Dingbat fonts are made up of symbols and letters. While they are similar to decorative fonts, dingbat fonts consist mostly of glyphs, whereas decorative fonts prioritize legibility while incorporating ornamental elements.
Dingbats originated as ‘printer’s ornaments’ in typesetting, but nowadays, they’re best used as ornamental illustrations in craft projects, as well as emojis in casual texts. When incorporated into any design, they can add a playful and fun element, especially when used in conjunction with legible fonts.
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How to use your dingbat fonts in your projects
You can use dingbat fonts in a range of whimsical design projects. They can either be used as stand-alone illustrations or as illustrated versions of certain characters.
These dingbat fonts can be random so they may not make sense when used on their own. They provide some much needed fascinating details to decorative designs, so you’ll love using them as embellishments on t-shirts, mugs, greeting cards, event posters and flyers.
Find the most popular dingbat fonts on Creative Fabrica
Find the best dingbat fonts and font bundles in Creative Fabrica’s selection of unique and inspiring fonts to transform even your simplest design. Whether you’re looking for dingbat fonts to embellish your craft projects or searching for creative inspiration in general, you should explore Creative Fabrica’s font library where you’ll never run out of options.
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