Art Deco Type and Fonts

"Where can I find an Art Deco typeface?" That's one of our most frequently asked questions.

The books listed below contain specimen sheets for dozens of Art Deco typefaces. Most are copyright free and can be used in your own graphic designs. A few books include CD-ROMs for computer use.

Also visit commercial font designers. Many are listed on our Graphics Design web site list.

Cover of 24 Art Deco Display Fonts

24 Art Deco Display Fonts CD-ROM and Book
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Evoke the bold, elegant streamlined Art Deco style with this collection of dynamic fonts. Lampoon, Chic, Parisian, Publicity Gothic, many more. Most alphabets include both upper- and lower-case letters, numerals and punctuation.

Cover of 24 Moderne Display Fonts

24 Moderne Display Fonts CD-ROM and Book
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Among the eye-catching, copyright free, modern fonts are such bold and very "now" faces as Futurama Italic, Cubist, Double Vision, Neo Prisma, Stupendous, Twinkle Toes, and Mitzi Deco.

Cover of Art Deco Display Alphabets by Dan Solo

Art Deco Display Alphabets
By Dan Solo
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{C}Comprehensive, practical treasury of Art Deco typography selected by noted typographer Dan Solo. Includes Broadway Engraved, Lampoon, Modernique, Plaza Suite, Neon, over 90 more.

Cover of Authentic Art Deco Alphabets by Les Éditions Guérinet

Authentic Art Deco Alphabets
By Les Éditions Guérinet
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42 plates of authentic Art Deco alphabets, numbers, vignettes, monograms, frames and attention-getters—all copyright-free.

Cover of Deco Type: Stylish Alphabets of the '20s & '30s by Steven Heller and Louise Fili

Deco Type: Stylish Alphabets of the '20s & '30s
By Steven Heller and Louise Fili
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Heller and Fili have brought together a breathtaking collection of wonderful typefaces garnered from vintage specimen sheets and type books as well as commercial design artifacts from all over the world. These alphabets illustrate how the artistic sensibility of the '20s and '30s extended to every facet of graphic design, including the typographer's art.

Cover of Moderne Alphabets by Dan Solo

Moderne Alphabets
By Dan Solo
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Copyright free, modern, eye-catching typefaces such as Glow Worm, Futurama Italic, Double Vision, Cubist, Convoy, Chickadee Open, and 94 other fonts. All alphabets include uppercase letters; many also display lowercase initials, punctuation and numerals.

Cover of New Art Deco Alphabets by Marcia Loeb

New Art Deco Alphabets
By Marcia Loeb
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38 complete, uppercase, Art Deco alphabets, five with numbers, created especially for this book. Saxony, Julep, Boogie, more!

Cover of Ready-to-Use Art Deco Alphabets by Dan Solo

Ready-to-Use Art Deco Alphabets
By Dan Solo
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Eight complete alphabets (most in both upper and lower case plus numerals and punctuation marks) in three convenient sizes—24, 36 and 48 point—instantly usable without statting.

Cover of Art Deco Initials by Carol Grafton

Ready-to-Use Art Deco Initials
By Carol Grafton
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Treasury of 1,734 Art Deco letters—in a wide variety of styles and sizes—selected from rare periodicals (mostly European), type catalogs and printed ephemera of the 20s and 30s. Add elegant period flair to advertisements, catalogs, book and magazine pages, menus, logos, many other graphic projects. Copyright-free.