10 Tubular 80s Free Fonts You Need To Have

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Looking for inspiration for your next retro project? Here is a list of the best 80s free fonts that will give your work the retro look and feel you are looking for!

Today, we’re taking you back to the 1980s with a list of what we believe are the best 80s free fonts around. You can download them for free by clicking on the images, and use them for any project that has a retro vibe from this iconic decade. And by the way, if the 1980s style is what you are into, you should check out our pack of 80’s Text Effects for Photoshop – we also used it to illustrate the images of this roundup! 

The list of our fav 80s Free Fonts

Here at Indieground Design we are crazy with everything 80s, retro, synthwave, nostalgic, sci-fi, retro futuristic, vintage.. we simply love it. That’s why we want to share our passion with you by listing our favourite 80s free fonts you can download for free. These are among our favourite retro fonts ever, so we hope you will enjoy them! Just grab them and start designing your next project right now!

Commando by Derek Clark

Commando font by Derek Clark features bold, angular lettering with a retro gradien. One of the best 80s free fonts, it has a strong visual impact and works well for titles, logos, and other designs that need a powerful retro aesthetic. The letters are outlined with a metallic gradient, and the font has a synthwave or retrowave feel.

Road Rage by Youssef Habchi

Road Rage by Youssef Habchi is an edgy brush font. Its high-impact look makes it ideal for titles, posters, or other design elements that need a strong 80s feel. The bold brush strokes suggest energy and movement, immediately communicating a sense of action and intensity.

Indelible by Youssef Habchi

Indelible is a bold and energetic font with a rough brush-stroke style. The font’s fluid lines make it a great choice for eye-catching titles, posters, or merchandise. Its brush strokes suggest movement and energy, lending a dynamic touch to any project. Indelible works well in monochrome or retro color schemes which add depth and character.

Cyberspace Raceway by Chequered Ink

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Cyberspace Raceway by Chequered Ink is a futuristic font with a sleek and bold style, perfect for high-tech or sci-fi themed designs. It has a dynamic feel, embodying a sense of speed and energy, which makes it ideal for artwork & posters that will stand out on websites and social media feeds. Its strong lines create an exciting, retro futuristic look.

Neon 80s by Stephen Knouse

Neon 80s by Stephen Knouse is an 80s free font that captures the essence of retro-futurism. Its sleek and rounded letter forms, with open-ended lines, are inspired by neon signs, evoking the glowing tube lights commonly seen in the 1980s. This font’s smooth curves and minimalistic design make it ideal for creating neon-style effects. If you’re looking to add a nostalgic 80s touch to your designs, Neon 80s is a great choice for achieving that retro vibe.

You can also use our effects!

We used our awesome “80’s Photoshop Text Effects” to display better some of the fonts listed above! Be sure to check them out and see what you can create with them! 

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Rocket Rinder by Chequered Ink

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Rocket Rinder by Chequered Ink is a futuristic font with sharp lines and edges that create a sleek retro look. The font has a modern design that suits techno and sci-fi themes, making it ideal for creating headlines, logos, and branding materials. The sharp, angular elements suggest movement and speed, which can add a unique, cutting-edge feel to your projects. Rocket Rinder is particularly suitable for print and digital designs, bringing a high-tech vibe to your visuals.

VCR OSD Mono by Riciery Leal

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VCR OSD Mono by Riciery Leal is a pixel font designed with an 80s retro vibe. The font features monospaced characters with a blocky and glitchy style, reminiscent of vintage VCR displays and classic arcade games. It’s ideal for creating a nostalgic, low-resolution aesthetic in your designs. VCR OSD Mono is versatile, offering uppercase letters, numbers, and symbols, making it suitable for both print and digital projects.

Hauser by Neale Davidson

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Hauser by Neale Davidson is an 80s free font with an angular character. It is heavily inspired by the CI Joe Hasbro‘s franchise,  a true classic of the 80s! Like the action figures marketing materials, Hauser also conveys a strong sense of military squareness, action guaranteed! 

Streamster by Youssef Habchi

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Streamster is an elegant script font designed by Youssef Habchi. It is a versatile, impactful yet gentle font that works wonders on typographic work, album covers and all marketing material that need that sleek, retro look and feel. 

Coubra by Indieground Design

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Among the fonts made by the Indieground Team, Coubra is the one that resonates best with retro digital and synthwave projects. And by adding a chrome effect its impact on logos and titles skyrockets! Bring back the unique feel of palms, supercars and metal & chrome!

Did you like this list of 80s free fonts? Then check out these assets!

We used our awesome “80s Photoshop Text Effects” to display better some of the fonts listed above, be sure to check them out and see what you can create with them! 

And if you need more inspiration for your next 80s project, we recommend checking out the following chapter of this article: 10 More Radical 80s Free Fonts You Need To Have!

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We are a team of designers, developers & photographers from Italy and we love to create striking graphic resources! Have a look around our website to discover more about what we do and the services we offer!

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