Our primary aim of Inspiration Hut was to bring the spotlight to independent designers, artists and photographers from all around the world. In todays market, many independent creatives are using websites like Creative Market as a platform to sell their work, be it fonts, logos, templates, flyers or hand drawn goodness.
Recently we have gone into partnership with Creative Market. But don’t worry, we wont be bashing your eyes with more adverts but rather with informative articles such as this one. Where we have compiled the top 10 fonts from Creative Markets first year, 2013.
Mercury Script is an action packed type family of three weigths. Click on Swash, Contextual or Stylistic alternates in any Open type savvy application for plenty of extra grooviness and combine with Mercury Ornaments for superb results.
The ban on serifs is at hand! Gin thought it could get away with it’s spirited serifs, but Prohibition has arrived and cut them off. Packed with some new surprises, this vintage sans typeface takes queues from classic war and workforce posters to industrial factories.
Lunchbox is a uniquely hand drawn typeface that gives infinite customizable options and a fully authentic look. This unique font comes in light, regular and bold and includes a wide array of other languages.
Melany Lane from Yellow Design Studio is a flourishy script based on traditional letterforms, but with the added quirks and warmth of hand-drawn type. The base character set has traditionally connected letters and an expressive charm. Contextual alternates add flair with unconnected letters and additional contour options. Mix in swash and stylistic alternates for extra funkiness and fun.
Thirsty Script Rough from Yellow Design Studio is the warm and weathered version of Thirsty Script with texture that captures the authentic qualities of letterpress printing. It’s highly customizable with four alternate versions of every weight ranging from very light to heavy distress.
Back to 1880-1900 when a number of events were coming together ; the country was evolving from a local market economy to mass merchandising, rail systems were being built and color lithography was becoming more affordable. The first rail cars full of oranges were being shipped from Southern California to the East – what a treat during a cold winter’s day.
Like a brother to the Bourbon family, Gin is distilled from similar letterforms, but condensed less. This vintage display typeface was inspired by the likes of old serifs and classic bottles of whiskey and gin.
Bourbon is a condensed display typeface inspired by the likes of whiskey bottles and vintage serifs. It enjoys long walks with subtle, distressed textures or a nice, good-ole script. One night, the “Regular” style decided to get into a bar fight and ended up looking “Rough” with a more printed, aged feel.
Voyage is a smooth and friendly vintage script family of two weights and ornament set of 132 typographic ornaments and symbols. Voyage is packed with alternate characters and OpenType features to allow you create customized headlines. To activate the alternates click on Swash, Contextual, Stylistic or Titling Alternates or Discretionary Ligatures in any OpenType savvy program or manually select the characters from Glyph Palette.