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9 fonts you should have in your graphic design tool kit

Growing up, I’ve always been a tech geek – building websites, going to HTML classes at the local library or, while everyone else was collecting Pokemon cards, stocking up on the latest font. Digital fonts have descended from the more traditional and classic art of sign writing and are now readily available from numerous libraries of cool and artistic fonts. Using basic photoshop skills (or even MS Paint!) and a collection of fonts up your sleeve, you’ll be ready to create some beautiful, Pinterest-worthy graphics for your blog or website.

Basic Title Font – perfect for extra information or simplistic lettering.

Basic title font

Beauty and the Beast – would be ideal for a logo with the additional extras of swirls and stars!

Beauty and the Beast Font

Bromello –handwritten fonts are so popular these days and finding a legible one can often be difficult. Bromello is a wonderful combination of flare and subtlety.

Bromello Font

Fish and Chips – a fairly simple font that’s great for logos that feature ‘and’s.

Fish and Chips font

Sweet Pea – a beautiful font with rounded letters, flicks and finesse.

Sweet pea font

Social Icons – designing a webpage and need social media icons? Download this font for a quick and easy way to create them.

Social Icons Font

Travelling Typewriter – a hint of vintage with a rugged typewriter look.

travelling typewriter font

Banner – creating a banner couldn’t be simpler with this easy-to-use font.

Banner font

Angeline Vintage – a handwritten font with a crackled finish.

angeline vintage fonts

Need some help downloading the font?

  1. Click download
  2. Locate the folder in your downloads folder. It will be a zip file.
  3. Double click the folder and ‘unzip’ it.
  4. Double click the file that either ends in ‘.otf’ or ‘.ttf’
  5. Your font should automatically* upload to your fonts library

*If the font does not automatically upload, locate your fonts folder in the control panel. Click ‘add font’ and find the file in your hard drive.

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