Featured Fonts

21
MAY
2009

Walken

Walken is a sure-footed slab serif font family. A stencil font, you ask? Sometimes . . . maybe . . . maybe you should stop asking so many questions.
28
SEP
2008

Hedgerow

Hedgerow is calligraphic lettering with an Art Nouveau tone. Provoked by the liner notes of Led Zeppelin IV, Hedgerow imbues words with a mystical, bewitching voice. In OpenType savvy applications, some letter...
08
JAN
2008

Cardigan

Cardigan is casual sans-serif typeface. While the line treatment is nonchalant, letterforms are clear and conventional making it one of those rare casual typefaces that perform well in large bodies of text. The...
15
JAN
2008

Graveblade

You’ve got another thing coming: Graveblade, a head-over-heels heavy metal font.
14
DEC
2013

Shookup

Shookup is a curly headliner containing no less than 83% funk. In OpenType savvy applications, letter & numeral variations are automatically shuffled for more bounce.
26
FEB
2007

Walnut

Walnut is a realistic graffiti styled font, fresh off the wall.
08
APR
2014

Strange Alphabets

Strange Alphabets is a narrow Arts & Crafts display font inspired by late 1800’s book covers and an early 1980’s variation of the Siouxsie & the Banshees band logo. Strange Alphabets includes...
11
JAN
2019

Galderglynn 1884

Galderglynn 1884 is a nineteenth-century style sans-serif typeface. This is a refined expansion of another typeface called Galderglynn Esquire. Galderglynn Esquire was an intentionally rustic looking typeface based...
28
MAY
2016

Electric

The Electric typeface was sparked by the Gibson custom electric guitar nameplates of the 1960’s. Way back in olden times, when Gibson dealers swapped a standard stoptail for a Bigsby vibrato tailpiece, two stoptail...
29
JAN
2017

Refuel

Refuel is an an octagonal technical typeface fueled by military aircraft markings. It includes 6 weights, 6 widths and italics. When the capital I is followed by a lowercase L, it automatically sprouts serifs to...
23
AUG
2013

Pastrami On Rye

Pastrami on Rye is a comic-style font with a rough-hewn look. While many comic dialog fonts are based on a drawn pen & ink comic style, this is based on a constructed style resembling cut paper or fabric. In the...
09
FEB
2010

Computechnodigitronic

Computechnodigitronic is a rock solid segmented LED/LCD font. It is proportionally spaced with a focus on easy reading. OpenType lining numerals are included for timer countdowns, fuel prices etc.
09
MAY
2014

Interrogator Stencil

Interrogator Stencil is a compact, military headliner with crosshair splits.
20
NOV
2012

Chromakey

Chromakey is a space deco headline font inspired by box art classic video games including Matrix Marauders and Magical Chase.
07
AUG
2014

Dacquoise

Dacquoise is a fanciful headliner imbued, in a fancy way, with much fanciness.
12
APR
2019

Coolvetica Crushed

The Coolvetica typeface has gained condensed, compressed and crushed variants. While most contemporary compressed fonts have curved sides, Coolvetica keeps it retro with space efficient flat sides. There are now 21 styles of Coolvetica, 5 of which include a free commercial use...
13
MAR
2019

Soft Steel (fish)

The name Steelfish Rounded is self explanatory if you’re already familiar with Steelfish. Fonts with little rounded corners are always labor intensive. It would be nice if there was a magical “make font rounded” button that took care everything but that’s...
27
FEB
2019

Pricedown language update

Pricedown has been updated with characters for Vietnamese, Greek, Cyrillic and almost all current Latin-based languages. All the latest currency symbols have been included as well as Roman numerals for 1, 2 and 3. As always, Pricedown Black includes a free commercial use desktop...
16
FEB
2019

Bitcrusher: Ultracompact Techno

Recently, I noticed a gap in the techno font category. There are innumerable wide and normal width techno typefaces. The boxy shapes of ultramodern, square typefaces are suited to being stretched wide. But you don’t see very many compact ones. While a few ultracompact typefaces...
11
JAN
2019

A New Galderglynn

Galderglynn 1884 is a typeface project commissioned by a design team working on behalf of Jameson Whiskey. In 2013, Jameson commissioned a custom version of 2010’s Galderglynn Esquire. But Galderglynn Esquire was essentially a novelty display typeface. It was a based on a grab...
01
DEC
2018

Cybermontage: Instant Postmodern Typography

Cybermontage is an idea I’ve had several years ago where I would try to to recreate a popular typographical trend from the mid 80’s to the early 90’s. Designers would take various typefaces and scramble them up. While the punk/zine look (think Sex Pistols) was...
14
NOV
2018

Joystix Language Extensions

It all started in 1976 when the Atari video arcade game Sprint 2 was developed an released. Sprint II was an overhead racing game with two steering wheels and a black and white screen and was immensely popular. There was something really appealing about the physical aspect of...
08
NOV
2018

Greek, Russian & Vietnamese Coffee

Kenyan coffee started out in 1999 as a rather unrefined (to say the least) compact sans serif headliner. The original concept was a neo-grotesque with some mechanical style elements of early twentieth century industrial typefaces. A boxy, stovepipe design with a waistline...
05
MAY
2018

Doin’ the Neutron Dance

In 1983, Shoot That Tiger Creative Services created a record sleeve for the UK single of the Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance. The design ticked all the boxes for the design trends that would continue to dominate all the way up to early 1990’s: splatter paint granite, atom age...
24
APR
2018

Not meant to be read by drivers

There’s no shape that can’t be formed into an alphabet. But that doesn’t mean I won’t keep searching for it. For this project, I designed a set of shapes that would be intentionally challenging to work with. Zelega Zenega was informed by from the shapes of...