List of 100 Best Free + Public Domain Calligraphy, Script and Cursive Fonts for Graphic Designers
Calligraphy and cursive fonts are very important for the graphic designers. They can make their designs dashing by using these fonts. But, most often it is very difficult to find the required fonts free. Searching on the internet kills much of their valuable time. Even, sometimes the apprenticed designers stop their work getting tired from searching the fonts. Besides, though they get after a long searching, these are premium and that’s why they cannot download and use.
However, to make you relief from this problem, I’m going to share 100 best and free calligraphy or cursive fonts so that you can make your design stand out of others’ efforts. Or take a pen and paper and play the video above and note down the font you like and download later from the below links. It’ll take just 9:30 minutes.
1. Alex Brush:
It is a classic brush style calligraphy font. It has elegant and dramatic caps which make the font great looking. The font is very easy to read. Its short ascenders and descenders make it prominent calligraphy.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal use, but for commercial you have to pay once. http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/typesetit/alex-brush/licensin
Allura Regular is a script format and stylized. It is a feminine flowing typeface which will give you a casual handwritten feel. It is fit for package design. It is legible and simple. Anybody can read the font. It has a diversity in its usages. Many graphic and web designers accept the font for their unique design.
Usage Policy: This font is free for commercial use. http://www.1001fonts.com/allura-font.html
The font is a free brush script. It is designed by Jeremy Vessey. It is very popular because of its modern calligraphy aesthetic face. The font is totally free. It is such a font which would love all. The designers can use with full belief of making their design gorgeous.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. https://www.behance.net/gallery/43321903/THE-WOODLANDS-FREE-FONT
This font is free for personal and commercial use. It is, in fact, a script designed by Ndroadv. The font has a modern calligraphic typeface which is very clean and legible. It has many international characters with many alternates for easy mixing and matching.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. To know more, visit this site https://www.behance.net/gallery/42210505/NOELAN-FREE-FONT
It is a very attractive font. It has a varying bold and thin strokes. It also has a numerous interesting characters. For example: the lowercase z, Arabian font effects, etc.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. To know more, visit this site http://www.fontsc.com/font/arizonia
6. King Basil:
It is a full free font for personal and commercial use. It is designed by Missy Meyer. The font was named Spiffy McGee before and later it is renamed. This font is very light and easy to use. It has a great typeface. The font is very usable for the various stationary, bag printing, graphic design, web design, book cover page, etc.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. https://www.behance.net/gallery/40105313/King-Basil-Free-Brush-Font
It is a feminine striped-rough calligraphy typeface. It will provide you a casual and natural feeling. It is very light, high contrast and very legible script font. The font is totally free for any use and suitable for wedding cards, greeting cards, logo, banner, template, and so on. It is available in both format- OTF and TTF.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. https://goo.gl/1HTUyR
8. Variane Script:
The font is very suitable for branding, advertisement, website header, and so on. It is created by Boy Moch Tomi. This font is pretty much complex and useful for everyone. It will give you a very modern and a splash of vintage charm.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. http://www.fontspace.com/work-ins-studio/variane-script
9. Black Jack:
The font is rich with its modern and monoline typeface. It is clean, light, and unpretentious. It is very useful for both, feminine and masculine design purposes.
Usage Policy: Black Jack is free, but it is not in the public domain https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/blackjack
If you are a designer, you will be happy to hear that Bolina is such a font which can be used across any type of projects. It is a condensed font with a varying thick and thin strokes. It is light and easy to use.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. http://www.1001freefonts.com/bolina.font
11. Fabfelt Script:
This is a free font. It is designed by the French graphic designer Fabien Despinoy. It will give you a feel of handwritten typeface without graininess. It is natural and a little retro. However, it will make your design gorgeous.
Usage Policy: Free for personal us, but not for commercial. http://fabiendespinoy.free.fr/typo-fabfelt.html
12. Dancing Script:
This font is designed by Pablo Impallari. It is a casual and lively cursive font. Here there is a great variety. The capital letters are big and go beyond the baseline. Its letters bounce and sometimes changes slightly. It is great and friendly to look.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. http://www.fontspace.com/pablo-impallari/dancing-script
This font is designed by the super-talented Emily Spadoni. It is a hand lettered script typeface font. This latest and modern font is sweet, saucy, and a little shabby. This is one of the most used fonts by the designers.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. https://goo.gl/i3h0kI
14. Anke FG Regular:
This font is originally designed by the Anke Arnold and later developed by Fontgrube Media Design. It is one of the best script fonts. It is only available in TTF format and free for commercial use.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. https://goo.gl/a4LnrM
15. Bukhari Script:
It is a bold monoline cursive font. This font is also called Mouse Lettering Typeface because it was started to create from a bold line with a computer mouse. This font is very useful for various design projects. It is suitable for all like web, print, graphic design, etc. By this font, you can design logo, poster, badge, business card, T-shirt design, and others.
Usage Policy: This is a free font for personal and commercial.
16. Honey Script:
It is one of the most beautiful and whimsical script font designed by Dieter Steffmann. The designers love the font because of its simple hand-drawn appearance of the lines.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. http://www.1001fonts.com/honey-script-font.html#styles
17. CAC Champagne:
This is a very elegant and classical display font. It is too much light and easy to read. It is a versatile and timeless it its design and also it is very popular among the graphic designers.
Usage Policy: It is free font for commercial and personal. https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/CAC-Champagne
18. Marketing Script:
It will give you a feel of perfectly spaced and balanced. It is made by Dieter Steffmann. This font is different from others because of its flowing and connected characters. This is available in three different styles. Anyway, it is one of the favorite fonts to the designers.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. http://www.1001fonts.com/marketing-script-font.html
This is also one the most beautiful font. It is a classic feminine font with a thin stroke. This font is perfect for the headline of the invitation card or something like this.
Usage Policy: This font is 100% free for personal and commercial. http://www.dafont.com/champignon.font
20. Pacifico Regular:
It is a great cursive font. The font is designed by Vernon Adams. This is one of the best font I have seen ever. This font is also available in Google’s web font collection for online use.
Usage Policy: This font is free for personal and commercial use. http://www.1001fonts.com/pacifico-font.html#styles