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The 45 best free graffiti fonts

Put down your cannons, and download these cool free graffiti fonts right now!

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. The Graffiti Font

The Graffiti Font
The Graffiti Font is available in both black and white and colour. Image © Mike Karolos

This handmade graffiti font was created by 27-year-old graphic designer Mike Karolos who currently works as an art director in Athens. The bold colour and fresh, funky feel to this free graffiti font makes it perfect for injecting life to any bare wall. Only upper case letters are available but the font is free for both personal and commercial use.

02. Take Warning

Created by Skyhaven, aka Alex Tomlinson, this is a cartoony take on the graffiti font that really hits the spot for us. It's free for personal use, while commercial use requires a donation.

03. 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.

04. 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.

05. Urban Decay

Urban Decay is inspired by inner city life

A handmade brush stroke font inspired by Zofos' love of graffiti, urban exploration, street calligraphy and inner city living, Urban Decay is donationware that you're free to download but encouraged to pay a donation to the author.

06. London Graffiti

This font celebrates the work of 26 London graffiti artists

Created by Mr Alfabetman, London Graffiti is a caps-only affair, and each letter is drawn in the style of a different London graffiti artist. The end result is understandably a little disjointed, but there are some fab characters in there.

07. PW Graffiti

PW Graffiti is free for personal use

Peax Webdesign's graffiti font features a full set of capital letters and numerals, plus an assortment of characters and decorative glyphs. It's free for personal use; if you want to use it commercially it'll cost you $15.

08. Sprite Graffiti

Sprite features a full set of Cyrillic letterforms

Designed by Four Plus as part of FontFabric's campaign for Sprite Graffiti Fest 2014, this is apparently the first Bulgarian graffiti typeface to use the Cyrillic alphabet. Luckily it also comes with a complete set of Latin letters as well.

09. Wassimo Graffiti

Wassimo's letters some in outlined and filled flavours

Wassimo's striking letterforms come in caps only, but in outline and filled forms. If you want to use the filled set, simply type out lowercase letters. The font's completely free for personal and commercial use.

10. Fozzie Got A Posse Typeface

Graffiti font Posse
This graffiti font is explicitly based on tagging

Thiago, aka TIPS, is a 29-year-old graphic designer from São Paulo, Brazil and he's generously made this organic font based on graffiti tagging available as a free download. A brilliant graffiti font with a name you can't help but love.

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