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15+ Fresh New and High-Quality Fonts (no.01 2013)

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These relatively new fonts, that have been published in the last couple of weeks, are well-suited for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics, etc. and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos ..

Some of these new fonts also come in more styles/weights, so you can easily embed these fonts in your web designs or use them as a corporate (print) typeface. In case you missed some more beautiful free fonts, make sure to check these earlier articles too: Fresh and Free Typeface Series.

Note: Tracking in all these font examples is set to 0.

So let’s kick off with some gorgeous fresh and free fonts for you to add to your font library ..!

Calmont (1 Style – TTF)

Calmont is a gorgeous free sans serif font, designed by Vincent Viala. Focus during the design was on readability but launched with its imperfection rather than not shipping at all.

Calmont font

Designed by Vincent Viala

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V.GER Grotesque (3 Styles – TTF)

This is a student project in which the idea was to create a new typeface from scratch. In this project the designer mixed Grotesque and Humanist typefaces, BTW, the name V.GER comes from Voyager.

VGER Grotesque

Designed by Mateo Rios

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Matchup (1 Style – OTF)

Matchup is an athletic, wide slab-serif. A free typeface for download.

Matchup

Designed by Ryan Welch

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KanKin free font (1 Style – TTF+OTF)

KanKin is a new contemporary sans serif free font designed by Alexey Frolov a.k.a MRfrukta. He brings us some unique “old style” feeling which is presented in contemporary curves that make the font applicable for both – retro and modern designs.

KanKin free font

Designed by Alexey Frolov

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Myra free font (3 Styles – TTF+OTF)

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.

Myra free font

Designed by Sergiy Tkachenko

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Moonshiner (2×2 Styles – OTF)

A beautiful condensed retro display font that comes in uppercase/lowercase version and also in 2 styles, a regular and an oblique variant. There are 2 versions of this font, one version with subtle rounded edges and one with sharp edges, both are included in the download.

Moonshiner

Designed by Mattox Shuler

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Frozen (1 Style – TTF)

Frozen free Type is a lovely (lil’ bit retro) font designed by Ricardo Veloso, made for design work.

Frozen free Type

Designed by Ricardo Veloso

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Grand Hotel Font (1 Style – OTF)

Grand Hotel finds its inspiration from the title screen of the 1937 film “Cafe Metropole” starring Tyrone Power. This condensed upright connecting script has a classic vibe to it.

Grand Hotel Font

Designed by Brian J. Bonislawsky and Jim Lyles

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Quarks (2 Styles – OTF)

Quark is a fundamental particle and is an important component of matter, the quarks are the only elementary particles in the standard model of particle physics, which can react with a strong base is the fourth kind. Quark structure of the design of the font. “Living room”, which is the perfect high. Cut the ends rounded off. For use with all types of work.

Quark

Designed by Typomancer

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Dude (12 Styles – OTF)

Dude is a reverse contrast cowboy font thats got true grit. It’s not about weight, its about style. Twelve different serif styles inspired by country musics legends. Whiskey drinking, train hopping, fist fighting, hard loving, prison breaking, men and women, who poured their hearts out in song.

Dude Font

Designed by Dan Gneiding

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Venera (5 Styles – OTF)

Venera is a typeface in 5 weights that captures the futuristic forms of the space race. Featuring full language support in each weight, its extended format is versatile with unique character.

Venera

Designed by Joe Prince

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Barkentina (1 Style – OTF)

Barkentina is a display typeface, focused on elegant, stylish and art-deco looking print and web materials. The font is equipped with a wide range of OpenType features. Barkentina is a new font with full set of correct Bulgarian Cyrillic letters, it also contains Ligatures and Small Caps.

This typeface has an excellent legibility even in small sizes and is free for personal use.

Barkentina

Designed by Kiril Zlatkov

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Coneria Script (2 Styles – TTF)

A lovely Script typeface designed by Måns Grebäck, comes in 2 styles (regular and slanted) and is for personal use only.

Coneria Script

Designed by Måns Grebäck

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Fineness (3 Styles – TTF)

A beautiful Sans Serif font that is free for personal use, if you want to use it commercially make sure to donate to the designer.

Fineness Free Font

Designed by Asley Cruz

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Thirsty Script – Bold Shadow (1 Style – OTF)

Thirsty Script from Yellow Design Studio is a contemporary script conceived as a marriage of elements from vintage signage scripts, Wisdom Script, Deftone Stylus, and Lobster. The result is a typeface with a ‘new meets vintage’ vibe. It’s friendly with an edge .. a mixture of retro script, modern sans serif, and a shot of caffeine. Alas only one style is for free, Thirsty Script Bold Shadow.

Thirsty Script

Designed by Yellow Design Studio

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Twentytwelve Slab (3 Styles – TTF)

Twentytwelve Slab is a gorgeous new Slab Serif, designed by Dom Catapano. This Slab Serif comes in 3 styles, Light, Regular and bold and makes a great font for headings.

Twentytwelve Slab

Designed by Dom Catapano

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Shket Regular (1 Style – OTF)

Font in development. Shket is a modern sans serif designed to be used at big point sizes, for example in spread headers or posters. Unlike many of the fonts that are given for free, Shket offers a pretty big charset that will cover many languages and symbols, making it ideal for any design job.

Shket Regular

Designed by Juan Francisco Garrido

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ZwoDrei Bold (1 Style – TTF)

Superb headline font designed by Lukas Bischoff, the Bold version of this font is free for personal use only. If you want to use this font for commercial use, you must buy the commercial version which includes a regular version.

ZwoDrei Bold

Designed by Lukas Bischoff

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Lovelo Free Font (2 Styles – OTF)

Lovelo free font is remake of the original Lovelo Inline.

Lovelo Free Font

Designed by Renzler Design

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Author: Jan Rajtoral

Jan Rajtoral AKA Gonzo the Great is the Founder of and Designer at gonzodesign, providing design services across the full spectrum of Brand Identity, Graphic Design, Print and Advertising Design & Website Design.

4 comments

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  1. Thank you for sharing.
    “Lovelo Free Font” is beautiful.

    • Hi Sumit,

      thanks for your comment and glad you liked my collection! Oh yeah, looooving the Lovelo Font myself! Only found out that I can only install 2 styles, and on an Apple you can install 3 styles, .. ehr? Anyhowz, hope you’ll have fun with Lovelo, cheers & ciao!

  2. Thank you! “Barkentina” is beautiful.

    • Hi Dod,

      .. nice to see you here as well ;-P But yeah, Barkentina is a great font .. there’s only one problem: alas, it’s just one style! Hope to see more styles of this gorgeous font to make it a great corporate typeface? Anyhowz, smell you laters on Path buddy!

      Thanks for your comment, take care dude! Cheers & Ciao!