Last Updated on January 4, 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.
26 of the Best 1980s Fonts
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
Don’t be afraid to take up space using this all-caps geometric sans in 2 weights from Unio Creative Solutions.
7. 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.
8. Cassette Tape
This funky font by Kitaleigh is all about those days creating the perfect mix tape and listening to groovy, laid-back tunes.
9. Wraith Typeface
Be lightyears ahead of the competition when you use this gem from Tugcu Design Co.. Extra wide but with tight spacing, it’s best used for headlines, posters, logos, and homepages.
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
Make it quirky and sweet in this fun typeface created by Paperly Studio. Featuring OTF, TTF and Web fonts, you’ll be glad to use it on prints, labels, stationeries, posters, and more!
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
If you like the 80s hit Top Gun then you will love this desert chrome text effect that will surely turn heads!
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