50 best free fonts for designers

There are some great free fonts out there. Here are the best of the best.

41. Ruthless Dripping One

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Ruthless Dripping One is one of the few free fonts in the graffiti space that’s keeping it real

Most free graffiti fonts are really just stylised cursives that lack the sense of art, style and playfulness that’s so central to the urban street art scene. Ruthless Dripping One by Swedish designer Måns Grebäck bucks the trend with this free font, which combines calligraphy with paint drips to create something more on the money. 

42. Urban Jungle

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Distressed free font Urban Jungle conveys the look of street stencilling brilliantly

Stencils are a big focus of modern day street art, for both practical and aesthetic reasons. Here, Urban Jungle draws on the stencil tradition and adds a distressed texture that instantly evokes the sweat and fury of the street. It’s the work of Canadian typographer Kevin Christopher, aka KC Fonts.

43. Blow Brush

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Free font Blow Brush is inspired by hip-hop and urban culture

There’s a real energy and boldness to Blow Brush, a handwritten, marker-style font inspired by hip-hop and urban culture. Quirky enough to feel authentic, but formal enough to provide legibility and font functionality, this free font is the work of Petar Acanski, aka Raz, a Serbian multidisciplinary designer and frontend developer. It includes a full set of uppercase characters, numbers, 22 ligatures, a selection of special characters and some variations.

44. Sister Spray

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Free font Sister Spray brings together spray paint-style letters, numbers and splodges

Sister Spray is a beautifully messy, spray paint-style font that includes letters, numbers and a bunch of splatters, splotches and strokes. This free font is the work of French typeface design workshop ImageX.

45. Tag Type

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Free font Tag Type delivers just what the name suggests

Tag Type is inspired by graffiti tags that contains upper- and lowercase letters, numerals and punctuation. Both Latin and Cyrillic characters are included in this free font, which is the work of Ukranian designer Andy Panchenko.

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