Many of these free serif fonts are very suitable and appropriate for headlines and body type, in fact some of them are downright beautiful, though a few might be more appropriate for use only as display fonts.
I’ve heard many times that through the use of these sorts of free fonts we may diminishing the incentive for font designers to create new fonts. A good point. Personally, I prefer to use fonts purchased through sites like Adobe, fonts.com, or myfonts.com, though I’ll occasionally use a free font for a logo or specialized project.
The serif fonts in this collection were all verified by me personally. If you’ve ever selected a “free” font from another collection, only to find that there was a charge for the font, or it was to be used for personal purposes only, you’ll understand why I went to the trouble to be sure each of these are, in fact 1) free, and 2) are easy to download.
Should you find a font here that you like, you have 2 choices: 1) you can download the font directly from this site, or 2) if you prefer to see an larger example of the font, you can:
- Visit FontSquirrel, (BTW, they didn’t pay me to post this article.)
- Search for the font by name, and
- You’ll be served an image just like this one:
Okay… That said, here’s the listing of the fonts. Just click on the font image and a true-type font will begin downloading:
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CEO/Chief Creative Officer
The Sherwood Group: Graphic Design & Website Design
Santa Clarita and Los Angeles, California, USA
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