Typography is an art or it is one of the most important part of a design. it has the ability to either make or break a design .what makes a good typography ? of course fonts , fonts are the base . a good typography has to convey the message to the user . what make a typography better? There are few thing they are ,creating a visual Hierarchy , font selection, color/contrast ,white space. Today here we are talking about font selection .
There are thousands of good fonts available and most of them are paid . there are some good free fonts too . we were searching for some good and we found some extremely good . in this post you can find 20 Best for Web/
Lovelois remake of the original Lovelo Inline – designed by Renzler Design , Vienna, Austria. Check their Behance profile: http://be.net/renzler With your donation we’ll be able to spend more time to improve and update our free fonts. We can add more characters, more languages like – polish, czech, hungarian, romanian etc
Nexa family includes 16 very unique font styles & weights. The font family is characterized by excellent legibility in both – web & print design areas, well-finished geometric designs, optimized kerning etc. Nexa is most suitable for headlines of all sizes, as well as for text blocks that come in both maximum and minimum variations. Theare applicable for any type of – web, print, motion graphics, etc. and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters and logos.
Prime Free Font
Prime is a simple typeface with a techy feel and a strict, geometric origin. I wanted to create something that offers great readability in various sizes yet still offers enough subtle differences to stand out. Basic and somewhat neutral, it can be used in a variety of ways from distinct titles to body text.
Signika is a sans-serif with a gentle character, developed for wayfinding, signage, and other media where clarity of information is required. It has a low contrast and tall x-height to improve readability of texts in small sizes as well as in large distances from the reader. The typeface comes with a wide character set supporting most of the Eurpoean languages, small caps, pictograms and arrows. The figures are designed as tabular. Being a typical signage typeface it is inspired by typefaces such as Ronnia, Meta, and Tahoma. All weights from Light to Bold have alternative Negative versions, optimised to solve the effect of juxtaposed positive and negative text setting, where the text in negative tends to look thicker.
The Cabin Font is a humanist sans inspired by Edward Johnston’s and Eric Gill’s typefaces, with a touch of modernism. Cabin incorporates modern proportions, optical adjustments, and some elements of the geometric sans.
Zag Free Font
Zag font is applicable for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like logos, pictograms.
Myra Free Font
Myra is a new contemporary sans serif free font designed by Sergiy Tkachenko. He brings us some unique “deco style” feeling which is presented in classic sans serif curves that make the font applicable for both – retro and modern designs. Myrais applicable for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos… Enjoy it!
A modern sans serif typeface with a pure clean line form. The idea has been to design a font with a proportioned and balanced structure that is applicable to a wide variety of uses. Details include 6 weights with italics, a full character set, manually edited kerning and Euro symbol.
Differences between the traditions of Chinese type design and latin letter-forms have commonly posed as a challenge for bilingual design work. Some of the main issues are found in their differences of height and width while also contrasting in character weight/density. These issues initiated the research and creation of Collator.Collator is a typeface designed to achieve greater harmony between Chinese characters and Latin letterforms when set together. Drawing inspiration from the two traditions of type design, Collator aims to be a contemporary, balanced expression of both Western and Asian cultures.
The austere and concise personality and flexibility make it a real multiple-purpose typeface. The letter forms are distinguished by a large x-height, sufficient stroke contrast, robust but elegant wedge-like serifs and terminals. These features have been specially designed to reach maximum of readability. Suitable for use in corporate ID, advertising and display typography.
Museo Slab 500
Poly Free Web Font
Poly is a medium contrast serif font. With short ascenders and a very high x-height, Poly is efficient in small sizes. Thanks to its careful balance between the x-height and glyph widths, it allows more economy and legibility than standard web serifs, even in small sizes. The aglutinative language for which it was designed contains very long words. The goal was to develop a typeface that would tolerate cramped tracking and that would increase the number of letters on a single line. Poly is a Unicode typeface family that supports Open Type features and languages that use the Latin script and its variants.
A geometric sans serif typeface influenced by Bauhaus and the early modernist era. Precise circles are optically adjusted to create a clear, natural typeface with great legibility. Details include 540 characters with alternative lowercase a, e and g, 5 variations of numerals, manually edited kerning and opentype features.The regular and italic weights are available as FREEWARE which is great news for many people who have enquired about sample fonts to test out in their projects. The rest of the family is still in the development and will include 9 weights with Italics.
Google Web Font Scada
Scada was designed as the corporate identity font for the Latvian design studio Scada.lv. In 2011 the design studio decided to make Scada a libre font. Over 6 months the font was reworked, improved and expanded into a family. It has a modern style, specifically designed for small sizes.
Google Web Font Inconsolata
Inconsolata is my first serious original font release. It is a monospace font, designed for printed code listings and the like. There are a great many “programmer fonts,” designed primarily for use on the screen, but in most cases do not have the attention to detail for high resolution rendering.
Google Web Font Sintony
Sintony is a modern sans serif typeface, drawn with a slightly square structure and smooth stroke modulation. Great for long passages of text, he provides any text with a calm and clear feeling.
Banda is a semi-serif typeface characterized by a tall x-height and rounded semi-serifs. Although it was first designed as a display typeface Banda quickly evolved into more complex type consisting of 7 weights plus their matching italics.Banda can be used for short passages of text as well as a fancy display type. Varying from the elegant and finesse thinner weights to the almost childish bubbliness of the heavier weights Banda is a great all-round performer suitable for logos, headlines, package & food designs & many more.