In 1916 the Prang company – still famous for their excellent pens and pencils – commissioned Thomas Woods Stevens to hire the best calligraphers of the era to hand letter sample pages with different Prang pens and in a variety of styles.
The resulting book is a font maker’s dream, a collection of period lettering samples perfect for making new fonts. One of the sample pages shows off the look of the Spoonbill pen with a set of classic art deco style letters by Charles Earley. More…
This sample is the basis for our Spoonbill font, which includes a full character set, plus character variations for nesting and overlapping, and a small selection of decorative border characters in the art deco style.
Spoonbill Font families
The Spoonbill includes the following font families:
Here is a preview of how Spoonbill will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
Is Spoonbill A free font? Is Spoonbill Free to Download?
No,Spoonbill 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 Spoonbill so please don't waste your time looking.
It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Spoonbill 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 Spoonbill remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!
If you really want Spoonbill 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. :)