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    20 Life-Changing Fonts You Can Download For Free

    You're so much better than Cambria.

    1.

    theleagueofmoveabletype.com

    What this font says about you: "I am strong, assertive, and cry without fail whenever I watch Titanic."

    By Micah Rich.

    2.

    theleagueofmoveabletype.com

    What this font says about you: "I like a nice Merlot, but I LOVE a nice strawberry André."

    (Check out The League of Moveable Type for even more incredible open-source fonts.)

    By Tyler Finck.

    3.

    theleagueofmoveabletype.com

    What this font says about you: "Yeah, I saw the value in The Great Gatsby, but I vastly prefer Fitzgerald's lesser-known work."

    4.

    losttype.com

    What this font says about you: "I know I have two master's degrees but my fantasy is to shuck my old identity and open an old-timey saloon out West."

    (Lost Type is an awesome co-op that operates on a pay-what-you-want model, as do many of the other sites on this list [so even though you CAN get their stuff for $0, chip in some cash when you can — it's how groups like this get to keep putting out innovative stuff]. And rules for whether you can use a font for commercial as opposed to personal use vary, so double-check that as well.)

    By Javier Viramontes.

    5.

    losttype.com

    What this font says about you: "Life's too short for 2D or serifs."

    By Jason Mark Jones.

    6.

    losttype.com

    What this font says about you: "I have a secret Pinterest account entirely devoted to outdoor weddings but I'm not even positive I want to get married."

    By James T. Edmondson.

    7.

    noupe.com

    What this font says about you: "The next person who asks me to design a T-shirt for their charity 5K is getting an email filled with porn spam."

    By Dominic Le-Hair.

    8.

    jorgeartola.com

    What this font says about you: "I will give you the best hug of your LIFE SO FAR."

    By Jorge Artola.

    9.

    fontsquirrel.com

    What this font says about you: "I look super sweet on the outside but if you cross me I swear I will bring you to your goddamn knees."

    By Andrew Paglinawan.

    10.

    dafont.com

    What this font says about you: "I am the most whimsical of them all!"

    By Steve Cloutier.

    11.

    dafont.com[]=10&l[]=1

    What this font says about you: "NO I AM, YOU POSER BITCH."

    (DaFont is another fantastic resource for free and pay-what-you-will fonts.)

    By Peax Webdesign.

    12.

    dafont.com

    What this font says about you: "I own Prismacolors."

    By Peax Webdesign.

    13.

    fontspace.com

    What this font says about you: "I once ate my coworker's pad thai out of the office fridge but usually I'm a pretty upstanding person."

    By Julia Petretta.

    14.

    fontsquirrel.com

    What this font says about you: "Sometimes I stay out until 7 the next morning and I haven't paid for my own drinks since 2009."

    (Font Squirrel is a veritable font* of wonderful free collections as well.

    *font joke.)

    By Typografski.

    15.

    fontsquirrel.com

    What this font says about you: "I've grudgingly entered the 21st century but you'll have to hold a gun to my head before I so much as look at an Instawhatever."

    By Tension Type.

    16.

    fontsquirrel.com

    What this font says about you: "Between you and me, my eggs Benedict recipe is way better than this brunch place's."

    By Pablo Impallari.

    17.

    fontsquirrel.com

    What this font says about you: "I have at least one tattoo inspired by a children's book. No, you can't see it."

    By Vernon Adams.

    18.

    fontspace.com

    What this font says about you: "I know how good I look. You don't need to tell me."

    By Jonathan Hill.

    19.

    fontspace.com

    What this font says about you: "EVERYTHING I SAY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING. Ugh, sorry, sometimes I have a moment. Carry on."

    By Reference Type Foundry.

    20.

    seagrassstudio.snazzymustache.com

    What this font says about you: You are me.

    By Elizabeth Crane Swartz.

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