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Typography | Free serif font downloads

I have not been keeping up with posting all the great free fonts that have been coming out of late. There have particularly been plenty of serif fonts. Here is a collection that have come out in the past couple of months.

Gandhi serif is an excellent looking workhorse serif available in the four standard regular, italic, bold and bold italic weights. Gandhi serif also has a matching sans-serif in the same weights. The serif and sans-serif pairings are similar to Gill sans and Perpetua.

Gandhi Serif Sample

Patua One is a bold display font with large chamfered slab serifs.

Patua One Sample

Tienne is similar with chamfered slab serifs, and is available in regular, bold and heavy.

Tienne Sample

Foro is a full on slab serif with plenty of personality. Part of a large family, the light weight is free.

Foro Specimen

Hagin is a condensed serif with large pointed serifs. The font is in capitals and small caps and is for headlines and display purposes. Hagin comes in Light and Medium weights free.

Trykker is an oldstyle serif

Trykker Sample

Trocchi is a slab serif with some archer style ball terminals on the C, G, J and S. Trocchi comes in Regular and Bold weights free.

Trocchi Sample

Yokawerad is a bold high contrast display face in the Bodoni still, but with some cutouts such as you find in cyrillic fonts.

Yokawerad Sample

Rosarivo is a calligraphic oldstyle serif in regular and matching italics

Rosarivo Sample

Finally Simonetta is a lovely sloping old style serif available in regular, italic, black and black italic.

Simonetta Sample


Typography | Erato Light Free Font

The light weight of the excellent looking book serif Erato free from FontSpring. Erato is a modern interpretation of old Dutch type, and comes with ligatures, small caps, and all the different number figure alignments.

Erato Font Poster

Erato Font and @Font-Face Webfont by Hoftype | Fontspring.

Typography | Fanwood free font

Fanwood is a robust oldstyle sans-serif free to download in regular and italic from the League of Moveable Type.


The League of Moveable Type – Fanwood.

Typography | Linden Hill Free Font

Linden Hill is an elegant old-style slab-serif free to download in two weights – regular and italic.

Linden Hill Sample

Font Squirrel | Free Font Linden Hill by Barry Schwartz.

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