Hazel Script

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What is the Hazel Script font?

The design process of this font was rudely interrupted on August 11th, 2015, when my first child, Hazel, was born. Thinking up names for fonts can be tricky, as can thinking up names for babies, so when the font was finally finished, it seemed like a good idea to kill two birds with one stone, and here it is: Hazel Script.
Hazel Script is a finely crafted, elegant, connecting script. I wanted to make something unique, and to this end, the contrast in the face is not based on any ductal logic, or the writing of some imagined tool. The thick parts of glyphs are purely aesthetic devices, placed to give the otherwise monoline font an interesting rhythm.
The over-sized upper case letters follow a mid-century lettering skeleton, and swash forms can be used judiciously to add spice to the text. Hazel Script works “out of the box” but to really get the best out of it, use OpenType-savvy programs to unlock a world of swashes, alternates, ligatures and the like. In detail, the features are as follows:
Swash – alternate forms for many glyphs
Stylistic Sets – 1: script r, 2: alternate s, 3: script z, 4 and 5: more swash options, 4,5,6 and 7: access to alternate ampersands (the font boasts six to choose from!), 8: connecting forms for K, L, R, X and Z.
Localised forms – ij digraphs for Dutch, and a script lslash for Polish.
Standard ligatures – a mixture of ligatures, including the Schizotype signature glyph, ‘percent off’ (just type “% off”) and a heart that connects to the ends of words (type “<3") Automatic fractions Ordinals - a and o for Spanish etc. but also s,t,r,d,h and n for English 1st 2nd and 3rd etc. Contextual alternates - automatically places special start and end glyphs where necessary. More… Hazel Script would look great in glossy magazines set large, or would make a slightly unorthodox choice for wedding stationery, birth announcements, letterheads...

Hazel Script Font families

The Hazel Script includes the following font families:

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Hazel Script Preview

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

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

If you really want Hazel Script 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. :)