneng, Enenhira, FDalp, FDwhie, Hnoodle, Hanko (free black on white stamp font, 1998, see also here), MKCuer, MOOGIRLALP, MOOMILKKANA, Noodle, Origami, Pers, SA0kmh, SA100kmh, SA50kmh, SK0kmh, SK100kmh, SK50kmh, Template6, Tenten, Ami Font, Speedfont, Supercar, Sakura, Regoty, Shopping Famiry, Ticket, Yohic, Recording, Akachan, Wafont, Frontbit7, MusicNetwork, Yakitori (free handwriting font), Ticket, Folkdance (pixelized people), Human Building (dings of famous buildings), Bunny (free), Frontline0, Side5 (pixel font), Side6, Side7. Some pixel fonts, many techno fonts, some kana fonts, and the Japanese kids dingbat font, Folkdance. Some fonts, such as his Latin/Japano font ShoppingFamily (1998), are sold by Font Pavilion. Major Japanese free font links.

In 1999, he published the AMI screen pixel font series in Digitalogue's DPI72 package. Other commercial fonts: Pine Apple, the WM family, Cutie Girl, Astratic, PictPlasma, Minivan, Frontbit 7, Ginza, Zoological.

Free fonts as of 2007: Aiko, a 4-weight rounded sans with support for Latin and kana (see also here). Fonts made in 2007-2008: MobileDisco, AbbeyRoad-Alternative, HighwayStar, Kompakt, AbbeyRoad, Prefuse, Readymade (didone inspired by Corvinus and Giorgio).

Additions in 2009: Kanna W4, Sweet Doughnuts (rounded sans).

Fonts made between 1998 and 2008: 321, AirExpress, AirTickt, AMAYADORI, AMIFONT, APPLE, ASTRA, AYANO, BeHappy, bitneon, BORDER7, BREAKFONT, BroadBand, BUNNY, CALENDER, CheerScript, CinemaTime, CLIQUE, CLOVER, CutieGirl, Departure, DIGIT, ELECTRON, FlyerMix, FolkDance, FOLKDANCE2, FrontBit, FRONTLINE, FRONTLINE01, FUYUCOMI, GINZA, HANKO, HappyEnd, hiFive, HumanBuild, IceCream, ICHIGO, JAPON2, KAKIZOME, KEYMODE, LabLife, LongVacation, LoversMINIMONO, MKCUTTER, MOMOKAN, MooFont, MusicNet, NATSUCOMI, Nenga, Noodele, OnePiece, oneBox, Origami, ParisMatch, Pers, Pickett, PICTdings, PictPlasma, PineApple, PingPong, pokkaman, Polaris, PopStar, Puzzle, Recoya, REGO, ROUND, SAKURA, SAMACAN, Seazons, Shopping, SIDE5, SIDE51byte, SIDE6, SIDE61byte, SIDE7, SPEED, STAMPER, SteelType, SummerBeauty, SummerDrive, SuperCar, Template5, TenTen, Ticket2, UltraComic, WHITEday, Yabako, Yago, Yakitori (handwriting of Mayumi Kakegawa), Yothic, Zoological, Nippondings, Caredings, TraficSignsWLD, TraficSigns, JPN, Kamondings, Kamondings2, Kurashidings, Okonomi, FunnyFace, Hotsuma, Toyokuni, Constellation, SunnyDay, BOXdings, Machinedings, CLICKdings, Berrys, Container Box, Twinkleline, Minivan, Akachan.

Dingbats: Kurashidings, IchigoC, TraficsignsWLD, TraficsignJPN, Nenga, Kamondings2, Kamondings, Breakstyle, Pictdings, Zoological, Caredings, Clickdings, Funnyface, seasons, Pictplasma, Humanbuilding, Nippondings, Yago, Boxdings, Toyokuni, Constellation (astrological symbols), Machinedings, Hotsuma, Folkdance, Calender.

Japanaese handwriting fonts: Aiko, Haruka, Syuntaro, YUKI, Ryunosuke.

Futuristic/ geometric fonts: MobileDisco, AbbeyRoad-Alternative, HighwayStar, Kompakt, AbbeyRoad, Prefuse.

"Funny" fonts: IchigoR, Ultracomic, Amayadori, Parismatch, hanko, LongVacation, Cinamatime, Natsucomi, Okonomi, IceCream, Yakitori, Cutiegirl, Monokan Wa, Shopping, Lovers, Fuyucomi, Berrys, Akachan, Bunny, Clover, Pokkaman, Pickett, Electron.

Cool fonts: Sunnyday, HiVision AirTicket, Lablife, Flyermix, Popstar, AirExpress, Broadband, Recording, Breakfont, Frontline, Ami, Minivan, Side5, Side6, Summerdrive, Digit, Supercar, Frontline00, BeHappy, Steeltype, Onepiece, Puzzle, Astlatic, Stamper.

Download page of their free silhouette dingbat images. In 2014, they created the free art deco typeface Jazzkissa. In 2018, they published the full CJK font Soukou Mincho (by Ken Lunde and Masataka Hattori) at Fontsquirrel for free download.

Dafont link. Abstract Fonts link. Fontspace link. Direct access. Alternate URL for free stuff. And another URL. Klingspor link. Fontsquirrel link. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Japanese font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Director (or: spamgirl)

Links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Garden Links

Font Garden links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Pages

Great list of 200 font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Square

Very original font link site. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fontasy (was: Norbomat Fonts)
[Tilman Schalmey]

Fontasy.de (German) and Fontasy.org (English are exemplary free font archives brought by Tilman Schalmey from München. Subpage with useful links. Blog. List of designers. Newest additions. [Google] [More]  ⦿


A great 1000+ font archive, well-managed by "pheanix". Type 1 and TT for the PC. Support Pheanix because he was unfairly harassed by ITC's Tom Dunbar for copyright infringement. Has a great dingbats page now. Check also his low graphics page. Plus many links. dingbats-Thin however, is a carbon copy of Zapf Dingbats. Direct access. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Annotated and rated Japanese font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Ole Larsen]

Big archive (over 3000 fonts, and at least 300 dingbats and over 1200 Mac fonts), with special dingbat category. List contains great-looking fonts. An exemplary page, with the designers clearly identified (with links), and easy fast downloads. Dingbat archive. Worth a very strong bookmark. The designer and boss is Richmond, VA-based Ole Larsen. Some original dingbat fonts as well, such as BatBats, BorderCorners, BorderCorners2, BugBats, Eagles, Florals1, Florals2, FlowerOrnaments, Hole In One, PensnPencils, Pirates1, Pirates2, Rothenburg-Decorative-Normal, SeasonsGreetings, WedDing, YeeHaw. The FontFreak links are also highly recommended. New fonts. Type designers. Dafont. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Over 150 font links to original free font sites. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Jess Latham]

Type news for the font addicts, operational from 2000-2009. Not updated since March 2009. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Long list of font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fonts Anon

A club for fontaholics, that has grown into a world of its own. It has a a great annotated list of download warehouse links, a funny confessional [read Sara's story!], original fonts, utilities such as FontDreams and FontSaver, a messageboard, one of the most useful lists of links anywhere, and many pages with tips and font support. Beautifully packaged, it provides hours of comfort and stress release for all font lovers. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fonts Portal

Font link site. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fonts Source

Nice jumplist for shareware and freeware fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fonts&Things: Links

Informative links list. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Font link site. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fonts.tk (was: Blam Design)

Hans Presto's site about Lettering, Comics, Handwriting, Vintage Steel pen nibs and Calligraphy. Based in Stockholm. It has a subpage about stencil fonts, and includes a small stencil font archive. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fragile's Links

Font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Free Fonts--Gratis teckensnitt

Johan Holmdahl's list of links. Potentially one of the best link sites around. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Free Graphics: 08 Fonts

Good annotated list of free font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gentoo Linux portage tree

Links to free Linux font packages. [Google] [More]  ⦿


1000 font links! [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gilles Pegel

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Goudy Center links

Links on typography in general. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Graham Williams
[The TeX Catalogue Online]

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Hans Presto

Comic book font links by Stockholm's Hans Presto. Has many other useful links too. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Home Room

Japanese font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Huub Koch

An essay about teaching typographic literacy by Huub Koch. It also has a list of type links. [Google] [More]  ⦿


"Guru" link sites. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[David Johnson-Davies]

Font identifier based on answering questions. A great initiative of David Johnson-Davies [Human-Computer Interface, Cambridge, UK], it currently contains information about most major type libraries, including Adobe, Agfa-Monotype, Bitstream, Elsner+Flake, Font Bureau, FontFont, ITC, Linotype, P22, and URW++, and is undergoing continuous development. Interview. Free fonts listing. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Link site for free fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿


200 font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Japanese font site links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

James Craig
[Designing with Type]

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Jean-Pierre Lacroux

Jean-Pierre Lacroux (1947-2002) had a wonderfully informative site with tons of useful links, many to French sources, and many concerned weith orthotypography. Subpages: Bibliography on pens, paper and writing. Bibliography on ancient and modern typography. Sadly, on November 12, 2002, Lacroux passed away. His pages remain on the web, a testimony to the many hearts he touched with his kindness. A tribute entitled Typographique tombeau de Jean-Pierre Lacroux (148 pages, 2003, PDF file) was published under the editorship of Thierry Bouche and Éric Angelini. Look for Lacroux's principle: the minimal typographic quality of a text is inversely proportional to its literary value. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jess Latham

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Jumbo Fonts

Font links, nicely grouped. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Kaaya's links to font sites in Japan. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Karsten Lücke
[KLTF (Karsten Lücke Type Faces)]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Kato Masashi
[Flop Design]

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KLTF (Karsten Lücke Type Faces)
[Karsten Lücke]

KLTF stands for Karsten Lücke Type Faces. It was established in 2005 in Datteln, Germany. Karsten is the talented German designer of the medieval text family Litteratra, which won an award at the TDC2 2001 competition (Type Directors Club). Karsten is from Datteln and studied communications design in Essen, finishing there in 2002. He worked at Steidl Publishers in Goettingen from 2004 to 2005. In 2005, he joined the type coop Village.

Other designs by Karsten include KLTF Tiptoe (2005, a bold and black headline family), and KLTF Grotext (2007, an elliptical family in 7 styles).

Co-designer with John Hudson, Alice Savoie and Paul Hanslow of Brill (2011), Brill Greek (2021), Brill Cyrillic (2021) and Brill Latin (2021). This classic text typeface family was a winner at the TDC 2013 competition. Client: Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Great OpenType link and discussion page. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

LaTex Navigator
[Denis Roegel]

Denis Roegel's grand site about fonts and LaTex. This will take months to fully explore and absorb. If you visit only one TEX site in your life, this must be the one. Alternate URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Argentinian links place. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Macintosh Type Resources

Mac font jump page. Useful subpages with links. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

manofonts (was: MillaN)
[Camilla Styrström]

Original creations by Camilla "MillaN" Styrstrom (from Borlange, Sweden) include Bumling (grunge), Off, Plattmask, MorinPack, Daggmask, SandCaps, Dubbel (sketched font), Knapp, Splump, Ahnberg (grunge outline), AhnbergHand, and Skrotfont (grunge outline as well). Most fonts were made ca. 1997. She had a big list of font links. Well-done pages!

Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mark Jamra
[Type Culture]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿


Links to font and software downloads, often via Rapidshare or Filefactory. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Martijn van Katwijk's fast download links

Nice collection of fast download links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mary Forrest's Free Font Fiesta

A general archive and a lot of links to other font pages kept by Mary Forrest. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Links to interesting type sites and events. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Michael Brandt
[The Evolution of Type]

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Microsoft: typography page

Start page for typography at Microsoft. Not updated since 2010. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Microsoft's list of foundries

This is a great source, maintained by Simon Daniels! [Google] [More]  ⦿

Microsoft's list of freeware--shareware sites

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Blog-formatted free font link site. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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Naldz Graphics: 50 Top Sites for Free Font Downloads

Here is that list as of March 2009: dafont.com, 1001freefonts.com, urbanfonts.com, fontstock.net, gmkfreefonts.com, highfonts.com, fontshop.com, pimpmyfonts.com, webpagepublicity.com, acidfonts.com, fontparadise.com, coffeecup.com, fontcubes.com, typenow.net, fonts101.com, searchfreefonts.com, freemacfonts.com, freefonts.co.in, simplythebest.net, dailyfreefonts.com, pickfonts.com, fortunecity.com, graffitifonts.net, showfont.net, bestfreefonts.com, getfreefonts.com, languagegeek.com, fontspace.com, adigitaldreamer.com, liquidfonts.com, fontfox.com, abstractfonts.com, eknp.com, wantedfonts.com, fontica.com, fontfiles.com, wonderfonts.com, philsfonts.com, identifont.com, fontation.com, fontcenter.com, fontreactor.com, fontmenu.com, a-zfonts.com, fontriver.com, fontmagic.com, fontarchive.com, onlyfreefonts.com, fonts500.com, fontutopia.com. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nelson Beebe

Nelson Beebe's "Notes on fonts". Useful starting page of links. Has subpages on font names, Unicode, fonts in TEX. [Google] [More]  ⦿


List of links to good free fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nick Sherman

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Northern European Languages and Fonts

Great links page on Old English, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, Celtic and Germanic. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ole Larsen

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Free font links (in Japanese). [Google] [More]  ⦿


About 200 links to free font sites. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pedro Reis Amado

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Page of 250 font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Planète Typographie

Jean-Christophe Loubet del Bayle's web site on typography. In French. Besides articles, there are also useful type links. Old pages. Temps typographiques. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Point Central

French typographical non-profit organization, run by Guillaume-Ulrich Chifflot, but now off-line. It had sections entiteled "Font user's guide', "Anatomy of a font", "Bibliography", "Intro to wood type" (Stephen O. Saxe, 1983), "Font-making tutorial". [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rodolphe Milan

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Rudy's Fonts

Font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rukas Gediminas

Lithuanian designer of the sans family SwissLit (1991). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Shinobu's links to font sites in Japan. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Simon Foster Design

Links to free typefaces. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Mokokoma Mokhonoana]

South African type and web design jump page organized by Mokokoma Mokhonoana. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Font link site located in South Africa. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Nick Sherman]

A net web site by Nick Sherman, which shows oversized specimen of fonts with links to MyFonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Startkabel Lettertype

Font links: font-related sites in the Netherlands. [Google] [More]  ⦿

TFA Type Foundries Archive

Listing of the main commercial type foundries in the world. Their top ten at the end of 2012: b+p swiss typefaces, Colophon Foundry, Commercial Type, Grilli Type, Klim Type Foundry, MilieuGrotesque, Optimo, RP Digital Type Foundry, Typotheque, Village. By 2021, they featured about 350 foundries, mainly from Europe and the Americas. For example, there are only four foundries from Russia, six from Japan and one from Indonesia. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The AnswerSleuth's Fonts

Results of a web engine brought to you in a preprocessed manner. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Evolution of Type
[Michael Brandt]

History of type. Type glossary. Links. Site maintained by Michael Brandt and Oriana Anholt of mediumbold. Old URL.

Micael Brandt is also the author of The Evolution of Type. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Final Font Directory

Links to free fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Latex Font Catalogue

A great annotated and categorized list of fonts that TeX enthusiasts will appreciate. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Linguist List

Edited by James Yuells, this site offers links for foreign typography and phonetic fonts. Very helpful! They also have free phonetic fonts for the Mac, a Cree font (TTF for PC), and the SIL-IPA fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The NetPlace

Typography links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Rank

Rated links to free and commercial font sites. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The TeX Catalogue Online
[Graham Williams]

Description of most TeX packages by ozzie Graham Williams. Unbelievably useful! Tons of links. The link file alone is 747K, jam-packed with information. Master list of links related to TeX, metafont, fonts for TeX, and utilities for TeX. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Thomas Hovel Software

Lots of links to free font sites. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tilman Schalmey
[Fontasy (was: Norbomat Fonts)]

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Links page for font and design resources. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Travels in the pointless forest

Pilla Tsun's list of links to free fonts, lovingly updated several times per month. Also contains a great list of commercial and non-commercial font links. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tripwire Magazine

Large list of links to free fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tripwire Magazine: 100.000+ Free Fonts Mega Compilation

Links to thousands of fonts, and a discussion of the main font sites [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tripwire Magazine: 60+ Typography&Font Mega Toolbox

A discussion and listing of the main font creation and font management tools in 2009. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Gilles Pegel]

Foundry and type information site launched in Brussels in January 2005 by Sacha Rein and Gilles Pegel, two guys born in Luxembourg. Gilles created the Elite and Butter Unsalted typefaces (2005), and Sacha designed Aldo (2004). Both graduated in 2005 from the ERG (Ecole de Recherche Graphique Brussels). The stitching font Pharma (2005, Gilles Pegel) is free: it consists of subfonts PharmaCare and PharmaPicto. In 2012, they published the free squarely-spaced Monolithos. Links to foundries.

Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tutorial Blog

List of links to free fonts, with commentary. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Type Culture
[Mark Jamra]

Advertised as Mark Jamra's Portland, ME-based digital type foundry and an academic resource. There is an extremely useful research directory, a great jump point for learning about type and its history. The site also has useful articles such as Jamra's article on optical image support and his article on form and proportion in a typeface. Mark Jamra (b. 1956) lives in Portland, Maine, where he designs type and teaches letterform and graphic design at the Maine College of Art. He did postgraduate work at the Basel School of Design, Switzerland, 1980-83, then worked for URW in Hamburg (where he lived for 12 years), and set up Jamra Design there. He left Germany in 1995. Fonts by Jamra:

View Mark Jamra's typefaces. Brief bio. Speaker at ATypI 2006 in Lisbon. FontShop link. Speaker at ATypI 2018 in Antwerp on the topic of a multi-script type system for Africa. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Type Porn

Type link page. [Google] [More]  ⦿


The team at Typecache consists of Taro Yumiba (an interactive designer/editor), Akira1975, Shohei Itoh (engineer), Shinsuke Okamoto (engineer), and James Chae. They write: Typecache.com is an online index for type foundries and font sellers, and showcases their collections of type. As typographic literacy grows, the site will hopefully be a useful resource for designers, art directors, and type enthusiasts.

Useful subpages: Helvetica alternatives. DIN alternatives. Rounded blunt-cornered fonts.

Direct link to the news. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Pedro Reis Amado]

Deactivated on November 26, 2009. Pedro Amado (Portugal) ran Typeforge, a collaborative open source type design project named after Fontforge, the free editor that is the editor of choice here. This project grew out of Livetype. Amado is working on Typeforge Gothic (2006), a full U&lc Grotesque Sans 1 Axis Multiple Master based on 1898 Berthold's Azkidenz Grotesk and 1905 ATF's Franklin Gothic typefaces. Paulo Silva is working on a typeface called NewBodonesque. An experimental font, PS2 (by "JLM", 2006) is also being developed. Great ex-page of links on typography. Speaker at ATypI 2010 in Dublin. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Unsure what this is. The International Type Index is a free project from a non-profit organisation. The objective is to build a searchable database of all fonts from all foundries, from all the world, to the benefit of both users AND authors. As a non-profit project, TypeIndex.org is 100% user-built : the font database grows through submission of missing foundries, fonts, and reviews. Well, there you have it. There is type news, a type handbook, downloads of free fonts, links to commercial fonts, and a type museum. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Great list of annotated type links. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Pages with links for beginners in typography. Nicely put together. The basics. [Google] [More]  ⦿


List of links to typefoundries at Typophile. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Typophile: Free Font FAQ

A useful list of free fonts, but the surrounding text should be ignored: Most of the sites below are run by type designers or foundries, and they tend to offer a few dozen fonts at most. Why doesn't this page list the huge freeware websites? Take a quick look at those sites and you'll see that the fonts there are of variable quality, with not many that are good for professional design work. But even more important, many of the type designs are clearly copied from other people's work. To be fair, mixed in with the knockoffs are thousands of original fonts made by amateurs who just love type. But the lack of oversight-anyone can upload-and the confusing way that those sites mix the bad with the good, makes it hard for us to recommend them. (In the end, those sites need no help; a Google search quickly turns them up.) Below, legitimate free fonts offered by the people who created them. Huh? The silent implication is that non-foundry type is not legitimate? And that foundry type is. Cloning has been practiced by both communities with equal success, but only one of the two communities asks money for it, and only one tells the world that the other one is no good. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Typophile links

Links to everything in the type universe. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Unstage lists the best free fonts for designers. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Websitetips.com (or: SK Designs)

Great links page to many things, including pixel fonts, educational fonts, font editors and font managers. Run by Shirley Kaiser. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Wiki Foundries

List of (mostly commercial) foundries compiled at Typophile.com. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Witty Sparks: Free font links

Links to free font sotes with good standards, provided in 2009 by Witty Sparks:

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