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Best of 2015: 100 Free Fonts for Designers

February 11th, 2016

When it comes to adding visual variety to the design, there is no simpler way than to use a couple of typefaces, which on the one hand, should match each other and, on the other hand, should have some distinguishing traits. Whether you need to craft a print design or create a website interface, there is always a typeface that meets the requirements of the project as well as strengthens the theme and enriches the aesthetics. With a ton of third-party font markets, online galleries, regularly updated Google Web Font directory, you can yield the greatest result in short order and without the hustle and bustle.

Best of 2015: 100 Free Fonts

If you were keeping up with the community during the last year, then you have already replenished your toolkit with a bunch of outstanding typefaces. If not, then we are here to fix this up. We have gathered a small list that comprises one hundred typefaces, ranging from sharp and ultra-narrow representatives with grotesque appeal and retro-futuristic vibe to polished, delicate and elegant calligraphy scripts. Tell us, which one is your favorite?

Moon – Free Font

moon font
Creator: Jack Harvatt
License: CC BY-NC 4.0.

Coves – Free Font

coves typeface
Creator: Jack Harvatt
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

Exodus – Free Typeface

exodus typeface
Creator: Andrew Herndon
License: Personal use.

One Day – Free Font

slim typeface
Creator: Nawras Moneer
License: CC BY-ND 4.0.

Fester

semi-condensend typeface
Creator: Nawras Moneer
License: CC BY-ND 4.0.

Elixia

elexia typeface
Creator: Kimmy Lee
License: Personal use.

Cornerstone – Free Font

cornerstone - font
Creator: Zac Freeland
License: CC BY-NC 4.0.

Pacha

pacha
Creator: sumotype foundry
License: use for any purpose for Free.

Rissa Typeface

bold typeface
Creator: The Hungry JPEG
License: use it in unlimited personal and commercial projects.

Maxwell Font Family

maxwell typeface
Creator: The Hungry JPEG
License: Attribution-NoDerivatives.

Waterlily

waterlily font
Creator: The Hungry JPEG
License: Available for both personal and commercial projects.

Caja

caja font
Creator: Geovanny Gavilanes
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

September

september - display font
Creator: Borja Fernández
License: Creative Commons.

Balans

balans - typeface
Creator: Thomas Breure
License: Attribution-ShareAlike.

Len’ Typeface

len'
Creator: Ilya Vydysh
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

Pactim Font

pactim - font
Creator: Marco Invernizzi
License: available for any purpose.

Tubed Font Family

tubed family
Creator: Marco Invernizzi
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Ruffle Beauty Free Font

ruffle beauty font
Creator: Agga Swist’blnk
License: Free for Personal and Commercial use.

Monthoers Free Font

vintage font
Creator: Agga Swist’blnk
License: Free for Personal and Commercial use.

Neament Free Font

neaments - font
Creator: Agga Swist’blnk
License: Free for Personal and Commercial use.

Stoked

stoked - font
Creator: Marie-Michelle Dupuis
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Edirne

edirne font
Creator: iordanis passas
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

Baston

baston font
Creator: iordanis passas
License: Free for any use, except police commercials.

Parabola

brush script
Creator: Marcelo Reis Melo
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

BRUX BOLD BRUSH FONT

brux font
Creator: Marcelo Reis Melo
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

HIPSTER FREE FONT BELLABOO

bellaboo font
Creator: Marcelo Reis Melo
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

BAVRO FREE FRESH FONT

bavro font
Creator: Marcelo Reis Melo
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

GEOM Display Typeface

geom typeface
Creator: Danilo Gusmão Silveira
License: Feel free to use (personal and commercial work).

Intro Rust: Vintage Font Family

intro rust font
Creator: Fontfabric
License: CC BY-NC 4.0.

REEF

rounded font
Creator: Gatis Vilaks and Evita Vilaka
License: Free for commercial and personal use.

Fantaisie

retro bold font
Creator: lev berry
License: Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported.

Besom – FREE Brush font

besom font
Creator: KRISIJANIS MEZULIS and Gatis Vilaks
License: Attribution.

ETNA

etna font
Creator: KRISIJANIS MEZULIS
License: Personal use.

Hallo Sans Free font

hallo sans
Creator: Fredrik Staurland
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Sant’Elia font

santelia font
Creator: fontfabric
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Tresdias – Free Font

tresdias font
Creator: Asclê de Oliveira
License: Attribution-NonCommercial.

Blogger Sans (Free Typeface)

blogger typeface
Creator: Sergiy Tkachenko
License: Creative Commons 4.0 No Derivatives, Commercial use for Print and Web allowed.

Blackentina (Free Typeface)

blackentina font
Creator: Sergiy Tkachenko
License: Free for commercial and personal use.

Marske

marske font
Creator: Sergiy Tkachenko and Kash Singh
License: CC BY-NC 4.0.

Enila

enila font
Creator: Asclê de Oliveira
License: Attribution-NonCommercial.

Perfograma Free Font

perfograma font
Creator: Asen Petrov and Fontfabric
License: CC BY-NC 4.0.

Comok

comok font
Creator: Oleg Tischenkov
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Balqis Font

balqis font
Creator: heydesign
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Silici Font

silici font
Creator: Ferdie Balderas
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

One Day

one day font
Creator: Nawras Moneer
License: Attribution-NoDerivatives.

Asfalto Font

asfalto typeface
Creator: Fernando Forero
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Anders Font

anders font
Creator: Tom Anders Watkins
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Handletter Typeface

handletter typeface
Creator: Sasha Koggio
License: Personal use.

Gogoia Typeface

gogoia typeface
Creator: Alan de Sousa
License: For personal and commercial use.

Tostada Font

tostada font
Creator: Iván Nuñez
License: For personal and commercial use.

Break Fill | Free Font

break fill type
Creator: Rajesh Kumar
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Numb3rs – Free Font

numbers font
Creator: Tommi Jäkkö
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

Break

break typeface
Creator: Rajesh Rajput
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Chemin

chemin font
Creator: Rajesh Rajput and Raina Agarwal
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Morracle Font

morracle font
Creator: Maulana Creative
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Carosello Font

carosello typeface
Creator: Unio | Creative Solutions
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Devious Typeface

devious type
Creator: Graptail
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Bellico Typeface + Bonus Vectors

bellico typeface
Creator: Seventh Imperium
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Gardenia Script

gardenia font
Creator: Emily Spadoni
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

El Capitan: Hand-Drawn Font

elcapitan font
Creator: Petr Knoll
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Slash: Bad Ass Display Font

slash typeface
Creator: Ronald Vermeijs
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Serendipity Script Free Font

hand-darwn font
Creator: TheHungryJPEG
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Badhead Typeface

badhead typeface
Creator: ianmikraz studio
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Metrica Font Typeface

metrica font
Creator: Oliver James
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Nickainley Script

elegant font
Creator: Seniors Studio
License: For personal and commercial use.

Arka – Free Set

arka font
Creator: Bruno
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Metro 2.0

metro 2
Creator: Filipa Amado
License: The font is available for personal and commercial use.

Cast Iron (Free Font)

massive typeface
Creator: Jeremy Vessey
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Mecha 08 – Free Font

futuristic font
Creator: Mehmet Reha Tugcu
License: Free to use for all commercial purposes.

Phage – Free Font

phage font
Creator: Mehmet Reha Tugcu
License: Free for personal or commercial purposes.

Nexa Script

nexa script
Creator: fontfabric
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Michelle – Free Handmade Script Font

michelle font
Creator: Noe Araujo and Mats-Peter Forss
License: Free for personal and commercial use..

Mightype Script – Free Handlettered Font

mighttype font
Creator: Mats-Peter Forss and Adam Fathony
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Airpena Free Font 

airpen font
Creator: Ardian Radityo
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Free – Stellar Typeface

stellar typeface
Creator: Mathieu Desjardins
License: Personal use only.

Secca Soft Free Fonts

funny fonts
Creator:  Andreas Seide
License: Free for commercial and personal use.

New Font on VTF : Combat

combat social font
Creator: jérémy Terres Couvent
License: SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

Arte

arte font
Creator: saptarshi nath
License: Free commercial license included.

Block Letters

block letters
Creator: Chris Fernandez
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Melo

melo font
Creator: Free goodies for designers
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Julep

julep font
Creator: Jeremy Ross
License: Completely free for personal and commercial use.

Hidden Cinema – Free Font

hidden cinema font
Creator: Edwin Servaas
License: CC BY-NC 4.0.

Sun – Free Automated Text Effect Vintage (Illustrator)

sun font
Creator: PiDiEffE
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Free Font – Phelix Boomgartner

distorted font
Creator: Michal Slovák
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

Meedori Sans

medori sans font
Creator: Meedori Studio and Danilo De Marco
License: CC BY-NC 4.0.

Curely

curely typeface
Creator: Konstantine Studio
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Free Font: Rollerblade

rellorblade font
Creator: Nathan Metzler
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Royals Font

royals font
Creator: Paul Reis
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Material Design Image Font

material design font
Creator: Dimitrios Pantazis
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Ovalo Display Free Font 

ovalo font
Creator: BUONO
License: Personal use only.

Gone Typeface

gone typeface
Creator: Nathan Metzler
License: Attribution.

Freebie Handwrite Font

handwritten font
Creator: Eight Black Dots
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

Barry Typeface

barry typeface
Creator: TheHungryJPEG
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Ailerons Typeface

ultrathin font
Creator: Adilson Gonzales de Oliveira Junior
License: Personal use only.

Slim

slim typeface 2
Creator: sophie rousseau
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

One

bold geometric font
Creator: sophie rousseau
License: Free for personal and commercial use.

Brush

brush font
Creator: sophie rousseau
License: Attribution-NoDerivatives.

Aroly Font

aroly typeface
Creator: Arvind Kumar
License: Personal use only.

Marziona Free Font

brush script 2
Creator: Tharique Azeez
License: Attribution-NoDerivatives.

Phantasm – Free Typeface

phantasm font
Creator: Adil Siddiqui
License: Declared as Free, no proper license given.

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Love El Capitan – that’s my top pick for new hand-lettered fonts.

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