Galahad®

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What is the Galahad® font?

Modeled on hand-drawn letters by well-known San Francisco calligrapher and lettering instructor Alan Blackman, Galahad represents one of his signature styles. The rough edges and eccentric forms of Blackman’s original sans serif lettering have been retained, giving the large display sizes a distinctive, congenial charm. More…
He describes Galahad (named for Sir Galahad, who in Arthurian legend sought and found the Holy Grail) as “a cross between Optima and the flat-pen writing of Friedrich Neugebauer,” the distinguished Austrian calligrapher. While it is a classically proportioned sans serif, Galahad retains its calligraphic origins. The unusual capital A is a particular favorite of Blackman, who thinks of it as his “signature” character, one that adds visual drama to type set in all caps.
Although this 1995 addition to the Adobe Originals library is intended primarily for display use, the generous capitals and open, geometric lowercase letters make Galahad clear and readable in casual text settings as small as 14 points.

Galahad® Font families

The Galahad® includes the following font families:

  • Galahad Std Regular

Galahad® Preview

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


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

The short answer is no. Galahad® 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 Galahad®, 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 Galahad® 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 Galahad® is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Galahad® and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Galahad®. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Galahad® for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Galahad® 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 Galahad® remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Galahad® 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. :)