It’s not always easy finding reliable sources for quality fonts, so we have complied a shortlist of trusted sources to download freely and also purchase premium fonts.
Font Squirrel is a great place to find free high-quality fonts and it’s one of the few places where you can comfortably download and use fonts for any commercial projects.
The Lost Type Co-Op
This one of kind type foundry allows you to Pay-What-You-Want for their fonts. If you see a font that you like from their site and don’t want to pay anything for it, you can simply enter $0 and hit the download button to get the font for free.
Do be careful though, since not all of the fonts featured on their site allow for commercial use. Read the license agreement of each font you download carefully before using them.
Fontfabric is an independent type foundry that was launched in 2008 and it offers some of the most popular typefaces used by designers. Fontfabric provides users with both free and premium (paid) fonts.
Solomon, Nexa, and Code are just few of their notable fonts released to date.
MyFonts is a ditributor of fonts created by other authors. All the fonts featured on the site a carefully chosen to ensure quality and MyFonts makes its revenue by taking a portion of the sales. You can find both free and paid fonts that allows for commercial use.
The League of Movable Type
The League of Movable Type is the first ever open-source type foundry, dedicated to bringing the most well-made free and open-source typography to the people. You can find some of their popular fonts (Ostrich Sans, Raleway, and Junction) as part of Google Fonts collection.
exljbris Font Foundry
exljbris Font Foundry is Jos Buivenga’s one-man type design foundry most known for typefaces like Museo and Calluna.
Offers a very large archive of fonts designed by various authors. Though the quality of the fonts are questionable at times, you can find almost any type of fonts.
Typedepot is a small type design studio currently based in Sofia, Bulgaria. It’s run by Alexander Nedelev & Veronika Slavova, who are focused mainly in developing display fonts such as Glide, Pista & Piron.
FontShop was founded in 1989 in Berlin and it was the first font reseller in digital type history. You can expect to find some of the popular fonts including FF DIN, Museo Sans, and Futura.
Google Fonts launched in 2010 and since its inception, it has been the go-to place for those seeking open source fonts.