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20 T-Shirt Design Ideas Featuring Typographic Designs

November 16, 2011

20 T-Shirt Design Ideas Featuring Typographic Designs

Posted by on Sep 15, 2009 in Inspiration, Typography | 8 comments

Looking for cool and creative t-shirt design ideas? Well, I would like to recommend that you try using typographic designs on your t-shirts. In fact, many designers are claiming  that typography is the new black. Now we see many designs sporting mainly typographic artworks not just in t-shirt printing but in many other areas of designs as well.  In this round up, we are featuring 20 inspiring typographic t-shirt design ideas for all of you typo geeks out there to enjoy! If you want to know more about these t-shirt design ideas, just click on the link found below each image and it will take you to a new page where additional information can be found.

20 TYPOGRAPHIC T-SHIRT DESIGN IDEAS

01- Sans Serif Shirt

Celebrating all your favorite Sans-Serif typefaces including Helvetica, Avenir, Frutiger, Optima and a lot more.

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02- To hell with Helvetica
Forget the clean lines of Swiss type: Brush Script, it’s clearly the way forward.

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03- Fear of a Cooper Black Planet
This one’s a bit less profane, which will come as welcome news to those who shied away from the ‘Vetica one, on grounds of simple politeness. Wear it for the perfect typographic chuckle all day long.

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04- Neubauism

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05- Optima Prime T-shirt

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06- Helvetica Shirts

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07- Kern Zip up
Ok. THis isn’t a shirt but let’s include it anyway so that next time you have to explain kerning to a layman, you’ll have a live demo just a zip away. The soft navy blue fleece on this fitted, lightweight jogging jacket won’t pill. High quality twill appliqué means the white letters stitched in News Gothic Bold will stay in place, no matter how fast or far you race.

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08- Yo! That kern is Tight
Just another shirt to help non-technical people like you to understand kerning.

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09- The anatomy typographic shirt
The most basic component of typography is the letter, and each letter of the alphabet is distinguished by its unique shape. The t-shirts include definitions for and illustrations of the individual parts that compose the letter “ a ”, as well as the boundaries by which the letter is delineated.
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10- Typography T-shirt
Based on the the original design for the Typography Challenge. This is an ambigram of the word “Typography”. It reads the same no matter which way you look at it!

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11- Played Out
Just another t-shirt design displaying Helvetica Type (The Bigger type is in Black while the smaller types are in Ultra Light).

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12- I’ve Got Trapping Skills
Without trapping, unsightly gaps can occur where colors meet. Trapping helps to avoid the unwanted white as seen in the example below.

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14- USA Type Shirt
A shirt released by Print Liberation commemorating the 2008 US Presidential election.

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15- Typography Shirts
What’s your favorite classical typeface? Is it Cooper Black? How about Avant Garde, Helvetica, or Gill Sans? Proclaim your type geekness to the world with one of these slick new typography t-shirts from Dadada Studio.

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16- Math Problem

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17- My dad tee

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18- Lowercase

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19- Fixed Gear. Simple Life
Custom t-shirts for fixed gear riders. Based on the particular mechanical specification of the owners fixie (wheel size/ chain ring teeth:cog teeth/ gear inches/ chain width).

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20- Hello T-shirt
Say hello in different languages.

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