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The city can be as dramatic as anything found in nature, thanks mainly to its inhabitants. City dwellers have diverse ways of expressing themselves through creative and destructive art. This lends quite a distinct flavor to urban font styles. Whether you want to add an artistic kick, an aesthetic punch, suburban melodrama, or even a professional flair to your graphic projects, the urban font offers a myriad of ways to pull this off.
Check out this list of Free Fonts in various urban flavors, available to download and import as TTF and OTF files.
Themed font faces are more than fun to work with—they are also important for a reason most of us don’t realize. They carry part of the message. They support and amplify the style of your work.
If you were to pick up on urban fonts for whatever project you’ve got going, you’re in luck. Few other fonts are as expressive. Here’s a few of the highlights available to download from this page:
Imagine what using each of this will say on their own, whether you use them on a photo quote, the title of your blog, the splash screen of your film project, the banner for your concert, a tattoo concept, or even the writing on your wall. Take advantage of what the different personalities of the city offer you.
Each example in the territory of urban font styles convey certain visual aesthetics, political slants, genres, lifestyle philosophies, and cultures. As you can see from this list, an urban font is not all about the graffiti or even the bureaucratic, utilitarian fonts.
Available as free TrueType and OpenType Font formats (TTF and OTF), all you have to do is click and download, and they are ready to use. In these formats, they are fully scalable, so you can resize them for a poster or billboard, for example, without losing quality.
Note: Be sure to check for licensing restrictions before using on commercial projects.
A Stencil Font is often associated with what passes as urban font. One major trend in street art these days, popularized by the likes of Banksy, is to spray-paint over alphabet stencils. Once regarded as “cheating” over the freehand form, the stencil is now a mainstay in street art, and so this font is often associated with the city. You can find and download this and other fonts for free on Template.net and grow your collection of stylistic font styles.