20 Amazing Free Fonts for Headlines

Fonts and typography are critical aspects of graphic design, and most designers can never have too many quality fonts in their arsenal. Using the right font for a headline can also help to make it stand out and grab the readers attention. In this article we’ll showcase a collection of 20 fonts that are excellent options for use in headlines, and they are also free to download.

Next time you need to design a bold headline that will capture the interest of readers, consider using one of these free fonts.

Code Bold

Code Bold

Nexa
Light and Bold weights are available as a free download.

Nexa Bold

Franchise

Franchise

Langdon

Langdon

Nevis

Nevis

Museo Slab
The 500 weight of Museo Slab is available as a free download.

Museo Slab

Bebas Neue

Bebas Neue

League Gothic

League Gothic

Aleo

Aleo

Lovelo

Lovelo

Promesh

Promesh

Airbag

Airbag

Verb Black

Verb Black

Source Sans Pro

Source Sans Pro

Intro

Intro

Archive

Archive

Chivo

Chivo

Expressway

Expressway

Lato

Lato

Oswald

Oswald

Published June 5th, 2013 by

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  • Richard Takemura, June 6, 2013

    Thank you for this post! Always looking for cool fonts.

  • Jahangir, June 9, 2013

    Thanks for the compilation. I have downloaded some fonts that I found best.

  • Cloudburst Design, June 11, 2013

    Nice list! It’s actually really cool to come to a post like this and see a majority of fonts we are already commonly using on design projects. Another cool tie-in would be awesome headline fonts that are also web-supported! Thanks!

  • Sirie, June 12, 2013

    Thank you very much for these cool fonts……. loved it.

  • Kreativ Font, June 13, 2013

    Nexa and Langdon are so cool … and I cannot believe these fonts are free .. .Thanks.

  • Expressway my favorites ;)

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  • Rehman Baig Mirza, June 18, 2013

    Thank you very much for sharing wonderful fonts :)

  • Adam, June 20, 2013

    Great fonts. Museo Slab is my favorite to read – very fun.

  • Dan Jones Web Designer, July 11, 2013

    Promesh looks pretty good. Always good to have free fonts :D

  • Kinsley, July 16, 2013

    Great collection of fonts! I’ll definitely be referencing your list in the future for any projects that may require some excellent free type.

    Another great resource for fonts that you or others might really like is the private typography community http://type.is/good – Give them a look as the site is the new go to place for type lovers and people looking for high quality, exquisite fonts.

    Anyhow, thanks again for the fabulous list, Lovelo is pretty irresistible in my book!