airbag free font

Airbag font a modern slab serif typeface with free download

Airbag font with a free version to download, yes this font has a free version. Airbag is a slab serif typeface that aims to give a modern, clean and crisp look and feel.

It’s the first font I created, so it was a steep learning curve on my part (see my other fonts). To be honest with you I might be doing things wrong. You might have to tweak the leading and the kerning.

Airbag has only one weight but does have uppercase and lowercase letters with over 256 glyphs (for the paid version).

The free version only has uppercase letters and numbers.

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Airbag font

Upper and lowercase glyphs

airbag font

Why call it Airbag

The name, well, I’m a massive Radiohead fan. The name comes from the Radiohead song Airbag from the Album ok computer. It’s my favorite album of all time. You should go and listen to it.

I think the name is easy to remember, I searched google and at the time no other font had that name. So it stuck, boom, a new font was born – yeah.

Airbag slab serif typeface usage

Feel free to download and use the free version for your non-commercial work. I wouldn’t suggest using this as a web font as it will look nasty.

Buy Airbag full commercial font £10

Full commercial license, with 256 glyphs including uppercase, lowercase, numbers, punctuation and symbols.

Buy Airbag

or by at my Creative Market Shop for $15

Get Airbag $15

P.S Feel free to contact me for additional licensing options and discounts.

Download Free Airbag version

For those that don’t read to good. The free version only includes uppercase letters.

Please note: Although this font is free, it can not be distributed by individuals, bulletin board systems, FTP sites, WWW sites, etc., without prior permission.

That is all.

Comments:
  • david

    excelente composición, está de maravillas

    April 18, 2013 at 3:06 am
  • andi

    Nice looking font too bad one cant actually download it just the same old crap try to trick us into downloading adware

    April 23, 2013 at 6:47 am
  • Michael P

    The pay with a tweet thing isn’t working for me. I clicked on it and it just gave me a new blank window. How can I get this font free?

    April 30, 2013 at 3:31 pm
  • Michael

    I agree, nice font but disappointing to find that ‘free’ has a different definition than it should. I don’t tweet anything, nor do I intend to, so I guess I’m outta luck.

    April 30, 2013 at 6:22 pm
      • Shel Shock

        Tell em! Thanks for the FREE font, Simon! I’m sure a lot of unfree time went into making it :)

        January 24, 2014 at 6:08 pm
  • vivian

    This font is so cool!
    Thank you so very much for sharing it. And guys, Pay with a tweet is easy, don’t get complicated with something that costs nothing and which content is worth to do it.

    May 1, 2013 at 6:41 am
  • I like this font, it’s really nice. I have paid with a tweet but I can’t seem to download it…help!

    May 3, 2013 at 9:56 am
  • anna

    Guys, don’t get confused. Pay with a tweet means ‘Tweet, then you’ll get what you want.’ It’s just a tweet, which costs no money! If you don’t want to make the least amount of effort, then don’t wish for anything.

    By the way, thanks for sharing the font!

    May 3, 2013 at 10:21 pm
  • Simon

    Great FREE font! I just wish it had more punctuation options though e.g. ( ) ; : , .

    May 7, 2013 at 12:31 pm
      • Simon: Unless you have the patience of Job, answering these questions must be maddening. Give away a font and you’re rewarded by explaining the net. Your deed has been properly punished. Also, lovely font which I’m coming back to buy later after I update ppal.
        Gelato script, gelato script, gelato script.

        November 9, 2013 at 12:29 pm
  • Emma

    Thanks so much for such an awesome font Simon. I used it for my first screen print – a bday present for my other half. I LOVE IT! http://instagram.com/p/ZBsWSvM1IW/

    May 7, 2013 at 11:00 pm
  • Omar

    love it

    May 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm
  • Marcee

    Is there a way to purchase this font for commercial use. I create digital scrapbooking designs and would love to use this font in my designs I sell ..thanks

    May 18, 2013 at 7:23 pm
  • Hey Simon! Love the font and love that it only costs a tweet! I was wondering what the script font was that you used in your display sign for ‘drink’ and for ‘coffee’? Cheers!

    May 22, 2013 at 4:47 am
  • Annika Sundström

    Thanks for a great typeface. Super!

    May 23, 2013 at 3:50 pm
  • Hi, i want to know the font that used in your display for Drink / Coffee..

    thanksss bro !

    June 4, 2013 at 11:10 pm
  • Hello!

    Lovely typeface. Could you please identify the script font you use in the example image above?

    Cheers!

    June 5, 2013 at 12:34 am
  • Wonderful

    Thank’s a lot! Great Font.

    June 13, 2013 at 8:01 am
  • Mia

    What a Beautiful Typeface Simon :)
    You have definitely honored Trend with Airbag.
    I had downloaded it sometime during March ( w/ a Tweet ) ; my Paypal was having a case of the hiccups at the time, but I really wanted to come back and purchase both the Basic & Full Versions ( it is truly such a minimal amount to pay for such a beautiful Typeface – and all the hard work you put into it ) ; I truly appreciate your efforts and the price! .
    This is like Christmas in June!

    Thank You so much Simon :)

    June 13, 2013 at 9:06 am
  • Meg

    Love this – THANK YOU!

    June 14, 2013 at 1:10 pm
  • KJ

    I paid with a Tweet but there was no option to download?

    June 21, 2013 at 8:37 am
  • felipe

    excelent!

    June 29, 2013 at 6:35 am
  • Siborg!!!

    Just been on Abduzeedo and your linked to it!!

    Nice typeface fella.
    Ollie

    July 15, 2013 at 1:01 pm
  • Hey Simon, I love the font – just bought it. What’s the secondary script font you have working with it. Together, they look great!

    July 27, 2013 at 1:21 am
  • Aaron

    Wish I could pay with a Facebook post. Any other way to download it without a Twitter account?

    July 30, 2013 at 2:27 am
  • Mark

    I don’t use twitter and I refuse to use paypal because of past problems. How do I get this font? I don’t mind paying for it, I just can’t.

    August 1, 2013 at 6:49 am
  • Great font, and I’m glad it was free!
    Personally, I don’t mind sending out a tweet. It’s the literal least I can do for someone who does good work!
    Thanks so much!

    August 5, 2013 at 7:16 am
  • Cool font. A good thing about the name is that it displays almost on top thank to the “A”.

    Thanks
    Romano

    September 19, 2013 at 9:09 am
  • Why is everyone being super bitchy because of this ‘tweet’ thing? Honestly, it’s a beautiful font and the designer spent HIS OWN TIME (time is money folks!) to give this typeface to us. The least we can do is tweet about it, so thank you Simon!

    September 20, 2013 at 6:26 pm
  • beautiful! thank you Simon ^.^

    October 9, 2013 at 9:58 pm
  • Christina

    I tweeted, downloaded, and installed but it’s only “S” is showing up? Did I do something wrong?

    October 13, 2013 at 10:07 pm
  • Andrea

    Hey Simon,
    Great font but I download it, install it and when I write with it on Photoshop it writes but its invisible? That’s so odd! Thought it was a glitch but then I changed font to another one and it all appears fine. Is it just a that, as newbie, I forgot to do something? :S

    October 16, 2013 at 11:34 am
  • Andrea

    -_-….. only capitals accepted… told you, newbie I-forgot-to-do-something… THANKS! :D

    October 16, 2013 at 11:35 am
  • 3j

    Great font

    October 28, 2013 at 2:33 pm
  • Celia2M

    It’s a beautiful font, i’ve made some letters like these ones, with the “shadow effect”. But yours have some cool detail. Thank you for sharing it :D

    December 27, 2013 at 4:17 am
  • ok

    the tweet thing was cool except after i downloaded it sent me to some weird site so dude this is kinda creepy. awesome font though

    January 3, 2014 at 10:05 pm
  • It kills me while going through some of these comments here. I mean, seriously, one has put an immense amount of effort in coming up with a beautiful typeface and all you can do is complain and whine about not making it free! And to be honest, Paying with a Tweet doesn’t even cost you money, only if you would have bothered to click through those two extra clicks.

    Thanks Simon, and keep up the good work!

    January 4, 2014 at 6:54 pm
  • Matthias

    I just downloaded your font because of the font of the word “Coffee” – your preview is misleading and lets assume this type is included. Please send me my 4 USD back via Paypal (see my email).

    Regards,
    Matthias

    January 5, 2014 at 3:32 pm
  • DIANA

    LOVE IT!!! you sir are doing a great thing!

    February 4, 2014 at 6:29 pm
  • victor

    amazing font

    February 19, 2014 at 12:09 am
  • LA Designs

    Hi Simon, excellent work here, I’ve shared this font across my social media network :)

    February 24, 2014 at 12:46 pm
  • I keep getting an error from the pay with a tweet…

    The Content you tried to post was rejected by Twitter (Error: ‘This request looks like it might be automated. To protect our users from spam and other malicious activity, we can’t complete this action right now. Please try again later.’). You can adjust it and try again.

    I’ve tried it every browser I have…Anyone have any ideas? :-/

    The typeface is great, by the way! Thanks for sharing Simon!

    March 7, 2014 at 5:08 pm
  • I’m getting the same error message when I try to tweet it – I even tried writing my own tweet.

    So then I shared it on G+ https://plus.google.com/106011087914023320492/posts/aNcgV4vF1P5 but it keeps telling me that it can not find that it was shared publicly – even though it is

    March 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm
  • Wow, this is a great font, thank you so much for providing this for free! I was more than happy to “Pay by Tweet” : ) I’ve never attempted to create my own font before – it sure doesn’t sound very easy! Thanks also for including the punctuation – I had to write out Hola! (with an upside down exclamation point in the front too) so I was REALLY hoping you’d made an exclamation point, and you did : ) Hey, have you ever thought about converting this otf into one of the web font formats like woff? I am not sure how you would go about this but maybe something like FontSquirrel will do it? It would make a great web font. Thanks! Carla

    March 18, 2014 at 6:16 pm
    • Oops sorry, just read the part about not trying to use it as a web font – never mind!

      By the way, Hipster Headline would have been pretty funny : )

      March 18, 2014 at 6:19 pm
  • cindy

    not working on google +

    March 18, 2014 at 10:54 pm
  • Ashleigh

    I tried paying with a tweet and altering the content completely, but I still get the error message. Any recommendations? It’s such a great font!

    March 20, 2014 at 10:14 pm
  • Agustin Goba

    Download with tweet worked fine for me. Love the font! Thanx!!!

    March 26, 2014 at 7:00 pm
  • Felipe

    great font, you can do it man !!

    March 27, 2014 at 5:31 pm
  • Rhonda

    Says post was rejected because it seems to be automated. Tried it several times and no luck

    March 27, 2014 at 9:25 pm
    • Rhonda

      Nevermind….removed all of text and retyped and worked!

      March 27, 2014 at 10:26 pm
  • Ted

    Hi Simon,
    A very well designed font. As an old school designer (came out of Art School hot metal, cow gum and scalpels!) and doing an apprenticeship at a design/font studio I appreciate well designed work. Excellent.

    March 31, 2014 at 11:53 am
  • Ethan S.

    Hey Simon, I enjoy the font you made and was wondering if it was ok to use on a T-shirt that will be for sale eventually. Please let me know if it is commercially available or license available.

    April 21, 2014 at 10:49 pm
  • Hi Simon,

    I paid for this font with a tweet but the font is invisible when I type it out. Whether I typed it out in illustrator or text edit. Despite trying to colourise it with different colours it’s still invisible. Please help.

    Hanh

    April 29, 2014 at 8:56 am
  • Lucas

    Tryied to download via Pay with a Tweet on 3 diferent browsers and nothing x.x
    Could you fix it please? It’s a really awesome font!

    May 7, 2014 at 6:32 am
  • SP

    Hi there Simon, I’m trying to download the font via paying for commercial use and have tried Chrome, Safari and IE and nothing seems to work … it just takes me to a page that tells me my cart is empty.

    Please advise at your earliest please! Thank you, great font!

    May 8, 2014 at 9:03 pm
  • milkchocolate

    Hi and thanks for a great font.. I have downloaded the font but it doesnt appear when I type it in Illustrator or Photoshop! Any idea why that could be?
    Thanks

    May 24, 2014 at 12:48 pm
  • cks

    thanks for a great font

    June 10, 2014 at 8:29 am
  • Jennifer

    Hi Simon,

    New to pay with a tweet – did it, and it looks like it worked, but I’m not sure if the type downloaded, or if it did where it went. Um, help and apologies for the ludditeness. I like the typeface and think it could be great for my project!

    July 5, 2014 at 5:37 pm
  • Jennifer

    oops – figured it out – thanks!

    July 5, 2014 at 5:51 pm
  • DavidA

    Thank you for the free font and the hard work that went into it’s making. Visually pleasing.

    As a passing comment, I find it appalling that people want something for free, but are unwilling to acknowledge the creator for their product.

    For those of you unfamiliar with the process, it’s rather simple:
    1. Click the link: “Pay With Tweet” (a pop-up will occur)
    2. Sign into Twitter
    3. “Accept” the tweet that acknowledges the author’s work.
    4. Wait 5 seconds and the file downloads.

    If this is too difficult a repayment for someone’s work, you might try designing your own.

    August 2, 2014 at 10:58 pm
  • peiano

    amazing font!!

    August 4, 2014 at 5:44 am
  • Elaine

    Dear Simon, what a lovely font! Congratulations on your time and efforts on creating something so beautiful :). I have a little question. I don’t have twitter :(. Is there another way of downloading it through like a share of facebook or something like that?
    Thank you so much for making it available for free!
    Elaine

    August 14, 2014 at 1:58 pm
  • Yonca

    Hi Simon, it’s a great font but I seem to be having issues using it. When I use the font in indesign it just comes up as blank when I start typing, the only characters that do appear are numbers. Is there something I’m missing?

    Thanks

    November 12, 2014 at 1:02 am
    • Yonca

      Actually, I just worked it out! I need to be using uppercase letters with the free version. Thanks!

      November 12, 2014 at 1:05 am
  • Megan

    Thank you for this great font! I was going to download the free version until I saw all the haters in the comments whining about the tweet. You more than earned my $5. Thanks again!

    January 21, 2015 at 9:47 pm