The 52 best free graffiti fonts

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In recent decades, graffiti has moved from an urban nuisance to a professional business thanks to the rise of street art as a serious creative force. And with the artform ever growing in popularity, there are now a wealth of graffiti font styles available online for creatives to use as the typography in their urban artwork.

Here, we've scoured the web to find you the best examples of free fonts in a graffiti style for designers. Enjoy!

01.Urban Jungle

Graffiti font Urban Jungle
Typeface designer Kevin Christopher designed this gorgeous typeface, which is perfect for creating stand out poster and flyer designs

This big, bold typeface 'Urban Jungle' was created by designer Kevin Christopher of KC Fonts. The eye-catching free graffiti font is perfect for creating stand out graffiti-style posters and flyers. There's a charge to get hold of the full font but you can do personal work to your heart's content with this free demo version. 

02. Blow Brush

Free graffiti fonts: Blow Brush
Blow Brush is a handwritten marker style font inspired by the hip hop culture and graffiti community

Designer and frontend developer Petar Acanski is behind this bold, quirky graffiti font Blow Brush. "Blow Brush is a handwritten marker style font inspired by the hip hop culture and graffiti community," Acanski comments on Behance. "Even though the main intention was to bring that street style to your content, the importance of font functionality was a top priority. The result are legible letters, clear type, a lot of variations and a font that is useful for a wider audience

03. The Fresh Prince

Free graffiti font: The Fresh Prince
The Fresh Prince font was created with a standard felt tip marker

The first font from Team Knorke, The Fresh Prince graffiti design is one of our favourites. "We had the idea for this after some beers and a discussion about the wackness of most graffiti fonts" team member Felix Schwarze comments on Behance. "We sketched the letters pretty dirty with a standard felt tip marker – street style."

04. Gang Bang Design

Free graffiti font: Gang Bang Design
Ideal for adding a touch of stylised street swagger to all your subway photos

Another all-cap font, designer Maelle Keita has two sets on offer for free. They are both caps, one with and one without the dripping paint element.

05. Marsneveneksk

Free graffiti font: Marsneveneksk
This best seller (you can donate to Ariq before downloadinG) is a simple marker style tag design

Indonesian designer Ariq Sya has created a cap-only font with numbers to boot – and with 300,015 downloads so far, it's his second most popular font.

06. Polla

Free graffiti font: Polla
Polla is a lively brush font filled with smudges and splatters

Created by Finnish designer Juha Korhonen, Polla is a wonderfully messy brush font, awash with smudges and splatters that will really bring your text to life. It's free for personal use, and if you want to use it commercially it'll cost you just €15/$20.

07. Damsterdam

Free graffiti font: Damsterdam
Damsterdam's bold, crooked letterforms brim with energy

Another one from Juha Korhonen, Damsterdam is a heavyweight all-caps font made of thick, rough brush strokes, with crooked, staggered letterforms that are simply full of energy. As with Polla, it's €15/$20 for commercial use but free for personal projects.

08. Happy Brown Cat

Free graffiti font: Happy Brown Cat
Happy Brown Cat will have you purring with delight

Who can resist a happy brown cat? This isn't your traditional graffiti font, but LazyPoony's is big and bouncy and crammed with fun. It's free for personal use; if you want to use it commercially you'll have to buy this version for a very reasonable $10.

09. Ruthless Drippin ONE

Free graffiti font: Ruthless Dripping ONE
These dripping calligraphic letterforms are a must for digital tagging

If you're after a sick tag font then you'll have a hard time finding a better one than Måns Grebäck's Ruthless Drippin ONE, combining striking calligraphic letterforms with distinctive paint drips. It's free for personal use.

10. Peinture Fraiche

Free graffiti font: Peinture Fraiche
Slightly cracked letters and in-your-face drop shadow make for a fresh graffiti font

Give your graffiti a certain gallic je ne sais quoi with Quentin Aquila's Peinture Fraiche. Its bold cartoon letterforms are slightly shattered to give them extra character, and a heavy drop shadow makes them leap off the page. It's an all-caps font, but with a special set of caps, each adorned with a little arrow to add impact.

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