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Even though I feature a lot of free fonts on The Creative Project today is a bit different most of the following fonts aren’t free but they are affordable for anyone to use as there are very well made and you can see the perfection of details that have been made to each font. But if you wishing that some of the 18 fonts would be free you won’t be disappointed as  I’ve haven’t forgotten about that by featuring some great free fonts in this post.

1. Mishka – $45.00

Mishka is a classy upright script, closely related to Emil Bertell’s recent Barber and Pepita Script releases. Mishka has clear letterforms yet plenty of options for more decorative custom headlines. Turn on Swash, Stylistic Alternates or Contextual Alternates in any Opentype savvy program, or pick any of the extra alternates from the glyph panel. Mishka’s Small Caps help to maintain legibility even in small sizes.

2. Gelato Script – $59.99

Gelato Script is a smooth-flowing typeface with an air of familiarity. Influenced by both formal scripts and mid-Twentieth Century hand lettering. The power of OpenType is used with precision in the Contextual Alternate feature to make sure letters connect seamlessly, t’s cross where they can and swashes don’t crash into neighboring glyphs. 781 glyphs make up this font, which is capable of speaking in many languages.

3. Mr Moustache – From $0 – $39

Mr Moustache™ is designed for Great Type.  Extra thin letters, condensed and with a handwritten touch, Mr Moustache gives a warm and friendly feeling to your layout. Mix upper and lowercase letters according to your own liking. Furthermore, choose between a Unicase and an almost Unicase appearance.

4. Pluto Italics – From $49

Type designer Hannes von Döhren has created Pluto, a sweet type family consisting of 16 Uprights and 16 Italics; 32 fonts in all. The fonts are informal and friendly at first sight and lend themselves to display settings, however the straight and upright architecture of Pluto also makes it perfect for longer copy. Because of its large x-height, it even performs nicely in very small sizes. This contemporary type family is ideal for use in retail, cosmetics, food and hospitality applications and advertising. Please note at the time of writing the post the above price was $49 which was marked down from $299.00

5. Burgues Script – $99

Burgues Script is an ode to the late 19th century American calligrapher Louis Madarasz, whose legendary pen has inspired schools of penmanship for over 100 years. His talent has caused some people to call him “the most skillful penman the world has ever known.

6. Dynascript – $45

Dynascript is actually Two fonts in One–without switching fonts you can instantly change from Dynascript’s connecting font to the non-connecting italic with the simple push of a button. Please note at the time of writing the post the above price was $49 which was marked down from $60.00

7. Fatta – $46

Huge, bold and friendly. With original fat curves & paintbrush terminals. Fatta is Miguel Hernandez font, an ultra black humanist sans. It has three variants: Regular, Italic & Italic Swash, which allow the user to compose display text in a range of expression for posters, logotype & fashion.

8. Alpine Script – $42

Get creative with the adventurous new brush casual Alpine Script from Charles Borges de Oliveira. This stunning typeface contains 29 alternate characters waiting to be explored.

9. Sone – From $63

Sone is designed to be bold with stripped of nonessential details making it uncomplicated, simple in expression, yet appealing and easy to decipher, even from a distance, Serene and gentle in quality by low contrast, slow ductus and large x-height reducing the up down motion, plus enhance the legibility. It works beautifully in both display and body copy

10. Say Two – Free

SayTwo created for motion experimentation, the best size to use them is 96pt/px. But you can try different size to.

11. Haymaker – Free

A display typeface that’s both rugged and refined. Inspired by the workmanship, lettering, and baseball jerseys of the 1930’s and 40’s.

12. Solomon Sans – from $40

The new Solomon Sans type family includes 14 unique design styles. The font family is characterized by excellent legibility, well-finished geometric designs, optimized kerning etc.  Solomon Sans is most suitable for headlines of all sizes, as well as for text blocks that come in both maximum and minimum variations. The font styles are applicable for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos.

13. Gabriel Sans – from $40

Gabriel Sans is a font family inspired by the original Sans Serif fonts of the Transitional age like Futura or Grotesk, but with a modern twist. It is clean, elegant and straight-to-the-point. It has features similar to the font classic Helvetica – like the endings of the capital C – but goes one step ahead. It also has a quadratic looks, which makes it easily distinguishable and easy to use – the height is nearly as long as the width.

14. Code Pro – from $0 -42

Code Pro is applicable for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos.

15. Mars – $42

It’s a simple block font and each character is generated by the same small notches and cut-off edges. That’s the magic, not more, not less.

16. Bohema – from $14

Bohema is an Art Deco font with a modern twist, available in 8 distinct styles + 4 alternative ones as a bonus in the full pack and ideal for headlines, branding, merchandising and a special occasion that requires a different typeface.

17. Airplane – Free

Airplane was inspired by the famous jet era of the 60’s.

18. Onick – Free

While researching the history of Onitsuka Tiger’s branding and graphic design, I came across an odd, yet highly appealing piece of custom lettering on the company’s ONICK ski boots from the 1970s. Reminiscent of aspects of the typeface Black-Out by Eli Carrico (released by my type foundry Wordshape), yet vertically compressed with razor-sliced counters and odd stencil element that makes up one of the legs of the “K”, the ONICK lettering is a potential source for an intriguing modular font.


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