Learn how fonts are made -- the LHF way, as Letterhead Fonts Project
Director Patrick Kalange shares tips and insights on the process of
crafting professional typefaces by hand. See more of Patrick's work here.
Below is a sample of a new font Patrick Kalange is working on.
We aren't sure what to call it,
so we need your help.
If we choose your suggested name, you'll receive a free copy of the font when it's released.
The winning name will be announced by March 1st.
Only customers may participate (you'll need your account ID)
and only one submission per person please.
LHF Signmaker 2 Fancy Inlay A LHF Signmaker 2 Fancy Inlay B
The new Inlay versions are meant to be used on top of the Regular or Fancy versions for added creative impact. The set now includes 14 alternates as well.
We realize many customers already have Signmaker, so those who purchased the original version of Signmaker before today (1/23/15) candownload this updated version with the additional 4 fonts for a special
upgrade price of $9. Contact us for details.
Charles Borges de Oliveira releases his new Word Art fonts, created from several of his fonts. Each letter corresponds to an attention grabbing word, ready to be placed quickly into your designs. These are only available through Letterhead Fonts.
Each Borges Catchwords includes 26 words ready to be added to your favorite font for extra impact. Download Catchwords 1 for free when you get any Charles Borges Font.
Good news! We're in the process of upgrading to a faster server. However, this means you may experience intermittent outage issues throughout the month of November. If you happen to visit the site during this down time or experience slowness, please know that we're aware of the issue and are working to resolve it. As always, all orders and accounts are always handled with the highest level of security.
LHF Workhorse captures the essence of hand lettering, from the tapered
waists to the elegant snaps of the brush. This timeless classic can be
used to replicate early Americana advertising and still be used in
modern designs. In OpenType programs, Workhorse utilizes Contextual
Alternates to create random variations of the capitals and lowercase
letters. This allows your text to have subtle differences in the letters
without losing form. On sale for a limited time only.
Veteran sign artist John Studden's latest creation exemplifies the
quirkiness of late 1800's lettering. Uppercase is set below the
baseline, adding a hand drawn look. Curved swashes juxtaposed with
traditional thick and thin strokes make Spencer's letters stand out in a
design. Includes 29 OpenType alternates. Get this font for only $29.80.
You'll love the versatility of Denise Bayers' newest font, LHF
Phantom, which features graceful curves and sharp corners. Use the Regular
version alone or finish your design with the lined Shadow version. Check out all the bonus alternates too! On sale until Oct. 31st.
Racing typeface from John Davis that's perfect for vehicle lettering, signs, and all
things speedy. LHF Flathead includes regular and slanted versions, and both come
complete with convex insets perfect for adding depth to your designs. Each font contains 12 bonus stylistic ligatures & alternates. On sale until Oct. 31st.
Useful Calligraphic set from David Parr, with an old-world Middle Eastern feel, but
with enough simplicity to use in modern designs. LHF Ascribe has the
appearance found on ancient sacred writings, which makes it perfect for
scroll text. Set includes Regular & Distressed versions, and bonus
Comic Caps is back! Direct from the hand of Chuck Davis, this completely updated version features all new letters and includes bonus swashes and balloons
designed to compliment the letters. Download for only $10.
It's back! Submit your designs for the 5th annual semi-annual Letterhead Fonts Design Competition for your chance to win cold hard cash, free fonts, and bragging rights.
First Place: $150 cash prize + your choice of font Second Place: $75 cash prize + your choice of font Third Place: your choice of font
Details: 1) The font used for the main copy in your design must be a Letterhead Font. 2) Designs already in the gallery are eligible for submission (previous winning designs are not eligible). 3) Please submit a large format image of your design to "firstname.lastname@example.org" by November 30th.
It's always fun to spot our fonts on signs and in commercials. This commercial by Boar's Head uses LHF Tideway Script and LHF Billhead for their "Gold Label" design. You'll also notice that they use the fonts on many of their fine meats and cheeses.
We recently made some minor adjustments to LHF Stove Pipe Thin. All rounded characters have been updated, and a few point placement issues have been resolved.
This is a free download for customers who have purchased LHF Stove Pipe Thin before today, September 22nd, 2014. It is recommended that you uninstall
your existing version and then download this new 1.2 version.
To download the
updated version, simply login to your account and download the entire .zip package for the order again.
We're always trying our hardest to save you money which is why we've created a new custom package deal. Now you can choose any 5 fonts from this special selection for only $149. Each font after 5 is still only $29.80. So the more you choose, the more you save. And every order qualifies for a free bonus gift! View all fonts...
Did you know? Now we have over 75 fonts in our collection for $39 or less. We've organized them on one page to make it easier to see them all. Many styles to choose from, including classics, best sellers, and a few
hidden gems. See them all...
Davis & Patrick
Kalange are in the process of creating a new set titled, "36
The's" & "36 Ands". Here's a glimpse into the progress. We're giving away free samples with purchase starting September 10th.
Free download with purchase of $99 or more Choose "36 Ands (part1)" or "36 The's (part 1)" when you checkout.
Kodiak was designed by 40+ year sign painting veteran, Brian Grant, and
is loosely based on the works of many great sign painting masters. Brian and Charles Borges de Oliveira teamed up to bring this beautiful
sign painters classic to the digital age.
LHF Kodiak retains the warmth of a
hand lettered font without being stiff and mechanical. This unique Western style is reminiscent of truck lettering from the 70's and is
great for period style lettering to modern day logos. With 185
alternates (including 5 exclusive to Letterhead Fonts) and 10 ornaments, you are bound to find the right look for your next design.
We've reset the side bearings for all diacritic glyphs in LHF Indian Script 2. This fix makes for better spacing between each of the letters.
This is a free download for customers who have purchased LHF Indian Script 2 before today (September 04, 2014) . It is recommended that you uninstall
your existing version and download this new 2.3 version. To get the
updated font, simply login to your account and download the entire .zip package for the order again. Please follow these steps for updating your fonts.