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 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).
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.
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.”
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.
Based on lettering found on Laundromat windows of San Francisco’s Mission District, Lavanderia features numerous opentype features and three weights.
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.
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.
Retro is a five-weight typeface to use in any graphic design application.
FatFrank is a big-boned and friendly free font with all digits, some diacritical marks, most punctuation marks and money sign that matter.
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).
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.