Blackletter fonts are also known as Gothic scripts, Gothic minuscule, or Textura. These are some fonts that were used throughout Western Europe from ~1150 to the 17th century. Blackletter fonts were mainly used for the German language.
The blackletter font styles evolved from the early handwritten forms of liturgical manuscripts.They looked spectacular and were usually written on parchments.
If you want to create a design with a more Gothic vibe, here are 20 creative blackletter fonts you can use.
Backyard is a blackletter type that has a classic but rounded design. The lettering design choice gives it a simple and clean appearance that looks good on posters, logos, and others. It comes in four varieties, all of which were carefully crafted.
Hellter VMF is a font which you will love using, especially after you’ll see how good this example looks like on posters. You can do many creative things with Hellter VMF. This font has an excellent design and looks stylish and fresh. This is a Blackletter font that has an OpenType feature.
Jibriel is also a nice and creative blackletter font. If you’ll decide to download this set, you will have a nice surprise. This will get you more than 580+ alternate glyphs added that include small capitals features.
CABRONES has unique lettering design and it is a typeface inspired by tattoo letters, the Chicano culture and street art. This example is suitable for many creative products and tattoo designs such as posters, t-shirt, streetwear gear, logo, signage, headlines, etc.
If you liked the previous example then you’ll definitely want to download BANDIDOS as well. BANDIDOS is a cool typeface that has its inspiration in tattoo letters and street art. It works well with normal size text, but you can also use it for large displays. You get JKR – BANDIDOS (ttf and otf) JKR – BANDIDOS ALTERNATE OF T (ttf and otf) JKR – BANDIDOS ALTERNATE (ttf and otf). Download and try out this amazing font!
If you want more blackletter fonts then you should also try out Blaze and Glory. Blaze and Glory Typeface has a classic, elegant, vintage, and clean feel that can make any poster, t-shirt, logo or creative project look awesome. This example comes with 2 styles: regular and drop shadow.
Black plaque is yet another cool blackletter font that can’t miss from your resource library. This font can be used more like a tool than a core typeface given its unique lettering design. It will help you create gothic-inspired designs such as the one in the preview photo.
Clobot is a typeface with clean and elegant graphics. This typeface includes a full set of beautiful uppercase and lowercase letters as well as multi-lingual and currency support, numerals, punctuations, alternates, ligatures and some extra glyphs. Each letter and symbol was carefully crafted. All in all, this makes a really nice typeface which you’ll definitely want to add to your collection.
Artedoms typeface is a classy, elegant and vintage character set. This blackletter font includes a full set of capital and lowercase letters. Like the previous example, Artedoms also has multi-lingual support, currency figures, numerals, punctuation and bundling with vector bonus, ornaments and badges. The badged come in both AI and EPS format. This typeface’s letters and numbers were carefully handcrafted. The result of all that hard work that was put into details made this amazing typeface available for us. Use it with confidence in your creations!
Screter looks modern and can be integrated into many types of projects. Screter is a fresh blackletter typeface with a progressive edge. If you are working on a project that requires a medieval feel, then this is the typeface you need. You can use it on logos, unique wedding invitations, greeting cards, posters, clothing, book cover and anything else you can think of.
Lost Volution is also nice. This typeface is classic and decorative and comes with a Victorian style which you will definitely love using on different projects. Each letter looks nice and has its own decoration. This typeface comes with over than 150 alternate characters to fit your typography project.
Lockon Velline is yet another awesome blackletter font that can’t miss from your collection. This example has a progressive edge and sharp tips. It manages to look bold and dynamic and it would make your projects look creative and unique. It is equipped with Open Type feature.
RIOTIC typeface is a font with a simple, minimalistic, retro and vintage feel that can be used on badges, logos, t-shirts, prints and other creative projects. This typeface comes with 2 styles, one that looks neat and clean and another which is rougher. Riotic also includes a full set of capital and lowercase letters.
If you’re up for more awesome blackletter fonts then you will definitely like the VMF GoldMiner. This font is suitable for any kind of project that requires a medieval gothic style. This font is perfect for logos, wedding invitations, greeting cards, posters, clothing, book covers etc. Use it with confidence and achieve that desired medieval look!
This font is called VMF Pure Black and you will surely want to download it immediately. This font has a classic and vintage look. This blackletter font comes with two versions.
The Mariam story is an awesome blackletter font. This example has an elegant and vintage feel added to its lettering design. You can mix the uppercase and lowercase with the alternative glyphs and create beautiful designs. This font is really nice and it can be integrated into many projects. You can use it on logos, prints, posters and much more!
The Harsh typeface is a font that has a classy, elegant and vintage feel that will make you fall in love with it instantly. It includes a full set of capital and lowercase letters, as well as multi-lingual support, currency figures, and more.
This gothic font can be used to make awesome poster designs, unique cards, logos and book designs. This alphabet’s inspiration was taken from “Gems of Penmanship” by Williams&Packard, 1867. The set includes 65 vector elements that you will love using in your projects.
ARSÉNICO is a typeface that has its inspiration in artwork created by tattoo artists and it is suitable for many creative products and tattoo designs, like posters, t-shirt, streetwear, logo, signage, headlines, etc.
This set contains 2 alternate versions. In each file, you will find uppercase, lowercase, numerals, basic punctuations and some alternate characters.