Category Archives: Fonts & Typography

Insurance company logos

Preferred colors for insurance company logos are blue and green. The color green represents growth, peace, and nature. Blue, on the other hand, symbolizes peace and harmony. In insurance, a good logo is instantly recognizable, allows  the customer to associate the company with important qualities like trust and protection, and  also establishes loyalty.

A listing of creative life insurance company logos from throughout the industry.

 

Color Scheme

The client specified two colors that it wants to see in the logo: green and blue. The color green represents growth, peace, and nature. Blue, on the other hand, symbolizes peace and harmony.

Creative Typography as Art

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type in order to make language visible. Since the rise of digital typography, this beautiful art has known a huge expansion in styles.

Black Friday 2013 logos

Free Fonts Part 2

Some of the best free fonts you can download and use. From vintage fonts to graffiti design or  handwriting fonts.

Urban Jungle

Urban-Jungle-graffiti-font

This beautiful typeface is perfect for creating stand out graffiti-style posters and flyers.

El&font Block

elefont

Brilliant graffiti design font

Archive

archive2 font

This contemporary font is great for use in projects that need a ballsy display font.

Acorn

acorn

This handwriting-inspired font is suited for a good, clean and fresh design.

Benthem

benthem font

This is a font that’s perfect for headers or posters

Locksmith

locksmith

This is a gorgeous font that allows typography to be used at its best

RBNo2

chemistry

This font is inspired by late 19’th century industrial fonts with german roots regarding straightness and geometry.

Weston

weston

This font is suitable for modification in logos and headlines and may spice up the design by adding a not-your-usual-font-choice effect. 

Dude

dude

Dude is a reverse contrast cowboy font that’s all about style. 

Miso

miso

The Miso font was designed with architects in mind and provides a clean and narrow typeface that’s suitable for small text but also for headlines and logos.

Bariol

bariol

This font is readable at small scales and can be used as corporate typography, packaging design, infographics or even editorial design.

Cubic Sans

cubicsans

Cubic Sans is a new display font based on the original Comic Sans, created by modifing its strokes using a cube as a brush. 

Geogram

geogram

Geogram typeface is a new font exploration based on modern shape geometric forms. 

Blanch

blanch

Blanch is a traditional font with a contemporary feel.

Manteka

manteka

Manteka was crafted especially for use in print, but equally has a spectacular web performance.

Mission Script

missionscript

Mission Script is a signage-lovers dream; condensed, casual, sweet, and sincere.

400ml Type

400ml

This font is a clean and little playful type and is based on the idea of combining graffiti glyphs with graphic glyphs.

Geared

geared

Geared is an industrial inspired Condensed Slab Serif that comes in 4 weights – thin, regular, bold and extrabold.

Ghang

ghang

Brilliant graffiti-inspired design font

Johanna

johanna

Slight vintage feel font.

Silverfake

silverfakeThis vintage font is presented in contemporary curves that make the font applicable for both retro and modern designs and it contains only capital letters but also some alternate characters are also included.

Free Fonts Part 1

Some of the best free font you can download and use today. Some of these fonts can be used on web projects, but be sure to check the terms.

Fail 

fail

This grunge typeface does anything but what its name suggest! This cool font is free for personal use only.

Sketch Block

sketch block handwriting font

This hand-sketched headline font was designed by artist Lukas Bischoff. Sketch Block makes a perfect handwriting font to create or to supplement illustrations with typography. Available free for personal use only.

Govote

govotea

Craig Ward created this free font last year in support of the GoVote campaign, which aimed to encourage people to vote in the US presidential election.

Langdon

langdon font

Langdon is a free typeface from XLN Telecom and leading graphic designer, illustrator and typographer Steven Bonner. Langdon is available as a free download and can be used privately and commercially with no restrictions.

Bohema

bohema old font

Perfect for old retro designs, Bohema is ideal for headlines, editorial letterings, branding and merchandising. The regular alternative style demo is a free download.

Airbag

airbag

The slab serif typeface is the Stratford’s first, the designer creating a full set of uppercase letters, numbers and a few special characters.

Linux Libertine

linux libertine

Linux Libertine was designed by the Libertine Open Fonts Project and, according to Wikipedia, ‘aims to create free and open alternatives to proprietary typefaces such as Times Roman’.

Papier Sans

papier

This crafty little handwritten entry in our free fonts list comes to us courtesy of SMeltery, the French independent font factory.

Museo Sans 500

museo sans

This extremely popular font is part of the Museo family of fonts, and you can get both the Sans 500 and Sans 500 Italic versions for free.

Museo Slab 500

slab

Museo Slab is a weighty font that packs a serious punch. If you thought a free Museo sans font was good, there’re also two Museo Slab variants to accompany it.

Lobster

lobster

Lobster is a compact and legible calligraphy-based script font that works in both upper and lowercase, and can also be used on the web

Bevan

15bevan

This is Vernon Adams’ reimagining of a traditional 1930s slab serif by Heinrich Jost. The letterforms have been digitised, reshaped and optimised for the web.

Typode

atrest

Experimental new font created by typographer Santiago Ortiz. You can skew, stretch and twist the font to your heart’s content.

Roboto Slab

roboto

Google has released a new serif font, Roboto Slab and has made it available for anyone to download and use in their own projects.

Ink In The Meat

ink

The free version (for personal use) of this tattoo font is partial and doesn’t contain any numbers.

KanKin

kankin

This contemporary yet old English style’ sans serif it’s perfect for posters, logos, print and web.

Nexa: light and bold

nexa light and bold

The Nexa font family includes 16 styles & weights. The font family has great legibility, and works very well as a headline font.

Grand Hotel

grand hotel

This font has a classic weight and subtlety that make you think of artisan signage and craft, but its cursive lowercase lends itself to a host of different uses.

Moonshiner

moonshiner

This font lacks accents and support for some common characters, but as a heading font – especially for graphic design work – it’s a great, free option.

DECO NEUE

deco neue old font

This cool “old” font is completely free for both personal and commercial use, and this sharp sans serif, with its very low crossbar height for certain letters, instantly reminds us of the 30’s.

Oranienbaum

oranie-font

Based on classics like Bodini, this font has pronounced serifs and makes a great headlines.

Barkentina

barkentina

The font has a full set of correct Bulgarian Cyrillic letters, some lovely ligatures and is packed with personality. Free for personal use.

Source Sans Pro

source sans

Optimised for use in user interfaces, Source Sans Pro has great legibility, and is also one of the web-friendly free fonts available via Google Web Fonts.

Source Code Pro

source code font

Use this font for dev environments and interface designs. This font is geared towards people looking for a font to use in a dev environment/interface.