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20 Examples Of Stylish Vintage Fonts

I love typography, mainly because you can create superb pieces of art only with them and a paper. As you can see in this article, if you have a little imagination your work is done. These fonts are great if you are looking to create something vintage, so take a look at them.

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.

Atreyu

Atreyu is a contemporary textura blackletter inspired from Gothic Illuminated Manuscripts of 14th century Germany.

Goudy Bookletter 1911

When composed into words the characters appear to lock into one another with a closeness common in early types, but not so often seen in later-day creations. These are letters that take command of the space around them; notice, for instance, the bowed shapes of the v and w.

Lavanderia

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

Carton

A strong yet sensitive slab-serif inspired by letterpress.

Valencia

Valencia is condensed typeface that includes 5 weights, ranging from Hairline to Black, with matching obliques for each weight. It’s great for large headlines and prints seamlessly for any collateral or stationery.

Rocket script

ouston, we have a font! I repeat, we have a font! Blasting at you from out of this world is this extra speedy new retro script font Rocket Script

Haymaker

A display typeface that’s both rugged and refined. Inspired by the workmanship, lettering, and baseball jerseys of the 1930’s and 40’s.

Ribbon

First appearing as a Numeral Set, Ribbon is now a full display face, including Opentype features for an alternate alphabet.

B-Movie Retro

This is a great font for creating posters or greeting cards.

Airplane

Airplane was inspired by the famous jet era of the 60’s.

Oil Can

Remember when service meant something? This font is Inspired by those early day service stations.

Retro Resort

Retro Resort JNL contains twenty-six Deco-style hotels signs for recreating the flavor of the 1940s.

Governor

An Art Deco alphabet inspired by the apartment signage of Miami Beach.

Duke

Based on the signage for the Cup and Saucer Luncheonette in New York, Duke features three layers: Fill, Shadow, and Fill+Shadow.

Melany Lane

Melany Lane is a flourishy script based on traditional letterforms, but with the added quirks and warmth of hand-drawn type. The base character set has traditionally connected letters and an expressive charm. Contextual alternates add flair with unconnected letters and additional contour options.

Changing

Changing is a lively font, loaded with many automatic interlock pairs that do their magic in OpenType aware applications.

Polyspring

Polyspring is a handcrafted serif display font, with a cool flowery flair.

Lady Rene

Looking back on my production to date, neither so little nor so large, it does not come as a surprise to find myself now introducing Lady Ren

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