8 free handwriting fonts for 2017

2017 has already given us a bounty of free handwriting fonts. Here we pick the best of the best.

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Need to add a personal feel to your designs? A decent handwriting font can really help to add a fun and friendly feel to whatever you’re working on. And the good news is, there are some great free handwriting fonts that won’t cost you a penny. 

In this post, we bring together the best free handwriting fonts to surface in 2017 so far. Some are free for use in your personal projects only, while others are free for commercial use too. Check them out below, and then make sure you bookmark this page so you can come back to them again and again.

01. Zuey Handwriting

Zuey Handwriting is a fun font that comes in two flavours

Zuey Handwriting is a quirky handwriting font with two styles: Regular and Outline. Including upper- and lowercase characters, numbers and punctuation, this fun sans-serif was created by Australian type designer Kirsty Hatswell. Zuey Handwriting is free for personal use only.

02. Noelan

Clean calligraphy font Noelan Script is free, even for commercial use

Noelan Script is a modern calligraphy typeface from Indonesian designer Ndro Adv. With a clean and modern design, it includes upper- and lowercase characters, numbers, punctuation, alternates for easy mixing and matching, and a range of international characters. Noelan Script is free for both personal and commercial use.

03. Handycheera

Handycheera is a script font with oodles of style

Handycheera is a cool script font that’s packed with swashes and alternates. It includes upper- and lowercase characters, numbers, punctuation, and a variety of international characters. Created by Jakarta-based designer Situjuh Nazara, this stylish font is free for personal use only.

04. Hallelujah Font

Use free handwriting font Hallelujah for logos, headers and more

Hallelujah is a free handwritten font you can use to add the personal touch to logos, headers, posters, T-shirts, packaging, business cards and more. Created by Pixifield Studio in Makassar, Indonesia, it includes upper- and lowercase characters. Hallelujah is free for personal use only.

05. Mightype

Free font Mightype offers a light and delicate touch

Mightype is a hand-lettered script font that helps add a light, delicate and refined look to your designs. Including upper- and lowercase letters, numbers and punctuation, it’s the creation of AF Studio, a font foundry led by Adam Fathony Haris. Mightype is free for both personal and commercial use. 

06. Northern Lights

Brushed script font Hello Stockholm is deliberately imperfect

Hello Stockholm is a fun, deliberately imperfect, brushed script font influenced heavily by Scandinavian minimalism. Including uppercase and lowercase alternates and multilingual support, this font could work well in everything from wedding invitations to advertising posters, Instagram posts to T-shirt designs. The creation of Finnish designer Mats-Peter Forss, this font is free for personal use.

07. Wildera

Wildera is based on an Instagram calligraphy project

Wildera is a handwritten typeface that New York designer and illustrator Lauren Lee created based on her calligraphy project on Instagram. “I wanted my typeface to be feminine with a bite, suitable for sweet and sarcastic copy,” she explains. The font includes stylised lowercase and uppercase characters and ligatures. Wildera is free for both personal and commercial use.

08. Selima

Selima makes fresh and original uses of irregular shapes

Selima is a fresh and original brush script font from Jroh Creative, a creative agency based in Indonesia. With an unusual baseline and geometrical forms beautifully irregular shapes, this display font offers a great combination of style and legibility. Selima is free for both personal and commercial use.