Fonts Used In Logos of Popular Websites

Fonts Used In Logos of Popular Websites

This roundup was gathered through a combination of top notch Google-ing and What the Font?-ing. Midway through my travels across the internet, I stumbled upon a Web 2.0 logo font roundup, which is worth a look as well.

You’ve seen these fonts, now you get to learn their names:

Twitter – Pico Alphabet (Modified)


Digg – FFF Forward (Modified)


Cork’d – Triplex


Vimeo – Black Rose


Grooveshark – FF Nuvo


Envato – Agenda Italic


Tuts+ Network – Lubalin Graph

Tuts+ Network – National (Modified)

Technorati – Neo Sans Medium


Flickr – Frutiger Black


Purevolume – Avenir Book


Youtube – Alternate Gothic No. 2


Basecamp – Whitney


Facebook – Klavika (Modified)


Engadget – Engadget Font (Close Match)


Google – Catull BQ


Yahoo – Yahoo Font


Hulu – Futura MDd BT (Modified)


Bebo – Neuropol (Modified)


TMZ – Amelia


The ONION – Eagle Bold

The Onion

Mapquest – Cheap Motel


Linkedin – Myriad Pro Bold


Skype – Helvetica Rounded Bold


Revision 3 – VAG Rounded Black


Hunted, Tagged and Released Back Into the Wild

For those of you wishing to be font pioneers and create or identify logos for yourself, I would highly recommend checking out What the Font? as well as our previous article 25 Font-tastic Type Resources for Web Designers. I’ve done my best to be as accurate as possible and link to the free font downloads when I could, but please let me know if I missed anything. Also leave your thoughts and comments below, I appreciate them.

Want more famous fonts? Check out Fonts Used In Popular Band Logos for more well known typography!

Posted Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 · Back to Top


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