They say that a picture is worth 1000 words. If that’s true, then the typeface you use is worth at least a few hundred. You know as well as I do, that your font choice can make or break your design project. I thought that it was time to share some new free fonts you can add to your library. In this collection, you’ll find modern fonts, vintage fonts, specialty and novelty fonts, and you’ll find fonts that you would use in unique situations. Check out this collection of best free fonts 2017 edition.
I have a huge collection of fonts on my computer. You will, too if you check out my past free font collections. The way I keep them organized, is to break them down into specific styles or project uses. I have a folder of vintage fonts. Also have a folder of modern fonts. I also have a folder with a collection of my favorite fonts that I use more often for projects. As you are working, you’ll develop your own favorite set of fonts that you use as your go to fonts for most of your projects. These types of fonts are the ones that you can use flexibly for a variety of different purposes. The collection below is sure to have some fonts you’ll want to add to your collection.
Knucklehead is a single weight vintage typeface. It has 3 different styles. One of which you can download for free.
Noto Sans is a free font designed by Google. It supports 800 languages and 1000s of characters. That makes Noto Sans a pretty flexible font.
Octanis is a bold font that is ideal for headlines. It comes in 10 different styles, so you’ll want this one for its flexibility and variety.
This simple, loveable font was created specificly for clean, lovable logos. Hopefully this one won’t get overused and thrown into the same category of fonts like Helvetica.
This font is made as a tribute to Adrian Frutiger, and is made specificly for UIs in mind. It’s highly readable, and flexible, with 4 different styles.
Cabo Slab & Cabo Rounded
Meant as premium fonts, these two have free samples you can download. Chances are, you’ll end up wanting the full fonts in your collection.
Cheque is a vintage font that is specifically for display purposes.
Designed for Mozilla OS, Fira Sans comes in a whopping 16 weights and 2 styles, which are Roman and Italic.
Remember 2001 – A Space Odyssey? Yup, that’s right, this bold, squared typeface is inspired by that movie. This font definitely has a unique presence.
Knox is a wide vintage typeface, and you can download a free weight using the link below.
Free for personal use, this tall, elegant font has 12 different weights. It is great for display projects.
This vintage font comes in 2 styles and even comes with a commercial license.
This is another free font with a personal and commercial license! It’s a unique, bold, slightly rounded font that has such a unique look. I can’t wait to use this in something!
It seems like vintage fonts are all the rage, as Milton Grotesque adds to the list of growing vintage fonts I have.
I love layered fonts. You can use each piece by itself, or you can mix and match them to create a bunch of different combinations. Aemstel does this well, and you can pick it up via the link below.
Rowo is a free, hand made brush font to give your design work some variety. It gives your work an organic feel.
Anurati is a futuristic typeface that takes some parts of the typeface away, but leaves just enough so you can still read it.
A calligraphy script typeface, this elegant font is yours for free. It will instantly add a touch of class to any design.
Despite the hilarious name, this unique font is great. It has character, and I could see using it for a lot of fun projects. It has a look you can’t ignore.
Obake is super tall, and has a great look. It’s tall and narrow, making it a great choice for tight spaces.
Conclusion: Best Free Fonts 2017
I hope you’ve enjoyed this collection of free fonts is much as I have. I was blown away at some of the stuff that you could find for free on the web. It’s hard to say which one of these fonts is my favorite, but I’d have to say Gorgeous and Cookit are pretty high on my list. I can think of several projects that I could use these fonts for right now. Which one of these free fonts is your favorite? I’d love to hear from you so please post your favorite font choice in the comment section below.