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Beardstown Font Family was designed by John Roshell and published by Swell Type. Beardstown contains 3 styles and family package options.

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About Beardstown Font Family

Beardstown is solid, hardworking & no-nonsense. It may be a little gritty & rough around the edges, but it can also be open, warm and welcoming.

Beardstown is a little Midwestern town on a river with a town square where you can buy comic books from a spinner rack at the front of the drugstore and read 'em with a root beer float from the soda counter in the back.

The Beardstown font is perfect for t-shirts, sports graphics, beer cans, trading cards, carnival posters and record albums. But that’s it. I mean, you could use it on foofy hipster stuff like organic produce, vegan meat substitutes, electric car accessories or mountain bike parts, but you risk Beardstown coming over there to kick your butt.


  • three versions of each letter and two versions of each number automatically rotate for authentic print texture
  • thirteen catchwords (like "and" "of" "for" & "the") accessible in Discretionary Ligatures
  • support for 223 languages including Western & Central Europe, Vietnamese & Cyrillic

Designers: John Roshell

Publisher: Swell Type

Foundry: Swell Type

Design Owner: Swell Type

MyFonts debut: Nov 30, 2021


About Swell Type

Building on decades of experience as a designer of fonts for comic books, video games, TV shows and movies, John Roshell's Swell Type takes inspiration from the real-world signs and scenery of California, presenting fun, friendly, functional fonts inspired by everything from the Gold Rush and fruit-crate labels to surf and skateboard culture, Silicon Valley, aerospace industry and entertainment biz -- all with the lively energy and fun for which his creations for the comic lettering studio Comicraft are known and loved.

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