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50 Creative Typography Ideas and Examples (Design Inspiration)

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Creative typography is exactly what you need when you want to take your projects from 'YAWN' to 'WOW'. If you're wondering where to find the best typography designs, this article can help.

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Today we're showcasing the top creative typography designs from around the internet to spark your imagination and get you excited about creating your next project. 

1. 3D Effects in Creative Typography Design

Thanks to PNG fonts and recent developments like colour fonts, it's now possible to find fonts that dazzle in all their 3D glory. So it's not surprising that 3D effects are a major trend in typography right now. Check out these stunning examples and use them to create interesting typography layouts and eye-popping designs of your own!

Color Paper Color Fonts (SVG)

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Flatlay Nature Alphabet (PNG)

Flatlay Nature AlphabetFlatlay Nature AlphabetFlatlay Nature Alphabet

Decorative Geometry - Creative Typography (SVG)

Decorative Geometry - Creative TypographyDecorative Geometry - Creative TypographyDecorative Geometry - Creative Typography

Unique Future - 3D Lettering (PNG)

Unique Future - 3D LetteringUnique Future - 3D LetteringUnique Future - 3D Lettering

Marquee Lights - 3D Lettering (PNG)

Marquee Lights - 3D LetteringMarquee Lights - 3D LetteringMarquee Lights - 3D Lettering

2. Geometric Shapes in Typography Design

Geometric shapes are a perennial favourite and are guaranteed to bring the wow factor to your creative typography logo designs and other important projects. Here's some typography layout design inspiration to make you drool and inspire you to raise your design game.

Creative Typography Design (TTF, OTF)

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Alectro Creative Typography Design 

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Geometric Typography Ideas and Inspiration

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Altos Typography Ideas and Inspiration (TTF, OTF)

Altos Typography Ideas and InspirationAltos Typography Ideas and InspirationAltos Typography Ideas and Inspiration

Morro Typography Design (TTF, OTF)

Morro Typography DesignMorro Typography DesignMorro Typography Design

3. Glitch and Distortion Typography Effects

Glitch and distortion effects are common in video, but designers are increasingly using them in typography to bring a sense of edginess to their creations. You can use these cool examples below to enhance your creative typography in Photoshop or any other software of your choice. Harness the spirit of the eighties and include some glitch typography in your next design project!

System Glitch - Display Font (TTF, OTF)

System Glitch - Display FontSystem Glitch - Display FontSystem Glitch - Display Font

Glitchy - A digital Glitch Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

Glitchy - A digital Glitch FontGlitchy - A digital Glitch FontGlitchy - A digital Glitch Font

Uncracked - Glitch Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF, WOFF2)

Uncracked - Glitch FontUncracked - Glitch FontUncracked - Glitch Font

MOKOTO Glitch Typeface (TTF, OTF)

MOKOTO Glitch TypefaceMOKOTO Glitch TypefaceMOKOTO Glitch Typeface

Block Glitch Font (TTF, OTF)

Block Glitch FontBlock Glitch FontBlock Glitch Font

4. Retro Typography Designs

Of course, retro styles can go back much further than the eighties. These examples would be perfect for creating a creative typography poster design. Do you want to create an old Soviet-style poster or a funky, colourful seventies design? With so many good typography examples like these, you can create anything you want!

Gruvilicious - Retro Groovy Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

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Groovy - Retro Font (TTF, OTF)

Groovy - Retro FontGroovy - Retro FontGroovy - Retro Font

Neville Font for Typography Design (TTF, OTF)

Neville Font for Typography DesignNeville Font for Typography DesignNeville Font for Typography Design

Retrohols - Retro Condensed Font (TTF, OTF)

Retrohols - Retro Condensed FontRetrohols - Retro Condensed FontRetrohols - Retro Condensed Font

KOOPERATIV Soviet Poster Font (TTF, OTF, EOT, SVG, WOFF, WOFF2)

KOOPERATIV Soviet Poster FontKOOPERATIV Soviet Poster FontKOOPERATIV Soviet Poster Font

5. Outline Fonts

Create interesting typography layouts with any of these stunning outline fonts. This is a trend that is growing by leaps and bounds, so get on it before it passes you by. For example, have a look at the first item in this list, Moonlite. See how the outline font creates a reflection of the solid version? How awesome is that? Such an easy way to create striking designs using the power of typography.

MOONLITE - Solid and Outline Sans Fonts (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

MOONLITE - Solid and Outline Sans FontsMOONLITE - Solid and Outline Sans FontsMOONLITE - Solid and Outline Sans Fonts

Gibsons Outline (TTF, OTF)

Gibsons OutlineGibsons OutlineGibsons Outline

Sorreal – Outline Typeface (TTF, OTF, WOFF, WOFF2)

Sorreal – Outline TypefaceSorreal – Outline TypefaceSorreal – Outline Typeface

Melati Modern Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

Melati Modern FontMelati Modern FontMelati Modern Font

Outline-Creative Font (TTF, OTF)

Outline-Creative FontOutline-Creative FontOutline-Creative Font

6. Handwritten Typography

Give your designs a personal touch with some elegant handwritten typography. This has been a trend for a while now and is showing no sign of slowing down. These handwritten fonts are perfect for making creative typography logo designs, but you could also use them to create signatures, elegant stationery, and much more. What will you create?

Monesstry Handwritten Font (OTF, TTF)

Monesstry Handwritten Script

Kalista Typeface (OTF, TTF)

Kalista Typeface

Estrela Typography Design (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

Estrela Signature Style Font

Anastacia Creative Typography (TTF, OTF)

Anastacia Creative Typography

Minty March Handwritten Font

Minty March Handwritten Font

7. Creative Colour Fonts

Bring some colour to your designs in more ways than one! With colour fonts, it's so easy to make creative typography in Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. Just by installing one of these fonts, you can instantly create text effects that would have been painstaking to create in the past. Have a look at these stunning examples!

Beautiful Typography (SVG)

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Cords Typography Design Ideas (SVG)

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Amazing Typography Design (SVG)

Amazing Typography DesignAmazing Typography DesignAmazing Typography Design

Colourful Typography Design (OTF, EPS, PSD)

Colourful Typography DesignColourful Typography DesignColourful Typography Design

Creative Typography Design (EPS)

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8. Textured Typography Design Ideas

Or why not add some wild and wonderful textures to make your design pop? Use these fonts to create text that looks as if it's made out of flowers, paper, stone, wood, etc. This is a great way to make your designs leap off the page and really grab your audience's attention. Let the fun begin!

Vintage Flower Alphabet

Vintage Flower AlphabetVintage Flower AlphabetVintage Flower Alphabet

Black Planet - 3D Lettering

Black Planet - 3D LetteringBlack Planet - 3D LetteringBlack Planet - 3D Lettering

Abstract Wood Alphabet Letters

Abstract Wood Alphabet LettersAbstract Wood Alphabet LettersAbstract Wood Alphabet Letters

Cut Out Letters with Scene Creator

Cut Out Letters with Scene CreatorCut Out Letters with Scene CreatorCut Out Letters with Scene Creator

Crushed Transparent Font

Crushed Transparent FontCrushed Transparent FontCrushed Transparent Font

9. Art Deco Typography Design Ideas

When it comes to creative typography poster design, there's no more elegant a design era to draw from than Art Deco. It instantly communicates sophistication and style, as well as opulence and luxury. As these examples show, Art Deco typography tends to look great in gold, but don't let that limit you: try incorporating these fonts into a range of different designs and colour schemes.

DECORÁ Geometric Art Deco Font (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

DECORÁ Geometric Art Deco FontDECORÁ Geometric Art Deco FontDECORÁ Geometric Art Deco Font

DECOERA Typography Design Ideas (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

DECOERA Typography Design IdeasDECOERA Typography Design IdeasDECOERA Typography Design Ideas

DecoType Creative Typography Design

DecoType Creative Typography DesignDecoType Creative Typography DesignDecoType Creative Typography Design

Decohead Typeface| Art Deco Font (OTF)

Decohead Typeface| Art Deco FontDecohead Typeface| Art Deco FontDecohead Typeface| Art Deco Font

AVENIDA Creative Typography Design (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

AVENIDA Creative Typography DesignAVENIDA Creative Typography DesignAVENIDA Creative Typography Design

10. Floral Typography Design Ideas

As awareness of our environmental crisis grows, nature-inspired designs are becoming more and more popular. So for our final piece of typography layout design inspiration, here are some beautiful floral fonts to include in your next project. There's plenty of variety: some fonts with flowers growing out of the text, some with floral silhouettes inside the letters, and one that's completely made of flowers. Whichever you choose, you'll be sure to make a powerful impact!

Snowy Floral Creative Font

Snowy Floral Creative Font

Flóra Elegant Display Font

Flóra Elegant Display Font

Candreeva Creative Typography Design

Candreeva Creative Typography Design

Flower Font Typography Design Ideas

Flower Font Typography Design Ideas

Aloa Decorative Flower Font

Aloa Decorative Flower Font

Choose Your Favourite Creative Typography 

So how's that for a collection of amazing typography designs? Now you know where to find beautiful typography when you need it, head on over to Envato Elements and GraphicRiver and download your favourite font today. And if you are interested in other good typography examples, check out these super helpful articles:

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