Elegant Fonts for Great Ampersand Designs

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Elegant Fonts for Great Ampersand Designs

Great ampersand fonts can be pretty tough to find, what’s a ampersand? Well it’s the “and” sign? ( & ), and it seems everyone loves using this little fellow in all sorts of cool ampersand designs, however I keep seeing the same ampersand font face, if you are a designer you’re probably familiar with the accused, but I digress, since it’s an great elegant font and works especially well for ampersand fonts – I’m guilty of adding it & similar fonts to the list.

Most ampersand fonts listed are licensed, meaning you may have to purchase them, some are free fonts, however, most of the great fonts are also packed with certain applications, so check if you have the font on your windows pc or mac before downloading.

Most of these elegant font’s are not web safe, you should either use an image, or a font replacement technique, like Cufon, Typekit, or see if it’s on Google’s Font Directory, Smashing Magazine also has a great list.

Most fonts are available in .otf and .ttf for use with the CSS3 @font-face property.

Not sure how to Install these free and paid for elegant fonts? Find out for either Windows or Mac’s.

  • adobe-caslon-pro-elegant-font-ampersands-font-faceFont: Adobe Caslon Pro – Italic – Download [ Buy ] ( Also comes with the Adobe Suite )
  • ampersands-font-face-algerianFont: Algerian – Regular – Download [ Free ]
  • ampersands-elegant-font-face-choppinscriptFont: Chopin Script – Regular – Download [ Free ]
  • bell-mt-ampersands-font-faceFont: Bell MT – Italic – Download [ Buy ]
  • Colonna-MT-ampersands-font-faceFont: Colonna MT, Regular – Download [ Buy ]
  • Creampuff-ampersands-font-faceFont: Creampuff – Regular – Download [ Free ]
  • elephant-ampersands-font-faceFont: Elephant – Italic – Download [ Paid, Free in select software packages, like Office 2007 ]
  • Felix-Titling-ampersands-elegant-font-faceFont: Felix Titling – Regular – Download [ Buy ]
  • French-Script-MT-ampersands-font-faceFont: French Script – Regular – Download [ Buy ]
  • garamond-ampersands-elegant-font-faceFont: Garamond – Regular – Download [ Buy ]
  • Goudy-Old-Style-ampersands-font-faceFont: Goudy Old Style – Italic – Download [ Buy ]
  • goudy-stout-ampersands-font-faceFont: Goudy Stout – Regular – Download [ Buy ]
  • Lucida-Caligraphy-ampersands-font-faceFont: Lucida Caligraphy – Regular – Download [ Buy ] (Comes with Windows OS)
  • Optimus-Princeps-ampersands-ornate-font-faceFont: Optimus Princeps – Regular – Download [ Free ]
  • riesling-ampersands-font-faceFont: Riesling – Regular – Download [ Free ]
  • Trajan-Pro-ampersands-font-faceFont: Trajan Pro – Regular – Download [ Buy ] (Comes with Windows)

What other great elegant fonts do you know of to make an ampersand design stylish?

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September 6, 2010 at 3:12 am #1

I think there’s something wrong with the Elephant link. Unless that “&” under ‘Elephant’ is not it.

September 6, 2010 at 9:08 am #2

Hi Amy, thanks for pointing that out, I got the font as part of a software package, I have updated the elephant font link to the correct URL, it’s a paid font, but available for ‘free’ in 13 software packages, most noticeably, Office 2007 ;)

October 18, 2010 at 12:01 pm #3

Hi, im opening a beauty salon and im decorating it in a french style,looking for a font that will suite the decor for my signage and logo, any ideas

October 20, 2010 at 7:35 pm #4

@Dale, I would have to look at your signage and logo to see what works with it, but I’d imagine any of the font’s above would work nicely if your going for a more elegant / classy look.

October 5, 2011 at 10:29 am #5

I prefer a simplified ampersand. Something like this new font. I think it still looks elegant but modern at the same time.


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April 2, 2012 at 9:07 pm #7

Which typefaces have beautiful ampersands?…

Baskerville Italic, yes! (I’m actually thinking of getting it as a tattoo… typography nerd I know). If you can’t use Baskerville for some reason but really want that ampersand, Adobe Caslon’s is very similar. As for Sans Serifs, our logo uses Walk…

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August 24, 2012 at 9:32 pm #9

Thank you for this!
I don’t ever think about what a font’s ampersand looks like, and I was looking for a classy one for my brother’s wedding invite.
Lucky me, I have several of these fonts already. Now to decide!

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September 14, 2012 at 5:24 am #10

Hi Dale,

I have been collecting wooden printing blocks of letters and symbols for some time and am now starting to research the fonts before mounting the blocks. I have a host of curious ampersands. While wandering through the Web, I spied your column and enjoyed it, while admiring lavishly the glorious ampersand examples you provided.

Do you think you could recommend a good reference book or source for me to start identifying these little printing blocks? Thanks.

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May 21, 2013 at 7:09 am #14

Thanks for having this up! I was searching for an Ampersand like the Adobe Caslon Pro Italic’s ampersand! I have the font all along. :D

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