On New Year’s Day, you can have your pick of the fonts from Comicraft at substantial discounts. They normally sell for up to $139 per family, but in honor of the new year, you can have your pick for $20.21.
The Walden Font Co. has released a package of 12 typefaces and nine dingbat fonts inspired by the Jugendstil art movement of late 19th century Germany. This follows the earlier release of “The New Victorian Printshop.”
Finland’s Scope Labs released The Periscope, an omnidirectional condenser microphone with steampunk styling. It might look like a novelty product, but it’s aimed at recording professionals.
Title pages from old insurance maps are models for steampunk and neo-Victorian design
Old maps might seem like an unusual source for design inspiration. But the fire insurance maps published in the 19th and early 20th centuries by the Sanborn Map Company have had a big influence on steampunk and neo-Victorian design.
A quick guide to color in steampunk images, plus useful online tools for building color themes
Steampunk imagery can include the full spectrum of reproducible colors, but browns and other warm colors tend to dominate. Learn more about colors in steampunk art as well as tools for generating your own steampunk color themes.
Demand for homemade face masks is growing as the CDC reconsiders its advice on public use
As COVID-19 continues to spread, steampunk makers and cosplayers may find more calls to fabricate homemade face masks, this time for the general public. They’re already making the masks for healthcare facilities.
With COVID-19 on the rise, steampunk makers are supplying hospitals with homemade gear
As steampunk creators dealing with the outbreak, some are putting their skills to use by making face masks for hospitals facing supply shortages due to a surge in patients. This comes amid a global effort to enlist makers for a wide range of supplies.
The 75-meter long Steamring was inspired by steam engines of the 19th century. The designers envision a “megayacht” with a helicopter pad, saloon, lounge area, and indoor pool, powered by a pair of 4000-horsepower diesel engines.
Oleksandr Malyy uses the process to give his photos an old-time look.
In Part One of our guide to finding and using steampunk fonts, a look at freebies
What makes a good steampunk font? And how do you find them? In Part One of this series, we look at the considerations in choosing a steampunk font and some popular fonts that are absolutely free.