15 Best New Fonts, July 2023

Ben Moss.
July 17, 2023

Choosing a font for your project is one of the most important steps you’ll take in the process; it’s the point at which you finalize the tone of your content. And so, to give you a fresh voice for each new client each month, we write this roundup of the best new fonts we’ve found. Enjoy!

15 Best New Fonts, July 2023.

Martina Plantijn

Martina Plantijn is a beautiful Old Style serif that is elegant, understated at small sizes and features graceful curves and proportions at larger sizes. Named for the 17th-century printer, it is a flexible and robust family for fine typography.

Martina Plantijn

NN Konrad

NN Konrad was designed as a contemporary reimagining of the first printed roman type from the 15th century. Its early gothic heritage is apparent in the letterforms, updated for the digital age. It’sIt’s a brilliant typeface that stands out from the crowd.

Konrad

Gismo

Gismo is a chunky font family with four styles: Round, SemiRound, SemiRectangular, and Rectangular. The modern sans-serifs have thin connectors and sharp terminals. It’sIt’s a unique set of fonts that is a gift for logo designers.

Gismo

Solfa

Solfa is a condensed sans-serif designed to be used at large sizes. Its heavy weight and bold graphical shapes are attention-grabbing. Initially designed for the foundry’s branding, it’s a rugged, confident typeface that leans into the Brutalist trend.

Solfa

Anona

Anona is an upright italic — a sans-serif that employs all the characteristics of an italic except the slant. It works wonderfully well on screen, thanks to its vertical strokes. And the hand-written quality adds a clear human presence to the design.

Anona

Wander Cloud

Wander Cloud is one of those typefaces that look amazing but are next to impossible to read. Use it sparingly, and don’tdon’t think about running text. It would work well if the right combination of letters were needed.

Wander Cloud

Paramount

Paramount is a pair of typefaces, regular and Neo. The former is more usable, but Paramount Neo has the most character, drawing inspiration from NASA’sNASA’s famous worm logotype. They are excellent choices for brand design, together or singly.

Paramount

Juneau Deco

Juneau Deco is a beautiful example of architectural type design. It was created as a custom typeface by Tour de Force for the Stalwart Group based on Art Deco lettering on its Wisconsin headquarters. Juneau Deco is free to use with attribution.

Juneau Deco

Kayshi Sans

Kayshi Sans is an elegant sans-serif with graceful curves built into the letterforms so that the word shapes appear to undulate. The high-contrast and flared terminals give it a retro feel.

Kayshi Sans

South East

South East is an excellent workhorse, with 18 styles ranging from Extralight to Black and accompanying italics. Its design is based on the Korean alphabet’salphabet’s shapes, yet it looks distinctly Swiss.

South East

Calleo

Calleo is a modern font family offering highly useable sans alongside a more experimental Flux variation. It’sIt’s highly legible at small sizes, making it a good choice for screen design, and Calleo Flux is an intriguing design for headings.

Calleo

Artemesia

Artemesia is a beautiful serif with mixed-width glyphs. The flowing ribbon-like strokes feel calligraphic, and the typeface has an evident Greek influence.

Artemesia

Lucius

Lucius began life as a serif, but during the design process, a sans emerged. Retaining some of the characteristics of the serif, the family is a bold, almost black design. It’sIt’s a solid choice for logo design or short headings.

Lucius

Isard

Isard is a hard-working sans-serif with 14 styles, from Thin to Black, plus accompanying italics. It has a pleasant vertical rhythm and slight boxiness. It works well for large blocks of text.

Isard

Garibaldi

Garibaldi is a condensed sans with a strong rhythm and geometric forms. There are nine weights which give you a great deal of flexibility. It’sIt’s a strong choice for logos.

Garibaldi

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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