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5 decorative fonts to add to your lineup

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At the beginning of every project, choosing the right font is a huge part of my concept development. It’s usually the first thing I do after the initial briefing to get my ideas going. Fonts help to inspire my work and usually end up taking a lead role in my pieces. 2017 was a fantastic year for fonts! My list features five decorative typefaces that I truly enjoyed using. They are all from envato, a subscription site that gives you access to download thousands of fonts. Add them to your font roster and you won’t be disappointed. Here they are!


The Braggest

A beautiful, new brush font perfect for accents in any creative project. It has a wonderful ability to mimic hand-writting but offers a clean and consistent finish.  The Braggest includes two lowercase characters, and ligatures that allows you to add a personal touch to any project.



A rustic font perfect for bold headings. All the basic characters are unique and not one has the same noise. The kerning and font metricks are designed for a perfect reading experience.



A script font with a smooth, handwritten style. Comes with 468 glyphs. Sleeplesson is perfect for branding projects, homeware designs, product packaging, use in name card, invitation cards, etc. Simply as a stylish text overlay to any background image or anything requiring a sprinkle of elegance.



A fun and decorative font that provides beautiful angles and modern detail. Perfect for logos and other creative projects, Metropolia does all the work. Includes 3 different weights and works best in large format.



A fresh brush font, luxurious and elegant with a dancing baseline. Perfect for branding, logos, greeting cards, wedding stationery, quotes etc. It comes with a handy set of Opentype Stylistic Alternates, Ligatures and multiple language support.


Comment below and let me know what your favourite decorative font for is for 2017!

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