A great deal of design is about capturing attention and there’s no better way to do this than with a carefully chosen outline font. In this article we have selected 26 of our best outline fonts that we think will do the job.
Just as they sound, outline fonts include outlines of letters and characters, creating bold, standout typefaces that demand attention.
Whether creating posters, headlines, signage, brands or more, an outline font can be stylised in many ways from Neon and single outline minimalism to casual and fun font outlines; there’s something for everyone.
In this article we've rounded up 26 great outline fonts for all types of design projects:
and many more.
A perfect outline font, Chalga is elegant, vintage typeface that contains 3 weights to enchant your next project. They have basic latin, advanced latin, basic Cyrillic and advanced Cyrillic character sets. Very versatile fonts that works great in large and small sizes.
Chalga is perfect for branding projects, homeware designs, product packaging, magazine headers – or simply as a stylish text overlay to any background image.
2. Victorian Fonts Collection
If you have ever imagined being able to make a layered Victorian logo as fast as you can blink your eyes or even the ability to make your design project or websites with Victorian classical vibes, then the Victorian Fonts Collection is for you.
A very cool, alternative outline font that will most certainly capture attention.
3. Grand Junction Font Duo
Grand Junction is a modern, elegant and stylish font duo, with a great outline font.
Grand Junction is the perfect collection of fonts for any design project that requires a light and charming feel and requires the use of an outline font. Use it to turn any design project into a true standout!
4. Raw Block Outline
Introducing a trendy vintage outline font “Raw Blocks Outline”. This retro style typeface was created using various shapes – rectangles, circles & triangles.
The main focus is minimalist clean lines that reduce shapes to their essential elements. Use “Raw Blocks Outline“ when you need to give a trendy luxury or elegant feel to your designs.
Asterik is a bold script with some Stylistic Alternate, Ligatures, Contextual Alternate and Swashes. It is a great typeface to use as an outline font for your design projects.
This font has been made with horizontal/vertical anchor points, so it is clean. It's a great outline font for Logotypes, Posters, Digital Lettering Arts, Clean Design, Branding Design, Sign, Merchandise and Social Media Posts to name a few.
6. Chalky Font Letters Collection
Chalky Letters is a multilayered font collection, created for the chalk-lettering lovers and including outline fonts.
Four different vintage typographic styles along with a variety of decorations and shadow effects make endless combinations, including fonts with outlines. The collection gives you the freedom to use it in any typographic project such as greeting cards, labels, large scale prints, branding, packaging, signage, editorial design and more.
7. Monday Vacation Font Duo
Monday Vacation is a brush font combined with a sans font and it has a great font with outline option included.
This font is suitable for any design project such as branding, quotes, t-shirt printing and more! And, the outline font is eye catching and will standout on any piece you create.
8. Sally Jane
Sally Jane is a cute and quirky font trio that is perfect for branding, fun invitations, wall art, packaging and more!
This cute font comes with three unique fonts that have just the right amount of quirk; including an outline font. It is also packed with 124 hand drawn icons and a set of 6 patterns so you can create adorableness to your hearts content!
Brexter is a heavy and bold sans serif font, comes with four styles regular and slant, with an outline font version as well. If you need a typeface with strong yet easy readability, this is the right choice. This type of font is perfectly made to be applied in logo, headline, signage and the other various formal forms such as invitations, labels, logos, magazines, books, greeting cards, packaging, advertising and more.
Introducing Sequents, a sans serif font with a layered style and an outline font option.
This font is perfectly made to be applied to vintage posters, 3D type, logos, and the other various formal forms such as invitations, labels, logos, magazines, books, greeting/wedding cards, packaging, fashion, make up, stationery, novels, labels or any type of advertising purpose.
11. The Complete Night Light Neon Font Collection
A specially created collection of seven neon inspired fonts, including outline fonts, giving you the power to replicate traditionally hand-made lettering from the comfort of your own computer.
Choose from the selection of script, sans serif and outline fonts to set your text, then apply our custom graphic styles for a life giving jolt of electricity!
Magilla is an elegant serif font that will add a touch of luxury and style to your projects and includes an outline font version.
This is a very versatile font that works well in large and small sizes. Perfect for editorial projects, magazine headers, logo designs, clothing branding, product packaging, and showcasing masculine and feminine qualities.
Introducing Harrison retro font; a bold typeface with latin and Cyrillic support. The font includes regular, rough and outline fonts and offers multilingual support. It’s a very versatile font that works great in large and small sizes and the outline font is stylish and eye-catching.
Harrison is perfect for branding projects, homeware designs, product packaging, magazine headers – or simply as a stylish text overlay to any background image.
14. Crystal Darling Font Duo
Say hello to Crystal Darling – a magical layered sans and script font duo.
This gorgeous font duo is perfect for magazine covers, bold headlines, wedding invitations, social media posts, pretty logos and branding, beautiful quotes and more!
Crystal Darling Duo includes: Crystal Darling Sans which is a unicase font and includes 3 styles – regular, bold and an outline font. The duo also includes a trendy handwritten Crystal Darling Script Font that pairs perfectly with all 3 Sans styles.
Plaquette is a collection of retro typefaces ranging from victorian to bauhaus to the sixties.
This is a great vintage font collection with all fonts equipped with a load of OpenType features such as alternates, catchwords, stylistics sets and others. Outline fonts are easily created using the layers and can created both striking and smart designs.
16. Hello Freeday
Hello Freeday is one font with two styles that is very cheerful and funny. The font consists of both an outline font and a solid font.
This very funny font is perfect for funny or child-themed design projects such as tshirt, logos, wedding designs, invitations, stationery, and any projects that require cheerful writing tastes in two styles.
17. Sparhawk Complete Family
Sparhawk in its obvious form is a 3D layered display font, but it’s packed with over 300 swashes, extremely rare in the 3D font world. Every single swash is hand-drawn for extreme realism.
This font collection offers a great alternative to typical outline fonts and will deliver an attention-grabbing design.
Sparhawk’s large character set and plethora of alternates makes it perfect for logo type, birthdays, weddings, bands… The list goes on.
The Antiquary font collection was designed and illustrated, to reanimate the art of vintage advertising design. The fonts are inspired by the old ad posters and product labels, as well as the art of sign-making.
The 4 typographic styles are combined with shapes and ornaments to create a variety of designs and includes a great outline font. They are ideal for logos, packaging, branding and all kinds of advertisements.
Chameleon consists of 16 fonts based on 3 completely different designs, while designed to complement each other. Together they form a well-balanced design kit suitable for many different projects!
There are two outline fonts within this set that will help you create bold, striking designs.
Introducing Budge, q carefully crafted triple layered bold Italic Typeface. This font was created using a wide range of reference material, but the main inspiration came from desserts and beverage packaging. This is a versatile, fun and cute font which can be used across similar food inspired designs or more.
Budge was created with a beautiful swashes, and also comes with 3 distinct layers including Regular, Shadow and Outline fonts. The Outline font helps to provide contrast and a very distinct look on titles.
Cheapsman Font is a Sans Serif Display Font which comes with 4 styles Regular, Extruded, Slant and an Outline font, so you won’t need extra effort to create a striking effect with this font; saving you time!
This font has alternatives, ligatures, and multilingual support. The outline font is perfect for editorial projects, Logo design, Clothing Branding, product packaging, magazine headers, or simply as a stylish text overlay to any background image.
22. Fairwater Collection
Fairwater’s aesthetic derives from three sources: the cursive handwriting styles popularised in the early to mid-1900s, the simplified, forgiving letterforms of tattoo lettering – and the pictorial themes that informed early-to-mid 20th-century naval tattoos.
This font provides an alternative to typical outline fonts with it's see-through style and a look and feel of an outline font.
Adorn is a welcoming family of typefaces! With a modern and sometimes quirky twist on the staid, almost corporate look of formal invitations, this family of lettering typefaces arms designers with a large number of faces that work harmoniously, despite the distinctiveness of each.
Adorn offers seven display fonts, four script designs, monograms, ornaments, illustrations, banners, frames, and catchwords - it can be used as an outline font.
We are happy to introduce you Biscotti, a vintage font that smells delightful
The concept of Biscotti rose from personal research into a system of styles that we commonly consider “vintage”. In particular the study of Victorian typography that has been rediscovered.
The borders of Biscotti provide unique outline fonts that can be used across a wide range of design projects to give them a distinct feel.
25. Naive Inline
Naïve Inline is a layered handwritten serif font designed by Fanny Coulez and Julien Saurin in Paris. The goal was to draw a font with finely irregular lines that give a human and whimsical feeling.
The inline, allows you to create an outline font, that is a great alternative to many of the outline fonts out there.
Merchons is a fancy line style Display sans serif font, a great, standout outline font. With two line soft strokes and a fun character which includes ligatures and alternates to give your work a little extra creative flair.
Merchons font supports multilingual, in more than 100+ languages. This font is good for logo design, social media, books titles and more. You can create stunning work with Merchons outline font.
We hope you've enjoyed this selection of some of the best outline fonts we have, and that you'd already found a few you'd like to try right away.
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