22.12.08 by Jeff

Best free font of 2008!

The award for best free font of 2008 goes to, Quicksand. Designed by Andrew Paglinawan, Quicksand comes in a variety of styles and weights. Download it here.

best free font 2008 quicksand

Honorable mention to: OFTEN by Arpad.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • I love free fonts!

    • i used to feel that way but there are sooooo many terrible ones it makes me very wary of downloading any. this one’s good though.

  • I guess I should have clarified. I love quality free fonts. There are definitely a shit ton of free fonts and most of them suck 🙂 Thanks for wading through the muck and finding us a winner!

  • download worthy. thanks.

  • Oh, I love the book look. Thanks for the link!

  • thank-you

    see if i can put this to use

  • Am

    This font reminds me of the writing exercises little kids (including myself, last time – I still remember!) do in school, where they have to trace the dotted lines of each alphabet so they can learn to write the letter correctly. 😀
    I like it dashed!

  • D

    Often is quite nice, but do take note of the license before using it.

  • DB

    THIS is the BEST free font of 2008?!? All the others must have REALLY sucked. Seriously, not sure what the big deal is with this font. I would never use this, and no-one in my design studio would either. OFTEN font was better than this one…

  • haha so angry, thanks for your input

  • I wonder if DB stands for Deuche Bag.

  • DB

    Brian, it stands for DOUCHE Bag (not “DEUCHE”). And in regards to the font, I suppose it’s not TOO bad and perhaps could be used for… No, it really is just awful.

  • DB, what design studio do you work for out of curiosity?

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  • levent

    hi all download link
    http://www.logocu.gen.tr/quicksand-font-t156.html

    Quicksand Font

  • Andrew Anderson

    It is a nice font.





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