Showcase of Textured and Distressed Typography

by Steven Snell

March 10, 2010 in Inspiration

Grungy, textured designs are very common right now. These types of effects can also be used with typography to create impressive results. In this post we’ll feature 25 examples of textured and distressed typography. If you see something you like, please click through to see more work from the designer.

For more inspiration from typography please see our gallery site TypeInspire.

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  • Natalie

    Mar 10th

    Unique and interesting collection. Thanks for sharing.

  • Shawn Ramsey

    Mar 10th

    Great roundup Steven! I particularly like the Don’t Pile It On and the Abduzeedo examples. Great for inspiration.

  • Graphic Gazette

    Mar 10th

    Great example of grunge type, I especially like that Abduzeedo design that looks like the end of a burner cigarette.

  • Xcellence IT

    Mar 10th

    Nice one…

  • Lava360

    Mar 11th

    the grunge style and the typography looks great together. nice post

  • Ajay

    Mar 11th

    Nice collection! Thanks.

  • Amberly | Web Designer

    Mar 11th

    Great collection of typo.
    It’s incredible how the art of typography really sets the stage for the poster, brochure, etc. Without the right font style it’s really hard to convince the reader of a the feeling you are trying to convey.

  • LV

    Aug 8th


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