There's no denying it: Art Deco fonts are totally cool and are the right choice for designers and design dabblers who want to bring a fresh and stylish look to their projects.
What Is Art Deco?
Art Deco, short for Arts Décoratifs, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that gained popularity in the 1920s and 30s and fell out of fashion around the beginning of World War II. It is characterised by rich colour, bold geometry, symmetrical designs in exuberant shapes, and decadent detail work. It came to represent luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress.
Art Deco font styles, as you will see shortly, cover quite a broad range but all have a touch of that quality which makes Art Deco so popular even today.
Unlimited Font Downloads at Envato Elements
Both Envato Elements and GraphicRiver offer high-quality Art Deco fonts to help you create outstanding projects that capture the eye and imagination, but each service is a bit different from the other.
Envato Elements is hard to beat when it comes to premium Art Deco font styles. What makes this service outstanding is that it offers you thousands of gorgeous fonts by the most talented designers in the field. And you can also download as many fonts as you want, as often as you want, for one flat monthly fee.
That's right. One low monthly fee = unlimited access to the best fonts available on the internet today. What's more, that monthly fee also allows you to access thousands of premium digital assets like logos, mockups, photos, business card templates, and much more. Let's take a look at some of the best Art Deco fonts available there today.
1. Bridge Line
Let's start with this classic 1920s Art Deco font which captures the striking geometry and rich decadence of the era. This bold display font offers both upper and lowercase Latin alphabet, numbers, and punctuation in OTF, TTF, and WOFF. Great for movie titles, posters, and invitations.
A cleaner approach to Art Deco, this elegant display font has the kind of eye-catching boldness you want when you need your text to stand out. It's offered in OTF, TTF, and WOFF, and it includes both upper and lowercase Latin alphabet, numbers, and punctuation.
Check out the awesome Murray Art Deco font—ideal if you're looking for a vintage style with a subtle 1920s Art Deco feel. This excellent choice for banners, invitations, branding, and signage includes both upper and lowercase Latin alphabet, numbers, and punctuation.
Shake things up with these Art Deco font styles that include three styles: regular, rough, and double. The font comes with uppercase letters only, as well as numbers and punctuation. Why not give it a whirl?
Looking for an awesome display font with a vintage feel? Check out this Art Deco font with lots of curves and solid lines. A great choice for elegant signage, banners, and branding materials, the font is offered in both upper and lowercase Latin alphabet, numbers, and punctuation and also includes international characters.
An Art Deco font with a timeless appeal, Decohead sets itself apart with its clean lines and subtle Art Deco touches. It offers 246 glyphs that you can use to create your own distinct look and supports multiple languages. A great choice for your next poster project.
If you're in the market for a stylish Art Deco numbers font, this one is worth a try. You can use it for any number of projects where you need a strong display font. Apart from gorgeous numbers, the set includes upper and lowercase Latin alphabet, punctuation, and various international characters.
Larosa Sans may look quite simple on first glance, but what gives this clean and versatile font its power is the number of stylistic alternates and ligatures included in the set. This range allows you to create whatever text you need in a way that is completely unique to the brand you're working on. This terrific font comes in three different weights and includes uppercase letters, numbers, punctuation, and accented characters.
Many people confuse Art Deco with Art Nouveau, and with good reason as one movement—Art Deco replaced the other—Art Nouveau. To clarify, Art Nouveau style is the decorative one, while Art Deco is sleeker. For those who may be looking for Art Nouveau fonts, I've included this stunning example, which makes it really easy to see the difference between the two styles. This Art Nouveau font includes upper and lowercase Latin letters, numbers, and punctuation, as well as stylistic alternates and ligatures. Have fun.
As you can see, this 1920s Art Deco font is the opposite of the Art Nouveau font above. It has clean, bold, rounded lines, while the one above is all curls and whirls. This Art Deco typeface comes in three weights and includes multilingual uppercase letters, numbers, and punctuation. Be warned: the gold effect in the cover image is not included, so you'd have to create that effect yourself.
Having introduced the curls and whirls of Art Nouveau, we wanted to make clear that Art Deco isn't always devoid of curls—Art Deco font styles just tend to be more controlled, as is the case with the font here. A great display font for posters, signage, and headlines, the font has stylistic alternates for all capitals and an extra set of ligatures to replace some combinations.
12. Sojourn Typeface
Spice up your branding projects or your next poster design with this awesome Art Deco font. The uppercase multilingual typeface also includes numbers and punctuation.
13. Haarlem Deco
Classic Art Deco font styles like this one can add loads of style to any project. The uppercase-only typeface takes its inspiration from both 1920s Art Deco font styles and vintage Euro-American signage lettering. The set comes with over 300 alternate and multilingual characters included.
14. Magnate Typeface
Though not the font used on the cover of the 1920s classic novel The Great Gatsby, this style of font has nonetheless become known as the Art Deco Great Gatsby font in some circles because of the typeface used on the poster for the 2013 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The beautiful Art Deco font style features uppercase multilingual letters, numbers, and punctuation.
15. Jitzu Typefamily
Not your classic Art Deco font style, but instead a font that borrows from the language of Art Deco. This gorgeous display font combines elements of calligraphy and includes ten weights, alternate glyphs, swashes, standard/discretionary ligatures, ordinals, etc.
16. Haext Plain
Another font that combines elements of Art Deco font styles with Neo-Gothic font styles to create its own signature look, Haext features smooth hand-drawn lines that would make stunning display text. It is sold as an OTF file.
This is a bold Art Deco font for posters, titles, signage, and other projects where you need a clean yet stylish font that captures the eye. The set includes uppercase letters, numerals, and some punctuation.
18. Classy Marisa
An elegant font through and through, Classy Marisa offers beautiful ligatures, tons of special alternative glyphs, ornaments, and multilingual support. This super versatile font is perfect for a range of projects from branding to logo design to product packaging and more. The all caps font comes in four weights: light, regular, medium, and bold.
More Premium Art Deco Font Styles From GraphicRiver
GraphicRiver is another service that offers thousands of premium Art Deco fonts. But it works differently from Elements.
While Elements is the best source when you want to buy many fonts and other resources, GraphicRiver is better for those who are on a budget and only want to buy one font set at a time.
So if you're interested in purchasing just one font instead of experimenting with several, then GraphicRiver may be a better choice for you. You can download a single font for one-time use for a low fee. Let's take a look at some of the top-quality offerings there.
This elegant Art Deco font style is a display font comprised of two sets of uppercase letters that allow users to mix and match the two styles to create their own unique signature text.
20. Bronco Typeface
Another Art Deco Great Gatsby font style that you can have fun with, this uppercase display typeface includes two styles: inline and regular. Many of the letters have alternate versions that you can access by toggling the caps lock.
How awesome is this Art Deco font? A great choice for those looking for a standout Art Deco numbers font, the display font includes two styles: regular and italic.
A stunning Art Deco Great Gatsby font style with a twist all of its own, this decorative typeface combines solid shapes with lines to create an eye-catching and unique look. If you are in the market for a stunning Art Deco numbers font, this is another font that you need to check out.
Inspired by the typeface of one of the earlier editions of The Great Gatsby text, this wonderful display font offers a different take on the idea of an Art Deco Great Gatsby font. The typeface offers upper and lowercase Latin letters, numbers, and various stylistic alternates and ligatures as well as 18 accents for users of various languages.
A distinctly modern font with Art Deco font stylistic influences, Avina is an uppercase font that's great for posters, headers, and logos.
If you are looking for an Art Deco Great Gatsby font style that closely mirrors that of the original Gatsby novel, this is it. This elegant Art Deco font includes uppercase letters, numbers, and punctuation. The set includes over 50 Art Deco themed ornaments, and you can toggle the caps lock to access alternate characters.
Allie is a minimalist, modern, elegant vintage font with a range of special alternative glyphs, as well as multilingual support. It’s a very versatile font that works great in large and small sizes. Allie is perfect for branding projects, logo design, clothing branding, product packaging, magazine headers, or simply as a stylish text overlay to any background image.
27. Strip Deco
Another Art Deco Great Gatsby font inspired by the 2013 Gatsby movie poster, this striking display font offers clean, bold lines that catch the eye and would work well for logos, apparel, product packaging, posters, etc. The font includes upper and lowercase letters, numbers, punctuation, symbols, and alternates.
This layered Art Deco font style offers a ton of versatility with the inclusion of four different styles: inline regular, inline inside, inline 3D, and inline shadow. You could change the inside colour, add a 3D or shadow effect, etc. For those looking for a great Art Deco numbers font, this is one you should not overlook.
Choose Your Favourite Art Deco Font Style Today
Both Envato Elements and GraphicRiver are excellent resources for the best Art Deco fonts around. With unlimited downloads for one low monthly fee, Envato Elements is ideal if you need Art Deco font styles that are versatile and easy to use, or if you regularly need mockups, icons, and other design resources.
Alternatively, if you just want to buy a single Art Deco font, GraphicRiver is a terrific source for high-quality fonts. Head over to either site today to choose your favourite font.
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