Eat your words! 10 mouthwatering examples of edible typography

Font lovers and foodies are increasingly combining the two skills to create exciting and innovative edible typography. Here are some delicious examples of lettering made ready to devour. We hope they inspire your own typography efforts...

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01. Bite (opens in new tab)

Anne Garforth biscuit poster

This beautiful poster based around baked type was designed and produced by the talented Anne Garforth (opens in new tab), a multi-discplinary designer working and living in East London, whose clients include Saatchi & Saatchi, Converse and Deutshe Bank.

02. Gourmet (opens in new tab)

Lauren Nicholehom Gourmet typeface

Gourmet is a typeface Lauren Nicholehom (opens in new tab) designed during her sophomore year of college. Inspired by the proportions of the Roman capitals, it's intended for use in restaurants, bakeries, and food packaging.

03. Food Stuff (opens in new tab)

Mi-Inspira Collective edible type

There are hundreds of ways in which we can cook up edible type. For those with a sweet tooth, here's a fun and colourful example of gelatin type produced by Mi-Inspira Collective (opens in new tab).

04. Rebecca Chew - Esquire (opens in new tab)

Rebecca Chew Esquire cover

Sometimes the simplest ideas are just as beautiful and communicative. Here's a good example: Rebecca Chew (opens in new tab)’s prints onto chewing gum for the cover of Esquire magazine.

05. Keep Calm and Carry On cookies (opens in new tab)

Biscuit typeface

Crumbs! An original take on the ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ phenomenon, these simple baked cookies combine to form a super-cute composition.

06. Gamma Curta (opens in new tab)

Gamma Curta typeface lolly

A more concept driven approach from talented photographer Massiomo Gammacurta (opens in new tab). We absolutely love this lollipop created in the shape of the Louis Vuitton insignia.

07. Fabian Björnstjerna (opens in new tab)

Fabian Björnstjerna baked typography

Surrounded by its contextual components, here's a more natural, home-baked approach to edible typography. This playful and experimental type was baked up by Swedish photographer Fabian Björnstjerna (opens in new tab).

08. Fast Food (opens in new tab)

Alexander Eliseev fast food poster

Russian designer Alexander Eliseev (opens in new tab) crafted pre-cooked food into type for this poster created as part of a student project for the British Higher School of Art and Design in Moscow.

09. Good Food (opens in new tab)

Karen Cantú good food typeface

For this tasty typeface, Karen Cantú (opens in new tab) from Mexico used a mechanical system to re-create the range of letters onto different food types.

10. I Want Candy (opens in new tab)

Samuel Mensah-Bonsu candy poster

This fun and colourful poster by Samuel Mensah-Bonsu (opens in new tab) combines primary coloured candies to mouth-watering effect.

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