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7 best places to find Creative Fonts

It can be very difficult digging around the web to find the perfect font for a project. Because every designer knows that the wrong font at the wrong place can change the course of a project. Fonts are not only used to communicate, but to resonate with the audience. That’s why it’s so important to use the right font in each of your projects.

It can be very difficult digging around the web to find the perfect font for a project. Because every designer knows that the wrong font at the wrong place can change the course of a project. Fonts are not only used to communicate, but to resonate with the audience. That’s why it’s so important to use the right font in each of your projects.
To help save your some time, we’ve bring list of 7 best font sites from where you can find the perfect font. You can explore and get lost in these archives. There are so many cool small sites which offers amazing and unique fonts but in our opinion these sites have got some serious collection to choose from. Each site varies in price point, but there are some free options listed as well.

Google Fonts

Another feather in the cap of Google is Google Fonts. All of the fonts on the Google Fonts site are open source. You can modify them or use them for commercial use, and they are all free. One of the major downfall of the site is is that the they haven’t mentioned categories very specific. For example if you’re looking for Wedding fonts category then you need to tight your shoes and be ready to go through hundreds of pages of the site to find the perfect font. But according to us best thing about Google fonts is collection. You can create the collection of fonts that you liked and download all of them at single click. simply click “add to collection” for anything you’d like to download. Once you’ve selected all your fonts, just click on download button on the top right corner. All the fonts will be downloaded under one .zip folder from which you can simply extract and use them. Unzip and double click the .otf or .ttf files to install. You can even use the web versions of Google Fonts to place fonts directly onto your website.

Font Space

Missed category section in Google Fonts? Font Space has resolved the issue by adding numerous categories to choose from. Font Space has huge collection of icons. Right now there are more than 32,000 fonts. On Font Space designers from around the world can upload their icons. Their designer community size is 2160 and they’ve more than 600,000 members on their site. Just like any other site you can select the font and download .zip folder of it. Unzip and double click the .otf or .ttf files to install.

Font Squirrel

Font Squirrel is the number one place to find 100% free for commercial use fonts. It’s very hard to find quality freeware that is licensed for commercial work. Font Squirrel has done the hard work for you by hand-selecting fonts and presenting them in an easy-to-use format. Font Squirrel has very easy filters. If you are finding any specific fonts then apply filters from right side section and you’re ready to go. Though Font Squirrel do not have that much bigger font library compare to its competitor but they’ve upper hand while its come to quality. One other good feature of this site is it has a font identifier where you can upload an image of a font you have that you are trying to match.

DaFont

DaFont is one of the oldest sites to find fonts for your commercial use. DaFont has been active there from long period of time. DaFont has a very good collection of icons in many categories. Just like some other sites, DaFont’s library is also user generated that means any designer can upload their fonts. Since its user generated library, we advise you to read all the license terms carefully before using any font.

Font Spring

Font Spring offers thousands of fonts with licensing for desktop, web, ebooks, and apps. Font Spring has a unique license which lets you use a font on as many projects as you like without an annual fee. One of the greatest parts of the site is the Font Matcherator. If you don’t know the name of a font, the Mathcherator lets you upload an image of a font to find any similar fonts.

Font Shop

Font Shop is another source for beautiful fonts but good part is it not only has fonts, it’s also is a great resource for typography. They also do feature some exciting news about design industry and give a good platform to designers by showcasing their work. Font Shop has different prices for different licenses but they also have some free fonts as well.

MyFonts

Unlike others, MyFonts is just not the site where you can download your icons. Its much more than that. MyFonts is marketplace for fonts where designer can sell their fonts and can earn from it. They have everything that one marketplace needs. To their users they are also providing an option to download icons in bundles and periodically they provide exciting offers which help users very much. They also have some social media like features where you can follow the designer and can get update whenever he uploads new fonts. Along with their pricing plans, you can find so many free icons too.

Conclusion

Hopefully, this list will help you find icons for your project. We try to cover best sites that will be useful for you in a long run. We will constantly try to update this list so you can find new and exciting sources of fonts. Meanwhile you can also check our other articles which shows great sources to find other design assets.

Best of luck in your search!

 

 

 

 

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