11 Gorgeous Free Retro Fonts

If you are looking to add retro touches to your next project, here is a collection of 10 free retro fonts to download.

Airbag Typeface

Airbag is a trendy display typeface aimed at achieving a stylish, clean, slab look and feel. Airbag only has uppercase letters and numbers (with a few other characters thrown in for good measure).

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Citizen Slab

Citizen Slab is a typeface that pays homage to a vintage aesthetic without losing its modern sensibility. Inspired by a recent trip to Boston, which stirred up a strong feeling of patriotism, I wanted to create a typeface that honored the days gone-by but was still relevant in todays design world.

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Metropolis free font

Metropolis comes from the the industrial movement of the 1920′s where skyscrapers where born. “Using a double line technique, I wanted to create my own Art Deco style font that represented this era. The result is a bold, bumptious typeface with a stolidly calm disposition.”

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Geomancy

Geomancy is chunky, retro geometric font that harkens back to French and American Art Deco. With some letterforms taken directly from posters and other ephemera of the period, the all-uppercase set comes with many alternates and ligatures so you can give a little of that varied, hand-painted feeling to your work.

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Lavanderia

Based on lettering found on Laundromat windows of San Francisco’s Mission District, Lavanderia features numerous opentype features and three weights.

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Matchbook

Matchbook is a simple and functional set of two typefaces we designed in a serif and sans-serif version. Each set includes all accented characters and works beautifully in larger scales.

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Deco Neue

Jonatan designed this versatile font for his typography class. With its unique look, Deco Neue could be used in just about anything – from magazines to clothing brands.

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Alt

Retro is a five-weight typeface to use in any graphic design application.

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FatFrank

FatFrank is a big-boned and friendly free font with all digits, some diacritical marks, most punctuation marks and money sign that matter.

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47

As MAGNA, 47 is a free typeface created in June 2012 and based on a “vintage” style too. This typeface contains all main characters (from A to Z – capitals & lowercases are the same) and numbers (from 0 to 9).

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FV Almelo

This is an all caps condensed rounded free font ideal for logo design, packaging, headline or editorial design. The capitals are the standard glyphs, if a character has an alternative you’ll find it using lower case.

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you very much for this post. This is just what I need for a retro themed work I’m currently working on.

  2. Jeremy Maxwellsays:

    Fantastic collection, thanks for posting!

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