15 Free Fonts You Must Have
Typography is a central component of design and one of the primary ways of communication. Today, there are thousands of typefaces and fonts that can be found online. Typography is very important whether we are talking about print, logo or even web design. An accurate and precise font can increase your designs overall value.
Here is a list of 15 must-have free fonts that you can use in your designs. If you know other great free fonts please feel free to comment!
Myriad Pro [OpenType] is a free to download sans serif font. This font is pretty popular among designers, as it has a sharp, clean look and fits many types of design projects.
Melbourne is a sans-serif font with a modern look. The designer’s intention was to create a calm and space-saving font. Melbourne was initially designed on the computer, then reworked by hand and then scanned and drawn.
League Gothic [OpenType] is a simple sans serif font with a bolder design. It is perfect to use in headings or headlines as it has a strong impact on the reader.
This font was inspired by vintage oil logos and some of the glyphs that are based around Futura font, especially the lower case letters.
Cabin is a clean and sharp sans serif font, with a very beautiful design. This awesome font is free to download and use in your own projects.
Lobster is a free calligraphic fot with retro inspired details. It looks great and has an italic effect added to the design.
Museo Slab supports a very wide range in languages and is a complete OpenType typeface. Each weight counts 455 glyphs. Museo Slab comes in 12 styles: 100 (+Italic), 300 (+Italic), 500 (+Italic), 700 (+Italic), 900 (+Italic) and a new 1000 weight (+Italic).
Corbel is a simple and clean sans serif font. You can download it for free and use it in your projects. It also has some accents included.
Bebas Neue is a basic sans serif font with lots of accents included. This amazing free font looks great on both printed and web designs.
PT Sans is a sans serif font created in 2009. It has a sharp and clean design with thin letters. It is free to download and add in your fonts library.
PT Serif is a slab serif font with 6 different style. It is free to download and use it as you please in your design projects.
This is the Ubuntu Font Family.It is a unique, custom designed font that has a very distinctive look and feel. The Ubuntu typeface has a contemporary style and contains characteristics unique to the Ubuntu brand that convey a precise, reliable and free attitude.
Franchise is a sans serif font with a heavy look. It has some retro inspired details and looks great on both printed and web design projects.
The typeface is designed as a contemporary Humanist sans serif, and was developed for on-screen reading; in particular, reading web pages on an HTC Dream mobile phone. Each font file currently contains 391 glyphs, and fully support the following writing systems: Basic Latin, Western European, Catalan, Baltic, Turkish, Central European, Dutch and Afrikaans. To date, Pan African Latin has only 33% glyph coverage.
Moderna is a simple, sans serif font, with rounded letters. It is free only for personal use. For commercial use you’ll have to buy the license.