Best free fonts for designers

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Your favorite fonts from distinct families - Serif, Sans Serif, Slab Serif, Script, Handwritten, American Gothic, and more - all in one place!

  • Best Serif fonts

    Use the decorative tails and strokes of Serif fonts - including Alegreya, Grenze (available with nine weights), and Cormorant to improve legibility of lengthy passages of text and reading speed for the viewer.

  • Best Serif fonts
  • Best Sans Serif fonts

    Instill a modern, friendly tone in your design with Picmaker’s collection of the best Sans Serif fonts. They are a good choice for signages, application texts, digital publications, and magazines.

  • Best Sans Serif fonts

Consistency is key

Be consistent with your choice of font(s). It is, after all, an intrinsic part of your brand’s identity.

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  • Upload brand fonts

    Stay on-brand by uploading brand fonts and use them in your design. Click the “upload fonts” button on the left pane and start working with your unique set of fonts.

  • Upload brand fonts
  • Font file formats

    Upload your fonts in TrueType Font (.TTF) and OpenType Font (.OTF) formats and ensure your file size doesn’t exceed 30 megabytes (MB).

  • Font file formats

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Brand Kit

Use Picmaker’s Brand Kit to uphold brand identity. Upload up to three custom fonts for headings, sub-headings, and the body text of your design.

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Premium design templates

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Flip your frame arrangement

Use the “Flip” option to rearrange the frame to suit your design and enhance its appearance.

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5 tips for choosing and using fonts in your design
  • Decide your theme and target audience
    Personality

    Consider how you want your brand to be perceived when you choose a font. For example, a Sans Serif font conveys friendliness and a sense of informality. On the other hand, script fonts invoke emotions and provide authenticity to design and messaging.

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    Consider function

    Similar to choosing a font to reflect personality, consider the type of font that best fits your design. Do you want to enhance your message’s readability, or make your design pop and grab the viewer’s attention?

  • Add your brand colours
    Select two to three fonts

    Yes! Choose a font for the heading, one for sub-headings, and another for the body text. Too many different fonts can dilute your message and distract your viewers.

  • Add names and other details
    Strike the right balance

    When you choose a font, consider the visual and tonal balance you want to project with your design. To strike the right balance, consider the font weight, length, and how the font flows between each letter.

  • Add names and other details
    Test frequently

    It’s difficult to know how your font will work until you’ve tested it in your design. But testing shouldn’t be a one-time exercise either. Be ready to test different fonts based on the use case, target audience, and the medium (digital or print) where you use a font.

  • Best free script fonts

    Use script fonts to add flair and communicate stylishly. Script fonts are most effective when used in headers and call-outs. Lobster, Mightype, and Allura are three of the popular Script fonts available to free Picmaker users.

  • Organic and abstract shapes
  • Nail your font size

    Match your choice of font with the right size to create the desired impact on the viewer. The recommended header font size is 31 px and 16 px is the recommended size for body font.

  • Curved edges, lines, crosses
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get free fonts?

Picmaker offers its users free access to 520+ fonts from different families, in different weights, roundedness, and more. It’s recommended that you choose 2-3 fonts to enrich the visual appeal of your design.

Select the text whose size you want to change. Change the size in the dropdown above the artboard. 31 px is the recommended font size for headers, and 16 px is the recommended font size for body text.

PT Sans, PT Serif, Open Sans, Alegreya, Arvo, and Josefin Sans are some of the fonts that improve legibility and readability. They also look professional, which helps build trust with customers.

A 10-14 point font size is ideal for big blocks of text to ensure the reader doesn’t have to squint to glean information. Font size for print headlines can range between 18 and 26 pts.

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