Typography | 24 free retro display font families from FontShop

The FontShop are retiring 24 font families from their collection, and are now available free to download. These are quirky display faces, appropriate for different themes from periods throughout the last century.

FF Chelsea OT Bold

FF Double Dutch Smooth OT Regular

FF FancyWriting OT Median

FF Motter Festival OT Book

FF Penguin OT Black

FontShop are celebrating the change with a competition due by the end of the weekend:

Embodying the somewhat nostalgic spirit of these font families, try your hand at redesigning an album cover using at least one of the free FontFonts. Although many of these fonts conjure up the heyday of the grunge-era, your album can be from any time period – pick from the range of Bieber to Bach – or create an album you wish existed.

The now free fonts are:

The FontShop FontFeed

via My Type of Music Special:Rocking FontFont’s Free Fonts.

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