Hendrix Psychedelic Font

Hendrix Psychedelic Font

Hendrix is one of our most classic and most quintessential psychedelic poster fonts. It is based on hand lettering from a number of posters and album covers produced in the 1960s and the early 1970s. It is a very striking font, quite recognizable and identified with the period.


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Estoril Font

Estoril Font

Estoril is a bold display font with a unique look somewhere between the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. It’s typical of the kinds of advertising poster lettering which was highly influential on the nostalgic lettering styles of the Psychedelic period as well. It fits in well stylistically with both our Art Nouveau collection and our Psychedelic fonts. As for …


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Wormwood, A New Font

Wormwood, A New Font

BUY NOW   Wormwood is a new font based on fanciful lettering from the Art Nouveau period.  Someone suggested that it looked like something you would draw while taking Absinthe, hence the name Wormwood. It bears some similarity to lettering styles which were popular for posters during the psychedelic period of the 1960s. Wormwood includes a full upper case character …


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Secessionist Origins of Butterfield

In the course of our ongoing research on old type and creative lettering, we stumbled on the origins of our Butterfield font and it is an interesting story. Butterfield was based on lettering from a 1967 poster for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band at the Fillmore. We assumed the lettering originated in the psychedelic movement of the time, but assuming …


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Fooks Grotesque – New Font

Fooks Grotesque – New Font

Fooks Grotesque is based on a hand lettered alphabet by Edwin Fooks from his book Plain and Ornamental Lettering (1932). It marks an important milestone in lettering design between Art Nouveau and Art Deco and is a significant style which influenced lettering design through the 1960s. Fooks was an influential though little known mid-century designer who worked with Eric Gill and others.


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