Best Sites to Download Free Fonts for Freelancers


Every day you make decisions in your work as a freelance graphic designer, and as we know those decisions can’t take too long, for example selecting a typeface, this task should be done quick as possible. So thinking on optimizing the speed of your work is that’s why I have compiled a list of the best sites to download free fonts for freelance graphic designers. The compilation includes sites that contain free fonts for personal and commercial use.

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I hope this will be useful for you.


Jeffrey Schreiber


You can find some really nice free fonts samples in the site of the graphic designer Jeffrey Schreiber. The samples are available for personal use only.


Type Depot


This site features some great free fonts that can be very useful for posters, logo design, and others. Free typefaces are available for commercial and personal use.


Lost Type


A Pay-What-You-Want type foundry site that has a collection of over 50 different typefaces and the better is that establish $0 for the price to download is possible, of course, if you can contribute to the creators with something more, don’t hesitate doing it.


Font Squirrel 


This is one of my favorite sites for font download so far, because on this site there’s a considerable amount of fonts for free download, although there are also premium fonts to buy, all of it perfectly categorized and classified for a very easy navigation. Finding the typeface that you have in mind will be possible in this great site. In addition to the above, the site features a web font generator and a font identifier tool, both are very useful.


The Northern Block


With a total of 20 fonts, this site offers some very interesting and free for download typefaces which you can use for commercial and personal use without restrictions.


The League of Moveable Type


Despite the number of fonts in this site is limited, you can get some amazing typefaces on this which may be considered as premium but that they are totally free and open source for commercial and personal use.




Dribbble is not only a platform to upload and show your artworks, in this site you can find a lot of free fonts that are shared by the community, many of them of excellent quality. The license can vary depending on each uploader.




Another site with a small amount of pretty good typographic freebies that worth download because all of them have a full commercial license, but with the limitation of not getting the full font family.


Free Typography


This is a really amazing site for getting several wonderful exclusive free fonts for personal and/or commercial use. The collection is quite extensive.




As Dribbble, in Behance is possible to get some really nice free fonts provided by the user community of the platform. Remember that the licenses of each font vary depending on the author.




This site is known by every graphic designer – or at least, most of them – DaFont is an extensive fonts library that contains a significant amount of typefaces ranging from serif to script and the better of all is that every font in this site is completely free.


Google Web Fonts


If your work involves the design and development of websites,  Google Fonts is the site that can’t miss in your bookmarks because this features a lot of web fonts and some useful tools for integrating them in the CSS of your sites and the right implementation of the same.


Hype for Type


In this fonts shop, we can find about 150 free sample fonts for download. Definitively you shall love more than one of the typefaces in this site.




A website specialized in freebies in which the fonts are present. With an amount of more than 300 free typefaces, Freebiesbug is an excellent option for getting some totally free awesome fonts.




As the description of the site tells us, Fontspring has tons of free fonts for designers, very well classified in different kinds.




Fontyukle is a site like DaFont, in this is possible to find a great deal of totally free typefaces of all the kinds, securely you will find on this more than one that may be useful.




Another typeface shop that features a good few of free fonts samples which will be a good addition for your personal collection.


Font Ex


In this website, we can get some great free fonts, there are not many but they are worth to take a look at and download too.


Font Fabric


As you well know, this is a famous font shop that not only stores some of the most popular and prestigious commercial fonts of the world but also provides monthly a selection of fonts which we can get for free, something that certainly we must take advantage of.



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  • Prateek is also a good site to download Free Fonts and many other design resources.