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Type design in Singapore

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


177 Studio

Aka Kenz, b. 1996. Studio in Singapore, specializing in display fonts. Their work is characterized by the frequent use of special ligatures. In 2020, 177 studio published the handcrafted typefaces Yambag, Good Things Script, Acmedia, Apollo, Autolinker, Medio, Qubely, Rigel Star, The Wave (wavy, zebra-striped), Tornado Night Party, Unique, Bqtrack-Script, Generating-Script, Hotel-Script, Sangi-Serif, Themify-Brush (a dry brush script), Extra Serif, Rhythm Script, Blogger 1983 Brush (dry brush), Bambi (monoline script), Staples Calligraphy, Bimber Brush (dry brush), Stthomas Script, Quotes (a dry brush font), Raghen (a monoline script) and Royal (a brush font). Other typefaces from 2020: Queens Gambit, Fashionable, Allright, Abnes, Ocean Wave (textured), Nuvel (textured caps), Okemo (a decorative serif), Omegle, High Speed, Kingsley, Medio Vintage (heavy caps), Karen, Amigh, Paint Drops, The Barista, Rainy Day.

Befonts link.

Typefaces from 2021: Aretha Bridge (a decorative serif), Aerobic (a decorative serif), Aristotle, Akashic, Celebrate (a display serif), Chaman (decorative), Conical Condensed, Coxxon (a logo font), Character with Text (textured), Digital Geometric, Gimbal Extended, Gramling, Hamachi (a decorative serif), Matiott (a display serif), Mclassic (stylish thin roman caps), Newton Howard, Ostrich Habitat (a display serif), Rothko Sans, Space (a futuristic speed font), Strarat (perhaps a horror font), String Beads, The Shouting, The Solstice, Theories (a tall modern sans), Travel (a modern display sans), Walting, Wind Creek (wind emulation), Cake Circle, Aremat (a rounded monolinear sans, perhaps a neon font), Urial, Gangitem (a ligature-rich serif), Roblox (futuristic), Selena Marin (a multi-width font), Wolf (octagonal), Amidala, Qaitan (a ligature-themed display serif), Raugi, Excellent (blackletter), Abington (sans), Aweber (an avant-garde sans), The Bangles (a vintage sans), Ohio (an all caps monolinear geometric sans), Mailyn, Celattin (a hipster sans), Landing, Soothing, Tommy. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Abhinav Tyagi

Graphic designer in Singapore who published Aztech (2019). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Acra Koh

Born in Singapore, Acra is a brand designer based in Tokyo specializing in typography, calligraphy and letterforms. In 2017, she attended Torinoumi Osamu's one-year Japanese Type Design Program, Mojijuku (a Japanese type design course) where she created her first Japanese font for Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji. In 2019, she participated in the Type@Paris intensive course, and that resulted in the friendly serif typeface Companion, which was designed for use in small sizes, and, in particular, for typesetting information in food labels.

In 2020, she joined Neil Summerour's Positype Flourish foundry. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Adel Lee

During his studies in Tampines, Singapore, Adel Lee created the display typeface Anfon (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Adelia Jahya

Adelia Jahya (Singapore) designed the circuit font Elecstroke (2015). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Aditya Banerjee

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

Adrian Arman

Singapore-based designer of Picklock (2017). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Afifi Zaidin

During his studies in Singapore, Afifi Zaidin created the ornamental caps typeface Alfabetica (2015). [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]  ⦿

Alden Wong

Singapore-based designer of the watercolor typeface Hartly (2019). [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]  ⦿


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]  ⦿

Amanda Arielle Lu

During her studies in Singapore, Amanda Arielle Lu created the script typeface Lyricism (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Amanda Olivia Lim

Singapore-based designer of Bitesize (2015), a hectagonal typeface created for the identity of Cacao7. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ambika Chowdhry

For a school project at Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore, interor architecture design student Ambika Chowdhry created the floriated ornametal caps typeface Bach Minuet Badinerie (2015). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Amira Azmi

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An Jarazzi

Singapore-based designer of the curvy multiline typeface IME (2014), which is based on fingerprint patterns. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andrea Goh

Singapore-based designer of the sketched blackletter typeface Black Nouveau (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andreas Ivan

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

Andreas Krisanto

Photographer in Singapore who created the futuristic typeface Dystopia (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andrew Pranoto

As a student in Singapore, Andrew Pranoto created the powerful stencil typeface Geometra (2015). [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 typefaces of the beautiful women in the Tang dynasty in China and the Meiji period in Japan.

In 2018, Anthea published the 3d experimental typeface Architext. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Singaporean pixel artist. She created the pixel typeface 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]  ⦿

Asaki Okamura

During his studies at Parsons the New School of Design in New York City, Asaki Okamura created the typeface Arsenal (2014), which showcases parts of different firearms. Before that, he lived in Singapore, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ashlyn Wongyt

Singapore-based designer of the fun alphadings Clipart (2013) and Toy Robot (2009). [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]  ⦿

Aurelia Jessica

During her studies at NTU School of Art, Design in Singapore, Aurelia Jessica designed the elegant thin fashion mag sans typeface Aureal (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Azizul Hakim

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

Azman Mansor

During his studies, Singapore-based Azman Mansor designed the expermental circle-based typeface Kronia (2015). [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]  ⦿

[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.

The Beijing Hanyi collection of Simplified Chinese fonts: HY Bai Qing, HY Bao Song, HY Cai Yun, HY Chang Mei Hei, HY Chang Song, HY Chang Yi, HY Chao Cu Hei, HY Chao Cu Song, HY Chao Cu Yuan, HY Chen Pin, HY Cu Hei, HY Cu Song, HY Cu Yuan, HY Cuang Song, HY Da Hei, HY Da Li Shu, HY Da Song, HY Fang Die, HY Fang Li, HY Fang Song, HY Hei Mei, HY Hu Po, HY Hua Die, HY Jia Shu, HY Kai Ti, HY Ling Xin, HY Mi Mi, HY Nan Gong, HY Qing Yun, HY Shen Gong, HY Shou Jin Shu, HY Shu Hun, HY Shu Song Er, HY Shu Song Yi, HY Shu Tong, HY Shuang Xian, HY Te Xi Deng Xian, HY Wa Wa Zhuan, HY Wei Bei, HY Xi Deng Xian, HY Xi Xing Kai, HY Xi Yuan, HY Xi Zhong Yuan, HY Xiao Li Shu, HY Xing Kai, HY Xing Shi, HY Xueun, HY Ya Ya, HY Yan Ling, HY Yuan Die, HY Zhen Zhu Li, HY Zhong Deng Xian, HY Zhong Hei, HY Zhong Kai, HY Zhong Li Shu, HY Zhong Yuan, HY Zi Dian Song, HY Zong Yi.

The Beijing Hanyi collection of Traditional Chinese fonts: HY Bai Qing HY Bao Song, HY Cai Yun, HY Chang Mei Hei, HY Chang Song, HY Chang Yi, HY Chao Cu Hei, HY Chao Cu Song, HY Cu Hei, HY Cu Song, HY Cu Yuan, HY Cu Zhuan, HY Da Hei, HY Da Li Shu, HY Da Song, HY Fang Die, HY Fang Song, HY Hei Mei, HY Hu Po, HY Jia Shu, HY Kai Ti, HY Ling Xin, HY Mi Mi, HY Shou Jin Shu, HY Shu Song Er, HY Shu Song Yi, HY Shu Tong, HY Shuang Xian, HY Wei Bei, HY Xi Deng Xian, HY Xi Yuan, HY Xi Zhong Yuan, HY Xiao Li Shu, HY Xing Kai, HY Xing Shi, HY Xueun, HY Ya Ya, HY Yuan Die, HY Zhen Zhu Li, HY Zhong Deng Xian, HY Zhong Hei, HY Zhong Li Shu, HY Zhong Yuan, HY Zhuan Shu, HY Zi Dian Song, HY Zong Yi. [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 typeface 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]  ⦿

Brenda Lee

Singapore-based designer of Handlebars (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Carmen Lopez

Sevilla, Spain-based designer. In 2015, she made the modular typefaces Nature and Hawaii (outlined). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cassia Ong

Singapore-based designer of a semi-stencil typeface in 2018. [Google] [More]  ⦿


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

Catharina Krisanti

Singapore-based designer of the display typeface Queer (2015). [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]  ⦿

Chelsea Faye Chew

Singapore-based creator of the free foliate typeface Eden (2014). Behance link. Dafont 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 Lai

Simgapore-based designer of the soft serif typeface Tasogare (2021). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cheryl Tan

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

Chew Xinjie

During her studies in Singapore, Chew Xinjie designed the curly typeface Whirl (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Chia Hui Xuan

During her studies at NAFA in Singapore, Chia Hui Xuann designed the liquid typeface Teardrop (2016). [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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Christianne Abigael

During her studies at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Christianne Abigael created the wonderful pearl-studded (or floriated) decorative typeface Daisy (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Christy Stephanie Halim

Singapore-based student-designer of the sans typeface Anatole Regular (2018), which is based on the Google font Spectra. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Clara Cha

Singapore-based designer of the calligraphic alphabet IPad Pro Procreate (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿

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]  ⦿

Clarissa Wahyu Poernomo

During her studies in Singapore, Clarissa Wahyu Poernomo designed Clorigami (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Daniel Mulyadi

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

Danny Tan

Singapore-based designer of the octagonal poster typeface Showdown (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿


During his studies in Singapore, Darren designed the 3d outlined typeface Lockpers (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Daryl Lee

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

Diana Yap

During her studies in Singapore, Diana Yap created a display typeface (2015). [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. Klingspor link. [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]  ⦿

Elizabeth Lim

Singapore-based designer of the connect-the-dots typeface Stardust (2015). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ella Han Yuhui

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

Elyasa Bin Mohd Farid

Singapore-based designer of Blockletter (2019). [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]  ⦿

Esha Arora

During her studies in Singapore, Esha Arora created the typeface Diamante (2015). [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]  ⦿

Evangelyn Ong

During her studies at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore-based Evangelyn Ong designed the display typeface Yinyang (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Evelyn Chong

During her studies in Singapore, Evelyn Chong created Papertype (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ewe Jin Tee
[Hand Lettering Shop (was: The Letter Shop)]

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F. Yao

During his studies in Singapore, F. Yao designed the wrought ironwork-inspired monoline typeface Jardins (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fable Type Foundry

Commercial type foundry based in Singapore. Their typefaces:

  • Common Sans (2020).
  • Doctor Serif (2020).
  • Every Times (2020). Inspired by Bembo and Plantin.
  • Jersey (2020).
  • Parang (2020).
  • Plantdings (2020).
  • Singdings (2020). Dingbats inspired by the objects, subjects, and architecture of Singapore.
  • Space Sans (2020).
  • Winter Gothic (2020).
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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 typeface 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

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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]  ⦿


Fontstore was started by Indian Type Foundry co-founder Satya Rajpurohit, and is based in Singapore. It was a slow and uninformative site. As of July 2017, its designers are Aarya Purohit, Alisa Nowak, Anurag Gautam, Barbara Bigosinska, Dan Reynolds, Deni Anggara, Diana Ovezea, Easha Ranade, Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke, Frode Helland, Gaetan Baehr, Ilya Naumoff, Indian Type Foundry, Inga Plönnigs, Jean-Baptiste Morizot, Jérémie Hornus, Jitka Janeckova, Joachim Vu, Juanjo Lopez, Julie Soudanne, Lukas Schneider, Manushi Parikh, Morgane Pambrun, Parimal Parmar, Paul Troppmair, Rafael Jordán Oliver, Ruosi Huang, Sabina Chipara, Samo Acko, Satya Rajpurohit, Tania Alvarez Zaldivar, Theo Guillard, Xavier Dupré.

As of July 2017, its typefaces: Aktura, Associate Sans, Associate Sans Mono, Associate Sans Stencil, Associate Slab, Associate Slab Stencil, Astrup, Author, Baro, Bega, Bespoke Sans, Bespoke Slab, Bespoke Serif, Bianco Slab, Boeing 24, Bonny, Bookmark, Boxing, Cabinet Grotesque or Cabinet Grotesk (2017), Claire, Clash Grotesk, Clash Grotesk Display, Comico, Cosmetic, Demo, Didac, Ekster, Erika Hand, Excon (2017), Folito, Gambarino, Gambetta, Griff, HongKong, Hoover, Indikator, Interlink, Katana, Kola, Litmus, Locomo, Malhar, Malis, Matteo, Monorama, Neco, Neptune, Neurial Grotesk, Nougato, Pally, Paquito, Passenger Display, Passenger Serif, Picket, Plein, Prachar, Pramukh, Pramukh Rounded, Ray, Rion, Rowan, Rustic, RX100, Schmalfette, Schotis, Screen Sans, Sharpie, Snooze, Stardom, Striper, Styro, Syphon, Tanker, Tara, Telma, Try, Troy Grotesk, Ulm Grotesk, Zesta. [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]  ⦿

Gauri Nair

Singapore-based designer of a circle-themed typeface in 2016. [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 typeface inspired by fashion illustrations).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Glacecia Skygleam

Singapore-based designer of the oriental brush emulation typeface Destiny Island (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Goh Yam Whee
[Strange Design]

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Good Fonts (or: Font Lot, or: Gfonts)

Singapore-based designer of the handcrafted typefaces Quarlate (2018), Hilto Script (2019), and Sayano (2019), the script typefaces Pretty Script (2019), Wild Style Script (2019), Molinha (2019) and Bestari (2019), the signature font Lines (2019), the vintage font Alvand (2019), and the Peignotian typeface Quandco (2019).

Typefaces from 2020: Stmath (a Treefrog script), Roneous (a stencil face), CH games (a monoline all caps sans), Integral (script), Lakers (a condensed all caps sans). Befonts link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hand Lettering Shop (was: The Letter Shop)
[Ewe Jin Tee]

Singapore-based designer of Strokes (2016), Noise (2016), Scratchy (2016, a dry brush font) and Night Brush (2015).

Typefaces from 2017: Monoyono (monoline script), Dahoma, Arbeezy. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hayqal Samsuri

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

Hill Huang Luyan

Graphic designer in Singaore who created Chinese Window Typeface (2014). [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]  ⦿

Hoang Giao Vu

Singapore-based designer of Pixel Font (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hongkit Toh

Singapore-based designer of the ornamental caps typeface Typoetry (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Huizhong Du

Singapore-based designer. During her studies at Nanyang Technological University, Huizhong Du created the modular typeface Es Bridge (2017). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Huong Nguyen

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

Ily Dayana

During her studies in Singapore, Ily Dayana designed the display typeface Fusla (2017). [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) co-designed 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]  ⦿

Jasmine Tay

Bedok, Singapore-based designer of Cereal (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jedidah Tan

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

Jeralyn Qiqi

Singapore-based designer. In 2015, she made the wind and fox-inspired oriental-look scratchy typeface Kaze. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jerome Yap

Singapore-based designer of the futuristic or hipstaer typeface Guardian (2017). Behance link. [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]  ⦿

Joanne Eng

During her studies in Singapore, Joanne Eng designed the Bunny Font (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jody Yeoh

Jody Yeoh (Singapore) and Hwee Chong Chan co-designed 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]  ⦿

Joelle Nat

Singapore-based designer of the artistic typeface Painted (2017). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joemin Kok

Graphic designer in Singapore. Behance link

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

Joey Chng

Graduate of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). Singapore-based designer of Sharpe (2019). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jolyn Ong

Singapore-based designer of the smooth stencil typeface Granny (2015). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jo-lyn Tan

During her studies in Singapore, Jo-lyn Tan designed the thin circle-based typeface Disc (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Joseph Tan

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

Jovelle Wong

For a school project in 2017 in Singapore, Jovelle Wong designed a couple of good-looking colorful posters that illustrate type terminology. [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 typeface Complexity (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kaysie Pillai

Singapore-based designer of Hassliebe Regular (2019), which was inspired by the dislike Erik Spiekermann had for Helvetica. Hassliebe Regular is a serif typeface with pointy serifs and a tall x-height. [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]  ⦿

Kelly Tan

Singapore-based designer of the condom font Durex (2018). [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) bold condensed stencil typeface Kong (2014), the oriental ink art-inspired fashion mag titling typeface D'Lotus (2015), and the free futuristic display typeface Capsule (2015).

Dafont link. Behance link. J&K Viscom link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kezia Halim

Singapore-based student-designer of a spindly display typeface in 2017. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Khairah Majid

Singapore-based designer of a decorative caps typeface in 2018 called Geode. [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]  ⦿

Kitty Jamie

Singapore-based designer of the deco typeface Bearcat (2016). [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 handcrafted typeface), Tim (2015, a hand-printed typeface), August (2015), Lisa Marie (2015, a great calligraphic brush script), and Bartolomew (2015, a handcrafted 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: Figuerola (font duo), Daisies of our Lives, La Pimienta, Bronze & Copper, Carlagata, Anita Liana Script.

Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Koh Min Yi

Choa Chu Kang, Singapore-based designer of Avenir Next X Food (2016), a decorated version of Avenir Next. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Konstantin K

Singapore-based designer (b. 1993) of Kkontagion Print (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kreafolk (was: BlackFontLab)

Commercial foundry located in Singapore. In 2021, its retail font catalog showed Alegra (sci-fi), Ann's Marker, Arotha (a national park font), Babylon (a spurred vintage script), Harolde, Hypologic, Karma (vintage, spurred), Kurama, Letterman, Memorix, Okami, Pentagon, Sweet Dreams, Undercut.

Its freebie collection had these fonts in 2021: Natalist (a decorative serif), Modyst, Plutonium, Grainfield, Ratatouille, Belisimo (a decorative serif), Hudzaifah, Alegra, Arotha, Babylon, Harolde, Hypologic, Karma, Kurama, Letterman, Memorix, Okami, Pentagon, Sweet Dreams, Undercut. [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

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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]  ⦿

Kylie Yeo

Singapore-based designer of the beautiful triangulated typeface On The Edge (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Laraine Luting Tan

Graphic designer and illustrator in Singapore, who created the boxy scratchy display typeface Bored (2013-2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Laura Dex

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

Le King Qiu

Singapore-based designer of the puffy cloud typeface Blop (2019). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Leah Chong
[Leah Design]

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Leah Design
[Leah Chong]

Lettering artist and calligrapher in Singapore. In 2019, she cooperated with Roland Huse on the formal calligraphic typeface Brachetto. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lee Kelly

Singapore-based designer of the decorative caps alphabet Typoetry (2015). [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]  ⦿

Lionel Ching Lea Yee

Singapore-based designer of Campur (2016), a peranakan inspired typeface design. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Louisa Ong

Singapore-based designer of the handwriting font Louie Dooey (2015). [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]  ⦿

Lydia Alexkartadjaja

At Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Lydia Alexkartadjaja designed the pop art exhibition poster typeface Pop (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Madeline Ngai

Singapore-based student-designer of the yin and yang typeface Nugua (2017). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mai Nguyen

Singapore-based designer of an alphabet inspired by Alexander McQueen's fashion collection of the autumn 2018. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Marcus Choy

Lego and Ikea construction manuals inspired Marcus Choy (Singapore) to design the 3d typeface Constructive Planes (2016).

In 2017, he created the bicolored geometric typeface Blocky. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mario Chrissendy

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

Mark De Winne

Mark Yehan de Winne (Singapore) graduated from Temasek Polytechnic and Lasalle College of the Arts with a BA(Hons) in Graphic Design. He then worked as a book designer and educator for three years, before starting Relay Room, a typography-led creative studio he co-founded with his wife in Singapore. Graduate of the Type & Media program at KABK in Den Haag in 2014. His graduation typeface is Morris. He writes: A homage to the fat typefaces and decorative ornamented type from the Victorian era, Morris is a contemporary attempt intended for display purposes. Each master packs a proverbial punch; clean lines are contrasted with sweeping curves and sharp serifs---a full range of details to delight and tickle any typographic fancy. Morris consists of 4 connected styles (Roman, Medium, Bold, Heavy), which are complimented by 2 striking stencil styles (Black, Black Italic). Facebook link. [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]  ⦿

Marwanie Rahim

At Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts in Singapore, Marwanie Rahim designed the wavy typeface Quaver in 2017. [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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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]  ⦿

Michael Xing

Graduate of Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore. Designer of the spiky Latin typeface Mx Eli (2017). [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 typeface 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]  ⦿

[Amira Azmi]

Singapore-based designer of the ornamental caps typeface Medusa (2016). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mixo FX

Birmingham, UK-based designer of the techno typeface Azonix (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿


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

Monica Hutama

During her studies in Singapore, Monica Hutama designed the display typeface Zrnko Kavy (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Moretype Studio

Studio based in Singapore. Creator of Forgoth (2021), an inline blackletter typeface. The designer supports law-and-order: This font is copyrighted and protected by the law. Usage of this font on any work without proper license is deemed as illegal. You might get fined for at least USD 3000 for this act. Please do understand that we have our own system for tracking the usage of our works on internet. The only problem is, in most places, copyright does not apply to fonts. [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]  ⦿

Muhd Rusyaidi

Singapore-baseddesigner, b. 2001, of Pixel Sans Serif (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Muthu Nedumaran]

Murasu is a Tamil Software company based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia run by Muthu Nedumaran, a graduate of the TDi program at the University of Reading, UK, 2017. Neduraman is based in Selangor, Malaysia and in Singapore. He designed the Telugu font family Vani in 2008 for Microsoft Windows. He also made the free Tamil fonts here as part of the Murasu Anjal software pack. InaimathiTSC (proportional) and ArulmathiTSC (fixed width) were developed by Muthu Nedumaran and come with the integrated tool Murasu Anjal 2.0, which also contains an integrated editor, keyboard drivers and conversion tools. For TSCu_InaiKathir, see here. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Muthu Nedumaran

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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]  ⦿

Natalia Husada

As a student at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Natalia Husada designed the anchor-themed display typeface Anchor (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Naufal Zainal

Singapore-based designer of the circuit font Tech Type (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nazirah Kau

Singapore-based designer of the decorative Christmas-themed caps typeface Zalora (2015). Home page. [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 typeface 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) co-designed the free hand-drawn typeface Squelch (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nico Tan

During his studies in Singapore, Nico Tan created 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]  ⦿

Nisa Wahid

Graduate of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, class of 2015. Stll based in Singapore, Nisa Wahid designed the casual typeface Tulis (2019). For a school project, she designed Ornalis (2015), which is based on a deconstruction of Optima. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Noel Chian

Singapore-based designer of the display typeface 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]  ⦿

NR Design

Singapore-based designer of the art deco typeface Nazty (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nur Illiyana Mohd

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

Nur Insyirah

Singapore-based designer of a dotted display typeface in 2016. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nur Muhammad Hasif

Type designer in Singapore. At TDC 2016, he won an award for Mornic. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Oguzcan Kaganoguzbeyoglu

Singaporean designer (b. Turkey) of the backgammon-inspired typeface 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]  ⦿


Graphic design studio in Singapore. They created the ornamental caps typeface 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-weight 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).

In 2015, they published the tentacled typeface Grafter.

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

Parthiban N

Jurong West, Singapore-based designer of the circuit font ReWire (2015). [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]  ⦿

PH VietHa

During his studies at Nanyang Academy of Fine Art in Singapore, PH VietHa designed the decorative caps typeface Sing Play (2017). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Phunk Studio
[William Chan Wai Liam]

Designer at Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore. Creator of BloodyValentine (1997, at Garagefonts), Bollocks (1996, at Garagefonts), 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]  ⦿

Pranay Ravi Chandra Babu

As a student at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Pranay Ravi Chandra Babu designed the display typeface Digital Dystopia (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Qi Wei Kong

During her studies, Woodlands, Singapore-based Qi Wei Kong designed the Chinese brush stroke-inspired Latin typeface Bi Hua (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Qiwbrother Studio
[Rayaseta Kartiwa]

Bandung, Indonesia-based designer of the handcrafted typeface Middle Beat (2017), the rough brush font City Bustle (2017), the signature font Blesing (2017), the brush script font Marqhuis (2017), the dry brush font Rahoet (2017), and the Victorian typeface Guardiart (2017). [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]  ⦿

Rayaseta Kartiwa
[Qiwbrother Studio]

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Razana Kamarudin

During her studies in Singapore, Razana Kamarudin created a great geometric stick typeface (2015) and 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 in 2011. 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 typeface 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

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Ruiwei Kho

Singapore-based creator of the compass-and-ruler didone typeface Reedling (2015). With its long ascenders and descenders, and stylish details, it is useful for fashion magazines. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sahara Abdullah

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

Sally Mcnally

Graphic designer in Singapore, who created the circle-based font The Full Moon (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sarah Lew

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

Sarah Soraya Salim

During her studies in Sinagpore, Sarah Soraya Salim designed a floriated caps alphabet (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Scott Lambert

Singapore-based designer of a childen's boot set of letters, called The Typefaces, which is based on typefaces set in type. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

See Toh Qin Yunn

During her studies in 2017 in Singapore, See Toh Qin Yunn designed the stick figure font Sticqman. [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 typeface called Bloody Bugger (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shahira Khalid

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

Shanell Tan

During her studies at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Shanell Tan designed the display typeface Alt (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿


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 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 typeface Repose (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shaun Koh

Singapore-based designer of an exoperimental geometric typeface (2017). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shawn Wee

During his studies in Singapore, Shawn Wee designed Basel (2017). He refers to the work of Helmut Schmid and the Basel School of Design by the motto Basel is brutalist. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shellen Teh

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

Shila Latiff

Singapore-based student-designer of the custom typeface Dainty (2014), which was created for Bath & Body Works Shila has a Bachelors from Nanyang Technological University School of Art, [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shirokage Ryuki

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

Shuo Chen

Singapore-based designer of various modular Latin typefaces (2015). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shutian Chan

Designer from Singapore. At TypeParis 2017, Shutian Chan designed the sharp-edged wedge serif text typeface Emery, which was inspired by the sharp chiseled type adorning tombstones, especially those seen in Paris. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Shuyi Chen

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

[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]  ⦿


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

Stella Purple

Singapore-based designer of Monster High (2015), which is named after an American fashion doll franchise created by Mattel. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Stephanie Teo

Singapore-based designer of Stitched (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Steven Koswara

Noir Serif (2013) was designed by Steven Koswara. This fashionable display typeface 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]  ⦿

Sudden Yap Khai Wen

During his studies at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Sudden Yap Khai Wen created the deco typeface Jack & Ennis (2015-2017). [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]  ⦿

Suhaila Azeman

Singapore-based designer of the experimental geometric typeface Geometrical (2015). [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:

  • Fonts by Thukkaram Gopalrao, USA: TSCu_Times (1999), TSCu_Comic (1999).
  • Fonts by R. Kalaimani, Tharagai Software, Singapore: TSCu_Paranar (Normal, Bold, Italic).
  • Fonts by Vasu Devan, Kamban Software, Australia: TAMu_Kalyani, TAMu_Kadambri, TAMu_Maduram .
  • Akruti Fonts by Akruti Ltd., Bombay, India. These were removed I think.
Opentype tables were added by T. Vaseeharan. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[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]  ⦿

Tang Xin Ee

During her studies in Singapore, Tang Xin Ee designed the rough brush typeface Venture (2017). [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]  ⦿

Thaqifah Karim

During her studies at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Thaqifah Karim designed the gloomy typeface Grim (2019). [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 typeface widely popular in Malaysia and Singapore. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tiffanie Tan

At Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, tiffanie Tan designed the sans typeface Schmeek (2017). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Toby Johnston

Tasmanian designer of the pixel typeface 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]  ⦿

Trisha Lim

Singapore-based designer of the strap-themed typeface Strapzy (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Typographic Safari in Singapore
[Etienne Mineur]

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

Tze Yang Chew

Singapore-based designer of Arrow (2015). [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]  ⦿

Veneetha Veloo

During her studies at the School of Art, Bishan, Singapore-based Veneeta Veloo designed the warm all caps display typeface Vista (2016), which is inspired by Singapore's architecture. [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]  ⦿

Vera Lee

For a course at NTU in Singapore, Vera Lee designed the rounded mini-stencil typeface daiso Std (2016). [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]  ⦿

Vidhunnan Murugan

Singapore-based designer of the free font Raleway Color SemiBold (2017), with a color scheme and method inspired by Gilbert Baker. Background on Raleway: Raleway is an elegant sans-serif typeface family intended for headings and other large size usages. Initially designed by Matt McInerney as a single thin weight, it was expanded into a 9 weight family by Pablo Impallari and Rodrigo Fuenzalida in 2012 and iKerned by Igino Marini. It is available as a Google Font. Murugan also designed Raleway Light, an animated version of Raleway. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Visatio Herianus

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

Vita Nikolaieva

Singapore-based designer of the plump 3d typeface Utekay (2019). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vivian Chua

Singapore-based designer of an all caps decorative typeface in 2017. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vivian Ng
[Binge Studio]

[More]  ⦿

Vrisha Malatheesha

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

Wendy Law

During her studies, Singapore-based Wendy Law designed the all caps decorative typeface The Tyger in 2017 to illustrate and accompany William Blake's poem. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Whittany Yong

Bukit Merah, Singapore-based designer of the lava lamp typeface Ribbon Print (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

William Chan Wai Liam
[Phunk Studio]

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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 typeface 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 typeface 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]  ⦿

Yeeling Wong

During her studies in Singapore, Yeeling Wong designed the neurotic typeface Divergent (2016). Behance link. [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]  ⦿

Yimei Gan

Graphic designer in Singapore who created the scratchy typeface Summertime (2016). [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]  ⦿


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.

Wordpress link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

YuShan Clara

During her studies in Singapore, YuShan Clara designed the futuristic geometric typeface Callisto (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yvette Lee Kim Ling

Singapore-based designer of a ribbon typeface (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zac Ong

Singapore-based creator of the caps typeface 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]  ⦿

Zoelyn Gunawan

At NTU School of Art and Design Media, Zoelyn Gunawan (Singapore) created a decorative 3d typeface in 2019. [Google] [More]  ⦿