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10 Gorgeous Premium Fonts Worth Buying

I know that some of you will ask me why should they buy a font when there are so many free alternatives? Well…because sometimes beauty has its price. A premium font can require more time to create and it comes with more than one feature. Check out these new fonts which are not only good looking but also affordable.

Melany Lane

Melany Lane is a flourishy script based on traditional letterforms, but with the added quirks and warmth of hand-drawn type.

 

Semilla

This font is the work of Alejandro Paul, who spent a lot of time perfecting it. With Semilla, my normal routine went out the window. My life for a while was all Bezier all the time. No special analog or digital brushes or pens were used in drawing these forms. They’re the product of a true Bezier process, all starting with a point creating a curve to another point, which draws a curve to another point, and so on. It’s a very time-consuming process, but at the end I am satisfied that it can get to pretty much the same results easier and more traditional methods accomplish.

 

Shelby

Shelby is a monoline, semi-connected script typeface based on hand lettering created with a Speedball ‘B’ metal nib. It has a natural appearance of handwriting, yet its style yields enough strength to be used for a variety of purposes – such as headlines, logos and eye catching call-outs. Shelby features several automatic ligatures, stylistic and contextual alternates along with 20 ornaments that have been designed to further its handwritten look.

 

Streetscript

Streetscript is a contemporary upright(ish) script with a modern, streetwise edge. It contains a wealth of OpenType goodies and is equipped with enough language support to cover most Latin-based languages.

 

Brix Slab

Brix Slab is a robust slab serif family with subtle details. It’s optimized for longer texts and highly readable in small sizes. Brix Slab is intended to be used in applications like magazines, newspapers and digital devices. It also works great as a corporate typeface.

 

Too Sweet To Eat

Too Sweet To Eat is a hand-drawn font that has many variations because you can choose from simple outline version, only shadow version, normal version and filling version. If You put one on another then you have a great possibility to apply different colors on different layers. That makes your letters multicolor. Great stuff for decorative writings, posters, informal stationery.

 

Air

In B-movie awesomeness, Air began as Grotesk vs. Grotesque. I was trying to unify the prevailing traits of German and English Grotes(que/k)s in order to make something different but familiar. I am NOT trying to reinvent Helvetica (snore), so get that out of your system. From the onset, I intended this typeface to be a true workhorse that offers infinite options and flexibility for the user. Alejandro Paul

 

Pluto

Type designer Hannes von Döhren has created Pluto, a sweet type family consisting of 16 Uprights and 16 Italics; 32 fonts in all. The fonts are informal and friendly at first sight and lend themselves to display settings, however the straight and upright architecture of Pluto also makes it perfect for longer copy.

 

Mishka

Mishka is a classy upright script, closely related to Emil Bertell’s recent Barber and Pepita Script releases. Mishka has clear letterforms yet plenty of options for more decorative custom headlines. Turn on Swash, Stylistic Alternates or Contextual Alternates in any Opentype savvy program, or pick any of the extra alternates from the glyph panel.

 

Gelato Script

Gelato Script is a smooth-flowing typeface with an air of familiarity. Influenced by both formal scripts and mid-Twentieth Century hand lettering.

 

 

 

Bogdan

Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.

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