60 Amazing Typography-Based Posters

Designing a typography-based poster that actually works is not an easy task. With the spotlight turned towards the typeface itself, many different variables from placement to color to the chosen font all have to work together. Not everyone can pull it off, but when a designer is skilled in this type of work the results can be quite beautiful.

In this roundup, you will find a collection of 60 amazing typography-based posters. Some were chosen for their style, a few for their font choice and others were just plain witty.


Some People Refuse To Be Default

JP Perez – Caslon Poster


typography poster

Typography Poster Project


typography poster

Good Typography is Invisible

Monica Miller


Typography Poster

Think Differently

Sliced 09

Ancient Tube PSA Poster

typographic poster


Time On My Hands

typography poster

Circus Poster

typography poster

7 Rules To Understand Design & Designers

typography poster

Typographic Autobiography

Furet Poster

What is Graphic Design?

Typography is Tedious

Now You See Me

typography poster

Gig Poster

typography poster

Vintage Poster

typographic poster

Alternative Evil Dead

Letterpress Poster

VAG Rounded STD (1979)

typographic poster

One Night Stand

Typographic Posters



typographic poster


Boss Type Poster

typographic poster

Nordlandliebe Poster

Definition of an Event

Poster Unwrapped

typographic poster

Book Your Place In Space #1

typographic poster


typographic poster

Typography Poster – Type 2

typographic poster

Typography Poster Design

Typographic poster

Istikhara Poster

typography poster

Type Experiment 2010

typographic poster


Swimming Pool

The Italic Poster

Typography Poster – Type 2

typography poster

Gill Sans Type Poster

Inject Knowledge

Poster by Agata

Open Day Poster

Steve Carey

Myriad Pro – Typography Poster

Guardian Lino Print

Typography Poster

Giramundo Poster

typographic poster

Premsela Poster

Robot Earth 3009 Poster

Typography Poster

RIT Helvetica Poster

Philippe Apeloig Poster

Typography Poster Frutiger

Written by Shawn Ramsey

When I’m not brewing my own beer or hiking through the local National Forest, I’m busy building a more beautiful web.

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  1. Jessica May 25, 2010 at 10:54 am #

    Wonderful compilation of type posters. I particularly liked the simplicity of the Furet poster, the cleverness of the Good Typography is Invisible poster and Italic poster for just being cool. Thanks for the collection, I really enjoyed it!

  2. Ericka May 25, 2010 at 1:28 pm #

    I love the helvetica posters and the italic poster as well. Makes me want to create one. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Erik Mikkelsen May 25, 2010 at 5:11 pm #

    Pebble and Swimming Pool are two of my favorites. Love the post.

  4. Clint May 26, 2010 at 8:26 am #

    Very creative posters. Like most people, I’ve always been a big fan of typography based designs. We just got finished going over several chapters in my design class that specifically talked about typography. Lots of interesting things. It’s amazing how complex lettering can be. Great roundup!

  5. Damian Herrington June 3, 2010 at 2:34 pm #

    What a fantastic collection of posters, especially loving the Helvetica posters.

  6. Viriya July 20, 2010 at 10:45 am #

    Especially fond of Craig Ward’s. Such a simple solution.

  7. Manuel July 22, 2010 at 6:14 am #

    Great!! Thanks for sharing

  8. Otavio Agria September 28, 2010 at 8:33 am #

    Nice posters!! Thanks for sharing!!
    I made a typographic poster for FUTURA. Take a look if you want, hope you enjoy it: http://www.behance.net/gallery/This-is-Futura/579355

  9. Get August 25, 2011 at 8:05 am #

    SUPER!! Tks por la info!!

  10. Imam October 17, 2011 at 1:53 am #

    Woow… Really cool! Thanks for inspiring me!

  11. Javier November 27, 2011 at 10:16 am #

    La mayoría son excelentes!!

  12. Sudhir Kuduchkar December 22, 2013 at 1:20 pm #

    Wow loved it :-)

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