Last Updated on April 21, 2021
Headlines, logos, t-shirt prints, and posters: what do they all have in common? They all need to make a great impact on audiences upon first glance. You want them to be noticed instantly, to make heads turn and draw in a crowd. To accomplish this, you need the right elements.
This is where typefaces come in. Bold, thick fonts convey power, strength, and most of all, impact. That, along with the correct use of color, size, as well as images, can engage people at first sight.
Find what you need to start creating bold, powerful headlines and posters in this collection of thick and heavy fonts.
Thick and Heavy Fonts
1. Remark – Roman Inspired Typeface
Remark is a beautiful and sophisticated serif typeface inspired by the Ancient Roman Empire. The font’s bold and sharp edges demand the reader’s attention, which makes it perfect for commanding designs. Remark is best suitable for headings, quotes, posters, tshirts, branding, websites, labels, invitations, packaging, stationery, novels, and much more. If communication is your goal, then this font is perfect for you.
2. Pulse – Bold Racing Typeface
Pulse is a racing font that displays boldness, showmanship, and speed. Pulse typeface is versatile and perfect for any design including logos, flyers, posters, headlines, sports, video editing and much more. Possibilities are endless.
Heisman is an all caps font with unique small and large cap characters. The font is ready to be used for your sports related projects. Built to be perfect for headlines, jerseys, logos, branding, posters, packaging, advertising, and much more.
The font is geometrically perfect, which means it’s aesthetically pleasing to the eye. Heisman is fully-kerned and is effortless to use. You can always play around with the spacing, however the typeface looks great when the letters are close to each other.
A bold typeface that is fun, playful, and laidback. Nelson will bring a smile to your face every time you use it. Nelson is perfect for children books, greeting cards, signage, user interfaces, package design, branding, and much more. Its chubby clean letters looks simple, modern, and expressive. A must have for your digital asset toolkit.
Scout is a sharp, clean, and bold athletic font. It is a very versatile display typeface perfect for sports branding, emblems, jerseys, posters, apparel design, magazine headlines, labels and so much more. Scout is fully-kerned and ready to be used right out the box.
Cred is a typeface that unlike many of the traditional sans-serif typefaces has almost zero white space in its design. This is a characteristic that puts it front and center in the style category of thick and heavy typefaces.
Sledge is a wonderful mix between the classics such as Helvetica, Open Sans, Robot and the like, and that of a really thick typeface such as Impact. The result is Sledge, and it’s as functional as it is bold, which is to say – quite a lot.
Colombo is a beautiful and geometric typeface that has a wonderful symmetry to go with its bold and thick character as a font.
Rono is, like Cred before it, a gorgeous thick typeface and also one that carries very little white space inside of the type itself. Between letters you’ll find a bit more room, all of which can be kerned for the ultimate supressed font experience.
Be noticed at a glance in this independent sans serif family by Zone 6. With 6 clean but adaptable styles to choose from, you’re guaranteed to be instantly recognizable with little effort.
Phyco is a pretty heavy low-contrast heavy typeface that has just as much impact as the name sake carries a bit of a shock value. A bright and bold typeface worth paying attention to.
12. Bob Blocky Display Font
Not intended for the faint of heart, this blocky font from Great Scott requires its own space. Ideal for headlines, posters, and homepages, it’s exactly what you need to grab attention.
13. Hugo Handlettered Family
Keep it friendly but functional in this handmade font family from Vitek Graphic. Featuring two weights – Outline and Filled – you can create warm and welcoming projects with a touch of a button.
Designed by Daniel Hernández in collaboration with Rodrigo Fuenzalida, Latinotype presents this high-impact font family that comes in 10 beautifully practical styles – from ultra thin, to poster thick – to ensure you get things done.
15. Miasto Font
Inspired by signs and ads from the Polish People’s Republic period in Poland, this typeface from Studio Ładne Halo will look amazing on headlines, posters, illustrations, book covers, logos, labels and branding projects.
16. Hit and Run
CorgiAstronaut presents this playful typeface that will be a huge hit when used on posters, children’s book covers, posters, invitations, and more! Pair with cute, kid-friendly illustrations, and you’ve got yourself something fun, ready to be shared to little ones.
17. Guster Chunky Western Font
Add a funky Wild West vibe to your projects when you use this font from Type Du Nord. With thick, bold letters, it’s bound to make your designs all fired-up!
18. Vanguard CF
Keep it classy in this display typeface by Connary Fagen. Featuring a total of 16 styles, that’s different fonts ranging from elegant thin to a bold heavy. Use each on their own, or mix and match with one another for a truly captivating effect.
Designed by Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini and Andrea Tartarell, this sans serif includes 4 main styles, each with 7 weights with matching italics. That means a total of 56 fonts – all for your convenience.
20. Gore Typeface
Looking for something savage to make your designs edgy? Look no further than this strong display typeface from Tugcu Design Co.. With two versions – Rough and Regular – it will look great on sci-fi, horror, modern, and game-related themes.
21. NWB UltraViolent
Inspired by the poster type of the film, A Clockwork Orange, this offering from Nowheresburg is all about avant-garde looks but with a clean feel. It’s perfect for posters, headlines, labels, packaging, business cards, and whatever project that needs a sophisticated energy.
Smart and universal, this font from W Type Foundry comes with 18 styles, from ultra thin to italic bold, to give your designs the simplistic elegance it needs. It’s ideal for all kinds of projects, such as branding and web design.
You can be playful yet still be modern and professional. Thanks to Latinotype, you can achieve this look in this pack that includes upper and lowercase letters, terminal swashes, plus alt and italics for a totally unique design that’s oozing with personality.
Keep it simple yet stylish in this offering from Shape Mart. It comes with two styles – Regular and Bevel – to choose from. Go for a clean-cut look, or a cool, retro vibe anytime.
25. Thiket Typeface
Tugcu Design Co. proudly presents this font that’s as fun and customizable as it is adaptable. Just make sure to use Illustrator to access all the glyphs and pretty custom letter pairs.
26. ZUFO Font Family
Unleash your creative side today! Purchase this font family by Andrei Robu Type and be amazed at all the wonderful projects you can make. With its light-hearted cut-out design and 4 weights, it’s perfect for invitations, posters, labels, cards, book covers, and more!
Big, bold, and fierce, this typeface from William Suckling is everything you need to create no-frills designs in half the time.
28. Porker Font
Looking for the best typeface for your menus, diner, or F&B business? Then end your search with this gem by Jordan Wilson. Rounded, condensed, and with a bonus vector pack to boot, all it needs is your seal of approval.
This wide sans serif by Type Task Force is all about subtle command and quiet beauty. Use on editorials, headlines, posters, t-shirt prints, or social media images to immediately hold people’s attention. Available in two contemporary styles.
30. NF ULTRA
This all-caps geometric sans serif by Narrators Studio is ideal for modern, sci-fi, or any project that needs a bold flair. Also with additional characters, glyphs, and ligatures, it’s a must-have in any designer’s toolkit.
31. Solida Font Family
Designed by Pablo Balcells for Graviton Font Foundry, this display typeface features a geometric angular look that comes in 10 styles to instantly add variety to your headlines, posters, logos, business cards, and more.
32. KVC Brute
Looking to beef up your works? Then this heavy-duty block display font by Kyle Van Cleave is just what you want. With two styles – Regular and Speed – it’s a no-frills approach to beefing up any design.
33. Grind Typeface
Tugcu Design Co. is proud to present this hardworking font. It comes in 4 styles – Simple, Demolished, Halftone, and Timber – each with its own unique texture that will surely leave a lasting impression.
34. HAUS Sans Extra Bold
Inspired by Bauhaus and 1930s typefaces, Pier Francesco Martini of MARTINI Type Designer has created the perfect complement to all your contemporary projects in this modern gem.
35. Tide Sans
This font family from Very Cool Studio includes everything you need to construct almost anything – from crisp professional designs, to more affable artworks. Just purchase once and get all the benefits of 18 fonts in one pack!
36. Integral CF
Make a statement in this offering from Connary Fagen that features 12 confident styles. This ultra bold titling font means business. As they say, ‘go big, or go home’.
37. Urby Basic Black
Bring an active look to your projects using this sporty typeface from TypeMates. This bold font has extremely wide apertures on several characters, making it quite quirky without going overboard.
38. Stuffed Crust
Satisfy your appetite for retro fonts in this endearing gem by Drew Melton. Chubby and geometrical but with rounded edges to soften the overall look, it’s a great addition to any designer’s toolkit!
39. Bjola Sans Serif
Andrey Sharonov proudly presents this fun, playful sans serif that’s all about friendly curves. Use it on children’s book covers, funny greeting cards, amusing logos, or to create interesting posters, labels, and t-shirt prints.
40. Pink Handwritten Font
This all-caps handwritten font by KA Designs is all about showing your fun, quirky side. Pair this bold lettering with thin, elegant scripts and you’ve got yourself a cool vibe that will certainly turn heads.