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30 Very Hot Premium Fonts For Designers

Even though these fonts are not free, they are extremely affordable, very well made and you can see the attention to details and to perfection on each font. Even these demo images are little pieces of art, so you can image how awesome your project will look if you use one of these typefaces. So, check them out and maybe you’ll find something useful in these 30 premium fonts.

Mishka

Mishka is a classy upright script, closely related to Emil Bertell’s recent releases. Mishka has clear letterforms yet plenty of options for more decorative custom headlines.

Populaire

Populaire is a hand-drawn font that mimics true handcrafted lettering. Counting 4 glyphs for each letter, the laborious kerning table ensures that the glyphs are really exchangeable. Yet, there’s a cool set of ornaments and a kind-of-magic OpenType feature.

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. The power of OpenType is used with precision in the Contextual Alternate feature to make sure letters connect seamlessly, t’s cross where they can and swashes don’t crash into neighboring glyphs.

PF Din Text Pro

The DIN Text series was based on the original standards but was completely redesigned to fit typographic requirements and includes condensed and compressed versions. Completed in 2002, it was first released and published in Parachute’s award-winning 2003 catalog and was an instant hit.

Centrale Sans

Centrale Sans is a modern sans serif typeface. Geometric by nature, Centrale Sans is characterized by some humanistic features, resulting in a more warm and friendly look.

Mr Moustache

Extra thin letters, condensed and with a handwritten touch, Mr Moustache gives a warm and friendly feeling to your layout. Mix upper- and lowercase letters according to your own liking. Furthermore, choose between a Unicase and an almost Unicase appearance.

Pluto Italics

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.

Burgues Script

Burgues Script is an ode to the late 19th century American calligrapher Louis Madarasz, whose legendary pen has inspired schools of penmanship for over 100 years. His talent has caused some people to call him “the most skillful penman the world has ever known.”

Carolyna

Carolyna is an elegant, yet whimsically handwritten calligraphy font that was created with readability in mind. It uses open-type features to assist with letter flow and to give each creation that modern, hand-lettered touch. With over 1000 characters, there are many stylistic alternates to choose from, tons of foreign characters so you can write in other languages, and fun swashes to give headings a little something extra.

Emily Lime

Emily Lime is the namesake font – and the first of many to come from this up and coming foundry. It’s a fun, fully connected script with open type features to help with flow and readability. This great handwriting font includes other features to help make each creation unique and interesting – swashes, letter embellishments, alternates, etc.

Polyspring

This font was hand-drawn based on Italia Condensed typeface from Keystone Foundry from circa 1906. Loaded with stylish ornaments and flourishing alternates for all its letters and numbers, this font is a terrific toolbox for display purposes.

Dynascript

Typography enters the Space Age! Dynascript brings the ease of “Pushbutton Automatic” to your typesetting experience. Dynascript is actually Two fonts in One–without switching fonts you can instantly change from Dynascript’s connecting font to the non-connecting italic with the simple push of a button.

Seaside

This contrast grotesque works well in text sizes and in large ones. Here are two sub-families: contrast and most contrast Display.

Design System

Design System is a great type system consisted of 5X7X2=70 font styles from 70s-style simple square sans to the widest style of all time that are best for titles, logo and text. Their simple form does not limit the target of design and can be used for any creative work. Additionally they all have been designed not to provide a feeling of strangeness when they are used in mixture each others.

Fatta

Huge, bold and friendly. With original fat curves & paintbrush terminals. Fatta is Miguel Hernandez font, an ultra black humanist sans. It has three variants: Regular, Italic & Italic Swash, which allow the user to compose display text in a dynamic range of expression for posters, logotype & fashion.

Mountain goat

Calypso

Calypso was inspired by the dance of the same name, and its flowing lines suggest the rhythms of Caribbean / Latin American music. Ideal for tourist literature, album sleeve art, packaged foods or other products with a Caribbean / Latin flavor.

Lignette

Lignette Script is an elegant monoline font consisting of 535 glyphs, with a wide range of languages covered (including Greek) and 71 beautiful ligatures. Please make sure to use applications that support OpenType features.

Sofia City

Sofia City is a decorative hand-drawn family that can be used on both formal and informal occasions.  It has a dual personality: One time it looks like unfinished contours of a sans serif, and the other – like a very thin serif.

Singela

Oyster

The Oyster family is the handiest toolkit if you’re in that hand-drawn mood. It counts 3 styles: regular, counterless and outlines (hand-drawn outlines, not digital ones!). Each style has an alternate version, providing flexibility and uniqueness to your designs.

Team Toon

Let’s hear a cheer for good, old fashioned cartoon casual fonts, two of them in fact. Team Spirit and Toon Casual are definitely not short on attitude. They’re full of pep and spirit and lots of big fun shapes designed to get your team motivated.

Alpine Script

Get creative with the adventurous new brush casual Alpine Script from Charles Borges de Oliveira. This stunning typeface contains 29 alternate characters waiting to be explored.

Bettendorff

Bettendorff is one of two new ‘Masthead’ typefaces from Greater Albion. This 1900’s inspired face makes the construction of ribbon or cartouche banners and mastheads the simple work of a few moments.

Eurostile

Franklin Gothic

Sone

Berimbau

Berimbau is a whimsical narrow hand-drawn typeface. It’s stylish, versatile and loaded with amazing OpenType features that do their magic in OpenType savvy applications. Its sprightly swashes and twisting stylistic alternates (say that 3 times fast!) play together to deliver a really cool contextual feature that, in a push-button way, substitutes the first letter in a word with its left swash version and the last letter with its right swash version (please type a space before and after the words).

Catorze27

Catorze27 is a typeface inspired by northern Portuguese modernist lettering. Wrought iron is a widely used element on Portuguese architecture and, as such, the typeface started after collecting several photographs of modernist iron signage in several cities in the north of Portugal, specially in Espinho, Porto, Ponte de Lima and Viana do Castelo.

Sommet Slab Round

Sommet Slab Round is the latest in the Sommet series, designed as a slab serif companion to Sommet Rounded. The typeface features slightly wider counters to accommodate the serifs and this more generous whitespace allows the typeface to display well on-screen and as a webfont.

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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