The Best Free Fonts Designers Should Know About

Simply The Best Free Fonts for Designers!

Its tough to find a solid font these days, just when you stumble across the perfect one, with every combination of glyphs possible, you find out its priced heavily. Now, I have no problem with designers pricing their fonts accordingly, but some of the best things in life are free, isn’t that right? This article will outline some of the best free fonts available today, from some of the best Type Foundries on the web. This is an article you surely cannot miss, and something you may need to think about bookmarking for future use! Without further delay lets get fucking started!

Nexa Rust FREE

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Nexa Rust is a great Slab Serif Font that is great for headline pieces. It has a solid grunge feel to it which gives it a sense of texture, and comes in a few different styles. It can be located over at Fontsquirrel. Being on Fontsquirrel also means its 100% available for commercial use, amazing right? 🙂


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Designed by James T Edmondson, this is a delicately balanced font which incorporates opentype features aswell as coming in three different weights. This amazing free font can be picked up here

Ranger Regular

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A fantastic font by Evan Huwa, this font is distinctly vintage in its appearance and quite frankly we love it! Grab it here

Envato Elements Fonts

Envato Elements is a Premium Design Assets Subscription service, supplying thousands of Premium Fonts from Top Designers.

Envato Elements provide a significant array of different Fonts including Script Fonts, Handwritten, Sans Serif and Serif Fonts, Display Fonts and even SVG and Color Fonts. For these reasons alone, go ahead and check them out!



Wisdom Script

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Wisdom Script is a fantastic free script font that really delivers on quality. Kerning is superior and the letters flow so nicely, its a crime not to have this in your collection, god dammit! Grab it here


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Cubano was created by Chandler Van De Water, and has some amazing rounded corners to its Glyphs. This would be a perfect choice of font for a heading or title piece. Lucky for you guys its actually a free font! So go grab it over at Losttype here


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Chunkfive has been around for a while now, but still remains one of the cleanest & best slab serif fonts you can get for free. There are many slab serif fonts out there with poor kerning, so what makes this free font so special then? Well, the Kerning is good for a start, the lines are clean and well, it just looks dam good! Check it out over at Fontsquirrel here

Abraham Lincoln

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We’ve covered a lot of free fonts in this article so far, but no Serif fonts in particular, well this is personally one of my all time favourites, and is so classy it hurts my eyes! Abraham Lincoln is probably one of the best serif fonts you can grab for free, so go check it out here


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Fantastic free font with sharp contours and edges, Sullivan by Jason Mark Jones is a perfect addition to your font collection! Grab it over at Losttype


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Geared is a font by Ben Dalrymple which is perfect for Hipster Artwork, Vintage Logos and much much more! Grab it here now!


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So here we have it, Number 10, Cylburn! And we couldnt have finished on a more classy font if we tried, smooth lines make this font a perfect headline piece for sure. Find out more here

Thats a wrap folks!

So there we have it, 10 of the best free fonts for Designers, stay tuned for more articles on Typography and Hand Lettering!

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