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What is the Herschel font?

Herschel ventures into the elaborate world of late 19th-century typography to bring its winsome charm and compelling aesthetics into modernity. Staying true to the spirit of its historical era of inspiration, Herschel was designed with extreme attention to detail. Although its aesthetic roots are firmly planted in the treasury of Gilded Age typography, it has been technically constructed to withstand all the rigorous demands that modern technology places on type today.
Herschel’s nostalgic, flared, and gently bifurcated serifs shine brightest when employed as display type, but are suited well for any application where inimitable character is needed. More…
Named after designer Brian Brubaker’s maternal grandfather, a retired dairy farmer of more than 60 years, Herschel is available in six delectable weights: Skim, One Percent, Two Percent, Whole, Creamline, and Butter.
Features overview:
• 800+ glyphs per weight
• 120+ stylistic alternates
• Upper and lower case
• Titling/Drop capitals with multiple and contextual ligatures
• Lining, oldstyle, proportional, and tabular figures
• Standard and discretionary ligatures
• Unique dingbats and special characters
• International language support for 200+ latin-based languages, including Vietnamese

Herschel Font families

The Herschel includes the following font families:

  • Herschel Skim
  • Herschel One Percent
  • Herschel Two Percent
  • Herschel Whole
  • Herschel Creamline
  • Herschel Butter

Herschel Preview

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

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

No,Herschel 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 Herschel so please don't waste your time looking.

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

If you really want Herschel 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. :)