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    100 Best Free Fonts 2014 – Part 1

    Verve Team edward Fellows Digital Design Executive Written By Edward - Digital Design Executive at Verve
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    100 Best Free Fonts 2014 – Part 1

    Choosing the right font for your project can make or break your design. Here at Verve we know that building a large font library can be an expensive and daunting proposition. This is why we have assembled some of our favourite free fonts to form Verve’s 100 Best free fonts of 2014. There are some great Sans and Serif fonts, A superb selection of display and decorative typefaces and a smattering of solid web fonts throughout! We will be releasing this in 4 parts so make sure you follow us on social media, Bookmark our page or sign up to the newsletter to make sure you don’t miss the rest of this fantastic collection.

    There really is something for every project in this collection, I hope you love these as much as the team here at Verve Graphic Design & Marketing.

    Note: Please be sure to check the exact licence terms for each font – some are free for personnel use some can be used commercially. Further details can be found after clicking download.


    01. Bebas Neue

    Bebas Neue is a sans serif font family based on the original Bebas Neue free font by Ryoichi Tsunekawa. It has grown in popularity and become something like the “Helvetica of the free fonts”.


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    02. Fairview

    Fairview is a condensed industrial sans serif, which includes a regular and small cap variation.


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    03. Homizio Nova

    Simplicity & Quality. This is Homizio Nova, a sans-serif font designed by Álvaro Thomáz.


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    04. Rodus

    Available in 4 different variations (Rodus Scut, Reg, Round and Square) and 4 weights. Excellent for a range of different projects


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    05. Track

    Tracks type is all caps fonts and alphabet only, inspired with railway tracks slash, static, dynamic, and clean. This fonts available in two different style, Medium and Slanted. It was designed for display type such as headlines, poster, title, etc.


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    06. Actual

    Geometrical Sans designed by Petros Vasiadis. Available to Download and use for any purpose for free.


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    07. Simplifica

    A slightly condensed sans-serif typeface featured by an uniform and thin line width. Its high positioned capsheight and ascender favours legibility. A fine, simple and clear font.


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    08. EXO 2

    Exo 2 is a complete redrawing of Exo, a contemporary geometric sans serif typeface that tries to convey a technological/futuristic feeling while keeping an elegant design. Exo is a very versatile font, so it has 9 weights (the maximum on the web) and each with a true italic version. Exo 2 has a more organic look that will perform much better at small text sizes and in long texts.


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    09. GEARUS

    All Gearus typefaces are designed by Petros Vasiadis and are free to use for any purpose.


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    10. Odin Rounded

    Odin Rounded is an free experimental font family with a clean and linear appearance. The simple compact nature of the design and the many alternates allows for great economy of space across layouts. it supports upper/lowercase, kerning and opentype features.


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    11. Gafata

    Gafata is a font designed for small sizes in medium-long text, mixing elegance and readability which is why it has great applicability in books, magazines and web pages. In the process of finding the finest legibility, particular features emerged making this whimsical sans serif different from the rest, creating an original mark to the text its applied to.


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    12. Campton

    Campton is a simple sans serif with a geometric skeleton, based on the mid to early twentieth century visual trend of achieving neutrality. Although, there are a lot of typefaces focusing on similar principles, Campton tries to find its niche in the field of anonymous typefaces by combining simplicity with a subtle friendliness. It is perfectly suited for graphic design application ranging from editorial and corporate design via web and interaction design through to product design.


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    13. Penna

    A simple and elegant san serif font.


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    14. Canter

    Canter is an all caps, condensed typeface available in six different weights. It was designed as a display type for titles, headlines, and posters.


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    15. Broken Records

    Broken Records is available in two versions, fill and outline. 62 characters with manual kerning


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    16. Ostrich Sans

    Ostrich sans available in 6 styles is a contemporary sans font with clean lines


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    17. Matchbook

    Matchbook is a great Retro Rounded Sans Serif


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    18. Tetra

    Tetra is a new decorative sans serif free font designed by Alexey Frolov a.k.a MRfrukta. He brings us some unique “old style” feeling which is presented in contemporary curves that make the font applicable for both – retro and modern designs.


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    19. Stroke

    Stroke is a free font for commercial and personal use.


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    20. Skyhook Mono

    Skyhook Mono is a carefully hand crafted mono spaced type face family. It is modern, sturdy and reduced to the max yet refined and classy. But we really love the fact that Sky hook Mono is very readable even in smaller sizes. It is designed and optimized to be printed so you shouldn’t be surprised when the results are even better than the screen appearance!


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    21. NotCourierSans

    NotCourier is a re-interpretation of Nimbus Mono and was designed in Wroclaw at the occasion of Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM 2008).


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    22. GOTA

    GotaFree font is applicable for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos.


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    23. Matchup

    Matchup is an athletic, wide slab-serif. A free typeface for download.


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    24. Arvo

    Arvo is a geometric slab-serif typeface family suited for screen and print. The family includes 4 cuts: Roman, Italic, Roman Bold, Bold Italic. It is a open font distributed through the Google Font Directory. The flavour of the font is rather mixed. Its monolinearish, but has tiny bit of contrast (which increases the legibility a little in Mac OS X.) The name Arvo is a typical Estonian man’s name, but is not used widely any more. In the Finnish language, Arvo means “number, value, worth.” Considering how much programming is behind hinting, ‘number’ is also true.


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    25. Razor

    Razor is a display typeface inspired by the eighties. The thin multi lined characters get the best result when it’s used in bigger sizes.


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