Quality, free web fonts are difficult to come by these days. The best place we could think to find them: Twitter.
Beautiful typefaces are usually an investment, but that doesn't mean you can't find affordable ones. Tobias recently asked for recommendations on Twitter for completely free typefaces, and there was no shortage of options.
Here we curated our top 12 picks, along with a few honorable mentions. Thanks to those who shared their secrets!
Collletttivo is a group of designers designing and distributing free open-source typefaces. Their headline-worthy Messapia type family comes with two styles: one inspired by an old 19th-century font, the other a sans-serif bold extended.
Colophon Foundry is an international award-winning type foundry based in London and Los Angeles. Inspired by science fiction, the Space Mono typeface family has a geometric foundation and grotesque details.
Plex was designed as a corporate font for IBM to honor its spirit and history. It's a neutral, yet friendly Grotesque-style typeface that includes a Sans, Sans Condensed, Mono and Serif for print and digital.
Velvetyne Type Foundry designs and distributes open source typefaces. Fengardo Neue, to quote the foundry's site, "bears the marks of uneven and restless learning." It's a legible sans with a bit of softness and charm that makes it unique.