40 Best New Fonts of 2022

Ben Moss.
December 26, 2022

Choosing the right typefaces for your website can elevate a design from dour to delightful. The right typeface gives personality to your brand voice and can make sure your content gets read.

40 Best New Fonts of 2022.

And so, every month, we put together a roundup of the best new fonts for web designers. In this roundup of the year, we look back at the past twelve months and showcase our forty favorite fonts of 2022. Enjoy!

Tellumo

Tellumo is an elegant geometric sans-serif that oozes positivity. It comes with a standard set of caps and an alternative set of swash caps.

DT Random Display

DT Random Display is an original approach to typeface design. It’s perfect for posters or a branding project with a courageous client.

Rebrand

Rebrand is a sans-serif packed with character. There are display and text versions, each with seven weights.

Aiglon

Aiglon is a monolinear semi-geometric sans-serif. It is simple and forthright, without being dull or forgettable.

Shorai Sans

Shorai Sans is a blend of geometric sans-serif and calligraphic brushstrokes. As well as Latin glyphs, there’s a complete set of Japanese characters.

Monden

Monden is a high-contrast serif with a clever little kick on the lowercase h, m, and n that adds richness to body text.

Canora

Canora is a calligraphic typeface with two styles: Frente leans to the right, and Verso leans to the left.

Epicene

Epicene is a beautifully baroque typeface with some intriguing details. There are two families, a display version and a text version.

Sangbleu

Sangbleu is a super-family of typefaces with five complementary styles: Empire, Kingdom, Republic, Versailles, and Sunrise.

Forme

Forme is a typically British grotesque typeface with the bonus of having an equally functional Arabic sibling.

Aprello

Aprello is a robust sans-serif that’s ideal for branding projects. There are six weights, each with an italic and a variable font version.

Selva

Selva is an elegant serif typeface in the Scotch tradition. It has a vast number of weights and a particularly attractive italic.

GT Planar

GT Planar is a unique typeface with both italic and retalic styles that slant up to 45 degrees in each direction.

Veqay

Veqay is an elegant stencil typeface with organic shapes, making it ideal for certain branding and editorial design.

Apta

Apta is a clean sans-serif with excellent proportions. Unusually it comes in three versions, a geometric style, a humanist style, and a combination style.

Antodits

Antodits is an energetic script face that has the feel of graffiti. This is a great display font for headlines.

Delvard

Delvard is a family of three typefaces, Display, Subhead, and Text. It’s a beautiful serif with script-like strokes.

Rosales

Rosales integrates a humanist style with geometric forms and calligraphic alternatives to create a unique typeface.

Fisterra

Fisterra is an informal serif with two different styles: Morte, with emphasizes curves, and Fora, which emphasizes sharp lines.

Connection

Connection is a precisely drawn typeface with beautiful detail courtesy of a calligraphic influence.

Ping Round

Ping Round is a simple sans-serif drawn with as few strokes as possible, resulting in some characterful letterforms.

Mule

Mule is a hard-working serif with friendly, engaging letterforms. It has a great rhythm, making it ideal for extended text.

Arnika

Arnika is a contemporary typeface with a large x-height. The flares on its strokes put it mid-way between a serif and a sans-serif.

Kingsad

Kingsad is a sans-serif designed for branding. The generous curves and wide letterforms make it best suited to short text.

Apice

Apice is an elegant script font perfect for posters, branding, and editorial design. It’s a variable font with a setting to control stroke contrast.

The Future

The Future is a reworking of the ideas behind Futura. It has a great mix of Western and Japanese typographic traditions.

Mallory

Mallory is an Art Nouveau-inspired display face. It has graceful sweeping curves and strong contrast.

Fabbrica

Fabbrica is a functional sans-serif that performs exceptionally well at small sizes and especially well on screen.

Gills & Co

Gills & Co is another of this year’s crop of Art Nouveau-inspired typefaces. It’s ideal for editorial design.

Satiata

Satiata is an energetic typeface that almost dances across the screen. Best used for branding or display type.

Fold

Fold is a no-nonsense sans-serif that’s plan spoken and trustworthy. It has four weights with corresponding italics.

Bells Morten

Bells Morten is a display font inspired by vintage signage. It’s bold and all-caps, with sharp flared serifs.

Mori

Mori is a versatile sans-serif inspired by contemporary Japanese design. It’s ideal for branding and editorial design.

Nitido

Nitido is a humanist sans-serif designed as a companion for the popular Nitida font family. It’s beautifully suited to branding work.

Lithops

Lithops is a fantastic display face for posters, T-shirts, and editorial design, with a pattern making up the letters that’s reminiscent of seaweed.

Rapidissima

Rapidissima is a companion typeface to Rapida. While Rapida is a careful usable serif, Rapidissima is an exploration of speed.

Firelli

Firelli is a warm, contemporary slab serif with a range of weights. It’s an excellent choice for display and body type.

OBO Star

OBO Star is a semi-monospaced typeface, meaning that most of the characters use the same space.

Nagel

Nagel is a uniwidth sans-serif with a low stroke contrast and some bold detailing. It’s ideally suited to short texts and branding.

Practico Slab UI

Practico Slab UI is a workhorse slab serif that blends European and American mid-century styles. It’s available as a variable font.

Ben Moss

Ben Moss has designed and coded work for award-winning startups, and global names including IBM, UBS, and the FBI. When he’s not in front of a screen he’s probably out trail-running.

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