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Over 75 Free Fonts That Will Make You a Better Designer

Over 75 Free Fonts That Will Make You a Better Designer

Although often overlooked, fonts are just as important as the images and colors that we use to create beautiful things. Most people never consider the weight that the typeface carries – even in the simplest designs. For years we’ve been trained to only browse through the limited collection of fonts found in Word. The fact is, there are thousands of free fonts available that can be downloaded to use anywhere you please.

Using Free Fonts

I’ve scoured the web to create a shortlist of the best free fonts out there. I’ve personally used each of these fonts, so I can assure you they’re top notch! And if you don’t like any of these? Well, I doubt that, but if you’re looking for more check out these apps.

All of the following 75+ fonts are free in one way or another. Most of them offer a full commercial license. This means you can use the font just about any way you want. Some fonts, however, may only offer a couple of demos from the complete font collection. For instance, if they have 12 fonts total (light to bold to heavy), they might only let you use the light version for free and offer the remaining versions at a small cost.

Using the right fonts can completely change a design. This is one of the easiest ways to take even the simplest designs to the next level. There are countless fonts out there, all fighting for your attention. I hope this collection will prove to be as useful to you as it has been for me.

Campton: View More + Download 

campton-free-font

    Baron: View More + Download

    baron

      Mohave: View More + Download

      mohave

        Glober: View More + Download

        glober

          Disclaimer: View More + Download

          disclaimer01

            Canter: View More + Download

            canter01

              Simplifica: View More + Download

              simplifica

                Adam: View More + Download

                adam

                  Kaiju: View More + Download

                  kaiju

                    Fairview: View More + Download

                    Fairview-Font-5

                      Aqua Grotesque: View More + Download

                      Aqua Grotesque

                        Odin Rounded: View More + Download

                        Odin-image-1

                          Biko: View More + Download

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                          biko

                            Porto: View More + Download

                            porto1

                              Dense: View More + Download

                              dense

                                Chase: View More + Download

                                chase

                                  Flagship Free Typeface: View More + Download

                                  flasgship

                                    Ostrich Sans Inline: View More + Download

                                    ostrich-sans-5

                                      Borg: View More + Download

                                      Borg-Font

                                        Novito Nova: View More + Download

                                        Novito-NOVA

                                          Bosun: View More + Download

                                          bosun

                                            Le Super Serif: View More + Download

                                            Le-Super-Serif

                                              Kraftstoff Typeface: View More + Download

                                              Kraftstoff

                                                High Tide: View More + Download

                                                hightide01

                                                  Manteka: View More + Download

                                                  Manteka

                                                    Adamas Regular: View More + Download

                                                    Adamas-Regular

                                                      Langdon: View More + Download

                                                      langdon

                                                        Lovelo: View More + Download

                                                        lovelo01

                                                          Airbag: View More + Download

                                                          airbag-typeface-free

                                                            London: View More + Download

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                                                            london

                                                              True Love: View More + Download

                                                              true love

                                                                Moonshiner: View More + Download

                                                                moonshiner

                                                                  Hagin Serif: View More + Download

                                                                  hagin

                                                                    Norwester: View More + Download

                                                                    norwester

                                                                      Bitter: View More + Download

                                                                      bitter

                                                                        Ribbon: View More + Download

                                                                        ribbon

                                                                          Attitude: View More + Download

                                                                          Attitude-font

                                                                            Geomancy: View More + Download

                                                                            geomancy-fame

                                                                              Moderne Sans: View More + Download

                                                                              moderne sans

                                                                                Sant Joan Despi: View More + Download

                                                                                Sant-Joan-Despi-Free-Font

                                                                                  Garnata: View More + Download

                                                                                  garnata

                                                                                    Kirvy: View More + Download

                                                                                    KIRVY

                                                                                      Reckoner: View More + Download

                                                                                      recokoner

                                                                                        Coco: View More + Download

                                                                                        coco

                                                                                          Montserrat: View More + Download

                                                                                          montserrat_35810

                                                                                            Blanch: View More + Download

                                                                                            blanch

                                                                                              Abraham Lincoln: View More + Download

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                                                                                              Abraham-Lincoln-01

                                                                                                Valencia: View More + Download

                                                                                                Valentina

                                                                                                  Nexa: View More + Download

                                                                                                  nexafont01

                                                                                                    Archive: View More + Download

                                                                                                    archive1

                                                                                                      Weston: View More + Download

                                                                                                      weston

                                                                                                        Intro: View More + Download

                                                                                                        intro01

                                                                                                          Silverfake: View More + Download

                                                                                                          silverfake

                                                                                                            Code Pro: View More + Download

                                                                                                            codepro_01

                                                                                                              A Love of Thunder: View More + Download

                                                                                                              a-love-of-thunder_9006

                                                                                                                Fabrica: View More + Download

                                                                                                                fabrica

                                                                                                                  Carton: View More + Download

                                                                                                                  carton

                                                                                                                    AXIS: View More + Download

                                                                                                                    axis

                                                                                                                      Elegant Lux: View More + Download

                                                                                                                      elegant lux

                                                                                                                        Building: View More + Download

                                                                                                                        building

                                                                                                                          Muchacho: View More + Download

                                                                                                                          muchacho

                                                                                                                            Komoda: View More + Download

                                                                                                                            komoda

                                                                                                                              Oranienbaum: View More + Download

                                                                                                                              Oranienbaum

                                                                                                                                RBNo2: View More + Download

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                                                                                                                                RBNo2_06

                                                                                                                                  Geared: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                  geared

                                                                                                                                    Haymaker: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                    haymaker

                                                                                                                                      Nougatine: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                      NOUGATINE

                                                                                                                                        Metropolis: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                        metropolis

                                                                                                                                          Rleud: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                          rleud

                                                                                                                                            Nautilus Pompilius: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                            nautilustype

                                                                                                                                              Portica: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                              Portica

                                                                                                                                                Lichtspiele: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                lichtspiele

                                                                                                                                                  Vast Shadow: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                  vast-shadow

                                                                                                                                                    Cinzel: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                    Cinzel

                                                                                                                                                      Marta: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                      marta

                                                                                                                                                        Korneuburg: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                        Korneuburg

                                                                                                                                                          Flagship Slab Rounded: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                          flasgship

                                                                                                                                                            Bandera: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                            bandera

                                                                                                                                                              Impregnable: View More + Download

                                                                                                                                                              impregnable

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                                                                                                                                                                7 Tools to Help Keep Track of Goals and Habits Effectively

                                                                                                                                                                7 Tools to Help Keep Track of Goals and Habits Effectively

                                                                                                                                                                Now that 2011 is well underway and most people have fallen off the bandwagon when it comes to their New Year’s resolutions (myself included), it’s a good time to step back and take an honest look at our habits and the goals that we want to achieve.

                                                                                                                                                                Something that I have learned over the past few years is that if you track something, be it your eating habits, exercise, writing time, work time, etc. you become aware of the reality of the situation. This is why most diet gurus tell you to track what you eat for a week so you have an awareness of the of how you really eat before you start your diet and exercise regimen.

                                                                                                                                                                Tracking daily habits and progress towards goals is another way to see reality and create a way for you clearly review what you have accomplished over a set period of time. Tracking helps motivate you too; if I can make a change in my life and do it once a day for a period of time it makes me more apt to keep doing it.

                                                                                                                                                                So, if you have some goals and habits in mind that need tracked, all you need is a tracking tool. Today we’ll look at 7 different tools to help you keep track of your habits and goals.

                                                                                                                                                                Joe’s Goals

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                                                                                                                                                                  Joe’s Goals is a web-based tool that allows users to track their habits and goals in an easy to use interface. Users can add as many goals/habits as they want and also check multiple times per day for those “extra productive days”. Something that is unique about Joe’s Goals is the way that you can keep track of negative habits such as eating out, smoking, etc. This can help you visualize the good things that you are doing as well as the negative things that you are doing in your life.

                                                                                                                                                                  Joe’s Goals is free with a subscription version giving you no ads and the “latest version” for $12 a year.

                                                                                                                                                                  Daytum

                                                                                                                                                                    Daytum

                                                                                                                                                                    is an in depth way of counting things that you do during the day and then presenting them to you in many different reports and groups. With Daytum you can add several different items to different custom categories such as work, school, home, etc. to keep track of your habits in each focus area of your life.

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                                                                                                                                                                    Daytum is extremely in depth and there are a ton of settings for users to tweak. There is a free version that is pretty standard, but if you want more features and unlimited items and categories you’ll need Daytum Plus which is $4 a month.

                                                                                                                                                                    Excel or Numbers

                                                                                                                                                                      If you are the spreadsheet number cruncher type and the thought of using someone else’s idea of how you should track your habits turns you off, then creating your own Excel/Numbers/Google spreadsheet is the way to go. Not only do you have pretty much limitless ways to view, enter, and manipulate your goal and habit data, but you have complete control over your stuff and can make it private.

                                                                                                                                                                      What’s nice about spreadsheets is you can create reports and can customize your views in any way you see fit. Also, by using Dropbox, you can keep your tracker sheets anywhere you have a connection.

                                                                                                                                                                      Evernote

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                                                                                                                                                                        I must admit, I am an Evernote junky, mostly because this tool is so ubiquitous. There are several ways you can implement habit/goal tracking with Evernote. You won’t be able to get nifty reports and graphs and such, but you will be able to access your goal tracking anywhere your are, be it iPhone, Android, Mac, PC, or web. With Evernote you pretty much have no excuse for not entering your daily habit and goal information as it is available anywhere.

                                                                                                                                                                        Evernote is free with a premium version available.

                                                                                                                                                                        Access or Bento

                                                                                                                                                                          If you like the idea of creating your own tracker via Excel or Numbers, you may be compelled to get even more creative with database tools like Access for Windows or Bento for Mac. These tools allow you to set up relational databases and even give you the option of setting up custom interfaces to interact with your data. Access is pretty powerful for personal database applications, and using it with other MS products, you can come up with some pretty awesome, in depth analysis and tracking of your habits and goals.

                                                                                                                                                                          Bento is extremely powerful and user friendly. Also with Bento you can get the iPhone and iPad app to keep your data anywhere you go.

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                                                                                                                                                                          You can check out Access and the Office Suite here and Bento here.

                                                                                                                                                                          Analog Bonus: Pen and Paper

                                                                                                                                                                          All these digital tools are pretty nifty and have all sorts of bells and whistles, but there are some people out there that still swear by a notebook and pen. Just like using spreadsheets or personal databases, pen and paper gives you ultimate freedom and control when it comes to your set up. It also doesn’t lock you into anyone else’s idea of just how you should track your habits.

                                                                                                                                                                          Conclusion

                                                                                                                                                                          I can’t necessarily recommend which tool is the best for tracking your personal habits and goals, as all of them have their quirks. What I can do however (yes, it’s a bit of a cop-out) is tell you that the tool to use is whatever works best for you. I personally keep track of my daily habits and personal goals with a combo Evernote for input and then a Google spreadsheet for long-term tracking.

                                                                                                                                                                          What this all comes down to is not how or what tool you use, but finding what you are comfortable with and then getting busy with creating lasting habits and accomplishing short- and long-term goals.

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