Gothic Round was first introduced as wood type by the George Nesbitt Co. in 1838. The font is a softened variation of a standard heavy Gothic typeface. The style evokes a much more recent history of the 1960s and 70s and can be seen in such places as donut shops and on children’s toys as well as inspiration for such fonts as VAG Rounded.
Gothic Round has not previously been available as a digital font until now. The font was digitized by Miguel Sousa from a wide variety of historical sources, including visits to the Cary Collection at RIT (Rochester, NY), WNY Book Arts Center (Buffalo, NY) and the Hamilton Wood Type Museum (Two Rivers, WI). The result is a very solid and contemporary font with a 175 year history. More…
For more information about this release, check out the Hamilton Wood Type Foundry website.
HWT Gothic Round™ Font families
The HWT Gothic Round™ includes the following font families:
HWT Gothic Round
HWT Gothic Round™ Preview
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Is HWT Gothic Round™ A free font? Is HWT Gothic Round™ Free to Download?
No,HWT Gothic Round™ 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 HWT Gothic Round™ so please don't waste your time looking.
It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find HWT Gothic Round™ 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 HWT Gothic Round™ remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!
If you really want HWT Gothic Round™ 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. :)