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These are the best free fonts to upgrade your designs

Upgrade your designs with the best free fonts - in serif, sans-serif, script and decorative styles.
12 set 2022 • 24 minuto per leggerlo
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A skillfully chosen font will immediately upgrade your work, whether you’re a designer, artist, job seeker or blogger. 
Fonts are so crucial, there’s a whole field of study dedicated to them, and there are hundreds of thousands of fonts in existence! 
Best of all, many of these are free for personal and/or commercial use. 
Our guide highlights 100 of our favorite free fonts in the Sans Serif, Serif, Script and Decorative categories, including many just released in 2022. 
Why choose a new unique font?
The right font improves your work in a number of ways. It will:
aid readability direct the reader’s focus create and amplify a mood compliment your visuals compliment the medium (packaging, flyers, resumes, etc)
What font to choose?
The medium plays a key role in your font choice. Some fonts work better on product packaging or flyers than on resumes - and vice versa.
For each font, we've identified best use cases. But let your imagination run wild. Since all of these are free for personal use (and some for commercial use), you can test out a few to see how well they fit your project.  
So let's jump right in and have some fun with fonts!

SANS SERIF

Sans Serif is one of the most common categories of font, primarily used for digital text displays or headings. This style adds a modern touch to your work and its defining characteristic is simplicity. Here are 25 free sans serif fonts, and links to their download location.

01. Audrey

Inspired by Audrey Hepburn, Audrey is one of the most popular free fonts you can find. It has a feminie vibe with its combination of straight and curvy lines.
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Great for: Headlines, logotypes, packaging, fashion magazines
Styles available: Regular and oblique styles in regular, medium and bold weighting
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Download it here

02. Marbre

Marbre is a font similar to Audrey, combining the straight with the curvy, albeit with a more “art deco” feel.
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Great for: Fashion magazines, logotypes, branding, labels
Styles available: Regular style in regular and bold weighting
Free for: Personal use
Download it here

03. Ledare

Ledare is a brand new free font style, first released in 2021. This expressive, slightly quirky font nonetheless exudes confidence and determination. 
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Great for: Headlines, titles and body texts
Styles available: Regular and italic in extra light, medium and bold weightings
Free for: Personal use
Download it here

04. Bavro

Bavro is what one could call a neat-and-clean font. It has a neat geometric format and a clean finish, which make it suitable for any reader. 
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Great for: Posters, headlines
Styles available: All-caps only
Free for: Personal use
Get it  here

05. Arcadia

Arcadia’s balanced form with light strokes and slim lettering provides a soft fluency and delicacy to the text.
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Great for: Magazine titles, logos, modern texts
Styles available: One uppercase style and two lowercase styles (script and regular)
Free for: Personal use
Get it  here

06. Mohave

Mohave is a versatile display typeface with strong lettering that gives it a powerful feel. It was initially designed with only all-caps lettering but eventually expanded into various styles.
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Great for: Headlines, posters, banners, titles, signage
Styles available: Regular and italic in regular, semi-bold and bold weightings
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

07. Simplifica

Simplifica, quite like its name, is a simple yet sophisticated typeface. Its uniform and thin line width ensures easy legibility.
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Great for: Display text, headlines and body text
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

08. Alegreya Sans

This calligraphy-inspired design creates fluidity and dynamism through its graceful letters. Choose this font to make reading long texts a pleasant experience for your readers.
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Great for: Books, magazines, newspapers, articles
Styles available: Regular, italic and small caps in seven different weightings
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

09. Biko

Biko is a geometric typeface with a sturdy yet warm and friendly appearance. On a side note, the name Biko is a solemn tribute to the South African anti-apartheid acitvist Steve Biko.
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Great for: Display, copy text, logos
Styles available: Four weights of light, regular, bold and black
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

10. Bonn

Bonn is a simple geometric font with high legibility. Its compact and narrow lettering exudes power and urgency, making it one of the best fonts for slogans and logos.
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Great for: Logotypes, headings, posters, slogans
Styles available: Three weights of light, medium and bold
Free for: Personal use
Get it  here

11. Qanelas Soft

This is a modern typeface with a geometric influence and reader-friendly inter-letter spacing. Qanelas Soft’s various alternate styles with ligatures and rounded lettering make it a versatile, multi-purpose font.
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Great for: Headlines for the web, signage, corporate and editorial texts, advertisements
Styles available: Twenty different weights such as ultralight, medium and extra bold and ten uprights with matching italics
Free for: Personal use
Get it  here

12. Arciform

Arciform offers soft, rounded lettering which renders an endearing vibe to the text. The styling maintains geometric spacing, which complements the curves finishing off each letter.
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Great for: Logos, headlines, advertisements, product packaging and labeling
Styles available: One weight, with lowercase and uppercase letters, numerals, accents and some symbols
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

13. Rhetoric

Tshepo Mosoeu drew inspiration from 19th and early 20th century designs of grotesque to create Rhetoric. This font’s rounded letters squared off at the ends make it a soft design that is pleasant to the eye. 
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Great for: Headings and texts in logos, artwork, posters, advertisements, greeting cards
Styles available: One weight
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

14. Leto Text Sans

Leto Text Sans takes inspiration from traditional font styles to produce an innovative modern variation. This style introduces ligatures between some adjacent letters to draw a reader’s attention. 
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Great for: Posters, banners, covers and body texts of books, advertisements
Styles available: Four weights of light, regular, medium and bold with their italics, and nine styles of capitals, ligatures, small caps, superscript, subscript, numerators and denominators, case-sensitive forms, old style and stylistic alternates.
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

15. FuturaⓇ Now

If you want a new Futura font free and independent of its historical past, go for Monotype Studio’s FuturaⓇ Now. This modern take on an iconic typeface carries the sturdiness of formality as well as the warmth of artistry.
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Great for: Packaging, printed texts, desktop-only uses for both headlines and body texts
Styles available: 102 styles, including various weightings of thin, extralight, light, regular, medium, bold, extrabold, black etc. and their italic versions. 
Free for: Personal and commercial use; only script regular and headline bold styles available for free
Get it  here

16. Bakersfield

Bakersfield is a highly legible and elegant geometric script that draws inspiration from early 20th century fonts.
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Great for: Both online and printed text
Styles available: 22 different styles, including 11 weights and their matching italics
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

17. Cornerstone

Cornerstone is a modular font that uses a combination of typical uppercase and some lowercase alphabets. Most letters are rounded at the edges, giving a neat and smooth touch to an otherwise rugged design.
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Great for: Headlines and catchy slogans
Styles available: Regular only 
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

18. Locksmith

Locksmith is one of those free trendy fonts that remain stylish forever. Its sleek script makes even a simple text look quite sophisticated.
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Great for: Headings and slogans complementing soft settings and images
Styles available: Five variations of light, regular, small inline, medium inline and double inline
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

19. Oswald

Oswald is a thoroughly modern remodeling of the classic gothic sans serif styles. Its slim-and-trim design provides easy legibility to all readers. 
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Great for: Websites and other on-screen texts for reading on any digital device
Styles available: Seven primary styles called extralight, light, regular, medium, demibold, bold and heavy, along with their italic characters. An additional stencil regular style.
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

20. Manifesto

Slovenian designer Tomaz Leskovec created Manifesto drawing inspiration from the Italian rationalist movement. Its sleek lettering imparts a sophisticated feel to your text while maintaining great legibility.
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Great for: Eye-catching headlines, posters and titles
Styles available: Two variations, regular and inline
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

21. RBNo2

Although inspired by late 19th century industrial fonts, RBNo2 is a geometrically straight and slender contemporary alternative for modern texts. This one belongs to a family of many similar typefaces that you can choose from. 
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Great for: Any printed text, logos, product packaging
Styles available: Four weights of light, regular, bold and black.
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

22. Moon

Moon is a well-structured, soft and rounded design with easy legibility. The smooth curves of the lettering create a space-like aura in the text, taking you to the moon and beyond.
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Great for: Both headlines and text bodies of posters, websites and slogans
Styles available: Three weights of light, regular and bold, and lowercase
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

23. Delicate

Delicate offers a contemporary alternative to your regular text. The stencil-like blank spaces dividing the letters create a peculiar yet modern and intriguing design.
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Great for: Design projects
Styles available: Rounded, bold, strict and lowercase
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

24. Andala

Andala is one of the best fonts 2021 has to offer. Its slender, upright lettering makes it at once suitable for both formal and informal texts. 
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Great for: Both headings and body texts
Styles available: Regular and bold, with their corresponding italic styles
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

25. Antona

Another 2021 gem, Antona is a highly legible geometric typeface with a friendly and modern vibe.  
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Great for: Headlines and body text, posters, advertisements
Styles available: Regular and italic in eight weightings
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

SERIF

Serif typography styles are characterised by a small line attached to the end of a stroke in the letter or symbol. This style is renowned for its legibility and has dominated the book realm for the majority of its history. The following 25 free fonts are ideal serif fonts for your books and documents.

26. Bogart

Zetafonts’ Bogart is an eclectic typeface inspired by many 1920s styles such as Cooper Black, Goudy Heavy Face and Windsor. Although created in late 2020, this style still carries the hip and electric persona of its ancestors.
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Great for: Both headings and body text, advertisements, product packaging, logotypes 
Styles available: Regular and italic in nine weightings
Free for: Personal use (two styles available for free)
Get it  here

27. Rokkitt

Rokkitt derives from geometric slab serif typefaces called Egyptians which were popular from the late 19th century to mid-20th century. Its broad and spaced lettering exudes modernity and commands attention.
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Great for: Headings, display text
Styles available: Nine weightings including thin, extralight, light, regular, medium, semibold, bold, extrabold and black
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

28. Musket

Musket is a robust style apt to convey a strong and bold message. Its unique and solid lettering makes it one of the best free display fonts available today.
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Great for: Headings and larger print
Styles available: Two weightings of regular and bold
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

29. Tertre

This uniform and well-structured font finds its roots in bold and catchy French signage styles. Interestingly, Tertre borrows its name from a buzzing Parisian square called Place du Tertre.
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Great for: Signage, menus and price lists, branding and packaging, publishing
Styles available: Six weights from extra light to black
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

30. Eczar

Eczar is a quirky style that gives a contemporary, lively appeal to the text with its crooked curves and flicks. This font supports over 45 languages and multiple scripts including Latin and Devanagari.
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Great for: Academic books
Styles available: Five weights from regular to extra bold
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

31. Elsie 

Elsie’s soft lettering with gentle curls personify femininity and glamour. This adds an expressive feature to each character which is bound to intrigue the reader.
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Great for: Texts commemorating glamour, fashion and femininity
Styles available: Regular and black weightings with their corresponding swash caps styles
Free for: Personal and commercial
Get it here

32. Spinwerad 

Spinwerad is one of those classical typefaces that can turn simple words into powerful messages. The combination of thin letter frames contrasting with bolder frames in each letter further adds sophistication to the text.
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Great for: Headings, slogans, paragraph texts
Styles available: Two variations, an all small caps called SpinweradC and Spinwerad Bold
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

33. Bullpen

Texts written in Bullpen exude sturdiness and masculinity. The lettering in its numerous variations shows linear, geometric cuts that give the text its persona.
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Great for: Headlines, banners, logotypes, T-shirts, larger print
Styles available: Regular and italic in seven weightings, along with 3D text alternative
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

34. Abril Fatface

Abril Fatface is an elegant typeface that ensures that the text has a strong presence and a contemporary vibe. This style borrows from the heavy fonts used for headings of posters and advertisements in 19th century Britain and France.
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Great for: Headlines
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

35. Dubiel 

Dubiel is an elegant font style with condensed lettering. The letters’ serifs and the combination of thin and thick letter frames work together to create a chic look. 
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Great for: Both headlines and body paragraphs
Styles available: Plain and Italic styles
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

36. Draconis

Draconis is an all-caps font inspired by the titling styles in a Wizards of the Coast’s Dungeons and Dragons game. Its narrow-ended, pointed serifs accentuate its pronounced letters and highlight its heavy appearance. 
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Great for: Book titles, games, slogans, headings
Styles available: Regular and italic in regular and bold weightings
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

37. Snow White

This is the title font of Rupert Sanders’ film ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’. Snow White’s lettering has an uneven design which gives a mysterious yet appealing character to the text.
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Great for: Headlines and slogans
Styles available: One weight only
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

38. Espacio

This stellar font imbibes mystique and other-worldliness in the text. Its thin and soft lettering makes it apt for happy, artistic purposes. 
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Great for: Logos, signage, slogans that wish to portray a simplistic yet creative message
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

39. Obcecada Serif

Obcecada Serif is a narrow, geometric font with symmetrically rounded curves. It has a gentle touch even while maintaining an official aura around the text. 
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Great for: Both headings and body text
Styles available: Regular and bold weightings
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

40. Jander Closer to Free

Jander Closer to Free uses accentuated, rounded serifs to create a fun-filled artistic style. The thick lettering further adds to this font’s strong character.
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Great for: T-shirts, headings, posters, greeting cards
Styles available: Only bold weighting
Free for: Personal use
Get it  here

41. Capital Regular

Capital Regular uses a geometric, square style to create straight-edged letters. Squared serifs add to the rigidity of its lettering and an expanded letter-width gives it a tone of digital modernity.
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Great for: Headlines
Styles available: Regular weight only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

42. AC Big Serif 

AC Big Serif is a unique typeface that creates its characters like they were fused, welded bars of metal. It uses both thin- and thick-framed serifs to create an intriguingly elegant and modern text. 
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Great for: Headings, posters, slogans
Styles available: Two variations, one with minimal blending between the stems and serifs and one with bolder fills
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

43. Janda Quirkygirl

Janda Quirkygirl lives up to its name by providing a quirky, feminine vibe to the text. The extended curls as well as the asymmetric nature of its letters will immediately amuse any reader.
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Great for: Headlines and fun text
Styles available: Regular weight only
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

44. Love Ya Like A Sister

Love Ya Like A Sister is another playful font that draws you in with its handwritten, pencil sketch-like feel. Kimberly Geswein designed this font as a tribute to her friendship with her sister.
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Great for: T-shirts, advertisements, logotypes, greeting cards
Styles available: Two variations, one with solid colouring and the other leaving scattered white spaces throughout the filled lettering
Free for: Personal use only
Get it here

45. Futurex Slab

Futurex Slab is an aptly named font that summons a futuristic vibe with rounded curves, shortened arms and warped shapes. 
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Great for: Logotypes, product labeling and packaging, games
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

46. Jobbernole

Jobbernole is a whimsical and fun font whose crescent-like serifs create unique creative vibes apt for any art project.
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Great for: Creative titling in books, magazines, logotypes
Styles available: Both caps and lowercase
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

47. Margherita

Margherita is one of the best free serif fonts created. Condensed lettering with straight-edged uppercase serifs and rounded lowercase serifs give it an authoritative feel with a hint of fancy.
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Great for: Both headings and body text of books, display texts 
Styles available: Six weightings including light, regular, semibold, bold, black and variable
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here
 

48. Shaping Heart

The creativity of this new font will speak directly to any reader’s heart. Its straight line serifs are perfectly complemented by flowy loops in each letter.
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Great for: Titling in book covers, menus, nameplates, romantic greeting cards
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

49. Rochie

This broad, short and bold typeface is sure to immediately grab any reader’s attention. Newly released in 2021, Rochie is the perfect choice if you want to make a strong statement with text. 
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Great for: Newspaper and magazine headlines, display texts
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

50. Colatemta

This new font style from late 2020 has an undeniable tough and sturdy tone to it. With its broad, bold lettering, this font will remind the reader of Hollywood’s classic Western films.
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Great for: Headlines of posters, banners, slogans 
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

SCRIPT

Script is based on the fluency and strokes natural to handwriting. There are two variations, with formal scripts based on the lines produced with a quill, and casual scripts representing the motions of the pen in hand. The following 25 styles are ideal Script fonts for your writing. 

51. Angel Tears

Angel Tears imitates the stroke of a brush to create soft lettering. The addition of thinly framed letters enhances the legibility of the text and complements the thicker brushstrokes.
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Great for: Headlines, slogans and larger body paragraphs
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

52. Beautiful Bloom

Beautiful Bloom stays true to its name by evoking that lovely feeling one gets after looking at a pretty flower. This is a handmade font that adds a brush-like fluency to your text.
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Great for: Posters, wedding invitations, greeting cards, logos
Styles available: Regular and alternate styles
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here   

53. Oleo Script

Oleo Script font brings out a cursive flavour in the text without ever joining the letters. Its simple style maintains a good balance between flowy and easy-to-read.
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Great for: Captions, packaging, cards, invitations and advertising
Styles available: Regular and bold weightings
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

54. Little Days 

Little Days is a thin and petite script that mimics how little kids write. The thin lines composing the letters enhance legibility while small flowy loops provide a fluidity to the letters. 
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Great for: Body texts, greeting cards, packaging
Styles available: One weight only, along with an alternate style
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

55. Honey Script

Honey Script is a simple yet effective handwritten style. The fluidity and natural curves of the lettering give the text a soft tone while maintaining legibility.
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Great for: Body paragraphs, cards, messages and invitations
Styles available: Two weights of light and semibold
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

56. Allura

Allura is a highly stylised script but that does not compromise with its legibility. Its curls and loops unite the lettering to create an artistic cursive design without distracting the reader from the message. 
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Great for: Body paragraphs, slogans, headlines
Styles available: Regular weight only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

57. Dancing Script

Dancing Script stands by its name by turning the simplest of texts into a lively dance of letters. Its capital letters dip below the baseline, providing a sense of movement to the text.
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Great for: Greeting cards, display messages wishing to evoke a playfulness
Styles available: Regular weight only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

58. Aguafina Script Regular

Aguafina Script Regular is a condensed yet elegantly structured style. The slenderness of the letters allows space for more information without affecting its legibility. 
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Great for: Product packaging, glossy magazine work and book covers
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it  here

59. Peach Sundress

Peach Sundress gives a cute vibe to the text through its upright, double-lined style. Its single-lined loops complement the double-lined frames of the letters to evoke a gentle femininity.
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Great for: Larger texts and headlines
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal and commercial use
Get it here

60. Heaven Gate

Heaven Gate is a fancy calligraphic typeface with elegant curls. The natural curves of each letter impart a gentle fluency and unity to the text.
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Great for: Logotypes, headlines
Styles available: Regular only
Free for: Personal use
Get it here

61. 5th Grade Cursive

This font is exactly like its name suggests - a neat, handwritten typeface similar to what we learned in 5th grade. It is an old-fashioned but highly legible style.
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Great for: Body paragraphs, children’s books
Styles available: Regular and italic
Free for: Personal and commercial use