Before the birth of modern technology, designers specialized in exquisite hand lettering, which gave us a legacy of amazing vintage font styles to draw from today.
In honour of these retro styles of times past, today we feature 32 of the best vintage fonts from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver.
If you're inspired by our collection but need a more customised approach to classic vintage fonts.
Unlimited Vintage Font Downloads at Envato Elements
Envato Elements distinguishes itself by providing thousands of the best vintage fonts by the most talented designers in the field, but what makes this service outstanding is that you can also download as many vintage font styles as you want, as often as you want, for one flat monthly fee.
Unbelievable, right? One low monthly fee = unlimited access to the best vintage fonts available on the internet today. What's more, that monthly fee also allows you to access thousands of other premium digital assets like logos, graphic templates, mockups, photos, business card templates, and much more. It doesn't get better than that!
Let's take a look at some of the awesome retro vintage font offerings you can expect from Envato Elements.
1. Hemingwar Vintage Stylish Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF)
Ernest Hemingway's legacy is truly felt with this incredible hand-crafted font. The Hemingwar vintage lettering alphabet typeface features a warm, approachable aesthetic, inspired by Hemingway's adventurous life that started from humble beginnings. Start your own creative journey with this exceptional vintage cursive font.
2. Black Jack Vintage Style Letters (OTF, TTF)
This font combines elements of both vintage script fonts and vintage serif fonts to create a truly eye-catching look. Inspired by the old-style typefaces on posters, packaging, and labels from the 19th century, the font collection offers more than 400 glyphs with many stylistic characters, alternative characters, swashes, and ligatures, as well as multi-lingual support.
3. Stiquez Vintage Inspired Font (OTF)
Get a classic retro typeface when you use the divine Stiquez font. With an extraordinary serif design, this vintage serif font features all the characters you need to complete any retro design. Use the old fashioned lettering for shop signs and more, or include it as the perfect addition to any retro style logo.
4. Westerdams Vintage Handcrafted Calligraphy (OTF, TTF, WOFF)
Another vintage serif font you won't be able to resist, Westerdams is a bold hand-crafted calligraphy font that has a medieval feeling. The collection offers upper and lowercase Latin characters, numbers, and punctuation. A great vintage cursive font to use for cover art on books, albums, games, posters, etc.
5. Frankest Vintage Font (OTF, TTF)
This vintage script font is great for T-shirts, logotypes, headlines, posters, and other projects with a vintage feel. The vintage font alphabet is offered in lower and uppercase Latin letters. Frankest is also multilingual and has alternate glyphs. If classic vintage fonts are what you're after, add Frankest to your list.
6. Vintage Legends Typeface (OTF, TTF)
Looking for classic vintage sign fonts to bring that 50s vibe to your next project? Then you've got to download Vintage Legends. It's a vintage script font that offers a wide range of customisation features like stylistic sets, alternates, swashes, and ligatures. Its old school feel makes it a top choice if you're after vintage lettering fonts.
7. Aurellia Vintage Font (TTF)
Aurellia is a hand-crafted vintage script font inspired by retro lettering. A great choice for those looking for a vintage postcard font or an eye-catching font for lettering and logotypes, labels, T-shirts, product packaging, invitations, etc. Aurellia comes with upper and lowercase Latin characters, punctuation, numerals, and a variety of glyphs you can use to customise your look.
8. Jibril Vintage Style Font (OTF, TTF)
Explore your love of retro design with this amazing vintage lettering alphabet font. This typeface includes a custom vintage font with four amazing styles. Use it in its regular form, or experiment with the grunge and inline versions for more options.
9. Soft Vintage: Stylish Scandinavian Decor Font (OTF, TTF)
A vintage cursive font for crafting and other creative projects, this typeface borrows from the Scandinavian lettering tradition. The vintage lettering alphabet comes in both regular and bold styles in uppercase Latin characters.
10. Atara Vintage Stylish Font (OTF, TTF)
Create an epic movie title for your historical film with the gorgeous Atara font. A custom vintage sign font available in four styles, this font features a decorative design with unique character details. Get access to two font formats compatible with any industry standard software.
11. Vintage Inspired Modern Fonts (TTF, EOT)
This incredible bundle of vintage lettering fonts contains three different typefaces inspired by retro design. Two of the vintage inspired fonts feature a round design with smooth and round edges, while the third combines a classic vintage feel with modern digital lines.
12. Rolla Vintage Lettering Alphabet Font (TTF, OTF, AI)
Looking for bold vintage sign fonts? There are few choices quite like the elaborate Rolla font. Make your designs stand out with an exquisite typeface that features four custom styles. Incorporate grunge into your designs for that awesome weathered look, or keep things simple with the bold and regular alternatives.
13. Lawless Vintage Font Alphabet (OTF)
Set the laws of design with the awesome Lawless vintage font. Inspired by early American wood types from the 1800s, this vintage lettering font is bold and brash and ideal for any western aesthetic. Included in this file are four different styles you can easily mix together.
14. Fibre: Vintage Style Letters Font (OTF, WOFF, JPG)
Font designers pride themselves on creating typefaces with wonderful details, and the Fibre font is certainly no different! In this handwritten vintage sign font, each character is uniquely designed with different levels of noise for added texture.
15. Troupe Font (OTF, TTF)
Enjoy a classic font family with the amazing Troupe download. A vintage postcard font inspired by retro posters, this typeface features six different weights along with four different styles. It's like having multiple classic vintage fonts in a single download. Available in two convenient formats, this old fashioned lettering file also supports over 370 characters.
16. Bistro Vintage Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF, AI, EPS, PSD)
Want to go for a coffee? Then check out this awesome Bistro font for a refreshing, vintage design. Inspired by the chill vibes of any local cafe, this vintage lettering font features a quirky feel with over 50 bonus glyphs. With three font weights and fill options available, you'll be getting several incredible goodies in one convenient download!
17. Forbes Old-Fashioned Lettering Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF, EOT, SVG)
Looking for a vintage tattoo font to create your own unique lettering? Forbes is the font you've been looking for. This Victorian hand-crafted typeface combines modern and classic typography with some awesome alternates. Also a great choice for those looking for awesome vintage sign fonts.
18. Almeda Beautiful Vintage Font (OTF, TTF)
Almeda is a super cool vintage postcard font featuring uppercase and lowercase Latin characters, numbers, punctuation, multi-lingual characters, and alternates. This vintage stylish font would look great on greeting cards, posters, and large-scale artwork. Give it a try.
19. Figuera Variable Fonts (OTF, TTF, AI, EPS)
Figuera is a vintage serif font that offers loads of variety and flexibility. The collection contains 15 different vintage lettering fonts of different weights and widths that can be combined to create your very own unique look.
20. Napoleon Vintage Typeface (OTF, TTF)
Capture the Napoleonic spirit with this vintage lettering font inspired by the man himself. The collection contains eight styles: regular, grunge, inline, inline grunge, inline shadow, inline shadow grunge, shadow, and shadow grunge. This could also be a great option for those looking for a cool vintage tattoo font.
More Premium Vintage Font Styles From GraphicRiver
GraphicRiver is another service that offers thousands of premium retro and vintage inspired fonts. But it works differently from Envato 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 Graphic River 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 best vintage fonts available.
21. Omfug Retro: Groovy Vintage Typeface (OTF, SVG)
The Omfug vintage stylish font is really far out. It can be used for a wide variety of projects, from business cards to posters. This download has vintage style upper and lowercase letters. Numbers, symbols, and multilingual characters are also included.
22. Reusco Old Fashioned Lettering Display Font (OTF, TTF)
Reusco is one of the coolest vintage inspired fonts. It doesn't reach too far back in time for its style, with subtle callbacks to the 1970s in its lettering. Reusco is a completely handmade font, and it's also multilingual. This is the perfect example of updating old fashioned lettering for the modern era.
23. Motherline Vintage Font (OTF, TTF)
Decorate your designs with this beautiful vintage script font. Motherline is a monoline vintage typeface inspired by beautiful hand lettering. Included with this font are over 650 glyphs that support multi-lingual characters. Try Motherline if you want a modern update of beautiful vintage fonts.
24. Vanillate Font Duo (OTF, TTF)
This delicious vintage script font will have you craving something sweet! The Vanillate font duo features a unique monoline script typeface with two styles of monoline. Download this vintage font alphabet today to get access to 15 bonus logo templates with a variety of food themes.
25. Sakra Vintage Stylish Font Duo (OTF, TTF)
Talented font creators often pull a modern twist to retro vintage font design. And the Sakra font duo is a clever mixture of both old and new. Designed with curvy script letters and gorgeous swash details, this vintage script font includes all the letters, numbers, and symbols you need!
26. Trincha Vintage Typeface (OTF)
Enjoy the grunge aesthetics of this custom hand-painted font. Inspired by the Portuguese word for the kind of brush used on vintage signs, this vintage sign font features a sans-serif design with bold letters. Download this beautiful vintage font's file today and use the lowercase version for a more distressed look.
27. Moyers Typeface (OTF, TTF)
This old-fashioned typeface is certainly not out of style! The Moyers font features an elegant vintage design perfect for recreating old signs. Use it in combination with other vintage lettering fonts as an incredible addition to any poster design.
28. Classic Vintage Lettering Fonts Bundle (OTF)
Get seven incredible vintage lettering fonts for one amazing price! This bundle features premium quality fonts inspired by a variety of retro eras. It includes awesome fonts like Aliva, Backster, and more, and it's perfect for any vintage project.
29. Moonface Script Font (OTF, TTF)
A flowing vintage script font with lovely swashes, Moonface Script font looks great on any coffee shop window! It's based on a 20th century packaging typo and features a classic retro feel. With a full set of ligatures, alternatives, and swashes at your fingertips, you'll be fully prepared with this amazing download.
30. Adrena Typeface (OTF, TTF)
An incredible mix of drama and elegance, the Adrena typeface just screams retro vintage font design. Included in this font file are upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and additional swashes for more detail. Download this font today for a one-of-a-kind vintage typeface.
31. Bronx Shoes Custom Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF)
Take a trip to the Bronx with this custom handwritten vintage lettering alphabet font. Inspired by vintage signs you'd see in the city, this font includes two versions and several formats. Enjoy the regular font style or upgrade your designs with the clean outlined version.
32. Keithlar Display: Vintage Font Alphabet (OTF, TTF)
The 70s influence is strong in the Keithlar vintage typeface. The attention-grabbing glyphs have wonderful curves that are distinct while being legible. Inspired by old-fashioned lettering, this vintage inspired font's vibe is fun. Try it for social media projects or digital art.
Choose Your Favourite Vintage Font Style Today
This list is jam-packed with exciting resources for the avid designer familiar with OpenType and more.
With thousands of exceptional retro vintage fonts to choose from, chances are we've missed a few to add to your personal collection. Be sure to browse Envato Elements and Envato Market for more resources, and if you want more information on other terrific font styles, check out these really helpful articles below:
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