Top 5 Free Downloadable Filipino-Themed Fonts

Filipinos are known for our Patriotism. Everywhere we go, we always bring our Filipino pride with us. And as much as possible, we want to show the world how talented and hardworking we are.

 

Because of that, young artists have created typefaces that showcase our patriotism. The good thing about these Filipino-themed fonts is that you can download them on the internet for free.

 

If you want to have a little touch of Pinoy art on your presentations or designs, you can download these Top 5 free downloadable Filipino-themed fonts.

 

Barabara by Michelle Co

 
Barabara by Michelle Co

Image source: itsmorefuninthephilippines.co.uk, twitter.com

 

25-year-old art director, Michelle Co is the person behind the Barabara font. It may look familiar to you since it was used in the DOT campaign “It’s more fun in the Philippines”.

 

Michelle’s design was inspired by the handpainted signs seen on jeepneys. She combined that aesthetic influence and the result was a font that looks like a handmade even when seen onscreen.

 

Matatas One by Aaron Amar

 
Matatas One by Aaron Amar

Image source: behance.net

 

Matatas One is a Baybayin typeface made by Aaron Amar. It’s a unique way to promote our Baybayin writing system and an easier way to write Baybayin fluently.

 

This font is a sequel to Aaron’s Malibata Neue font after improving it to Matatas One.

 

Quiapo Free Font by Aaron Amar

 
Quiapo Free Font by Aaron Amar

Image source: spot.ph

 

Inspired by the handpainted jeepney signs, Aaron created a typeface that is dedicated to Filipino Signmakers.

 

The Quiapo free is one of the famous Filipino-themed fonts because of its creative designs. This design also has a nostalgic sense since we’ve all see this font everyday especially if you’re a commuter.

 

Obra Typeface by JWT

 
Obra Typeface by JWT

Image source: brandinginasia.com

 

The First Font Named After a Filipino Part of New Initiative by Ayala Museum and JWT. The Ayala Museum and J. Walter Thompson have launched Obra Typeface for Filipinos to be familiarized with the National Artists.

 

Quezon Sans Serif Font by Kimchilee

 
Quezon Sans Serif Font by Kimchilee

Image source: thefamouspeople.com

 

This font is named after Quezon, the Father of Filipino Language. It is also the city where the artists, Kimchi Lee grew up. The font is inspired by the mixture of art deco and the ancient Filipino script Baybayin. Kimchi’s typeface features sharp angles with elegant slopes.

 

Indeed, Filipinos are making lots of arts and products to show our pride in the world. These typefaces may simple but it took these artists some time and effort to come up with these brilliant Filipino-themed fonts.

 

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Samantha Baluyot

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