typefaces, aka handwriting
fonts, have been around for as long as
typography itself. To some extent, italics are
close to calligraphed material. But handwriting
fonts of today have the advantage to use all the
scanning technology, and flexibility of electronic
type, to emulate closely human script. These fonts
have been created from real handwriting.
be shy ! If you find swash that is exceptionally
beautiful, set it extraordinarily large and use it
as a graphic element on your page -- show if off !
Set it in a pale color or as a shade of gray and let
it swoop under your body text or behind a
photograph. Use huge swash character as initial cap
or as a lead-in to an article or chapter. Combine
one large italic swash character with heavy, bold,
black sans serif characters for a striking contrast
in a title or quote.
"The Non-Designer's Type Book : Insights and
Techniques for Creating Professional-Level Type" by
This package contains 12 fonts. A sample of each font
appears in the main window. Move up and down to see them
see how a font will feel like in your favorite
application, click on its picture. It will bring a new
window where you will be able to type with it and see how
your own sentences look.
Move the slider up and down to change the text size. You
can also pinch, like you would with a picture.
Acquire the fonts to install them
This app is free, but if you want to install the fonts on
your iPhone or iPad, click on "Unlock/Restore" at the
bottom of the main screen.
You will be able to purchase the fonts, and then install
them on your device. If you change device, you will be
able to restore your purchase.
Once installed, you can use Calligraphic Fonts in any
standard word processor application, the same way you
would of ArialMT or Times standard fonts. Simply chose one
of these fonts into the Fonts menu of your favorite app.
12 calligraphic fonts of all periods, from traditional
middle ages Uncial and BlackLetters through Modern
Chancery and contemporary GrandBes. View all fonts, and
play with each as much as you want. See it at all sizes.
Purchase the fonts within the app to install on your
iPhone or iPad and use calligraphy in your favorite app.
Type, it calligraphs. Perfect for invitations, postcards,
weddings, menus, poetry, inspirational phrases, etc. Great
license which lets you use the fonts for personal as well