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What Is a Display Font?

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Want to know exactly what a display is? In this article, we will define a display font and share some display font examples from Envato Elements that you can download for your next project. 

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What Is a Display Font?

A display font is a font that's designed for use at a large scale as opposed to fonts that are created for body text. Display fonts are designed to stand out, be easy to read, and catch the eye. 

Best Display Fonts

Waston Retro Display Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Waston is a great display font example. It is stylish and quirky and wonderfully eye-catching. Watson includes a large range of alternative characters, which makes it easy for you to create unique text for your next project.

Mahgin Display Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Mahgin Display Font is an excellent choice for posters, signage, branding, and logos. It includes upper and lowercase characters, numbers, and punctuation, as well as a good selection of alternates.

Union Force Stencil Display (OTF, TTF)

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If you like stencil fonts, you'll love Union Force Stencil Display font. This bold and eye-catching font offers uppercase characters, numbers, punctuation, and multilingual support.

Megan Display Font (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Looking for a display font with flair? Megan display font is both modern and stylish. It includes plenty of ligatures, alternates, and stylistic sets, so you can dress up any letter as much or as little as you like.

Bookochi Rounded Display (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Bookochi is a playful display font that offers alternates and ligatures so that you can bring a unique look to your text. Use this fabulous font for branding, signage, posters, titling, and more.

Bravado Serif Display Font (OTF, TTF)

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Bravado Serif Display Font combines straight and curved features beautifully to create a font that is modern and versatile. Bravado includes uppercase letters, numerals, and punctuation.

Helga Display Font (OTF, TTF)

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Helga uses geometric and inline features to create a stunning display font. The font contains two styles: regular and grunge. Choose the one you like the most or combine both for a cool effect.

Kontesa Display Typeface (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Kontesa Display Typeface applies slab serif elements to create a striking and unforgettable font. The typeface includes nine styles and is an excellent choice for billboards, signage, posters, and other large-scale projects.

Borned Futuristic Display Font (OTF, TTF)

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Well, you could never accuse Borned of being boring. Far from it: this display font has an edgy sophistication that will help to elevate any project.

Wildhead Display Font (OTF)

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When you need a display font with plenty of personality, choose Wildhead, a quirky sans serif font that offers upper and lowercase characters, numbers, and punctuation.

Choose Your Favourite Display Font 

Now that you know how to define display fonts and where to find the best display fonts, head over to Envato Elements and select your favourites.

If you want even more information on fonts, check out these really helpful articles from Envato Tuts+:

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