Font Foundries, N - Z
This next page within the Font Foundries section includes more annotated listings to a wide range of high quality fonts, dingbats, dingfonts, and clipart available from the sites listed here. Nearly all of these talented font designers and foundries provide their fonts for electronic download, either immediately or sent by email, and many will send them via postal mail, too.
Some of these foundries offer free fonts, shareware fonts, or free trial demos in addition to their readily available commercial fonts.
Within this section:
- Font Foundries:
A - M N - Z (below)
Also within Fonts:
- Fonts Home
- Freeware, Shareware Font Sites (2 pages)
- Pixel Fonts, Screen Fonts (1 page)
- Fonts for Education, Teaching, Learning (1 page)
- Euro Symbol Fonts and Information (1 page)
- Foreign Language Fonts, Non-English Language Fonts (1 page)
- Music Fonts: Music Notation Fonts, Music Dingbats, Band Fonts (1 page)
- Font, Typography Tools, Software, Utilities (1 page)
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Font Foundries, N through Z
- P22 Type Foundry
A wonderful assortment of font designs, undoubtedly quite a few that you'd recognize, such as London Underground (aka Johnston Underground), M.C. Escher, Cézanne, Da Vinci, Monet, Frank Lloyd Wright (Eaglefeather®), John Cage, Bauhaus, Hieroglyphic, Petroglyphs, and more. "Extras" (their picture fonts) and symbols are included with the font sets, too. (Each font set "includes 2-5 fonts grouped together as a theme"). P22 also carries 100s of Japanese fonts, they have an online typography magazine, The Terminal, offer their catalog by snail mail or online PDF format. Fonts are very reasonably priced (typically US $23.95), available for immediate online download, by fax, phone, postal mail and sold through many stores throughout the US, Canada, Australia, and parts of Europe.
- Page Studio Graphics
Home of PIXymbolsTM (Pic-symbols), makers of hundreds of common symbols, such as street and highway signs, ADA symbols, fabric care symbols, international keyboard key fonts, backstitch alphabet, astrology signs, apothecary symbols, and many more, along with several fonts, too. Available for Windows and Mac, and many of them are also available in EPS format.
- Patricia Lillie Fonts
Highly regarded font designer, especially well known for whimsical, fun display and picture fonts, such as her Poptics series - Poptics 1, Poptics 2, Poptics 3, each containing “a basic display alphabet and 52 original picture characters.” She also created the beautiful Elegeion Script script font. In addition to a few available through her site, you can purchase Patricia Lillie Fonts at MyFonts.com.
- Phil's Fonts
Font Foundry and store that carries over 100,000 fonts from a wide variety of font foundries and designers. I highly recommend Phil's Fonts. Good prices, great variety, expedient and personal service, reliable. Download online from their site, or have them delivered via email or regular mail. Their fabulous catalog is also mailed to you.
- Présence Typo
Thierry Puyfoulhoux, type designer. Small foundry with beautiful type. Content in French and English. Purchase fonts available, or have custom fonts designed for you here.
- Psy/Ops Font Foundry
Foundry includes fonts from San Francisco artists and beyond. They offer a full range of typographic services, workshops on typography, and have some interesting fonts for purchase.
- Schoolhouse Fonts for Education
Two sets of fonts fashioned after the Zaner-Bloser* and D'Nealian* styles, especially designed for teaching handwriting and printing. Free downloadable demos available, and purchase for email or postal mail delivery.
Well known for their high quality fonts, many based on historical calligraphy, art nouveau, Celtic fonts and art, antique typefaces, cartographer fonts and more. The Scriptorium also offers a membership subscription for a new font every couple of weeks (I joined, and it's been a great subscription that's so reasonably priced, and it's always a treat when an email arrives with the latest font information). I made the letter 'T' shown here to the right from Pyle's Initials, which I received as part of the subscription membership. They also offer free Web fonts, original art and images, there are some interesting tutorials, they'll design fonts or a logo for you, and more. Order by toll-free phone, fax, or directly online.
- SelfBuild Type Foundry
Truetype and postscript fonts for mac and PC by owner Craig Stainton. Also has several interesting pixel fonts.
More than 20 beautiful fonts created by type designer Nick Shinn. His fonts have been published by several highly regarded font companies, including FontFont. You can purchase ShinnType fonts via MyFonts.com.
Educational fonts for teaching printing and handwriting - Manuscript (Zaner Bloser), Modern Manuscript (D'Nealian), Italic (Getty-Dubay or Portland Italic) and Cursive. Free demo evaluation version to download. Also purchase available through their site.
- Storm Type Foundry
Beautifully designed fonts, such as Amor Sans, Amor Serif, Andulka, Baskerville Original, Jannon, John Sans, Regent, Sebastian, Serapion, Splendid, Walbaum Text. They also offer several free fonts, such as Aaahoj, Lido STF, Lido STF Bold, Lido STF Bold Italic, Lido STF Condensed Bold, Lido STF Condensed Regular, Lido STF Italic, Stencilul, Vida Stencil Demo. Foundry by František Štorm.
- T-26 Digital Type Foundry
Over 500 fonts (including 39+ dingbats) by 100+ designers are offered at the T-26 Type Foundry. View by category, style, name, font designer. Some of the designers represented here: Carlos Segura, Peter Bruhn, Riah Hughes, and many more.
- Terminal Design, Inc.
A digital type and lettering design foundry, company. They have beautifully designed serif, sans-serif, display, and roadway fonts, and they also do custom font design. Gorgeous work, beautifully designed fonts. Terminal Design is owned by James Montalbano, type designer.
- TypeArt Foundry, Inc.
Foundry owned by Lloyd Springer of Digiteyes Multimedia. High quality collection of over 20-30+ typefaces (Postscript [T1], TTF, Mac, PC) and well worth the visit. New typefaces added regularly. Typefaces available online (sent via email) or by postal mail. View by category, alphabetical listing, new fonts, full catalog (print catalog available, too). Also has tips for font design.
- The Type Quarry
Owned by Brian Willson. Reasonably priced, high quality Postscript [T1], TTF, Mac, PC). You've undoubtedly seen his fonts all over the Internet - Pumpkinseed, Treefrog, Chromosome, Marydale, and others. They specialize in historical and hand lettering typefaces, some display fonts, and Fonts for Fun. They offer demos and trials, package deals, and good service.
Type foundry for the beautifully crafted type designs of principal, James Grieshaber. Grieshaber designed the highly popular and well-received Cezanne, Cezanne Pro, Operina, and Operina Pro fonts, among others. You can purchase individual fonts or buy the entire collection on CD if you wish.
Features the gorgeous fonts of Rob Leuschke. Rob is especially well known for his popular caligraphic fonts. Reasonably priced, too.
- Ultimate Symbol
Web site offering commercial probably thousands of high quality symbols in a variety of formats, including EPS, font formats for Mac, PC, and also bundled as CD+book with their Design Elements series, Official Signs and Icons, Nature Icons. Available as individual image downloads, bundles, via CD, more. Also has flags of the world, a pictorial symbols bundle, Seymour Chwast Illustration Collection, and more. LOTS here. Business devoted to providing symbols, including official, international symbols. [Web site: Ultimate Symbol.]
- Walden Font Co.
Take a step into history with Walden Font's historical fonts, with a wide range of historical interests - German Fraktur (Blackletter), Renaissance Handwriting, Civil War, Revolutionary War, etc. Exceptional fonts here by the talented Oliver Weiss. Visit the Minuteman Printshop (Colonial American and Revolutionary War fonts and clip-art), the Civil War Press (Fonts and clip-art for the American Civil War enthusiast), Divers Handes (9 Gothic and Renaissance handwriting fonts), the Gutenburg Press (18 traditional German Blackletter (Fraktur) and handwriting fonts), U.S. Presidents (digital signatures of every president), Old German Script, and Hardtack and Coffee (the 1887 volume of Civil War memoirs), and more. Download free samples, purchase fonts online, by fax, or regular mail.