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Best Free Fonts of 2017

Dori Levine January 9, 2018 Branding & Design, Marketing 1 Comment

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As we kickoff 2018, it’s a good time to reflect on some favorites of 2017. As we all know, fonts are one of the most important pieces of any good design. These days you can find some truly fabulous free fonts. There are many sites showcasing the top free fonts of 2017 with different reasoning behind them. We checked out a few of these lists, looking in particular at fonts that earned a top spot.


Our first #1 free font is Cymbria:

Cymbria is a versatile sans serif typeface with weights that can be used for vintage to modern minimalist designs. It includes 6 weights including textured and rounded. With multiple options for finishes, Cymbria will continue to be a go-to font for all designers. See the entire list of fonts at Pixel Surplus.


Next up in the top spot is IBM Plex:

This font contains monospaced, slab and san serif options, with 8 different weights. What more could you ask for from one font? See the entire list of fonts at Creative Bloq.


The digital marketing gurus selected Hello Stockholm as their top pick.

It’s a fun and imperfect modern brushed script font. This font is heavily inspired by modern branding where you combine a beautiful script with a perfectly fitting sans serif font. See the entire list of fonts on the Hubspot Blog.


Last but not least is the pick from Behance, Selima Script:

This is fresh brush script–distorted and irregular, yet beautifully imperfect. Every individual character is unique and handmade. Vintage in style, yet seamlessly blending with the modern. See the entire list of fonts at Behance.

Well, that wraps up our top free font exploration for 2017.

Hopefully you’ve been inspired! We’re all eager to see what new trends and favorites emerge in 2018.

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  • 9series @ Creative Design Company July 10, 2018

    Excellent post on best free fonts !!
    Thanks for sharing informative info here.

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