Have a look at our selection of the top 10 free fonts you should download to create stunning typographic designs in 2021.
We compared countless fonts from different platforms to show you a list of the 10 best free fonts for graphic designers in 2021. Our selection is based on a great variety of different styles. All of the featured fonts are available for free download, but please pay attention to the respective licenses in terms of private and commercial usage.
10. Knubi font, a typeface by Matt Vergotis.
Being Matt Vergotis’ first released font, Knubi is a masterfully designed typeface based on elegant serifs combined with clear geometric shapes. Consisting of 380 glyphs that support 80 languages, the family is a great choice for editorial work. Please note, Knubi is available for free for personal use.
9. Buffalo, a playful script among our selection of the best free fonts for designers.
Designed by Jeremy Vessey, Buffalo is a nice hand-drawn script font that draws inspiration from vintage typography. The playful monoline script is a great choice for plenty of projects such as branding and promotional designs. The font is available for free download only at Pixel Surplus (free for personal and desktop commercial use).
8. Mosk font family, a modern sans-serif.
The Mosk font family was designed by Iulian Maftei. It consists of 9 weights ranging from Thin to Ultra. This functional font includes uppercase and lowercase letters as well as numerals. We recommend this typeface for modern graphic design projects, logos, headlines, editorial work, print, and web.
7. Paradizo, an elegant serif font that features regular & oblique styles.
Free for personal use, Paradizo is an elegant serif font that comes with many alternates and ligatures. The typeface is ideal for creating luxurious branding projects, websites, packaging, just to name a few. If you want to download Paradizo for commercial use, just have a look here. The free download link for personal use can be found below.
6. Roboto, a Google font with two characteristics.
Typeface designer Christian Robertson has developed Roboto based on two characteristics. On the one hand, the typeface is characterized by a geometrical design. On the other hand, Roboto offers a friendly and open look. Available for download at Google Fonts, it is equipped with a large range of styles including Thin, Light, Regular Medium, Bold, Black, and matching Italics. The family can be used for both print and screen design.
5. Salted Mocha, a natural hand-drawn brush script typeface.
Designed by Stephanie Arsenault using the Procreate app on the iPad, Salted Mocha proves that one can create amazing typefaces with a great variety of tools. The script font is characterized by naturally textured brushstrokes, which gives the typeface a playful and authentic touch. It is free for personal and desktop commercial use.
4. Margaret Serif Font, a classic typeface for a wide range of work.
The Margaret Serif font has been designed by Kacper Janusiak and K94 Studio with the aim to create a free serif with an elegant, high-quality appearance. This typeface performs well in plenty of applications including headlines, logos, and long text sections. It is free for both personal and commercial use.
3. Blackshore Font, a freely hand-painted typeface.
Blackshore is a bold, hand-painted sans serif font. This robust typeface is based on natural brushstrokes and intentional imperfections to offer the visual experience of truly handmade lettering. This versatile font can be used for many different designs including vintage badges, posters, website headers, and branding. Blackshore’s free version includes a sample of characters from the SVG version. The full version of Blackshore is equipped with both SVG & OTF formats and supports multiple languages. Please note, SVG font formats are compatible with Photoshop CC 2017 or Illustrator CC 2018 and higher. You can purchase the full version of Blackshore SVG + OTF for commercial use here. The free version is available for personal use. Just click on the following link.
2. Restora, an old-style roman serif font.
Restora is an old-style roman serif font family that is also available as a slimmed-down free version and a full-fledged paid version. The complete family comprises eight weights ranging from thin to black with matching italics. The free version includes Restora Extra Light and Restora Thin Italic. This versatile font family can be used in many different themes of design projects. You can purchase the full version of Restora with all 16 fonts here. If you are fine with the two-styles of the free version, then follow the link below.
Big John Pro, the best free font for graphic designers.
There it is, the number one of our selection of the best free fonts for graphic designers in 2021. Designed by Ion Lucin, Big John PRO is definitely one of our all-time favorite typefaces when we talk about free fonts. It’s the evolution of the Big John and Slim Joe font, which can be found here. Big John Pro is equipped with over 500 diacritics characters. It is available for free for personal and commercial use. Just click on the link in the bio of Ion Lucin’s Instagram account.
This was our selection of the top ten free fonts for 2021. For those who want to see more of our recommended typefaces, feel free to browse through our extensive Fonts category. In addition, you can find some of the best design assets from high-quality graphic design resources in our Templates category.
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