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What is the Ciseaux font?

Ciseaux was inspired and is dedicated to the art of paper cutting.
Early paper cutting artists were often royalty, but it soon became a folk art practiced by commoners whose cutouts decorated their homes. By the seventeenth century it had spread throughout the world. The Japanese called it Mon-kiri, the German’s Scherenschnitte and Turkey even boasted a guild devoted to the art form. In Poland the designs were traditionally symmetrical and often used layers of colors to form pictorial collages. When Russian invaders confiscated scissors, villagers were found to cut their intricate designs with sheep shears! The art form later developed into cutting out elaborate designs of nature scenes and people, celebrating special occasions and even decorating legal documents. More…
Ciseaux letterforms mimic paper cutting art in its shapes with a rather loose and almost joyous rhythm. The overall effect is somewhat earthy and natural yet it has an element of sophistication that cannot be ignored. Just like paper cutting, Ciseaux can be used for special occasions like invitations, brochures, identities, restaurant menus, and if you dare, some awesome looking paper graffiti.
Available in TT, PS and Opentype for Mac and Windows.

Ciseaux Font families

The Ciseaux font includes the following font families:

  • Ciseaux

Ciseaux Preview

Here is a preview of how Ciseaux will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

You're probably thinking - Is Ciseaux available to Download for free?

The short answer is no. Ciseaux is definitely not available as a free download font. This is a premium font which mean that you will have to pay to download and use it in your project. We showcase fonts on SharedFonts that are almost all premium fonts. Feel free to waste valuable hours of your time searching for a free download of Ciseaux, but take it from me, you will not be successful in your quest. Just think how much time and effort you will save if you just pay for Ciseaux and be done with it.

It is always best to pay for a premium font rather than trying to find an illegal download. The benefits of paying for Ciseaux is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Ciseaux and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Ciseaux. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Ciseaux for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Ciseaux Download" you will see 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 Ciseaux remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Ciseaux and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on 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. :)