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50 Superb Real Life Examples of Retro Typography

We talk about typography all the time, especially about vintage styles but almost all the articles are about digital illustrations or fonts. Sure, this is great if you’re interested on adopting a typeface but that’s not enough.

I believe that real life inspiration is the best help when deciding how to write something using a retro typography, or is we extrapolate it, when trying to understand the history of fonts used in various places such as advertising or product design.

In this article you will see 50 examples of retro typography used in many places such as hotels, cars, banners, labels, toys, books and more.

Check them out and let me know what you think.



Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.