Last Updated on August 27, 2021
Whether you remember the royal wedding or the popularity of arcade games, people who grew up in the 1980s would attest to this trendsetting decade. With so many things that happened – from the political arena to the world of music – it was definitely an unforgettable period. So much so that many 80s icons are still in pop culture today.
Still find yourself reminiscing about Pac-Man and aerobics gear? Then check out these awesome 1980s fonts.
Best 1980s Fonts
Introducing Monro, a disruptive typeface with shapes inspired by the aesthetics of the 80s and 90s. Monro is an ideal typeface for large size display texts and wordmarks, its eye-catching quirky letters grab the readers attention and makes them notice the message being sent across. If you’re searching for a geometric typeface that offers versatility as well as a clean/sleek build, then Monro is for you!
3. Wanderlust – Soft Vintage Typeface
Wanderlust is a beautiful vintage soft vintage typeface. Wanderlust is a very versatile font, covering a wide range project types, from wedding invitations, to bold magazine imagery, to branding, poster design and so much more.
4. Articulat CF
Articulat CF is a 1980s font with a take on the modernist Swiss style. Built from scratch to be strong, bold, versatile, charismatic and legible. Use it for a hit of timeless mid-century clarity – reimagined for today.
5. Manifold CF
Strong, unified, articulate. A utilitarian typeface inspired by the cold precision of a computer terminal, softened by modern design. Manifold’s 1980s font has unified letterforms and tall x-height, great for user interfaces, or track it out wide for a sophisticated look.
6. Neon Absolute
Neon Absolute is a classy, contemporary duo of a script and sans 1980s font, inspired by neon lights. It offers beautiful typographic harmony for a diversity of design projects, including logos & branding, social media posts, advertisements & product designs.
7. Video Game
Video Game is a 1980s font that brings back all of that 80s nostalgia and is perfect for making something look retro-cool! Also included are seventeen pixel Martians!
8. Visby CF
Visby is a geometric 1980s font inspired by the stark beauty and crisp air of the Arctic. Friendly and charismatic in lowercase; sophisticated and authoritative in uppercase. Includes eight weights and obliques.
9. Wraith Typeface
10. Sonnyfive Typeface
Looking for a strong typeface? Send chills down people’s spines in this sturdy brush font from thesonnyfive.
11. Sparkling Attack! Font
12. Gemini Cluster
Explore new worlds of design with this futuristic font family from HARMNESSLESS that’s available in 6 weights and 3 styles.
13. Nordique Pro Semibold
Inspired by Swedish and Norwegian heritage, this modern sans by Leksen Design is an instant classic thanks to its sleek lines and with 50+ ornaments, swashes, alternates and borders to play with.
Remember the good ol’ days of gaming? Bring back the memories in this lovable 8-bit display typeface from Inspirationfeed.
15. Instant Sinner
Vintage sci-fi and horror never looked this good – thanks to remedy667 and this chilling font. Hand-drawn for your satisfaction, but shocking for your future projects!
Drizy brings to you this ultra sharp gem that’s sure to slash through the competition and make headlines.
18. Coubra Font
This decorative all-caps font duo from Jen Wagner Co is anything but ordinary. So make it your choice – make it pop or make it rad – they will both look astonishing either way!
21. California Palms
Imagine carefree days, golden horizons, and palm trees swaying in the breeze – recreate that same atmosphere using California Palms fonts and graphics by Nicky Laatz.
22. Outrunner Retro Script
Light yet sharp, this vintage script is modern and retro, sleek but bold. Crafted by TSV Creative, enjoy it on postcards, ads, logos, headlines, posters, and all things beautiful.
23. Arcade Machine
You know what happens when you mix all the best parts of the 80s: the arcade games, synthwave, and neon signs? You get this glorious font with ligatures you can play with.
Whether you’re into disco, grunge, or pop, Aiyari brings them all together in this hand-made brush typeface that includes extras to make that project that much cooler.
Sam Parrett proudly presents this mono-line script font that includes neon glow Photoshop layer styles for the perfect 80s throwback.
26. Barkleigh Font
27. Visby Round
Featuring 8 weights and obliques, this soft and charismatic typeface by Connary Fagen is going to be ready whenever and wherever you need a touch of friendly, smooth goodness.
28. MEMPHIS Type Collection
Go bold or go home in this colored font from Anugraha Design. It helps you create bold, graphic text that will rock any design. Included in this set are catchwords, pre-made quotes, and 10 coordinating patterns.
29. Ariana Pro
Mostardesign Type Foundry brings to you this geometric sans that comes with 18 fonts you can mix and match or use each on their own. Go from editorial to branding in minutes in this highly adaptable font family.
31. Blante Panama
When you need something classy yet street in a hurry, you can count on this sassy font duo from Konstantine Studio. Featuring a no-nonsense sans and a matching signature script, it’s everything you need to make a statement.
32. Cassette Tape
This funky font by Kitaleigh is all about those days creating the perfect mix tape and listening to groovy, laid-back tunes.