It’s really easy to lose yourself in the design of a particular t-shirt and completely forget about the typeface. However, when you’re aiming to create a t-shirt design that looks fantastic and clearly communicates a message that your customer is proud to wear, there’s nothing more important than choosing the right font. Now, keep in mind that the best font is the one that is aligned with your message. We understand that this task can be a tiny bit difficult if you’re not a designer, which is why we’ve created a Fonts Guide. Start learning how to select the right font for your personalized text design now!

1. Good for all designs: Museosans

More fonts in this category: Century Gothic and Lato.

If you’re looking for a one-size-fits-all type of font, you’re in the right place. These fonts are simple yet modern, very easy to read, and incredibly versatile. The perfect fit for a design aiming at fundraising or even a wedding. Try out “Museosans” on your classic tees and tote bags.

2. Kids: Bloklettersbalpen

More fonts in this category: Komikatitle.

There’s something inherently fun and playful in designs meant for kids, and we have the perfect fonts to match them all. They are very easy to read and have a unique childlike touch. Try out “Bloklettersbalpen” on your youth t-shirts and onesies for a cheerful look.

3. University/College: Varsity

More fonts in this category: Fmcollegeteamoutline and Stencil.

These big-size font types are the perfect fit for school and sports designs. They are bold and all caps with a cheery vibe. The awesome “Varsity” font will give your t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts that sporty look many universities go for.

4. Classic: Museo

More fonts in this category: Duvall and Vinque.

Who doesn’t love a timeless look? They are elegant yet charming, which is why our classic fonts are perfect for that unique old-timey touch to personalization. Try out our “Museo” font on pillow shams and hanging canvas for that endearing old-school look.

5. Retro: Bauhaus93

More fonts in this category: Buffalonickel and Koolbeans.

These fonts are meant to revive the retro 80’s/90’s aesthetic trend. They are a great fit for adventurous and fun designs that require short words. “Bauhaus93” will look awesome on your classic tees and tote bags for that classic 90’s look.

6. Handwriting: Helenashand

More fonts in this category: Artbrush.

There’s something undeniably touching about handwritten letters. Fonts in this category are perfect for personal messages to a loved one or family designs, as they are refined and elegant. The clean “Helenashand” font will look amazing on your mugs and canvas prints.

7. Graffiti: Tobecontinued

More fonts in this category: Streetsoul.

If you’re looking for that rebellious look that really makes a statement, then these fonts are exactly what you’re looking for. They are great for streetwear designs, as they are bold and all caps. Try out “Tobecontinued” to achieve that urban vibe in your t-shirts and phone cases.

8. Digital: Quartzbold

More fonts in this category: Aldo and Zektonfree.

These fonts are the perfect fit for futuristic designs. They are modern, numeric, and easy to read. They are great for countdowns for retirement, vacations, weddings, and summer. Try out “Quartzbold” on classic t-shirts, tote bags, and tumblers.

9. Special Occasions: Almontesnow

More fonts in this category: Greenfuz.

There’s a font for every occasion, and we have the perfect ones for Christmas, Halloween, and themed parties. The unique “Almontesnow” font is the perfect choice to rock your Christmas hooded sweatshirts and mugs with its perfect snowy look.

10. Cultural: Chinyen

More fonts in this category: Konfuciuz and Takeout.

Every country has characteristics that make them unique, and these fonts highlight some of those awesome traits. They go very well with cultural designs, as they are fun and creative. The awesome “Chinyen” font will look great on your t-shirts and tote bags.

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