Last Updated on October 9, 2023
Most of us are familiar with body text fonts. However, not many are used to block fonts. As such, block fonts are often underrated because people have preconceived notions about them being chunky and uninspired, but the truth is they can be extremely versatile and stylish.
The block font with its rounded edges is ideal for situations where you need your text to stand out. Using block font is the perfect way to create beautiful posters, signages, headlines, titles, advertisements, and other text-based graphic designs or simply anywhere you want to add some graphic appeal.
With a grid of solid-filled shapes, it’s an effective way to make your designs stand out.
This article features our top block fonts perfect for all design needs, from trendy to edgy and sporty. So, take a look – there’s surely something here for everyone!
Astounding Block Fonts
1. Point Blank
Check out Point Blank – a cool retro font that will take you back to the groovy and funky styles of the ‘60s and ‘70s. It’s got big, bold, and chubby letterforms that will surely make a striking statement in whatever project you use it for.
Its sweet retro charm will captivate while effectively communicating your message. Posters, logos, social media posts, t-shirt prints, invitations, music covers, product labels – you name it, Point Blank will bring it!
We’re starting with the amazing Mazement font. Its simple, big, and bold fonts are perfect for standard headers and ads like those in newspapers and T.V. headlines. Mazement is easy to read and understand and shows beautiful sophistication.
Grind is the opposite of the Mazement font; think of an edgy younger brother to a serious older brother, and you get Grind.
Grind is perfect for edgy situations with its slightly uneven thickness, missing color/paint patches, and curved corners. It is perfect for games, animations, movies, and other design templates that match the edgy theme.
The Brokenz font is your best bet for an accentuated short text. This multi-styled text is recommended for 1-to-5-line texts geared towards getting attention in one swing and further keeping the attention.
Brokenz can be used in conceptual covers for albums, books, brochures, magazines, movie covers, packaging, and other design needs.
This font definitely reminds you of a few bobs, from B.O.B to the popular kiddies’ cartoon Bob, the builder. The Bob font has a blocklike design and sets out to do tasks larger than it with such a small size.
This font is short and simple but larger than life. It is one of the biggest block fonts and consequently is excellent for headers and titles. Like the Brokenz font, it is also perfect for short texts, as having long texts with such a big font can be overwhelming.
How does Dozer compare to other bold fonts? With its thick, blocky letters and strong masculine lines, this typeface is designed to exude power and spirit. It’s perfect for projects that require a bit of tenacity and lots of creativity, like posters, logos, and branding materials. Dozer is a robust and powerful font that commands attention and makes a strong statement.
Want an experimental font you can depend on? Look no further than Mazion. Designed to be bold and attention-grabbing, its unique geometric shape is perfect for headlines, logos, ads, posters, social media posts, and even t-shirt prints. Plus, its thick and sturdy lines give it a confident vibe that leaves a lasting impact.
8. Block letter
Block Letter might have gotten the short end of the stick when it came to naming because the name gives off the contemporary block letter vibes, a far cry from what it is.
The Block Letter font is quirky, unique, and modern. It contains slant angles instead of the curved edges of select letters giving the fun robotic friend vibe. It is perfect for technology or entertainment-related designs and is often found on college apparel and military letterings.
Redig is the cool, slightly more serious, assertive brother or (in this case, block letter). It features larger and thicker letters. It can be used in technology, entertainment, and other fields that necessitate one-word signages meant to draw attention in one fell swoop.
10. Block Party
The Block party typeface is a party font.
Merely seeing this font may get you in a groovy mood, setting the mood for an upcoming fiesta. While this font is a party font, it is only advisable for groovy and light-hearted parties, as using it for soirees or high-end parties might give the wrong impression.
So, when you want to send out your party invites, design your party favors and other design elements; remember that Block Party is your go-to guy.
11. Blockhead Typeface
Blockhead follows its name to an extent by being about literal blocks used in construction. The font style is unique as it is set apart by slant lines that look like slabs in special letters and extensions in letter dimensions.
Its appearance gives that of the earlier industries, thereby taking users back in time and arousing nostalgia. Consequently, It is perfect for your industrial headings, titles, and signs. The font is available in the weights: regular, bold, and black.
12. Jurka Typeface
Jurka has curves in all the right places and is simple yet beautiful. Like Blockhead, it gives rustic vibes taking users back to times when fonts were much simpler, artsy, and beautiful.
To awaken nostalgia or lead users to relate to your headline on a much deeper level, Jurka is the one for you. It is perfect for opening headings in animation, T.V. series books, and newspapers and perfect text for vests, bags, and other printable materials.
13. Wolfskin Urban Font
Wolfskin has a unique name and style. It is for designers who want their text to be artfully edgy and subsequently appeal to people who fancy such themes. This font is perfect for all kinds of designs, from musical, paint, tattoo, cartoon, and graffiti to social media pages and select magazine covers. For the perfect way to bring your art to life, use Wolfskin.
Apollonia gives off the vibe of something out of a fitness magazine or app. Its letters are uniformly thick with extra curvy tops and edges. It is the type of font that draws you in an understated way.
If Apollonia was a marketer, it would most likely be one that makes you sign up for something you would normally gloss over, and in the smoothest way at that. For eye-catching film posters, logos, subheadings, and headers, Apollonia is the way to go.
Greger’s style is extraordinarily different and sets it apart from block letters just like it. It’s one of those fonts that just spell sophistication with a hint of charm and mischief, and its unique aura ultimately draws you in until it’s too late to go back. Greger is perfect for logos, business cards, and magazines.
Heisman’s bold display with curved corners makes it perfect for hyper-focused headlines that do not require too much text. Its present-day font type is perfect for short sports headlines, animations, logos, brandings, and magazines. In short, think of the Heisman font when you think of sports designs.
Grecko is a modern sports font type that multitasks as a serious uncle on some days and a fun uncle on other days. Its slightly curved edges give it a casual look and enable it to function in both casual and formal situations. The best instances to use Grecko are in entertainment and sports-related designs.
As the name alludes to, Scout is for sports-related signages and headers. Unlike the previous two, this block is dedicated to not only sports signages but also to our athletes.
You know how there’s a saying that goes, “hate the player and not the game?” Scout contradicts this saying by encouraging designers to love the game as much as the player, which shows in their typeface dedicated to athletes. Scout is perfect for headers that give off a professional and reliable vibe.
This font type is not as special as other fonts on this list, but it makes up for it with its chic simplicity. Vancouver’s narrow designs make it suitable for movie posters and banners, logo designs, and generally headers that involve good memories and colorful text.
20. Blockers 5 Font Family
Blockers are one of the more unique fonts on our list. It slightly contradicts the seriousness usually associated with block fonts, and rightfully so, as it is specially handcrafted just for your unique design needs.
The font has perfectly proportioned letters with tiny circles of missing color that exude a simple and approachable aura. As such, Blockers is well suitable for your relatable designs like headers for everyday appliances, fantasy or space films, space-themed animations, comic books, and related themes. It also has five different designs to give you more options in your design journey.
Blackheat is unconventional, and this makes it suitable for your quirky designs and headers. Its challenging font draws you in first, and your message keeps your readers engaged for longer. It is perfect for posters, banners, and ads. It also has different font styles based on the font design (italic and regular).
22. Devant Pro
Devant deviates from the block font design by adopting willowy letters rather than the majorly thick designs. It has straight ruler sides that stretch on coupled with normal-shaped letters. As such, It is the best choice for entertainment posters, banners, logos, and other simple and elegant headers.
It comes in multiple formats, font weights, and languages and guarantees you a range of options to pick from.
23. Due Credit
As its name implies, Due Credit is a san serif font designed specifically for entertainment-related headers. Its willowy design with slightly curved edges makes it ideal for movie posters, banners, covers, and other entertainment-related signages. It comes in two primary styles. In addition, there is also a special style specifically for horror themes and designs.
24. Robusto Pro Modern Typeface
Robusto Pro has thin lines and curved and slanted edges in special letters. The font comes in two weights and has various uses, making it fit for every type of headline and signage. However, it is more appropriate for posters, headlines, and web designs.
25. Porcine Bosk – Modern Typeface + Web font
Porcine Bosk is a modern typeface that has thick fonts with wooden texture backgrounds. The font supports OTF, TTF, and web formats allowing versatile uses across devices. It fits into website headlines, posters, animations, signboards, merchandise texts, and even magazines with a specific theme.
26. Porcine – Modern Typeface + Web Font
Porcine is less texturized and is much more straightforward. Its simple appearance makes it suitable for all design needs. It is bold, thick, and trendy and can be used for website headers, signages, and titles.
27. Obadiah Pro
Obadiah vastly differs from all the uppercase block styles on this list, and it is the first on our list that comes in lower cases. Obadiah is beautiful through and through, with its unique letters and beautiful curves.
It is the perfect choice for designers looking for a block typeface that supports upper- and lowercase letters while being simple, modern, and chic. Its lowercase style suits sub-headers, subtitles, and titles, especially on merchandise.
28. Dantalion Pro
Finally, we move on to the last on our list, the Dantalion Pro typeface. Dantalion is a modern font type suited for simple, attention-grabbing designs. It exudes a confident and self-assured aura assured to make people stop and listen.
It is the perfect design and size for muted and subtle designs. You might still crave a bit of flashiness in your signages; if that’s the case, you can add fancy sub-headers to balance out the seriousness that might come with Dantalion. It comes in OTF, TTF, and web font types.