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10 Rounded Fonts for Offbeat Designs

The physical world might be converging to sleek styles but the creative world bows to no rules. Rather, it morphs itself to fit in the ever-changing human sentiments in a way that leaves us tongue-tied. Below are some fonts that can be categorized as rounded, and are so awesome that you’ll be compelled to use them.

 

1. Ghost Cove

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Quite aptly named, Ghost Cove by Anthony James, certainly awakens the imagination. Even as a static image, you can actually trace the formation of each letter – the emphasis on the top-left corners as the letter begins up to the light trail on the bottom-right, as it comes to a halt.

It is free for both personal and commercial use.

Free download here

 

2. Synthesia

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Designer Cahya Sofyan found inspiration in the bass sound of the Minimoog to create this typeface. In Cahya’s words, Synthesia is a representation of this “fun, dynamic and vintage” sound.

The font is freely available for both personal and commercial use.

Free download here

 

3. Cebo

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Short, simple and minimalistic (just like its name), Cebo can be quite an attention-seeker when used creatively. Designed by Khurasan,  the font comes in 5 variations of light, twin, expand, shadow and bold.

It can be used for both personal and commercial use for free.

Free download here

 

4. Perfograma

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Guess what inspired designer Asen Petrov to create this font? The computing machines IBM Harvard – Mark 1 that read instructions from a 24-channel punched paper tape to execute instructions. Surely, inspiration and creativity have no limits!

Perfograma is a free typeface and can be used for personal and commercial projects.

Free download here

 

5. Futuracha

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Futuracha = Futura + Cucaracha (cockroach in Spanish)

At first glance, the font might look weird (like the meaning of the name) but when used smartly, it can create stunning effects. Team Holy has based the design on the foundations of the futura book. The font includes Greek and Latin letters, numbers and symbols.

The sad news is, this font was free for 5 years, and finally the makers have realized its worth. The only way to get this now is to purchase it from their website. There are four types of licenses beginning  from 25€.

Purchase here

 

6. Hamurz

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Hipster is Hamurz. No, I meant Hamurz is Hipster. No matter how you put it, the essence remains the same. Creator Bagus Budiyanto has designed three variations of the font: clean, rough and vintage. While the clean style works great for body content, the vintage style speaks for itself, and works great for logos.

Free download here

 

7. Gilbert

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To commemorate LGBTQ activist and artist Gilbert Baker – the creator of the iconic Rainbow Flag – NewFest and NYC Pride partnered with Fontself to design a typeface that speaks the language of the Flag. Type With Pride is a website that is dedicated to this font and the story behind it.

The font comes in two variations – a standard vector and a coloured version – and is freely available for both personal and commercial use.

Free download here

 

8. KH-Metropolis

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This beautiful retro font is inspired by the 1927 Fritz Lang Film, Metropolis. Designed by Kostas Hatzopoulos, it can work great for posters and logos.

The font is completely free for both personal and commercial use.

Free download here

 

9. Mefestico

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Mefestico is a modern, minimalistic font made up of tribal symbols. Designed by Anton Motuzov, it not only brings a playful vibe into the design but also grabs the attention of the viewer at once.

Mefestico is a free font that can be used for both personal and commercial purposes.

Free download here (direct download)

 

10. Quito

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Created by Fabian Korn, the designer who gave us the famous font from Black Panther, Quito alone is enough to catch the eye. Speaking of round fonts, this is the perfect example of the type – round and clean. It is said to have been inspired from a South American tribe.

Quito can be used for personal as well as commercial projects for free.

Free download here

 

So, that’s it. Too many good things together can be overwhelming which is why we’d take a break from the list for now. So, which typeface are you going to choose for your next project?

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