The 30 best free graffiti fonts

16. Metro Grunge  

Free graffiti fonts: Metro Grunge

 Metro Grunge is fizzing with DIY energy 

Metro Grunge is a free font from Peter Olexa, a freelance designer from Bratislava, Slovakia. Fizzing with the energy of the underground (both metaphorical and actual), this font is free for both personal and commercial use. 

17. Extreme Travel 

Free graffiti fonts: Extreme Travel

Extreme Travel Font makes inventive use of splatter effects

Extreme Travel Font is a grungy graffiti-style font created by Colombian graphic designer and illustrator Luis Jaramillo. It comes with an inventive look that’s basically white lettering stencilled out of a spray-painted, splattery background. This demo font is available to download for free for personal use only.

18. Humblle Rough

Free graffiti fonts: Humblle Rough

Humblle Rough has a delicious sense of imbalance to it

Humblle Rough is a handwritten brush typeface with a heady street-style look. This free graffiti font has an imperfect, freehand flow. This is another font created by Dirtyline Studios, and is free to download for personal use only.

19. Flow

Free graffiti fonts: Flow

Flow hits the sweet spot between elegant and freestyle

Created by Bulgarian designer Dessy Davidova, Flow is ‘inspired by irregularities’. It seems to effortlessly hit the sweet spot between elegant and freestyle that makes it well suited to graffiti themed projects.

20. Broken Wings 

Free graffiti fonts: Broken Wings

Broken Wings fizzes with angry energy and jagged emotions

Broken Wings is a jagged, unnerving typeface from Bdstrd Std that includes large and small caps, as well as standard numbers and characters. It’s free for both personal and commercial use. 

21. Brux

Free graffiti fonts: Brux

Brux is a feisty brush font featuring a range of European characters

BRUX is a brush font that’s both geometrically rigid and stylistically distressed, making it perfect for graffiti-themed projects. Including Swedish, German and Spanish characters, it’s the work of Stockholm-based art director Marcelo Reis Melo. It’s free for both personal and commercial use, although donations are appreciated for commercial use.

22. Vitruvian Man 

Free graffiti fonts: Vitruvian Man

Vitruvian Man represents painted scrawl at its most primal

This font is wild, wild, wild: if you want to draw out the angry, vandalistic side of graffiti culture, Vitruvian Man could well be a great choice. Designed by Chequered Ink, this font is free for personal use only. 

23. Youth Fury

Free graffiti fonts: Youth Fury

This free font is full of sound and fury

Need to evoke the original style of vandalistic graffiti? The aptly named Youth Fury summons the spirit of disaffected youth. The work Colombian graphic designer and illustrator Luis Jaramillo, it’s free to download for personal use only.

24. Sister Spray

Free graffiti fonts: Sister Spray

ImageX's Sister Spray is gloriously messy

Get messy with this fantastically rough and ready font, again from ImageX. It's made up of a full set of spray-painted uppercase characters, plus a couple of lowercase ones for emphasis, as well as some splatters, splodges and strokes to complete the look. It's free for personal use; contact ImageX if you want to use it commercially.

25. Tag Type

Free graffiti fonts: Tag Type

Graphic designer Andy Panchenko was inspired by graffiti tags when creating this edgy design

Graffiti font Tag Type was created by graphic designer Andy Panchenko. A student project, Panchenko's design was inspired by graffiti tags and is free for personal use.

26. 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."

27. 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." Available as a demo, or €10 for the full version.

28. Gang Bang Crime

Free graffiti font: Gang Bang Design

This font is ideal for adding a touch of stylised street swagger to your subway photos

Another all-cap font, designer Maelle Keita has two sets on offer, one with and one without the dripping paint element. This font is free for personal use only.

29. 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.

30. 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.

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