Cooper Screamers

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What is the Cooper Screamers font?

In 1925, at the request of Barnhart Brothers & Spindler, the foundry he worked for, Oswald Bruce Cooper designed a wide selection of “screamers”, oversized exclamation points used to grab attention in display advertising.
The foundry rushed the screamers into production, much to Cooper’s dismay. Cooper was disappointed with the final form of the screamers– they were designed in assorted weights to match the assorted Cooper series of typefaces, as well as in a variety of other formal solutions- squaredoff, incised, wavy, Tuscan, and rounded. More…
Cooper’s working design methodology was to re-draw his projects a number of times in order to refine the formal results. However the screamer project was hastily cut by the head of BB&S’s matrix engraving room in fourteen sizes from the initial sketches, causing Cooper to fire off a fiery missive stating, “Everything I draw is bum the first half-dozen times I draw it; the trouble with these is that I drew them only once!”
This typeface is the result of researching Cooper’s original drawings and series of engraved proofs for the screamers, as well as the original Screamer type specimen.
Cooper Screamers have never been available before in digital format.

Cooper Screamers Font families

The Cooper Screamers font includes the following font families:

  • Cooper Screamers

Cooper Screamers Preview

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Is Cooper Screamers A free font? Is Cooper Screamers Free to Download?

No,Cooper Screamers is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid. Almost every font that we list on HighFonts.com 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 Cooper Screamers so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Cooper Screamers 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 Cooper Screamers remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Cooper Screamers and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. 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. :)