Looking to design your own book cover? This is an excellent choice of free font – it was crafted by Argentinian designer Juan Pablo del Peral expressly for the purposes of book design. As such, it’s an eminently readable font, with a rhythm to it that facilitates the absorption of long texts. It’s won awards for its simple elegance, as you can see in the image above, and we love it for its fresh, approachable take on a calligraphic style.
There aren’t so many great free fonts created for specific purposes, but here’s a strong exception. Alegreya is an award-winning typeface by Argentinian designer Juan Pablo del Peral crafted with book design in mind. With a dynamic and varied rhythm aimed at facilitating the reading of long texts, it provides a fresh and approachable take on the calligraphic style.
- Free for personal and commercial use
- Get Alegreya from Google Fonts