Frizzell Font

A New Typeface Inspired by Dick Frizzell's Letterforms.

Frizzell Font

Frizzell Font is a new typeface inspired by the letterforms of iconic New Zealand artist Dick Frizzell. The typeface comes in a 3-weight set: Regular, Italic and Black. It includes over 80 matching glyphs in each weight including Te Reo Māori macrons!

usage inspiration

Project 01
Create your own kiwi signs

Awaken the memories of long summer days, late-season apricots and farm gate kumera.

Project 02
Keep it kiwi

Frizzell Font is an authentic Kiwi alternative to the usual hand-rendered fonts.

Project 03
add some character

Choose from one of the extra 44 glyphs to compliment your type.

Dick Frizzell

"I love what Joe has done with my wobbly vernacular text!"

Buying options

  • Print License
  • NZ$99
  • Print Typeface (OTF,TTF)
  • Regular, Italic & Black Weights
  • Numerals, Macrons & Punctuation
  • 1 CPU Retail License
  • Print & Web Fonts
  • NZ$199
  • Print Typeface (OTF,TTF)
  • Web Typeface (WOFF etc)
  • Regular, Italic & Black Weights
  • Numerals, Macrons & Punctuation
  • 1 CPU Retail License
  • Up to 20,000 pageviews/month
  • Extended License
  • POA
  • Use on Apps or Videogames
  • Use on Software or Web Templates
  • Use on eBooks
  • Resale Arrangements
  • More than 20,000 pageviews/month

frizzell designer

Frizzell Font was created by Auckland typographer and graphic designer, Joe Mitchell. The typeface has generously been approved for commercial release by Dick Frizzell himself.

Joe Mitchell



Joe Mitchell is an emerging graphic designer and typographer, currently living in Auckland, New Zealand.

Dick Frizzell



Dick Frizzell is one of New Zealand's most iconic and celebrated artists.

License info

Commercial end user license

The retail license for Frizzell Font enables you to use the font files for commercial or client design work. For a detailed overview please download the full license agreement below:

End User Agreement