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What is the Basecoat font?

Basecoat is a handcrafted, geometric sans serif inspired by sign painting and influenced by modern gothics. It has a subtle organic feel without sacrificing legibility. The design of the uppercase began with chalk marker lettering for a side project and eventually grew into a small type family. Basecoat comes in three weights and includes more than 500 glyphs with European language support. It has popular OpenType features plus catchwords in multiple languages and arrows for all your sign making needs.

Basecoat Font families

The Basecoat includes the following font families:

  • Basecoat Light
  • Basecoat Regular
  • Basecoat Bold

Basecoat Preview

Here is a preview of how Basecoat will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

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Is Basecoat A free font? Is Basecoat Free to Download?

No,Basecoat is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid. Almost every font that we list on is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download. There is no point trying to find a free download of Basecoat so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Basecoat for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Basecoat remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Basecoat and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)