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Vintage fonts collection

Vintage looking fonts consist of script, serif, and tall bold san serif fonts (we’ll see examples of all three below – and there are also graphic design examples and case studies to get a better idea of how they work together).  The best way to combine these fonts is to use the bold tall san serif and script fonts for titles and headers while the serif fonts are used for the main text.

The Best Free Vintage Fonts

Script Fonts

FreeBooter Script by Apostrophic Labs

Freebooter Script Font Freebooter Script Font

Champignon (French Style) by ClaudeP

Champignon Script Font Champignon Script Font

Windsong Lettering Font by Bright Ideas

Windsong Script Windsong Script

Tangerine by Toshi Omagari

Tangerine Tangerine

Serif Font Styles

Derivia by Ekloff Design

Derivia Font Derivia Font

Apple Garamond

Apple Garamond Apple Garamond

Foglihten by GLUK

Foglihten Foglihten

Fragment Core by Shuji Kikuchi

Fragment Core Font Fragment Core Font

Fanwood by Barry Schwartz

Fanwood font Fanwood font

St Marie by Stereotypes

St Marie St Marie

F25 Executive (Typewriter font) by Volker Busse

F25 Executive F25 Executive Font

Hammer Keys by Matt Lyon

Hammer Keys Hammer Keys

Tall San Serif Advertising Fonts

Headline Sign Font by HPLHS Prop Fonts

Headline Headline

League Gothic Poster Font by League of Moveable Type

League Gothic League Gothic Font

Decorative Style Fonts

Backspacer Tribute to Pearl Jam by Gersan Borge A (Download here)

Backspacer Tribute Pearl Jam Backspacer Tribute Pearl Jam

Premium Paid Fonts

Script

1871 Dreamer Script by GLC

1871 Dreamer Script 1871 Dreamer Script Font

Serif

Baskerville by Bitstream

Baskerville Baskerville Font

Classic Roman by Monotype Imaging

Classic Roman Classic Roman Font

Abraham Lincoln by Lost Type

Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln

Filosofia by Zuzana Licko

Filosofia Filosofia Font

San Serif

Passion Sans by Alan Prescott

Passion Sans Passion Sans Font

Swiss 721 Bold by Bitstream

Swiss 721 Bold BT Swiss 721 Bold BT Font

Decorative

Sanborn Thin by Letterhead Fonts

Sanborn Thin font Sanborn Thin font

Brannboll Retro Baseball Font by Måns Grebäck

Brannboll Brannboll Font

Vintage Sign Elements by Letterhead Fonts

Vintage sign elements Vintage sign elements

Case Studies

Vintage New York Wedding Invitation by J. Kenneth

New York Vintage Map New York Vintage Map

Sackers Gothic by Monotype Design Studios

Sackers Gothic Sackers Gothic Font

Avenir by Linotype

Avenir Avenir Font

Shelley Script by Linotype

Shelly Script Shelly Script Font

Squelette Business Card by Evolution Press

Vintage Business Card Vintage Business Card

Cezanne by P22 

p22 Cezanne p22 Cezanne

FF Unit by Erik Spiekermann

FF Unit FF Unit font

For a look at more vintage graphic designs have a look at these posts:

 

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