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The Must-Have Fonts for Graphic Designers and Font Lovers

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Whether you love to use fun and interesting fonts in your work or simply in everyday use, this must-have list of everything from serifs to scripts and more should be right up your alley. Thanks to the ever-growing foundry of Envato Market, you'll find fantastic fonts below to suit all of your design needs!

Serif

Serifs are wonderful fonts for all of your classy, professional needs. They work fantastically for corporate branding, print media, and an assortment of other font needs. I'm especially fond of serifs for classy logotypes.

Gardener Font

This font merges organic forms with the rigidity of a serif. I love it for adding a homemade touch to packaging or print design that needs an organic, home-grown feel.

Gardener Font

Typewriter

This font is great for when you need an old-timey typewriter look to your design. I especially like the attention to detail in the inconsistent letterforms that a real typewriter would produce.

Typewriter

Increment Font

This font has two style sets: one with a slight serif and another with dramatic curves. They blend together wonderfully to give your text a classy, bold look.

Increment Font

Rocking Bones

This vintage-inspired serif is great for logotypes and print design (especially apparel). With a hand-printed alternative style and some bonus vectors, this font gives you everything you need for some killer vintage designs.

Rocking Bones

Qumberland Slab - Clean Strong Bold Font

What's a serif collection without some bold slab serif fonts? Qumberland is a bold addition to any designer's font collection without being as strong as your usual slab serif.

Global

This fashion-inspired serif is a fantastic addition to any font collection focused on creating creative headers or print designs. The mix between thick and thin lines makes for a great set of glyphs for sure.

Global

Violina Typeface 

This serif font has a fun retro feel while maintaining a sophisticated style. With plenty of alternative glyphs, Violina is sure to give your work a unique edge.

Violina typeface

Quincy CF

Quincy is a beautiful, classy font family featuring multilingual support, italics, and more. When you're in need of an alternative serif to the usual suspects, having such an elegant font as Quincy in your collection is a sure-fire hit.

Quincy CF

MORVA Typeface 

Morva comes not only with elegant letterforms but also with fun flourishes in the form of the alternative MORVA Typeface

The Goldsmith

Goldsmith is an interesting serif for sure. With alternative upper and lowercase characters and carefully handmade letterforms, this font is a great answer to compiling unique typographic imagery for a variety of design jobs.

The Goldsmith

Script

Script fonts range from handwriting to calligraphic masterpieces. They're fantastic for creative logotypes, headers, and t-shirt designs. Check out the selection of fonts below for a taste of some of my favorites.

Anastasya Confession

You'll find this font under the serifs, but it's a glorious brush-script that I recommend highly for branding, social media content, and more.

Anastasya Confession

The Sectione Bright Script

I adore this brush script. A bold, flat edge creates each letterform for that hand-painted, brilliantly drawn style that few can create themselves.

The sectione bright script

Humble Script

The letters of Humble Script dance across any page, screen, or content you create with it. Perfect for marketing materials or logotypes, this script has a fun and fast hand-drawn feel.

Humble Script

Moonface Script

Moonface Script is a great answer for sports and ballpark-styled script fonts. Perfect for apparel and other design work, this font features some fantastic swishing shapes within its letterforms.

Moonface Script

Natasya ( Logo Type )

Big, rounded script fonts are a must for a designer's collection. Any type lover can appreciate the style options within this open type font.

Natasya  Logo Type

Akula- Dry Brush Font

Dry-brushed fonts are such a great addition to your collection for marketing materials and print design. Akula is a great example of that style.

Akula- Dry Brush Font

Merno Script

For a more sophisticated hand-lettered style, Merno Script is the font for you. Logotypes, headings, and more are a quick fix with this elegant script.

Merno Script

Chasing Embers

I love a good hand-brushed font. A font like this goes wonderfully with watercolor or ink wash textures, allowing users to mimic a truly handmade style.

Chasing Embers

Jailheart Hand Typeface

The letterforms and glyphs in this font are fantastic, but when they're paired with a texture, they really shine as a ribbon-like font. Perfect for printed media and marketing materials, this font includes fantastic ligatures, alternate styles, and more.

Jailheart hand typeface

Seren Script

This bold retro font is a great alternative to some of the more common retro-inspired fonts that seem to have appeared on every blog header for the past few years. With 430 glyphs included, this script is the perfect addition to your collection. 

Seren Script

Helena

Helena is a beautiful and sweet hand-drawn font, perfect for handmade goods, logotypes, and more.

Helena

Morning Wishes

Morning Wishes combines elegance and grace with the hand-drawn font craze. Perfect for blog content, marketing materials, and more. 

Morning Wishes

Rissa Typeface

I love how chunky and rounded these letterforms are in Rissa Typeface. This gorgeous typeface gives a perfect, handmade flourish to whatever your type design needs may be. 

Rissa Typeface

Hollyn Script + Extras Font

This modern calligraphic typeface is great as a clean-cut answer to using hand-drawn type in your design projects. Whether you're working on branding, print media, or marketing materials, this elegant font is a great answer for keeping your work fresh.

Hollyn Script  Extras Font

Paltrow

I love Paltrow's long, graceful letterforms that combine so well with watercolor textures to form a fun and lovely handmade typeface.

Paltrow

Burnts Marker Typeface

Inspired by street art, Burnts Marker Typeface is a gorgeous set of type that never loses the look of its inspiration. It's a great addition to any designer's collection and makes for some fantastic content for print and product design work.

Burnts Marker Typeface

Kaiven

I adore the simplicity of the letter forms of Kaiven. This hand-painted typeface fits wonderfully with simpler artwork, especially the painterly look of ink and watercolors.

Kaiven

Sans-Serif

Often sans-serif fonts are the plainest of all (think Helvetica). They can range from geometric to rounded masterpieces, allowing for information to be communicated with simplicity.

Naive Line Sans Font Family

The Naïve Line Sans font family is a beautiful and simplistic sans serif that any designer should welcome into their collection. Whether your project is for print or web, this font will render content easily legible in an elegant manner.

Naive Line Sans Font Family

ZELDA Typeface (Fill)

The bold, geometric lines of Zelda make for interesting headers and assorted content. This modern typeface boasts five styles and alternative characters to round out its minimal flavor.

ZELDA Typeface Fill

DUBAI Typeface

Dubai is a fantastic sans-serif with a thick, chiseled look that's perfect for poster designs and more.

DUBAI Typeface

Diadema

This pixel-perfect, modern font has a fun, rounded look that makes it perfect for logotypes, poster design, and more. 

Diadema

Lead True Type v1.0

Lead is a fun, futuristic font. With its partially rounded letterforms and harsh angles, it's perfect for print or poster designs with a sci-fi feel.

Lead True Type v10

Porter Font

A bold, quite readable font, Porter is perfect for a variety of typographic needs. A font like this works wonderfully in a corporate design setting.

Porter Font

Ascent Typeface

Ascent is a fun twist on the typical sans-serif with a subtle kick to each letterform. With multilingual support, this fontface makes for a great display font.

Ascent Typeface

Raleigh Font

Raleigh is a fantastic futuristic font that's perfect for poster designs, logotypes, and more. I especially like it in the context of entertainment media or gaming, though anything with a stencil-inspired twist would benefit from such a fontface.

Raleigh Font

Woodland Font

Woodland is a great, handmade font that is perfect for display purposes and print media alike.

Woodland Font

Falco

Falco, a fantastic addition to bold display fonts and branding content, really shines where its inline styles are concerned. See below for just one of the ways Falco really makes a mark.

Falco

SERENITY font

Serenity is aptly named for being a beautiful sans-serif with some gorgeous alternate glyphs included with it. 

SERENITY font

Kaiju

With thick and thin forms within this font, Kaiju is perfect for sophisticated display font needs as well as a fun art deco style.

Kaiju

Pine Typeface

A wonderful alternative to the usual suspects for streamlined sans-serifs, Pine has some fun, rounded features while remaining monospaced. It's a wonderful typeface for branding projects, posters, and more!

Pine Typeface

Decorative

A mix of serifs, scripts, and sans-serifs, these fonts are great for display needs and other fun projects. Whether they're letters made from messy grunge brushes or little shapes, decorative fonts are a fun addition to your collection.

Marker Sketch

A fun marker drawn font featuring unique uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and more! Perfect for signage, advertising, or whatever else you may want some quick marker-styled lettering for.

Marker Sketch

Jessica Forever

A cute hand-drawn font. Includes unique uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and many other glyphs. Perfect for web or print for that hand-made touch!

Jessica Forever

Stanley Typeface

This classy, vintage-styled font is the perfect addition to your collection for logotypes, apparel designs, and more.

Stanley Typeface

Headplane TrueType Font File

For those times when you need a more obvious futuristic-styled font, Headplane is there for you. I love the look of this font for poster designs and entertainment media.

Headplane TrueType Font File

Vicasso Font

Vicasso is a fantastic font for logotypes and display purposes. I especially love the unique details that remind me quite a bit of a camera's aperture blades.

Vicasso Font

Brave Typeface

The Brave font family is a fun, futuristic font with rounded edges and minimal details. Often, simplicity can say a lot when it comes to your needs for a font like Brave.

Brave Typeface

Equilibrium Font

Geometric fonts are a must when it comes to completing your font collection. Equilibrium is fantastic for its minimal design style and square style.

Equilibrium Font

Vintage Fonts Bundle 2

With this font bundle, you get just that: three fantastic fonts ready for packaging, t-shirts, and more! This font bundle may be just a starting point for you and your design needs. 

Vintage Fonts Bundle 2

Brawls Typeface

Brawls is a retro-inspired font with unique shapes and fantastic texture. I love this font for branding creative businesses or for use in marketing materials.

Brawls Typeface

Sledge Typeface

True to its name, Sledge is a bold and gritty font with hard edges and a grungy texture. This font is perfect for poster designs and assorted print media.

Sledge Typeface

Antique Typeface

What's more decorative than flourishes worked into letterforms? Antique is a wonderfully elegant font that's quite true to its name. I love this font for its usability with stationery design and as a simple and quick answer for wedding calligraphy.

Antique Typeface

Nouvele Louisela

For a gorgeous calligraphic font, look no further than Nouvele Louisela. With a multitude of glyphs and alternate forms, this font is fantastic for adding a touch of elegance to your design work.

Nouvele Louisela

Adele Cute Typeface

Adele is a gorgeously crafted hand-drawn font face that works wonderfully for marketing materials, stationery, wedding calligraphy, and more. With multiple alternate styles included, you'll be mimicking handmade styles in no time!

Adele Cute Typeface

Mermaid Typeface

Mermaid is an old-fashioned, Victorian-inspired typeface that's perfect for print design, stationery, and more. I especially love this font for vintage apparel companies, greeting cards, and more.

Mermaid Typeface

Game Over

A perfect end to my font collection list, Game Over is a great retro-inspired font for all of your 8-bit design needs.

Game Over

Conclusion

This list of fonts aims to highlight useful and must-have content for graphic designers and font lovers alike. Chances are we've missed some Envato Market items that you think would be an excellent asset to any designer's toolbox. Share those links in the comment section below, and let this list be a jumping-off point for building your ultimate font collection!

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