We discovered the alternates in LHF Carnivāle were only accessible in
programs with a built-in OpenType character palette such as Adobe
Illustrator. This free update allows you to access the OpenType
alternates in various applications like BabelMap, FontBook, and Windows Character Map.
We're excited to announce the release of 2 new fonts, LHF Brooklyn by John Davis and LHF Mercantile by Denise Bayers. John Davis created a masterful set of 8 fonts when he designed LHF Brooklyn. Inspired by the late 1800's and the styling of posters and prints advertising traveling circuses, this font is guaranteed to maximize creativity.
Denise Bayers new font, LHF Mercantile, gives you an elegant typeface that features a letterstyle inspired by the late 19th century. This font set includes 4 versions, Regular, Shadow, Spurs, and Full (Regular and Shadow together).
Thanks to Joseph Vincent and Todd Allen for submitting the winning name "Carnivāle" for Patrick Kalange's new font to be released March 25th. They both receive a free copy of the font when it's released.
Here's a sneak peak of some early sketches, hand drawn by Patrick.
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 "email@example.com" 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.