The 40 best free graffiti fonts

21. Wild Youth 

Wild Youth is full of verve and flair

Wild Youth is a hand-drawn brush script font, full of verve and flair, which would work well in a range of graffiti themed designs. Created by Canadian designer Jeremy Vessey, it’s free to download for personal and commercial use.

22. Flow

Flow hits the sweet spot between elegant and freestyle

Another brush font, 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.

23. 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. 

24. Ozark

Ozark is rough, ready and renders nicely

If you’re looking for a rough and ready, handwriting-style font, then Ozark is for you. It’s recommended for use as both a headline and a medium-sized text font, plus it renders nicely on the web. Created by Nashville designer Louis Dorman, a former art editor of Mashable, this free graffiti font comes in both normal and bold weights.

25. Lackers

Lackers has a beautiful flow to it

Lackers is a monoline script font font with a beautiful natural flow to it. It comes with uppercase, lowercase, numerals, punctuation marks, opentype alternates and common ligatures. Snap it up and use it for free in your personal projects. 

26. Good Day

This zany font is great fun

Here’s one of the most out-there handwriting-style fonts we’ve seen in a long time. You can download this free graffiti font, created by Pakistani designer Saqib Ahmad, and use it for both commercial and personal purposes. 

27. 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.

28. Georgina

Switch between stencil and normal styles with clever font Georgina

Georgina is a stencil hybrid font that lets you decide between a regular and a stencil style just by typing with lowercase or uppercase. It is free for personal use and is the work of Philip Trautmann, a young designer from Düsseldorf, Germany.

29. 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 Bath studio Chequered Ink, this font is free for personal use only. 

30. 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.

31. Smasher

Smasher 312 Custom is tag-tastic with excellent shading details

Created by French typeface design workshop ImageX is Smasher 312 Custom, a splendidly cartoony graffiti font with some lovely shading details. It comes in TTF format and it's free for personal use; if you want to use it commercially, contact ImageX.

32. 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.

33. 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 and charity use.

34. Bombing

Free graffiti font Bombing

Give your designs an authentic graffiti feel with Bombing typeface

French designer Quentin Aquila is behind this striking graffiti font Bombing. The design is free for personal use only, with commerical licenses available directly from Aquila.

35. 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

36. 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."

37. Gang Bang Crime

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. They are both caps, one with and one without the dripping paint element. This font is free for personal use only.

38. 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.

39. 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.

40. 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 only.

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