8 typography accounts to follow on Instagram

Instagram can be surprisingly inspiring - if you follow the right accounts. Here are 8 of the best typography offerings.

Instagram is a great resource for great inspiration. We've already featured inspiring photographers to follow on Instagram and now is the time to focus on the typographers. Scroll through these beauties and get following - swiping will never create so much font inspiration.

01. Typography Inspired

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Typography Inspiration does exactly what it says on the tin

Arguably one of the most popular typography Instagram accounts, Typography Inspiration is the perfect burst of illustrated fonts for just about every style. Already amassing over 23,000 followers, Typography Inspiration is clearly doing something right. Join in on the font fun and you won't regret it.

02. Best Dressed Signs

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Hand-painted type and cute cats makes Best Dressed Signs a winner in our books

If hand-painted typography is your bag, you'll instantly want to follow Boston-based Instagrammers Best Dressed Signs. Rustling up a range of colourful and creative signage, the typography on offer is absolutely delicious. Throw in a couple of cats and you know you're doing the internet right.

03. Jessica Hische

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It's type and more with Jessica Hische's Instagram account

Obviously we had to include Jessica Hische. As the queen of typography, she creatives beautiful fonts for a wide range of clients. The account offers up some sneak previews as well as finished pieces. If you're interested in seeing more from Jessica - namely cats, leggings, scrummy food and the occasional baby, then you'd better get following.

04. Jackson Alves

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You'll find it hard to find a better Instagram account for calligraphy

Jackson Alves is a type designer and teacher based in south Brazil. Showing off his calligraphy and lettering skills, you'll be hard pressed to find a better Instagram account for such examples. We've been drooling over his creations all afternoon and we think you will too.

05. Martina Flor

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A mix of her own creations and spotted signange on Martina's Instagram

A letterer and designer based in Berlin, Martina Flor is pretty experienced when it comes to creating beautiful type. Not only does she share her own creations but if she's out and about and spots some lovely signage, she's quick to upload it too. Well worth a follow.

06. The Daily Type

Lacking motivation in attractive typographical form? Find it at The Daily Type!

This self-styled biggest Instagram collection of typography pictures appears to live up to its name, with a pleasing variety of typography on show, covering everything from hand lettering and typographical illustrations through to print design and those type-laden motivational posters that everyone loves. If you want a couple of pieces of quality type to turn up in your stream every day, you've come to the right place.

07. Copenhagen Type

Probably the best Copenhagen-focused type account in the world

Type designer Rasmus Lund Mathisen is a big fan of the hand-painted type that sign painters daubed on the walls of Copenhagen in the early 20th century, and this formed the focus of his graduation project. His Instagram account is a continuation of this project, featuring archive imagery and photos of street typography snapped in modern Copenhagen.

08. The Type Hunter

Never mind the borax, here's The Type Hunter

Keith Tatum is creative director at Resource and a persistent maker of things. If you're a fan of vintage type then step right up; his Instagram stream is a veritable torrent of the most glorious antique typography from the late 19th and early 20th century, all delightful slabs, beautiful hand-etched lettering and deliciously quirky adverts for things like borax and ammonia and "Ball-Band". Oh yeah.

Do you have a typography account on Instagram? Let us know in the comments box below!


A founder member of the Creative Bloq team, Sammy Maine is now a freelance journalist. She also thinks that Buffy the Vampire Slayer is probably the best television series ever created.