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Typography can convert your normal design into very attractive piece of art. Among other things, effective typography manages to achieve three necessary objectives of web designing are look, appearance and outcome which helps you to keep apart from normal wave. Today’s post you’ll find a nice collection 16 latest free and premium fonts to enhance your designs.

1. Zaguatica – Free

Zaguatica has some Helvetica, Gill, Futura, a little Gotham, and Metro.This font is free for personal and commercial use and comes in bold, extra bold, and oblique. Other weights are in the works.

2. FV Almelo – Free

This is an all caps condensed rounded free font ideal for logo design, packaging, headline or editorial design. The capitals are the standard glyphs, if a character has an alternative you’ll find it using lower case.

3. Silverfake – Free

Silverfake is a new contemporary slab serif wide free font designed Alexey Frolov a.k.a MRfrukta. He brings us some unique “old style” feeling which is presented in contemporary curves that make the font applicable for both – retro and modern designs. Silverfake contains only capital letters but also some alternate characters included. Have fun!

4. Opium Roadie – Free

Opium Roadie travel into the delirium 60’s.

5. Nagasaki – Free

Inspired by the ’57 poster “Hiroshima” designed by Wim Crowell Flyers and posters designed by Corruptdream (Vlad Poparlan) using an earlier version of the font made in 2009

6. Barata Display – Free

Barata Display is a all caps script font inspired by the street vendors and informal commerce in Latin countries. A condensed defined and thick stroke evokes the “Sharpie” or chalk fluorescents signs that are made in “tianguis”, black markets, ambulant vendors, greengrocers, barbecues and flea markets; from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires. It is a typeface that “SCREAM” buy me, discounted, almost Free, Opportunity!.

7. Nougatine – Free

Nougatine is a titling font inspired by the smell of freshly baked cookies. Delivered with 380 glyphs, many ligatures and a panel of alternative letters, it brings to you the power of making better combinations.

8. Spider Type – Free

Spider Type is a handmade eps font. The project was made guide of helvetica-bold and it is free for personal and commercial use. You can download it here.

9. Chrome Light – Free

‘Chrome Light is a free light version of an upcoming font ‘Chrome’. It is available in two variations: ‘Chrome’ and ‘Chrome Black’ with full set of letters, numbers and four punctuation marks. The rest of the glyphs will be available in full version. The font is free and can be used for any type of graphic design – print, web, packaging and more.

10. Tetra – Free

Tetra is a new decorative sans serif free font designed by Alexey Frolov a.k.a MRfrukta. He brings us some unique “old style” feeling which is presented in contemporary curves that make the font applicable for both – retro and modern designs. Tetra contains both – regular sans serif and decorative font styles. Have fun!

11. Archive – Free

Archive  is contemporary free font constructed with strong geometric forms.  Applicable for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos.  Designed by Slava Kirilenko – a graphic designer from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

12. Foro – From $39

Foro was designed in 2012 to be a slab serif with an appealing flow, warm, and less harsh than many slab serifs. It evinces an attachment to humanistic shapes, models and proportions. Foro’s demonstrated strength renders it excellent for texts, and its clear and distinct details are an advantage in display sizes.

Foro comes in 16 styles and in OpenType format. All weights contain standard ligatures, proportional lining figures, tabular lining figures, proportional old style figures, lining old style figures, matching currency symbols, fraction- and scientific numerals and arrows.

13. Santeli – From $35

Santeli is a big and bold script family containing three weights. It has a smooth feeling spiced with sharp edges.

14. Storefront Pro – From $79

Storefront is what the prolific and talented American sign painters of the 1920s and 1930s would have created if they had access to the advanced lettering and type technologies we have today.

15. Soft Press – $24

This is the rounded, softer version of Canada Type’s popular Press Gothic. Originally done in 2011 for a global publisher, this font has already seen plenty of magazine and book cover action, perhaps even more than the sharp condensed face that spawned it.

16. Sofia Pro – From $25

Originally designed in 2008 by Olivier Gourvat, this font family gives an impression of modernism, harmony and roundness. These nuances give Sofia a harmonious and sensible appearance for both texts and headlines. Redesigned in 2012, this typeface supports a wide range of languages with more than 500 glyphs.


16 Latest Free & Premium Fonts For Typography Lovers


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