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Creative Signmakers of America
July 29, 2014

Our good friend Mark Fair put together this short video to show what Creative Signmakers of America (CSA) is all about.

Letterhead Fonts is proud to be sponsors of the CSA and their online forum dedicated to the craft of hand lettering and inspiring future signmakers and graphic artists.

The CSA forum is a valuable resource for signmakers and those who appreciate quality design. Be sure to check out the forum and become a member today.





LHF Handyman Released
July 25, 2014

LHF Handyman from Patrick Kalange, is a fresh take on 1940's traditional Gothic sign lettering. This handsome font set includes a regular and a lined convex version, handy for logos, signs, and poster work. Set includes 5 bonus alternates. Save $10 when you download this classic set between now and August 4th.









LHF Dark Horse Released
July 21, 2014

LHF Dark Horse, the newest font set from Denise Bayers, is not your normal calligraphic typeface. Denise has managed to create a font that appears aggressive with its eye catching curves , yet graceful with flourishes. LHF Dark Horse is perfect for adding a striking touch to logos and designs.

Set includes 2 fonts: Dark Horse 1 (Regular) and Dark Horse 2 (Decorative uppercase with flourishes). Also includes 19 bonus alternates and ligatures.








LHF Boot Camp Free Update
July 18, 2014

LHF Boot Camp has a new, easy to use Convex version!

Denise Bayers has been working hard to update her LHF Boot Camp font set to include a new Convex version. Making intricate designs is easy when you align the Convex version over Boot Camp Regular. You now receive 7 fonts for only $52. But hurry, after July 31st the regular price will be $56.

Those who purchased the font before July 18th 2014, can download this new version for free by logging into their accounts. Please follow these steps for updating your fonts.


                                   

LHF Boot Camp Regular & Convex



Aligned




LHF Tributary Coming Soon
July 10, 2014

David Parr is currently distressing his upcoming Tributary Blackletter font to give it a freshly-inked appearance. Carefully planned flourishes contrast bold strokes to create an extremely well balanced typeface. Set will include several OpenType surprises and bonus alternates. Stay posted for more examples.





Using Live Paint With LHF Saratoga Panels
July 3, 2014

In this short tutorial, Patrick Kalange demonstrates how to add color and text to any LHF Saratoga Panel, using the Live Paint Tool in Adobe Illustrator. You'll be amazed how easy it is to create a beautiful sign in less than 5 minutes with our Panels.





LHF Branding Iron Released
June 20, 2014

Inspired by Alf R. Becker, Patrick Kalange has reimagined this classic 1930's Western style font, complete with new rounded characters and an overall balanced feel. LHF Branding Iron is perfect for authentic western designs. Set includes Regular and Spurs versions.









LHF Boston Ballpark Updated
June 19, 2014

LHF Boston Ballpark has a new Shadow version!

John Davis has been a busy guy. In addition to his other projects, he just added a new shadow version to his LHF Boston Ballpark font set. You now receive 3 fonts for only $59. This new version replicates old fashioned lettering found on circus posters. Several of the fonts also have updated kerning.

Customers that purchased the font before June 19th 2014, can download this new version for free by logging into their accounts! Please follow these steps for updating your fonts.




Shadow Detail






Accessing LHF Desire's Character Variations
June 18, 2014

In this series of tutorials, Charles Borges de Oliveira demonstrates how to access the many character variations in his LHF Desire font, using a variety of methods and applications. You'll love the versatility of LHF Desire and its endless possibilities.


Using Adobe Illustrator CC with its internal glyph palette






Using Adobe Photoshop without a glyph palette or character map






Using Windows Character Map with Adobe Photoshop






Using PopChar to access LHF Desire's variations






Designing With LHF Desire's Variations
June 11, 2014

Straight from the artist himself, Charles Borges de Oliveira shows you how to create a design using the many alternates in his LHF Desire font. With 763 glyphs, LHF Desire provides endless possibilities for creating beautiful and eye catching designs. Learn how to create quick and easy designs by letting the font do all the work.




LHF Woodmere Updated
May 29, 2014

Good news! LHF Woodmere now has 2 new fonts.

John Davis just added 2 new lined shadow versions to his LHF Woodmere font set. You now receive 6 fonts for only $53. These new versions replicate old fashioned engraving lines found on stock certificates.

In addition to the new versions, John also updated kerning in several of the fonts. Previous customers can download these new versions for free by logging into their accounts! Please follow these steps for updating your fonts.

If you don't have LHF Woodmere yet, you can still download this incredible set for the original price of $53. But hurry because after June 5th, the price will go up to $59.

Regular Shadow 1 Detail (Solid)
     
   
Regular Shadow 2 Detail (Lines)
     
   
Spurs Shadow 1 Detail (Solid)Spurs Shadow 2 Detail (Lines)



Free Stuff!
May 16, 2014

What better way to say "Thanks" than with a free downloads page. Here's some random stuff we've created over the years for use in our own projects. We thought you might find them handy too. You're welcome to use these for commercial purposes, but redistribution is prohibited. If someone asks you where you got it, tell 'em Letterhead Fonts. Thanks.



Text Effect Brushes for Adobe Illustrator 




Using LHF Timberlodge 2
May 9, 2014

Using Adobe Illustrator CS5, Patrick Kalange shows how to properly use the inset and shadow features of LHF Timberlodge 2.





LHF Timberlodge 2 Released
May 8, 2014

LHF Timberlodge 2 has finally been released. All fonts feature new spacing and kerning over the old Timberlodge style, plus 20 bonus alternates. Set includes 3 different decorative insets and a 2 part shadow effect to compliment your designs.









Getting The Most Out of LHF Heller's Script
May 6, 2014

Using Adobe Illustrator CS5 Patrick Kalange demonstrates the bonus ligatures of LHF Heller's Script and when to use the Casual version with the Script version to make your text look just right.




LHF Encore & LHF Heller's Script Released
April 29, 2014

LHF Encore lends itself to designs requiring a formal or professional appearance. Lovers of beautiful calligraphy and type will especially appreciate this elegant font family. With expertly balanced letters, Encore is perfect for creating quick logos. Set includes 10 fonts. Save $4 until May 6th.




LHF Heller's Script is a friendly, retro style script evokes the spirit of the 50's hand-drawn advertising world. Set includes Casual and Script fonts designed to be used interchangeably with each other. Each font also includes bonus alternates and ligatures. Save $3 until May 6th.





LHF Aledo Free Update
April 28, 2014

Oops! We recently discovered that the lowercase "v" in LHF Aledo Shadow 1, was configured wrong and was actually a lowercase "u". The misconfiguration has now been fixed.

This is a free download for customers who have purchased LHF Aledo before today (April 28th, 2014) . It is recommended that you uninstall your existing version and download this new 1.1 version. To download the updated version, simply login to your account and download the entire .zip package for the order again.









Convert Text to Vector Outlines in Illustrator
April 17, 2014

In this short tutorial, Patrick Kalange explains why it's important to always convert your text to vector outlines and shows you how to do it using Adobe Illustrator CS5 and LHF Stanford Script and LHF Conclave.





Convert Text to Vector Curves in CorelDRAW
April 14, 2014

In this short tutorial, Patrick Kalange explains why it's important to always convert your text to vector curves and shows you how to do it using CorelDRAW and LHF Red Sable Script.





LHF Divine Free Update
April 7, 2014




We recently discovered some kinks in LHF Divine and have eliminated all potential problems. This free update fixes:
  • A twisted path on the lowercase "v".
  • The uppercase "F" has now been welded properly.
  • Excess points have been removed on all fonts, making the appearance cleaner.
This is a free download for customers who have purchased LHF Divine before today (April 7th, 2014) . It is recommended that you uninstall your existing version and download this new 1.5 version. To download the updated version, simply login to your account and download the entire .zip package for the order again.





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