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15 Retro Fonts
Retro design is one of the leading trends in the industry today. Inspired by the traditional mediums of the past, designers are now creating phenomenal print and typography work with a nostalgic twist.
From the groovy typefaces of the 60s to the awesome grunge styles of the 90s, we've got an amazing selection to inspire your next project.
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Create a daring design with the Moricandia font. An all caps typeface, this font has been hand-painted for realistic lines and texture. Add a few splashes of ink to take it to the next level and pair it with awesome designs for blogs or branding material.
Moonface Script from TypeFaith Fonts is a flowing script with lovely swashes. It is based on the 20th Century Packaging typo. Moonface Script is a characteristic font with a retro feel. It contains a full set of ligatures, alternatives, swashes and special characters to end.
Featuring the charm of the early 50s and 60s, the Les Paul font is the perfect companion to any branding or children's book project. Choose from seven different styles you can combine together to help elevate your work. Give it a try!
One of the most interesting trends of the 70s was the use of script types similar to the one below. The letters always had fanned-out ends with beautifully drawn cursive letters to match. Making a huge appearance in sports-themed logos, this style remains a popular look in design today. So try the Redoura font to relive this retro vibe.
Sometimes it's hard for designers to use bold fonts because they're not sure how to work with chunky letters. But the Lovage font works great with any header or logo package. A sans serif typeface with rough edges, this font, overall, is a powerful all caps design. You'll love it!
Not everything in the 80s was about neon. Take the Oh Blazt font, for example. Featuring a laid-back style that is both edgy and daring, this font is ideal for apparel design and more. Your logos will look great with the bouncy baseline and casually drawn letters.
A spirit of the ocean made Fisherman Fonts, it haves a vintage / retro yet ocean feels for your every project with ocean or sea themed. The best part is it you get 3 styles! Regular rough and slant, just take your pick.
Decorative typefaces are designed to be showstoppers. And you won't be disappointed with the bold Mecha font. A chunky typeface with unique slanted lines, this font has a cool 80s vibe that is also quite futuristic. Try it out for any modern or creative project.
Enter the futuristic vibes of the 80s with neon lights and epic font types. The Divine Razier font is a rough brush typeface with realistic texture and amazing style. It's great for event posters and more, so you'll find many uses for this eye-popping font.
Launching a new t-shirt line and in need of a new font? Check out the awesome Velociraptype typeface. A spiky brush font with an edgy script style, this font is inspired by cool street looks you would see in any major city. Use it to make your work stand out.
Composition notebooks are truly a blast from the past. And the Composition font pays homage to the special gatekeeper of our childhood with this fun typeface. Included in this download is access to over 200 glyphs plus several seamless patterns inspired by the iconic cover.
Relive the glory days of retro video game design with the Game Over font. Designed after the popular 8-bit pixel designs of the 80s, this font is great for any nostalgic work. Use it for illustrations and logos or any game-themed poster.
Everything about this Thunderstorm typeface just screams the 90s. A wicked hand-painted typeface inspired by 90s show titles, this font can be added to any composition quickly. Just download it to get access to a full set of characters and numbers along epic swash lines.
Craft the perfect logo for your cartoon or comic book with the unique Mushroom font. Featuring a bouncy baseline and chunky letters, this font has an ambience of fun and playfulness. Ideal for summery designs, this multipurpose font is easy to use.
Add a little grunge texture to your work with the Minority font. Inspired by a mixture of 90s grunge and graffiti styles, this font is a hand-painted condensed script. Ideal for large typographic posters or any logo design, this font is simple and easy to use.
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