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The 10 best free cursive fonts

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The web's awash with free cursive fonts, and it can be tricky to sort the wheat from the chaff. So we've rounded up the best in one handy post. When it comes to the overabundance of free design resources on the web - especially free fonts - it can be tricky to find the diamonds in the rough. This is especially important if you make your living from design; you don't want to discover after sending artwork to print that the font you chose isn't licensed for commercial use, or is incompatible with the printer's systems.Cursive fonts are especially prevalent on the web, as they're often a representation of handwriting (although not always), so with a little knowledge in how to scan and map artwork into font-generating software, it's relativel...
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Font of the day: ZebrazilEvery day we showcase the best fonts from around the web. Today it's Zebrazil by Zarni, which is free to download!Here at Creative Bloq, we're big fans of typography and we're constantly on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces - especially free fonts. So, if you're in need of a font for your latest design or just like to keep a collection so you're prepared, we may be able to help out. Every day, we're running 'Font of the day', where we'll be posting the best best free and paid-for fonts the web has to offer. Zebrazil by ZarniToday's font of choice Zebrazil was created by Myanmar-based graphic designer Zarni. This serif font is one of many created by Zarni, who generously offers his design as a free download. Y...
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Font of the day: Trade GothicEvery day we showcase the best fonts on the web. Today it's Trade Gothic by Jackson Burke.Here at Creative Bloq, we're big fans of typography and we're constantly on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces - especially free fonts. So, if you're in need of a font for your latest design or just like to keep a collection so you're prepared, we may be able to help out. Every day, we're running 'Font of the day', where we'll be posting the best best free and paid-for fonts the web has to offer. Trade Gothic by Jackson BurkeTrade Gothic was first designed by Jackson Burke back in 1948. He continued to work on further weights and styles until 1960 while he was director of type development for Mergenthaler-Linotype in...
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Font of the day: MuirsideEvery day we showcase the best fonts on the web. Today it's Muirside by Steven Bonner. Here at Creative Bloq, we're big fans of typography and we're constantly on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces - especially free fonts. So, if you're in need of a font for your latest design or just like to keep a collection so you're prepared, we may be able to help out. Every day, we're running 'Font of the day', where we'll be posting the best best free and paid-for fonts the web has to offer. Muirside by Steven BonnerDesigned exclusively for font shop HypeForType, Muirside was created by designer and illustrator Steven Bonner. The typeface is described on the HypeForType site as "a contemporary and clean st...
15 free grunge fonts

15 free grunge fonts

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Take advantage of this compilation of free grunge fonts that you can put to use in your cool designs.Grunge fonts are becoming increasingly popular. Instead of shiny, crisp typefaces, many artists and designers are seeking to use an urban, dirty, street style in their designs. With this in mind, we've scoured the web to find you top free fonts in a 'grungey' style available to download now. 01. Soul Mission Soul Mission by Rocu An artist who goes by the name of RoCU is the brains behind this cool destroyed font. One of the most popular free grunge fonts around, it's amassed over 750,000 downloads since its release. Rocu generously offers his creation free for use in both personal and commercial projects. FORMAT: TTF 02. Marcelle Marcelle by Clement Nicolle One of our favourite ...

The 100 best free fonts

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The best free fonts, from vintage-inspired typefaces to slap-you-in-the-face slab serifs, for Windows and Mac, for a range of design projects. We've scoured the web to present you with a fine and varied selection of free fonts. Including scripts, serifs, and a range of ligatures, these fonts will give you greater flexibility in your designs, and add to your arsenal of design tools. This list represents the 100 best free fonts we've found in a variety of styles. However, for specialist fonts that won't cost you a penny, read these: Web fontsCursive fontsTattoo fontsGraffiti fontsHandwriting fontsRetro fontsTypewriter fontsStencil fontsGrunge fontsSome of the free fonts listed below can be used on your web projects, but please be sure to check the terms. Now, without...
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20 top free stencil fonts Check out this cool compilation of free stencil fonts that you can put to good use in your designs. Stencil artwork uses a template to create an outline for a specific design. It's a familar technique in design, from its use by military and government to quickly and clearly label objects, vehicles, and locations to industrial and commercial settings and its use in street art by the likes of Banksy. When it comes to typography, there's a wealth of stencil fonts online for creatives to use in their designs. Here, we've scoured the internet to find free fonts in the stencil style that will help give your designs an authentic, handcrafted feel. 01. Stela UT The regular weight is available as a free downloadStela UT is a layered font, in...
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20 free typewriter fonts for designers Check out this cool compilation of free typewriter fonts that you can put to good use in your vintage designs. Typewriter fonts are a popular choice to incorporate into vintage and retro designs. Courier is probably the best known font of this type but there are many other cool typewriter-inspired designs out there (go here for more free fonts). Here, we've scoured the internet to find 20 free typewriter fonts that will help bring the spirit of the past to your designs. 01. Kingthings Trypewriter This typewriter font will work with almost any formatComing with both upper and lower case letters as well as all the punctuation, numbers and symbols, this is one of the most versatile  typewriter fonts we've unearthed. FORMAT: TTF 02. Lo...
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25 free retro fonts Get inspired by the spirit of past decades and transport your designs back in time with this compilation of retro fonts that will cost you nothing!   The aim of a retro design is to transport the audience to the past, so it's important to choose typography that reflects the era that you're representing. There are hundreds of zero-cost typeface collections available online, ranging from the hip and happening to the cheap and cheesy. We've selected our favourite ones so you don't have to spend time searching - here are some awesome no-cost designs... 01. Unique A retro-contemporary offering from designer Anna PociusUnique was created by designer Anna Pocius aka Artmaker. She describes her design on Behance as 'a display hybrid typeface, which ...
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24 great free handwriting fontsHandwriting fonts have been gaining more popularity over the past few months, so we decided to pick 24 of the best free ones from across the web.     When we talk about free handwriting fonts, we're not just referring to one style of typography; they can come in a number of various executions. More recently, this style of typography has been making more appearances than ever before, with print and digital alike favouring it over more traditional offerings. Here, we plucked some awesome free fonts in a handwritten style for you to download and enjoy. 01. LeHand LeHand is the first font from web designer Ferdie BalderasLeHand is the first font created by indieferdie. The LeHand font reflects a playful handwriting style that will ...