Fonts Used In Logos of Popular Design Blogs

Fonts Used In Logos of Popular Design Blogs

I got in touch with a good number of design blogs with one question – What font do you use in your logo? I got back a hefty amount of responses and found out the rest through some top notch detective work (a special thanks goes out to all those who replied back).

We’ve got quite a diverse amount of fonts to keep you interested, so have at it soldier!

Woork Up – FFF Forward

Woork Up

Outlaw Design Blog – Bleeding Cowboys

Outlaw Design Blog – Mido

Vandelay Design – Nevis

Vandelay Design

MyInkBlog – Yanone Kaffeesatz


Just Creative Design – Delicious

Just Creative Design

BittBox – Republika


Design O’Blog – Candy Script

Design O'Blog

The Design Cubicle – Droid Serif Italic

The Design Cubicle

Colorburned – Cocktail Shaker


Freelance Folder – Fontin Sans

Freelance Folder

Cats Who Code – Kari Pro Wide

Cats Who Code

Inspired Magazine – Aller Display

Inspired Magazine

CSS-Tricks – Chantilly Heavy


instantShift – Myriad Pro Condensed Italic


Fuel Network – Futura

Fuel Brand Network

SpoonGraphics – Strait


Line25 – Helvetica® Condensed Bold


Tuts+ Network – ITC Lubalin Graph Demi

Creattica – Cheltenham Bold Italic Headline


UX Booth – Archer Bold Italic

UX Booth

FreelanceSwitch – Futura® Com Extra Bold Condensed


Web Design Ledger – Rockwell

Web Design Ledger

Tutorial9 – Bleeker™


Build Internet! – Myriad Pro Black Italic

Build Internet!

Posted Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 · Back to Top


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52 Comments 13 Mentions

  1. Steffen Author Editor

    Wow, thx for this great overview. I really love the Cocktail Shaker Font. Pity that it isn´t free.
    .-= Steffen´s last blog ..Autoupdate FTW =-.


  2. designfollow Author Editor

    nice logo.

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  3. Jen | UPrinting Author Editor

    Nice! Great idea too. I like Bleeding Cowboys; the font name is very appropriate for Outlaw Design Blog. Thanks for sharing!
    .-= Jen | UPrinting´s last blog ..54 Beautiful Holiday Greeting Card Designs =-.


  4. Kyle Wiebers Author Editor

    Great post, I never thought about the connection that typefaces have with these brands until now.

    I like the clean look of Fontin Sans and the Freelance Folder logo.

    Keep the good posts coming.
    .-= Kyle Wiebers´s last blog ..Six Crucial Traits for a One Man Freelance Shop =-.


  5. Nicholas Z. Cardot Author Editor

    Thanks for the cool list! You forgot to mention that I use Sketch Rockwell over at Site Sketch 101. Okay, so maybe I’m not a famous design blog. LOL.
    .-= Nicholas Z. Cardot´s last blog ..4 Easy Tips to Powerful Online Charisma =-.


  6. Matthew Author Editor

    Oh no, you’ve revealed our secret! :P Thanks for the mention of UX Booth.


  7. Eric B. Author Editor

    Thanks for the awesome list! Actually, I was just wondering what font MyInkBlog used, just earlier today.
    .-= Eric B.´s last blog ..11 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Site Usability =-.


  8. Girlie | Digital Room Author Editor

    Great collection! I love InspiredMag’s font. It looks so fresh and simple.
    .-= Girlie | Digital Room´s last blog ..How to Make a Jewelry Catalog that Sells =-.


  9. Colin Author Editor

    FFF Forward is the same font that digg uses for their logo. Good font.


  10. Andrew Maier Author Editor

    Thanks for mentioning UX Booth :)


  11. Christopher Wulff Author Editor

    That Vandelay one could seriously use some attention to its kerning.


  12. İbrahim Author Editor

    Thanks for tutorial …
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  13. Niki Brown Author Editor

    Thanks for mentioning The Design O’Blog – looks like most of the blogs mentioned here use high quality fonts that are worth the $ :)


  14. mang Author Editor

    when is bleeding cowboys going to be put in the same ‘DO NOT USE’ box as comic sans?


  15. Phil D. Author Editor

    LOVE THIS! great article :)
    .-= Phil D.´s last blog ..Phillysoul11: 25 Content Heavy Websites with Beautiful Structure, Layout and Hierarchy =-.


  16. MCEctoCooler Author Editor

    These blogs used the fonts so well they’ve become infused with their very identities. I feel like i’d actually be capturing their souls if I use those fonts now!


  17. John Author Editor

    Cool. Although I have never really liked the logo for Just Creative.


  18. Tomas Author Editor

    Nice idea, interesting to know what fonts best blogs are using, thanks!
    .-= Tomas´s last blog ..40 Wonderful Autumn Wallpapers =-.


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    I love design O’ blog’s font! Nice collection.


  20. Travis Neilson Author Editor

    This series is an interesting concept. Keep em coming.


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    I’m a frequent reader to those sites mentioned and they are simply amazing.
    .-= contractor web design´s last blog ..Hello world! =-.


  22. Chris Pierre Author Editor

    Great Post , and nice collection.


  23. Jessica Author Editor

    thanks so much! I have always like BittBox logo. Thanks for telling us it is the Republika font and its free, even better!


  24. digitalpbk Author Editor

    Gr8, I’m designing my blog
    nice references…
    .-= digitalpbk´s last blog ..Photoshop Resize Batch images in a directory =-.


  25. DlibrarieD Author Editor

    Great. I just thought about that.
    .-= DlibrarieD´s last blog ..DlibrarieD: Лекция Японское оформление подарков #design #ru =-.


  26. brtak Author Editor

    Thank you very much, great article.


  27. Chicago Fence Author Editor

    interesting to know how many types there are out there!


  28. ChrisDigital Author Editor

    Nice to see some classics in there. Great list.


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    Thank you very much, great article.


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    Wow, thats a really clever way of about it!


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    thanks for sharing…^^


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    Awesome collection.. really inspiring stuff! havent worked out which one is my favourite yet.


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    I definitely need to get to one of these ASAP! I just went to YouTube and watched some videos of previous events… Cool stuff!


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