Choosing the right fonts for your website can elevate a design from dreary to gorgeous. The right typeface lends personality to your brand’s voice and can ensure your content is read.
And that’s why every month we compile an overview of the best new fonts for web designers. In this roundup of the year, we look back at the past twelve months and showcase our forty favorite fonts of 2022. Enjoy!
Tellumo is an elegant geometric sans-serif that oozes positivity. It comes with a standard set of caps and an alternate set of flip-up caps.
DT random display
DT Random Display is an original approach to font design. It’s perfect for posters or a branding project with a bold client.
Rebrand is a sans-serif packed with character. There are display and text versions, each with seven weights.
Aiglon is a monolinear semi-geometric sans-serif. It is simple and straightforward without being boring or forgettable.
Shorai Sans is a mix of geometric sans serifs and calligraphic brush strokes. In addition to Latin glyphs, there is a full set of Japanese characters.
Monden is a high-contrast serif with a smart little kick to the lowercase h, m and n that adds body to the body text.
Canora is a calligraphic typeface with two styles: Frente leans to the right and Verso leans to the left.
Epicene is a beautiful baroque font with some interesting details. There are two families, a display version and a text version.
Sangbleu is a superfamily of typefaces with five complementary styles: Empire, Kingdom, Republic, Versailles and Sunrise.
Forme is a quintessentially British grotesque typeface with the bonus of having an equally functional Arabic sibling.
Aprello is a robust sans-serif ideal for branding projects. There are six weights, each with an italic and a variable font version.
Selva is an elegant serif typeface in the Scottish tradition. It has a large number of weights and a particularly attractive italic.
GT Planar is a unique typeface with both italic and retalic styles that slope up to 45 degrees in each direction.
Veqay is an elegant stencil typeface with organic shapes, making it ideal for specific branding and editorial designs.
Apta is a clean sans serif with excellent proportions. Unusually, it comes in three versions, a geometric style, a humanist style and a combination style.
Antodits is an energetic script face that has a sense of graffiti. This is a great display font for headings.
Delvard is a family of three fonts, Display, Subhead and Text. It’s a beautiful serif with script-like strokes.
Rosales integrates a humanist style with geometric shapes and calligraphic alternatives to create a unique typeface.
Fisterra is an informal serif with two different styles: Morte, with emphasized curves, and Fora, which emphasizes sharp lines.
Connection is a precisely drawn typeface with beautiful details thanks to a calligraphic influence.
Ping Round is a simple sans-serif drawn with as few strokes as possible, resulting in some characterful letterforms.
Mule is a hard-working serif with friendly, engaging letterforms. It has a great rhythm, which makes it ideal for extended text.
Arnika is a modern typeface with a large x-height. The flare of its strokes puts it somewhere between a serif and a sans-serif.
Kingsad is a sans-serif designed for branding. The generous curves and wide letters make it best suited for short text.
Apice is an elegant font, perfect for posters, branding and editorial design. It is a variable font with an option to control the line contrast.
The future is a reworking of the ideas behind Futura. It has a great blend of Western and Japanese typographic traditions.
Mallory is an art nouveau-inspired exhibition face. It has graceful sweeping curves and strong contrast.
Fabbrica is a functional sans-serif that performs exceptionally well at small sizes and especially well on screen.
Gills & Co
Gills & Co is another of this year’s crop of Art Nouveau-inspired typefaces. It is ideal for editorial design.
Satiata is an energetic font that practically dances across the screen. Best used for branding or display type.
Fold is a no-nonsense sans-serif that is spoken and believable. It has four scales with corresponding italics.
Bells Morten is an exhibition typeface inspired by vintage signage. It’s bold and all-caps, with sharp, faded serifs.
Mori is a versatile sans-serif inspired by modern Japanese design. It is ideal for branding and editorial design.
Nitido is a humanist sans-serif designed as a companion to the popular Nitida typeface family. It is beautifully suited for branding work.
Lithops is a great display face for posters, T-shirts and editorial design, with a pattern that forms the letters reminiscent of seaweed.
Rapidissima is a companion font to Rapida. While Rapida is a carefully serviceable serif, Rapidissima is an exploration of speed.
Firelli is a warm, modern slab serif with a range of weights. It is an excellent choice for display and body type.
OBO Star is a semi-monospaced font, meaning that most of the characters use the same space.
Nagel is a uniwidth sans-serif with a low stroke contrast and some bold details. It is ideal for short texts and branding.
Practical Slab UI
Practico Slab UI is a workhorse slab serif that blends mid-century European and American styles. It is available as a variable font.