Category: Fonts

  • Monoid

    Monoid is a “customizable, minimal + legible font optimized for coding. It’s customisable with ligatures, alternates and class based positioning.” More than that, it is an Open Source monospace font (similar to Source Code Pro) and seems, at least at smaller sizes, to have a plesant tech-focused character.

  • Aleo font

    Aleo is a really pretty free serif font by designer Alessio Laiso. I have been in the market for a good serif title case and this looks like it may be perfect. Please donate a few bucks if you use it to suport future development.

  • Updated Collection of Free Fonts

    Following on from my previous post, here are a bunch of free typeface resources to explore. A word of caution, some of the typefaces found in the wild are immature at best. Watch out for anything that looks a little too trendy. Free (or almost free) Font Foundries The League of Movable Type (pretty prolific collection…

  • Source Sans Pro – Adobe’s First Open Source Font

    When non-designers ask me what my favorite fonts are for their home newsletters, or announcement cards, or stationery, I usually point them in free alternative that don’t look horrible. There are a bunch of really wonderful open source or free fonts that publishers have made available on the web. Wonderful fonts like Open Sans, Junction, or League…

  • Actor – Great New Font

    Actor is a new san-serif font from designer Thomas Junold. Designed (apparently as the website is in German)  as a thesis project at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences at Karl-Friedrich (Kai) Oetzbach. The font is wonderful and looking forward to the entire font family being released. At the moment only the normal weight is available through…