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20+ Must-Have Retro Condensed Fonts (Trend for 2023!)

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Looking for a font that'll bring a cool vintage vibe to your next project? Why not try one of these retro condensed fonts from Envato Elements?

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Retro condensed fonts are one of the hot font trends for 2023. These fonts are often quite contemporary in character but also reach back to the past, particularly the 70s, for inspiration. If you want to learn more, watch the video below: 

Unlimited Retro Condensed Fonts at Envato Elements

Envato Elements offers thousands of premium digital assets like fonts, mockups, graphic templates, logos, photos, and much more.

And for one low monthly fee, you can download as many of these digital assets as you like, as often as you like. Let's take a look at some of the awesome retro condensed fonts you can find at Elements.

20+ Must-Have Retro Condensed Fonts

Uphead Retro Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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Inspired by street signs from Eastern Europe, Uphead Retro Condensed Font offers an irresistible combination of hard lines and soft curves. It's a great choice for logo designs, headers, and signage.

Global Condensed Serif Font (TTF, OTF)

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With its solid, elongated lines and slender serifs, Global Condensed Serif Font screams elegance and individuality. Use this distinct font for magazine titles, headers, and branding.

Retrohols Condensed 70s Font (TTF, OTF)

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A quintessential retro font, Retrohols Condensed 70s Font is a great option when you want to reference the seventies, but it's also a great choice when you just need a strong font with lots of character.

Monetizer Condensed Vintage Font (TTF, OTF)

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If your taste leans towards clean minimalism, then Monetizer Condensed Vintage Font will be your cup of tea. This simple display font is highly versatile and adaptable for a number of projects.

Howard Retro Bold Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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Howard Retro Bold Condensed Font is the very essence of the ultra-condensed font found in loads of vintage projects. The all-caps font also includes numbers, punctuation, and various symbols.

Galcia Retro Narrow Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

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When you need an oh-so-special font for your new magazine or brochure covers, look no further than Galcia Retro Narrow Font. This unique typeface offers a charming roundedness without sacrificing the elongated quality that makes condensed fonts so distinctive. 

Ronald Vintage Condensed Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

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Looking for a terrific font for branding or logo creation? How about Ronald Vintage Condensed Font? Ronald offers loads of options for creating a distinct look that will set you apart for the pack.

Aeroxys Old Condensed Fonts (TTF, OTF)

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Perfect for posters, magazine titles, headers, and more, Aeroxys Old Condensed Fonts reaches its full potential when you use it in programs that support OpenType features and Glyph panels, like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or CorelDRAW.

Moby Bold Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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How about Moby Bold Condensed Font for your next project? This gorgeous elongated font with soft curves offers both uppercase and lowercase characters, as well as numbers and punctuation.

Theadzan Retro Bold Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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From the soft curves of Moby to the sharp corners of Theadzan Retro Bold Condensed Font. This super bold font is an excellent choice for branding, logos, signage, and other areas where you need a powerful, commanding font to capture and hold attention.

Grandmaid Retro Bold Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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What's not to love about Grandmaid Retro Bold Condensed Font? This eye-catching, hand-crafted font comes in four styles: regular, rounded, rough, and stamp. Have fun mixing and matching them.

Calcio Bold Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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This bold, ultra-condensed font works beautifully in large-scale projects which need a strong and distinct font that stands out. Calcio Bold Condensed Font offers all-caps characters, numbers, and punctuation.

Kionsa Retro Condensed Font  (TTF, OTF)

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This ultra-condensed font offers a wonderful combination of squared corners in some letters and rounded corners in others. Furthermore, the combination of heavy and slender lines makes Kionsa Retro Condensed Font beautifully balanced and truly elegant.

Yokori Vintage Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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It doesn't get better than Yokori Vintage Condensed Font. This stunning decorative font is perfect for branding, logos, titles, signage, and other large-scale projects.

Hochland Condensed Vintage Font (TTF, OTF)

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Inspired by street posters, Hochland Condensed Vintage Font is just what you need when you're looking for a commanding display font. Hochland has an ultra-condensed effect that may not appeal to everyone but it is a perfect choice for posters, signage, headlines, and more. 

Bondie Old Condensed Fonts (TTF, OTF)

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Whereas Hochland's ultra-condensed effect creates a blocky look, Bondie Old Condensed Fonts offers a bit more room between characters, which creates a more elegant effect. Though the font is squarely in the retro condensed category, it offers a touch of modernity and freshness that is perfect for a wide range of projects.

Nordin Retro Narrow Font (TTF, OTF)

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Nordin Retro Narrow Fon offers six styles: regular, italic, thin, thin italic, bold, and bold italic. That gives this wonderful font a great deal of versatility and makes it an ideal choice for any number of projects.

Blocker Condensed Retro Arcade Font (TTF, OTF)

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You can create just the look you want when you opt for Blocker Condensed Retro Arcade Font. That's because it offers four weights and tons of alternate glyphs and ligatures that will allow you to create that one-of-a-kind look you need.

Redig Old School Condensed Computer Font (TTF, OTF)

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Looking for a bold font that holds the room? Then you can't go wrong with Redig Old School Condensed Computer Font. This commanding font offers uppercase characters only, plus numbers, punctuation, and a good selection of alternates and ligatures. 

Thailone Vintage Condensed Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

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Thailone Vintage Condensed Font is simple yet stylish, and therein lies its charm. Though the characters are bold and square, the font offers plenty of alternates and ligatures which allow you to put your own spin on the text.

Ottenburg Retro Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

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Ottenburg Retro Condensed Font is an incredible font family that includes four weights: regular, medium, semibold, and bold. Experiment with Ottenburg to find out which weights suit your projects.

Choose Your Favourite Retro Condensed Fonts

Now that you know just where to find the best retro condensed font when you need them, head to Envato Elements and download your favourites today. 

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