The 100 best free fonts

Updated for 2017! Here's a selection of the best free fonts, from geometric sans-serif typefaces to stylish script serifs.

56. Bobber

Free fonts Bobber

We think it'd look create on an illustration portfolio

Format: Ai

More vintage? You bet! Bobber is a classic font developed by Brazilian typograher Lucas Perdido and Russian graphic designer Dmitry Goloub.

Described as an "alternative slab serif", the font is totally free and the guys are happy for you to use it for commercial purposes. We think it'd look create on an illustration portfolio, for those of you that love all things vintage!

57. Delicate

Free fonts Delicate

Need a minimal serif stencil? Look no further than Delicate...

Format: TTF

For a minimal option, French studio FAAK&PAAT's Delicate is an elegant serif stencil with a contemporary geometric twist. The classy design is available in three versions; rounded, bold and strict, and is free for both personal and commercial use.

58. Forum

Free fonts Forum

The font's intended use is for headings and titles

Format: Google Web Font

Designed by Russian graphic designer Denis Masharov, 'Forum' is just one of the many fonts this man is responsible for. Currently working for Time Out Moscow, Denis has been a professional typographer since 2008.

The font's intended use is for headings and titles, but we're sure it would look great in set body text too! It's classic feel is clear to see, with its clever arches and direct lines. If you love this font, we suggest you check out the rest of Masharov's creations. The man's a genius!

59. Glamor

Free fonts Glamor

Glamor has a beautiful classical style

Format: OTF/TTF

Glamor is a free font created by 26-year-old French graphic designer Hendrick Rolandez. Designed in 2013, Glamor includes a set of 24 fonts, from light to bold, with more than 200 unique characters for each font.

60. Johanna

Free fonts Johanna

We love the slight vintage feel to this one

Format: TTF

Johanna is a modular typeface based on six basic modules and as a result, there are 147 glyphs of versatility in each style. It was created by Spanish graphic designer Adrià Gómez and also comes in an italic version.

We love the slight vintage feel to this one and think it could be used best in web design. The colours that Gómez has used to showcase the font are also a brilliant touch.

61. True Love

Free fonts True Love

Davide Cariani's free font was inspired by old school tattoo typography

Format: TTF

Davide Cariani is a UX designer and web developer with a passion for typography, which led to him creating this entry in our list. True Love was created in his spare time and his first type experiment. Inspired by old-school tattoo fonts, glyphs available include letters, numbers, dash and dot.

62. Valentina

Free fonts Valentina

It is compiled of 457 glyphs, with 125 alternative lower cases or the 46 ligatures

Format: OTF

Produced by Spanish typographer Pedro Arilla, Valentina is described as a sincere tribute to his grandmother; which is where the name also stems from.

A self-professed minimalist, Pedro created Valentina as a classic didone. Incorportating many antique Spanish techniques with influences of Bodoni, Valentina is great for editorial purposes. It is compiled of 457 glyphs, with 125 alternative lower cases or the 46 ligatures.

63. WalkOn

Free fonts Walkon

Add a splash of class to your corporate designs with WalkOn

Format: Ai

Designed by Hong Kong-based creative Hanson Chan, Walk On is a retro font fusing an Art Deco feel with a contemporary approach. It was originally designed as a corporate typeface for fashion brand Wang & Lynch, but is now available for free download.

With simple shapes and reduced ornamental structures, WalkOn is well-suited for headlines but can also be utilised for editorial copy thanks to its vast set of alternate letterforms and numerals. Simply email Chan to request the file.

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