Mike Ashurst
Updated on 07 Jan 2022 · 12 min read

50 Best Free Fonts for Designers in 2022

Typography plays a huge role in all types of design, from print design to web design, typography plays a central role. With the latest progressive improvements on the web like Variable fonts, FlexBox, CSS Grids, CSS Shapes and many more new technologies are definitely changing the way we think of typography on the web.

To add more personality in to our designs and attract more attention, we can choose font pairings to create visual hierarchy and contrast which makes the design more appealing to the audience. There are a few different ways to achieve visual hierarchy, this can be created through colours, size and typography contrast.

Here is a collection of our favourite free fonts in 2022.

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1. Harmond free display typeface

Harmond a new fresh & modern serif with a strong style, a dancing baseline! So beautiful on invitation like greeting cards, branding materials, business cards, quotes, posters, and more!

Download Harmond

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2. WILD WORD

A bold display font designed and shared by Abdullah Neon.

Download Wild Word

Resist Sans

3. Resist Sans Neo-Grotesque Font

Resist Sans is a free-spirited neo-grotesque that embodies both the innate desire for revolt and a tendency towards uniformity. While Resist Sans preserves the neat, minimalist look which is associated with neo-grotesques, it also accentuates the tentativeness of each letter form.

Download Resist Sans

Harmony Sans

4. Harmony - Free Serif typeface

HARMONY is a new modern serif font from Artem Nevsky that will bring a touch of elegance to any project. Perfect for invitations, postcards, posters, book covers, advertisements, websites, website headers, logos, magazines, etc.

Download Harmony

THUNDER typeface

5. THUNDER typeface

THUNDER is a condensed typeface with two contrast and 36 styles, also available as a variable typeface.

Download Thunder

Magilio

6. Magilio

Beautiful and soft fonts in a contemporary style that can make your design projects look modern, elegant and luxurious. Made with many alternative characters to make it easier for you to do various design projects and give you fun while typing.

Download Magilio

Eskool

7. Eskool - free display typeface

Eskool is a display typeface which stems from the 90's experience of going to school. The typeface is perfect for headings & sub-headings we totally avoid reading.

Download Eskool

Neue-mentana

8. Neue Metana font by Dirtyline Studio

Neue Metana is a modern minimalist design typeface with geometric type and more feature alternative character. there include some ligature. It is inspired by hype and urban design – a font suited for lifestyle with trend design. It was designed to be versatile, to blend in your design with light through bold weights add touch a lot of personality.

Download Neue Metana

Shrimp

9. Shrimp free sans serif font

Shrimp was carefully crafted to form structured, strong and stylish letterforms by creator Anton Darri Pálmarsson. Shrimp looks perfect for posters, eye-catching headlines, loud messages and other creative projects. Be charming, be a shrimp!

Download Shrimp

Ramona

10. Ramona free display font

Ramona is a free textured sans serif font created by Cristian Tournier. Inspired in argentine famous Folk songwriter Mercedes Sosa, offers in its character map uppercase and lowercase glyphs, diacritical marks and a variety of alternative characters. Its remarkable irregular outlines present features that simulate handcrafting making it perfect for warm and friendly communications.

Download Ramona

Triakis

11. Triakis - Free Regular Weight Font

Triakis is an exciting geometric typeface, inspired by the futuristic forms of 2000's retro video games. It has a bold voice, keeping the simplicity and strength from futurist geometric typefaces with a fresh and stylish rework. It has been designed as a variable font with 6 different weights in order to give lots of options and access to unique type looks. Its distinctive character and numerous variables make it a versatile and stylish workhorse, perfect for interfaces, packaging, signage branding, etc.

Download Triakis

Newake sans-serif font

12. Newake sans-serif font

This sans-serif font made by the Indieground Team is perfect for titles, logos, editorial design, packaging and web design. It fits every graphic design or typography-related project. The slightly rounded corners of the letters give an elegant line to your text and quotes. A font with a minimal atmosphere that will give a cool style and weight to all your artistic compositions.

Download Newake

Tropikal typeface

13. Tropikal Typeface font

A vintage modern typeface built for elegance and adventure in mind. Tropikal typeface came from the curiosity of what old Philippine type would look like in today’s modern landscape. Tropikal is a modern rendition of an old style serif typeface inspired from the nineteenth-century Philippine bank notes, newspapers and packaging designs.

Download Tropikal Typeface

Leiko

14. Leiko free font

Leiko is a versatile serif typeface with moderate contrast, soft curves and sharp serifs.Leiko is well-suited to classy branding and editorial designs.

Download Leiko

Super duper

15. Super Duper - free font

SuperDuper is a grotesque sans-serif typeface designed by Asaf Hagag mainly for super-sized headlines and short paragraphs. It looks great in posters, social media, magazine titles and when you need maximum use of space. The best thing is that it’s free for personal and commercial use.

Download Super Duper

Stanley

16. Stanley - Elegant display typeface

Stanley is an elegant stencil display typeface from Jérémie Gauthier that combines rounded and rectangular forms. This font is multilingual and is perfect for branding, posters, letterhead, packaging designs, and much more.

Download Stanley

Saint Regus

17. Saint Regus - Free Display Typeface

Saint Regus was designed by Wahyu Ichsan Fauzi and published by Sonar Hubermann. Saint Regus contains 21 styles and family package options.

Download Saint Regus

Obrazec

18. Obrazec

Introducing Obrazec, a strong industrial style sans serif font from Ilya Zakharov. Great for creating logos, promotional materials, ads & much more.

Download Obrazec

Creme Espana

19. Creme Espana - Free calligraphy font

Creme Espana is an elegant modern calligraphy script with a romantic vibe. The font is ideal for wedding decoration, logo, branding and editorial design.

Download Creme Espana

Rebeqa

20. Rebeqa - Free Font

Rebeqa is a fashionable san serif typeface with elegant proportions and high contrast letterforms. The family comes with 9 weights and matching Italics, including variable font

Download Rebeqa

Modernist

21. SK-Modernist: A Geometric Avant Garde like typeface

Sk-Modernist is a minimalist and clean typeface which eschews complicated forms. The aim of the typeface was to create an amalgamation of a modern Grotesk, like Helvetica, with a simpler geometric style, like Avant Garde.

Download SK-Modernist

Elanor

22. Elanor Font by Dirtyline Studio

Elanor a new fresh & modern serif with a retro style, mixed with experimental touches! So beautiful on invitation like greeting cards, branding materials, business cards, quotes, posters, and more!

Download Elanor Font

Nighty

23. Nighty - Free Font

Nighty is a display typeface that says we're here to nostalgia! Inspired by vintage magazine, it brings back the 70's vibes with groovy, retro and unique typeface.

Download Nighty

Casta

24. Casta font

Casta a new fresh & modern serif with a strong style, a dancing baseline! So beautiful on invitation like greeting cards, branding materials, business cards, quotes, posters, and more!

Download Casta

Subjectivity

25. Subjectivity - Display geometric font family

Subjectivity is a display font family, closely related to the Objectivity typeface. It is a strange experimental typeface that has a geometric skeleton and unusual features.

Download Subjectivity

Neutral face font

26. Neutral Face Free Font

Make sure to take a look at this elegant free sans serif font created by Vadym Aksieiev. A contemporary typeface inspired by Swiss-style, excellent for designs that display professionalism and modernity. It comes in regular and bold weights, with support of Latin and Cyrillic alphabet. This font is ideal for magazines, posters, logos, branding, layout designs, and others.

Download Neutral Face

Pulchella

27. Pulchella free font

Pulchella New Updates was created by Mevstory Studio. This new free elegant sans serif font is great for logos, business branding, invitations, stationery, product packaging and much more!

Download Pulchella

Maragsâ Display typeface

28. Maragsâ - Display typeface

Maragsâ is a typeface that owes its form to one of the accent marks used as a guide to the correct pronunciation of Filipino words—the pakupyâ accent—whose tapered tips heralded the sharp edges, hastily-flowing strokes, and abrupt cuts in the characters, similar to the manner words with the stress should be spoken.

Download Maragsâ

Okta Neue

29. Okta Neue

Okta Neue is an extended version of Okta family, released on MyFonts in 2019. It inherits the best traits of Okta—great legibility, simple geometric letters shapes, low contrast across all styles—but also introduces what Okta fell short of: extensive language support and enhanced OpenType features.

Download Okta Neue

Kate Miniature

30. Kate typeface designed by Jérémie Gauthier

Created by Jérémie Gauthier, Kate is a serif typeface with 3 font weights (Display, Medium, Bold) that includes many ligatures and variations. This multilingual typeface is perfect for branding, posters, magazines, packaging and more.

Download Kate typeface

Kenoky

31. Kenoky & Coffekan - Free Fonts

Kenoky is a fancy modern typeface that creates a unique design and is sure to steal the eye of the design target audience. Besides being unique, the Kenoky font also has a luxury simple character tat makes the design charming and luxurious.

Download Kenoky & Coffekan

Migha

32. Migha - Free font

Migha is a free variable font by Seniors Studio. It is a display font family designed with a modern and vintage feel. The font is ideal for branding, magazine, posters, logos, titles, blogs, and more. It comes with a full set of uppercase, numbers, punctuation, and multilingual support with 6 weights, 4 widths, contrast, and slant for a total of 96 font files.

Download Migha

The Polite Type

33. The Polite Type

The Polite Type is an open-source font that rewrites hurtful words, replacing them with more inclusive ones. The Polite Type is meant to be used for educational purposes, at schools or by parents - one way to approach this issue and to create a safe space for discussion.

Download The Polite Type

Pangram Sans Rounded

34. Pangram Sans Rounded - Free Font

Pangram Sans Rounded is the more fun and playful sibling of Pangram Sans. It still remains a powerful and extensive geometric workhorse with 144 styles but with a more approachable side.

It's in its bolder weights that this typeface truly becomes unique. It also includes support for the Cyrillic Alphabet. Inspired by some of the greatest geometric typefaces, this free to try quality font family will surely be your next “go to” rounded font to uplift your designs.

Download Pangram Sans Rounded

Junicode bold condensed

35. Junicode bold condensed

Junicode Bold Condensed is designed to meet the needs of medieval scholars. However, it has a large enough character set to be useful to the general user. The Regular face has the fullest character set and is richest in OpenType features.

Download Junicode bold condensed

Calfine

36. Calfine Font

Calfine is a bold and strong serif with high contrast weight. This font is very suitable to be used as a title or display.

Download Calfine

Moniqa

37. MONIQA TYPEFACE by Rajesh Rajput

MONIQA is a variable display typeface. It’s a multilingual typeface which has Latin and Cyrillic scripts, loaded With alternate characters, 162 styles, Discretionary ligatures, and lots Of open type features.

Download Moniqa

SONDER

38. Sonder Regular - Free Font

Introducing Sonder, a new serif font family from 1871 Project featuring 5 weights making it super versatile for almost any project!

Download Sonder Regular

Archivo Narrow Regular

39. Archivo Narrow Regular - Free Font

Archivo Narrow Regular was designed to be used simultaneously in print and digital platforms. The technical and aesthetic characteristics of this typeface are both crafted for high performance typography.

Download Archivo Narrow

Mak

40. Mak free font

Mak from Valentyn Tkachenko is free experimental contrast typeface, inspired by Ukrainian music with the modern experimental sound of folk motifs.

Download Mak

Maghfirea

41. Maghfirea - Free Font

Maghfirea is a modern and elegant serif font. Maghfirea is the perfect choice for anyone looking to create clean, modern, minimalistic designs.

Download Maghfirea

Nafta

42. Nafta free font by Krisjanis Mezulis

Nafta Is A Crisp And Modern Free Brush, Marker Typeface That Embodies Free Hand Drawn Shapes Combined With Bouncy Positioning Between Each Letter. It Was Made By Krisjanis Mezulis At The Wildones Type Foundry.

Download Nafta

Fogtwo No5

43. Fogtwo No5 by gluk

A very versatile display serif font, fitting designs from elegant to brutalist. Perfect for use in headlines, poster, titling and any bigger sized text.

Download Fogtwo No5

Projekt Blackbird

44. Projekt Blackbird - Free Sans Serif Font

Projekt Blackbird is a free sans serif font created by Leonit Gashi. This free font is perfect for headlining your web designs, posters or body copy.

Download Projekt Blackbird

Bigilla

45. Bigilla

Bigilla™ is a display serif typeface from Jérémie Gauthier that features 2 font weights (Regular-Bold) that include many ligatures and alternates. This typeface is multilingual and perfect for : Branding, posters, Magazines, packaging designs and so much more.

Download Bigilla

Karen Funny Cartoon Font

46. Karen Funny Cartoon Font

Karen is a comical Display Font. It's funny, bold comical character that will give you design a strong touch! The design started off as one of our heavy hand sketched letterform explorations. The characters were cute/round and not bulky/rigid.

Download Karen

Bagnard sans

47. Bagnard Sans

Bagnard Sans Regular was originally created by Sebastien Sanfilippo called 'Bagnard' and is a modification without serifs. Bagnard Sans was created by Doug Thomas, Chris Fodge and May Kim .

Download Bagnard Sans

Dx Rigraf font

48. Dx Rigraf font by Dirtyline Studio

Dx Rigraf a new fresh & modern sans serif with a contemporary monospace touches with strong shape! So beautiful on invitation like greeting cards, branding materials, business cards, quotes, posters, and more!

Download Dx Rigraf

Luthon southard

49. Luthon Southard Font Duo

Luthon Southand is a spectacular duo font featuring a stylish serif and a monotype script. Perfect for packaging, branding, magazine, social media, and much more.

Download Luthon Southard

Archia regular font

50. Archia regular font

Introducing Archia Font Family! Archia designed by atipo ®. A designer from Gijón / Xixón, Spain. Archia is a sans serif typeface based on geometric shapes and “tech” approach.

Download Archia regular

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