25 Fantastic and Completely Free Web Fonts

We have been seeing a great increase in flexibility among web designers. The community has opened up to new standards and allowed these methods to infiltrate our way of designing. Fonts are a key feature necessary in all forms of web design and development.

Our post web 2.0 generation has grown impatient of older non-standard methods. Flash support allowed for dynamic text to be generated on-the-fly with very little afterthought. This method was very bulky and weighed down much of the scripts powering such websites. With many advancements in CSS3 and similar areas we were always going to see an explosion of web fonts onto the scene. And, boy, we have.

We have chosen 25 free web fonts that are so good we can’t believe they are the free. Here they are…

Bemio

Bemio is a free css web font

Copyright → Pay what you want (or zero) for personal and commercial use.

FV Almelo

FV Almelo is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Rex

Rex is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Poly

Poly is a free web fonts

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Exo

Exo is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Arvil

Arvil is a free css web font

Copyright → Pay what you want (or zero) for personal and commercial use.

Hagin

Hagin is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Haymaker

Haymaker is a free web fonts

Copyright → Pay what you want (or zero) for personal and commercial use.

Static

Static is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Dyno

Dyno is a free web fonts

CopyrightCreative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 3.0.

Noticia Text

Noticia Text is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Archive

Archive is a free web fonts

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Hattori Hanzo

Hattori Hanzo is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Carton

Carton is a free web fonts

Copyright → Pay what you want (or zero) for personal and commercial use.

Blanch

Blanch is a free css web font

Copyright → Pay what you want (or zero) for personal and commercial use.

Lavanderia

Lavanderia is a free web fonts

Copyright → Pay what you want (or zero) for personal and commercial use.

Roboto

Roboto is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Franchise

Franchise is a free web fonts

Copyright → Pay what you want for personal and commercial use.

Mensch

Mensch is a free css web font

Copyright → Pay what you want for personal and commercial use.

Ostrich Sans

Ostrich Sans is a free web fonts

CopyrightOpen Font License

St Ryde (Regular Only)

St Ryde regular is a free css web font

Open Sans Condensed

Open Sans Condensed is a free web fonts

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Neuton

Neuton is a free css web font

CopyrightSIL Open Font License (OFL) and is free for commercial use.

Meander

Meander is a free web fonts

CopyrightOpen Font License

HVD Comic Serif Pro

HVD Comic Serif Pro is a free css web font

Copyright → Free for personal and commercial use.

Google Font Directory

Another option for developers is to ignore physical fonts, like those above, and work within an online directory. With cloud computing roaring in popularity we have seen larger developments unfold such as https://speckyboy.com/2013/07/22/google-web-fonts/.

Google Fonts provides an API which lets developers pull font stacks out of their database. If you’re curious check out the API documentation which has in-depth FAQs and a comprehensive getting started guide. All fonts are free and served under an open source license which means you are able to work with all fonts in their database completely free, no strings attached!

Finished!

Digital typography won’t be leaving anytime soon and we’re able to dress up our styles now more than ever before. The curve is just beginning as we’re ushering into a new boom era in Internet technology. Exciting times!

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Paul Andrew

Paul is the founder and editor of Speckyboy Design Magazine. He has many years experience within the web design industry and a passion for the latest web technologies and design trends. He lives in the small town of Inverness in the north of Scotland. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

Comments

  • Thanks for sharing! My faves are Rex, Haymaker, and Lavanderia.

  • Mel

    Thanks for this list they are all awesome font’s
    Rex happens to be just what I was looking for, for a project ^_^

  • Excellent fonts. Thanks for sharing!

  • Rob

    Great collection, some new ones I love here!

  • Don

    Really nice, thanks for sharing i will use some of these fonts on my next designs!

  • A nonny mus

    Love the Arvil and Static fonts, thanks for sharing!

  • HARRY-ATHENS GR

    FANTASTIC JOB, A REAL GREAT THOUGHT OF YOU SHARING THESE GEMS WITH US!