40+ Beautiful Calligraphy Fonts for Designers

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What are the best calligraphy fonts?

The best calligraphy fonts are typefaces that accurately, beautifully, and legibly mimic human writing, typically used to add style, decoration, and emphasis to short texts. These fonts are ideal when you need an elegant/luxurious font, such as with wedding invitations.

In this article, we’ll cover 40 of the most beautiful and calligraphy fonts for you to use in your upcoming designs.

Having the right fonts is critical to successful design. When you’re in need of a script or calligraphy font, the choices showcased here will provide plenty of variety. Although they are all calligraphy-style fonts, there are different styles represented. The new font designs are calligraphed by adding more curves, increasing or decreasing the thickness of each character, linking different characters in a variety of different ways, using different tools to design a font and such other methods lead to a variety of different calligraphy font designs.

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The Best Calligraphy Fonts

Modern Calligraphy Font Bundle

If you like calligraphy fonts, you’ll love this bundle. It includes 10 beautiful fonts that will give you a great selection whenever you need a calligraphy font. With this bundle, you really won’t need any other similar fonts.

Modern Calligraphy Fonts

Girl Boss

This font is fun, stylish, and easy to read. Use it for a lot of different purposes, as you can see on display in the preview images if you click through.

Girl Boss

Slight

Slight is a beautiful font that also comes with more than 1,000 glyphs and alternate letters.

Slight

Switzerland

Switzerland is a calligraphy font that was made by hand with a copperplate pen. It includes alternates, a stylistic set, ligatures, and swashes.

Switzerland

Bonjour

Bonjour is a stylish modern calligraphy font. It includes symbols, punctuation, and ligatures. There are also beginning and ending lowercase swashes that can be used in programs that support OpenType features, like Photoshop, Illustrator, and CorelDRAW.

Bonjour

Blackstone

Blackstone is a stylish modern calligraphy font with casual flair. It includes 85 ligatures as well as punctuation. Like Bonjour, Blackstone also comes with beginning and ending lowercase swashes.

Blackstone

Desirable Calligraphy

Desireable Calligraphy is an elegant font that works very well for a variety or projects, including wedding media, book covers, greeting cards, logos, branding, business cards, and certificates, and more.

Desirable Calligraphy

Glaston

Glaston is perfect for use in design projects that require a luxurious font. It includes punctuation, ligatures, alternates, swash and stylistic sets.

Glaston

Ms. Claudy

This modern calligraphy font was created specifically with weddings in mind, but you can use it for much more than just wedding invitations and wedding programs.

Ms. Claudy

Auteur

Auteur is a beautiful font that also comes with 1,200 glyphs and alternate characters. All of the options make it fun to play with and give you endless creative possibilities.

Auteur

Antoinette

Antoinette is a playful font with beautiful letters. It comes with numerals, ligatures, and punctuation. Each lowercase letter includes an ending swash.

Antoinette

Braxton

Each character in this font design can be made using the brush tool in photoshop.

Braxton Calligraphy Font

Very Berry

It is similar to the fonts listed above but with some features that make it really unique. The first character has a long tail and the last character has a long tail as well (you can achieve this by using the alternate versions of each letter). The characters are sketched in a soft manner with a lot of curves.

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Salamander

You can use this font to depict some form of writing in animations, the title for the books, or other projects where you need a scripted or calligraphic font.

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Bandung

This stylish font design has been designed precisely using the brush tool in photoshop.

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Alecko

This calligraphy design can be used in different animations or presentation as it gives a bold look to your work. This font can be used in providing long details, long titles and you will find it suitable to be applied to a lot of different places. Alecko is much different than the other fonts on this list, so if you’re looking for something unique that has the style of calligraphy, this could be a great choice.

Alecko Font

Gutenberg

This font may appear to be of old and conventional writing style but you may also have noticed this calligraphy design on modern web pages, different types of invitation cards, and in many other places. All the characters are closely placed and made up of exclusively straight lines. If you’re looking for a calligraphy font with a vintage look, Gutenberg is an excellent option.

Gutenberg Calligraphy Font

Spumante

This font design is ideal to be used for the promotion of food brands, as a header for different web layouts, or for other similar purposes. It’s calligraphic, but not with a rough and true handwritten feel.

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Felt That

The font design matches with the hand-written content written by an ordinary Picasso pen. The writing appears to be more formal, natural, and real.

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Selfie

Selfie is a unique and beautiful font. While it doesn’t have the same look or feel as many calligraphy fonts, it provides some style and class when you need a hand-drawn font that is clear and easy to read.

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Freeland

You may want to achieve the perfect writing piece similar to your hand-writing. This calligraphy design comprises of bold letters and you may use it for a rough piece of writing.

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Some Weatz

This font design may not be suitable for an ordinary piece of writing but it may be loved by the painters and the designers looking to include extraordinary inspiration in their ordinary piece of writing.

 

Some Weatz Script Font

Sverige Script

This font design comprises of the floating characters accompanied by the stylishly curved waves along the characters.
Sverige Script Font

Nella Sue

The characters have a long base and extraordinary curve giving the whole text pattern a uniquely romantic look.
Nella Sue Handwritten font

Cellos Script

This beautiful font has a genuine hand-drawn feel but is still easy to read and not rough. Use it when you want text to look handwritten but need it to be clear.

Cellos Script Font

Angilla Tattoo

This font is seamlessly designed to express your thoughts in a bold manner and each character is styled properly as stylish roman characters were designed in the old times. You may use this distinctive font in a lot of different ways, including tattoo design.

Angilla Tattoo Font

 

Champignon

You can express your writing in a dark, narrow, stylish, easy-to-read, and convenient manner by using this calligraphy design.

Champignon

Chopin Script

Another beautiful calligraphic design with thin waves along the characters and you can enhance the flavor of your writing by using these simple fonts.

Chopin Script

One Fell Swoop

This a calligraphic font designed to support your pieces of writing in the best possible way by adding a few irregular waves and darkening the formal calligraphic font design.

One Fell Swoop

Porcelain

Similar to the above design, the characters are slightly narrower and this font design is also similar to a formal piece of writing.

Porcelain

Kingthings Calligraphica

It is an excellent form of hand-writing and can be used to address something serious or formal. You can use this font design to address a particular location on the backside of a letter or many other things.

Kingthings Calligraphica

Tangerine

The font design has been created using tall and thin letters curved precisely. You can use this calligraphy design for formal as well non-formal purposes.

Tangerine

Billy Argel Font

This particular font is similar to the formal font designs but a few extra brush strokes make it look more stylish and decorative so you can use it for both formal and non-formal purposes.

Billy Argel Font

Gothic Ultra OT

The simple and convenient font design looks like it was painted. You can use it for scipt writing or other similar purposes.

Gothic Ultra OT

Selfish

This particular font design has its own taste of writing as it appears to be the unclear stains of a paint brush. Each letter in this calligraphy design is designed in a unique and stylish way.

Selfish

Arabella

The characters are of the low height and each character appears to be simple and charming to the eye. Capital letters are more stylish and professional while lower-case letters are created in a simple way.

Arabella

Gondola SD

The ends of each letter are curved sharply and this font design is similar to the old Egyptian pieces of writing.

Gondola SD

Kells SD

The upper part of each letter is designed in a unique way thus giving the whole text a unique look.

Kells SD

Chantelli Antiqua

You may use this font to create a small booklet, with short or long paragraphs or any piece of writing that really matters to you and all the readers. It can be used for informal writing by adding the suitable background or coloring the whole text.

Chantelli Antiqua

Felipa

Each character is linked to the next in a rough way but each letter is styled in a uniquely different way. You can expect a lot of uniqueness and charisma from this particular font design.

Felipa

Florante at Laura

The thick edges of the brush have helped the creator of this font to design a completely new and unique font.

Florante at Laura

Wolf in the City

It is a popular calligraphic font design that can be used in almost any suitable piece of writing.

Wolf in the City

Ventilla Script

The thin pattern of characters and soft curves make it highly desirable and beautiful.

Ventilla Script

Amperzand

The font design can be used in many different ways since it is very easy to read.

Amperzand

Mirella Script

This luxurious font is enriched stylishly with the thick and thin patterns accompanied by sharp curves and unique whirls. The end result is a unique and stylish font.

Mirella Script

Last King Quest

This is another calligraphy font design that you’ll want to have in your collection. The letters have a genuine brushstroke feel to them.

Last King Quest

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