'Tis the Season for Fresh, Alive, Elegant Typography in the Design & Publishing Center

by Fred Showker

Style Fonts that look like hand lettering Series This is the time to design for comfortable, friendly feelings. Nothing better than some fresh, hand lettering or vintage lettering to denote family, fun and casual times. These are three font families that are very friendly, expert level, professionally designed but won't cost but a few dollars. Come sail away . . .

Sail away with Nauti Gal . . .

fresh elegant script hand lettering

A former lettering artist at Hallmark Cards, Rob Leuschke now has his own thriving design businesses, Alphabytes and the new TypeSETit. Rob showed great artistic promise at an early age. Hallmark Cards gave him the opportunity to learn from and work with some of the best lettering artists in the industry.
      Inspired by the hand lettering design for a friend's boat, this contemporary script style, TheNautiGal is sexy yet formal with beautiful connectors. Rob Leuschke's Hand Lettering and Typographic Designs http://www.typesetit.com/
Here's the Full Story Full story : The Nautigal Light from Rob Leuschke, TypeSETit
links to creative inspiration Here is a a nicely lettered sample of Nautigal
GO Nautigal sample used in LetterPress

You're gonna love Sant'Elia

creative tidbits

Sant'Elia Script from Yellow Design Studio is a robust modern type family with regular and rough versions in six weights. Its letterforms are crisp and welcoming with a splash of verve.
      Sant'Elia is a versatile family consisting of 44 fonts with extensive language support and advanced typographic features. Alternate versions feature angled strokes that inject extra energy. Rough weights include three different distress levels that can be mixed for added control and customization.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Sant'Elia Complete Family ~ Ryan Martinson ~ Yellow Design Studio
links to creative inspiration Here is a good look at the full alphabet

CA Recape comes from American 50s lettering

creative tidbits

In 2002, Thomas Schostok founded the Cape Arcona Type Foundry together with Stefan Claudius, to explore the typographical side of graphic design. The foundry offers a a large amount of typefaces that Thomas Schostok created since the 90's. (cape-arcona.com)
      CA Recape is a weird and beautiful vintage script family with two styles. It's an excellent choice for creating logotypes, headlines, signs, poster and any design that requires a custom-made feeling.
Here's the Full Story Full story : CA Recape Family ~ Thomas Schostok ~ Cape-Arcona
links to creative inspiration Here are special characters and use

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Fonts that look like hand lettering And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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