The top 15 fonts I use as a graphic designer!
Some people collect shoes and purses. I collect fonts.
When I was in 5th grade I would ask to use my teacher’s computer so that I could type my name in various fonts, print
Yep. Graphic design nerd since childhood.
Today I’m sharing a list of the top fonts I used this past year. They aren’t in any particular order. That would be like naming a favorite child!
I use these fonts all the time. I almost feel like I am sharing my secret weapon with you. But it’s all good.
I have categorized these into free and paid fonts. I buy fonts from Creative Market. I know not everyone has a budget specifically for fonts so you can browse the free section below. Keep in mind that if you’re looking for beautiful
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A lot of these are font duos. Meaning they come with two fonts that are designed to be paired together. So this list actually includes like 50+ Fonts!
#1. Hello Sunshine Duo – This is a beautiful hand brushed typeface. It includes a cute script font as well as a marker font. The perfect pair!
#2. Fontaholics Colourbox – This has 10 (ten!) amazing fonts by my favorite font designer Nicky Laatz. These are my GO TO fonts.
#3. Thicket and Thatch – Another fun pair! The sans serif font is a little more playful and has
#4. The Lovestory Font Collection – A watercolor font collection! This was so on trend for the year! The watercolor strokes are gorgeous and totally compliment the fancy serif font.
#5. Miss Magnolia – Just like the description says … This is a bouncy script font with lots of southern charm! Also a font duo. Think Chip and Jo.
#6. Quiply – This is definitely a more playful font! I use this on bright and colorful projects!
#7. Springfield – This is a fancier font in my opinion. It comes with lots of swirls and loops! Gorgeous and elegant.
#8. Island Style – This has been one of my favorite fonts for a long time! I love the grunginess but also the fancy script letters that are easy to read!
# 9. Buttermilk Farmhouse – Pretty much looks like I only purchase font Duo’s ;) And this is another amazing one. Buttermilk Farmhouse comes with lots of swooshes and curly letters!
#10. Neato Serif – Neato Serif is a
#11. The Ambition Creative Kit (26 fonts!!!!) Oh man, these are all amazing fonts. And they pair
#12. Poppins Light – This is one of my all-time favorite sans serif fonts for big chunks of text. It also pairs well in all caps with script fonts.
#12. Bebas – This is a great headline font. Technically it’s a “display” font. It pairs well with thin san serif fonts, like Poppins.
#14. Chunk Five – This font is a chunky serif font that almost feels slightly like cowboy boots. Good for
#15. My Underwood – A good old fashioned typewriter font!
There you go. Those are my favorite fonts from 2018. I hope you love this list as much as I do!
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