[Trending] 10 New Fonts That Spark Inspiration

If you are a graphic designer looking to shake up a boring font roster, Learn iT! Anytime introduces a fresh new batch of up-and-coming fonts — all which guarantee to make a great first impression.


Designed by Renee Bieder from Berlin Germany, the Quadon font bridges the gap between traditional serif and sans serif typefaces. Designers love it for its versatility; being able to appeal to both classic and contemporary modes.


Finnish-Russian graphic designer, Julia Sysmäläinen blends a serious yet calming affect in her recent design, Mir. Julia created Mir with concepts of ‘world’ and ‘peace’ in mind; delivering a new and relaxing way to capture the essence of authority.


Designed by German foundry, “hoftype,” was made in Munich. The Capita typeface avoids the often segmented slab serif character. Notice how its controlled contours make it perfect for headlines and subheads.  Capita is available in 12 styles in OpenType format and supports over 40 languages.

Sanchez Slab

Forged by Daniel Hernández from the LatinoType foundry in Concepción Chile, this new typeface is also included in the slab serif family. Sanchez Slab, is quite delicate and comes in several weights. The mild boldness and interesting figure help make it stand out from the rest — an excellent choice for designers who love hairline accents.

Riona Sans

Many believe Finnish designer Mika Melvas’ Riona Sans typeface is one of the most flexible sans serif varieties in the market today. It looks dapper on print, websites, and applications, and fits several ranges and comes in 16 weights and styles. It even offers true style italics!

FF Tisa Sans

Designed by foundry FontFont — a pioneer in the design industry — FF Tisa Sans is one of the many typefaces FontFont is widely known for. It tailors an exquisite font for designers to use on any creative whim and is recognized as a CommArts winner — this sans serif font pulls style and elegance quite nicely.

Mission Gothic

Designed by Trevor Baum and James T. Edmonds, both from the Lost Type Co-op foundry, the Mission Gothic looks good in both lighter and heavier weights, and is also one of the most expansive in five weights and two styles — a must-try for any graphic designer who wishes to add a bit of mystery.

Clear Sans

Designed by Neil Summerour this sans serif looks good in small print, bold headlines, and subheads geometrically designed. The rounder forms make it open, clean, and precise; making it an attractive option for high-end graphic designers.

Klinic Slab

Logo specialist Joe Prince from the Lost Type Co-op was the mind behind this Klinic Slab font. This slab serif works well in all weights and sizes, making it one of the most versatile typefaces floating around today; including the many OpenType features and character sets.

FF Marselis Slab

Danish designer, Jan Maack, mixes tear-drop shapes, geometric and humanistic styles into one handsome-looking collection.  Another from the FontFont foundry, Marselis Slab comes from the sans serif family — can’t you tell?


And there you have it folks! If you’re looking for a new font to try, feel free to give any one of the trending fonts above a shot. In a digital age where both classic and new brands continuously give existing logos a quick remix, you can expect new fonts to emerge as new classics. If you think we missed out on your favorite ‘trending font’ leave a message below in our comments box — we’d love to hear from you!

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