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Type design in Singapore



[Vintage art deco ad from The Straits Times, 1936]

Luc Devroye
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
lucdevroye@gmail.com
http://luc.devroye.org
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Aditya Banerjee

Creator (b. 1992, Singapore) of the all caps brush face The Calligraph (2011, cloned from Swifter Strokes by "badgerkin"). He also made the experimental faces Insanity (2011). The typefaces were made with the help of FontStruct. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Agnes Natalie

Agnes Natalie (Singapore) created the human figurine typeface Mrs. Stretchy (2012).

Another Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ahmad Effendy
[Ahmad Effendy's FUSELAB fonts]

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Ahmad Effendy's FUSELAB fonts
[Ahmad Effendy]

Singapore-based Ahmad Effendy's gorgeous experimental font Fondgrafie-weird created for FUSELAB '95. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alan Chong

Singapore-based designer of the ornamental caps alphabet Tipity (2012) and the ball terminal typeface Acerola Bombs (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alicia Lee

Graduate from FADU, University of Buenos Aires, who created the squarish text typeface Gloomy (2008). At Behance, we learn that she is from Singapore (if it is the same Alicia Lee). There she published Shysosa (fat counterless face), Sensosa (gridded face) and Resosa (counterless display face) in 2011. [Google] [More]  ⦿

alt.type

Singapore-based design studio. Vendor for the major foundries. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alvin Koh

Graphic design student in Singapore in 2012-2013. Creator of a beautiful op-art poster for Air Icon 2013. He also made an ornamental typeface called Origami Cubism (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alvin Tan Boon Siang

Singapore-based designer of fonts at Garagefonts, including Special K (1999), a font with Latin letters in the form of Hangul (Korean). Very original! [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alyssa Seow

Based in Woodlands, Singapore, Alyssa Seow created the geometrically constructed typeface Obscure (2014) that is decorated with shattered fragments at the end of each glyph. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andreas Ivan

Singapore-based designer of the brush typeface Dash for Dash magazine's masthead in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andrew Seow

Thomson, Singapore-based designer of the modular monoline sans typeface Bends (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andy Naylor
[art_design_nine (or: Stereotype)]

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Anthea Tay

Singapore-based creator of the straight-edged experimental typeface January (2013) and of Kontora (2013), a hand-drawn typeface that emulates the stark contours that marked the faces of the beautiful women in the Tang dynasty in China and the Meiji period in Japan. [Google] [More]  ⦿

arieltan97

Singaporean pixel artist. She created the pixel face Peanut (2010, FontStruct). Aka Nerdsaurus, and as Arieltan97. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Aristo Gunawan

Singapore-based designer of the modular typeface DekonstrucTEEon (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

art_design_nine (or: Stereotype)
[Andy Naylor]

Free fonts Inn, Khole, Chemical Brothers. Fonts by Andy Naylor from Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Arunee Ng

During her studies in Singapore, Arunee Ng created Arunsawat Thai (2014), a Thai simulation typeface. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ashlyn Wongyt

Singapore-based designer of the fun alphadings Clipart (2013) and Toy Robot (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Audrey Guek

Singapore-based student designer of Roundabout (20914), a swirly typeface that was inspired by Trevor J. Askin's sculpture Andromeda. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Audy Irwantoro

During her design studies in Singapore, Audy Irwantoro created an experimental typeface, Traveller (2013), that is based upon the road map of the city country.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Azizul Hakim

During his studies at Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore, Azizul Hakim created the minimalist typeface Encircle (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Azrul Azwan

Singapore-based designer of the techno typeface Trickster (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Barbara Ng

Design communication graduate of the Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore in 2012. Singapore-based designer of the skeletal typeface Stick Thin (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Beautiful
[Roy Poh]

Beautiful is a design studio set up by creative director Roy Poh in Singapore. He created Chair Type (2011, experimental), Vera (2011, a baby curl caps face) and Mickey (2011), a playful alphabet based on Mickey Mouse. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Beijing Hanyi Keyin Information Technology Co Ltd

The Beijing Hanyi Keyin Information Technology Co is a joint venture between CAPT (the Chinese Academy of Printing Technology) and TAICEM, based in Singapore, and was established in 1993 in Beijing. The company developed many (principally Chinese and Japanese) fonts using the Ikarus system, and partners on many projects with URW++, which sells these Hanyi fonts: Fang Song, Hei, Song, Song Medium, Yuan, Hupo, Kai, Lishu, Wei Bei, Zong. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Benjamin Koh

Graphic designer from Singapore who created the modular typeface Avalon (2009, a FontStruct face?), as well as Origami Type (2010), SeaSpray (2010, experimental and gridded), and Neue Miedinger (2010, an interesting play on Helvetica). Home page. Another home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bev Tan

Graphic designer in Sinagpore who created some experimental typefaces in 2013.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bhawani S. Sapkota

Bhawani S. Sapkota (NUS, Singapore) designed the Nepali font Gorkhali (1996). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Binge Studio
[Vivian Ng]

Binge Studio in Singapore is Vivian Ng, an art director who graduated from Temasek Polytechnic. She created a fun geometric display face in 2013 called Binge. [Google] [More]  ⦿

B.N. Keerthana

During her studies, Woodlands, Singapore-based B.N. Keerthana created an experimental geometric typeface in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cat

Singapore-based designer of Cat's handwriting (2014). Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

CFA: Singa-Tamil truetype fonts

AParanar and TML Kamalam are free truetype fonts offered at this site at the National University of Singapore. Fonts by Mr R. Kalaimani (distributed by THARAGAI TAMIL TRUETYPE FONTS, Astro Scientific Centre at The Singapore Science Centre). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Charis Ng

Singapore-based designer of the floriated caps typeface Pulpeta (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Charles Chin

Singapore-based designer of Rivier (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Charmaine Ang

Singapore-based graphic designer. She created Utopia (2010), a blackletter typeface, and Mononoke (2014, a display typeface). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Chen Daizhong

Singaporean designer. Creator of Quite Qwerty (2011), a slanted geometric face. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Chen Zhi Liang

Singapore-based designer. Creator of some great hand-lettered posters in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cheryl Tan

During her studies in Singapore, Cheryl Tan created the high-contrast display sans typeface Zeal (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Chia Lynn Kwa

Student at Pratt Institute, class of 2013, who grew up in Singapore and Vietnam. Brooklyn-based creator of a faux Mandarin typeface called Imitasian (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Christian Max Hancock
[Diphthong Type Foundry]

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Clarence Wee

Craftsman in Singapore, who created the beautiful poster layered font Berif (2012). He also created sketched versions of Goudy Old Style, Century Gothic, and Hattenschweiler. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Clarinta Leoni

Graphic designer in Singapore who created the geometric chromatic typeface Rangeo (2013). Rangeo was inspired by Rangoli, a folk art from India. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Daniel Mulyadi

Student at Nanyang University in Singapore. Creator of a few modular typefaces in 2011. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Daryl Lee

Art director in Singapore, who created the flowery face Fleur (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dennis Kei Yip Poon

Born in Hong Kong in 1968, Dennis Poon was a designer in San Francisco and Stockholm. He currently works at Philips in Singapore. At the Typebox foundry, he designed TxElf (2002, blockish almost-bitmap font), TX Hex (2002) and TX Gitter (2001, a simplified Codex-like face).

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

Devin Japiter

Singapore-based designer of the modular face Tecbloc (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Diphthong Type Foundry
[Christian Max Hancock]

Max Hancock lives in the Washington D.C. area. He is the designer (b. 1972) of the lovely organic font Diphthong (2002). He worked at Diphthong in Singapore.

After Diphthong was designed, he was hired to design custom, branded font designs for the companies Dome Capital and Top News.

In 2011, Max founded the Diphthong Type Foundry in Fairfax Station, VA, where he currently works on a variety of type projects. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Dora Godfrey

Singapore-based designer of Straits (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Elana Tan

Singapore-based designer. Her display typeface Aspiration (2013), created during her studies, was inspired by Anthony Poon's wave series of paintings and by Poon's sculptures entitled Aspirations. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ella Han Yuhui

During her graphic design studies in Singapore, Ella Han Yuhui created the modular typeface Frontier (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Emily Tan

Graphic designer in Singapore, who created the outlined 3d typeface Leaf Me Be (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Enze Foo

Singapore-based creator of the origami typeface Hitoe (2014). It is motivated by Enze as follows: Drawing from the rich cultural aesthetics of the aristocratic society in Heian Japan, Hitoe is a concept brand that celebrates the idea of feminine beauty through the lens of type design. The name Hitoe comes from the word junihitoe, which refers to the twelve-layered robe worn by the courtly Heian women. Simply put, it is an extremely elegant and highly complex kimono---every element of the clothing is strenuously determined based on social hierarchy and aesthetic taste. Inspired by elements from nature, colour schemes are painstakingly selected depending on the season or occasion. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Etienne Mineur
[Typographic Safari in Singapore]

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Eugene Tan Ze Wei

Freelance designer in Singapore, who created the experimental Grid Type in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fadhil Ismail

Singapore-based designer of an experimental geometric alphabet in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Faris Kassim

Singapore-based artist, b. 1991, who made the geometric techno face ThatBad for a logo of a Singapore based DJ-duo, ThatBad. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fayth Foo

Fayth Foo (Singapore) created the watercolor alphabet Riviera Illuminati in 2013 during her advertising studies at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Feliana Sutanto

During her studies in Singapore, Feliana Sutanto created the display typeface Infinichips (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Felix Ng
[SILNT]

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Feo Whatsthedealyo

Singapore-based designer of the triangle-based typeface Prismatry (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fiona Finn Tao

Singaporean photographer and graphic designer who graduated from Temasek Design School. Her typefaces Goldrush (2011) and Villains (2011) both have an avant-garde look. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

First Singapore Tamil WWW Archive

Info on Tamil things, including fonts and software. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Flag & Mountains

Flag&Mountains is a Singapore based idea-driven creative agency that provides branding, design consultation, digital, advertising and retail design for clients from a diverse range of industries. Its cofounders are Shawn Lim and Jason Kung. Shawn is the inaugural President of the Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design & Media Alumni Association. Creators of the wavy typeface Fjord Grotesque (2013).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Frédéric Snauwaert

Based in Singapore since 2006, Frédéric Snauwaert is an art director active in publishing, branding and corporate design. He created Khmer Type for a building in Phnom Penh in 2012.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gali Zhang

Student in Singapore who created Anchor Typo (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gary Chua

Queenstown, Singapore-based creator of a Japo-Tibetan simulation face (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Genevieve Grace Yip

Singapore-based designer of some typographic animals in 2012. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Germaine Chen

Germaine Chen Shiyun graduated in Visual Communications from Temasek Polytechnic, and is currently pursuing a BA in Design Communication at Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore. She created Money Talks (2011) and ChiChi (2011, an ornamental caps face inspired by fashion illustrations).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Goh Yam Whee
[Strange Design]

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Hayqal Samsuri

Singapore-based designer of Doily (2012), an octagonal mechanical stencil face. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hillary Josiana

Creator of the display typeface Puente (2013), which took inspiration from the arched forms of a neighborhood restaurant. It was designed during her studies in Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Huong Nguyen

Art director in Singapore who put condoms on glyphs in FF Durex (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

IRDU, Centre for the Arts&National University of Singapore

TAMILNET.ttf (version 1.0) True Type Font (trial version free) by Naa Govindasamy. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jackson Tan Tzun Tat

Singaporean designer of Acid Queen, Destroy (1999), Polyester (1999), Replicant (1999, Asian simulation font), Fudge (1996) and Hijack (1996) at GarageFonts. FontShop link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jacqueline Chen

Singapore-based graphic and multimedia designer. Behance link.

In 2012, she created a number of textured typefaces: Skinny Sprouts, Constellation, Bubbly Bubbles, Sqone, Unblock, Superstick. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Janice Chua

Nicholas Loke (Singapore) and Janice Chua (Singapore) codesigned the free hand-drawn typeface Squelch (2013). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jasmie Ezran

Creator of the experimental typeface Strange (2014), a school project font at Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts, Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jasmin Roslan

Designer in Singapore who made the typefaces Rectangulum (2010) and Rick Griffin (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jedidah Tan

During her studies at the School of Art, Design, & Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Jedidah Tan created the curvy display face Utopia (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jessica Maria Hartanto

Indonesian student designer in Singapore in 2014, who created the beansprout-inspired decorative typeface Taogee (2014). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jessica Ng

During her studies in Singapore, Jessica Ng created Contemposcript (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jessie Gong

Singapore-based creator of the art deco typeface family Arts Hub (2012). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jia Yi Chee

Illustrator and designer in Singapore who made an ornamental caps art nouveau alphabet called Deception (2013) and published it in The Subversive Alphabet Book. It showcases ruthless women throughout history. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jiahui Lee

Singaporean designer of Creaks (2013), a metal grille texture typeface. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jimmy Yap

Singapore-based creator of Afrikano (2013), an African tribal art typeface. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jing Ng

Singapore-based designer of the (free) fun initial caps typeface Jombie (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joan Chong

Joan Chong works in Singapore. Her illustrations and fashion mag work is exquisite and refined. In addition, she has made a modular typeface called Ornate (2013).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jody Yeoh

Jody Yeoh (Singapore) and Hwee Chong Chan codesigned Book Typeface (2011), with 3d glyphs made up of books. Jody Yeoh now works in Beijing, China. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joel Ling

During his studies in Singapore, Joel Ling created the display typeface Notched (2013), partly by removing serifs from Baskerville. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joemin Kok

Graphic designer in Singapore. Behance link

Creator of Zoology (2012, an alphabet with animal glyphs). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joseph Tan

Joseph Tan (Singapore) designed the Peignotian typeface Finkze (2014) and the experimental typeface Minimal (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kai Ying Gan

Illustrator and typographer in Singapore. Behance link. Creator of a beautiful ornamental caps typeface called Destination (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Katherine Phang

Graphic designer in Singapore, who made the texture face Complexity (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kelly Kwan

Kelly Kwan (Singapore) used hair as an inspiration for her Ubermessy font (2012). She used a dish shape to make the Dish typeface family (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kendrick Leow

Graphic designer in Brisbane, Australia, who was born and raised in Singapore. In 2012, he created the decorative typeface Bunny Ears. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kenneth Lim Zhi Wei

Singapore-based designer. His Baluhns typeface (2012) is a modular typeface inspired by the sculpture "Balance" by Ng Eng Teng (1934-2001). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kevin He

Art director in Singapore (b. 1982) who created the (free) Abold condensed stencil typeface Kong (2014).

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

Khasana Blush Cream ad

A typical art deco advertising, taken from the Straits Times in Singapore, February 1936. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kimmy De Leon

Manila-based art director, who used basic geometric shapes in the creation of Shape Type (2012). He is presently located in Singpore. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kristina Dewi

Kristina Dewi, a student in Singapore, created a display typeface called Harmony of Henna in 2013. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Krutika Galgalikar

Singapore-based designer of a fashion mag typeface in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kumar Mallikarjunan
[Tamil.net]

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Kyla Birgitta Arsadjaja

During her studies at Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore, Kyla Birgitta Arsadjaja created the decorative typeface Betawi (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Laraine Luting Tan

While studying design in Singapore, Laraine Luting Tan created the square-spaced typeface Bored (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Laura Dex

Singapore-based designer of the fat finger typeface Lauwrites (2013). Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Leonardo Laurensius

During his studies in Singapore, Leonardo Laurensius created the roundish typeface Architype (2014), which was inspired by the shapes of modern furniture. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lily Le

Graphic designer in Singapore. Creator of the heavy brush typeface Rebel (2013) for Rebel magazine's masthead. Rebel is a fashion and lifestyle magazine featuring creative underground designers, musicians, artists and stylists. Lily studied at Raffles Design Institute, class of 2013. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lim Yi Ling

Illustrator and graphic designer who drew a funny alian monster alphabet in 2010, called Dee W. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Luna Daisy

Singapore-based designer of the hand-printed typefaces Aloha Luna (2014), Once Upon A Dream (2014), Daisy's Delights (2014), Luna's Handwriting (2014) and Cursive (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mario Chrissendy

During his studies in Singapore, mario Chrissendy created the display typeface Nightmare (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mark Tan

Barcode designer in Singapore. His company, Barcode Resource. CCode39 (2006) is free at Dafont, but his other barcode fonts are commercial. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Matthew Durant

Graphic designer in Singapore who created the 3d wireframe typeface Odessa (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Med Ness
[ONO Creates]

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Megy

Singaporean designer of Megfont (2008, irregular handwriting). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Melia Andriani

Student in Singapore in 2014 who created the hand-painted typeface Oiseau (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Merlina Sanusi

Singapore-based designer of the hand-drawn Silent Typography (2012). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Michelle Chandra

Based in Pematangsiantar, Indonesia, and/or Singapore, Michelle designed the Angku display typeface during her graphic design studies in 2013. In 2014, she made the avant garde sans typeface De Arch. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Michelle Tan Si Yi

Singapore-based graphic designer. She created the clean informal sans face Robby (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Michiko Ayumi

During her studies in Singapore, Michiko Ayumi created the script typeface Ayatori (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Min Ng

During his studies in Singapore, Min Ng created the decorative caps typeface Typoetry (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ming Chew

Singapore-based designer of the experimental geometric typeface Plus Minus (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

mmmmo

Singaporean designer (b. 1981) of the straight-edged face One (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Morica Lim

During her graphic design studies in Singapore, Morica Lim created the fiery display typeface Dragon (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Muhammad Syadiq

Singapore-based designer of an experimental geometric alphabet in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nandita Nina Shenoy

For a project at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Nandita Shenoy created the bilined typeface the City (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Narshaa Lee

Born in Singapore in 1999, Narshaa Lee designed the fat inger font Ugly Handwriting (2013). Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

National University of Singapore

Free Tamil truetype fonts: AParanar (by R. Kalamaini), TML Kamalam (by Astro Scientific Centre). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Neo Wei Qiang

Born in Singapore in 1989, and also know as Three60D, Neo Wei graduated from Temasek Polytechnic in 2011. In 2013, he published a typeface called Origami. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Neville Hew

Singaporean designer of the monoline face Govern Slab (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nicholas Lim Wen Kai

Singapore-based creator of Scape (2012, an architectural typeface). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nicholas Loke

Nicholas Loke (Singapore) and Janice Chua (Singapore) codesigned the free hand-drawn typeface Squelch (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nico Tan

During his studies in Singapore, Nico Tan cretaed the minimalist sans serif typeface Minus (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nicole Randell

Auckland, New Zealand-based designer of the hnd-drawn typeface Cultured Boho (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Noel Chian

Singapore-based designer of the display face Perfectionist (2012). Also in 2012, he created Peranakan: the typeface design was based on the Kerongsang, an ornamental piece of jewellery worn by the Nonya (Straits Chinese) that is passed down from generation to generation. The typeface was used in several proposed signages for the Peranakan Museum in Singapore. He graduated from Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nur Illiyana Mohd

Graphic designer in Singapore. Creator of the warm rounded typeface Interlude (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Oguzcan Kaganoguzbeyoglu

Singaporean designer (b. Turkey) of the backgammon-inspired face Tavla (2011). Inci Belli (2011) is a wavy typeface experiment that is inspired by traditional Turkish tea glasses. Turksh Corporate Alphabet (2011) is inspred by Turkish corporate logos. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Onethird

Graphic design studio in Singapore. They created the ornamental caps face Keen Green Type (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

ONO Creates
[Med Ness]

Singapore-based creator of the free font Nomed (2011). Nomed is based on a combination of triangles. Medness (2011, free) is a wonderful exploration of the limitations of geometry. Linguina (2011) is a 4-weigt organic sans family.

In 2012, he published the free font Hyped (geometric and experimental).

In 2013, he created the free font Plethora 1984 (a fancy loopy rope font).

Home page. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Patrick Tan

Art director (aka Rebel One) in Singapore. Creator of an experimental geometric headline font called Angular (2012).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pearlin Lim

Graphic designer in Singapore, who designed the curvy connect-the-dots typeface Pearl Curlz in 2013 during her studies at first Media Design School.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pei Qianru

Pei Qianru, or Anais Pei, is a designer based in Singapore. She created the oriental smulation typeface Panda (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Phunk Studio
[William Chan]

Designer at Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore. Behance link. Dafont link. College of the Arts in Sinagpore. Creator of McGurr Script (2005, hand-printed) and Inhumane Sans (2011, a severe angry sans). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Poh Shu Ning

Singapore-based designer of the free font White Rabbit (2012). This typeface was inspired by the art of Dawn Ng. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Polina Korobova

During her studies at Lasalle Collage of The Arts in Singapore, Polina Korobova created the ornamental caps typeface Monster (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

R. Kalaimani

Designer at Tharagai Software in Singapore who published many Tamil fonts, some of which can be found at R. Padmakumar's archive. His fonts include: Agni (1994), Anuradha (1994), AParanarTSC (1998), TSC_Paranar (1998), Arasu (1994), Aswini (1994), Barani (1994), Mani (1994), Sivabalan (1994), Sivagami (1994), TSC_Kannadaasan (2001). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rafika D. Setiawan

For a short movie called Loop, Singapore-based designer Rafika Setiawan created Alternating Direction Typeface (2013). She also made the oriental simulation typeface Oriental Serif (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rashi Goil

Rashi Goil (Singapore) was inspired by wood block printing when he created the Wood Block Typeface (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Razana Kamarudin

During her studies in Singapore, Razana Kamarudin created a colorful geometric solid alphabet (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rebecca Yong

Designer in Singapore, who designed the hand-printed Latin typeface After 12 (2013) and the display typeface Genius (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Reeve Koh Jia Yuan

During Reeve's studiies at Nanyang Polytechnic in Singapore, she designed Customize Water Typeface (2012, experimental). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Reza San

Design student at Lasalle, College of the Arts, Singapore. Creator of the free font Natura Play (2011). FontM link. Cargocollective link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rica Dujon

Rica Dujon, a graphic designer in Singapore, created the sans typeface Lexis in 2013. It was based on the analysis of a dyslexic child's handwriting. Lexis Regular is a font specially designed to help dyslexic individuals better see, read and process words and information. Lexis was a school project at the Lasalle College of the Arts. The user-testings were conducted in partnership with the Dyslexia Association of Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Richard Culbert

Singapore-based Richard Culbert creating a paper cut-out typeface called Folding (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ridwan Madon

Singapore-based designer of Madon (2012), which was made for a typography class at the School of Art, Design and Media NTU (Singapore). .

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rishad Patel

Graphic designer in Singapore who practices typography there. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rizal Mohamed

Singapore-based creator of the counterless pixelish face Alvoneca (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ronald Lim

During his graphic design studies in Singapore, Ronald Lim published the Tatelier display typeface (2013).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Roy Poh
[Beautiful]

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Sahara Abdullah

Based in Singapore, Sahara Abdullah's logo lettering (2011) for her own brand is quite nice. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sarah Lew

Singapore-based designer. She created a typeface based on Whisper in 2012. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sereneth Evans

Singapore-based designer of the gory ornamental caps typeface Benefit of Doubt (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shahidah Simt

Graphic designer in Singapore, who drew a mosquito-based alphading face called Bloody Bugger (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shahira Khalid

Illustrator and graphic designer who created the ornamental techno caps typeface Points in 2013. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shanflower

Designer in Signapore of Shancalluna (2010, an organic face). He/she writes: Semi-serif decorative font based on Calluna. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shannon Lim

Shannon Kyle Lim created the tweetware font Peyo in 2013 during his studies at at Temasek Polytechnic School Of Design in Singapore.

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

Shao Jun Seng

Aka Mitch Seng, she is a graphic designer in Singapore who studied at Laval College. She created the polygonal typeface Mihata (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sharilyn Ang

During her design studies in Singapore, Sharilyn Ang created the script face Repose (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shellen Teh

Shellen Teh (Singapore) designed Calliaera (2012) based on Palatino. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shirokage Ryuki

Singaporean designer of the scratchy face CV Font Type (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shuyi Chen

Singapore-based design student and creator of Promises (2013), which was developed starting from Mrs. Eaves. [Google] [More]  ⦿

SILNT
[Felix Ng]

SILNT (pronounced silent) is a design studio based in Singapore, est. 2005. Established in March 2005, the studio is made up of two partners, Felix Ng (b. 1982) and Germaine Chong (b. 1985).

Behance link.

In 2012, they created Industrial Regular (a stencil typeface). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Singapore's newspaper types

Chris Pearson discusses the typeface choices of Singapore's newspapers. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Soh Chad Alaksandus

Singapore-based designer (b. 1985) of 7x7 (2004, outline pixel face), which used to be downloadable from Devian Tart. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Squishymellows

Designer from Singapore who created the child's handwriting faces Squishy Playground (2008) and squishymellows_handwriting (2008). She also made Dear Diary (2008, handwriting). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Steven Koswara

Noir Serif (2013) was designed by Steven Koswara. This fashionable display face was allegedly inspired by Baskerville and Bodoni. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Strange Design
[Goh Yam Whee]

Strange Design is Goh Yam Whee in Singapore. Intersections of circles, and only that, was used to create the outlines of the experimental but mathematically precise typeface Fleurmetry (2011) that was created by Goh Yam Whee (Singapore) in 2011. Stac (2013) is a 3d typeface. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Suhaila Aris

During her studies at the School of Arts, Design & Media Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Suhaila aris created the modular typeface Poised (2014), which has adapted patterns embedded in the font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Suzanna Teo

Singaporean graphic design student who made a nice typographic illustration of The Year of The Dragon (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tamil OpenType fonts

Free Tamil OpenType fonts have been released under the GNU General Public License:

Opentype tables were added by T. Vaseeharan. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tamil.net
[Kumar Mallikarjunan]

Great page for Tamil font links and downloads, maintained by Kumar Mallikarjunan. This includes the TSCII Font Collection for Unix (BDF, TCF formats), TSC_Aandaal (R. Kalaimani, 2001), TSC_Kannadaasan (R. Kalaimani, 2001), TSC_Paranbold-Bold, TSC_Paranar-Ho (R. Kalaimani, 2001), TSC_AParanarPDF (R. Kalaimani, 2001), TSC_ParanarPDF-Italic (R. Kalaimani, 2001), TSC_AvarangalFxd (Sinnathurai Srivas, 1990), TSC_Kannadaasan, TSC_Thunaivan (MicroMart, 2002), TSC_Avarangal (Sinnathurai Srivas, 1990), TSCJananiNormal (Arasan, Applesoft), Tamil_Avarangal31TSC truetype font (Sinnathurai Srivas), AparanarTSC truetype font (R. Kalaimani of Tharagai Software, Singapore), MylaiTSC truetype font (monospaced font by Dr. K. Kalyanasundaram), and the SriTSC truetype font (Dr. K. Srinivasan). Kumar himself created TABMalli (1999) based on Tamilnet 99. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tammy Leow

Singapore-based student designer of Fonties (2014), an alphabet of silhouettes of fat naked people (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tasia Loekito

Singapore-based creator of the sewing font Sew (2013).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tay Evon

Graphic design student in Singapore. Baba Sans (2010) is a gridded typeface inspired by Paranakan floortiles with angular features. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tay Yiling

During her graphic design studies in Singapore, Tay Yiling designed the octagonal typeface 2801 (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Thunaivan Web Fonts

Thunaivan (MicroMart, 1998) is a free Tamil TrueType ont following the new TSCII 1.6 Tamil font standard. ThunaivanTSC, developed by Ravindran Paul, Malaysia is based on Thunaivan font face widely popular in Malaysia and Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Toby Johnston

Tasmanian designer of the pixel face Tall Trees Pixel Font (2011). In Singapore in 2013, he created a fun typographic poster titled He died with a felafel in his hand. Home page. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tong Pei Cheong

During his studies in Singapore, Tong Pei Cheong created a great Chinese character metamorphosis illustration (2013). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tony Wang

Graphic designer in Singapore, who created Twiiterholic (2011, texture face), Facebooker (2011), The Link (2011, paperclip face), as well as octagonal and slabby font families. His work on Behance. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tra Nguyen

Singapore-based Tra Nguyen designed the free monoline sans typeface Santor (2013). Devian Tart link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tracy Thng

Visual Communication student in the School of Arts, Design & Media in Singapore. She created Illume (2012), a modern typeface inspired by elements of a streetlights. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Typographic Safari in Singapore
[Etienne Mineur]

Type on the streets of Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Valeri Novalianto

Singapore-based designer of Les Cheveux (2012), a typeface that was inspired by hair. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vanessa Poh

Graduate of the School of Art, Design & Media in NTU, Singapore. Creator of a Clare (2013), a revival of Clarendon Light. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Venni Razalie

During her studies at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Singapore, Venni razalie designed the rope typeface Tassel Fringe (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Veronica Yap

During her studies in Singapore, Veronica Yap created Planr (2014): Planr is typeface inspired by Singapore's housing system (HDB) and blueprints. As the name suggests, it is a planar view of living spaces. The inner designs includes home, garden and pool plans. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Visatio Herianus

During his studies in Singapore, Visatio Herianus created an untitled outlined typeface (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vivian Ng
[Binge Studio]

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Vrisha Malatheesha

Graphic design student in Singapore who created the tribal face Totem (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

William Chan
[Phunk Studio]

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William Chan Wai Liam

Singaporean designer of BloodyValentine (1997) and Bollocks (1996) at GarageFonts. Dafont link, where one can download McGurr Script (2005). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Winnie Tan

Graphic designer from and in Singapore. Her first fonts appeared in 2009: Hybrid (experimental), Prahaha (rounded monoline sans), Rue (informal sans with bent strokes: it was her final project at VSUP, the Academy of Arts Architecture and Design Prague).

Quandary (2010), her second typeface, is angular.

In 2010, she published Rue Display at Type Together: Rue is an organic, casually ornamental, narrow-faced sans serif, and the gridded information design and wayfinding face Simple.

Fun portrait by Lim Cheng Mei.

Typefaces from 2013: Twilight (a monoline font that silumates synapses on the surface of neurons).

Home page. MyFonts link. MyFonts foundry link. Klingspor link. Behance link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Wong Sockying

Graduate of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA, Singapore) and Loughborough University (United Kingdom), class of 2013. Singapore-based designer of Door (2013), which is based on the door symbol as seen on floor plans. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Xmin Chia

Xmin Chia (Singapore) studies visual communication at NTU (Nanyang Technological University Singapore). She created the angular face Vertex (2011). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yan Yee Kwok

Singapore-based designer of the ornamental caps typeface Flash Thoughts (2014). This font was a school project at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yeo Yu Xin

Graduate in Visual Communication from Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore. Now based in Tampines, Singapore, Yeo Yu Xin created Didot Zebra (2013), a typographic illustration based only on parts of glyphs in Linotype Didot. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yi Jun

Yi Jun (Singapore) combined Impact and Edwardian Script to get My Font (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yibo Zhou

Student in Singapore in 2013. Creator of the warm script typeface Caliob (2013), which is based on elements from the sculptures of Singaporean sculptor Chua Boon Kee. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yicong Faith

Designer (b. 1992, Singapore) of the curly typeface Cutie Heartz (2013), the fat finger font Faith Handwriting (2013), the outline fonts Chopstickfont and Climb The Ladder (both from 2013), the hand-printed This Font Looks Like Eleohant (2013) and the textured typeface Letter Graphic (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yiyang Chen

Graphic designer in Singapore, who created Halftone (2011, texture face) and Tungsten (2011, paperclip face). Her work on Behance. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yong

Singapore-based designer of Bento (2008, ornamental caps), Bright Lights (2008), Zebra (2008) and AG Stencil (2008: very nice!). His web site is also called 110, or the Institute for Process Thought&Design. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yong Wen Yeu

Singapore-based creator of the vector format typeface Sign Language (2013). Yong Wen Yeu also created Straw Frenzy (2013), a typeface inspired by drinking straws.

Behance link. Wordpress link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zac Ong

Singapore-based creator of the caps face Candy Font (2011). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zaidi Salleh

Graphic designer in Singapore. Behance link. Creator of the high-contrast art deco typeface Gazette (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zhuang Man Ng

Singapore-based designer of an untitled straight-edged dada style typeface in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿