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Aan Kurniawan
[AK Desain]

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ABCinfy.com

Font generation service located in Mumbai, India. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Abigail Pesta
[Nice Web Type]

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Abstract Type Design
[Patrick Durr]

Free TrueType fonts by Patrick Durr: Bird, Dill, Confused Root (1998), China Town, Fart Bubble (bubbles spilling from letters), Grubby, Irish Jig, Crazy Cock, Grudge, Smog, YardSale, Punker, kcirtap.

Patrick makes (made?) your handwriting font and any doodlefont of your choice for 10 USD. Send him a zipped scan of your handwriting by email.

The original page seems to have disappeared but the fonts are available at TypOasis. Some fonts downloadable at the FontFreak archive.

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

Achille Nzoda

Creator of Musicos Variant Comics (2012, hand-printed, intended for comics) and Achille Nzoda (2012, hand-printed). Handwriting font service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Acufonts (or: George's Music)

Pages no longer found. Signature/logo font service (70 USD per font). Download a free Halloween font and some free music fonts (George's Music): bagpipe, tin whistle, tablature. Based in Prince George, British Columbia. The fonts Recorder and Whistle can be found here. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Adam Ladd

Graphic designer in Cincinnati, OH. FontStructor, who made the octagonal typeface Ladd Block (2011). MyFonts link. His commercial typefaces include Cut Block (2012: white-on-black sketched letters), Tape Back (2012), Inked Balterm (2011, a monoline hand-drawn sans with ball terminals added in) and Inked Classic (2011, blackboard bold).

Free typefaces from 2015: Poster Cut, Poster Line.

Typefaces from 2016: Oilvare (an 18-style layered font family), Cheddar Gothic (hand-crafted letterpress emulation family).

Typefaces from 2017: Neato Serif (followed in 2018 by Neato Serif Rough), Highest Praise (brush script), Citrus Gothic, Bakerie (42 hand-drawn typefaces), Trailmade, Farmhand (Farmhand is a textured, hand drawn, condensed font family featuring serif, sans, inline, italic, and extras styles suited for display titling), Garlic Salt, Likely (brush script), Likely Sans, Active (an upright brush script).

Typefaces from 2018: Cheddar Gothic Sans Two, Botany, Braisetto (connected signature font). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Agung Syaifudin

Aka Vuuuds. Denpasar, Indonesia-based designer of these typefaces in 2018: Muster Script, Stylish Script, Georgia Script.

Typefaces from 2017: Bianca (signature font), Lisbeth Script, Wilder Script, Kalisa (signature font), The Bloom, Earnis, Mient, Styler, Erily Script, Miyuki (calligraphic), Mussie, Kesley Script, Faust Script, Recolter (a stunning poster typeface), Caities, Emily (script), Roth, Hukster, Rovist Script, Renith (connected script).

Typefaces from 2016: Hulleva, Callet, Theos Script, Void (rounded sans), Lemonia, Revel (script), First Text (primitive script), Magical Script, Mauret Script (calligraphic), Rosgart (a signature font), Plore (experimental sans), Murtics (a signature font), Infister (minimalist modernist sans), Beafust, Astter (calligraphic script), Humos (connected school script), Hullist (connected handwriting), Happy Tum, Little Bite (children's book font), Millace (calligraphic script), Grafter (connected signage font), Elgard (brush script), Flotus (calligraphic), Pitter (fat finger font), Scripter (formal calligraphic style), Muffet (connected monoline script), Waltus Script (calligraphic and connected), Feruci, Evertype, Breital Script, Castellia, Enough Script, Rollfunk, Hottuf, Staiger (script), Fintype, Themost Script (calligraphic), Fuster Script.

In 2015, he made the brush script typefaces Mauvet Rios, Reusk (a great informal calligraphic typeface), Mostter (calligraphic script), Foldeck (a rounded monoline sans), Quickfox, Serffost, Hurgey, Gothup, Gullick, Wilfur Script and Barkless, the hairline script font Catties, the fine hand-drawn poster font Monofor, the hand-crafted connected script fonts Wellone, Anter Script, Cindelia, Ruffest and Perston, the handpainted Emillyne, Herlock, Forsa, the calligraphic font Herfume (loaded with alternates), the hand-crafted font family Latype (Brush, Hand, Script, Serif, Condensed, Sans, Extras), the brush typefaces Nufertum (a great medieval travel log script), Nufertum Sans, Northline, Stokebridge, Fouyers Script, Heiger Script and Wayback, and of the handwriting font Allegate. He also designed Bubble Tea, Whalerig, Klasdot, Hello June, Retro Board, London Train, Rope&Bag, Strip Box, Yellow Jelly, Wide West, Funky Disco, Fat Burger, Sweet Lollipop, Dance Club, Crazy Type, Avicelyns (a connected script), Blackyard (a monoline connected script), Nanoline Icons which contains 2061 icons divided into 30+ categories: symbol, weather, building, financial & shopping, user, emoticon, hand gesture, medicine, body parts, image, audio, video, music, charts, map, security, document, furniture, kitchen, drink, fruit, food, chat, email, tools, text, communication, business, time, science, laundry, zodiac, kids, energy, animal, clouds, transportation).

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AK Desain
[Aan Kurniawan]

Makassar, Indonesia-based designer of these typefaces in 2017: Gaja Hidoep, Crashand, Blank (sci-fi), Fontolo (poster sans), Teratur (trekkie font), Hallows (pointy Halloween typeface), The Future, Legend, Asman Script, Trying Brush.

Typefaces from 2018: Irisan, Boya (minimalist rounded sans), Lonjong, Akur, Tebal, Lhove, Bunga, Grand Pix (art deco), Balle (thn sans), Tulisan (signature font). Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Aktab Studio

Aktab Studio (Bandung, Indonesia) designed the signage script typeface Asiyah (2016) and the script typefaces Pamega (2016) and Allema (2016).

Typefaces from 2017: Alistair (signature font), Lysandra (script), Freeday Script (monoline and connected), Freeday Sans. Creative Market link. Dafont link. Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alexander Walter
[Alexander Walter Handwriting]

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Alexander Walter Handwriting
[Alexander Walter]

Alexander Walter (Middletwon, NJ) makes your custom handwriting font for $99. The fonts and/or signatures are slightly randomized. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alfiyan

Aka Logo Labs. Tangerang, Indonesia-based designer of the signage typeface Ready For Fashion (2016), Swag Marker (2017), and the techno typeface Hermes (2017).

In 2018, he designed the free script typeface Billie Harley and the signature font family Sam & Sally. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alpha Design

Chinese studio that made the Latin script typefaces Agile Script (2015), Belle Script (2015), Lovepen (2015, connected), Smooth handwriting (2015), Caligraphy (2015), Golf (2015), Fancy Signature (2015), Vina (2015, fashion mag headline sans) and Candy Sticks (2014). In 2015, they made Sickle Blade, Bigoo, Bubble (display type), Pipe (art deco), Shuimu (hand-printed typeface), Begade (display type), Guilloches (a textured wavy op-art decorative typeface), Pio, Graffito (a painted graffiti font), Dome (a thin techno sans), and Hemiyong (a script typeface).

Typefaces from 2016: Dorae Script, Agile Script, Happly Script (connected), Quick Script.

Typefaces from 2017: Notetail Script, BrushWork, Alisa Serif (swashy), Wedding Script, Jasmine Script, Signature. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ana Parracho

Paris-based Portuguese designer (b. 1990) of the free old typewriter typeface Ana's Rusty Typewriter (2013) and the sans typeface Squiggly Asta (2013). In 2014, she made Night Still Comes, a serif typeface family in four styles, Candlebright (blackletter), Mystery Typewriter, Strangeways, and Calling Cards (sans). In 2015, she created the informal typefaces Rough Notes and Chalk Marks. In 2016, she designed the connected script typeface Better Phoenix, the brushed typeface Strange Ways, and the soft blackletter typeface Candlebright. Typefaces from 2017: Reckless (thick brush), Bloxhall (art deco titling sans), Night Still Comes Lite, Delirium (brush style), Blue Fires, Unexpected Typewriter, Wild Creatures (brush script), A Pompadour (11 styles, from retro sans to display), Night Wind Set.

Typefaces from 2018: Landslide, Bellevue (brush), BigRiver (+Script), Farewell Angelina, Landslide, Siren Song, Something Exquisite (signature font).

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

Andrew Hunt
[Quantum Enterprises]

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Andrew Martin
[Thumbnail Designs]

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Andy Cruz
[House Industries]

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Andy Krahling
[Sunwalk Designs]

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Anke Arnold
[Anke Art]

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Anke Art
[Anke Arnold]

Wernau (was: Wendlingen), Germany-based Anke Arnold's free fonts: aa QWERTZ-Tasten (2012: German keyboard font), aa Halftone (2012: texture face), aa Tafelschrift (2012, school font), Car Go Frame (2011), Car-Go Plain (2011, modeled after German license plate lettering), Typo Garden (2010, alphadings), 80er Teenie Demo (2009), Acki Preschool (2009), Just Another Stamp (2009), Firlefanz (2009, curly letters), Pixelstitch (2006), AnkeHand (2003), Hole-Hearted (2003, Gill Sans with hearts), KRITZEL (scratchy pen), MilkyWay, FrightNight, Eminenz (2002), Scribble, Skribus, Why, TooLazyToPractice, XXX, CheapInkkilledmyPrinter, Storch (alphadings), Alexandras-Stempelkasten, Anatevka-Caps, BulletMix, Catwalk, Duke, Dukeplus (2000, blackletter), Riddleprint, Anke-Print, AnkeCalligraph, Titanic, Wasser, butterbrotpapier, distracted-musician, dyslexic, manko, quixotic, verrutscht, zladdi, barcoded, BulletMix2, CAR-GO-2, Fortunaschwein (nice curly script; no punctuation or numbers), Round, BigBrothers&Sisters, BoringLesson, CrimesceneAfterimage, Incognitype (old typewriter), Jenna'sPopsicles, Japanese Brush (1996), Knuffig (2000), MonkyBusiness, Olympia2000, Samba, Dandelion, Kritzel (2003, scratchy hand), Krystal (2000, snow simulation typeface based on Gill Sans), Nervous, ParryHotter (2001, a Harry Potter blackletter face), Pffft, Tschiroki, Heart2Heart (heart alphadings), Anke Sans.

English page. For 10DM (5 USD), Anke will make your handwriting into a font! Alternate URL. Dafont link. Another link. Open Font Library link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Annie de la Vega

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

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

Anton Cahyono
[Motokiwo]

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AQR Typeface
[Azra Qaireen]

Medan, Indonesia-based designer of the calligraphic typefaces Andara Script (2016) and Sareeka Script (2016). In 2017, Azra designed Sensational (a signature script), Asyiela (calligraphic script), Kaktoes (signage script), Blackout (vintage signage script), Adreena Script, Zaheera, Lanara Script and Nazeefa Script (free at Dafont).

Typefaces from 2018: Outside Collection, Nicole White.

Fontspace link (for free downloads). You Work For Them link (for commercial downloads). Dafont link. Creative Market link. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Architext Inc

Bar codes, MICR, signatures, logos. Located in San Antonio, TX. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ardyana Putra
[Ardyana Types]

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Ardyana Types
[Ardyana Putra]

Bali-based designer (b. 1989) of First Script (2017) and Hamilton (2018, a signature script). Old Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Arief Setyo Wahyudi
[Typia Nesia]

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Aring Typeface
[Måns Grebäck]

Måns Grebäck (Aring Typeface, Örebro, Sweden) is a prolific Swedish designer (b. Lindesberg, Sweden, 1990), who lives in Borlänge, Sweden. Måns Grebäck has a bachelor's degree in graphic design from the University of Dalarna (2012). In 2010, he went commercial, and started selling fonts through MyFonts. In 2011 he started Mawns Design. In 2013, that was renamed to Aring Typeface. In 2011 he already had over seven million downloads of his fonts, which were featured at websites such as Dafont and Myfonts. He also does custom type work. His typefaces, both free and commercial:

View Mans Grebäck's typefaces.

Abstract Fonts link. Fontspace link. MyFonts link. Another URL. Dafont link. Klingspor link. Buy fonts directly from Måns Grebäck. Old URL. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

ArtistMike.com

ArtistMike (real name unknown) designed Komica Halftone, Shaded Art Brush, Animal Letters, Gargoyle 11, YellowSub&Dings, Mickey Letters, Mickey Dings, Mickey Mouse Dings&Letters 3.0, Rooster Font, Scary Clowns, School Dings, PinUps, Scrolls Dings, MC Borders, MC Pinup, SandDaisy, ScaryClowns, Donald&Dings, ArtistMike.Orniments12, Sun Dingbats. Get the fonts by email. Logo to font and signature to font conversion service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Astigmatic One Eye
[Brian J. Bonislawsky]

Astigmatic One Eye (AOE) has lots of nice original fonts by Brian J. Bonislawsky (b. 1973, Pittsburgh, PA). Many are free, others are not. AOE joined Font Brothers Inc in 2006. Brian Bonislawsky currently lives in Las Vegas, NV.

Fontsquirrel link. Dafont link. Fontspace link.

A partial list of the AOE fonts made in 2011: Engagement (2011, a free brush script at Google Web Fonts), Fascinate (2011, an art deco typeface at Google Web Fonts; +Inline), Original Surfer (2011, a free Google Web Font inspired by a vintage advertisement for the "California Cliffs Caravan Park"), Smokum (2011, a Western / Italian face), Yellowtail (2011, signage face), Redressed (2011), Special Elite (2011, free typewriter face), Aclonica (2011).

Typefaces from 2008 or before: Horseplay AOE (2008, Western style), Cake and Sodomy AOE (2008), Good Eatin AOE (2008), Paradiso AOE (2008, inspired by logotype of the Paris Resort and Casino in Las Vegas), Montelago AOE (2007, a script inspired by the logotype of the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas), Jack Chain AOE (2007), Henhouse (2007), Schnitzle (2007), Luxurian AOE (2007, inspired by the logo of the Luxor Hotel&Casino in Las Vegas), Digital Disco AOE (2007), Mighty Tuxedo AOE (2007), Makeshift AOE (2007), Clarity AOE (2007, slab serif headline; + grungy version), Red Pigtails AOE (2007), Run Tron 1983 (2002), Eyeliner AOE (2006, Tekton-like), Mother Hen (2007), Gloversville (2007, comic book style), Mighty Tuxedo AOE (2007, condensed sans), Quick Handle AOE (2007), Surfing Bird (2007), Hydrogen (2004), Hardliner (2004, fifties diner style), Big Ruckus (2004), SS Antique No. 5 (2004), Europa Twin (2003), EuroMachina (2003, techno), Lord Rat (2003: papercut sans), Love Anxiety (2003), BuzzSaw (2003), Skullbearer (2003, skull dingbats), Beatnick Blue (2002), Geisha Boy (2002), Mardi Party (2002), Midcrime (2002), Ocovilla (2002), Ruthless (2002), Saltie Doggie (2002), Whiskers (2002), Royal Gothic, Family, Eggit, Jericho, Wild Monkeys (2002), 5FingeredGothSW, AlienArgonautAOE, AlphaMackAOE, AmphibiPrint, AngiomaAOE, AntiChristSuperstar, AntiChristSuperstarSW, AstigmaSolid, BigLimboAOE, BigLimbodOutAOE, BoneRollAOE, BoneRollAOEBold, BoundAOE, BrailleAOE, BulletBallsAOE, ButterflyChromosome, ButterflyChromosomeAOE, ButtonButton, ButtonButtonAOE, CType, CTypeAOE, CelticLionAOE-Bold, CelticLionAOE-BoldItalic, CelticLionAOE-Italic, CelticLionAOE, CharailleAOE, ChickenScratch, ChickenScratchAOE, ClunkerAOE, ClunkerAOE-Bold, CropBats, CropBatsAOE, CropBatsIIAOE, DarkNightAOE, DeadGrit, DeliveryMatrixAOE, DetourAOE, DigitalDiscoAOE, DigitalDiscoAOEOblique, DingleBerries, DoggyPrintAOE, DraxLumaAOE, DungeonKeeperII, DungeonKeeperIIBold, DungeonKeeperIIItalic, EggItAOE, EggitAOE-Italic, EggitOutlineAOE, ElectricHermes, ElectricHermesAOE, ElectricHermesAOECharge, FearAOE, FilthAOE, FishyPrintAOEOne, FishyPrintOneAOE, FishyPrintTwoAOE, FutharkAOE, FutharkAOEInline, FutharkAOEInline, GateKeeperAOE, Ghoulish Fright AOE (2006), GlagoliticAOE (1999, grungy glagolitic), GorgonCocoonAOE, Gotik, GreyAlienSW, HAL9000AOE, HAL9000AOEBold, HAL9000AOEBoldItalic, HAL9000AOEItalic, HandageAOE, HandageAOEBold, HauntAOE, HybridLCDAOE, IDSupernovaSW, IslanderAOE, JokerWildAOE, KillMeCraig, KillMeCraigAOE, Kinderfeld, KittyPrint, KittyPrintAOE, Kornucopia, KornucopiaAOE, LinusFace, LinusFaceAOE, LinusPlayAOE, LinusPlaySW, Lochen, LovesickAOE, Manson, MasterPlan, Mervale Script (2012: a brushy script based on the 1940's Fawcett Publications Mary Marvel comic), Microbe, MooCowSW, MotherlodeLoadedAOE-Italic, MotherlodeLoadedAOE, MotherlodeStrippedAOE-Italic, MotherlodeStrippedAOE, MysterioSWTrial, NightmareAOE, OrnaMental, Pantera, PapaManoAOE, PenicillinAOE (described as a bacterial stencil typeface), PixelGantryAOE, PixelGantryAOEBold, PixelGantryAOEBoldItalic, PixelGantryAOEHeavy, PixelGantryAOEHeavyItalic, PixelGantryAOEItalic, PixelGantryHiliteAOE, PixelGantryHiliteAOEItalic, PoppyAOE, PoseidonAOE, Prick, QuiltedAOE, QuiltedAOEBlack, QuiltedTrial, RippleCrumb, RippleCrumbUltraCon, ROCKY, ROCKYAOE, RustedMachineSW, SSExpAntiqueAOE, Schizm, Schrill, SchrillAOE, SchrillAOEOblique, Scrawn, ScrawnAOE, ScrawnCyrAOE, ScrawnKOI8AOE, ScrewedAOE, ScrewedAOEOblique, ScrewedSW, SeaweedFireAOE, SenthAOE, ShampooSW, ShottyTransferTrial, SkinnerAOE, SlurCrumb, SpatCrumb, SpikeCrumbGeiger, SpikeCrumbSwizzle, SpikeCrumbSwollen, SteelcapRubbingTrial, StruckSW, StrutterAOE, SunspotsAOE, SurferComicTrial, TRANSHUMANALPHABET10, TRANSHUMANKATAKANA20, TannarinAOE, TannarinAOEOblique, TibetanBeefgardenAOE, TibetanBeefgardenAOE, TouristTrapAOE, TransponderAOE, TransponderGridAOE, UglyStickAOE, VanguardIIIAOE-Bold, VanguardIIIAOE-BoldOblique, VanguardIIIAOE-Oblique, VanguardIIIAOE, Ventilate, VentilateAOE, Y2KPopMuzikAOE, Y2KPopMuzikOutlineAOE, YoungItchAOE, ZeichensSW, ZenoPotionAOE, Zombie, BeatnikBlueAOE, BeatnikBlueFillAOE, GeishaBoyAOE, MardiPartyAOE, MindCrimeAOE, OcovillaAOE, PolynesianTouristAOE, RuthlessAOE, SaltyDoggieAOE, SpruceAOE, WhiskersAOE-Oblique, WhiskersAOE, WhiskersAltCapsAOE-Oblique, WhiskersAltCapsAOE (2002), Habitual, Automatic (techno), Bitrux, Filth (an eerie brush script), Cake&Sodomy, Gulag, Bad Comp, Detour, Alien Argonaut, Dark Night, GateKeeper (Halloween font), Gargamel Smurf, Invocation, Neuntotter, Geisha Boy, Saratoga Slim, Gobe, Stingwire, Lavatype, Tapehead, Islander, Clunker, Digelectric, Gargamel, Krulo-Tag, Krelesanta, SurferComic, Bound, Culture Vulture, Intruder, Cavalier, Anoxia, Synchrounous (IBM logo style lettering), Luna, Data Error, Lunokhod, Jericho. There are many techno and gothic fonts. Kill Me Craig is the first 26 death scene dingbat font (scenes by Craig Dowsett). KittyPrint takes the LinusFace font concept to more realistic cat head dingbats. Krelesanta (not free) is a funky font inspired by the band Kreamy Electric Santa. The free ButtonButton is useful for making buttons. Lovesick AOE is a scrawly, lovelorn typeface, i's dotted with hearts. Strutter AOE is based on the KISS logo. Senth AOR is a runic font. Charaille is one of the many dot matrix fonts. Cavalero is inspired by the logotype of the Chevy Cavalier.

At Bitstream in 2001, AOE published Cavalero, Stingwire and Tannarin. And in 2002, he published the comic book font Big Limbo, Euro Machina BT and Islander there. Bio at Bitstream.

In 2005, Bonislawsky and Sandler realeased 500 fonts, via Bitstream and MyFonts, under the label Breaking The Norm.

In 2006, Astigmatic published their typewriter collection, which includes Military Document, Bank Statement, State Evidence Small Caps, State Evidence, Urgent telegram, Library Report, Overdrawn Account, Customs Paperwork, Incoming Fax and Office Memorandum.

From the bio and various pieces of information, one is led to believe that Brian was born in Poland, and now lives in Miami, but that may be wrong.

In 2010, he placed a free font at the Google Directory, Syncopate. Along the same lines, we find the derived square serif typeface Stint Ultra Condensed (2011, Google Web Fonts) and Stint Ultra Expanded (2012).

In 2011, several other typefaces followed there, like Ultra (fat didone), Maiden Orange, Special Elite, Just Another Hand, Crushed, Luckiest Guy (comic book face), Aclonica, Redressed, Montezuma (a curly connected upright script), Devonshire (brush script), Fondamento (calligraphic lettering), Yellowatil (connected retro script), Righteous (free at Google Web Fonts: inspired by the all capitals letterforms from the deco posters of Hungarian artist Robert Berény for Modiano), Ribeye and Ribeye Marrow> (cartoon and/or tattoo style lettering---free at Google Web Fonts), Spicy Rice (2011, free festive display typeface at Google Web Fonts).

Contributions in 2012: Marcellus (2012, Trajan, flared roman), Eagle Lake (a free calligraphic font at Google Web Fonts), Uncial Antiqua, Jim Nightshade (2012, free at Google web fonts), Dynalight (2012, a retro script inspired by a vintage luggage tag for the Southern Pacific 4449 Daylight steam locomotive), Yesteryear (a retro script loosely based on the title screen from the 1942 film The Palm Beach Story), Parisienne (Google Web Fonts: casual connected script based on a 1960s ad for bras), Shojumaru (Google Web Fonts: an oriental simulation typeface inspired by a poster for the Marlon Brando movie Sayonara), Berkshire Swash (Google Web Fonts), Audiowide (Google Web Fonts), Romanesco (Google Web Fonts: a narrow calligraphic style), Galindo (Google Web Fonts), Oregano (Google Web Fonts: based on cartoon style lettering of calligrapher and logo designer Rand Holub. This style of hand lettering adorned many retro brochures and advertisements of the late 40's through the 1960's), Peralta (Google Web Fonts: an Egyptian comic book face), Eagle Lake (Google Web Fonts: calligraphic), McLaren (Google Web Fonts: comic book style alphabet), Freckle Face, Hanalei Fill, Hanalei [Polynesian bamboo or tiki lettering], Purple Purse, Margarine, Risque, Clicker Script [image], Stalemate [a gracious script, by Jim Lyles for AOE], Mouse Memoirs, Quintessential [Google Web Fonts: chancery hand], Bigelow Rules, Englebert [Google Web Fonts: from the title screen of the 1930's film titled Der blue Engel, starring Marlene Dietrich], Sacramento [Google Web Fonts: connected script].

Typefaces from 2013: Freckle Face (grunge), Grand Hotel, Purple Purse (Purple Purse draws its inspiration from a vintage Ivory Soap ad from the 1950's. Somewhat of a cross between Bodoni and Pixie, this font finds that it never truly takes itself seriously).

Stiggy & Sands is the American typefoundry of Brian Bonislawsky and Jim Lyles, est. 2013. Their first commercial typefaces, all jointly designed, are Luckiest Guy Pro (a fat comic book font based on vintage 1950s ads) and Marcellus Pro (a flared roman inscriptional typeface with both upper and lower case, originally published in 2012 by Astigmatic).

Typefaces from 2014: Franken Jr AOE Pro (inspired by the title screen from the 1966 Hanna Barbera cartoon Frankenstein Jr), Good Eatin Pro AOE (inspired by the title screen from the 1942 Warner Bros. cartoon Dog Tired), Ghostkid AOE Pro (comic letter style).

Typefaces from 2015: Shanks Antique 5 AOE (after the newspaper typeface Memorial (1865, Stevens, Shanks & Sons)), Reliquaire AOE (a somber blackletter typeface inspired by Memorial (1881, Boston Type Foundry)).

Typefaces from 2016: Mailuna Pro AOE (a gothic sans), Kentish AOE Pro (art deco). Reardon AOE (a digitization of a film typeface called Joyce Black by LetterGraphics), Berkmire AOE (1970s style robot-inspired techno font), Blackheath Pro AOE (this typeface started as a digitization of a film typeface called Roberts Square by LetterGraphics), Delaware Pro AOE (art deco), Rutland AOE (a futuristic font that is a digitization of a film typeface called Maccaro by LetterGraphics). In 2016, Brian J. Bonislawasky and Jim Lyles published the rugged octagonal mega typeface family Tradesman at Grype. In 2017, they added the art deco typeface Cowling Sans AOE (which is based on alphabet from "Lettering for Commercial Purposes" by Wm. Hugh Gordon). In 2018, they published the letterpress emulation typeface Prison Pro, Pink Sangria (50s style movie font), Manic Tambourine, Motenacity (a Martian cartoon font), the old typewriter font Office Memorandum Pro, and the Flintstone font Strongman.

View Astigmatic's typeface library. View the typefaces made by Brian Bonislawsky.

Fontsquirrel link. Dafont link. Fontspace link. Creative Market link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

AtomicType

Company based in Sussex, UK, active ca. 2001: AtomicType is a distributor of the International TypeFounders library and CD-ROMs. Founded in 1995, ITF's goal is to provide a unique opportunity for the world's best independent small type foundries and typeface designers to display and distribute their fonts. Over 10,000 typefaces are available. Also some custom design work. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Aulia Rahman
[Showup Typefoundry]

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Azra Qaireen
[AQR Typeface]

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Aztek Signature Fonts

Signature and logo fonts made at 32USD per font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bald Creative (was: Asry Lab)

Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of these calligraphic typefaces in 2017: Letty Script, Ferdreges Script, Risalah (signature font), Dullan Script, Alangkah Script.

Typefaces from 2018: Alleka Script, Badeuk, Dakotta, Khasanah. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bang Toyib
[Eldertype Studio]

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Bangkit Tri Setiadi
[Blankids]

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Bay-Link Computer Service

Custom signature fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Beni Pantona
[MissinkLab Studio]

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Bezier Design Limited

Designers of freeware fonts such as Beniolo. Affiliated with Camrose House in Pembroke, UK. Custom font design by Ian Smith. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bijitec

I quote: The Handwriting People from Bijitec Pte Ltd has just released a free beta version handwriting software for Win CE PDAs. Named BijiWriter for CE, it is a multi-purpose software for P/PC, H/PC, H/PC Pro and Pocket PC. Powered by Biji Technology (a pending patent), BijiWriter for CE is not a handwriting recognition software. Thus you can draw any picture/symbols or write in any form, style or characters. It is especially useful for users who write ideograms such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean etc. The text you have written is saved using less storage space than image file through achieving a high compression ratio. You can also edit/cut/copy and paste your handwritten text. It is great for taking notes or shorthand on your PDA. BijiWriter also comes in Windows version. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bill Moseley

Bill's handwriting font (BillSW) is free. He also offers to create custom fonts from your handwriting for 15 USD. Link died. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Blankids
[Bangkit Tri Setiadi]

Nengtak, Bangunjiwo, Kasian, Bantul, Semarang and Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1991) of Marchell (2017: copperplate calligraphic script), Bluesky (2017), Kallisa Script (2017: brush), Blandes (2017: brushed signage font), Slender (2017: signature font), Wildcats (2017: vintage signage font), Alentine (2017, brush style), Black Django (2017), Rockaboy (2017, signage), Raidand (2017, brush signage script) and Conjure (2017, Victorian).

Typefaces from 2018: Old Finlander (Victorain), Black Drama (a free Victorian typeface), Blackjack (sign painter font). Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

BOOKNET
[Wolfgang Reifarth]

Free Booknet Architekt and BOOKNETFeather1 truetype fonts TTF by Wolfgang Reifarth from Kelkheim, Germany. Also a handwriting truetype font service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Borys Liechti

Swiss type designer from Interlaken who offers one beautiful free script font of his own hand, Excellentia (2005), and, earlier, of Excellentia in Excelsis (2000). For 100 Swiss Francs, he will make your handwriting into a font. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Boyan Nurdiansyah
[Pana Type and Studio]

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Brian J. Bonislawsky
[Astigmatic One Eye]

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B.W. Lee
[STAR Retrieval Systems]

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ByHand

Commercial software from Sagittal Software Company in Brookline, MA. As they explain: "The ByHand Calligraphy and Handwriting Editor for Windows, a fully-functioning wordprocessor for calligraphy or your own personal handwriting. ByHand does not use or create new fonts. It is based on the new SagittalScript technology that draws characters exactly the way you do. It looks like human handwriting because it is human handwriting." [Google] [More]  ⦿

Calligraphics Signature System

"The Professional Automated Signature Management System is a computer software/hardware solution to the repetitious and tedious task of individually signing mass mailings." [Google] [More]  ⦿

Calligraphy Designs by Julia

Julia has a calligraphy service in New York City. She also seems to have some calligraphic and other handwriting fonts, and makes custom handwriting type. Font names on her site: Iva, Ethan, Beverly, Zachary, Laura, Pearl, Keifer. [Google] [More]  ⦿

CanDoo Creative Concepts

Jim Lynch's font services in Toronto: signatures, new fonts, enhancements, customized products. [Google] [More]  ⦿

cd-tec

German handwriting font service: a truetype font of your writing costs 9.90 Euro. [Google] [More]  ⦿

cd-tec digital font

10 Euro handwriting font service, not unlike Fontifier. Download a form (PC only), scan it as a gif, and email it back. Your truetype font will be emailed back. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Celebrity Fontz
[Jose Jimenez]

Specializing in celebrity signature fonts, this Arcadia, CA-based foundry (est. 2008) is run by Jose Jimenez (b. Costa Mesa, CA, 1963). MyFonts link. It sells the following typefaces: Nursery Rhyme Initials (2004), Hire Me (2009), American Presidents (2008: a collection of all 44 U.S. Presidential signatures including Barack Obama), Signers of the Declaration of Independence (2008: a collection of all 56 signers of America's Declaration of Indepdendence).

In 2009, they added Tough Dude (childish handwriting), Western Americana (famous signatures), and Coulant Classique (calligraphic).

In 2010, he created a mix of calligraphy and brush in Classic Cool, as well as an ordinary hand-printed Wet Pussycat, and the all caps typefaces Snowflake Drop Caps, Crumpled Parchment (grunge), Mauro Poggi Ornamental Caps, and Flowery Drop Caps. Lil'Punk (2010) is a grungy hand-printed face. 20th Century German (2010), Maurice Dufrene Initials (2010, art nouveau) and Sassa Mixed (2010, inspired by Swiss art from 1939) are ornamental caps typefaces.

First Ladies (2011) consists of signatures of first ladies. Parisian Ornamentals (2011) is an ornamental shadow caps typeface modeled after an alleged 1810 design by J. Gillé [ahem, Gillé died in 1789...]. Other 2011 designs: Landscape Alphabet, Hollywood Stars (signatures), American Revolution (signatures), American Authors.

In 2012, he published Cartoon Characters Vol. 1, Medieval Times (illuminated caps), Pretzel Dough, Cats (alphadings), Bellflower (Victorian caps), Florid Renaissance (floriated caps), Victorian Ornamentals, Griffith Initials, Mother's Hand, Art Deco Flowery Initials (which are Victorian or art nouveau, and not really art deco in my view), Santerini Initials (inspired by Italian hand-etched designs dating back to 1839), 19th Century American Initials (art nouveau ornamental caps), Godfrey Sykes Initials (inspired by the decorations of Godfrey Sykes, whose work was greatly influenced by that of Raphael and Michelangelo), Alphabet of Death (a series of Northern-Renaissance-style woodcut letters based on the work of Hans Holbein the Younger), Lombardia Illuminata (Lombardic ornamental capitals), Straight Angles, Body Art (silhouettes), Italian Gothic (a full set of decorative initials inspired by 16th-century Italian calligrapher Giovanni Battista Palatino), Letters And Lace (ornamental caps), 26 Flowers (floriated drop caps), Brushwork (oriental brush face), Sfondo Fiorito (flourished caps).

Typefaces from 2013: English Monarchs (signatures of British monarchs), Kitchen Utensils (ornamental caps), Devilish, Papillon Woodcuts (a digital revival of an ornate alphabet by French engraver Jean-Michel Papillon dating back to 1760).

Typefaces from 2015: Kids at Play (ornamental caps).

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Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson: handwriting service based in Houston. 50USD per font. Have your handwriting converted into a Macintosh or Windows font for $50 US. Sample TrueType fonts can be downloaded: Jeffrey, Jill, Lisa, Patricia and Steve. Service may have been discontinued. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Chank Fonts (or: Chank Store, or: Chank Diesel))
[Charles R. Anderson]

Born in Edmonton in 1969, Chank works out of the north-east corner of Minneapolis. Chank Diesel is a famous and prolific designer, type designer, busy-body and mentor. His Chank Foundry in Minnesota was started in 1992. Free fonts sub-page. Chank Diesel is Charles Andermack in the NY Times and Charles R. Anderson, b. Edmonton, 1970, elsewhere. Chank Fonts was run with Heidi Olmack ("El Mack de los Toros"). Earlier notices in his typefaces refer to CAKE Publications (2401 University Ave. NE, Mpls, MN 55418), Chank Foo, Schmopyright, and Exploding (PO Box 90100, San Diego, CA 92169). Bio by Susan Froyd. See also here or here or here or here. Handwriting font service for 95USD. 95 USD Go font Yourself font service based on filling out a form. Piece on Chank in the MinnPost.

Chank became a popular and colorful figure who said this about himself: I like to drink a lot, and would like to think I'm known for it. Several of my fonts were inspired by booze, and I like to encourage other people to drink more, too. My best font is called Liquorstore.

A partial list of his typefaces:

  • 200proofmoonshineremix.
  • A: Adrianna (2004, a sans family), Anger-Prerelease, Asswipe, AsswipeDeluxxe, AztecPezRegular, Adrianna Extended (2005), Aguas Frescas, Ammonia.
  • B: BabOonjaZzbaSsoOn, Ballers Delight (2007, free), Bell Martellus (2006, a Carolongian script family designed with Bill Moran of Blinc Publishing for the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota: Bell Martellus was derived from a book published in 1475 by Henricus Martellus entitled Liber Insularum), Bastard, Bawdy (T-26), Birthday Girl, Blinkers, Bonehead, Brainhead, Bric-A-Brac BV (2002), Bridie, Brieincarnation, ButtplugTaft, B Complex, Badoni, Boochie&Snoochie (T-26, by by Khai Pham&Chank Diesel), Billsville, Blazedale, BlincType Letterpress Fontpak (2004, commercial: Gideon, Golgotha, Gomorrah, Goshen, Hamilton Offset, Player Piano, Prospect Modern and Sodom), Braingelt (gothic), Brimley, Brubecks Cube (2004), Buckethead.
  • C: Carima (2002), Cheesewiddler, Chicken, ChickenBonus, Chrysler Electric (2007, fifties style connected script), Chumley (2002, first grade handwriting), Cleptomania, CrotchlessTeddyRoosevelt, CurbDog (by Matthew Desmond), Cookie Dough (2002), Chaloops (2005, comic book face), Chankbats (2001, +Objects, +Critters, +Flowers, +Flakes), Chauncy (ChauncyDecaf, ChauncyFatty, ChauncyPerkins, ChauncySnowman; this popular series from 1996-1998 is the first font family Chank ever made based on his own handwriting), Chauncy Pro, Chippewa Falls (2005), Chub, Chunder (1996, T-26), Cocaine, Coffeedance, Collateral Damage, Corndog, Coronette (2006, slab serif), Cosmic (1996), Couchlover, Cowboy Rhumbahut (2000, Matt Frost), Crusti, Crusti Wac.
  • D: DickwhippedLincoln, DongCasual, Duesenberg (T-26, by Jamie Nazaroff), Dutch-Oven, Dutch-Treat, Darling Nikki, Dekapot (2007), Destructive Decisions (2013, a foggy font), Drunk Cowboy, Dry Cowboy (2006, Tuscan).
  • E: Easterbuns (2008, Ascender Corp: a signage face), EatpooChubby, EatpooSkinny, EatpooTall [note: the latter three fonts were renamed Eatwell], Evergreen, Eatwell, El Hombre, Evolve (2015: video game font co-designed with Turtle Rock Studios).
  • F: Fatthinfog, Flutterby (2006, free), Fornicator, Fucker, Fastlab (by David Cushman), Fosho (2014), Fridayluck, FriskyFlakes (2004).
  • G: The Gemini Type Fontpack (2015: GT-Adrianna DemiBold GT-Adrianna Bold, GT-Adrianna ExtraBold, GT-Fairbanks, GT-Forward Thinking, GT-Hydropower ExtraCondensed, GT-Kegger, GT-Shopaganda, GT-Shopaganda Condensed, GT-Timeless Geometric. These fonts aaare optimized for use as exterior cast-metal signage in bronze or aluminum in collaboration with Gemini, a family-owned industry leader in the wholesale manufacture of dimensional letters, logo and plaques based in Cannon Falls, MN), Girl77, Glovebox, Goshen, Groovies-Normal, GFY Handwriting Fontpak, GFY Handwriting Fontpak 2, Gobbler. The GFY Handwriting Fontpak (2002-2005) is a collection of 21 fresh handwriting fonts in OpenType format for Macintosh or Windows. Contains the following fonts: GFY AuntSusan, GFY Brutus, GFY HeySteve, GFY JacksBluePrint, GFY Jeanna, GFY Josie, GFY Kersti, GFY Kimberly, GFY Loopy, GFY Marcie, GFY Mancini, GFY Michael, GFY Palmer, GFY Peggy, GFY Pollak, GFY Shue, GFY Ralston, GFY Sidney, GFY Sonya, GFY Thornesmith, and GFY Woodward. His DFY Handwriting Fontpak 2 (2008) contains GFY Artie, GFY Bobby, GFY Bobbys Kid, GFY Bracco, GFY Butcher, GFY Carmela, GFY Christopha, GFY Clarice, GFY Erin B, GFY Father Mike, GFY Finn, GFY Furio, GFY Georgio, GFY Janice, GFY Junior, GFY Madre, GFY Meadow, GFY Paulie, GFY Syl, GFY Tina, GFY Tony, GFY Uncle Junior, GFY Vito.
  • H: Halebopp, Harvester 3D (2008), HelveticaInaHamper, Hermenaut, HieronymousBoschian, HipstersDelight, HooskerDont, HooskerDoo, Hoover, Hystrix, HystrixHystrax, HystrixHystraxBordex, HystrixHystraxSleestax, HUGS (2005, comic book style), Hilde Sharp.
  • I: Imastar, IndustrialSchizophrenic, Isotope, Instructor.
  • J: Javatronic (retro), JawboxChanky, Jawbreaker, Jeffersonofabitch, Johnson, Jingles (with Mike Cina), Jawbox.
  • K: Kat Walk (geometric sans), Keester Black (2002), Kaiser, KlippyDingbats, Kraftwerk, KraftwerkNarrow, Kroozr, Kwikfont, Kegger (2007, a collegiate lettering face), Kazootie, King George (2003, ransom note font).
  • L: Lambretta, Lambrettista, Laundrette, LemonadeSpeedster (retro), Limonata (2016, a display family, co-designed with Nicollazzi Xiong), Liquor 3D, Liquorstore Bold and Bolder (2017: stackable, layerable), Luncheonette, Laundry, Lavaman, Liquorstore (1997, a squarish face; since 2005 also in OT as Liquorstore 3D).
  • M: Mars (2007), Marcusia, Metolurgy2typeindexcom, Mikrokoszmo, MisterFrisky, MisterLincoln, Mister Twiggy (woodsy design), Monko-Blocky, MC Auto (2002), McKraken, Mantisboy, Mars (2007, a custom family for Mars Inc), Millesime, Mingler (MinglerNipsy, MinglerRitzy, MinglerTipsy), Miss AmyLynn (2008, based upon the handwriting of the former Miss Kentucky, Amy Lynn Brown), Mister Hand, Moonshine (Moonshine Murky).
  • N: NailedToTheCross, NapkinTheModern, Nomadic Egyptian (2005), Nomadic Sketchbook (2005, like Nomadic Egyptian, based on drawings by Kent Aldrich of the Nomadic Press), Newcastle (2005, blackletter typeface designed with Kevin Hayes), Nube, Naughties, Newercastle, Nicotine (+Jazz).
  • O: Omnivore, Oooopsie (this 1997 font is just Helvetica with some circles dropped on top of it. The Helvetica trademark and Adobe copyright notices are still in the font!), OooopsieReverse, Ooopsie, Ollivette (2008, old typewriter), Ollivette Elite (2008), Orbital, Orbus (OrbusBjorkus, OrbusMultiserif).
  • P: Panefresco (2011, 16 styles---a free sans family), PHreAkKruSty, Panzer, Paregos, PhysicsAlpha, PhysicsBeta, PlasticLasso, Player Piano (old stencil), Poker Party (2003), Polaroid22, Portastat, Prickly, ProletarianBeta, Prospect-Modern, Puckfont, Parkway, Patching Compound, Porkshop (1997, based on immigrant Manhattan signage; +PorkshopGoodluck), Professor Minty (2006-2010: spindly and gothic). R: Redherring, RhumbaHut, Ribjoint, Rubble, Ribjoint, Rosemary (2000-2001, T-26, a sign painters font).
  • S: Spooooky (2011, a custom typeface design for the 2011 Target Halloween campaign), Saltwater, Schwinger (2003, script face), Schwing Shift (2003), Shadowboxer, Shakopee, SharpieStylie, SaucyMillionaire, SooperCosmic, SpaceKrafty, Spacesuit, StarryFHope, Sundayluck, Swister (2004), GFY Santa Script (2004), Skylab, Shatner, Sunshine (2000-2001, T-26, grunge), SandraOh, Shrub (2007, grunge), Sister Frisky, Skippy Sharp, Snipple, Soccerboy (2012, a hand-drawn multiline typeface), Space Toaster, Spunkflakes (2002), Sunflower (2006, distressed typewriter), Sunshine, Swingdancer (2002, a custom connected script font first made for P. Puff Company).
  • T: Tabitha, Tacklebox, TackleboxFive, Transam, Transam03 (2003, commercial version), Thymesans, Trucker (2005), Turman Grotesk.
  • U: Ultramagnetic (by Mike Cina), UncleStinky, Urban Circus.
  • V: VenerealDisease, Venis Small Caps (2004, T-26), Venis (2000: big text family, T-26: reviewed by Hrant Papazian).
  • W: Westsac (2003), Whorn, Wichita, Woodrow, Wordy Diva (1995, based on the handwriting of Lisa Bralts).
  • W: Woodrow, Wordy Diva.
  • Y: Yearling (2000), Yellabelly.
  • Z: ZsaZsa Galore.

At Ascender: the mostly hand-printed typefaces Birthday Girl, Bleacher, Bobby Zee, Chauncy Decaf, Churros, Collateral Damage, Couchlover, Easterbuns, Loopy Fiesta, Mister Marker, Mister Twiggy, Prickly, Snowballs, Space Toaster, Tipsy, Twigdancer, Younger Than Me (2009, grunge).

Chank also has a bunch of free fonts such as Yellabelly (handwriting), Fridley, Airboy, SundayLuck, Shadowboxer, Portastat, Fridayluck, Twenty Six Snake Rumba, and Blinkers.

Interview by MyFonts in 2011.

Dafont link. Behance link. Klingspor link.

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Charles R. Anderson
[Chank Fonts (or: Chank Store, or: Chank Diesel))]

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Cheapfontgenerator
[Miley Cyrus]

There are two parts to this site which is associated with Miley Cyrus from Des Moines, IA. The first one deals with a 5 USD per font handwriting service based on templates. The other one is a free font foundry with about 80 original fonts. There is also a blog. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Christ Trek Fonts
[Tim Larson]

Tim Larson (Christ Trek Fonts) is the Minnesota-based creator of the Open Font License fonts Marapfhont (2009, inspired by the logo font of the classic 1990s game Marathon) and Squarish Sans CT (2011, in Bank Gothic style). Both fonts are free and have tons of glyphs that cover many unicode pages, including mathematical symbols, Greek, Coptic and Hebrew. It is quite possible---but I am not sure of that--that this Bank Gothic family member is the only one that has such a coverage.

Tim is working on Brampton.

He writes about Squarish Sans: Squarish Sans is not a direct clone of any Bank Gothic. I have made conscious choices to deviate from existing designs. Yet it is strongly inspired by them, of course, particularly Michael Doret's DeLuxe Gothic, in that Squarish Sans has a true lower case as well as small caps. It should fit the bill should you have need of a Bank Gothic face.

Motivation for Marapfhont came from the Marathon Trilogy game: Remember the Marathon Trilogy by Bungie Games back in the mid-1990s? If you do, you remember it's iconic logo font, Modula Tall. There are no free alternatives to Modula Tall, and the few similar fonts miss important aspects of its character. I wanted to create a typeface inspired by the appearance of Modula Tall in Marathon. The lowercase of Modula Tall didn't fit the Marathon "feel" at all, for me, so I have redesigned the miniscules, to carry the signature look throughout. Thus, Marapfhont is not a clone of Modula Tall, but may nonetheless be used to generate the "MARATHON" title.

In 2013, he finished the pixelish typeface Looks Like Spht. In 2014, Tim Larson published the free Hebrew simulation font Hananiah (2014, OFL), which is based on Ezra SIL. It also includes regular Hebrew. In 2015, he published the German expressionist typeface Abibas [Abibas is a fork/extension of Gamaliel, a blackletter by Rafael Ferran i Peralta].

Typefaces from 2016: Politics As Usual (political dingbats for the United States), Horta (an angular sci-fi typeface). Open Font Library link. Home page. Aka Christ Trekker. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Clark Riley
[Clark Riley Custom Font Design]

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Clark Riley Custom Font Design
[Clark Riley]

Custom fonts between 500 and 1000 dollars per font. Examples include Cairo (famous free dingbat font), Orchids (flower dingbat font), PhonBaskewrtown (a phonetic font), and the Recycle dingbats. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Colin Bootle

Free PostScript/TrueType fonts of your signature. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Corel Draw

A basic tutorial for creating ttf fonts with Corel Draw, by Laurie McCanna. Note that Corel Draw can export images (logos, signatures) in truetype or type 1 format. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Corien Bennink
[Corien's Handwritingfonts]

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Corien's Handwritingfonts
[Corien Bennink]

Corien Bennink (Corien's Handwritingfonts) is a Dutch portrait photographer and pencil artist, b. 1980. She lives in Diever. Corien has been making custom handwriting fonts since 2005.

Creator of the comic book / chalk board font Whiteboard (2007). She is the designer of Heroes Font (2006, hand-printed, made based on screenshots of the Heroes TV series; see also here) and House Whiteboard Font (2006). Commercial fonts include Spidery Elegance (2008), Dausby (2012, based on a secretary's hand from the 1850s), Ashby (2015, a Spencerian script), Concinnitas (2015, a neat upright hand-crafted typeface), and Deveren (2017, based on goosefeather writings from the late 1600s).

She also offers a commercial handwriting font service (40 USD), and has some free handwriting demo fonts from 2005 and 2006: Angela, Bob-H., Escribiente, Heroes-font, Kendall-j, Krusoe, Nongtung, R.-Bruce, Whiteboard, richie.

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

Corridor
[Florian Kriegner]

Linz, Austria-based designer of these typeface families, ca. 2018:

  • Dueblo Sans and Serif. Dueblo Sans is almost Peignotian.
  • Nomad Sans.
  • Ratatam Egyptienne.
  • Berto Headline (avant-garde).
  • f-Line. A signature script.
  • Slabton (slab serif).
  • Turale. A painted typeface.
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Creative Truetype Font Service

Truetype font service based in the UK: signature fonts for 29 pounds. Font matching for 39 pounds. Company logos. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Creativeqube Design
[Lucy Chugg]

Hamilton, Victoria, Australia-based designer of Torquay Hotel (2015, a great dry brush typeface), Tropical Nights Script (2015), Blitzen (2015, a scribbly outlined typeface), White Snowfall Script (2015), Third Storey (2015, +Brush, +Regular, +Marker), Twisted Willow (2015, a connected exaggerated script), Saltywaters (2015, an attractive brush script), Operation 22 (2015), Sideline Bold (2015), Sideline Hollow (2015), Juicy Brush (2015), Blushingly (2015, a brushy wedding script font), Thystle Leaf (2015), La Bambiny (2015: painted Treefrog style script), Sweet Dreamer Script (2015, children's hand), the fat brush typeface Coalface (2015) and the curly fat brush scripts Wonderlicious (2015) and Rumpledrop (2015).

Typefaces from 2016: Boltis, Tantrums, Favoured (rough brush), Goatfish, Odd Socks, Passion Fruits, Boom&Farrow, Blissfully, Snowblown (a chunky marker font), Loganberry, Roll Off, Shakeoff (dry brush), Grainger, Irish Brogue, Saltie Sea, Gorgeously You, Yellow Gold, Seriously Rad (brush font), Sorrella Script, Woodend retro, Roamfest Brush Script, Doctors Scrawl script, Needle & Thread, Rabbit Fur (brush type), Moonlit harvest, Quickly Script, Multiculture, Lusciously, Listless, Lemony Zest, Liberty & Love, Lemonade Fizzo, Illabarook Script, Humongous, Hot Chips, Going Slow, Aberfoyle Park Script, Strike One, Lovers Avenue, Glen Thompson, Sing Aloud, Berry Shortcake, Yellow Taxi, Shopwreck (dry marker font), Faithful True, Flattering, Zombie Zone, Feathertop, Jellybeans, Show+Tell, Swizzlesticks, Label Marker, Hello Journal, School Blackboard, Life+Laughter, Holiday Chaos, Silverwaves, Bjorn Rider (marker font), Affectionate Brush (crayon font).

Typefaces from 2017: Soundbound, Trescott, Tyndust Script, Wallower Script, Berry Merry, Beautiful Lights Script, Song of the River Script, Oh Mistletoe Script, Holiday Joy, Jingle Joy, Holiday Coffee Script, Cheerful Elf Script, Journey's Inn (brush), Ice Castle, Frosted Cupcake, Oh Surrender Script, Moonlight Sailing Script, Justify Brush Script (dry brush), Just Maria Script, Falling Pumpkins Script, Bright Soul Script, Blossomie Script, Joy Flight Script, Loving Saskia (watercolor brush), Blue Liquid, Lemons Soda Script, Southerner (dry brush script), Theodoria Script (tall swashy calligraphic typeface), Highline, Southfall Script (formal calligraphy), Serial Catch, Travelling Abroad, Warrenson Script, Saturday Rock, Indulgence Script, Cottage Gardens Script, Spoonfull Script, Pattersonville Script (signature font). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Creatype Studio
[Rian Rahardi]

Depok, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1979) of these script typefaces in 2018: Wakanda, Halimun, Jacklyn (signature font), Winchester (signature font), Jelytta, Bulgatti, Southampton, Little Jack. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cumberland Fontworks
[Samuel John Ross]

Game writer, game designer, graphic artist, and the creator and owner of Cumberland Games & Diversions, b. Cumberland, MD, 1971. He lived in Austin, TX, but is presently in Denver, CO. Typefaces by S. John Ross include Kentucky Fireplace (2016), Bad Guy Black (2015, an engraved currency font), Silvery Tarjay (2015), Iron and Brine (2015), Afton James (2015), Fountain Avenue (2013), Axe Handel (2013, grunge), Sans Sara (2011, geometric organic sans), Growly Grin (2011, grunge), Gelio (2011, Greek simulation family; +Pasteli), Shock Shimmy (2011), Gelio Greek Diner (2011, Greek simulation face), Rugged Ride (2010, a texture font), A Love of Thunder (2010), The Day That Love Came To Play, Unity Dances (2009), Knits and Scraps (2008), Heirany Slight (2007), Merchant Copy (2006), Hexpaper (commercial: font for printing out hex paper (for puzzles and such)), RisusLCBDingbats, RisusLCBKringlebats, TemphisSweatermonkey, HultogSnowdrift (2006), Hultog Engraved (2006), Encounter Critical, Erthe Gaming Systems (art nouveau), Tender Goliath (a heavy slab serif), Temphis Spidersilk (2005), Ten Ton Ballyhoo (2005, grunge), Vermin Magic (2005), Uneasy, Tombs of Rivulax, Almanac of the Apprentice (2005), Yemite Snow Letters (2005), Seven Miles to Heirany (2005), Bold Marker (2005), Apostate Cancer (2005), Bydee Man (2005, based on the handwriting of Austinite Brian Joseph), Uresia (2005, runic), Dragon Harbour (2005), A Kringle in Time (2004, Christmas dingbats), Vanthian Ragnarok (2004), Regal Demise (2004), Nobody Small (2004), Earwax Wit (2004), Always Joking (2004), Hill Country (2004), Barrel House (2004), Iron Lung (2004), Art Greco (2004, a stone cutter face), Powell and Geary (2004), Wolves Engraven (2003), Homespun (2003), Cup and Talon (2003), Glyphs of Hax (2003), Invader Candy (2003), Temphis Runes (2003, commercial), Temphis Laundry Marker (2012), Temphis Brick (2003), Temphis Knotwork (2003), Temphis Dirty (2005), Struck Dead (2003), Double Slug (2003), Oddbats (2003), Phaeton John (2003), Scrawlings (2003, a gothic font), FountainAvenue (2002), Pokethullu (2002), AtlasoftheMagi (2002), Skuntch (2001), Prison Walls (2002), Downtown Auto (2002), Arvigo (2002), Beccaria (2002, very old typewriter font), Cheap Seven Inches (2002), Nicotine Stains (2002), Apple Butter (2002), Merchant Copy (2006), Mexlar (2002), Eye Socket (2002), Spacedock Stencil (2001), Rutherford (2001), SPARKSScrapbook2001 (2001), Sparks ("from skeletal necromancers to doughty Dwarf warriors to Bigass Ogres to chicks with guns - and now an entire science-fiction set!"), Skull Salad (2001), The Temphis Runes (commercial rune font set), Cock Boat (2001, co-designed with Amy Miles), Marshmallow (2001, by his wife Sandra Ross), Yank (2001, handwriting, by Sandra Ross), Focal Deviance (2001), Darn Ya (2001, typefaces), Punkinhead (jack-o-lantern shaped letters), Rocket Yo-Ho (2001), Thunder Thighs (2001), Dirty Headline (2001, and Dirty Headline v2, 2012: The most successful of the Cumberland stress-fonts is an unlikely typographic hero, released as it was with huge chunks of even the basic U.S. keyboard set missing (it had no apostrophe, for example, and no smart-quotes). Why so limited? I built it for one thing and one thing only, so it only had what it needed. I never expected to see it spread across the globe on buses, TV and movie screens, book coves, web-banners, lottery tickets, signs and clothing. I also never expected it to introduce me to roller derby girls (a whole team of them!), or to hook me up with a pen-pal who means a lot to me, but it's done all those things and more.), Ninja Bootleg (2001), Face Front, Nameless Harbor, Martian Hull Markings (1999), ProtoRooftops (2001), Zarking (2001), Graalek, High Fiber (2001), LastUniform, Wolves&Ravens (2000), Wolves&Ruin (2003), Pigeon Street (2001), Gravel (2001), TheAlchemist (2001), Deco Freehand (2001), Archipelago (2001), Flagstones (commercial), Newfie (handwriting, by Sandra Ross), Hultog (2000), and Lunatic Regular (handwriting, 1999). 15 USD fontmaking service. At Apostrophic Lab in 2001, he designed FuturexApocalypse. The Temphis Runes font set is commercial.

Fontspace link. Dafont link. Klingspor link. Abstract Fonts link. Wikipedia link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Custom Cursive Handwriting Font Service by Darcy Baldwin
[Darcy Baldwin]

A 15 dollar handwriting font service by Darcy Baldwin. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cybertype (was: Western Commercial Arts Company (WCA Co))
[Kevin Simpson]

Cybertype is Kevin Simpson's web presence. He used to run a site called the Western Commercial Arts Company (WCA Co). Kevin is a freelance designer in Wokingham, East Berkshire, U.K. He used to do custom type design. His fonts include Dead Oak, Emphive, Stainless Steel, Faux, Fiftyfour, Jonathan, Optika, MrJones, Remington, Shel, Stewart, diGriz, Shel, Optika (hoowee!), Obscura (great target vision font), Swiss92, Chatham, Eadwy, Jonathan, Hoopy Frood.

Agfa-Monotype, he published Aitos (2000), a beautiful fat lettering display font. Portobello is a connected children's educational font. Kevin offers a host of type services. In 2014, he created the free bespoke typeface Red Kite for Kinetik Design.

Home page. FontShop link. Behance link. Kinetik Design link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Da Only Aan

Designer of these typefaces in 2017: Clone Line, Blitz, Genio Script, Rhythm Script, Luzhniki, Cendana, Wow, Single, Mantra, Lovable, Eruption, Finger Dance, Never Old, Bravo, Funday, Lexa Sans, Supernova, Ventura sans, Lol Signature, Frysca, Granite, Signsation, Addictive, Magic Wave, Vallent (sans), Signora, Magic Wave, Signature Talk, Alexis, Prologue, Bullet, Red Blood, Talkin Talk, Tsamina, Jealous Boy, Almost Soul Mate, Romantic Story, Alayhome Dirty, Angle Silence, Wave of Love, Sleeping Child, Move On, Hompimpa, Cheap Road, Cheerful, Stay Close, Wholess Script, Morning Painters, Slow Down Script, Empty Family, Jumping Pack, Signaspies (signature font), Private Emotion, Cubby Cheeks, Lonely, Cat Cute, Thin Man, Sheep Horn, Angelie, Aza (brush script), Wrong Way, Solid, Swirling, Slash, Child Write, Ink Scratches, Stalk, Being Lazy, Longitudinal End, Unchained, Curbside, Naura, Lay, Elastic, and Ladies Sky.

Typefaces from 2018: Dilan Signature, Syndrom, Ground (rounded sans), Glass, Flowrish (floriated), Aline (multiline), Salting (script), Sellow, Marion, Melting, Move Closer, Reflection, Cavalry, Sway Script, Chenthini, Vero, Inner, City, Break, Bat Hill. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Darcy Baldwin
[Custom Cursive Handwriting Font Service by Darcy Baldwin]

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Data Becker

Software corporation based in Düsseldorf and Needham Heights, MA. From the web page: "DATA BECKER CORPORATION (www.databecker.com) is a privately held publisher of high-quality, value-priced computer software and books for the North American retail market. DATA BECKER CORPORATION, founded in 1999, joins its associate company, DATA BECKER GmbH&Co. KG (Düsseldorf, Germany), one of the leading publishers of computer software, books, and magazines throughout Europe. Together they form a worldwide publishing powerhouse with operations in every major consumer software market." "Your Handwriting/Mi Letra/Meine Handschrift" is a 20 USD utility that lets you transform your scanned handwriting (you need a scanner though) into a handwriting font (truetype). For PCs. It can also be used to create fonts. Alternate URL (CD ROM Meine Handschrift). Alternate URL. See also here, here and here. Data Becker also sells a cheap CD with 2500 truetype fonts called Goldene Serie Schriftenpaket.

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Datascan

British font service company located in London. They have barcodes, a handwriting and signature font service, and sell all famous font families. As an example, from 1992 until 1994, they made Garamond-No-100-Bold, Garamond-No-100-Italic, Garamond-No-100, Garamond-No-49-Bold-Italic, Garamond-No-49-Bold, Garamond-No-49-Italic, Garamond-No-49. One source claims that this Garamond family was made by Compugraphic and that Datascan merely changed the name in the font information field. Maybe that is the way its collection grew so mysteriously and quickly to thousands of fonts. And here is the beauty: each font is priced at 320 US dollars for a single user. There are 30,000 fonts listed. Their collection, on paper, can be had for 9.6 million US dollars. For five users, cost doubles. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dave Fenwick
[Signature Software (or: Vletter Inc.)]

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David Fleming Nalle
[Scriptorium (Ragnarok Press, Fontcraft)]

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David Radisic
[Dr. Adept]

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David Uebel

Austrian designer of a few signature / handwriting fonts of famous people. These include Franz Kafka (2009, handwriting; made with Fontcapture) and Hillary (2015, after Hillary Clinton). Home page. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Deduk Suandana
[Made Deduk]

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deFaced fonts (was Synergistic Designs)
[Stanley Roland Frantz]

Free and commercial original fonts in all formats by Stanley Roland Frantz from Santa Barbara, CA: Smelted, Sketched Out, Marko, LousyMarker, Pointy, Caligula, Penmanship Bminus, DingleBerries, Marky Marker, Stan'sHand, Kartoone, Sketchy (nice), Princess Lulu, Flak Jacket, Marked Up, Dreadlox, Alphamouse, Big Bottoms, Kartoone Solid, deFaced, Dingaling, Dirty Deco, BigTime, Sinead O'Connor, I Dunno, GetThePoint, LousyMarker, TheBlob, DreadLox, DreadLox CongoBongo I (1998), DreadLox Extra (1998), DreadLox Natty Dread (1998), DreadLox Rasta (1998), Blob. Does custom font design work. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dharma Syahputra
[ETF Supply (or: TypeHaus)]

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din stil

Swedish handwriting font service. Has PC and Mac truetype handwriting font examples: Karin-Josephson, Lisa-Heine, Mikael-GustavssonRegular. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dirk Rullkötter
[Dirk Rullkötter AGD (Werbung + Design)]

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Dirk Rullkötter AGD (Werbung + Design)
[Dirk Rullkötter]

Shockwave/flash site. OK, custom type design by Dirk Rullkötter, who designed the fonts Cluster, Grime Day and Code Base. Handwriting/signature font service. Beautiful web page, but a time sink. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dirtyline Studio
[Hendra Maulia]

Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the script typefaces Humblle Rought (sic) (2015), Nirmana (2015, brush type), Cecilia Script (2015), Stay High (2015, graffiti influence), Gracias Script (2015), Bowlist (2015), Miguella Script (2015), Islander Brush (2015), Zailla Script (2015), Funkiess (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.

Typefaces from 2016: The script typefaces Tendencia, Bullstander (+Slab), Black Pearl Sans, Befolk, Wild Heart, Kick Hornet (brush style), The Beard, Drama Queen Script, Valiente Brush, Beautiful Dreams, Tropical (2016, in Brush Script, Brush, Brush Caps, Sans and Monoline styles), Rising Script, Rising Brush, Be Grateful, Sweetline, Lightening Sript, Zailla Script, Adorabelle Script, The Luxury, Harbour (brush type). In addition: Mortuguais, Black Heat (Victorian), Sweetline and Neptern (a Saul Bass style font).

Typefaces from 2017: Lindsey Smith Script (signature font), Axewell, Matchstic (retro signage), The Booster (baseball script), Cursive Script, Kindness (signage brush), Conquer (dry brush), Significant, The Boundaries (signage script), Blinded (fat brush script), Maldives Script, Mind Blowing (brush), Skywalker (brush script), Reshuffle Script.

Typefaces from 2018: Hoodson Script (signage), Emberblaze (brush font).

Behance link. Graphic River link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dondon Nillo
[Onyx Font Foundry]

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DPS: Digital Publishing Services

Includes a logo/signature font service (in German). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dr. Adept
[David Radisic]

David Radisic's font services: signature fonts, logo fonts, handwriting fonts. Custom fonts. Also web design. Great web page, by the way! Some fonts: BoxClever (free), CoffeeRing, DensLEDs, EuroSymbols, FutureSky, OutlinedOutline, RoundAndAbout. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dreamy Design

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based outfit. Vendor of ripped-off typefaces (copied with a new name). The typefaces include Victory (2018: script), Lider (2018: paperclip style), Victory (2017), Parachute (2017: monoline script), Glamour (2017: script), Simplesign (2017, brush script), Runway (2017, script), Skyline Script (2017), Legend (2017), Signtouch (2017, signature font), Dreamland Brush (2017), Signesign (2017), Crown (2017), Decor Brush Script (2017), Breeze (2017), Humorous Handwriting (2017), Divine Signature (2017), Captain Signature Brush (2017), Hunter (2017: gothic), Popular (2017), Amethyst (2017), Snow White (2017), Zaytun (2017), Blanket (2017), Piano (2017: a monoline script), Alpana (2017), Wizard (2017, script), Neptune (2016), Cloud Camp (2016), Benjamin (2016), Imagination (2016), Portfolio (2016), Miniver (2016: futuristic), Karikatur (2016), Gravity (2015), Revolution (2015), Arch (2015), California (2015, multi-lined; +AR, +AR Distressed), Sea Beach (2015), Neuron (2015: a sans and serif typeface family, +Outline), Butterfly (2015), Iron (2015), Dominion (2015), Dominion Style (2015), Electron (2015), Manama (2015), La Fontana (2015) and Valentine's Day Font (2015: an illegal copy of Calligri by Summit Type). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

DTP Software (NZ)

From New Zealand, Norbert Haley's page with free demos of Type Designer (Manfred Albracht's font editor). And a custom font design service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eben Sorkin
[Sorkin Type (was: Eyebytes)]

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Eclipse Technologies

Signature-only font service in Cary, NC; between 20 USD and 31 USD per font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eimantas Paskonis

Eimantas Paskonis is a type designer from Vilnius, Lithuania, who graduated from Vilnius College of Technology and Design. He created the fat didone typeface Magnola (2011). At the end of 2011, Magnola was renamed Magnel. It has 865 glyphs and about 200 ligatures, swashes and diacritics. Magnel Display followed in 2016.

He is working on a poster typeface called Kelmas.

Hazelnut Pro (2012) is a beautiful high-contrast rounded poster family. It seems to be a renamed version of Kelmas.

Typefaces from 2013 include the titling sans family Neris. Some free weights of Neris.

In 2015, Eimantas designed the free German expressionist typeface family Varna.

In 2017, he designed Signato, a free signature font with loads of alternates. It is based on the manuscript of the Act of Independence of Lithuania, dated 1918.

Cargocollective link. Old Cargocollective link. Klingspor link. Behance link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Eko Bimantara

Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of the free typeface Kalem Light (2016) and the free headline sans typeface Saff (2016).

In 2017 he published the calligraphic typeface Anther, the clean legible sans typeface family Syabil, which features a free weight, Syabil Book. Kecap (2017) is a creamy upright script. Musk (a modulated sans) and Musk Script (a signature font) followed at the end of 2017.

Creative Market link. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eldertype Studio
[Bang Toyib]

Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of these hand-crafted typefaces in 2018: Kilton, Dekade (brush), Britney (signature font), Alabama, Darcey Oliver, Break Beach, Bataler (vintage retro), Cantilena, Alabama (signature font), Aerodi (stencil), Ashley (signature font), Afanan (brush style), Bellada (retro brush font), Munich (sans). Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Elfring Soft Fonts
[Gary Elfring]

Gary Elfring's company in Wasco, IL, which was founded in 1979, sold many fonts in the early 1990s, often adaptations of well-known fonts. It is presently based in St. Charle, IL. Some subcategories of fonts:

  • Art Deco fonts: Baha (1992), Broad Avenue, Hafnium, Haman Bold, Narcosis Oblique, Neaten, Orange Oblique, Ramose Oblique, Totem, Zyme Oblique.
  • Bar Code fonts (Code 128, Code 39, UPC, 2/5 Inter, PostNet, EAN 8/13).
  • Script fonts: Aristocrat, Blush, ESF Elite Light, Grandam, Hotpress, Jessica, Old English, Saffron, Tech Bold, Zap Charles
  • MICR or check printing fonts, including Mic-EarthNormal (1992).
  • Display typefaces: AdrianneNormal, ApexCondensed-Oblique, BlackChanceryNormal, CoronetNormal, Dalith, ESFEliteNormal, Emir, Expiry-Oblique, Expiry, GrangeCaps-Oblique, GrangeCaps, Hafnium-Oblique, Hafnium, Harbor-Oblique, Hartebeest, Hasp, Hesitate, Jayhawk, JayhawkExpand-Oblique, JayhawkExpand, Jetty-Oblique, Jetty, Jevons-Oblique, Jevons, Jocund-Oblique, Jocund, Josephine-Oblique, Josephine, Josiah-Oblique, Josiah, Kansas-Oblique, Kansas, Kaufman, Kermis-Oblique, Kilung-Oblique, Lackey-Oblique, Lackey, Lactam-Oblique, Lactam, Langur, Lazar-Oblique, Lazar, Ligand, Liquid-Crystal, Liquid-CrystalOblique, Lunatic-Oblique, Narcosis, Nonage, OldEnglishNormal, Orange-Oblique, Orange, Pavis-Oblique, Pavis, Quintly, Rankle-Oblique, Rankle, Saccule-Oblique, Saccule, Tarunda, Totem, ZapChanceNormal, Zwieback-Oblique, Zwieback, Zyme-Oblique, Zyme. An oriental simulation face, EchoCaps (1995), is here.
  • A partial list: 226-CAI978, Aacho, Aapex, Aaron Heavy, Adrianne, Advance, Advertiser, Agency, Alien-Tongue, Alonse, Amber, Antiquarian, Antique, Antique Olive, Aristocrat, Avante, BC93Circle, Baha, Bahase, Bar Code 25, Bar Code 25 Interleaved, Bar Code 39, Bar, Bearer 25i, Big City, Black Chance, Black Chancery, Blippo, Bodoni, Broad Avenue, Broad Street, Brush, Bullet, Cal Zap Chance, Carefree, Cas Open Face, Century, Century School, Chicago, Circled Letters, CircledNumbers, Coach, Codabar, Code 128, Code 93, College, Commercial Script, Computer, Cookies, Cooper Italic, CooperBlack, CopperPlate, Coronet, Cursive Elegant, Dalith, Danley, DateLine, Deloise, Devotion, Dodge, DomCasual, Dot Matrix, EAN, ESF Deco, ESF Dingbats, ESF Elite, ESF Rounded, ESF-Elite, Earth, EchoCaps, Elegant Script, Elfring Elite, Elite, Emir, Engrave, Engraved, Expert Dingbats, Expert Elite, Expert Rounded, Expiry, Fashion, Flourish, Franzquo, Frit Qat, Fritz Quad, Friz Kat, Futena, Futura Black, Future, Garamond, Geometric Medium, Gillies, Gin and Tonic, Goudy Old Style, Grandam, GrangeCaps, Greece, Hafnium, Haman Bold, Hand Brush, Handel, Handsome, Hartebeest, Hasp, Heidelstein, Hellenic, Helv, Hesitate, Hobo, Hotpress, Illusion, Impact, Initial, Jayhawk, Jessica, Jetty, Jevons, Jocund, Josephine, Josiah, Jurassic, Kansas, Kaufman, Keys, Klefmon, LCD, Lackey, Lactam, Laguna, Langur, Lazar, Lenswith, Letter, Ligand, Liquid Crystal, Listium, MICR, Madison, MarriageScript, Micro, Microstile, Montana, Mossman, Mossy, Narcosis, Neaten, Next Trek, Nonage, OCR A, OCR B, Old English, Orange, Park Place, Park Street, Pavis, Pelicent, Penoir, PlanetEarth, Playful Print, Postal, Precidio, Prestige Elite, Query, Quintly, Ramose, Ranch, Rankle, Ransom, Revenue, Revue, Risky, Rockford, Roman, Saccule, Saffron, Salamander, Sans, Sci Fi, Script-Roundhand, Secure, Shaundow, Stensil, Tarunda, Technical, TiffBlack, Titanic, Totem, Toto, Trumpet, UPC, Umbles, Umpa, Un Gard, University, Vantrel, Vingy, Wolton, Yarnell, Zanders, Zap Chancery, Zap Dingbats, Zodiac, Zwieback, Zyme.

Dafont carries some of their free fonts, including the futuristic typeface Earth (1992). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ellinor Maria Rapp
[YOFF (or: Your Own Font; was Font Garden)]

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Emerald City Fontworks
[Steven J. Lundeen]

Run by Steven Lundeen from Seattle, ECF does customized handwriting / signature / company logo fonts, for 39 dollars per font. Shareware and freeware fonts, such as Augie, Codex, Decadence, Intimacy, Intimacy Deux, JD (1997, handwriting font), Movieola, Spanky's Bungalow (1997), Syriac, the beautiful handwriting typeface TallPaul (1997), Teen Spirit, Curtain Call, Stillframes, Birds A, Webster. ECF also makes your handwriting into a font. They offer some clipart fonts of the first quality. There are three mollusk fonts, three musical instrument fonts, three insect fonts, three reptile fonts and four mythology fonts, for example! Some of the clipart fonts are free. Handwriting fonts like j.d., Augie, Skeetch and TallPaul are well worth a try. Display freeware fonts include Crowns and Coronets (dingbats), Decadence, Intimacy, Codex and the Spanky family. Many fonts have both T1 and TT versions for both Mac and Windows. The shareware fonts are of the display type, like Moonpie, Puzzleface, Thump, Sputnyk, KingsCourt, Festus, Daddio, Chester Shag, King's Court, the Pookie family, and a knot font.

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

Emil Karl Bertell
[Fenotype]

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Emily Spadoni
[Emily Spadoni]

Plainville, Massachusetts-based Emily Spadoni (b. 1979), runs her own foundry, simply called Emily Spadoni. In 2014, she made these hand-printed typefaces: Drawing With Markers, Peanutbutter Smoothies (curly), What I Want For Christmas, Sweethearts Love Letters (curly script), Strawberry Whipped Cream, Silver Bellybutton Ring (cute curly script), Betty, Pink Ladies and Peanutbutter (a curly teatime script), Tall Tulips, Doodle Dings 1 Birds Cages.

Typefaces from 2015: Storybook, Fashionista Black, Sophia (brush script, free), Ke Aloha (Hawaiian vibe script), Fashionista (calligraphic connected script), Annabella Calligraphy Script (a great calligraphic curly wedding script typeface family), So Lovely, Velvet Berries (curly script), Butterfly Waltz Script (curly script), Secret Garden Script, Lettres Douces, Starstruck, Berrylicious, Portabello Script, Smoothie Shoppe, Sweet Peony, Margherite, Mirabella Script, Lilly Belle, Sweet Pea, Ballerina Script (curly script), Tippy Toes, Doodle Dings 2 Retro Flowers, Ralphie Brown (curly script), Because I Am Happy (hairline script), Give Me Some Sugar (a lovely boudoir-curly typeface), Dandelion Soup, Noteworthy (a connected signature script), Gardenia (+flower ornaments), Country Chic, Clementine, Daydreamer, Tickled Pink (very curly), Sugar Plums Script, Abigail Brush, Hello Sunshine Script, Ink Blossoms Script, Carried Away, and Beautiful Day.

Typefaces from 2016: Lemons Mangos Sunshine (a swashy feature-laden script), Smoothie Shoppe (free), Romantic Script, Clementine Script.

Typefaces from 2017: Dandelion Soup, Peony Blooms.

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Emily Spadoni
[Emily Spadoni]

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Enhanced Web Services

Free signature font SignatureMT (2002), as an example of a font available for 30USD at this outfit. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Erwin Denissen
[YourFonts]

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Erwin Denissen
[Font Creator]

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E-Signature Digital Graphics

Sylvie Peladeau's company in Ottawa creates custom fonts, primarily logo, handwriting and signature fonts for corporations to integrate with mail merge campaigns, office automation, fax software, and web pages. [Google] [More]  ⦿

ETF Supply (or: TypeHaus)
[Dharma Syahputra]

Or Fajar Wahyu Pribadi. Medan, Indonesia-based designer of the modern scripts Anomaly (2016, a signature script that is free at Dafont), Semesta (2016), Triani (2016) and Aidad (2016), the roundish slab serif typeface Canaal Slab (2016) and the connected monoline script typefaces Ulleel (2016) and Gomma Monoline Script (2016). Firman Suci Ananda (Medan, Indonesia) is somehow also involved in the production or advertisement of this typeface.

Volkschaft TF (2017) is a baseball script jointly designed by Firman Suci Ananda and Wahyu Pribadi.

Cofounder with Firman Suci Ananda of Tyfomono, which made the script typefaces Cartel Deux and TF The Fest, and TF Hillmark (a script typeface by Firman Suci Ananda and Wahyu Pribadi) in 2017.

Typefaces from 2018: Hurley 1967 (+Script). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

E-Typography (or: Fontz)
[Helen J. Hunt]

E-Typography specializes in symbol fonts, such as Haz Chem, Calendar 2000, Flags, Pirate Flags, Union Jack, US Army Badges, Medi Badge. Free demo fonts. Signature font service: from 60USD per signature, logos from 100USD, portrait font from 100USD. An earlier version of these pages had another freebie, the picture font Motorbikez. Everything else cost 255 USD per font. Helen J. Hunt made four handwriting fonts, Scribble Black, HJH Curled, Cabra and Cabra 2, that are not different from the hundreds that flood the internet. Her Xanon2 is slightly better. Another designer, "Mike", was working on Ace, Tankz, and Titanic. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Farul Arjianto

Aka Typefar. Jepara, Indonesia-based designer of the free fonts Royalia Signature (2018), Karam Italic (2018, brushed) and Kutoen (2018: an eerie font). Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

FastFont

ParaType's editor (for Windows) for truetype fonts made from handwriting samples. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fatih Günes
[Oldschool Designer Co (or: Design Dukkan, or: Font Art)]

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Fenotype
[Emil Karl Bertell]

Fenotype, a Finnish typefoundry, has the original (often techno) designs of Emil Bertell (b. 1983, Helsinki) and his brother Erik Bertell and wife Kea Bertell. Emil has been studying graphic design at University of Art&Industrial Design in Helsinki since 2004. He designed most of his typefaces during 2001-2004, and works as a freelance illustrator. Behance link.

Typefaces made in 2002: Disco (prismatic), Lakmus, Valimo, FUTU, Test1, Foton Torpedo, Cheaptype, Personal Computer, Copycut, Unicode 0024, HKI Metro, HKI NightLife, Digital Kauno, Fenotravels (dingbats), Tivoli, Kosmonaut, 10124, JouluFonttiFenotype, Testi, 1laitos, 1120, 0629 (2002, a kitchen tile font), 0927, 0210, FTdingsprevi, Fenotypedings#lego3, Genotype, NeoPangaia, NeoPangaia 2, Nipponblocks, Pectopah, Personalcomputer, Pouttu, Samarin (2002, athletic lettering), Unicode0024, URALphat, URALthin, URAL, URAL3d (all Latin/Cyrillic fonts with incomplete punctuation though), Automania (multiline), Copycut, Halo, 222_2003, Tantor, Letters, Rikos, Lastu, ThreeTheHardWay, Bukkake, Halo. Emil's brother Erik designed Neon (paperclip face), Mama and Mama Round (paperclip typefaces). In private email, he calls himself Carl. The foundry evolved from 2theleft.

Fonts made in 2003: Military Dingbats, 08 02 03 Fenotype, Projectsfenotype, Rock-it.

Fonts made in 2004: Scandinavian Titan white, Scandinavian Titan, Acid Test 2, Acid Test (texture typefaces), 080203, Letters11, Linja, Projects, Rock it, Simpletype. Commercial typefaces: Sapluuna, Shortcut, Transeuro-Express, Omega-Uros, Fenotype Dings, Military Dingbats, Nippon Noodle. Typefaces made in 2004: Kolari, Kolari Light, FTfaces, Twisted Ontogenesis. Alternate URL.

In 2005: RoundAbout, Nihilist Philosophy, Boogie Monster, Chunky Hunk (Western), Diy Typeface (kitchen tile style), Futuretro (stencil-like), 3TheHardWayOverrun, Pedant Dilettante, FT Rosecube, FT Blockbuster, 3TheHardWayRMX, Adios Gringo (Western face), Helsingfurt (3d oil glow face), Cream Soda (liquid), Thashed Paper Bag, Big Medium.

In 2006: Rock It Deluxe (grunge), Cassette (dingbats), Kings Garden (Japanese trees as dingbats).

MyFonts link, opened in 2009, where one can buy 080203, 3 The Hard Way Overrun, 3 The Hard Way RMX, Adios Gringo, Depth Charge, FT Helsingfurt, FT Roundabout, FT Scandinavian Titan, FT Twisted Ontogenesis, Ice Cream Soda, Kings Garden, Kolari, Nihilist Philosophy, Old Note, Rock It, November Script, and Majestic Mishmash (ransom note caps), Digital Kauno (2002, upright script), 10.12, EB Vintage Future, Fenotype Dingbats, FT Forest, FT Funghis, FT Military Dingbats, FT Weapon of Choice, Motel Xenia, URAL, Valima.

Additions in 2010: Linguine (connected script), FT Telegraph (slab serif), FT Brush, FT Industry Machine, FT Giorgio, Killer Elephant (signage), FT Supervisor (retro), FT Dead Mans Diary (scribbly), FT Grandpa Script (grunge calligraphy), FT Stamper (angular lettering), FT Tantor (fat, rounded), FT Bronson (fat display typeface with mustache dings thrown in), FT Master of Poster (bi-level display typeface with many ligatures and interlocking letters), FT Hidden Forest (tree dingbats), FT Mammoth (grotesque headline face), Rikos (futuristic), Squarendon Extra Bold (2010, a Clarendon), FT Moonshine Script (a Treefrog style face), Billboard (a hand-printed rounded caps family), EB Bellissimo Display (rounded monoline sans), Malamondo (an all caps display typeface with a large number of interlocking ligatures), Linja (2002 and 2010, a rounded ultra condensed family), Punavuori (2002 and 2010: a monoline sans family), Signor (2010, a rounded all caps family), Mrs. Lolita (connected script), Funghi Mania (mushroom dingbats), Funghi Mania Script, Darlington (very open upright connected script family), Archipelago (+Caps: an upright connected script), Tower (pieces that enable one to modularly construct towers when stacked; created as a school assignment at the University of Industrial Art&Design Helsinki in 2006), Monster (just as Tower but for monsters), Verna (informal face with ball terminals), Verner (2010, a connected script version of Verna), Verner (2010, a connected script version of Verna).

Typefaces from 2011: Pepita Script (an upright connected script with small lachrymal terminals), Pepito (its nonconnected version), Barber (upright script family), Banzai Bros (a fat caps-only signage face), Mishka (an upright connected script with tear drop terminals).

In 2012, he created Salamander Script, Taiga (connected upright script), Mercury Script (a set of upright connected script typefaces), Slim Tony (a bubblegum retro signage face) and Mercury Ornaments.

Typefaces from 2013: No. Seven (a successful brushy signage or baseball script), Alek and Alek Ornaments (an upright signage script), Voyage (a vintage script), Barracuda Script (brushy signage face), Bonbon (signage script), Bonbon Ornaments, Scaramouche (a playful connected script).

Typefaces from 2014: Larry (sturdy connected script), Silver (upright connected script), Powder Script, Peaches And Cream (creamy signage or baseball script), In and Out (a connected retro signage script), The Carpenter (a script family in the style of Mercury Script).

Typefaces from 2015: HMS Gilbert (a collection of 14 hand-crfated vintage types), Lager (a signage script family with adaptable swashes and other opentype goodies), Vanilla Shot, Journey (a smooth and elegant vintage script family of four weights and a matching ornament set, packed with alternate characters, and, in Bertell's style, perfect connections between glyphs), Tea Biscuit (signage script), Skipper, Skipper (connected script), Frost (a signage typeface that is just right, a sure award winner), Monday (sign apinting typeface).

Typefaces from 2016: Jazz Script, Fragola (sign painting font), Syrup (sign painting font), Cosmopolitan (monoline connected script), Bluebell (copperplate calligraphic script), Inkston (vernacular brush script together with the standard hand-crafted sans and text styles), Beaujolais (brush script), Black Script (a heavy signage script), Beaujolais (an organic brush script), Cold Brew (signage script), Inkheart (tattoo style).

Typefaces from 2017: Camper (monoline script, accompanied by Camper Print), Aether Rain (thin script), Thang, Big Fish, Bolton (Bolton Script and Bolton Script, and the degraded Bolton Print pack), Vodka (Slab, Sans, Pen and Brush), Poster Brush, Fresh Press (signage style), Praktika (grotesk), Praktika Rounded, Blossoms, Kitchen (sign painting brush), Letterpress Studio, Takeaway, Aether Rain, Pitcher (baseball script), Karu (a workhorse sans), Bluebell (calligraphic), Roster (signage script), Dog Days, Catsy, Alfons (in Script, Display, Sans, Serif, Tiki, Extras and Ornaments subfamilies), Cosmopolitan (monoline script and sans pair), Snooker (retro signage script), Salty (a creamy brushed signage typeface).

Typefaces from 2018: Maestri (a classical connected scrupt by Teo Tuominen and Emil Karl Bertell), Popcorn (brush script), Cherry (signage script), Goodwater, Signature Script, Kingfisher (a beer botle signage script), Sonder (brush script).

Dafont link. Behance link. Creative Market link. MyFonts interview.

View the Fenotype typeface library.

View Emil Bertell's typefaces. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Firman Suci Ananda
[Tyfo Mono (was: Ease Type, or: Cartel Deux or Koll Kolls or Arctic Co)]

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Florian Kriegner
[Corridor]

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Flycatcher Design
[Michael Gilliam]

Michael Gilliam (Flycatcher Design, Shawnee, OK) created the hand-drawn typefaces Sweetheart, Mischief, Nomad (heavy brush), Borderland, Hemingwar (poster typeface: +Stencil), Milk Stout, Billow (thick watercolor brush script), Celestial (another thick watercolor brush script), Bistro Sans & Serif (+Inline: a stackable partly sketched typeface family), Adrift, Campfire Stories (brush font family), and Flycatcher in 2015.

Typefaces from 2016: Lunar Eclipse (letters with missing pieces), Forever Summer, Twenty Nine (script font), Einstein (thin connected script), Honeycomb (connected script).

Tyopefaces from 2017: Twinkle Star, Tehika (signature script), Hearth+Home, Rockstar, Kiwi Refresher, Lushmore, Academy House (brush script), Katastrophe (connected script), Safirestone. Creative Market link. Another Creative Market link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Creator
[Erwin Denissen]

At High Logic in the Netherlands, Erwin Denissen (who is based near Utrecht) has developed a font editor called Font Creator. No type 1 support. Windows only. At some point, Font Creator switched from shareware to payware. It also added Scanahand, a Windows tool for making handwriting into a font. His CV reads: Erwin Denissen started his career as an employee at ICT Automatisering, mainly working with Delphi. About two years later he switched to Bolesian were he made a move to Java software development. When Bolesian was eaten by it's big sister Capgemini in 2001, Erwin Denissen continued to work with Java. After several successful projects, and moving from software engineer to software designer to project leader, he decided to quit his job and fully focus on his own company High-Logic, he started back in 1997 as a graduate project. As an independent software vendor, Erwin Denissen strives to continue developing new and innovative products for the world-wide typography market. Right now High-Logic has three products, a font editor, a font manager and a font generator. In March 2008 Erwin Denissen acquired MyTools.com, including 8 products. In July 2008 yourfonts.com was launched as an online font generation service. More fonts related utilities are expected soon. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Forestry
[Jeremy Vessey]

Font Forestry (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada) is yet another venture of Jeremy Vessey, this time in cooperation with his companion, Stephanie Arsenault. I assume that it too is actually based in Montreal. Established in 2017, their initial fonts include Tuesday Night (a free signature script), Mr. Quincy, Harvester (script), Fischer (rounded industrial octagonal sans), Henrik (a free letterpress emulation typeface), Quartz Grotesque, Cymbria (free weathered sans), Waves (a great caps only skyline font) and Seaport (brush script).

Typefaces from 2018: Maveryk.

Creative Market link. Behance link. Newest Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font God
[Graham Jupp]

Australian signature font service for 15USD, and handwriting font service for 40 to 50USD. One font made with this software is Grrlyfont (2002). Free fonts here include Jane Doe, John Doe and Scruffy. Other services include FontGrinder (14.95 USD font making service based on a template), and Bingdat (dingbat making service, also based on a template). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Source

Signature fonts (30 USD) and logos. Also vendor of over 13,000 fonts. Outfit run out of Knoxville, TN by "The Fontchicks". [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font Source Europe (FSE)

FSE offers services for customized truetype fonts, including logo fonts, signature fonts and handwriting fonts. No prices on the web page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fontcapture
[Håkon Bertheussen]

Launched at the end of August 2009 by Håkon Bertheussen, this was a truly free font generation service---the users own the generated fonts, and there are no commercial interests behind the scenes. Some minor improvements are being implemented. It looked and felt like the popular YourFonts, which is not free. Håkon Bertheussen is a design engineer at Atmel, Trondheim, Norway. He runs Bertheussen IT. A list of examples of fonts made with Fontcapture.

Update in May 2010: Amazingly, Fontcapture is now being redirected to Yourfonts (where one has to pay 10 dollars for the same service). Maybe Fontcapture became too popular. But the redirection makes me think that Bertheussen could be bought after all. So here is an opportunity for hackers: imitate the Fontcapture experiment, offer a free service for a year, and then cash in. [Google] [More]  ⦿

FontControl.com

2000+ Font archive. Font making service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fontifier

Fontifier is a 9USD handwriting font service (was free for its first month only) by David Johnson-Davies, who runs Human-Computer Interface Ltd in Cambridge, UK. One submits a GIF-format scan of a properly filled out template. Fontifier then analyzes a sample of each letter of the GIF version of the template, and constructs a character outline. The result is a standard truetype font. Comments at Typographica. Heinrich Lipschka reports that it made a grunge font from Noga. It sure looks like the low dpi requested (75 to 100) leads to jaggies and a severe loss of information. List of fonts made with this software. Fontifier tips. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fontologie

Company located in Washington State. Scrapbooking font style company with commercial curly handwriting and doodling fonts by Bannerwoman, Blushbutter, Carrie Stephens, Dianne Rigdon, Meredith Fenwick, Mindy Terasawa, Miss Tiina, Sara Carling, Sausan Designs, Scrappy Cats Designs, and Shabby Princess. Free Fontologie fonts: mtf_sketchie (2007, Miss Tiina), Taylor_Mackenzie (2007, Kristie Matthews), SVD_WilderThings (2007, Stephanie Victoria Designs), SVD JoyFilled (2007, Stephanie Victoria Designs), Doodle Dance (2008), Messy Bessy (2008), Free Refill (2008), Printing Primer (2008), Wiggle Worm (2008), Weathered (2008), Vintage Press (2008), Uptown Girl (2008), Textura (2008), PS I Love You (2008), Howie's Stamps (2008), Giggles and Giggles Small Caps (2008), Empty Wrapper (2008), Dippity Dots (2008), YS Frakleberry (2008), TS Traci (2008), TS Webchyk (2008), TS Wendy (2008), Antique (2008), MF Funkalicious (2008), Hallway Graffiti (2008), Journal Away (2008) and Jacki's Hand (2007, Jacki Steinkamp). All are hand-printed. Font making service: 35 dollars for a full font. All fonts sold since November 2007 at The Shabby Shoppe. These include the grunge typefaces Howie's Stamps, Wiggle Worm, Empty Wrapper and Vintage Press. Another URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fontomania (or: Fontilizer)
[Omer Agiv]

Omer Agiv (Fontomania) made freeware Latin, Hebrew and dingbat fonts such as Amraheb, Electroni, Jumang, Krashim-signs, LironAgiv, Moshe, Outline, Samurai, Samuraiheb, Sunnyday, Transport, Worms, arrow, boards, bw, dotty, goggles, krashim, leaves, nuni, nurit, wood-sticks, Dinorific, omerh.

Some fonts are commercial. Personal handwriting font service for 55USD (Latin, Hebrew or Arabic). Personal signature for 10USD. Some commercial fonts at 8 to 12 dollars, such as Smily, Cookie (curly), Orenh (handwriting), Geometry, Tal, Jifa, Sun, Hairy, ABC, Chains, Liner, Chinese, Arak, Parkinson, Papio, Tropical Sickness and IceSticks.

The free and commercial Hebrew fonts include the Tapuach package (8 fonts).

Fontomania also sells the 13-font 44 USD-"Silver Collection" on CD.

Free handwriting font download: Janet Luther.

At Elifont, one can download Wood Sticks, Samurai, Liron, Ice Sticks, and Boards.

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FontPanda
[Nic]

FontPanda (Los Angeles, CA) offers a free font making service via scans of templates. There is a subpage of fonts made by them. This service started in July 2012. The fonts are on the web site for a few days.

Typefaces from 2014: Suzanna, Learn to Spell, Extra Grotesque, Lost and Found, Jolly Beggar, Chicken Scratch, Travis Sans MS, Teenishly Beautiful, White Bear Lake, Supernova, BigHonk Handwriting, Dave The Eagle, Chips & Salsa, Treat Yo Self, Light of the world, Stretchy Pants, Hermes Epoca, Torpedo Empire (old typewriter font), Ripper, Bailey Bowers.

Typefaces from 2013: Happy Pappy, I am Seventeen, Jason Sharpie, Serif Sketch, Asdf, QJae, Kimmun, Everything Rhymes with Orange, Jennilyn's Everyday, Tickets to Elton John, Simply Lin, Black Jack (fat finger font), I Eat Crayons, Wrtty, Sajid, Weaselbee Beans, Hammer, Jimmy Flashcard, Stampede, Spooky Spiders, Scrawl, Lavalamp, Pizza by Alfredo, Marmelade Toast, Morning Coffee, Zack and Sarah, Pinky Promise, Shipwreck, Indigo Unicor (hand-printed), Madman (fat finger font), Soft Script (an elegant über-curly script), Sugarpie, West Coast, Jenny Penny, Ordinary Day, Little Miss Wonderful, No Other Name, Swagmasta, Marivi Handwriting, Black beauty, Circular Quay, Stamping Nico, Loose Typewriter, Minneapolis, Perpetua Evenity, Mockup, Dizzy Does It, Heina's Hurry, Inkyflutterby.

The typefaces from 2012 include: Pen2, Alice Oranges, Daydreamer, Sparkly Lights, Rags to Riches, Lauvik, Lighthouse, Slippery Dip, Chicken Scratch, Straight and Narrow, Christmas Gift, Light at the end, Upcycled Mama, Violety Crumble, Minnie Mousse, The Toadfrog, Enchanted Castle, Chase's Sketch, Bee Burts, Think Thick, Enchanted Castle, Kristen always not so normal, Elmo, Dina's Handwriting, Fall is still like summer, Lemonjuice, I Still Believe, Iced Latte, Snow White, McEnneking, Lara Prints Bold, Lara Prints, Laura's Letters, Casual Perfectionist, Capitol Chase, Jeans Font, Paresh, Skitser Swift, B-McE, Top of the world, Skitser Square, Santa Barbara, Zay, Skitser Cartoon, Skitser Marker, Skitster Fineliner, Charlotte, Yafont, Fancy Nancy, Swan, Beehives are sticky, Little Bird, Ginjah Ninjah, Aye Bay Bay, The Joynt, Afromatic, Allen, Typo (old typewriter), Innocent, DH Hand Scribblies, Crae, Kiki, Distinctly Dan, Jorgieporgiepuddinpie, Megaink, The Hand of Tes, Rithondinmin, Alain Perso, Slim Jim, Wisdom is better, Betsilicious, My Derp Handwriting, Love You Heaps, College RA, Rich's Riting, AaaaaalRock, Joshie, Lo Style, Ishwar, Straight Up Zody, Calli Girl, Josie1, AllieO, FunkyPunky, Mariposa, Nic's Handwriting, Mari's Handwriting, Hanna Handwriting, KSA Font.

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Fonts For Peas

Move over Fontifier. This site offers a free handwriting font service based on a JPG image of the letters. Fonts that are finished are mailed back and/or put in a downloadable library. Right now, these handwriting fonts can be downloaded: PeaJamie*B*WakeUpFishy!, PeaJamie, PeaJane, PeaJaneInAHurry, PeaJanelle, PeaJannda, PeaJay, PeaJean, PeaJeanScript, PeaJeannieScript, PeaJenna, PeaJennifer, PeaJenny, PeaJennyRoman, PeaJennyScript, PeaJess, PeaJessi, PeaJessica, PeaJo, PeaJoanikeHandschrift, PeaJohanna, PeaJohannaScript, PeaJohannaScript, PeaJoraanstad, PeaJordan, PeaJulie, PeaK*Rayn, PeaKareen, PeaKaren'sDoodles, PeaKaren'sPrint, PeaKaren'sScript, PeaKari, PeaKarlee, PeaKarynsig, PeaKassidy, PeaKate, PeaKathryn, PeaKathy, PeaKatie, PeaKatieH, PeaKatieJo, PeaKatieShea, PeaKawai, PeaKel'sBelles, PeaKelly, PeaKellyJelly, PeaKellyThin, PeaKenny, PeaKerstin, PeaKikiDoodles, PeaKiley, PeaKim, PeaKimberly, PeaKristen, PeaKristin, PeaKristinA, PeaKristy, PeaKyKy, PeaKylie, PeaLacy, PeaLacyChunky, PeaLadybug, PeaLaura, PeaLauryn, PeaLazyLlama, PeaLeanna, PeaLeighLeigh, PeaLian, PeaLianScript, PeaLillindy, PeaLindsey, PeaLindseyUnicase, PeaLis, PeaLisa, PeaLissa, PeaLittle-Ducky, PeaLiz, PeaLouWho, PeaLuv-2-Scrapbook, PeaLuvHollyWood, PeaLuzel, PeaLyndal, PeaMEllybO0, PeaMadsen, PeaMakana, PeaMandy, PeaMarcie'sSkinnyPrint, PeaMarcie'sSkinnyScript, PeaMarcie, PeaMarcieScript, PeaMariella, PeaMartha, PeaMary-Katie, PeaMary-KatieSkinny, PeaMary, PeaMegan, PeaMegeletto, PeaMelanie, PeaMeli, PeaMelissa, PeaMichelle, PeaMimi, PeaMinna, PeaMique, PeaMiqueBold, PeaMissMary, PeaMissy, PeaMissyCursive, PeaMissywithaMarker, PeaMonica, PeaMoreThanThis, PeaMuggy'sGirl, PeaMurphy, PeaMushi, PeaMystie, PeaMystieCaps, PeaMystieUnicase, PeaNancy, PeaNatalie, PeaNatosha, PeaNeek, PeaNeffer, PeaNic, PeaNicScript, PeaNicki, PeaNicole, PeaNinh, PeaNoa, PeaNoodles, PeaOlson, PeaPatti, PeaPaula, PeaPaulaPepin, PeaPayton, PeaPitts, PeaPosey, PeaProchazka, PeaProtani, PeaQuinn, PeaRachael, PeaRain, PeaRanda, PeaRatchette, PeaRebecca, PeaReese, PeaRenee, PeaRighton, PeaRigsby, PeaRiley, PeaRobotStrong, PeaRoniScript, PeaRosie, PeaSadie, PeaSam, PeaSara, PeaSaraPrint, PeaSaraScript, PeaSarahCute, PeaSarahLynne, PeaSarahQuick, PeaSarahloo, PeaScrapBrandy, PeaScrapBrandyThin, PeaSean, PeaSeelekish, PeaShannon, PeaShelley, PeaShelleyThin, PeaShirley, PeaSimone, PeaSoLovely, PeaSoniablu, PeaSqueaker, PeaStacy'sDoodleScript, PeaStacy'sDoodles, PeaStacy'sNewDoodles, PeaStacy, PeaStacyElizabeth, PeaStacyFancy, PeaStacyTunibug, PeaStarStar, PeaSteele, PeaStefanieva, PeaSteph, PeaSteve, PeaSue'sPrint, PeaSummerFunkyness, PeaSummerSweetness, PeaSuperamy, PeaSusan, PeaSusela, PeaSusieTrees, PeaSwimmy, PeaSwimmyScript, PeaTammi, PeaTammy, PeaTana, PeaTangee, PeaTara, PeaTawni, PeaTequilaMockingbird, PeaTheresa, PeaTimesNewCamileon, PeaTiphanie, PeaTisha'sDoodles, PeaTisha, PeaTonya, PeaTraci, PeaTracy, PeaValerie, PeaWalker, PeaWeenie, PeaWhinney, PeaWhinneySkinney, PeaXOXOfromKaren, PeaYarYar, PeaZobrist, Peacammi-pea, PeakevinandamandaFunky, PeakevinandamandaHandwriting, Peasdflenner, kevinandamanda.com. Alternate URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

FontShop Germany

FontShop Germany offers a handwriting font service for a fee. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fontware Limited

Company located in Fareham, Hampshire, UK, and (possibly) run by David Gibbins. 150 truetype-font collection: go here, here, here, here, here, and here. The 150 fonts have no copyright information other than the date, 2001. Here are the names of this collection: Aston-Italic, Aston, AstonPoster, Barker, Bentine, Brancusi-Italic, Brancusi, Burns, ButlerCaps, Cambridge-Bold, Cambridge-BoldItalic, Cambridge-Italic, Cambridge, CambridgeOpen, Chaplin, Charterhouse-Bold, Charterhouse, Cleese, Constable, Cooke, Corbett, CorpusChristi-Bold, CorpusChristi-Italic, CorpusChristi, Crosby, DaVinci, Dali, Degas, Dodd, Donnatello, Durham-Bold, Durham-Italic, Durham, DurhamPoster-Bold, DurhamPoster-Italic, Edinburgh-Bold, Edinburgh-BoldItalic, Edinburgh-Italic, Edinburgh, Epstein, EpsteinFat, Eton-Italic, Eton, Exeter-Bold, Exeter-Italic, Exeter, Formby, Gainsborough, Gauguin, Gilbert, Gordonstoun-Bold, Gordonstoun-Italic, Gordonstoun, Hancock, Hardy, Harrow-Bold, Harrow-BoldItalic, Harrow-Italic, Harrow, Harvard-Bold, Harvard, Hepworth-Bold, Hepworth, Hope, Keaton, KebleBlack, KebleBoldOutline, KebleCondensed, KebleCondensedBlack, KebleCondensedLight, Keele-Bold, Keele, KingsCollege-Bold, KingsCollege-Italic, KingsCollege, Laurel, Leighton, LeightonCondensed, LeightonExtended, Lloyd, Manet, Marceau, Marlborough-Bold, Marlborough, Matisse, Michaelangelo, Miller, Millfield, Milligan-Bold, Milligan-BoldItalic, Milligan-Italic, Milligan, Miro, Monet, Moore, Morecambe, Peterhouse-Bold, Peterhouse-BoldItalic, Peterhouse-Italic, Peterhouse, Picasso, PicassoLite, Pollock, Pryor, QueensCollege-Bold, QueensCollege-BoldItalic, QueensCollege-Italic, QueensCollege, Raphael, Rembrandt, Rodin, Roedean-Bold, Roedean, Rubens, Secombe, Sellers, Seurat, Sorbonne-Bold, Sorbonne-BoldItalic, Sorbonne-Italic, Sorbonne, StAnnes-Italic, StAnnes, StPauls-Bold, StPauls, Stowe, Sykes, ToulouseLautrec, Turner, Upminster-Bold, Upminster, VanGogh, Verrochio, Warhol, WarholHeavy, WarholLight, Warwick-Bold, Warwick-BoldItalic, Warwick-Italic, Warwick, Wellington, WellingtonHeavy, Winchester-Bold, Winchester-Italic, Winchester, Wisdom, Wise, Yale-Bold, Yale-Italic, Yale. This free font collection may or may not be produced in agreement with Qualitype. Commercial font services, including barcode solutions (about 500 USD for Barcode2000, which includes 3 of 9, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, EAN/UPC, MSI/Plessey, Code 128, Codabar, MICR/E13B, CMC-7&USPS Barcode, and OCR A, OCR B, Letter Gothic, Line Draw&the Euro Currency Symbol) and TrueType logo and signature fonts (200 USD per font in 6 weights). Sells Barcode Assistant. Free barcode demo fonts. Free copy of Fontaware (Windows 3.1 font management). Free font recognition service. Font vendor for Bitstream. Barcodes sold:

  • 1-Dimensional (Linear) Barcodes: Code 128, EAN 128, UCC 128, GS1 128, Code 39, Code 39 Extended, Code 93, EAN-8, EAN-13, ISBN, ISSN, 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, ITF14, Codabar, MSI, DUN14, Logmars, HIBC, Bookland, IATA.
  • Postal Barcodes: Royal Mail 4 State, PostNet, USZIP, KIX, French Postal, German Postal, Australian 4 State, Singapore 4 State.
  • 2-Dimensional Barcodes: PDF417, Datamatrix, Aztec, QR Code, Maxicode, GS1 Databar, RSS-14, Codablock-F.
  • OCR&MICR Fonts: OCR-A, OCR-B, CMC-7, MICR (E13B), OMR Marks.
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Formfound
[Peter Fritzsche]

Peter is a German designer, born in 1981. Peter Fritzsche's company is called Formfound. For a cool 900 Euros, he will make you one style of a font.

Purchasable fonts: Corpuscare (unicase, monoline, organic), Hitch (unicase), Flora (unicase) and Finesse. At DaFont, one can download his font FormFound.Com, which is a grunged up version of a typeface by Hans Reichel, 1996, but also Corpuscare, Flora, Finesse and Hitch. He also made Sliced Juice (2007, a sketch face) and the beautiful folded paper-look Origami (2008). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Formula Solutions

TrueType logos, symbols, signatures and handwriting fonts, all custom designed. 145 British pounds per font. UK-based. Plus a free demo font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

G. Alex Gonzalez
[Sluggo Design]

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Gary Elfring
[Elfring Soft Fonts]

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Gavin Murray

Southampton-based designer in 1999 of the font Kontainer. He also runs a logo and signature font service, at about 15 USd per signature/logo. Old URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

George Mok's free signature font service

George Mok (P.O. Box 1918, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 2P3) will make a free TrueType signature font. Just send him your signature or picture on a sample sheet. Full functional fonts for 30 dollars. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gilang Maulana
[Maulana Creative]

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Giuseppe Salerno
[Resistenza]

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Globusfont

Handwriting and signature font service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Glyphobet (was: mattt's fonts)
[Matt Chisholm]

A type designer from Santa Cruz, CA (and now Oakland, CA), Matt Chisholm (Glyphobet; was: mattt's fonts) created mainly handwriting and display fonts. He obtained a BA in Mathematics from UC Santa Cruz. All his fonts were initially free---these included MRPHONE1, MRPHONE2, MRPHONE3, MRPHONE4, MRPHONEAlternates, CheckerHat, EverydayFont (Roland Berger, 1994), Flow (1994, with Roland Berger), JRandomC, KozmicJaggedHands, LEADvilleASTROnautInline, LEADvilleASTROnautSystem (retro futuristic), LettersLaughingDissectionandDestruction, LettersLaughingattheirExecution, LettersLaughingbyQuantizedandCalibrated, Matttschain, Matttsrope, Matttsstring, Matttsthread, Matttswire, OvialCaps (Rutherford Gong, 1996; scanned by Matt Chisholm), Ovial, Pixel, PsychoticElephantHeadline, PsychoticElephantText, RubbingFont (1995, with Susan Wilson, 1995), Shark (a powerful and original roman/blackletter hybrid revised in 2007), SirFigGothick, SwissCheesed, ToBeContinued (Alex Chisholm, 1996), Underlapped, DisorganizedCockroach, Ripple, SerpentKnotform.

Check out his Alphabet Soup Project, which randomly mixes glyphs from several languages. Ljubljana in particular (2007), with its Greek, Cyrillic and Latin glyphs, is stunning.

In 2010, he set up shop at MyFonts as Glyphobet. His fonts there include the bewitched Zenith (2010), Ljubljana (2010), Haylurker (2010), and the experimental Breuckelen (2010). Anadolu (2010) was inspired by the distinct style of sign lettering in rural Turkey.

Home page. Alternate URL. Dafont link. Klingspor link. Abstract Fonts link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Go Font Yourself

Chank's 95 USD handwriting font service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Goa Shape

Calabria, Italy-based designer of the signature typeface Signeton (2017) and the brush typeface Nuks Script (2017). Creative Market link. Behance link. Behance link for Entiri in Pizzo, Italy. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Graham Jupp
[Font God]

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Graphicfresh (was: Sameeh Store, or Sameeh Media)
[Muhammad Husni Haikal]

Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of these typefaces:

  • In 2018: Ankara (signature script), South Korea (font duo), Edmund, Rotterdam, Sweet Yell, White Apparel, Quick, Nastar Script, Brush Action.
  • In 2017: Luna (sans), Indonesia (slab serif), Texas, Original, Aglow, Aglow Serif, Madison, Ornexo, Rehab (hipster style), Caos (inline), Gope (bilined, all caps), Draw Yoour Brand, Sabang Island (sans), Norman (thick brush), Paradise (tall signature script), Must Have (hand-crafted), Newark (an all caps block serif titling typeface), Emma (connected script), Bemand (modular, techno), Sweet Heart, Don't Lebay, Cristik (pixelish), Brand, Gorden (horizontally striped, filled and outlined versions).
  • In 2016: Oxigen (an all caps inline typeface), Serpong (graffiti font), Gunoc, Manuvers (a bilined titling sans), Houster Script, Aspal (all caps roman typeface), Ronies, Drawsans, Bezaen (hipster sans), Dotcom (sans), Zeky (a stylish sans), Nixmat (a rounded monoline logo typeface), Alaska, the hand-crafted typefaces Mabroc (a great inline typeface), Mr Haikal, Brush Action, Hibernate, Spine, Our Serif Hand, Our Hand, Billiony, Rainday, Kerape and Banda, the deco typefaces Ambisi, Bigboz and Karomah, the stencil typeface Abang, the minimalist sans typeface Axon, the straight-edged Sakap, the blocky typefaces Box and Aucall, Newstyle, and the techno typefaces Magz, Newtype and Arabuwa.

Aka Ceo Haekal. Creative Market link. Personal web site. Graphicriver link. Graphicfresh home page. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Graphx Edge Fonts

Lisa Johns from Orlando, FL, runs Graphx Edge Fonts, a foundry in Altamonte Springs, FL, offering "high quality pictorial fonts". Their 250-odd collection is surely not made from scratch, especially not their body, script and display fonts. One used to be able to find four great free dingbats here: GE Nautica, GE Zoom, GE Zodiac, GE Holiday Sampler. In the Font Services section, they will make custom pictorial, signature (10USD), or logo (20USD) truetype fonts. For 20 USD, get also packages of 20 fonts such as Absolute Fun Fonts, Absolute Dingbats (60 dingbats, 129USD) or Absolute Script Fonts. Now also called ScriptFonts.Com. Alternate site. Deco fonts, a collection of 4 dingbat fonts for 30 USD. Alternate URL. At this archive, you can find the following fonts: GEBanners, GEClipz, GEComedy, GECurviture, GEElegantScript, GEFiestaMarquee, GEFleet, GEFreeForm, GEFrills, GEGlob, GEHandyScript, GEMontage, GENervousTwitch, GERomanesse, GESheerScript. Partial list of dingbats: GEAngels (I to III), GECarouselHorses, GECelticArt, GEChineseArt, GEChristmasJoy, GEComicalChristmas, GECurviture, GEEdibles, GEEgyptianArt, GEElementsofNature (I and II), GEFloralStencils, GEHolidaySampler, GEIttyBittys, GEJapaneseArt, GEMerryChristmas, GENativeAmericanArt, GENautica, GEOutToSea, GEPennsylvaniaDutch (I and II), GESheerScript, GESnowmen, GESpringtime, GEStorybookTales, GEWhimsicalAnimals (I to IV), GEWildKingdom, GEZodiac, GEZoom. Another alias: Megadownloads. Another list of fonts: Fleet, Romanesse, Frills, Free Form and Comedy, Curviture, Elegant Script, Handy Script, Montage and Sheer Script, Fiesta Marquee, Nervous Twitch, Banners, Clipz and Glob. The list of fonts is long:

  • Dingbats: A Childs World, Angels I, Angels II, Angels III, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Barnyard, Birds, Bride & Groom, Carousel Horses, Celtic Art, Cherubs, Chinese Art, Clothing, Fun Christmas, Deco Animals, Deco Foods, Deco Music, Deco Traveler, Edibles, Egyptian Art, Elements I, Elements II, Food Basket, Floral Stencils, Grab Bag I, Grab Bag II, Halloween, Holiday Sampler, Itty Bittys, Japanese Art, Motion, Native American, Nautica, Out to Sea, Penn Dutch I, Penn Dutch II, Profiles, Reptibian, Santa Claus, Stylized Foods, Ships Ahoy, Snowmen, Stylized People, Springtime, Storybook Tales, Sweet Tooth, Teddy Bears, Toys, Velveteen, Victorian Art, Wedding, Whimsical I, Whimsical II, Whimsical III, Whimsical IV, Wild Animals I, Wild Animals II, Wild Animals III, Wild Animals IV, Women, Merry Christmas, Christmas Joy, Xmas Silhouettes, Zodiac.
  • Body fonts: Booker, Century, Chrome, Civilized, Civilized BI, Drover, Early Gothic, Ergonomic, Expression, Headline, Madhouse, Monograph, Novus Sans, Optical, Palladian, Penguin, Pilfering, Quartz, Rhythms, Romulus, Sultan, Timpani.
  • Script fonts: Adina, Afresco, Alluring, Amazonia, Arabesque, Arista, Ballantine, Basalt, Brand, Brush Stroke, Clipper, Coterie, Curviture, Cygnus, Darlah, Elegant, Esmeralda, Flair Brush, Fleurish, Formality, Freelancer, Handsome, Handy Script, Journeyman, Lara Script, Light Stroke, Martine, Memograph, Misty, Mona Lisa, Montage, NanoTech, Park Script, Primus, Quilt, Quintet, Ragged, Sentinel, Sepia, Sheer, Signature, Sonatta, Storybook, Travel, Twil, Twine, Twin Peaks, Vibrant, Vienna, Zebra.
  • Decorative fonts: Acorn, Army, Arroyo, Astarte, Bagel, Baliff, Banners, Barter, Dough, Buttress, Cadbury, Cameron, Clipz, Cobble, Comedy, Compo, Cortina, Croatia, Crystal, Decco, Delphin, Dimensions, Dipped, Distort, Enchase, Fiesta, Filigree, Firework, Fleurish, Florist, FlChild, Graffiti, Gravid, Greenway, Hawthorne, Ironwork, Ivy, Khevah, Letter Cut, Lollipop, Marble, Marquee, Meso, Milieu, Money, Nervous, Offshore, Oldwest, Saloon, Scroll, Serpent, Sidestep, Snowtop, Spooks, Spotty, Stone, Sunscreen, Sylvan, Bones, Timber, Time Warp, ToolTime, Tree House, Typography Caps, Vortex, Warped, Watershed Caps, Wedgie, William.
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HandFont

Handwritten font service run by FontShop. They say the quality is better than that of Fontifier but (1) the price is 249 US dollars (versus 10), and (2) you have to wait up to 4 weeks (versus a few minutes). Fontcapture and other competing services are even free. This page has an example of a font by Lita Mikrut Franco called Ventana de Dia (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

HandFONT

From BBS Bürosysteme (Thomas Strack) in Budenheim, Germany, a commercial handwriting font service. They also have a logo font and sign font service. Could not find the prices. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Handschrift Digitalisierung

FontShop Germany makes a font from your handwriting for 350DM. [Google] [More]  ⦿

HandWritten.com

99 USD handwriting font creator (PC, Mac; truetype and type 1). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Håkon Bertheussen
[Fontcapture]

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Haris Prawoto
[Selawe]

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Harris Design
[James M. Harris]

James M. Harris' Colorado Springs, CO-based foundry sells five fonts designed by himself, SignPix (1, 2, 3, 4), Earth Font One (1993), PictographOne (1996), and Strasbourg (blackletter) through Fonthaus and Agfa/Monotype. It specializes in tourist and road signs. Harris Design will turn your logo into a (TTF or type 1) font. List of fonts.

Jim Harris made the old shareware fonts Bellerose (1992, an avant-garde face: poster by Benbouzid Fatim-Zohra), Bellerose Pro (various weights are done in 2016), Mazama, Premium Thin, RhyoliteVertical (1990) and Andesite (1991) which can be found on many archives. He also made Harris Modern Extended.

Old home page. Creative Market link. Dafont link. FontShop link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Head:Line TypeDesign

Custom type designers in the UK. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Head:Line Typedesign
[Thomas Oldfield]

UK's Tom Oldfield (b. Yorkshire) designed some free fonts and a few commercial ones: Bokken, Creole, Dimbaza, Extrema, Gasoline, Quorn, Litany, Whiplash, Hombre BT (2004, a sketched weather-beaten, time-ravaged Western typeface done at Bitstream), Jerk Chicken BT (2007, blotty handwriting), Nostromo, Reaper BT Roman (2002, a font for cemeteries) and Chicken BT.

150 UK pound custom font making service.

In 2005, he reorganized things, and his catalog is as follows. Freeware fonts include Blotto, Incised, Chunk, JustFiveMins, all destructionist typefaces. Shareware typefaces: Shrivel, Shrapnel, Mello (stencil), Rabid. Commercial typefaces:

  • Antique style: Bootham, Rufford, Treasurer, Devizes, Sedbergh, Incognito.
  • Distressed: Peizli Claemaks, Litany, Bokken, USCSS Nostromo, USCSS Sulacco, Extema, Gasoline.
  • Cartoony: Creole, Snoogle, Mouse, Krattius, Lightyear, Disjoint.
  • Bizarre: Sifting, Moist Bendy, Invertebrate, Semoline, Clearly A Madman, Moist Moist Moist Moist.
  • Hombre (2017, Monotype). A reworking perhaps of his 2004 typeface at Bitstream.

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

Helen J. Hunt
[E-Typography (or: Fontz)]

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Hendra Maulia
[Dirtyline Studio]

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Hendry Juanda
[Letterhend Studio (or: Magang Letterhend)]

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Henry Cohn

UK-based FontStructor who made these typefaces in 2014: Stencil Class, Stencil Funk, Formal Dragon, Casual Dragon, Gothic Hand (blackletter), Slice, Font, Cheap Spaceship, Dickson, Katholikes (Greek simulation), Grotesque Italic, Clunky Gadget, Hirschfeld (ultra-condensed, based on the signature of one of cartoonist Al Hirschfeld), Strange Square, Traianus Scvlpta, Odd Oval, Traianvs, Canary, Canary Demi, Double Trouble, Metropolis (constructivist: based on Boris Bilinsky's poster for the 1927 film Metropolis), Albrecht, Fittin Justice (+Bold), Serif Ultra, Confessions of a Sinner (Cohn writes: A replica of the lettering I carved into a linocut book cover that I made for my favourite book: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg), Fake Kitsch, 1 Brick Letters, Gainst The Wind, Top Serif, Suggestion (+Bold: art deco).

In 2015, Cohn created Stencil Funk (psychedelic style).

Typefaces from 2016: Fittin Justice Bold (letters fit together through the middle), Seeing Double.

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House Industries
[Andy Cruz]

Foundry located in Yorkly, DE. House Industries is run by Rich Roat and Andy Cruz with designer Ken Barber as Typography Director. Originally founded in 1993 by principals Andy Cruz and Rich Roat, House Industries has grown into a studio which sells unique display typography, illustration and design services, and, most recently, clothing and accessories. Fonts sell for 50 USD per face, and about 175 USD for ten. Many of the typefaces are grungy or special effect fonts, and all font names have the word "house" in them, as in the graffiti font Phathouse. Custom font service available. Alternate URL. Free fonts: United Stencil, House Slant, SpaceAgeRound.

Type designers: Andy Cruz (Warehouse, Roughouse), Allen Mercer, Ken Barber, Jeremy Dean, Kristen Faulkner, Nicole Michels, David Coulson, Tal Leming, Ben Kiel.

The early typefaces by House include United Sans (octagonal and stencil), Neutra (2002, a 30-weight stylish architectural sans family named after architect Richard Neutra), Global Font (renamed to Bullet), the Chalet Paris, New York, London and Tokyo font families (in versions called 60s, 70s and 80s), the Simian font collection (2001: OrangUtan, Chimpanzee, Gorilla, Sacred Scroll).

In 2003, they released the Shag Collection, which includes Shagbats, Exotica, Mystery and Lounge. Andy Cruz designed Roughouse (1993) and Printhouse (1994), and co-designed Spookhouse and HauntedHouse in 1996 with David Coulson. House published House (2004, Gestalten Verlag), a 240-page specimen book. Also in 2004, they released five typefaces based on the lettering of Ed Benguiat: Ed Interlock (1400 ligatures), Ed Roman (animated bounce), Ed Script, Ed Gothic andi Bengbats.

In 2005, they started digitizing the PhotoLettering collection, which they had acquired in 2003. This will be done in partnership with Christian Schwartz and Erik van Blokland. They published Holiday Gothic, Holiday Sans and Holiday Script in the same year.

In 2006, the 105-font family United was published. The six-weight Luxury family, also done in 2006, contains three serif text weights called Luxury Text, as well as three display typefaces, called Platinum (art deco), Gold, and Diamond (all caps with triangular serifs). They were designed by Christian Schwartz and Dino Sanchez.

In 2007, we welcome Burbank, a large casual and quirky sans family, and Blaktur, a blackletter typeface which an award for display typeface at TDC2 2008. The lively signpainting typefaces Studio Lettering Sable, Studio Lettering Slant and Studio Lettering Swing also won awards in that competition. Show and Tell is their blog.

In 2009, the low-to-zero contrast Alexander Girard family was published. It consists of Girard Sky, Girard Script, Girard Display, Girard Sansusie and Girard Slab in many weights and styles. It was created by Laura Meseguer based on the lettering used to announce the textile designs that Alexander Girard did for Herman Miller in 1955.

Additions in 2010 include Eames Century Modern (+Poster Numerals, Cover Numerals, Thin, Ornaments, Stencil, +Black Stencil), a 26-style family of medium-to-low contrast modern typefaces in the Clarendon mode that feature nifty tricks on the ligature side---jointly developed by Erik van Blokland and House Industries. Blacktur is a blackletter family.

In 2012, House Industries was busy digitizing typefaces from the Photo-Lettering collection. This led to Worthe Numerals (fat didone numbers), Norton Tape (by Kimberly Winder, based on the stencil paperfold typeface Norton Tape by S.E. Norton).

Among typefaces added in 2013 and 2014, we note Velo Serif designed by House Industries, Christian Schwartz, Mitja Miklavcic and Ben Kiel. In 2016, they published Municipal Cast. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hustle Supply Co
[Jeremy Vessey]

Jeremy Vessey (Hustle Supply Co, Charlottetown and/or Cornwall, PEI, Canada) created these commercial typefaces in 2014: Parlour (a grungy vintage typeface), Native (quaint style), Instapress (letterpress emulation).

In 2015, he designed the vintage typeface Arbour, the free octagonal caps-only typeface Cast Iron, the hand-crafted Yosemite, Wayfarer, American Tradition, Growler Script, Yonder and Longshore. He also made the old whisky label-inspired Höchstadt, and the brush typeface Sitka, which will have to be renamed once Microsoft's lawyers hear about the name, which coincides with MS Sitka (2013, Matthew Carter et al).

Typefaces from 2016: Bonfire, Belfast (brush style), Buffalo, Gibson Script (vintage label font), Hochstadt (a whiskey-inspired sans serif), The Great Outdoors, Summer Hearts, Oatmeal Stout (a vintage beer label font, with Rough, Hatched and Aged substyles that can be mixed and matched), Whiskey (letterpress emulation), Greenstone, Hochstadt Rounded, Hochstadt Serif, Pathways, Restless Youth, Cast Iron, Yorkshire (brush script), Hustle Script (retro connected script done with the help of Scott Byrne).

Typefaces from 2017: Boathouse (brush script), The National (condensed sans, in 12 styles, including aged, weathered versions), Renegade (dry brush), North Port (dry brush), Rustico (a free dry brush font), Gastro Pub (a 3d layered typeface family), Harper Script, The Brewers Collection, Everyday Script and Sans, Genuine Sans and Script (by Jeremy Vessey and Stephanie Arsenault).

Typefaces from 2018: Restless (brush script), Secret Society, Berringer, Portrait (signature script), the Artisan collection (letterpress set: Heinberg, Holtzman, Trade Supply, Barley Script).

Creative Market link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

imagexs (IMXS)

Foundry based in Madison, WI, that sells most of its fonts, such as IMXSdes1, IMXSbuildings, IMXSdoors. Free fonts include IMXSarrows (1999), IMXStypew (1999, typewriter font), IMXSsym1 (1999), IMXSflares (1999). Logo truetype font service (20 USD). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Intercon

The RX fonts for the pharmacy (commercial). Barcode fonts (commercial). Signature/logo fonts. Based in Rochester, NY. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jacob Waller
[Stiligt]

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James Grieshaber
[Typeco]

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James M. Harris
[Harris Design]

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Jeff Ong
[ONGdesign]

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Jen Wagner

Jennifer Wagner (Nashville, TN; was: Denver, CO) designed these typefaces:

  • In 2017: Sydney (font duo), Manhattan (high contrast city chic), San Diego (informal sans), Newport (brush script), Joshua Tree, Charleston (signature script), Knoxville, Malibu, Bronx (blackboard bold), Stockholm (sans), Ontario (four-layer sans), Tokyo (sans), Rochester (hand-crafted), Brisbane (script), Florence (script), Montauk (all caps), Brooklyn (sans).
  • In 2016: Aleppo, Edinburgh (a didone), Paris (a heavy brush typeface), Christmas Town (hand-crafted), Glasgow, Austin, North Pole, Chicago (hand-crafted), Oceanside (a great romantic brush script), Louisville, Los Angeles (avant garde sans), Kingsland (a vintage sans), Baton Rouge, Venice (fashion mag style), Nashville (hand-crafted), Manhattan (an all caps didone), Anchorage (sans), Athens (minimalist sans), Santa Barbara, Orlando, Jackson Script, Denver, the avant garde typeface Sacramento, the brush typeface Atlanta, the sans typefaces Pasadena, Vancouver and Portland, Portland Serif, the stencil typeface Faroe and the hand-crafted typefaces Seattle, Dana Point and Honolulu.

Old Creative Market link. Creative Market link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jeremy Vessey
[Hustle Supply Co]

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Jeremy Vessey
[Font Forestry]

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Joachim Frank
[Waldorf Fonts]

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Joanne Hewitt

Or Joanne Marie. Chester, UK-based designer of these commercial (mostly script) typefaces in 2015: Rebel, Hide Away, Strangelove, Artful Beauty, Alamanda (calligraphic script), Joella Brush, Springer, Featherly (a "wedding swash font"), The Artist (brush script), Artist Brush Script, Stephen Type (done specifically for signatures), Joanna Marie Script, Joanna Marie Calligraphic, Dreamy Script, Paddy (handwriting font), Violet Bee, Queen Caps, Twingo (rough-edged serif typeface).

Typeface from 2016: Benedict, Mistress Benedict, Birthday (calligraphic script font), Significant (calligraphic), Just Write, Featherly Handlettered, Heavenfield, Heavenfield Typewriter, City Lights Marker Font, Lucky Dip (consisting of Alright, Annabelle, Caitlin, Debbie, Dramatic, Famed, Felicity, Fernando, Gladys, Inspirations, Jacob, Jennifer, Joseph, Lucky Dip, Ribbon, Tristan), Happy Girl, Sunset Hill, Stephanie Jane, Humble Hearts (connected monoline script).

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Joe Finocchiaro
[Joe Finocchiaro Design]

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Joe Finocchiaro Design
[Joe Finocchiaro]

Joe Finocchiaro runs a corporate identity studio in New York, and specializes in custom typeface, symbol and logo design. His corporate font families include Roma 2002, the sans serif Ernst and Young family (1999), Air Canada (1994), the sans serif font Etna (2002), the sans serif family Largo (2002), a stencil font for the Performing Arts Center of Greater Miami (1999, based on Futura), the CHW font (1997) for Catholic Healthcare West (serif), Cargill (1994), the beautiful flared sans serif Wunderman Cato Johnson (1997), the PNC font (1993, for the PNC Bank, based on Fry's Baskerville, 1768), the Lincoln Life font (1994, in all-caps style like Bank Gothic), the Scotiabank corporate alphabet, the serifed Clinique (1997) for Clinique Laboratories Inc, Colgate (1993, based on Eras), the didone font Formica (1996), the didone family Tiffany, Tiffany Numerals, Tiffany SmallCaps (2000) for Tiffany&Co, the condensed sans family Schlumberger (1998), the sans family Orazio (2002), a logotype for Iberia (1997) and Univers AirService (1997), The NewYorkTimes (2000, a logo-matching typeface), some type for Avis (1999). He cleaned up the Cunard typeface (by Eric Gill), the Arthur Andersen typeface (1999) and the Deloitte Touche corporate typeface. Joe accepted money from the unscrupulous polluter Monsanto, the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud Foundation and the crooks at Arthur Andersen. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jonas Stoltz
[Statica Productions (or: House of TypoTaboo)]

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Jonathan Macagba
[Prototype-NY (was: Handcraftedfonts)]

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Jonathan Smith
[Rhode Island Soft Systems]

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Jorse Creative
[Roy Yan]

I wonder whether Roy Yan (Jorse Creative) is the same as Roy Jorse, alias Ront Beld, alias Groen Lagoe. At Fontspring, he is called Symon Adam. In 2016, Roy Yan published the connected script typefaces Hermes, Beatrice, Bellati, Slowly and Elmaira, the sans typeface Asiach, the hand-crafted typeface Country, and the brush script typefaces Astro, Getter, Metric, Brusher, Spontance, Fronte Script, Rocket, Arthands, Brokelly, Armant, Batagors (calligraphic dry brush style), and Almaida.

Typefaces from 2017: Herawati (signature font), Shabira, Bintang, Hand Boys, Sambilan, Betania (brush), Blangku, Valentina, Mother Love, Mangifera (calligraphic script), Happy Berry, Expant (dry brush script), Boston (brush script), Rosenesya (calligraphic script), Bonita (fat brush).

Typefaces from 2018: Romantina. Newest Creative Market link. Fontspring link. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jose Jimenez
[Celebrity Fontz]

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Joseph Grant
[SnatchSoft]

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Jun Art (or: Semuthitam)
[Mokhamad Junaedi]

Indonesian designer of Fitamint Script (2017). In 2018, he made the free script font Azkasia, Signasari (signature script), and Decalled Script. Creative Fabrica link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Just Write Signature Font

This Las Vegas-based company offers a TrueType font containing two versions of the customer's signature for 30USD. [Google] [More]  ⦿

JustWrite Signature Font

Your signature in a TrueType format for 30USD. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kalpesh Vadera
[True Signatures]

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Karl Welker
[Meine Unterschrift]

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Kate Ferrara
[Kate Ferrara Design [was: KFD Digital Goods]]

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Kate Ferrara Design [was: KFD Digital Goods]
[Kate Ferrara]

Kate Ferrara (KFD Digital Goods, Kate Ferrara Design, or just KFD) is located in Harrisburg, PA. She created many commercial fonts, which she marketed via Creative Market [dead link].

Her typefaces are no longer available after complaints on the Dafont forum. A list of the typefaces with the equivalences (if any) that were noted by Dafont forum members:

  • Avenue (Kate Ferrara Design) = Intro (Fontfabric LLC). See the cut-off corners of A and V.
  • Bleacher (Kate Ferrara Design) = New Athletic M54.
  • Captain.
  • Chill (Kate Ferrara Design) = RoundedRelief (1992, D. Rakowski) aka Archer/3D Archer
  • City.
  • Craft (Kate Ferrara Design) = Mayonaise.
  • Ferrara (Kate Ferrara Design) = Coolvetica (1999, Ray Larabie)
  • House (Kate Ferrara Design) = Overhead BRK.
  • Illuminate (Kate Ferrara Design) = (slightly modified) Alpin Gothic Cg (Agfa)
  • Line (Kate Ferrara Design) = AW Conqueror Inline. [An inline sans]
  • Midwest (Kate Ferrara Design) = Legend M54.
  • Production (Kate Ferrara Design) = Movie Letters (Bou Fonts). Also see Briem Akademi and Major Production NF
  • Quafdrant [A quarter circle-based stencil face]
  • River (Kate Ferrara Design) = Sedgwick Co
  • Rounder.
  • Sale (Kate Ferrara Design) = Yard Sale (2004, Harold Lohner) [Signage script]
  • Shipment (Kate Ferrara Design) compare with Basically Serif (fonts-lab)
  • Skinny (Kate Ferrara Design) = Disco.
  • Slabsketch (Kate Ferrara Design) = Sketch Block.
  • Slice (Kate Ferrara Design) = MK Stencil Sans Black. (2002, Manfred Klein)
  • Smooth (Kate Ferrara Design) = Mentone (2008, Jan Schmoege)
  • Social Circle [Icons]
  • Squeeze (Kate Ferrara Design) = Gill Sans Bold Extra Condensed
  • Surf (Kate Ferrara Design) = Sugo / Tes.
  • Tilt (Kate Ferrara Design) = SF Old Republic/SF New Republic (1999, ShyFonts)
  • Winter (Kate Ferrara Design) = Freehand 521. [Connected fat script]

Kate still offers custom typeface design services at Kate Ferrara Design. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kelly Reed
[Mellow Design Lab]

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Kevin Simpson
[Cybertype (was: Western Commercial Arts Company (WCA Co))]

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Kevin Weichel

American designer of the free signature typeface Kevin Wild (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kevin Yudha
[Prototype Studio (or: Equinox Studio)]

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Khairil Adithya

Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of Takeshi (2018), Studio 18 (2018), the creamy script font Chocolate (2018), the squarish typeface Everest (2018), and Winda (2018: a signature font). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Khalidin Ink
[Nurkhalidien Al-Haas]

Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of these calligraphic script typefaces in 2017: Orlando, Magnalia, Indiana, Amalyara. In 2018, he added the calligraphoc typeface Jacqueline. In 2018, he designed the signature font Safarnama. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Khurasan
[Syaf Rizal]

Aka Khurasan and Jalembe. Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the free typeface Alamak (2014). In 2015, he made Jomblo Ngenes (comic book script) and Si Brot (heavy brush face). Typefaces from 2016 include Lefina (curly serif typeface), Carlita Script, Creaphy (a brushed Halloween font), Reybro, Moyko (Asian brush emulation), Setialah, Jalani Script, Bijak Script and Labuhan (a lava lamp typeface).

Typefaces from 2017: Felix, Vinyl Script, Millenials (sic), Happy Party, Licht Monoline Script, Qasmi Script, Hitam, Red Merah, Gloomy Night (Halloween font), Gloomy Line, Declara (script), Loveya (calligraphic), Rishtee Signature, Legenda, Indah Script, Exco (sans), Brat Brush, Hatake Brush, Otella Signature, Jaiho Script, Manda Script, Sanies Script, Wolca, Thesla Script, Thory (hipster style), Matta, Sanies Script, Beukah, Miliki, Starmix, Arlisa Script, Raport, Cebo, Tanda Signature, Nelvita Script, Aldine (script), Lexlox, Vallen, Aeron (brush font).

Typefaces from 2018: Arrival, Qsans (layered), Allexis (signature font), Ariel, Esteh, Tahu (a free script typeface), Cakra Script, Fresh Grapes, Asans Layer, Levo Sans (layered), Reman (a free script font), Apalu (a free brush script), Asans (a sketched layered font), Klasic Script, Happy Party, Slavina Script, Abuget (free).

Home Page. Creative fabrica link. Behance link. Dafont link. Creative Market link. Graphic River link. Newest Behance link. Aka Matfine on Fontbundles. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Klapaucius Co

Singapore (and before that, Jakarta, Indonesia)-based designer of Elena (2015, a connected rough brush script), Clark & Lou (2015, a scribbly hand-crafted typeface), Tim (2015, a hand-printed typeface), August (2015), Lisa Marie (2015, a great calligraphic brush script), and Bartolomew (2015, a hand-crafted poster font).

Typefaces from 2016: Paris 1920 Script, Paris 1920 Sans, Sarah Loewe, Butterscotch Popcorn (rough brush), Carissa Wellington, Every Summer (brush style), Oatmeal Jack, Patricia Dorothy (a watercolor brush script), Nicoline, Old Emma, Emilia Baker (a great watercolor brush script), Herbert Lemuel (Victorian)l, Edeline (watercolor brush script), Ilana Bloom (brush script), Patrick Pie (Script and Sans), Harper Moe, Brandine (connected brush script), Hannah Abbot, Ornette (brush face that emulates a sans), Briella (a great watercolor brush script), Margot and Margery, August, Astrud Miller (described as a feminine brush type font), Jane Bugg (watercolor brush), Emilia Baker (watercolor brush script).

Typefaces from 2017: Anita Liana Script, Hannah Abbot (+Sans), Leah Gaviota (casual typeface family), Jenna Jenkins (a messy script that approaches handwriting), Paula Paulina (Script+Sans).

Typefaces from 2018: La Pimienta, Bronze & Copper, Carlagata, Anita Liana Script. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Konstantina Louka
[Nantia]

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Larabie Fonts
[Ray Larabie]

Well over 500 original designs by Ray Larabie formerly from from Port Credit/Mississauga, Ontario, but now in Nagoya, Japan. Fontspace link. Dafont link. Abstract Fonts link. Another URL. Another URL. Fontsy link.

Ray Larabie's fonts were originally free. The site was discontinued in the summer of 2001. Ray Larabie started a second life in his new commercial foundry, Typodermic, which opened in the Autumn of 2001.

The following fonts are free: Blue Highway (1996-2011, based on American road signs, +Linocut), Strenuous, Shlop (2001, blood drip font), Tofu, Electoral Blue, Embargo, Lunaurora, MarqueeMoon, President Gas (nice stencil font), Motorcade, Overload, Baltar (2010), Dignity of Labour (1999), DirtyBakersDozen (1998, military stencil), Mufferaw (2000), Kimberley (2002), Typodermic, Mexcellent (2000, a great triline and 3D face), Minya (old typewriter font), PulseState, Quinquefoliate, Yadou, Para-Aminobenzoic, Hydrogen Whiskey, Metal Lord (an Iron Maiden font made in 1996), Golden Girdle, DazzleShips, Kredit, Minisystem, Boron, RiotAct, GlazKrak (1996), SoRunDown (1997; visions of Detroit in 2010), YellowPills, Fake Receipt, Tinsnips, Lucky Ape, Bailey's Car, Icicle Country, Home Sweet Home, Let's Eat, Giant Tigers, RoboKoz, Snidely, Xtra-Flexi-Disc, Fluoride Beings, Field Day Filter, Bramalea Beauty (1998), Braeside Lumberboy (stencil font), Oliver's Barney, Rothwell, Fragile Bombers, Yawnovision, Superheterodyne, Massive Retaliation, Instant Tunes, Neurochrome, Xenowort, Balcony Angels, Neuropol Deluxe, Quadaptor, Deftone Stylus, Lady Starlight, LetterSet, Map of You, First Blind, Larabiefont (monospaced, 1999), Monofonto (monospaced, 1999), Orange kid, Thiamine (1999), Green Fuzz, Gunplay (stencil font), Mail Ray Stuff, Walshes Outline, Mississauga, Union city blue, Carbon Phyber (1999-2009), Carbon Block, Plain Cred, First Blind, Walshes, Credit river, Dendritic Voltage, Neuropolitical, Poke, Port Credit, Lesser Concern, Kustom Kar, Mold Papa, Kleptocracy, Blue Highway D, Hots, Coolvetica, Holy Smokes, Chinese Rocks, sudbury Basin, Lilliput steps, Hurontario, Participants, Adriator (1999), Airmole (2000), Airmole Antique (2000), Ethnocentric, Biting My Nails, Biting Outline, Dyspepsia, Vanilla Whale, Libel Suit, Effloresce, BeatMyGuest, DreamOrphans, EffloresceAntique, EnnobledPet, Euphorigenic, EyeRhyme, GotNoHeart, Hamma Mamma Jamma (1998), Octoville, PlainCred1978, Plasmatic, RadiosinMotionHard, Densmore (a modern stencil font), RadiosinMotion (a morse font), Sexsmith, ShouldveKnown, ShouldveKnownShaded, 20thCenturyFontItalic, Counterscraps, Cretino, Crystal Radio Kit, Duality, Echelon (1999, + Italic), Effloresce, Fabian, KenyanCoffee, MinyaNouvelle, OliversBarney, Oil Crisis (2002, car dingbats), SybilGreen (2000), Tork (2000), Degrassi, Vibrocentric, Rafika (stencil font), Berylium, Pakenham, Steelfish (see here), Bullpen, Almonte Woodgrain, Sandoval, Sappy Mugs (2002, mugshots), Colourbars, Unispace, Urkelian (1998), Subpear, Stasmic, StreetCred (1998), Zekton Dots, Vademecum, Vectroid (2000), Zeroes One (1999).

The early commercial fonts at Typodermic included Amienne (2004, brush script), Asterisp (named Aplha through Iota, asterisks, 2000), Bomr (2002), Jillican, Tank (2004, an octagonal face), Telidon Ink and Wyvern. Rare Larabie fonts. Mass download. Direct access to some fonts. Noteworthy is that Neuropol is the font in the official logo of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games. Roxio's new Easy Media Creator 7 includes 36 updated Ray Larabie freeware fonts with expanded character sets, kerning, Euro symbol and installable embedding: Arnprior, Baveuse, Berylium, Berylium Bold Italic, Blue Highway (based on the US highway series E font), Blue Highway Condensed, Blue Highway D Type, Blue Highway Bold, Blue Highway Linocut, Burnstown Dam, Carbon Block, Credit Valley (+ B, I,&BI), Earwig Factory, Hurry Up, Kredit, Krystoid, Minya Nouvelle (+ B, I,&BI), Neuropol, Planet Benson 2, Pupcat (unicase), Stereofidelic, Sybil Green (2000, girlish font), Teen (+ B, I, BI, Light, and Light Italic)), Velvenda Cooler, Velvenda MegablackWaker.

Fonts made in 2004-2005: Stentiga (free), Boopee, Zalderdash, First Blind 2, Fenwick Outline, Amienne, Induction, Huxtable, Good Times, Euphorigenic, Neuropolitical, Effloresce, Squealer, Axaxax, Coolvetica, Cretino, Heroid (comic book).

Catalog of the typefaces in the Larabie Fonts collection. Klingspor link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Letterhend Studio (or: Magang Letterhend)
[Hendry Juanda]

Hendry Juanda runs Letterhend Studio in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He designed the signage script typefaces Redoura (2016) and Kadisoka (2016), and the accompanying Redoura Serif (2016) and Kadisoka Monoline (2016). Hendry also designed the hand-crafted typefaces Signerella Script (2016, +Sans), Motherline (2016), Motherline Sans (2016), Mukadua (2016), Mukadua Script (2016), Sakra (2016) and Sakra Script (2016).

Typefaces from 2017: Kaylar Script (formal calligraphy), Keylar Serif, Legion, Hipsterious (signage script), Megattor (script), Dear Jane Script, Wonder Stark, Kingbirds (monoline script), Mandatory (Sans+Script), Modesta Script, Romzul Sans (a fat finger font by Muhammad Romzul Khoir), Kanuda (by Galih Prasetyo), Aamonoline (by Ageng Jatmiko), Fad Script, Ageng Sans, Anisa Sans, Morsel, Mukadua, The Lentigo, Quinible, Storytella, Rose Colored, Swiftone, Antone (letterpress family), Retrology (monoline script), Claytonia, Pipetton (brush Script and Sans), Marttabuck (retro), Gloriant Signature Script, Jouska, Brooklyn (dry brush), Holiday, Take Easy (dry brush), Larizo Script (brush script), Vanillate (monoline retro script).

Typefaces from 2018: Bigstorm Script, Melania Script (named after the first golddigger), Holiday, Motherline, Take Easy (dry brush), Harsey (a 16-font toolbox of signage scripts and dingbats), Dearday Script, Dearday Sans, Blodders, Callonsky, Kulon, Quicken, Reklase, Skizzle, Storytella, Brighter.

Aka Magang Letterhend. Behance link. Dafont link. Graphicriver link. Dafont link. Creative Market link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

LetteringDelights.com

This outfit will make your handwriting into a font. There are commercial fonts from Cock-A-Doodle Design (2USD/font), Creating Keepsakes (names start with CK), Inspire Graphics, Karen Foster Design (names start with KF, as in KF Bonkers, KF Bugs, KF Carnival, KF Fun Font), LetteringDelights.com (names start with LD), PrintDog Design, PC Hugware. If you fill out a form, send email, become a member and spend ten minutes on their page, you'll get five free fonts. List of about 500 fonts as of April 2003. All fonts have an "Inspire Graphics" copyright notice. A partial list of the LD fonts: LDAgua, LDAmore, LDAntique, LDAntler, LDApple, LDArchitect, LDArtsy, LDBabyPin, LDBaby, LDBallet, LDBaseball, LDBasketball, LDBatBall, LDBeach, LDBeehive, LDBikini, LDBillboard, LDBooBoo, LDBoogie, LDBows, LDBubbles, LDBubbley, LDButterfly, LDButton, LDCake, LDCalligraphix, LDCamping, LDCandles, LDCarolers, LDCats, LDCeltic, LDChalk, LDCharming, LDChildish, LDChristmasBulbs, LDChristmasLights, LDChubby, LDCityScape, LDClover, LDConfetti, LDCool, LDCostumes, LDCritters, LDCrosstich, LDCupid, LDCuteCurls, LDDabble, LDDainty, LDDaisy, LDDelightful, LDDenim, LDDerby, LDDiary, LDDiver, LDDoodles, LDDotty, LDDoubleLine, LDEarMuffs, LDEasterBasket, LDEasterEggs, LDEasy, LDElementary, LDFallingLeaves, LDFierro, LDFigureSkating, LDFillIn, LDFinePrint1, LDFinePrint10, LDFinePrint11, LDFinePrint12, LDFinePrint13, LDFinePrint14, LDFinePrint15, LDFinePrint16, LDFinePrint17, LDFinePrint2, LDFinePrint3, LDFinePrint4, LDFinePrint5, LDFinePrint6, LDFinePrint7, LDFinePrint8, LDFinePrint9, LDFineScript1, LDFineScript2, LDFineScript3, LDFineScript4, LDFineScript5, LDFineScript6, LDFineScript7, LDFirecracker, LDFloaties, LDFlora, LDFlowers, LDFlurry, LDFlyfish, LDFootball, LDFrankenstein, LDFrosty, LDFunky, LDFunnySerif, LDGala, LDGhosts, LDGhouls, LDGift, LDGingerbread, LDGirlyCurls, LDGobble, LDGoingNuts, LDGolf, LDGreeting, LDGridiron, LDGrin, LDHand, LDHappyHats, LDHeartThrob, LDHeliumEars1, LDHolly, LDHuggyBear, LDHugs, LDIrish, LDItalic, LDJersey, LDJournaling, LDJoyful, LDJubilee, LDJumpy, LDLaundry, LDLeaves, LDLoneStar, LDLoveStruck, LDLuvnLace, LDMaple, LDMasquerade, LDMickE, LDMickE, LDMixed, LDMonster, LDMusic (2001), LDMusical, LDNativity, LDNativity, LDNeighborhood, LDNorthPole, LDNotePad, LDNotebook, LDOwie, LDPalmTrees, LDParade, LDPartyHats, LDPartyTime, LDPeekABoo, LDPenInk, LDPlank, LDPlumbing, LDPoof, LDPookie, LDPopCorn, LDPotoGold, LDPresents, LDPretty, LDPrint1, LDPrint10, LDPrint11, LDPrint12, LDPrint13, LDPrint14, LDPrint15, LDPrint16, LDPrint17, LDPrint18, LDPrint19, LDPrint2, LDPrint20, LDPrint21, LDPrint3, LDPrint4, LDPrint5, LDPrint6, LDPrint7, LDPrint8, LDPrint9, LDPuffy, LDPumpkin, LDQuickScript, LDQuilt, LDRV, LDRiverRun, LDRosebud, LDRoses, LDRounded, LDRoyal, LDSailing, LDSandCastle, LDScouter, LDScrapbooking, LDScratch, LDScratchyPen, LDScript1, LDScript2, LDScript3, LDScript4, LDScript5, LDScroll, LDSeashells, LDShadow, LDShamrock, LDShellyPrint, LDShellyScript, LDSign, LDSketch, LDSlanted, LDSlapHappy, LDSleek, LDSlender, LDSmiles, LDSmokey, LDSmooch, LDSnowman, LDSoccerBall, LDSoccer, LDSpecs, LDSpider, LDSplash, LDSpooks, LDSportDots, LDSports, LDSpringtime, LDSquiggle, LDStarSerif, LDStars, LDStencil, LDStringBean, LDStylin, LDSunflower, LDSunshine, LDSuper, LDTallPen, LDTallTale, LDTennis, LDTopHat, LDTuxedo, LDTwitterpated, LDUSA, LDVolleyball, LDWalt, LDWaterski, LDWeb, LDWildFlower, LDWitchy, LDWormy, LDWroughtIron, LDYoungster, LDZoo.

Typefaces from 2007: LD Unique.

Fonts from 2008: LD Platform Soul, LD Little Piggy, LD Little Buggy (scratchy face), LDJ Boxed Flirt, LD Santa Fe (grunge), LD Socialite, LD Teensel, LDJ Verdant Leaves.

Additions at the end of 2009: LD Adornment, LD Dear Miss Rose, LD Bostonian, LD Artist's Intent, LD Abe Lincoln, LD Baskin Sundae, LD Bold Blake, LD Edward, LD Bella, LD Bon Vivant.

Fonts from 2010: LD Dear Diary (hand-printed). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lettersiro

Indonesian designer of these hand-crafted typefaces in 2017: Stay Outside, Amsterdam (signature script), Mellisa Script, Sunshine Script, Sunshine Ornaments, Holland (signature script), Beauty (monoline script), Gisellia (signature script), Calling Heart (brush script), Handsome (dry brush script). Creative Fabrica link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Logoglyph

Swiss logo type service outfit located in Winterthur. Makes truetype fonts for money. Free demo font Logo (1997). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Logos

Links of sites with logos (usually in EPS format), courtesy of RSD99 on abf:

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Lost Volt Typefoundry
[Ryan Prasetya]

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 Beautiful Friday (a calligraphic script and about 20 related hand-crafted typefaces), Mutiara Vintage (letterpress emulation), the connected Vanessa, the connected script The Flanela, Mutiara (brush script), Nadhin Script (cursive), Nadhin Sans, Lussira Brushscript, Castrina Typescript and Syaquilla, as well as the spurred Victorian typeface Evolution.

Typefaces from 2016: Agistha (logotype and script), Novitha Script, Kali Angke (layering typeface), Shella Hera (sans and script).

Typefaces from 2017: Moon & Chips, Vhiena, Vhiena 2.0 (layered), Vayentha Script, Vayentha Sans, The Braggest.

Typefaces from 2018: Madeleine (a free signature font), Lineton (sans).

Behance link. Graphicriver link. Creative Market link. Dafont lnk. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Luc(as) de Groot
[TheTypes digital typefoundry]

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Lucy Chugg
[Creativeqube Design]

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Ma2zak Computers

Custom signature fonts. Dead link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Made Deduk
[Deduk Suandana]

Or Deduk Suandanaipande. Bali, Indonesia-based designer of the free display typefaces Merthy (2016, calligraphic script), Druchilla (2016), Breathe Karma (2016), Carrinady (2016), Rowdy (2016), Chandry (2016, connected script), Old Alpha (2016), Autumn Leaves (2016, textured with a floral pattern) and Anggun (2016).

Typefaces from 2017: Die Hard, Hamer, Harley (script), Pink Gladiolus, Madeleine (ultra-wide sans), Draconian, Amandella (calligraphic), Strong Bold (ink splash script), Jet Pilot (squarish), Bright Beauty (creamy connected script), In Blossom (watercolor brush script), Triumph Wheels, Budhayanti, Moonchrome, Madeleine, Claiborne, Geovana, Draconian, Wild River, Sugar Candy (free signature font), Bilody Rainan (brush), Amandella (calligraphic), The Dark Titan (a textured typeface family).

Typefaces from 2018: Homerun (signage script), Skytree (brush script). Dafont link. Graphicriver link. Creative Market link. Creative Fabrica link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Magic Fonts
[Marvin Wong]

This used to be be a great kiwi professional font service site run by Marvin Wong out of Auckland. Our professional services feature a wide range of expertise in Image Fonts, Picture Fonts, Logo Fonts, Signature Fonts, Symbol Fonts, Handwriting Fonts, and Multiple Language Fonts. Several truetype sample fonts could be downloaded. Prices varied from 10USD (one signature) to 120USD (full connected handwriting font). Fonts: MFpad4, MFpatent, MFrings2, MF-hint, MF-pic, MF_bankcheck (MICR font), MF_boats, MF_sig, MFbmw5b, MFbmwZ8, MFcareCA, MFcareJP, MFrings, MFrky6. It disappeared ca. 2004 after only a handful of years. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Marcelo Inez

Brazilian designer of Sharpie Script (2017), Shelton Script (2017), Mr. Roosevelt Handwritten (2017, a signature font), Bellathin (2017), Facino Dolce (2017), Gracious Script (2017), Fascinating Signature (2017), Hairstroke Script (2017), Sinker (2017), Glamorous Script (2017), Spectacular Script (2017) and Absolute Script (2017).

Typefaces from 2018: Blanc Signature. Creative Market link. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Måns Grebäck
[Aring Typeface]

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Mark Bremmer

Commercial site where Mark Bremmer offers to make custom handwriting and signature fonts for increased security (so that things cannot be forged). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Marvin Wong
[Magic Fonts]

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Mas Anis
[Muhammad Naufal Anis]

Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer (b. 2000) of the brush script typefaces Peudada (2017) and Pallaraja (2017). In 2018, he designed the script typefaces Allyca, Old Djakarta (signature font), Brian Strait, Daniesha and Shella. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Masterfont (or: Studio Rosenberg)
[Zvika Rosenberg]

Zvika Rosenberg (b. 1949, a graduate from Bezalel Academy of Design in Jerusalem) designs the Hebrew fonts at Tel-Aviv's Masterfont (est. 1986; was: Studio Rosenberg, est. 1975, his own design studio). Commercial Hebrew, Arab, Latin and barcode fonts for Mac and PC. The font design is managed bvy Zvika Rosenberg, while the marketing department is headed by Psika Rosenberg. Included in the 1300+ font library are Akvarel (oriental simulation), Evyatar, Eventov, Elizov, Aspeset, Nisha, Rahav, Ego, Edgar, Muly, Adam, Aharony, Autograph, Hugo, Alexandra, Grafity, Hafgana, Ura, Rahat, Oron, Iguana, Eyal, Junior, Ayalon, Internet, Interes, Litam, Stempa, Copyfax, Ishit, Panda, Arava, Dror, Algom, Elegant, Erela, Aristo, Eshkol, Golda, Pola, Azmaout, Diploma, Gnuzot, Midbar, Mizrahi, Margaliot, Azmaout, Partom, Papaya (Bukvaraz 2001 award), Universe, Mekorot, Koren, Shmuel, Frankruhl, Gilboa, David, Narkis, Ada, Abetka, Hadassa, Yarden, Meteor, Miriam, Naama, Skitza, Petite, Cola, Yalon, Rosenberg, Tamrurim, Agada, Efrat, Arbel, Arsenal, Beresheet, Bruto, Bat Sheva, Greifer, Hut, Hatzvi, Zorea, Hermon, Architekt, Junior, Klilit, Rubin, Chocolade, Handwriting, Marhaba, Poster, Inbal, Media, KtivaTama, Jeep, Asam, Ecology, Dalia, Johnni Lasso, Hiroshima, Harakiri, Lahmaniot, Sapir, Haim. A signature font at 45 USD. Logo font service as well. Vendor of the Boutros Arabic fonts.

MyFonts page. Designers at Masterfont include Zvi Narkiss, Yaakov Agam, Asher Oron, Pini Hemo, Asher Gat, Yigal Feurstein, Ada Yardeni and many others. Zvika Rosenberg himself designed these typefaces: Abirim MF, Agada MF, Agudal MF, Aharoni Polished MF, Alilon MF (2009, hand-printed), Almenat MF (2008), Balonim MF (2005), Etzada MF (2005), Ribuim MF (2009), Selihot MF, Tachsheet MF (2008), Aluma MF, Autograph, Ayalon, Azmaout, Balora MF, Banim MF, Bat Sheva MF, Braun MF, Broadway, Brosh MF, Brutto MF, Butterfly MF, Capital MF, Chilli MF, Chips, Circle Numbers MF, Comics MF (1997), Copy Fax, Darbuka MF, David MF, Dimdumim, Emda MF, Enzoagada MF, Esheet MF, Eyal, Fantazia MF (a house font---I am not sure Rosenberg did this himself), Finish MF, Garinim Shehorim MF, Graffiti (1993), Greifer MF, Hafgana, Haim Arukeem MF, Haim MF, Havazelet MF, Interes MF, Jeans, Katava MF, Kilshon MF, Klaf, Klemantina MF, Ktiva MF, LeBe MF, Linoleum MF, Lippa MF, Litam MF, Lueeza MF, Magazine MF, Marhaba, Marker, Mechola, Melach Haaretz MF, Mishpatim, Molecule MF, Ovech MF, Panda MF, Papaya MF, Parmezan MF, Pergula MF, Petit MF, Pigama MF, Pitka MF, Poema MF, Portal MF, Pronto MF, Protocol MF, MF Ramot (1993), Remington, Rimon, Rosenberg, Rosenberg Naot Square MF, Rosenberg Promo MF, Rosenberg Ski MF, Rosenberg Solo MF, Rosenberg-Naot MF, Rosenberg Textile MF (2010), Shablona, Shanti MF, Shavit MF, Shiboota MF, Shmulik Yael MF (2010, hand-printed), Shmulik Three Egozim MF (2010), Shmulik Kibutz MF (2010), Shmulik Katz MF (2010), Shmulik Hasamba MF (2010, painted letters), Shmulik Dorit MF (2010, signage face), Shmulik Diralehaskir MF (2010), Shooma, Shopping MF, Skitsa, Square Numbers MF, Stempa MF, Sucariot, Sweeta MF, Tapuz MF, Tambour MF (2010), Taxi MF, Terminal MF, Tiltan MF, Turmus MF, Unplugged MF, Zeebra MF, Zlafim, Zoola MF. PDF file showing these 2009 fonts: MFTVilna-Bold, Vilna MF (2003, Zvika Rosenberg), MFTDavid-Bold, MFTDavid, MFTNarkisClassic-Bold, MFTNarkisClassic, MFTNarkisClassicLight, MFTNarkisClassicMedium, MFTNewLivorno-Bold, MFTNewLivorno. These fonts feature Nikud, justification alternates and cantillation marks (in Hebrew, Teamim or Teamey Hamiqra), which are used with Biblical texts as notes for reading the text in public.

In 2013, he designed the Hebrew typefaces Alphon MF and Aplikazia MF. Other typefaces from around 2013 include Celeb MF (2014), Chalifa MF (2013), Chalifa Serif MF (2013), Documentary MF (2012), Einsfor MF (2012), Faculta MF (2013), Gizbarut MF (2013), Gizbarut Serif MF (2013), Gulanash MF (2013), Hardal MF (2013), High Techist MF (2012), Intelect MF (2012), Kafri MF (2012), Kolorabi MF (2012), Kesem MF (2014), Kvisa MF (2012), Lakreeut MF (2014), Malmala MF (2014), Mitkatevet MF (2013), Muskamot MF (2014), Prozdor MF (2013), Revoluzia MF (2012), Rokach MF (2012), Rosenberg Textile Square MF (2012), Rugatka MF (2012), Salame MF (2014), Shoshanim MF (2012), Simania MF (2013), Sveder MF (2013), Teoria MF (2012), Vatik MF (2014), Zrima MF (2013).

Besof Hakaitz MF (2014) is a Hebrew typeface that emulates the techno disco style of the 1980s.

View Zvika Rosenberg's typefaces. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Match Fonts
[Michel Bujardet]

Match Fonts is the West Hollywood, CA-based foundry led by Michel Bujardet (b. Bordeaux, France, 1951), who is Mike Budge on alt.binaries.fonts. They make and sell interesting font paks. A particular favorite of mine is the Calligraphic Fonts Pack 2, which has the beautiful medieval-look typeface Rodolphe (2001), together with the Chancellerie family, the blackletter font SquareText, and a few Uncial fonts called Oncial. Free demos. Cursive Handwriting is a 6-font pak for teaching handwriting. Also offering a handwriting and signature font service. Among free offerings, check Le Blackmail (ransom font). Also, commercial fonts for these languages: Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Greek, Hawaian, International Phonetic (IPA), Hebrew, Hieroglyphs, Hungarian, Japanese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Marshallese, Polynesian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Turkish, Ukrainian, Yiddish.

Interesting typefaces: Boulon (letters with bolts), Bujardet Freres (French restaurant type), Calebasse (1997, semi-psychedelic), Chinoiseries (Chinese look-alike), Cristolikid (LCD), Diodes Light, Grecques, Halloween, Malabars, Metroplitain (art nouveau), Monogram, Octogone, Osselets (bones), Parador, Ruban Dis-Moi, SilBooettes, TSF et Compagnie, Venitienne, Yiddilatin, Zebrues, and the dingbats Dinosotype, Alphabetzier, Nahkt Hieroglyphics, Norman Prince (children's handwriting), Angelots, Sceaux, Seraphiques, Talismans, La Main Guided, La Main Solid (both children's tracing fonts), Bordini, Bordofixed, BoumBoum, ChapClerk, Dactylographe (nice!), Halotique (sans serif), Tortillon (2001, art deco), Normographe (great too!), Normafixed, Oloron, Parlante (serif family), Presse (typewriter), Technicien. Plus handwriting fonts Skrypta, Skryptaag (upright and connected), Willegha. a Morse Code font. The Halloween pack includes Coulures, Halloween, Osselets and SilBooettes. Fixed width fonts include Dactylographe, Oloron, Bordo, Norma. Direct access. Interview and photo. Alternate URL (in French), with many more fonts, such as the handwritten Pierre, Mariette. MICR E13 B font.

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Matt Chisholm
[Glyphobet (was: mattt's fonts)]

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Mattias Josephson
[mytruetype]

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Maulana Creative
[Gilang Maulana]

Bandung and/or Jakarta, Indonesia-based creator of Passion (2015, thick marker script), Elrotex (2015, thick brush script), Arkana Script (2015), Asia Otasi (2015, thick brush script), Wolf Reality (2015, thick brush typeface), Atorak (2015, brush script), Soulmater (2015, a calligraphic script), Zurich (2015, a heavy brush font), Chromount (2015), Constanta (2015, brush typeface), Tristan (2015, fat brush style), Rissa (2015, a fat brush script), Morracle (2015, hand-painted brush font; free), 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).

Typefaces from 2016: Astronaut, Axwell (dry brush font), Allia (calligraphic), Broke, Dounuts (a great calligraphic script), Hattes (brush script), Blesd (connected hairline script), Kalista (connected script), Arissa (rough brush), Lote Santos (marker script), Sobod (a great high-contrast creamy script), Qoobly, Supartiny (thin calligraphic script), Evadoffi Script (calligraphic), Adellove, Alissya Script (heavy brush font), Rustic Station, Wonder Sunshine, Kania Script, Rabbits Hole, Easy Brush Font, Bottle Massow Brush Script, Sottafles (brush script), Roselowe (brush script), Pratiwi (connected formal script), Zonas (breezy script), Zonas Sans, Wosser, Palm Brush, Mornin Awesome, Jarvish Blurry Brush, Morning Wishes (calligraphic script), Valdemar (bold script), However Store.

Typefaces from 2017: Klast (signature font), Santashoes Script, Raisa Script, Harris Signature, Aerials, Fturism, Contaur, Bouttiques, Gladise (signature script), Bottle Massow, Sustans (script), Constanta (heavy brush), Otentic (signature font), Hard To Love (dry brush), Bware, Love Hewits, Glamoush, Like Father Like Son, Brostars, Kottam (dry brush), Swanish, Little Kittens (script), Afattal, Peter Jhons (signature font), Sallad (brush script), Sandia Brush, Augustia Signature, Astrolight Signature, Casses, Boostpest (brush), Habbit, Without You, Vesial (brush script), Hatton, Jollie, Bom Day (signage script), Rohtwo, Rusa Hitam, Authen Brush, Walrus, Datto (brush script), Masto (brush script), Astronaut Signature, Jolies, Arion Signature, Gamot, Dattsy (a signature font), Sbastian Signature Clean.

Typefaces from 2018: Hellicopters (sic) (signature font), Love Rosnita, Agrem (sans), Motters (connected script), Stampson Signature, Solevate, Smith Allison (a signature font), Asturria, Awosem, Amber Queen (a signature script). Behance link. Graphicriver link. Another Behance link. Dafont link. Creative Market link. Unsure if Graphic Assets is another identity. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Maxime's Professional TrueType Signatures

Finally, a free 24-hour signature truetype font service by Maxime. You have to scan your signature and send it. French language service also available (Signatures TrueType Professionnelles de Maxime). [Google] [More]  ⦿

MCType Typography and Bar Code

Marek Cerajewski's Windsor, Ontario-based outfit selling barcode fonts and solutions. Also a calligraphy/signature service. This was Cerajewski Computer Consulting, where prices started at 40 dollars per font. Freebies include eight Morse code fonts, and one Braille font (MC Braille). PC, TT and type 1. High quality Morse code fonts: International Morse Codes MC morse_International_1890, MC morse_Baudot_5_Unit, MC morse_VanDuuren_7_Unit; MC morse_US_Navy_Bugle_1920; American or Railway Morse Code font MC morse_Am_or_Railway_1844, Vail morse code font MC morse_Vail_Code_1837; Double Translation Morse Code font MC morse_Double_Trans_1835; Rock Telegraph of the US Vietnam POW's font MC morse_Vietnam_POWs_1965. Barcode packages (not free): Code 11, Code 128, Code 2 of 5 industrial, Code 2 of 5 interleaved, Code 2 of 5 standard, Code 3 of 9, Code 93, Code Codabar, Code EAN, Code MSI, Code Plessey, Code Postnet and FIM Marks, Code 4 State. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Médiatic

This French outfit specializes in beautiful handwriting fonts, often calligraphic or with an old look. Prices vary from 50 to 200USD per font: Calligraphie Parchemin, Calligraphie Princesse, Ambassador, Karen, Charlotte, Sebastian are some of the fonts. Your personal handwriting font for 360USD. For a few extra dollars, you can have alternate characters made as well, such as dingbats, math, bold characters, signatures, or special accents. They also sell the handwriting fonts of famous people: Delacroix, Rousseau, Van Gogh, Voltaire, Gauguin, Chateaubriand, Monet, Mme de Sévigné, Georges Sand, François Rabelais, Victor Hugo, Rimbaud, Georges Washington, Nostradamus, Léonard de Vinci. For 600 dollars, you can get an 8-font set of your handwriting which, under Word, will make the letters change as you write. Finally, they offer a collection of orthographic fonts for kids (for connected handwriting): abcCP3Lignes, abcCP2Lignes, abcCEMLignes and abcCPEM, the former three being lined. Recent link for purchasing the fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mediatic

London-based personal font service: 163 USD per font. If you want a bold version and your signature as well, the total is 200 USD. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mediatic Handwriting Fonts

London-based personal font service for your own handwriting. Expensive. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mega Type

Aceh, Indonesia-based typefoundry specializing in calligraphic script typefaces. In 2018, they published Reading (a signature font), and Marchanda. In 2017, they published Gebrina, Bethanya, Kamelia and Prestiquen. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Meine Unterschrift

Karl Welker from Kaiserslautern, Germany, will make your signature into a truetype font for about 20 Euros. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Meine Unterschrift
[Karl Welker]

German signature font service by Karl Welker. There is a free sample truetype font, Unterschr_Muster. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mellow Design Lab
[Kelly Reed]

Mellow Design Lab is Kelly Reed (USA). Her typefaces from 2015: the watercolor brush typefaces Ocean Adventure and Honey, the rough brush typeface Hurst (+dingbats), the hand-crafted fonts Morrison (+Outline) and Hotel, and the connected script typeface La Tomarina.

In 2016, Kelly designed Alivia (a calligraphc script), Henrylistica, Moonlight (dry brush typeface), Hitchhiker (brush script), Fur Banhart Script, Hello Neighbor Script, Flowers in December, Sorilena (script), Spelling Night, Spirit of Montana, Artistic Friend, Josefina, Belfortello Script, Ewelvian Script, Just Believe, Ambassador, Off The Wall (rough brush), Carlshamn (upright brush script), Magnolia, Secret of Julia, Montreal Script, Sail Whale, Bostion, Catfish Blues, Ink Fortune, Jeniffer Script, Bamboo Tree, Good Times, Yellow Lime (calligraphic), Air Wooster Script, Amber Light (watercolor brush), Marseline (calligraphic script), Smitten (script), Brilliant (calligraphic script), Bristol (connected brush script), Starina Script (connected script), Rochesten (brush font) and Aliresi.

Typefaces from 2017: Heartful Monday, Gamla Stan (a fantastic signature font), Romantic Script, Henrylistica Script, Yorkshire, Patersson, Finn&Lohna (calligraphic), Torshavn Script (brush script), Little Moose Script, Smoothie, Justine, Family Bloom (fat script), Malina, Hey Friend, Melody, Power, Ferilistica Script, Kelmi Script, Smiths, Galimo, Pineapple Script, Miller (dry brush), Salt (dry brush), Manstarw (brush script), Moperly Script (inky pen script), Geffry Script, Sader Time (dry brush script), Melodysta Script, Zambia Script, Northway Script, Galapagos Script, Montana Script, Millioner, Aliviero Script, Countryside, Montyray, Macchiato, Mustache, Hooper, Carmensita, Rimbaud Script, Pendelton Script (brush style), Night In White Satin (textured script), Pineapple (dry brush font), Litle Seahorse.

Typefaces from 2018: Leaf & Twig, Antwerpen, Jolimer, Bonnie & Lary (brush script).

Interestingly, on Behance, Kelly operates as River Port out of Murmansk, Russia. Newest Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Merk Mansoon
[The Traveling Fox]

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Michael Gilliam
[Flycatcher Design]

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Michel Bujardet
[Match Fonts]

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Miley Cyrus
[Cheapfontgenerator]

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MissinkLab Studio
[Beni Pantona]

Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of Chintia (2016, calligraphic script), Ermaifar (2016, brush script), Salma Script (2016), Montic (2016, calligraphic), Vantom Script (2016), Salma Script (2016), the dry brush fonts Gendong Brush (2016) and Rooftop Brush (2016), the calligraphic typefaces Alejandra (2016) and Mangat (2016), the signage script typeface Bentoh (2016), the connected script typeface Bacalah (2016), and the hand-lettered Uncle Ben (2016) and Alanna (2016).

Typefaces from 2017: Alcott Ghalliana, Calia Macitta, Victh, Rita Carollina, Martila, Demittri (signature script), Kanittia, Vlottheli, Sallyh Alotah (a script, + floral illustrations), Haruki Primadonha (a nice brush script), Rallifornia Brush, Veruttala (a great brush script), Rocketstone, Ermaifar Script, Alanna, Banthei Laju, Materime, Kallitha, Pathigla, Bettlunerd (dry brush), Honey Brush, Elmah, Melinda (a great upright dry brush script), Mailitta, Funntastic, Paitane (swashy script), Ricttoria (calligraphic script), Hello Shalia, Rockabey, Vapetla, Saswitta, Aletcia, Ammhenthi, Alinkha Bothine (a great upright calligraphic script), Banthei Laju, Fanttikha, Beettrot, Brailes (dry brush script), Amatira (calligraphic script), Hello Gabhila, Claudhia, Jhelio, Rachellia (calligraphic script), Molinha (script), Bolor (brush style). Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mokhamad Junaedi
[Jun Art (or: Semuthitam)]

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Morovia Fontware

Barcode specialist in Markham, Ontario. They sell custom barcode fonts, and make your signature into a type 1 font (70 USD). They also sell the Monterey Barcode Creator which supports Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Code 39 Extended, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-13, EAN-8 and POSTNET. At Dafont, pick up the free barcode font MRVCode39extMA. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Motokiwo
[Anton Cahyono]

Madiun, Indonesia-based designer of these typefaces in 2018: Billy The gang (signage script), Smoothy, Husterdun (signature font), Brave Heart (graffiti brush), Atziluth Script, Beatrix Signature and Rotterland. Creative Fabrica link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

mrkhoir012
[Muhammad Romzul Khoir]

Jepara, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1996) of the decorative caps typeface Karakter (2017), the monoline script Suprats (2017), the culturally inspired Jepara Carving Font (2017), the script typeface Cahyati (2017), and the free fat finger font Romzul Sans (2017, Letterhend Studio).

Typefaces from 2018: Massali (signature script). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Muhammad Husni Haikal
[Graphicfresh (was: Sameeh Store, or Sameeh Media)]

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Muhammad Naufal Anis
[Mas Anis]

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Muhammad Ridha

Architect and designer in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, who created the tattoo and metal band blackletter font Amstha, Architecture (technical writing font), Ghotic, and the signature font Attitude in 2018. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Muhammad Romzul Khoir
[mrkhoir012]

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MyLiveSignature

Free online signature maker---only, not in your own handwriting. [Google] [More]  ⦿

MyOwnFont

Free software for the generation of truetype fonts from handwriting using a tablet for PC. Developed by Philip Lanier from Washington. Example of a font made with this software. [Google] [More]  ⦿

mytruetype
[Mattias Josephson]

This was an English truetype handwriting font service run from Norrkoping, Sweden by Mattias Josephson. Free fonts here included Karin Josephson (1999), Lisa Heine (1999) and Mikael Gustavsson. Link died and was removed. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Namib Rubber Stamps

Namibian handwriting font service, based in Windhoek. It has a small archive of fonts. One free font: Address Symbols. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nantia
[Konstantina Louka]

Konstantina (Nado) Louka is a Ioannina, Greece and Luxembourg, Luxemburg-based illustrator. Designer of the vintage hand-crafted Latin / Greek typefaces Lüka (2015), Nadira (2015), Antio (2015), Nado (2015, brush font), and Nadirii (2015), and the hand-crafted typeface Evey (2015).

Typefaces from 2016: Antio, Avae, Zanza, Miron, Nerres, Umy, Kold, Pagkaki, Muri (hand-crafted), Gluten Frei Script, Prokopis (tweetware, hand-crafted), Kold, Oxya, Melidia (Latin / Greek brush script), True Mama (tattoo font).

Typefaces from 2017: Petit Nuage (signature font), One Little Font (children's script), Supergal (casual brush), Roodo (dry brush), Lil Baby Script (Latin and Greek calligraphy), Takhie Pro (brush), Evey, Muri (hand-crafted).

Typefaces from 2018: Blanc Seeing (a signature font), Marilia (connected script). Creative Market link. Behance link. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nic
[FontPanda]

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Nice Web Type
[Abigail Pesta]

November 2007: Abigail Pesta publishes a comparative study of handwriting font services in the Wall Street Journal. She skipped Fontifier for technical reasons but rated four others. A summary.

CompanyPrice Delivery time Comments
VLetter.com $149.95(plus $25 rush delivery fee) Six days The site sells other people's handwriting fonts for $29.95 -- for that almost-personal touch.
Fontgod.com $99.95 16 days The company bailed us out when we had problems emailing the handwriting forms.
Fontshop.com $179 Five days Need info on a documentary about typography called "Helvetica"? Look no further.
Handwritingfonts.com $49.95 Nine days A bargain, and we were thrilled with our custom-designed dingbats
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Nicky Laatz

Successful designer in Cape Town, South Africa, who started making fnts in 2014, In 2016, Creative Market wrote: South Africa-based designer Nicky Laatz just made one million dollars on Creative Market doing what she loves.. Creator of the commercial vintage spurred Western typeface Thistle Creek (2014), and the hand-drawn Butcher Block (2014), Vanilla Frosting (2014), Brave (2014, poster font), Stringfellows (2014, connected curly script, the most popular fonts at Creative Market in August 2014) and Cookies & Cream (2014).

In 2015, Nicki created more script typefaces: Hello Sunshine (hand brushed), Stone Harbour (dry brush typeface), Pleasures Script, Just Lovely, Bloomishly Brush, Saturday Script (dry brush script), Tanglewoods, La Fiesta (calligraphic script with watercolour edges), Maraschino Script (calligraphic script with a bouncy baseline, Little Anchor (Wobbly hand-painted script), Blushing Bride (a flirty hand-lettered script), Lemonshino, Strawberry Frosting (plump and cheerful), Happy Days, Bear Hugs, Vanilla Sprinkles (messy calligraphy with watercolour edging), Mustard Mustache (an uppercase marker font), Island Style, Lucky Fellas (brush script), Indigo Blue, Miss Couture (pencil brush script), Forever Soulmates, Blooming Elegant (Sans, Hand and Monoline), Hello Lucky (a dry marker font), Biscuit Base Script, Boathouse Script, Deliciously Script, Gojiberries, Harelybuck Script, Jeronimo Typeface, Jolly Sailor, Loveluck Script, Lemonade Stand, Maraschino Typeface, Masquerade, Novascotia, Peaches & Pistachio, Shoestrings.

Typefaces from 2017: Just Heavenly (dry brush script), South Route, Pringle+Tweed, Poppit+Finch, Ernest + Emily, Gotcha (marker font), Indigo Summer, Serendipity, Styled Up, Hello Pretty (brushed typeface), Born Ready (brush script).

Typefaces from 2018: White Oleander, Belluga, Simply Sweet, Signature Collection, Chin Up Buttercup. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Norasoft Zierschriften

Rainer Nowoczin's German handwriting and signatures service. A truetype font for 140 DM (100 USD). There is also a 50-font truetype archive (standard, but includes some SSi fonts), and a demo font of drop caps. Some drop cap fonts contain semi-erotic symbols. P_Behr_1 (1996) and Erasmus-Initialen (1996) drop caps. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nurkhalidien Al-Haas
[Khalidin Ink]

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Nursery Art (was: Eikon Design)
[Porapak Apichodilok]

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer and illustrator who created these typefaces in 2017: Roche, Boekban, Henrietta, Madelyn, Yesmina, Sticky Script, Gilligan, Lepota, Just Tuesday, Rwanda, Adalicia, Pamela Script, The Eolian, Lesliecy, Bis Später, Halften, Unkempt (dry brush), Esperance, Super Black, Janes Smith (signature font), Trust Me, Stinker, Minnie Script, Jherry Jill, Bentley Script, Instyle, Fabiana (brush script), Atingle, Skylar Script, Skylar Sans, Huh Girls, Sentimental Script, Barbala, Silent Night (script and sans), Unbossy, Densfort, Absorbed, Gumdrop, Fixity, Cuassus (signature script), A Bientot, Enmity (script), Quincy (font duo), Mr. Proxy, Sentimental, MaxWell, Zabar, Deisy, Sandstorm, Koko Kruse, Mizz Zippy, Fabiana (script), Bravo, Paxton, Brushy, Instyle Brush, Ooh Lala (brush), Gypsy Script, Specialist (signature font), Jasper (brush font), 5 Seconds, Malina (connected script), Hi Sunshine, Bellahana Script, Good Morning, Line Cally, Laksamee Script, Beer, Lazy Monday, Travel Icons, Smoothies, Liam Smith (hand-crafted), Emma Script, Have Faith Script (brush), Jelly Fish, Olive, Hand Rock, Hand Hardcore, With Love.

Typefaces from 2018: Realistic, Playmate, Silver Mind, Malina, Let's Party, Halfdressed, Twenty Six, The Subject, Nonlineal, Wanderlust, Please Onself, Pommie, Cherish, Simple Harmonic, Memories, Valensia, Raymond, California, Stepbrother.

Aka Porapak Picto, and Paula A. Graphicriver link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Oldschool Designer Co (or: Design Dukkan, or: Font Art)
[Fatih Günes]

Fatih Günes, an art director in Milan and/or Bursa, Turkey, extended Lukasz Dziedzic's free Lato font (2010) for Turkish, in his Lato TR (2013). In 2015, he made the rounded slightly elliptical sans typeface family Fenton.

In 2016, Fatih designed Magnificent, Yellow Shoes, Tweety Sweety Script and Brother, the calligraphic scripts Sunshine Rose and Japille Script, the brushy Las Vegas, the scribbly Habgost Script, William Kidmon (signature script), Sunshine Rose, Ravishing (brush script), Stemle, Specific (a techno sans), Harley Quinzel, Lemonade Script, Xandek (signage script), Antony Bradshaw Script, Roseline Script (brushy), Yusuf Kral Artistica Font, Lustinmal Script, Twister Script and Amsterdam Script.

Typefaces from 2017: Garrett Russol (signature script), Rarrettant, Kind Smithen, Midnight Blue Brush, Ramsterink Script, Bob Husk Brush, Justinot Infinity (marker script), Wild Kogsit (dry artistic brush), Waterlife, Harmony Script, Bluejeans (dry brush), Alice Blue (brush lettering), Sparkling, Hellocity (dry brush), Livingstone, Zombies (free dry brush font), Northshine (dry brush font), Jack's Adventure Book (curly vampire script that could also work as a children's book font), Jasmine (brush script), Specific (squarish), Saturday (brush script), Majestic (brush script), Relative Script, Kensington, Sandy Brown (script).

Aka Design Dukkan and as FontArt. The free Hand-Crafted Font Collection of 2017 includes Angela's Hopes, April, Belongsto (dry brush), Black, BobRaeal, December (dry brush), Fevhil, Hemlok, Jaguar, Jungle (very dry brush font), Kitchen, La Alorta, La Rose, Permanent, Ramses, Relax (textured), San Francisco, Saturday, Snake, Tools, Witness (textured).

Behance link. Another Behance link. Creative Market link. Old URL. Behance link for FontArt. Creative Market link for Design Dukkan. Creative Market link for Oldschool Designer. Fontart link. See also Fontart, Font Art, or Son of Art. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Omer Agiv
[Fontomania (or: Fontilizer)]

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On The Spot Studio
[Tiffany Willett]

Kentucky-based designer of great script, poster and hand-drawn typefaces that are sold via Creative Market. Typefaces from 2014 include Violet Simple, Bren, Keke, Starburst, Stilt, Hadley Script, Gracyn, Heather Small Caps, Eloise, Porter, Milly, Sweetheart, Angelika, Elliot, Praline, Joplin, Rachel, Briar Rose, Emerson, Stanley, Sarah Jane, Alice, Waterbrush, Gypsy, London, Wonderland, Willow, Fink, Bluegrass, Amy Regular & Expanded, Canteen, Oliver, Oliver Light, Oliver Extra Light, Yard Sale, Carry On, Adventure, Loxley, Everly, Werd, Trudy, Farmers Market, Ashlyn, Laurel, Free Spirit, Swan, Layla, Luck - Serif & Sans Serif, Savanna, Indigo, Jaden, Ella.

In 2013, she made Kinley, Turner, Winter, Phoebe, Rae, Kris, Tris, Whit, Emma, Jenna, Blake, Jessy, Aubrey, Juliet, Piper, Harper, Caroline, Wren, Adam Serif Font, Nora, Arwen, Emelie, Elizabeth, Eden, Lena, Aria, Sawyer, CeCe, Patsy, Jasmine, Stella, Coop, BREE, Lu, Honeysuckle, Iris, Tea Party, Paper Doll, Dewdrops, Peach Cobbler, Lucy Mixed Caps, Berry, Becca, Annabelle, Quirked.

Typefaces from 2015: Juniper, Girl Friday, Reba, Pigment (brush script), Satellite, Della (calligraphic inky script), Janney, Mia, Heidi, Dreamcatcher (watercolor brush), Wallflower, Kharisma (watercolor brush script), Cracker Jack, Brownie Pie, Cricket, Young Blood, Lorelei, Sylvia Script, Kellie, Kale, Hayden.

Typefaces from 2016: Watermelon Smile, Bachelor Pad, Olive Beret, Dallon, Rodgers, Bursta Brush, Sydalee, Nadia Script, Buckley, Serya, Imogen (Treefrog style), Girlfriend, Bittersweet, Harley Q, Ophelia, Colleen, Delilah, Freddy, Rowan, Snowcone.

Typefaces from 2017: Kinlie, Oaker, Rippely, Calliah, Novala, Silver Fox, Lolabelle, Chocolate Milk, Girl Child, Brekkie, McGee, Mazamanian, Rawwr Dinosaur, Mickelmas, Renley, Surly Teen, Nickely, Zesty Orange, Chandler Print, Rigby, Jackapple, Meraki, Eggcup, Weatherd Sweater, Lucille Rose, Birkland, Flamingo Gold, August June, Willow Market, Endless Summer, Sycophantic, Croquet Bay, Jacobie, Florrie, Quickfly, Wild Onion, Korinn, Starlite Motel (neon style), Snicket (beatnik style), Strawberry Wine (brush script), Desmond, Camisado, Gator (children's book font), Schuyler Script, Northern Downpour, Pixles (script), Carafe, Eleanor Bosch (signature script), Peony Hearts, Unicorn Letters, Bantam, Broklyn (sic), Paxton Print, Zesty Orange, Becca, Annabelle, Sweet Caroline, Faraway, Celestia, Bohemia (creamy script), Limony, Esperance, Bigtime, Blink Script, Wicket, Begrime Light, Verve Distressed, Slapdash, Carafe, Freya.

Typefaces from 2018: Crinkle, Alley, Milk Tea, Sunshine Riptide, Stupid Cupid, Blackheart. [Google] [More]  ⦿

ONGdesign
[Jeff Ong]

Downloadable fonts, pigs and coffee. Free handwriting font, Ambro-Normal. Plus dot fonts like Ongo-Solid, Ongo-Round and Ongo-Spaced. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Onyx Font Foundry
[Dondon Nillo]

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

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

Typefaces from 2015: Signarita Anne (formal calligraphic script).

Typefaces from 2018: Signarita Louisse (sic) (signature font).

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Orbit Enterprises

Signature font service from Glen Ellyn, IL. 90USD for one signature truetype font. Free sample font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Orbit Enterprises

From, Glen Ellyn, IL, Orbit Enterprises offers personal signature fonts at 95USD a pop. Free sample truetype font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Osigit

Indonesian designer of the hand-crafted typeace Casey Neistat (2017). In 2018, he designed Oliver Quin (signature font), Alfa Delta, and Aryapada. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pana Type and Studio
[Boyan Nurdiansyah]

Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of Melastory (2018), Saltery Brush (2017), Baysoir Sans (2017) and Baysoir Script (2017).

Typefaces from 2018: Casterio (signature script). Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

ParaType

The main digital type foundry in Russia. ParaType was established as a font department of ParaGraph International in 1989 in Moscow, Russia. At that time in the Soviet Union, all typeface development was concentrated in a state research institute, Polygraphmash. It had the most complete collection of Cyrillic typefaces, which included revivals of Cyrillic typefaces developed by the Berthold and Lehmann type foundries established at the end of 19th century in St. Petersburg, and artwork from Vadim Lazurski, Galina Bannikova, Nikolay Kudryashov and other masters of type and graphic design of Soviet time. ParaType became the first privately-owned type foundry in many years. A license agreement with Polygraphmash allows ParaType to manufacture and distribute their typefaces. Most of Polygraphmash staff designers soon moved to ParaType. In the beginning of 1998, ParaType was separated from the parent company and inherited typefaces and font software from ParaGraph. The company was directed by Emil Yakupov until February 2014. After Yakupov's death, Irina Petrova took over the reins.

Products include FastFont, a simple TrueType builder, ParaNoise, a builder for PostScript fonts with random contours, FontLab, a universal font editor and ScanFont, a font editor with scanning module. Random, customized fonts. Multilingual fonts including, Latin, Cyrillic, Arabic, Greek, Georgian and Hebrew fonts for Macintosh and Windows.

Catalog. Designers. Alternate URL.

Famous typefaces by Paratype include Academy, Pragmatica, Newton, Courier, Futura, Petersburg, Jakob, Kuenstler 480, ITC Studio Script, ITC Zapf Chancery, Amore CTT (2004, Fridman), Karolla, Inform, Hafiz (Arabic), Kolheti (Georgian), Benzion (Hebrew).

The PT Sans (Open Font Library link), PT Serif and PT Mono families (2009-2012) are free. PT stands for Public Type. Another download site. PT Sans, for example, consists of PTSans-Bold, PTSans-BoldItalic, PTSans-Caption, PTSans-CaptionBold, PTSans-Italic, PTSans-Narrow, PTSans-NarrowBold, PTSans-Regular.

Other free ParaType fonts include Courier Cyrillic, Pushkin (2005, handwriting font), and a complete font set for Cyrillic.

Type designers include Vladimir Yefimov, Tagir Safayev, Lyubov Kuznetsova, Manvel Schmavonyan and Alexander Tarbeev. They give this description of the 370+ library: The Russian constructivist and avant garde movements of the early 20th century inspired many ParaType typefaces, including Rodchenko, Quadrat Grotesk, Ariergard, Unovis, Tauern, Dublon and Stroganov. The ParaType library also includes many excellent book and newspaper typefaces such as Octava, Lazurski, Bannikova, Neva or Petersburg. On the other hand, if you need a pretty typeface to knock your clients dead, meet the ParaType girls: Tatiana, Betina, Hortensia, Irina, Liana, Nataliscript, Nina, Olga and Vesna (also check Zhikharev who is not a girl but still very pretty). ParaType also excels in adding Cyrillic characters to existing Latin typefaces -- if your company is ever going to do business with Eastern Europe, you should make them part of your corporate identity! ParaType created CE and Cyrillic versions of popular typefaces licensed from other foundries, including Bell Gothic, Caslon, English 157, Futura, Original Garamond, Gothic 725, Humanist 531, Kis, Raleigh, and Zapf Elliptical 711.

Finally, ParaType offers a handwriting font service out of its office in Saratoga, CA: 120 dollars a shot.

View the ParaType typeface library. Another view of the ParaType typeface collection. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Patrick Durr
[Abstract Type Design]

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Peter Fritzsche
[Formfound]

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Philippe et François Blondel
[Polices True-Type Manuscrites]

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Planet'Art
[Roger Cote]

Roger Cote makes your TTF signature for free. He also makes TTF handwriting fonts. Free fonts include Barber Pole, BlackOut, Carnivale and Brussels. Page is gone. [Google] [More]  ⦿

PME Publishing Symbolon Fonts

Fresh Swedish foundry with an exemplary web page. Free fonts: car dingbats and two fonts called SymbolonStellar (star dingbats). All the fonts are sharp and of the highest quality. Exquisite, really. Also, SmallCreatures, Birds, Religion, Parrots, Fish, Borders and Crests. Will also make company logos. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Point Lab

Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer (b. 1991) of the script typefaces Bontella Script (2016), Vellesa (2016), Marchy (2016) and Peque (2016).

Typefaces from 2017: Hostens Signature, Latasha (calligraphic), Bishella Script (brush script), Marquella Script (calligraphic), Ballqis (calligraphic).

Typefaces from 2018: Barosaki (script). Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Polices True-Type Manuscrites
[Philippe et François Blondel]

Original truetype fonts by Philippe and François Blondel: New Bernard (2013), CNC Vector (2012, hairline sans), Braille 1998, Braille 1998 3d version, Braille (2012), Accords (for guitar), Langage des signes (ASL), Signes, Phonetique.

He also designed many handwriting fonts: Michelle, Ginette, Sophie, Amandine, Virginie, MissClaude, LalexBigBadaboum, Karine. All these fonts are free.

For font services: 40 USD for a handwriting font, 70 for a connected handwriting font, 10 USD for a logo font, 8USD to add the Euro symbol to any font, 50 USD for any on-demand truetype font based on your drawings.

Handwriting type designer Philippe Blondel offers some of his handwriting fonts (such as BrandysHand, PatriciasHand, JaninesHand, LisasHand, LaurensHand, FarrahsHand, CarolinesHand, RandysHand, BrooksHand, Philing (1998-2009), Jean-Claude'sHand and Jimmy-Hand) regularly for free. Send in your handwriting on the form he provides: each week, he'll make one of the samples into a TrueType font (for free). Additional fonts include 7LED (2010, LED face), Philippe, Bernard, Adelyne, Georges, Brigitte, Barguzin, Breeze, Fog, Lightning, Monsoon, Stream, Valerie, Jami, and Zephyr.

Typefaces from 2014: Shade of Adelyne.

Fontspace link. Dafont link. Abstract Fonts link. Alternate URL. Yet another URL. Another Fontspace link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Polythene Designs

Studio in Los Angeles, CA, Palo Alto, CA, and/or Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. In 2017, they published Blackmeans Script, the free Duvetica, the free Charlotte Script, the free Helmut Script, the free signature script typeface Diemme, the wide connected script typeface Comme (free), the free signature font Amelie Script, and the marker script Beluga (free).

Commercial script typefaces from 2017: Rochambeau Script, Stutterheim Script. Creative market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Porapak Apichodilok
[Nursery Art (was: Eikon Design)]

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Prototype Studio (or: Equinox Studio)
[Kevin Yudha]

Or Umi Kholifah, or Yudha Chibi, or Dwi Yudha. Or Kevin Yudha. Or Matt Diamond. Cirebon (or New York)-based Indonesian designer of Romantika (2017: signature font), Black Jack (2017: font duo), Kensington (2017: hairline connected script), Tanzania (2017: brush script), Dahlia (2017: brush script), Kalimantan (2017: calligraphic script), Crayonila (2017: an upright calligraphic brush script) and Altequera (2017: squarish typeface).

Typefaces from 2018: Taleful (brush script). Early Creative Market link. Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Prototype-NY (was: Handcraftedfonts)
[Jonathan Macagba]

Original fonts, clip art, signature fonts by New Yorker (and ex-Philadelphian) Jonathan Macagba, and Gregory La Vardera. Macagba used to run Handcraftedfonts, then Adcrobatics, and finally Prototype-NY. Most fonts are shareware. Look for Weather (great weather icons), Dotleaders, Talkballoons, Starburst, Rulesfont, Smileyface, MostlyWaves, MorseCodeFont, MetrolinerCaps (1994, Handcraftedfonts Co: an inline caps typeface), Instantlogo, Hobofont, Handyfont, Logofont, Freudfont, and Buncholines. Original, and high-quality creations!

Jonathan also made commercial fonts available via Phil's Fonts, such as the interesting Murder Mystery Font, EdoFont (great Japanese decoratives), Frankenfont, Frankenfont Careers, FunToUseFonts, HF American Diner (a 3d shadow typeface), Broadstreet, Exposition, Antique Row, Doodle, Libris (great!!!), Edofont (Japanese crests), Newgarden (more!!), and Poster.

At Umbrella Type, he published Exposition and Exposition Rounded (2004, a type revival influenced by an Italian poster designed by Leopoldo Metlicovitz in 1906 for the opening of the Simplon Tunnel), Libris (2004, a great and very clean revival of a 12th century Spanish script), and Poster (2004, partially influenced by Egon Schiele's hand-lettered poster for the 1918 Vienna Secession. He also makes custom fonts, logos and signatures.

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

Quantum Enterprises
[Andrew Hunt]

Run by Andrew Hunt. Handwriting font service in Somerset, UK, at 16USD a shot. Free sample truetype fonts made in 2003: QEAndySully2, QEAshleySmith-1, QEDawnKing, QEHandSerif, QESteveColes. Other typefaces that can be found on the web include JF_Arc_De_Triomphe, JF_Butterfly_1, JF_Liberty, JF_Playing_Cards, JF_Tower_Of_Westminster, all made in 2004. In 2006, there was a more extensive list of free handwriting fonts, dated 2004-2006: QEAmyDrake, QEAndyHamment, QEAndySully2, QEAshleighLowery, QEAshleySmith-1, QEBenjaminMerritt, QEBobGellatly, QECarlMorris, QECarolRobertson, QECaroleHall, QEChristopherTodd, QECliveCounsell, QEConnorGilmore, QEDSFont, QEDanaJOliver, QEDawnKing, QEDenisWilson, QEDonaldRoss, QEDotWilliams, QEDrewAngell, QEDunk, QEGerryHughes, QEGrahamGrover, QEHandSerif, QEJANMackenzie, QEJGS, QEJerryJohns, QEJessicurl, QEJohnCaplin, QEJohnChivers, QEJohnMoir, QEJonasVasey, QEJonathanTucker, QEJulietteCule, QEKraid1, QELisaHuntPU, QELocalGirlUneven, QELoriWollmann, QEMamasAndPapas, QEMarciaBein, QEMarekHill, QEMarionMitchell, QEMichaelBourne, QENormanMorgan, QEPamelaPeake, QEPattiButche, QEPeteLister, QERicoRomano, QERobFeltner, QERobertaLapointe, QERogerBrown, QERogerKilner, QERogerLaw, QERoseMcCullagh, QESaraWiseman, QESteveColes, QEStuartDurrant, QESusanHunting, QESusanZelie, QEValerieMorris-Cook, QEVernKits, QEWillows, QEgeeKzoid. Jig Font turns any image sent to them into a "jig font" which you can use in a word processor to reconstruct the image as a jigsaw puzzle. A free JF Liberty font, as well as JF Arc de Triomphe, JF Playing Cards, JOF Butterfly and JF Tower of Westminster are freely provided as examples. In 2007, a custom logo font service was added. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ray Larabie
[Larabie Fonts]

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Resistenza
[Giuseppe Salerno]

Giuseppe Salerno (aka Resistenza.es) is an Italian graphic designer, specializing in web design. He lived in Torino, Amsterdam, Madrid, and Valencia, and currently works in Berlin and Turin. Studio Resistenza was cofounded by Giuseppe Salerno and Paco Gonzales.

In 2010, he made the circular multiline face Afrobeat (+Light), the fat counterless typeface Vito Sans (2010), Wonderwall (2010, like a skeletal construction), the high-contrast art deco typeface Zaza (2010), and the pure Italian vintage art deco face Luxx (futurism).

Other work: an art deco poster.

Direct links to his fonts: Zaza, Afrobeat, Vito Sans, Luxx, Wonder Wall, Afrobeat Light.

Creations from 2011: Ratatan, Bodoni At Home (a handpainted Bodoni), Arcanotype (2011, delicate caps, individually drawn using Chinese ink on Japanese calligraphy paper), Babushka (2011), Dolce Caffe (2011, hand-printed), Adelaida (hand-printed poster face), Monella (octagonal).

Production in 2012: Ampersanders (a font with many ampersands), BLAQ (an ornamental blackletter caps typeface inspired by Henry W. Troy), The Bay (hand-printed all caps poster face), Bratislove (an artsy hand-drawn typeface), Modernissimo, Clementina (hand-printed caps), Afrobeat Gothic (angular multiline face).

Typefaces from 2013: Glob (bubblegum face), Archivio (slab serif family with very open counters), Mina (connected script), Monster Hand (brush script), Berliner Fraktur (a flat brush fraktur inspired by Rudolf Koch), The Luxx (a redesign of the 2010 art deco sans typeface Luxx---a comparable typeface is Mostra Nuova by Mark Simonson), Starburst (calligraphic gestural light script), Caramello Script, Copperlove (copperplate script), Yma Italic (retro script), Sonica Brush.

Typefaces from 2014: Stencil Creek, Elastica (hand-crafted typeface family), Elastica (hand-drawn poster family), Nautica (copperplate script, extended in 2018 to Nautica Sottile), Ingles (copperplate script), Peperoncino Sans (a decorative sans serif font system designed with a marker), Attica RSZ (inspired by Caslon Italian and Novarese's Estro), Montana (poster family, +Icona), Superb (a yummy creamy script, co-designed with Paco Gonzalez), Dolce Caffe 3D, Coming Home (a hairline curly script based on a childish handwriting), Rachele (a monoline connected script with a large x-height), The Crashed Fonts (a glaz krak family), Newland (inspired by Rudolf Koch's Neuland), Two Fingers (a funky hand-drawn family that includes, e.g., Two Fingers Bodoni, Two Fingers Courier, Two Fingers Poster [blackboard bold] and Two Fingers Script).

Typefaces from 2015: Modern Love (brush script), Mela (a gorgeous pointed brush / walnut ink typeface), Turquoise (a calligraphic serif type influenced by capitalis romana; not to be confused with Ahmet Altun's Turquoise typeface from 2011), Mina Chic (a wide connected calligraphic fashion mag script), Natura (connected fountain pen script, with accompanying Notebook, Icons and Stamps (initial caps) styles), Stencil Creek (inspired by Akzidenz Grotesk and influenced by street signs of the North West Pacific), Quaderno (monoline upright signage script).

Typefaces from 2016: Xmas Wishes, Gianduja (2016, a chocolate box script typeface family co-designed with Andrea Tardivo and Paco Gonzalez). Apero (a hand-crafted emulation of sans and slab styles; the sans serif was inspired by vintage local liquor labels), Respect (a brush script sign painting typeface), Mentha (a calligraphic connected script typeface).

Typefaces from 2017: Peperoncino Vintage, Shabby Chic (wide signature script), Merendina (rounded sans family), Adore You (dry brush script), Quaderno Slanted (monolinear connected script), Love Wins (a collection of signage type phrases), Beach Please (watercolor brush), Timberline (dry brush script), Orbita (stencil shadow), Modern Love Slanted (brush style), Gessetto (a chalk lettering family).

Typefaces from 2018: Story Tales (folklore style, with many choices of textures and possibility of layering), DreamTeam (multilined).

His type blog is called It's Not My Type. Behance link. Creative Market link. Klingspor link. Creattica link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Rhode Island Soft Systems
[Jonathan Smith]

Your TrueType signature font for 70USD. Forms are on the web. Plus three 10-font packs at 20USD a pack. These font packs have limited character set shareware versions as well. Fonts on them include MagChar, TreeCarving, Handprinting, DingDong-Signso'theTimes, Chell-Crome, and a number of fonts by Jonathan Smith made in 1993: All-Hearts, Bunny-Lips, Confetti, El-RioLobo, Elbjorg-Script, Essential-Times, Firey, Glifik, Hero-Outline, Hirosh (an exact copy of the phototype font Sukiyaki by Gene Eidy, 1968), Ice-CreamSandwich, Ice-Snow, Made-InTheUSA, New-LandContour, New-LandInline, New-LandOutline, New-LandSport, Ol'54, Planetz, Porter-Lil'Kaps, Religious, RockArt, Spider-WebBlock, The-Score, Wet-Paint. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rian Rahardi
[Creatype Studio]

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Richard and Bernadette's Site (was: Zenith Page Professionals)

Custom handwriting fonts for PC/Mac at 65 UK pounds a shot by Richard Fairbairn. Richard seems to have stopped this service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Robert Norton
[s.a.x.]

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Roger Cote
[Planet'Art]

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Roy P. Massena

Designer of Famous (1995), a font consisting of a few signatures of famous people. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Roy Yan
[Jorse Creative]

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Ryan Prasetya
[Lost Volt Typefoundry]

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Samuel John Ross
[Cumberland Fontworks]

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San Gabriel Custom Fontologists

From Georgetown, TX: supplier of custom Truetype and Type 1 handwriting and logo fonts. Beware: a custom block letter handwriting font at 100 dollars plus shipping. For a cursive handwriting font, 300 dollars and up! [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sarid Ezra

Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer of the hand-crafted typefaces Sakra Script (2016, published at Letterhend), Sarid Ezra (2017), Retrology (2017), King Birds (2017), Megattor Script (2017), Dear Jane Script (2017), Wonder Stark (2017), Mandatory (2017), Modesta Script (2017), Antone (2017), Better Red (2017), Madgue (2017, monoline script), Billenia (2017), Beautiful Holiday (2017: monoline script), Dear Disya (2017), Shutter Stone (2017, signature script), Hello Stranger (2017), Vanillate (2017: monoline script), Gloriant Signature (2017), Signerella Script (2017, signature font), Claytonia (2017, by Hendry Juanda), Rose Colored (2017), Quinible (2017), Mukadua (2017), The Lentigo (2017), Morsal (2017: free), Sakra Script (2016, published at Letterhend). Other typefaces from 2017 include Bitter Rose, Suddenly (signature script), Historia Sky and Billenia.

Typefaces from 2018: Briberra (brush), Carrol Sans, Kaylar Script, Brighter, Hipsterious (signage font).

Behance link. Dafont link. Creative Market link for Letterhend. Creative Market link for Sarid Ezra. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

s.a.x.
[Robert Norton]

Karlsruhe-based foundry making logos, signatures and barcodes. Here, you can download saxMono. In 1995, they custom-designed Hoepfner, a blackletter family, for the German beer producer. Dafont link. The designer seems to be Robert Norton. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Scriptorium (Ragnarok Press, Fontcraft)
[David Fleming Nalle]

Dave Nalle was born in Beirut in 1959, but lives and works in Texas. He is currently in Manor, TX. From his wiki page: Dave Nalle is a political writer, game author and font designer who was active in the early history of the development of the internet. He is Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus, a group that promotes libertarianism within the Republican Party and is Senior Politics Editor at Blogcritics online magazine and is the CEO of Scriptorium Fonts. A creative and prolific designer, he has made hundreds of beautiful (often historic) fonts. His outfit, Scriptorium (based near Austin, TX, est. 1989), also does custom font and logo design. At some points, Scriptorium was also known as Ragnarok Press and Fontcraft. It specializes in artsy and ancient typefaces. Some subset of the fonts is made by Michael Scarpitti. Free font demos.

Images of his best selling fonts. Special subpages:

  • Three free fonts: Onuava (a mini-serifed hybrid fixed-width font), Divona (sans), Sirona (based on Lombardic calligraphy).
  • Lombardic: Aneirin, Benevento (8th century Lombardic), Cymbeline, Fabliaux, Formidable, Locksley.
  • Decorative initials such as the 20th century sign lettering initials set Pencraft Initials (2009), New Saxon Initials (2016, based on work by F.G. Delamotte), Delamotte Initials One (2016), Delamotte Initials Two (2016), Holly Initials (2010, based on Real PenWork (1880s, Knowles and Maxim), Vyones (2010), Vergennes (2001), Cascade (2009), Bergling (2010; based on initials by John M. Bergling).
  • Wild West fonts: Academy, Alcalde, Atkinson Boomtown (2009, after the lettering of Frank Atkinson), Atkinson Eccentric (2009), BigIron, Cibola, Del Norte, Lachesis, Perdido, Plowright, Primer, Riudoso, Niederwald, San Lorenzo (2011, with a Mexican and Tuscan look), Stonehouse, Manquo, Rochambeau, Purcell, Vaquero.
  • Arabic simulation fonts: Samaritan is based on the poster lettering of Alphons Mucha from his poster for the play La Samaritan. Serendib and Waziri are based on the hand lettering of René Bull from his edition of the Arabian Nights. Caliph (1993) is derived from Ernst Schneidler's classic Legende font, with variant characters based on his original lettering. Also: Samarkand, Satampra, Jerash, Samarkand, Isfahan.
  • Celtic fonts: the fonts include Constance, Durrow (1993, traditional rendering of Insular Minuscule calligraphy), Malvern, Glendower (based on the most common lettering in the Book of Kells), Knotwork (caps based on Celtic knots), Alba Text (modernized text font based on Celtic uncial lettering), Lindisfarne (based on a square uncial style), Stonecross (1997, derived from Celtic cross and gravestone inscriptions), Celtic Spirals (dingbats), Celtic Borders font (lets you combine key strokes to form decorative borders; many frames and borders are original Celtic designs by Arts&Crafts period artists like Evelyn Paul and Louis Rhead), Spiral Initials, Brigida (based on Rudolph Koch's interpretation of a squared uncial), Macteris Uncial, Coverack (heavy non-traditional uncial), Dahaut (modernized uncial), Dunsany, Glendower, Morgow (1999, spiral uncial), Teyrnon (elaborate spurred uncial), Padstow (heavy uncial), Vafthrudnir (2011, uncial), Sualtim and Columba (decorative initials based on characters found in the Book of Kells), Albemarle (2001).
  • Oriental simulation fonts: Yoshitoshi (2003, based on the 1900-style writing by Yoshi Toshi.
  • Gothic fonts, including Alt Gothic, Koch Gothic, Barnabas (2011), Sternhagen (2014), Montgisard (2010, roman capitals with blackletter lower case), Serenissima, Gelderland, Alcuin, Monumental, Goldwork, Waldeck, Roncesvalles, Montressor (2010, ornamental blackletter capitals), T4C Beaulieux (1998, a free copy here), Bastarda (2011), Burgundian, Cadeaulx, Collins Old English, Courtrai, Descant, Ereshkigal, Faustus, Franconian (1993, a Schwabacher), Froissart (2000), Ghost Gothic, Katisha, Koch Gothic, Ligeia, Magdeburg, Magdelena, Melusine, Pyle Gothic, Rheingold, Sanctum, Stuttgart Gothic (2010), Textura, Theodoric, Yngling (2002).
  • German expressionist: Dromon.
  • Renaissance fonts: Monumental Gothic, Caswallon (a Caslon family), humanist cursive (Palmieri, Castiglione and Hanes Italic), quirky Italian cursives (Fiorenza and Alleghieri), a Roman style hand-lettered font (Rudolfo and Rudolfo Swash), a Trajan-style Roman lettering (Hadrianus), a classic flourished cursive (Trinculo) and a set of floral intials from the Quattrocento (Fraticelli).
  • Modern poster fonts: Ascelon, Bilitis, Cosmic Dude, Dromon, Ducatus Rough, Eglantine, Ekberg (2002, based on Samuel Welo's posters), Fortinbras, Hamilton, Jambon, Oblivion, Posada (2008, based on the poster lettering of Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada), Squiffy, Suspicion, Magnin (2003).
  • Mapmaker fonts: building elements are available in Basilica; Ortelius is a map dingbat font; Queensland (based on lettering by artist and calligrapher Eric Sloane), is bold, hand-drawn and reminiscent of medieval writing on maps. There are also Brandywine, Daresiel, Hesperides, Longhorne, Windlass (1996), and Cityscape. Orford (2008) is based on samples of hand lettering from a 1693 manuscript collected by Lewis Day in his classic book on historical paleography, Alphabets Old and New.
  • Calligraphic fonts: Albemarle (2001), Azariel, Moncrief (2011, based on the calligraphy of J.M. Bergling), Pavane, Rasael (2009), Abdiel (2005), Roncesvalles, Gazardiel (2003, connected script), Spoonbill (2003, arts and crafts), Macteris (Roman uncial font), Antioch Uncial (Roman uncial font), Burgundian (Classic black letter font), Franconian (993, a classic black letter font), Castiglione (Attractive Renaissance lettering), Cicero (Roman Rustica font), Formidable (1993, very bold late medieval / Lombardic style), Collins Old English (Classic Old English style gothic), Corbei Uncial (Roman uncial font), Cymbeline (late medieval lettering), Durrow (Standard insular minuscule uncial font), Theodoric (Classic black letter font), Gazardiel, Ghost Gothic (Unusual gothic font), Glendower (Uncial font based on Book of Kells), Gloriana (Interesting hand lettering style), Folkard (from the hand-lettering of Charles Folkard), Offenbach Chancery, Ranegund Merovingian Courthand, Benevento (8th century Lombardic), Hesperides.
  • Art deco typefaces: Gates of the West (2018), Lyceum (2014), Borealis (2009), Criterion (2011), Illuminata, Madding (2009, a bold poster font that grew out of Aventine), Alexandrine (2009), art Deco Stencil (2009, based on samples of Art Deco stencil lettering by Pedro Lemos), Falmouth.
  • Art nouveau typefaces: Acadian, Agravain (2009), Amphitryon (2009), Ariosto, Asphodel, Averoigne, Beaumains (2011, based on J.M. Bergling's lettering), Beauvoir, Belgravia (based on J.M. Bergling), Bernhardt (based upon the lettering of the Czech art-nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha), Bentham, Berenicia, Boetia (2003, based on J.M. Bergling's lettering), Bruges, Bucephalus (1993), Burd Ellen (2009), Butterfield, Cafe Society (2018), Curetana, Damariscotta, Elsene (2011, based on lettering by early 20th century illustrator Clara Elsene Peck), Elysian, Exotique, Flaubert, Gaheris, Ganelon, Gehenna, Goodfellow, Harbinger, Huyot (2016, after Georges Auriol's types), Jugendstil Kunsthand (2003), Lysander, Maginot (1993; after Peter Schnorr, 1898), Munich (after the Munchner Jugend magazine), Norumbega, Odeon, Ormandine (2010), Pantagruel, Phaeton, Reggio, Rochmbeau, Rockne (2009), Rudolfo, Setebos, Sprite, Summerisle, Sylphide (2005), Undine, Valentin (2008), Vambrace (2010), Walhal, Wendingen (2016), Wormwood (2018), Zeitschrift (2016, based on the Ver Sacrum magazine).
  • Modern poster fonts: Field Day (2003), Ascelon, Bilitis, Cosmic Dude, Dromon, Ducatus Rough, Eglantine, Ekberg (2002, based on Samuel Welo's posters), Fortinbras, Hamilton, Jambon, Oblivion, Squiffy.
  • Constructivist fonts: Krasny Mir (2009), Vrubel, Structura (1997).
  • Futuristic fonts: Alecto, Angelus, Circuit, Culdrose, Gearhead, Ironclaw, Parika, Sanhedrin, Semiramis (1997), Slither, Structuro, Yazata, Adastra (dings).
  • Borders and ornaments. These include New Arets and Crafts Borders (20912, based on The Calendar of Golden Thoughts (Barse and Hopkins Publ, 1911).
  • Boneyard fonts: Undertaker (2014), Antrobus (2010), Sepultura (2002), Halloweenies, Dementia, Boneyard, Skull and Bones, Malagua (1999-2013), Paleos (2002, from titling of B movies in the cave girl genre), Carmilla, Abaddon, Black Cow (1998), Valdemar, Cuede, Ligeia, Mayhem, Mephisto, Golgotha, Sanguinary, Ironworks, Moravia, Gehenna, Nosegrind (2005, graffiti), Corpus, Ghostly.
  • School fonts: Schoolhand (2010).
  • Arts and Crafts movement (late Victorian period, 19th century), based on work and lettering by Walter Crane, William Morris, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Elbert Hubbard. The Arts&Crafts movement was enormously influential on the works of designers, artists and architects of the 20th century, and inspired the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. Fonts include William Morris' Kelmscott (based on Morris' Troy type), and True Golden, fonts from the Glasgow branch of the movement like Chelsea Studio (1997), which is based on Charles Rennie Mackintosh's lettering, fonts from the Roycrofters of New York like Semiramis and Ganelon, fonts based on Walter Crane's work such as Crane Gothic, Pencraft Initials (2009) and Walter Crane, and even fonts from the California Arts&Crafts period of the early 1900s like Coloma. Other typefaces: Jesse M. King (refreshed in 2015, and based on hand lettering from a frontispiece design by Glasgow-based Jessie King who was known for her lavish book covers), Aylward, Palmyra (based on work by the Roycrofters, a design community founded by Elbert Hubbard), Aylward (2010, Victorian), Hyacinth Initials, Spoonbill, Adresack (1996), Brandywine, Changeling (2009, based on lettering by fairy artist Fanny Railton), Goddard, and Advertising Gothic (2003), Valentin, Gaheris, Agravain (2009). Delaguerra (2001-2009) is based on a lettering style originating in the California Arts&Crafts period commonly associated with Mission Style. It is still in common usage in signage at historical sites in California.
  • Victorian: Beaumarchais, Berenicia, Bilibin, Brandywine, Brigidis, Curetana, Durendal, Elphinstone, Flaubert, Folkard, Gjallarhorn, Gloriana, Hermia, Ironclaw, Magnus.
  • Typewriter: Fontcraft Courier.
  • Anthroposophic: Ekberg (2002, based on a sample of poster lettering by Samuel Welo).
  • Medieval fonts of Scriptorium, critiqued by Marc Smith, page 65: Batwynge is based on lettre gffe by Geofroy Tory (1529), and not on an illuminated manuscript of the tenth century as claimed by Scriptorium. Perigord (1993) is based on a Carolingian alphabet drawn by Ernst Bentele in 1952.
Some selected fonts: Finchley (psychedelic), Captain Kidd (2012, an original font design based on the title lettering from the classic pirate movie starring Charles Laughton), Aerobrush (2011), Fondry Ornament (2009), Atkinson Egyptian (2008, after the lettering of Frank Atkinson), Verne (2008), Goldwork (almost blackletter), BigBlok (2010), LetterpressGothic (2010), Plymouth (2010, in the style of Cooper Bold), Broadley (2008, an architecturally inspired script based on lettering by British architect and designer C.F.A. Voysey), Locksley (2004, medieval lettering), Tuscarora (curly lettering), Fiorenza (Renaissance calligraphy), Hesperides (old colonial calligraphic script), Angelus (beautifully printed monospaced script), Esperanza (1996, connected medieval handwriting), Ithuriel (2002), Alleghieri (2002), Hamilton (2002), Spiral Initials, Zothique (great font, based on hand lettering from a map of Clark Ashton Smith's fantasy world of Zothique), Reynard (semi-Celtic), Daresiel (elegant script), Caliph (1992, Arabic simulation), Bassackwards, Rosalinde (1999, handwriting), Arakne (2000, connected handwriting), Falconis (by Michael Scarpitti), Asrafel (semi-Celtic), Swithin (2004), Tyrfing (Art Nouveau/Fraktur, 1999), Waldeck (2008, blackletter), Woburn Initials, Stampwork, Draughtwork, Roughwork (a codex font derived from Nalle's own True Golden which is based on a=n earlier typeface by arts and crafts master William Morris), Melusine (gothic calligraphy), Corbei (uncial), Niederwald (hand lettering), Gjallarhorn (great uncial), Gaiseric (early medieval uncial), Taranis (1987, an uncial first drawn as a font for the cover of the old Ysgarth roleplaying system), De Bellis (roman era, by Michael Scarpitti), Engravers Gothic, Monimental Initials, Sanhedrin (Enemy of the State font), Vespasiano (roman capitals, by Michael Scarpitti), Bilitis, Hendrix (2002), Collins OE (old English), Samedi, Praitor, Evadare (1993, based on a character set which was hand calligraphed by Rudolf Koch), Koch Fantasie (1993), Black Cow (1998). Zothique, Ruritania, Mariner (2004, based on hand lettering originally done by Willy Pogany), Trinculo (a swinging cursive font), Texas Star (2002), Octavian (antique demi-serif font), Ruffian (antique type font), Ascelon (thin sans serif font), Munich (title lettering from Munchner Jugend magazine), Necromantic (bizarre bold titling font), Titania (romantic decorative lettering font), Oberon (bold romantic font), Knotwork, Guede (1993), Pullman, Purcell (Victorian circus poster style font), Allegheny, Carmilla, Malagua (1999-2013), Ardenwood, Platthand, Buccaneer, Cochin Archaic (2010), Boswell (1994), Guilford (based on lettering by artist and calligrapher Eric Sloane), Death Ray (2012, constructivist), Alecto (futuristic), Candlemas (2003), Bridgeport (2003, based on lettering by artist and calligrapher Eric Sloane), Medieval Tiles (2003), Linthicum (2003), Draughtwork (2003), Yngling (Fraktur, 2003), Rheingold (elaborate Fraktur: Music Hall Text elsewhere; see also Teuton Text, Cincinnati Type Foundry, 1877), Kidd (2003), Belgravia (2004), Peck Shields (2004), Scrawlies (2000, hand-crafted), Albrecht Durer Gothic (2004), Orpheus (2004), InduXtrial (2004, a grunge face), Yoshitoshi (2003), Veronique (2004), Veneto (2006), Vidilex (1993, monospaced), Abelarde (2006), John Speed (1993), Furbelow (2006), Estoril (2006), Tangle, Aventine (sans), Texas Star (2002), Groningen (Bauhaus design), Nevins Hand, Scrapple (2011, Victorian, ornamental), Leodegar (2011, based on samples of 7th century Frankish hand lettering), Candlemass (2012).

Fonts from 2013: Doge (a Venetian font based on a J.M. Bergling revival), Original Django (after the titling font in Quentin Tarantino's movie Django Unchained).

Fonts from 2014: Highball, Carillon (based on a typeface by Samuel Welo), Edifice (based on lettering by J.M. Bergling).

Fonts from 2015: Gods of Mars (an inline sci-fi typeface), Rykov (based on a 1930s Ukrainian constructivist style; Latin and Cyrillic), Vie Moderne (French art deco), Dahlgren, Grand Concours (art deco), Tantalus, Power Tie (art deco), Marquis Greeking.

Fonts from 2016: Ekberg Modern (based on lettering samples by Samuel Welo from poster designs of the 1920s), Knuckleduster, Tzaphkiel, Sarandiel, Primrose Initials, Elizabethan Script (chancery style), Zeitschrift (an art nouveau font based on the Ver Sacrum magazine), Wendingen (Dutch deco), Memento Mori (Tuscan), Rounders (art deco).

Fonts from 2017: Buzzmill (wooden plank font), Pumpkin Patch Initials, Talinn, Reliquary, Nopalito, Scattershot (script).

Typefaces from 2018: Glyphos.

Klingspor link. Abstract Fonts link. Dafont link.

View David Nalle's typefaces. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Second Division

Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the signature / connected handwriting font Scripture (2017) and Blank Yard (2017), the brush script typeface Brushing (2017), the monoline script typeface Burline (2017), the signage script typeface Hersley (2017), and the display typeface Thorky (2017).

In 2018, he designed Ampihan Script (monoline script), Blackwood and Blackwood Script. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Selawe
[Haris Prawoto]

Aka Toto Haris. Semarang, Indonesia-based designer of Airin (2018), Brandon (2018), Armen (2018: signature script), Tinta (2018: signature script), Daisah (2018), Jhonet (2018), Trashy (2018), Likethis (2018: foliated), Frambozen (2018), Bandana (2018), Plutoz (2018), Cerobong (2018, rough brush), Albanian (2017, a heavy signature font), Buhary (2017), Lightpaint (2017), Sukro (2017), Versus (2017), Raybond (2017: sans), Asign (2017: signature font), Boled (2017), Tumben (2017: rounded sans), Opale (2017: rounded sans), Apixmen (2017), Bonitype (2017), Crazy Grafity (2017), Bety (2017), Kidy (2017), Careena (2017), Baritho (2017, dry brush style) and Brushtagi (2017). Behance link. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shawn Westphal

Shawn Westphal (who used the earlier alias Pilot Berdwin) created many fonts that can be found on several free font servers. The truetype fonts were nearly all of the graffiti kind, and some were rather interesting: Boogler Peeboi, 15th Accident, Tainted Puttcheaks, Squidgle, Crazy Beaver, Cafe Pop (1997, great!), I Don't Care, Janine's Writing, Jolf, MoshPit, For There's Nothing Left, Phishka Bel Liscoa (great too), Shawn's Font, Shawn's Writing, Sinister Plot, Woodenair, Broken Phone Nails (useful and crazy), RandomVoter, Ion Unit, Song of the Summer, Late, Arialous (a bulbous version of Arial).

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Showup Typefoundry
[Aulia Rahman]

Or Aulya Rahman. Banda Aceh, Indonesia-based designer of the signage script typefaces Mekar Script (2016) and Nelda Script (2015). In 2016, he made the connected monoline script font Sakura, the logotype script The Angel (removed after a few days, but then reinstated), the script package Beauty Sunset, the hand-crafted typeface Oliver, the poster typeface Lumberjack, the brush font Strength Script, and the connected signage typeface Florance Script.

In 2017, he designed Bagman (connected monoline script), The Moon (a free brush script), Alaska (a fat brush script), Maveric (a dry brush script) and Signature Script. Behance link. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sigfont

Skillnet Corporation is a signature/logo service (prices start at 25 USD for just one signature). The samples on the web page look fine. One free sample font, Famous. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sigit Nur Wicaksono

Yogyakarta, Indonesia-based designer of these typefaces in 2018, both free and commercial: Oliver Quin (signature style), Sail Tortuga, Rio de Janeiro (childish fat finger font), Alfa Delta, Tapagasmo, Gozmer, Casey Neistat. [Google] [More]  ⦿

SigMaker 1.3 (free trial)

Yuri Yarmola writes: "Use it to add your signature, company logo or any other symbol (Euro symbol, for example) into any TrueType font installed in your system. SigMaker includes autotracer, so it can accept bitmap images (TIFF or BMP) as well as EPS outlines. This version works for 14 days and allows to export up to 3 fonts. Online register/purchase module comes with the program." The software is part of FontLab. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Signature Factory

Converts your signature to a TrueType font for 10USD. Free sample font. Also free, the signatures of four presidents: Signature-AbrahamLincoln, Signature-GeorgeWashington, Signature-JohnFKennedy, Signature-JohnAdams. Initials are freely converted. Based in Glasgow, Montana. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Signature fonts

Signature truetype font service for 5USD. Also, custom handwriting fonts (price unclear). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Signature Software (or: Vletter Inc.)
[Dave Fenwick]

Expensive, so-so quality signature/custom handwriting fonts at this company run by Dave Fenwick. Signature Software, Inc., 489 N. 8th St. Suite 201, Hood River, OR 97031. About 100 US dollars per handwriting font. West Europeans pay almost double. Demo fonts for personal handwriting, as well as D'Nealian and Zaner-Bloser style schoolhouse fonts. All demos are complete except for the lower case a. Alternate URL. The company is also called Vletter Inc What I find incredible is that the home page says that over 75,000 handwriting fonts have been sold. That adds up to a nifty 7.5 million dollars in raw income over a twelve year period. Alternate URL.

Their children's font series DMOACursive (2000) and DMOBCursive (2000) was posted on alt.binaries.fonts in November 2002. It also sells handwriting fonts of US presidents such as Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, as well as a font in the style of the Declaration of Independence.

In 2017, they published the hand-crafted typeface family Dakota. Inside that font, the dates are 1994, 1999 and 2015, and the design is attributed to Dave Fenwick and Doug Dyer.. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Signatures 2000

Signature or logo converted to TTF by Michael Pruett. Starting at 20 UKP (40 dollars). Portrait into a TTF file for about 30 UKP. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sinikka Li

Berlin (and Stuttgart), Germany-based designer of the brush typefaces Emmeline (2017), Ingenue (2017), Stay Humble (2017), Alyshia Brush (2017), La Rosé (2017), Wanderlust (2017), Milky Way (2017), Wildflower (2017), Little Dreamer (2017), Magnolia (2017), Summer Vibes (2017), Iceland (2017) and Bloomberg (2017), the signature fonts Just Dreamin (2017), Classy (2017), Savannah (2017), Salome (2017), Sienna (2017), Roses Please (2017: signature font) and Lemon & Mint (2017), the blackboard bold Oh Juniper (2017), the display typeface Vagabond (2017), the font duo Saluti (2017), the informal typeface Lisbon (2017) and the script typefaces Blossom (2017), Magical (2017), Affinity (2017), Hello Agnes (2017), Wild Romance (2017), Mindfully (2017, free at Pixel Surplus) and Chicago (2017).

Typefaces from 2018: Valerie (signature font), Copenhagen, La Parisienne, Figueira, Audrey & Louis, Only You, Sanziah, C'Est La Vie, Attila, Esther, Beatrix (brush), Unconditionally, Oh Jasmine (signature script), Hey Thalissa (brush script), Matsuko (sans). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sluggo Design
[G. Alex Gonzalez]

Cletus (G. Alex Gonzalez of Long Beach, CA) made three free fonts: ElHombre (1999), OlKelly, and the handwriting font Arnett. Handwriting and signature font service as well. Hombre at Chank. At MyFonts, one can buy Orange Whip (2005), a multiline caps face, and El Hombre. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

SnatchSoft
[Joseph Grant]

SnatchSoft, Joseph Grant's company, makes fonts on demand, and offers demos of Learning (for kids), Stonebats, Accelerator, Baltimore, Cybergenics, Delphi, Duddie, EtherialCut, Joppatowne, Livewire (great!), Runner, Techtonic, Toteboard, Anarchy, Oceanica and a few other fonts. If you send in a sample, Joseph will make a TrueType font of your handwriting for only 7.50 US dollars! Recent additions include Chupacabra, Studio Audience, Vet Bats, Gunbats (scanbats) and Questor. The demo versions of the fonts are very incomplete. Geraint, Nocturnus (a wonderful splashy pen font), Thundercats HO, Papertrail and Our 8bitChildhood complete the list of creations. Dr. Who.

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SNR Software

Signatures, logos and handwriting converted to PostScript or TrueType fonts for 75USD. Based in Phoenix, AZ. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sorkin Type (was: Eyebytes)
[Eben Sorkin]

Eben Sorkin obtained an MA in typeface design from The University of Reading (2009), based on his typeface Arrotino (2009). In 2015, he joined the faculty at Lesley University near Boston, MA, and lives in Easthampton, MA. Sorkin Type (was: Eyebytes, in Eagle River, Alaska) is run by him. His talk at ATypI 2008 in St. Petersburg was entitled Contextual alternatives. He writes about Arrotino: Arrotino begins with the forms of early Italian renaissance in the late 15th century. Their melody, generousity, and variety of shape and proportion are echoed in Arrotino. As a consequence of this Arrotino is not especially efficient, but it is comfortable. His typefaces and those by contributors at Sorkin Type:

  • Armata (2011). By Viktoriya Grabowska.
  • Army Pool Tiles (2005) and No Step (2007, stencil).
  • Autour One (2011).
  • The extensive (200+ weights) Bahn family (see also here), which has pixel and monospace themes. Software Developer (2005) is along the same pixel/monospace theme (see also here).
  • Courgette (2012). By Karolina Lach.
  • Duru Sans (2011). By Onur Yazcgil.
  • Just for fun, he made the dot matrix typeface Exp1 (2008).
  • FjallaOne (2012). By Irina Smirnova.
  • Gelasio (2012): free at Open Font Library]. He writes: Gelasio is designed to be metrics compatible with Georgia. Gelasio is a general purpose screen oriented text face based on the Romain du Roi style cold metal type seen in Oeuvres de Jean Racine (1789). This pre-Baskerville style is sometimes called Reale or Transitional style. This and and a large x height offer a nobel, cheerful and simple feeling hence the name Gelasio.
  • Goblin (2011). By Riccardo De Franceschi.
  • Gravitas One (2011). By Riccardo De Franceschi.
  • Habibi (2011). By Magnus Gaarde.
  • Hammersmith One (2011). By Nicole Fally.
  • In 2011, Eben put Nicole Fally's elegant art deco typeface Limelight and Hammersmith One on the Google Font Directory.
  • Inder (2010). By Irina Smirnova.
  • Kavoon (2013). By Viktoriya Grabowska.
  • In 2010, Eben started working on Merriweather, a free workhorse serif family. It was followed in 2013 by Merriweather Italic and Merriweather Sans. Both are free at Google Web Fonts.
  • Metamorphous (2011). By James Grieshaber.
  • Ovo (2011). By Nicole Fally.
  • Plaster (2011) is a Josef Albers-inspired stencil face, free at Google Web Fonts.
  • Pompiere (2011). By Karolina Lach.
  • Sarina (2011). By James Grieshaber.
  • Short Stack (2011). By James Grieshaber.
  • Sonsie One (2011). By Riccardo De Franceschi.
  • Trykker (2011). By Magnus Gaarde.
  • Vampiro One (2012). By Riccardo De Franceschi.
  • Vast Shadow (2010-2011). By Nicole Fally.
  • Voltaire (2011). By Yvonne Schuettler.
  • Wellfleet (2011). By Riccardo De Franceschi.
  • In 2015, he contributed Dekko to Google Web Fonts--Dekko is a Latin / Devanagari casual font in the spirit of Comic sans. It originated with Modular InfoTech's 4948 [Modular InfoTech is a company based in Pune, India], and should not be confused with Norrasak Ramasute's YWFT Dekko from 2010.
  • Still in 2015, he added Asar to Google Web Fonts---Asar is an original Devanagari and Latin typeface that is based on an expanding brush stroke following a heart line. The design is meant to work well with long texts. Asar is partially derived from Pria Ravichadran's Palanquin.
  • Halyard (2017) is an information design sans typeface family by Joshua Darden, Lucas Sharp and Eben Sorkin.

Fontspace link. Fontsquirrel link. FontStruct link. Klingspor link. Dafont link.

Eben spent February and March 2011 learning how to carve letters in stone from Lida Cardozo at the Cardozo Kindesley workshop, Cambridge UK, and collaborating with Lida on the typeface Pulle.

The photographer photographed (in 2011, by Ralph Herrmann).

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Spaceports

For 95 Swiss francs, they will make you a handwriting font. Free sample fonts: Mario02 (1999), Rolando02 (1999), Rolando (1999). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Square One Communications

From Square One Communications, a 1995 program to make your handwriting into a font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Square One Communications

Square One Communications will take anyone's signature and convert it into a Windows TrueType Font. A demo font is available by FTP. From Muskegon, Wisconsin. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Squigglefont

30USD font family by PF Systems (Brooklyn, NY). "SquiggleFont is a font package for Mac's or PC's, compatible with all desktop publishing software. With computer generated layouts typeset copy becomes a distraction at certain phases of presentation. Scroll over your copy and let SquiggleFont turn text into hand comped squiggle type." Note: the font just adds squiggly things to text. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Stanley Roland Frantz
[deFaced fonts (was Synergistic Designs)]

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STAR Retrieval Systems
[B.W. Lee]

A free truetype font by B.W. Lee, Velcro, and a lot of custom designed fonts. Will do custom font work. Signature and logo fonts at 250USD or 50USD a shot. Stifer (a headline font, truetype) is also free (if you can process the "exe" file, that is). In cyberspace, you may find the Sling family, Kakuk (1995) and Schlimeyer Book. Dafont link. And another one. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Statica Productions

Font services at 40$/hour. Based in Denver, CO. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Statica Productions (or: House of TypoTaboo)
[Jonas Stoltz]

Jonas Stoltz at Statica Productions (or: House of TypoTaboo) in Denver, CO, designed FreersBadLuck, 7YearsBadLuck, Achten, AlienScript, AnarchistBible, AnarchistBible, Apokalypto, BingBangBoom, BoogieOogieShoes, BrokenSpinalColumn, Brute, BuddahBaby, CandyKisses, ClownCollegeDropoutNotSoFunny, CookieMouth, CrackheadWrestlingFederation, CrypticFunkadelia, DJ4Skin, DasSpaceFiend, Deterioratus, Detoxify, EspionageMustacheKit1, Essendon, FashionablyNumb, FlatmanHeavy, FlatmanNormal, FlatmanThin, GloomyGus, GradeSchoolSissy, HairDingbats, IchBins, JerryBold, Kilaver, LiveEQStraightUp, Longmuire, MadnessIndeed, Mayaku, MightyChickenScratch, MondoMessoFonto2, MondoMessoFontoBold, MondoMessoFontoItalic, Morlandic, Nebullium, NewMozak, PharyngoCracked, PickAhhShow, PoisonDots, Psychye, RealHorrorShow, Riquoth, Rockbox, RomanAcid, RoundedGenius, RubberWalls, ScreenwritersNightmare, ScreenwritersNightmareBold, ShockShock, SirSmoothy, SkySkunk, SmokinFatties, Smoolie, SomebodyDied, SpeedDemon, SpikeyMikey, Spooknic, Steokes, StrangeBrew, SurfPunx, SurfPunxHeavy, SurfPunxItalic, SurfPunxLight, TheDoghouse, TheoryofCremation, ThoughtTrain, TooDamnDrunk, TribalRed1, VOpen, Vipertuism, WideEyeFucker, WiseRabbitSays, Xomic, Yakabuza. Some fonts are also carried at Flash Kit. Logo font at 20 USD, fully custom font from 300 to 1000 USD. The fonts were designed in 1999-2001. Most have no punctuation, and half have no lower case. Only the futuristic Nebullium is semi-useful. Another URL. Direct downloads. Most of the original links are gone, and Statica got out of font production in 2005. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Steven J. Lundeen
[Emerald City Fontworks]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Stiligt
[Jacob Waller]

Swedish service for creating handwriting run by Jacob Waller. The handwriting font Dolk (2004) was created by him. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sugar Frog Fonts

Free handwriting fonts. Free handwriting font service based on Scanahand. Free fonts made by them are being made public. Site run by Ellie. Fonts up to January 2010: sfAlexisAge7, sfAlicia, sfAmandaM, sfAmy, sfAmyOne, sfAndi1, sfAndi2, sfAngie, sfAnita, sfAnna, sfApril, sfAprilF, sfBeckyW, sfBeni, sfBeverly, sfBoston, sfBreeann, sfBrooke, sfBunny, sfCaraO, sfCarissa, sfCarmen, sfChaney, sfChantel, sfCharissa, sfCharissaNeat, sfChezH, sfChezM, sfChippy, sfCory, sfCristy, sfDana, sfDanny, sfDedi, sfDorinda, sfDownThisRoad, sfEleanor, sfEllie'sDoodles, sfEllieEveryday, sfEllieFalling, sfErin, sfFenn, sfFillMeIn, sfGenevieve, sfHailee, sfHaven, sfHeidi, sfHeidi1, sfHeidi2, sfHelen, sfIreneO, sfIvyCasual, sfJackie, sfJane, sfJeff, sfJeniece, sfJenn, sfJenniferA, sfJubilee, sfJudy, sfJulie, sfKatie, sfKatieFun, sfKim, sfLaVerne, sfLani, sfLaniAdamant, sfLauraD, sfLaurel, sfLily&Kate, sfLily, sfLisa, sfMajka, sfMarciaB, sfMareda, sfMelica, sfMelissa, sfMichelle, sfMichelleL, sfMike, sfMikeS, sfMonique, sfMonique, sfNatalie, sfNatalieGreek, sfNoFrills, sfOntheDot, sfPatricia, sfPierce, sfRachel, sfRandi, sfRia, sfRick, sfSallyB, sfScribbled, sfSerialMommy, sfShari, sfSherriW, sfSimona, sfSonia, sfSteve, sfStraightUp, sfSueM, sfTamara, sfTammy, sfTee, sfTheresa, sfTia4920, sfTickTock, sfTiscia'sSloppy, sfTiscia'sTeacher, sfTishia, sfTonya, sfTrudie, sfTwelveAgain, sfWendi, sfWhyKeyboardsRock, sfMonique. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sunny Tudu

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based designer, who created the cursive script typeface Autograph (2013), the organic display typeface Radius (2013), Cartoon (2013, a comic book family in Solid, Bevel, Border and Shadow styles), Script (2013), Quarto (2013, a thin organic sans), Blackbelt (2013, futuristic), and Story (2013, hand-printed). Other typefaces from 2013 include Acute, Paradox (bilined), Summer, Kinetic (bilined), Romantica, Ranger, Erode, Bermuda, Turning, Techno, Floral, Century (futuristic), Master.

In 2014, Sunny published the scratchy typeface Bristle, the multilined typefaces Echo and Have A Nice Day, Denim, Broken (glaz krak), Creator, Euclidean, Medieval, Revelation, Supreme, Bravado, Origami, Grand Hand, Typeart, Redled, Techfont, Metallic, Because, Elegantia, Author, Rejoice, Mazematics, Serenity, Fruity, Inspired, Inbox, Stonehenge, Intense, the sharp-edged sans typeface Pleasant, the graceful script typeface Sprinter and the flowing script typeface Charcoal.

Typefaces from 2015: Brave (futuristic), Increment, New Direction, Devils Hand, Oxygen, Cozy Sans, January, Ascent, Geometric, Fontana.

Typefaces from 2016: Regards (connected handwriting font).

Typefaces from 2017: Black Road, Select, Concept (connected retro diner script), Dependable (a great hand-printed script), Ready (signature font), Fresh Air, Mark (brush font), Gray River.

Typefaces from 2018: Horizontal (a signature or architectural lettering font), Keep On Shining.

Purchase his fonts at Graphic River. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sunwalk Designs
[Andy Krahling]

The type design work of Manchester, NH's Andy Krahling, features handwriting fonts and grungy typefaces. Free typefaces include Elementric, AndyHand, Matta, Bobcat, MrHanky, Ruffian Outline, Ruffian Bold, Pointed, PointedOut, FatLefty, Jinx, Strait, Cyprian, Primer, Schooldaze, CrudHeads, Squish, Skimpus, Schooldaze, Simpleton, Squish, Sigmund, Bobcat, Dot2Dot, Kilroy Was Here, Matt9, Scrawllege, Simpleton, Lockjaw, Zag, Stockquote, Type Block (2012), HesitantShadow, Bloated, Jailbird and NotsoSkimpus.

Andy also makes handwriting and signature fonts. Logo fonts custom-made at about 100USD a font.

Commercial fonts at 10USD a shot include Britta Regular, Class Bold, Class, Cowpoker, Fred Regular, Jerko Bold, Jerko Outline, Jerko Regular, Joe, Lockjaw Bold, Marko Heavy, Marko Regular, Maryhand, Minerva Bold, Minerva, Norm Write Bold, Norm Write Left, Norm Write, Scripto Hand Bold, Scripto Hand, Tape, Wallaby.

Dafont link. Abstract Fonts link.

Catalog. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Suzanne C. Walker

Handwriting font service by Suzanne C. Walker, at 49 dollars a pop. She also has about 30 original fonts for sale, such as Christmas Tags, Dash, DSP Amanda, DSP Blockhead, DSP CandyLou, DSP CurlyQ, DSP Dang Apostrophe, DSP Dotty, DSP Fandango, DSP Frumpy (2009), DSP Heather, DSP Jenn, DSP Jewel, DSP Kristen, DSP Long Tall Drink, DSP Moog 25, DSP Old General Store, DSP Pollyanna, DSP Rough Red, DSP Sarah, DSP Scrappy Pants, DSP Shindig, DSP Sincerely Yours, DSP Stamped Kasbah, DSP Sticky Keyboard, DSP Suzanne, DSP Tina. Most of these are handwriting fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Syaf Rizal
[Khurasan]

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szidat-design

This German outfit based in Tannroda will make your handwriting into a font for 99DM. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tanzil Adduha
[Tanziladd (was: Rawi Project)]

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Tanziladd (was: Rawi Project)
[Tanzil Adduha]

Indonesian designer of these typefaces in 2017: Candelion, Audrey Script, Mentkent (monoline connected script), Jansky Script (signage brush font), Bandalaka Script (connected brush script) and Raya (spurred display font).

In 2018, he designed Caernarfon, Diandra (signature script) and Quinshawna. Creative Market link. Graphicriver link. Newest Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Teawat (or: This is typography)
[Tomoyuki Watanabe]

Free fonts by Tomoyuki Watanabe (aka Tea-wat): Graffiare (2006, slightly grunge), Bambina (2004), Bambino (2004), Bilancio and Bilancio Alternate (2004, artsy), Bolantan (2004), Boltan (2004), Bifur (2002, a take on the old Bifur), the stars-themed Divo (2003), Ecco (thin-lined rectangular glyphs, 2003), Fraish (2003, art nouveau handwriting), FraishBoldOblique, FraishOblique, Graffiare (2006), Grappa (2004), Margherita (2003, roman numerals), Minerva (2003), Moderno (2003), Orange (2003, pixels), Orangejuice (2003, pixels), Peignot Neo (2004, an interpretation of Cassandre's Peignot from 1937), Quarto (2003, liquid font), Razzo (2003), ReSipleBoldOutline (2003), ReSipleRounded (2003), Retra (2003, handwritten kana), Schedel (2002, skulls alphading font), SchedelBold, SipleDemiBold (2001, sana), SipleDemiBoldOblique, SipleLight, SipleLightOblique, Stency (2003, stencil font), Valentine (2002, Valentine alphadings), ValentineOblique, Valentinecaps, Veneto (2004, artsy stencil face), Versu (2003, artsy stencil face), Vendetta (2004), Vigente (2005). Direct access to the fonts. Handwriting font service.

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

TekNovation

TrueType signature/handwriting font service in Virginia. 40 USD for a signature font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Kennett Bros: HandFonts

HandFonts is a 95NZ$ service by the Kennett Bros in New Zealand for making your handwriting into a font, based on a template provided over the web. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Magic True Type Font

Handwriting font service (truetype). Also a signature font service. All for 27 USD. [Google] [More]  ⦿

The Traveling Fox
[Merk Mansoon]

Designer of these typefaces:

  • Scripts: Nakser (2018), Electric Thunder (2018), Karima (2018: calligraphic), Whitby (2017), Whitby (2017), Marrane (2017), Darley dale (2017), Arundel (2017), St Albans (2017), Carlisle (2017), Cinderford (2017), Bexley (2017), Skatera (2017), Askern (2017: calligraphic), Bampton (2017: a signature font), Ashburton (2017), Castle Combe (2017), Lundy (2017), Marettimo (2017), Swindon (2017), Mustique (2017), Isle of Staffa (2017), Mauna Loa (2017: calligraphic), Roman Love Story (2017), Natron (2017), Splendis (2017).
  • Sans: Polperro Sans (2017).
  • Inline: Catumbo (2017: Tuscan).
  • Display types: Ancutz (2018), Thirsk (2017, +Carved), Skulk (2017), Abberwick (2017).

Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

TheTypes digital typefoundry
[Luc(as) de Groot]

Dutch foundry by Luc(as) de Groot. Displays his commercial creations such as AlfAlfabetje, Aquarelkwast, BalpenVelTwee, Druiper, Hand&Feet, HateSchool, ScreenWrite, Typelab, TheAntiqua, TheSerifCorr, GezelligVet, Newspaper (Bukvaraz 2001 award), SpiegelFonts, Sprankelend Licht, Weetikveel, Punker Book, Pistol One, Two and Three, Marieke Serieuzer, MariekeWildStrip, Puntenstraight, PuntenExtremo, PuntenRondom, Drekkig, Modderig, Verschrompelfont. Also logo font services. de Groot was born in Noordwijkerhout in the Netherlands in 1963.

FontFont write-up. Founder of Font Fabrik in Berlin, and of LucasFonts.

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

Thomas Oldfield
[Head:Line Typedesign]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Thumbnail Designs
[Andrew Martin]

Andrew Martin (Thumbnail Designs) is a Manchester, UK-based type and graphic designer. He will do custom type design, including signatures. His fonts, dated ca. 2008: Black Swirl (2007-2009, blackletter), Blade (techno/octagonal), Diablo (2007-2010, gothic), Ornate (scratchy), Quantum Leap (futuristic), Serif Regular (constipated and condensed), Script (a calligraphic typeface "ripped off" from Feel Script by Sudtipos, and because of that, discontinued), and Wolverine (faux oriental). Beloved Script (2009) is an elegant upright connected script face. No downloads or sales.

Behance link. Devian tart link.

Dafont link. Aka Smudge and Scribble. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tiffany Willett
[On The Spot Studio]

[More]  ⦿

Tim Larson
[Christ Trek Fonts]

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Tom Shea

For 5 dollars, the former Navy Lithographer Tom Shea (Bay City, MI) makes your signature or logo into a truetype or type 1 font (PC only). He offered on abf to make any font from a good scan/sample for anyone who asked. He has made a free typewriter font family called 01196 (about ten truetype fonts). He has posted his creation "Modern" on abf on October 4, 2001. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tomoyuki Watanabe
[Teawat (or: This is typography)]

[More]  ⦿

True Signatures
[Kalpesh Vadera]

Defunct company. Used to have 3-d text creation and truetype versions of signatures and logos. The company was run by Kalpesh Vadera in the UK. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tubagus Iqbal

Jakarta, Indonesia-based designer of the hand-crafted typefaces Ethons Styles (2018), Althype (2018: monoline script), Surfshirt Signature (2018), Navatto (2018), Foundart Signature (2018), Maidenmundo (2018), Soursoul (2018) and Freewill (2018). Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

TungFont

This was a dingbat font outfit around 2000. Its web site disappeared but some fonts can still be had at Dafont and Fontspace. Its fonts: Tungfontanimal2, Tungfontanimal3, Tungfontanimal4, Tungfontalpha001, Tungfontalpha002, Tungfontalpha003, TungFontArtFont, Tungfontartpart1, Tungfontartpart2, Tungfontartpart3, Tungfontastrology1, Tungfontastrology3, Tungfontastrology4, Tungfontastrology5, Tungfontastrology6, Tungfontastrology7, Tungfontbuilding1, Tungfontbuilding2, Tungfontbuilding, Tungfontcat, Tungfontcomputer1, Tungfontcomputer2, TungFontDance-Dance, Tungfontdog, Tungfontfish, TungFontFruit-Regular, Tungfonthead, Tungfontlogo, TungFontMusician-Regular, TungFontMusic-Regular, TungFontNature (2001), TungFontOutline, tungfontpeople1-Regular, tungfontpeople2-Regular, tungfontpeople3-Regular, tungfontpeople4-Regular, tungfontpeople5-Regular, Tungfontpeople6, TungFontQuiver, Tungfontshell, Tungfontsignature (2001: contains Zodiac symbols and weather dingbats), TungFontTin, tungfontzodiac1-Regular, tungfontzodiac2-Regular, tungfontzodiac3-Regular, tungfontzodiac4-Regular, tungfontzodiac5-Regular, tungfontzodiac6-Regular. Free (!!!) signature font service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tyfo Mono (was: Ease Type, or: Cartel Deux or Koll Kolls or Arctic Co)
[Firman Suci Ananda]

Tanjung Morawa, Medan, Indonesia-based group consisting of Firman Suci Ananda and Fajar Wahyu Pribadi. Designers of Dalia (2015, brush face), Marjei Display (2015, rough brush), Arum Display (2015, signage script), Victoria Script (2015, connected and calligraphic), Merry Light (2015, sans titling face), Rebli (2015, signage script), Worship (2015, brush script) and Kremlin Script (2015).

Typefaces from 2016: Lotte (script), Kely (sic) Rose, Anomaly Script, Adleit (signage script), Markinson (retro signage script), Colorado (retro sign painting style), Fresh From The Farm (a playful all caps sans), Le Paris (creamy lettering), The Airlines (script), Aventura, Maskoolin (a free bold all caps titling typeface), Amerizana (heavy signage script), Scribble Script.

Typefaces from 2017: Winifred (signature font by Wahyu Pribadi), Litograph, Bosque (Regular, Press), TF Opicular (geometric sans), TF Hillmark (a script typeface by Firman Suci Ananda and Wahyu Pribadi), TF The Fest (a script typeface by Firman Suci Ananda and Wahyu Pribadi), Volkschaft TF (baseball script by Firman Suci Ananda and Wahyu Pribadi), Bender Script, Hurley 1967 (signage script), Marana, Goodwyn (spurred vintage font), the script font Cartel Deux (+Sharp, +Smooth), the titling font Cartel Deux Black, the brush script Ruthmike.

Typefaces from 2018: Rucyva (by Le Magh).

Creative Market link. Newer Creative Market link. Behance link. Dribble link. Dafont link. Creative Market link for Koll Kolls. Creative Market link for Cartel Deux. Skolbord link. Creative Market link for Tyfo Mono. Creative Market link for Koll Kolls. Creative Market link for Le Magh, a venture of Wahyu Pribadi. Behance link for Wahyu Pribadi. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Typeco
[James Grieshaber]

James Grieshaber earned a BFA in Graphic Design from Rochester Institute of Technology. Based first in Rochester, NY, and then in Chicago, IL, and then again in Rochester, Grieshaber ran Typeco, a typographic services and solutions company established in 2002. James Grieshaber (b. Detroit, 1967) most recently was on staff of P22 Type Foundry, where he designed many type families and helped establish International House of Fonts. He has been honoured with an award of Excellence in Type Design from Association Typographique International (ATypI) for his Gothic Gothic (2004, blend of blackletter and English style), and by TypeArt'05 (for Operina Cyrillic). Designer and Co-editor of the Indie Fonts book series, Grieshaber now teaches typography at RIT and runs Typeco. MyFonts sells his fonts now. YouWorkForThem sells the Super Duty family (stencil), Glyphic Neue, the Trapper families, Chunk Feeder, Gothic Gothic and Cusp. Identifont page. FontShop link. Behance link. Details on some of his typefaces:

  • Gothic Gothic (2001), an extended blackletter co-designed with Christina Torre. In 2004, he received an award of Excellence in Type Design from Association Typographique International (ATypI) for his Gothic Gothic type design.
  • The Glyphic Neue display family was inspired by the Op Art style of lettering in the United States that ran rampant in many photo type houses in the 1960's and 1970's---I like to call it the "piano key style".
  • Chunkfeeder (2002) is a beautiful monospaced octagonal OCR-like family.
  • Cypher (2003, an LED/LCD family) has 24 weights. Of these, Cypher7 is free.
  • Duty (2002) is a sans typeface co-designed at T26 with Lee Fasciani.
  • The stencil family Super Duty (2004) has 8 variations. There are also techno variant called Superduty Condensed, Superduty Regular, Superduty Narrow and Superduty Text.
  • Cusp (2001-2005): a techno display family with 18 weights, including an LED style, art deco styles and Cusp De Stijl.
  • Trapper (2004) is an 8-weight exaggerated ink trap font family which comes in Trapper Round and Trapper Sharp versions.
  • Zaftig (2008, Typeco) is a super-fat face.
  • P22 Operina (2003, in Romano, Corsivo and Fiore versions) is based on Vicentino Ludovico degli Arrighi's calligraphy used in his 1522 instructional lettering book La Operina da Imparare di scrivere littera Cancellarescha. This book contains what is considered to be the earliest printed examples of Chancery Cursive. P22 Operina won an award at TypeArt 05. Operina Pro contains over 1200 glyphs. In 2010, Paulo Heitlinger compared P22 Operina favorably to another digital chancery font, Poetica (by Robert Slimbach, Adobe), which, according to him [and I agree], lacks vigor and dynamism.
  • P22 Posada (2003, with Richard Kegler): based on lettering of Mexican printmaker José Guadalupe Posada (1851-1913) that was used for some of his posters and broadsides.
  • P22 Arts and Crafts Tall (1995, art nouveau), P22 Arts and Crafts Hunter (1995). Both based on alphabets by Dard Hunter, 1908-1910.
  • P22 Art Deco Chic (2002), based on the Art Deco hand lettering of Samuel Welo, ca. 1930. P22 Art Deco Display (2002) is a Broadway style face.
  • Churchy (2002).
  • He offered (offers?) a handwriting font service for 100 USD. Free trial typeface Reenie Beanie (2002). Signature font service for 50 USD. Reenie Beanie (2002) is now offered (as a joke, I assume) as part of the Google open font directory (for free web fonts).
  • P22 Garamouche (2004, with Richard Kegler). Comes with Garamouche Ornaments (2004).
  • Segoe Print (2006, Monotype Imaging). [Isn't this Googlee's competition?] This is an informally hand-printed typeface co-designed with Brian Allen, Carl Crossgrove, James Grieshaber and Karl Leuthold at Ascender.
  • P22 Cezanne Pro (2006). Has over 1,200 glyphs.
  • P22 Yule (2005; Heavy, Inline): a stone chisel family with a hint of Neuland.
  • P22 Numismatic (2005): originally offered by the Devinne Press, and based on ornaments and letters used by 15th and 16th century engravers of seals and coins; however it looks very much like Otto Hupp's Numismatisch (1900, Genzsch&Heyse).
  • Black Ops One (2011) is a military stencil face, available at the Google Font Directory.
  • Short Stack (2011) is Grieshaber's free contribution to the Comic Sans genre. It was published by Sorkin Type and can be downloaded from Dafont.
  • Atomic Age (2011) is a free font at Google Font Directory. It was inspired by 1950s era connected scripts seen on nameplates of American cars.
  • Sarina (2011). A connected script published by Sorkin Type.
  • Supermercado One (2011, Google Font Directory) is a low contrast semi geometric typeface inspired by naive industrial letters. More a signage typeface than a web font.
  • Typeco Grecian (2012, FontStruct) is loosely based on a Wells & Webb Grecian style woodtype circa 1846.
  • Typeco De Stijl (2012, FontStruct) is based on Van Doesburg's De Stijl magazine's name plate in 1923. Typeco Topaz Serif Tall (2012, FontStruct) is a pixel typeface. Typeco New Wave (2012, FontStruct) is an op art party font.
  • Metamorphous (2012, Sorkin Type) borrows its arches from Gothic cathedrals---it was inspired by Jonathan Barnbrook and by the free font Morpheus. Google font download.
  • HWT Geometric (2013, Hamilton Wood Type Foundry) is a squarish wood type family: Geometric began its life as a metal typeface from the Central Type Foundry, circa 1884. Soon after, this design was officially licensed to Morgans & Wilcox and was shown in their 1890 catalog in Regular, Light and Condensed Light variations. After acquiring Morgans & Wilcox, Hamilton Manufacturing offered Geometric Light Face Condensed as their own No 3020 and the Geometric Light Face as No 3021. HWT Geometric has been expanded digitally to include a Regular Condensed version.
  • Trattatello (2014). An Apple system font.
  • HWT Archimedes (2017, P22). A revival of the Page No. 122 wood type called Mansard Ornamented, done together with Richard Kegler (P22) and Virgin Wood Type. They write: This new digital version is a simultaneous release with Virgin Wood Type and features a variety of styles including the standard screw head option plus a Phillips head, hex/Allen wrench head, and even the vexing Apple pentalobe tamper resistant star screw. As a bonus, the screwheads themselves are accessible via a glyph palette, so you can put the screws to Comic Sans, or any other font, if you so desire.

Klingspor link. Google Plus link. Behance link. Fontsquirrel link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Typesetter

Handwriting font service for 130DM by Siegfried Fuchs (Worms, Germany). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Typia Nesia
[Arief Setyo Wahyudi]

Aka Fitriyawan Runsell, Arief Setyo Wahyudi founded Typia Nesia in 2016. Malang, Indonesia-based designer of the brush signage script typefaces Marjei Display (2016), Riverhack (2016), Bhatoshine (2016), Bellatiez (2016, dry brush), Sinisuka (2016), Hello Lary (sic) (2016), Hilary Room (2016, renamed later to Hello Lary?) and SokaQola (2016).

Other typefaces from 2016 include Glorynight (octagonal), Maqin Larisa, the calligraphic script fonts Rinstonia (almost like handwriting), Glorydays and Illusias, the grungy Revalina, and the vintage typefaces Asbak Display and Stangbunder.

Typefaces from 2017: Little Ballerina, Authentic Monoline, Betarisa, Elsagars, Glorydays, Queenland, Pinarak (brush), Bigbroade, Quashar, Hamline (a monoline signature script), Zailayard, Sidaghis, Illusias, Aziya, Shelafisa, Selesia Heart, Moolrys, Glorynight, Whimsy, Rhaikane (monoline script), Dabrush (dry brush), Sheilazain (a free calligraphic script), Magehand (signage script), Meshitara (connected script), Autorich Sans, Aurellia (textured script font), The Historia (brush script), Quashar (grungy), Kaiya Land (dry brush font), Biolatesha (connected script).

Typefaces from 2018: Single Brand, Lazy Quotes, Indie Fest, Alisheader, Houstander, Herdrey (calligraphic), Beshiny, Fantica, Riotiks, Outerlord, Antique. Creative Market link. Behance link. Another Behance link. Dafont link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Typos

Swiss vendor of Berthold, Bitstream, Galla, Ingram and Jack Yan fonts. Includes a logo/signature service, and font conversion consulting. Swiss type pages by Peter H. Singer, the Berthold man in Zürich. Commercial links, mainly to Berthold. They provide some corporate identity font services as well as font conversions with Fontmonger (??). They also sell a 300 handwriting font collection. Alternate URL. List of type designers. [Google] [More]  ⦿

VS Software

VS Software in Little Rock, AR, offers these products and services: signature/logo font making, Jet True (TrueType to PCL font converter for 325 USD), barcode and MICR fonts, FontGen v1 (300 USD: bitmap font editor, 7 formats). About FontGen: FontGen's most common format is a 300 or 600 dpi PCL 5 bitmap font for use with the PCL driver of an HP or compatible laser printer. [Google] [More]  ⦿

VSM Schriftsatz fur PC und Mac

Truetype font service in Switzerland. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Waldorf Fonts
[Joachim Frank]

Joachim Frank from Filderstadt, Germany, specializes in anthroposophical typefaces. His fonts include the Filirator family (1998, free at Dafont), Waldorfduo, Waldorfitalic, Waldorf Outline, Waldorf Schmal, Waldorf Schrift, Waldorfshadow, and Lisa (a free handwriting font). The Waldorfschrift family was created in digital form in the years 1993-1994 by Joachim Frank, inspired by the naturally organic letters from the anthroposophical movement of the 20th century of Rudolf Steiner.

Mike Diaz pointed out that Waldorfschrift is really really close to Ingrid Liche's FF Liant (1995) about which FontFont writes: In 1976 Ingrid Liche began designing Liant Medium for the packaging of the natural cosmetic company Weleda AG in Germany. Since then this typeface has defined the corporate identity of Weleda worldwide and because of this company's prestige, the look to the entire natural cosmetic and biologically oriented industry. Because of a split of opinions in the international company in 1994, the mother company in Switzerland decided to introduce a new house face; thereby giving up the brand name recognition that had been established over twenty years... Because of the turn in events and since Liche still owned the rights to Liant, she decided to distribute the typeface exclusively over FontShop International. She re-digitized the font, adding several ligatures and expanding the typeface to a three weight family. The most noticable characteristic of the font is its lively lines, the forms for which are taken from nature. Within the individual characters there is an exchange of sinking and rising points, which are connected by taut curves.

Alternate URL. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Weasel Foundry

Designer of mostly hand-crafted or script typefaces. Their typefaces, by style:

  • Formal calligraphy: Chantiago, Whiplash, Glass Script, Steakfull, Fazlodia, Amfibi ScriptC, Siediffa Script, Humairah Script, Diffrenlight.
  • Hand-crafted: Candy Night, Pumpkins Candles, Bettels Fox, Magosteen.
  • Halloween fonts: Sound of Screaming, My Hunter.
  • Brush script: Mutiara.
  • Connected scripts: Barbeque, Haxaface Script, Elisa Script, Roullet.
  • Signature font: Miyamma Script.
Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Wilson Multimedia

Handwriting font creation for 49 dollars. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Wolfgang Reifarth
[BOOKNET]

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YOFF (or: Your Own Font; was Font Garden)
[Ellinor Maria Rapp]

Ellinor Rapp was born in Örebro, Sweden, in 1972. She works at Örebro University Hospital at the microbiological laboratory as a biomedical scientist. Her pages had over 1400 fonts and dingbats. Alternate dingbat URL. A 20 USD handwriting font service and 5 USD signature/logo service. Her pages were initially called Font Garden, but changed in 2011 to YOFF, or Your Own Font. Ellinor Rapp herself also made some fonts, typically based on the samples sent to her. About 70 of these handwriting fonts are stored here and here.

Listing of these initial handwriting fonts: AaronFont-Hand, Addiction, AliceWachol, Amura, AmuraMusic, Amyie-Hand, AngHand, Augustin-Hand, Bonnie'sfont, BrianneHand, CRobles, Cathie'sHand, Charyn-Hand, Chelmo, Chelsea'sHandwriting, CherFont-Hand, Cheryl-Hand, Cindywrite-Hand, Crys-Hand, David-Hand, Deanna'sHand, Deanna'sHand-Music, Delany-Hand, Derek-Hand, DeseraePlain, DesereaFancy-Hand, Diana-hand, Dulce'sFont, EdithHand, Efficient, Elisha-Hand, Ellifont, Erin-Elizabeth, FG Klara (2005, Fiona-Hand, ForgetMeNot-Girl, Frederick-Hand, Gina, GraysonFont, Gunnar-Krus, Handwriting, Ivy-Hand, Jayne-hand, JaynePrint-Hand, Jeana-Script, Jeff-Hand, JenniferHand, Jenny-Handwriting, Jessy-hand, Joe, Judy-Script, Justen-Hand, KariKatziFont, Katie-Font, Keven-Hand, KollerFont-Script, Kristen Curly (1999), KristenScript, Kristenscriptalt, LN, Larina-hand, Larua-Hand, LeafQueen, LeafQueen-scripty2, LeafQueenHand, LeafQueenScript-scripty2, LockermanHand, Maria-Hand, MarioHand, Mats-Hand, Mazgiz, Melodie, Mich, Michelle (2000), Michelle-Marker, MomsFont-Hand, Nancy-Print, Natalie'sScribble, Pam'sHand, Paulette-Hand, PiaScript, Polly, QUesneLL, REW, RingbearerRegular, Rissa'sFont, SSR-Hand, Samantha-hand, Sammy, Sandy-Script, SaraElizabeth, Schaun-Hand, Shane-Hand, Shelton, Shennette-Hand, Starlet, Steve-Hand, Steven2-Hand, Stuarty-Hand, TotallyTweetie, Traci-Hand, Valorie-Hand, VirgilGS, Whitney2, Whitney2, Wolfie-Hand, Wurth-hand, c.j-Hand.

She created Claudia (2003, handwriting by Claudia Lasiter). At Dafont, one can find her typefaces Cheryl Hand (2000), Jayne Print (2000), Totally Tweetie (2001, dings) and Whitney2 (2000). A list of fonts on their site in 2006: BrianneHand, FGAaron, FGAddiction, FGAmura, FGAmuraMusic, FGAmyie, FGAngHand, FGAugustin, FGBonnie'sfont, FGBunnigrrrl'shandwriting, FGCJ, FGCRobles, FGCathie'sHand, FGCharyn, FGChelsea'sHandwriting, FGCherFont, FGCheryl, FGChris, FGChristine, FGCindywrite, FGCrys, FGDavid, FGDeanna'sHand, FGDelany, FGDerek, FGDesereaFancy, FGDiana, FGDulce'sFont, FGEdith, FGEfficient, FGElisha, FGEllifont, FGErin-Elizabeth, FGFiona, FGFrederick, FGGina, FGGraysonFont, FGGunnar, FGHandwriting, FGIvy, FGJayne, FGJaynePrint, FGJeana, FGJeff, FGJennifer, FGJenny, FGJessy, FGJoe, FGJusten, FGKariKatzi, FGKatie, FGKeven, FGKollerFont, FGKristenCurly, FGKristenScript, FGLN, FGLarina, FGLaura, FGLeafQueen1, FGLeafQueen2, FGLeafQueenHand, FGLisa, FGLisaScript, FGLockerman, FGMariaHand, FGMelodie, FGMich, FGMichelle, FGMomsFont, FGNancy, FGPam'sHand, FGPaulette, FGPiaScript, FGPolly, FGQUesneLL, FGREW, FGRingbearer, FGRissa'sFont, FGSamantha, FGSammy, FGSandy, FGSaraElizabeth, FGSchaun, FGShane, FGShelton, FGStarlet, FGSteve, FGSteven, FGStuarty, FGTotallyTweetie, FGTraci, FGValorie, FGVirgil, FGWhitney1, FGWhitney2, FGWolfie, FGWurth.

Dafont link. Font Garden at MyFonts sells FG Adam, FG April, FG Camilla, FG Carola (2006), FG Caroline, FG Elias, FG Ellinor, FG Erin, FG Jasmine, FG Jennifer (2007), FG Jordan, FG Lova, FG Matilda, FG Muriel, FG Nadja, FG Nando, FG Nina, FG Petra, FG Rakel, FG Rebecca, FG Ronja, FG Saga, FG Smilla, FG Tindra, FG Traci, FG Typical, FG Rochelle, FG Emmy. Added in 2007: FG Jacky, FG Norah. Fonts in 2008: FG Abby, FG Sharon, FG Alison, FG Jason, FG Pedro, Bethany (handwriting), FG Callie (grunge blackletter), FG Noel (child's hand). Fonts from 2009: FG Kelli (connect-the-dots face), FG Liz, FG Tiffany. Additions in 2010: FG Alex, FG Audrey, FG Kristine, FG Lina, FG Well Well, FontAddicts Halloween, FG Tonya, FG Jennie, FG Swan, FG Suzanne. Additions in 2011: Charlotta (children's hand).

As YOFF, MyFonts sells Alisha YOFF, Mazi YOFF (2011, a happy hand-printed family), Jolly, Abby, Bunnigrrrls Handwriting YOFF, Nicola YOFF (2013), Stella YOFF (2013), Roger YOFF (2013).

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

yourfont

55USD for your handwriting font. Free demo font called Janet Luther. It comes with the MyFont software for randomizing letters in your handwriting. [Google] [More]  ⦿

YourFonts
[Erwin Denissen]

On-line commercial font generation service, based on submitting a scanned template. It feels like Fontifier. At some point it became free, and soon after that it took off---105,110 free fonts have been generated between August 2008 and March 2009. Its designer, the Utrecht, The Netherlands-based Erwin Denissen, writes: As an independent software vendor, Erwin Denissen strives to continue developing new and innovative products for the world-wide typography market. Right now High-Logic has three products, a font editor, a font manager and a font generator. In March 2008 Erwin Denissen acquired MyTools.com, including 8 products. In July 2008 yourfonts.com was launched as an online font generation service. More fonts-related utilities are expected soon.

He also made FontCreator, a free font editor. JulieCouillard (2008) is a handwriting test font I sent in to see how good the outlines are. Some time in 2009, Yourfonts become commercial, changing between 9.95 and 14.95 US dollars per font. At the same time, they embarked on a reseller program in which others can use their font generation engine for a fee. Resellers include

Others, such as FontBay, have the same set-up as most resellers. Most of these services charge about 14.95 US dollars per font.

Finally, there are some free example fonts: George, Phooley, Parchemin, and others. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zenobia Graphic

Will soon offer a custom font, logo and signature truetype service. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zvika Rosenberg
[Masterfont (or: Studio Rosenberg)]

[MyFonts] [More]  ⦿