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Free Fonts for your Flat Design Projects

Free Fonts for your Flat Design Projects


Update : Check our list of best free fonts of year 2014

Fonts, we all know are the most important part of the designing. From handwritten fonts to the compilation of latest fresh fonts, we keep coming up with the same on the regular basis and its been long since we talked about flat design. Months back we came up with Inspirational Collection of Creative Flat Web DesignsFlat Web Design : Pros and Cons.

As you can easily make out, our article of the day revolves around free fonts that designers can use in their flat design projects. Flat designs ever since they have been introduced are becoming the important part of design world at a very fast pace.

Features like easy maintenance, clean, colorful, minimal, user-friendly, comes with minimal distractions and many more together contribute in making it the best choice. It won’t be wrong to say that the flat design has taken the tech world by storm. People are falling more in love with it for miscellaneous good reasons and smart featured it comes endowed with.

Simple navigation, distinctive fonts, easy to read text, user-friendliness, minimal distractions all are added factors that user loves flat design more. After having read all the pros and cons of flat design if you have made up your mind that you will ignore the cons and still love the flat design, you certainly are looking for smart resources that will be of help.

Fonts being the part and parcel of design world indeed are important for flat design too. TheNeoDesign team is continuously making efforts to help our designer and developer friends with best resources that don’t prick their pockets.

Here, we have prepared the list of 17 best free flat fonts that all you designers working on flat design can use and enjoy the visual treat once you have given your design a creative look.

Free Fonts for your Flat Design Projects

1. Adam.CG Pro – Free Typeface

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2. Aqua

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3. Octopus New Free Font Family

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4. Elisabeth

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5. Simplifica

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6. Modern Sans | Free Typeface

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7. Focus

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8. Helsinki

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9. Modum Regular + Italic – Free Font

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10. Bebas Neue

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11. Bellota

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12. De La Fuente Free Sans Serif Serifed Font

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13. Scratch Typeface

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14. Porto

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15. Norwester

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16. Langdon

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17. Junction

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The list is not huge. We have carefully selected free fonts for the flat design projects to be the part of our compilation depending upon the visual appeal each one provided claiming the end result to be simply fantastic.

Have you come across any font that is specifically designed for flat designs? Or have you designed any such font which you would love to let our readers know about and use the same if they like it? If yes, we would definitely love to hear from you and include the same in our upcoming lists.

For now, let us know which of the fonts listed above is your pick for your upcoming or current project or if given a choice which one would you have chosen and why?

Fresh Free Fonts for your Design Projects

Fresh Free Fonts for your Design Projects


Its not been many years since fonts have increased in numbers. Now a days, there is an immense range of cool unique free fonts that is made available for designers to make optimum use of in different projects.

Ask any designer and he will explain you the importance of picking up the right type of fonts that is in and gels well with the overall design. If the wrong choice is made when it comes to fonts, it can actually marr the whole purpose and the efforts can go down the drain asking the designer to make the changes. Sounds a weird idea indeed! Who would want to make the efforts again by making the mistake of picking up the wrong font. Check out our article How to Choose the Right Font for your Next Design Project in which we have mentioned the tips that will help you make your pick of right type of font for your different design projects.

To help all you designers, each month we come up with the selected few handpicked fresh free fonts that genuinely deserve to be considered and picked for miscellaneous design projects. Our designer friends surely know about this and have made their pick from our previous lists. Below are the links of the same, incase you forgot to bookmark them and wish to check them again.

Seeing the immense range of quality fonts that we come across, it becomes difficult to pick the cool ones and make the list of the same for your reference but then we love making the efforts. The reason is simple that we love to lend a helping hand by narrowing down your search and making them handily available. Take a look at this month’s list of latest best free fonts that you can use in your upcoming design projects.

Fresh Free Fonts for your Next Design Project

New Free Fonts for your Design Projects

Latest Free Fonts for your Design Projects

1. Vagtur | Font Design

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2. Rodina

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3. Wafer – A Free 3D Font

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4. Anders (Free Font)

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5. Aenea : Free Typeface

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6. Ren Typeface (Free Font)

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7. Draft Display – Free Font

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8. Atvice | Display Font

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9. Asgalt Free Font

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10. Fira Sans 3.1

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11. Uni Sans Free

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12. Font : Contact High

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13. Hobric Rough Free Font

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14. Skyline

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15. Beryozki – Free Typeface

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16. Universe – Free Font

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17. Phantasm – Free Typeface

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18. Axis Typeface

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19. Vampirr

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20. Free Font Family : SkolaSans

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21. Neythal Free Font

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22. cutepunk : typeface

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23. Cycledown Free Typeface

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24. Gokù | Free Font

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25. Genica

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26. Raw Font

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27. Unveil – A Free Vector Font

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28. Eazy 3 (Free Font)

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Aren’t these new free fonts amazing? Which one did you decide to use in your current or upcoming design project? Do let us know by dropping in your valuable comments below. Also, if you have any such cool font worth sharing, let us know we would love to add the same in our next list of best free fonts for designers.

How to Choose the Right Font for your Next Design Project

How to Choose the Right Font for your Next Design Project


Typography you all know is one of the most important elements of any design piece. The choice of typography on the designer’s end can make or break the design piece. Therefore, it is very important for a designer to have an eye and pick the apt typography for different projects. One type of font can’t go with all other projects. So, it becomes essential to pick the right typography for design projects.

Choosing the right typeface for your various design projects can be one daunting project if you don’t understand what’s the correct way and what needs to be kept in mind while looking for the right type of typography. With over thousands of typefaces already available and more being created every day, one actually feels bewildered as to where to begin from.

Take an example of type of dress you wear for a particular occasion. Imagine someone wearing a suit or sari for the workout class or a work out dress in a wedding. How awkward it will looks? Obviously, it doesn’t gel well and the right pick for the particular occasion. Just as choosing the right type of outfit for a particular day, occasion is important so is the case with typography. Typography choices are often overlooked by many designers which is actually not the right way to prepare any design piece.

There are few important things that need to be kept in mind while choosing the right font for your designs. What are they?Lets talk about them. Before that, do not forget to check our latest free fonts and 6 free tools to create your own fonts.

How to Choose the Right Font

1. Who is the Target Audience

First and the foremost thing that needs to be kept while looking for the right type of typography to suit your need is who is the target audience, for which company you are preparing the design for. Different fonts need to be picked for bank, a financial company, technology company or likewise. You need to be really selective in choosing the right type of font for your design. Focus on your target audience while picking up the typography for your design.

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2. Focus on Readability

Readability in designs is relatively quite important. Be sure to choose the font that is legible. Obviously, in today’s era, we all tend to lay focus on the cool looks and visual appeal but then readability very important. This however doesn’t mean that you should ignore the visual appeal. There are innumerable fonts available today one needs to understand the importance of font being easily readable and understood.

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3. Narrow Down Your Choices

It is important to plan ahead as to what’s the tone you wish to present.  There is one thumb rule that works for all type of designs. Always select three typefaces for a design piece, one for the heading, one for the body text and one for accent. It will make your design look sophisticating, visually nice and easy to understand.

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4. Word Setting and Spacing

Correct word setting and right spacing will make your design appear professional, easily readable and understood without leaving the viewer baffled as to what message you have tried to convey through your design. The typeface you choose should have allow proper word setting and spacing to make the text easily readable.

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5. Professional Look

Even if you are a newbie make sure your designs don’t let viewers know. What i mean to say here is no whatever stage of designing you are at, no matter how long you have been in the field of designing; never underestimate the choice of fonts. While picking up any font for your design piece ask yourself if the font will make your design give the professional look and if the answer is no then leave that font and look for the one you feel will do the needful.

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 6. Seek Help

Seeking help from your fellow designers doesn’t indicate that you are not confident or you doubt your skills and any such thing instead its a good idea to ask a professional designer if the font you have chosen for the particular project is right or not.

Its a wise idea to ask for the feedback at the initial stage, what’s the point putting in the hard work and valuable time and later realizing or asking your fellow designers. Don’t hesitate to contact a professional designer who you think would give the right suggestion.

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7. Research Well

There are innumerable articles and books on typography, go about reading them which definitely will help you make the right pick. Sparing out time reading books and articles might appear to be difficult for we ll are so engrossed in our daily chore tasks but then its one fruitful activity to follow.

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To warp up, all I would like to say is that keep these key points in mind before you begin any of your designing project and wondering which font would suit your design. The correct use of type can make or break your design, so ensure you spare out some time and look for the different options.

Anticipating that these points will help you make your pick of right type of font, I would love to hear your say. Would you like to add any point to the list? Do let us know.

6 Best Free Tools to Create Fonts

6 Best Free Tools to Create Fonts


Fonts, everyone in the design world keeps talking about them as these are essential for the feel of the website, application or whatever is designed for users. It is for this reason that font developers need be smart while choosing which font to create and how to do it the best way possible.

Fonts that are easily readable and visually appealing are widely accepted. Undoubtedly, there is a wide range of fonts readily available but for some designers it becomes hard to make their pick and they opt for giving shape to their ideas. Though, we always try to come with collection of fresh free fonts available for commercial and personal use.

Enough is being said about the ever growing importance of fonts and creative minds that work hard to come up with superb results. There is constant development but one thing that is constantly changing is the choice of the user. What was much loved in the past may not be liked by the users today. Typefaces that adapt to the changes users demand are aesthetically beautiful and easily readable are being loved and used in miscellaneous projects.

Talk about creating your own font many people think its not easy! Imagine seeing your own handwriting or something you developed being used in designs all over. Sounds cool, huh! This article of ours will help you understand how easy it can be to design your own fonts as we have made a compilation of best free font creation tools that ensure to lend you the helping hand while you sit down to create superb fonts. Take a look and choose for yourself!

6 Best Free Tools to Create Fonts

1. Fontstruct

FontStruct is a free font-building tool that is sponsored by the world’s leading retailer of digital type named FontShop. It lets you easily create fonts constructed out of geometrical shapes that are arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks. Once the users have done their part, FontStruct generates high-quality TrueType fonts that are ready to use in any Mac or Windows application.

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2. BitfontMaker2

BitFontMaker2 is the latest version of BitfontMaker. It is an online tool that lets users design, create and download their own fonts and store the same with ease for future reference. With this tool all you need to do is draw each letter and symbol on the glyphs map using a little bitmap. You can browse through BitFont Museum and download other people’s BitFont creations too if you are falling short of time to create your own.

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3. gbdfed

gbdfed is a free font creating tool that lets you interactively create new bitmap font files or modify the existing ones. Besides, it allows editing multiple fonts and multiple glyphs, cut and paste operations between fonts and glyphs and editing font properties. You got to try it out to understand the ease of work it offers.

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4. FontForge

This is an outline font editor that enables users to create their own postscript, truetype, opentype, cid-keyed, multi-master, cff, svg and bitmap fonts. Besides, users can easily edit the existing ones with FontForge. Users can convert one format to another. With innumerable features and ease of use it offers, FontForge becomes the best pick. 

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5. Raster Font Editor

This is an easy-to-use font editor for the creation of bitmap fonts. It supports several file formats and has a very simple yet fully customisable user interface.

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6. Type light

Type Light is a fully functional, freeware OpenType font editor that lets users to design, edit and convert OpenType TrueType and PostScript fonts. It is a light version of Type 3.2 font editor that lets your create fonts with ease. Free for personal and limited commercial use, Type Light is worth trying out.

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With this we wind up the article reviewing best free font creation tools and as always we are eagerly waiting to hear from you all. Have your say, if you have used any one of these free tools to create your own fonts.

Fresh Free Fonts for your Next Design Project

Fresh Free Fonts for your Next Design Project


Fonts are one of the most important elements of designing that play a vital role in making the entire design worth it if chosen with care. Designers need to know what’s the in thing, what people are loving the most besides having an eye as to which element will be like feather in the cap.

One who is aware of the fact that there are oodles of fresh free fonts available but doesn’t have an eye as to which one will compliment the entire design fails to leave an impression with the design. Staying updated with what’s the new thing and knowing about the latest trends actually pays off as it shows in your designs.

Ingenious minds around the globe are continuously making efforts to help their fellow designers with the useful resources like tools, apps, websites, free fonts and other readily available resources that claim to ease the job. You all know, each month we come up with the monthly listicles of freebies, plugins, tools, tutorials and fresh free fonts. I agree that we haven’t yet scheduled the time of publishing the list of new free fonts but then we ensure not to miss out.

Everyday, we look for cool free fonts and bookmark them to come up with the monthly list of the same. Last month we came up with the list of New Free Fonts for your Design Projects which we hope you all liked. This month’s list comprises of latest fonts that are so appealing that we couldn’t resist sharing the same with you all.

We look forward to bring more visually cool best free fonts that will surely help you improve your typography work. For now check out the ones we have listed down. Enjoy!

Fresh Free Fonts for your Next Design Project

1. Duma Font

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2. Garnata Display Font

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3. Recknoner Typeface

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4. Berlin

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5. Dual Typeface

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6. Seperator Typeface

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7. Ministry Free Font

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8. Totem | Free Typeface

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9. Typeface : Polar Vertex

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10. Free Typeface – Tsarevich

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11. Retrospective Typeface

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12. Nord Free Font

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13. Enfatica

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14. Donovan – Retro Sci-Fi Title Font

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15. Balls Family Free Font

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16. Equal

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17. Anke Typeface

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18. Purpose

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19. Hovel | Free Font

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20. Animagus Font (Free)

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21. Billy Typeface (Free)

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Typography we all know helps make the design look visually stunning if it gels well with it but then if designers ignore its importance and pick any just for the heck of completing the project, it can prove to be an eye-sore.

We have made this list of newest free fonts to help you all narrow down your search and lessen down your efforts of finding the best new free fonts for your current or upcoming design projects. Let us know which one is your pick and why?

New Free Fonts for your Design Projects

New Free Fonts for your Design Projects


Designing is one field that is seeing a boom in number of creative people joining the queue of the ingenious designers. Seeing this, the availability of useful resources too is becoming easy for the fact that designers keep looking for the same but have shortage of time and love things that are handy.

Fonts for example play the vital role in designing. We all love superb, visually appealing and easy-to-read typography. To communicate effectively, designers all around the world are on lookout for best free fonts that suit their need and when they find it easy to check out the cool ones all at the same place, they are able to save on their time and efforts.

Besides, color selection and other elements, fonts play a vital role in enabling designers give shape to their ideas as creatively as possible. Free fonts are everywhere but like anything quality varies from font to font. With little research it is possible to find some really high-quality free fonts that don’t wear a hefty price tag instead are available for free. 

Do you need fresh free fonts to make your designs communicate with the users effectively and the ones that don’t prove to be difficult to understand? This article comprises of such best new fonts that will make you drool over. Carefully handpicked, these fresh free fonts will make your design sparkle. Download them by clicking the link given below the images and use them in your next design projects.

New Free Fonts for your Design Projects

1. Portica Regular Typeface

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Download Portica

2. Vetka Free Font

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Download Vetka

3. PosterFont

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Download PosterFont

4. Focus

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Download Focus

5. Scratch Typeface

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Download Scratch

6. Chevia

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7. 30 Minutes to Mars Font Download

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Download 30 Minutes to Mars

8. Moderne Sans

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Download Moderne Sans

9. Blanka Free Font

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Download Blanka

10. Marville

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11. Boomtown Deco (Free Font)

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12. Octopus

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13. Paris

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14. UGO

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15. Porto

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Download Porto

16. Promesh Two – A Free Athletic Font

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Download Promesh Two

17. Norwester

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Download Norwester

Being the important part of designing, fonts that are available for free and are fresh ones are always welcome by the designers. In the quest to help you designers, narrow down your search and get them handy to be used in different projects, we collected these fresh free fonts and placed them all under the same roof. With the hope that these will help save your time and efforts, we are all set to wind up and work on making the list of some other useful resources.

Feel free to join in by sharing with us any new free fonts if you have any. As always you are welcome to share your thoughts with us. Drop in your valuable comments and let us know what do you think of these free fonts and which one is your pick for your next designing project.