Spectacular Holiday Typography

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The Holidays are finally here. The hustle and bustle of Christmas is very obvious as the malls and stores are packed out with last-minute shoppers searching for presents to give away to the friends and loved ones. Christmas is in about 24 hours (here in Long Beach), and the new year is just around the corner.

Here at Design Informer, we want to say:

“Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.”

But we don’t just want to say it in a regular way. We wanted to greet you in a typographic way. Here’s 40 different holiday-themed, typographic designs that we have gathered to relay our greetings to you. Merry Christmas!

Note: Please click on the images to see them in their websites and to learn more about their artists.

Merry Type Christmas1

Merry Christmas Happy New Year2

HoHo 20103

Season's Greetings4

Merry Christmas5

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas6

Merry Christmas7

Happy Holidays8

Christmas Gifts9

Merry Christmas10

Type Treat11

Happy Moo Year12

Merry-Xmas13

Christmas14

Happy Holidays15

Merry Christmas16

Merry Christmas17

Merry Christmas18

Everybody Christmas

Happy Holidays19

Grinch20

Case for Christmas21

Merry Christmas22

Christmas23

Merry Christmas24

Merry Christmas25

Joy26

Christmas27

Happy 201028

Happy New Year29

On Us30

Say Hello31

Happy New Year32

Christmas Quote33

Season's Greetings34

Thrifty Christmas35

Holiday Greetings36

Merry Christmas37

Merry Christmas38

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Footnotes

  1. 1 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Merry-Type-Christmas-09/374650
  2. 2 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Merry-Christmas-post-cards/368988
  3. 3 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Christmas-Card/373893
  4. 4 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Land-Aid-Christmas/358591
  5. 5 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Merry-Christmas/161889
  6. 6 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Christmas-time/371411
  7. 7 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Merry-Christmas/160149
  8. 8 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Holiday-Wrapping-Paper/242261
  9. 9 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Christmas-Gifts/257204
  10. 10 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Merry-Christmas-and-Happy-New-Year-2010/373148
  11. 11 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Type-Treat/312700
  12. 12 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/New-Year-Cards/176659
  13. 13 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Merry-XMas-2009/374593
  14. 14 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/posters/165238
  15. 15 http://blog.signalnoise.com/
  16. 16 http://noir-badger.deviantart.com/art/Merry-Christmas-145609279
  17. 17 http://koltzow.deviantart.com/art/merry-christmas-111715558
  18. 18 http://mrana.deviantart.com/art/Merry-Christmas-Red-69620981
  19. 19 http://www.flickr.com/photos/texgrubbs/3094886517/sizes/o/
  20. 20 http://www.flickr.com/photos/studiomuntz/3008698114/sizes/l/
  21. 21 http://www.flickr.com/photos/studiomuntz/4029935360/sizes/l/
  22. 22 http://www.workbydrew.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/xmas-front.jpg
  23. 23 http://dreaming-star.deviantart.com/art/Merry-Christmas-105591883
  24. 24 http://d4rk3n.deviantart.com/art/Merry-Christmas-Colors-107144219
  25. 25 http://designinformer.com/out-of-this-world-typography/
  26. 26 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Merry-Snowflakes/311500
  27. 27 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/2008-Christmas-Decoration_Typography/216651
  28. 28 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Happy-2010/374044
  29. 29 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/HAPPY-NEW-YEAR-09/163496
  30. 30 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/On-us/257942
  31. 31 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Say-Hello-To-Santa_-Poster/374745
  32. 32 http://teor2.deviantart.com/art/Happy-new-year-2010-146015747
  33. 33 http://blind91.deviantart.com/art/christmas-thoughts-107167623
  34. 34 http://www.paperbagpress.com/work.html
  35. 35 http://www.artyulia.com/index.php/Illustration/PAPERgraphic/2
  36. 36 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Holiday-Greetings-%282008%29/158439
  37. 37 http://nothingrelevant.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/merry-christmas-relevant-copy.png?w=500&h=749
  38. 38 http://doubleyouwhy.com/archives/428
  39. 39 http://twitter.com/designinformer

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  1. 1

    awesome stuff. all are great designing, thanks for sharing!

  2. 3

    Awesome list of typogprahy. I just love them. My favorite is the #4 # 12 and #17. I would love to recreate them.

    Typography is the sweetest gift for this Christmas.

    Thanks for sharing, Jad! and merry christmas!!
    .-= Richie´s latest Blog Entry – Absolutely hilarious yet amazing caricatures of celebrities =-.

  3. 4

    These are awesome collections but I think you forgot about the birthday of Jesus….I was hoping for an awesome Holy Family image with Jesus in the crib….but thanks for sharing this collections anyway.

  4. 5

    Great collection you piled up here for Christmas!
    Like the H(1)0H(1)0 the most!
    By the way: Keep up the good work next year :)

  5. 7
  6. 8

    Great collection of typos.
    Merry Christmas Jad :)
    .-= DesignFellow´s latest Blog Entry – CodeIgniter quick reference cheat sheet version 2.0 released =-.

  7. 9

    Great list. Thanks for it.

  8. 10

    I love 4 & 7, but all the images are awesome. Some great food for thought, now I wish I’d had time to make some beautiful typography-based Christmas cards! Oh well, always next year :)

  9. 12

    A stunning collection of typography. They are all fascinating. The last one on the list has a very cool grunge texture. Reminds of the old coca-cola Christmas adverts. I also like the complementary colours in #3. It is simple but effective.

    This post is a fantastic source of inspiration. Thanks and Merry Christmas Jad!

  10. 14

    I love typogprahy. This is Great collection you piled up here for Christmas!

  11. 15

    Awesome collection, I found a lot of creative typography works. Merry Christmas Jad and good luck with Design Informer in 2010.

  12. 17

    Cool collection of fonts guys! Not sure if I really have a use for all of them, but I’m sure they can kick me into the Christmas mode
    .-= Blogger Den´s latest Blog Entry – Interview with Rent A Coder Founder Ian Ippolito / JRB =-.

  13. 18

    Oh yes this was what I was looking for….I’m creating a festive flash game and I’m definitely going to use the Grinch Text for font inspiration….thanks!

  14. 20

    Just received this in the mail – type, fun and so holiday-like

    http://www.studiomarch.com/media/newsletters/christmas2009/christmas-mailer-2009.html

  15. 22

    Huge fan of typography and out of all of them #3 grabbed the spot of being my favorite. Great collection.

    • 23

      Lot’s of people love #3. I guess it’s because of the clever way it was displayed mixed with the simplicity of the design and the colors used. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us David.

  16. 24

    What a wonderful collection of awesome graphics!
    Thank you so much to add mine (#14) to the list.

    Beeing in one collection with names like James White and Nik Ainley is a perfect christmas present! :)

    Have some nice holidays,
    best wishes from germany, Oliver

  17. 26

    Pretty cool :)
    .-= Tom – Airopia´s latest Blog Entry – 15 Amazing Kinetic Typography Videos =-.

  18. 27

    Awesome !!
    Thanks and merry Christmas.
    Best wish for New Year.

  19. 28

    Thank you for this collection. These are sweet! Merry Christmas everyone!
    .-= Pete Schwager´s latest Blog Entry – Choosing a web designer =-.

  20. 29

    Very Nice! Intereseting poem on “Christmas Quote” like that: “…and to think of people below them as fellow passengers to the grave…” Good job! Keep it up.
    .-= Lisa Kerr´s latest Blog Entry – LisaMKerrDesign: RT @designinformer Spectacular Holiday Typography | Design Informer http://bit.ly/6mzura =-.

  21. 31

    These are awesome, aaah! the power of type! always blows me away!

  22. 33

    Hello Jad,

    Once more from the Middle East: Really nice work and as you can see on this page, everybody from different places on the planet loved your artwork.

    Just one “web” thing: Please change links to open a new pages in new tabs to avoid pressing “back” for returning to this page.

    I really enjoyed visiting your site.

    Best wishes from Syria and happy new and every year

    • 34

      Hey Mounes, thanks for the compliment.

      Thank you for your suggestion, it’s a great one. Unfortunately, I used to have it that way and more people said that they don’t like new windows and would rather stay on the same window. :)

  23. 35

    Simply amazing! Thanks for the collection. Sometime I wonder on average how long does it take those talented artists to create one. I think it would take me forever for one letter, let alone a single word. Have a blessed Christmas and a Happy New year!

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  24. 37

    Love #3 (HOHO / 2O1O): very clever and minimalistic > perfect example for ‘less is more’!

  25. 39

    Absolutely fabulous! Thanks for sharing inspirational art.

  26. 41

    These are just gorgeous. I love the “say hello to santa” in cookies and the reindeer. But they are all very nice. Thanks for sharing these!
    .-= Jennifer Kyrnin´s latest Blog Entry – Poll: Do you decorate your website for the holidays? =-.

  27. 43

    I just discovered your site through this article, awesome collection. Will follow your future posts, keep up the good work. Happy holiday from Vietnam.

  28. 45

    Really nice post!!! Thanks for sharing

  29. 47

    Great idea! Thanks for putting so much effort and creativity in your posts.
    .-= Paulo Miranda´s latest Blog Entry – Designing A Coming Soon Page =-.

  30. 49

    Very beautifull this Holiday Typographys…

    Happy new year!!!!
    .-= Paulo Henrique´s latest Blog Entry – Havaianas no inverno? =-.

  31. 51

    Awesome Collection! Thanks for sharing.
    .-= Ajay´s latest Blog Entry – 5 Excellent Photoshop Books =-.

  32. 53

    Wow Jad, thanks for this and for the mind-blowing wallpaper. Let it live!

  33. 54

    These are VERY cute! Shame I discovered them a little too late. Thanks for sharing this list… some great designs in there.

  34. 56

    Really amazing art work. I wish it were Christmas! Oh, well…
    At least I know where to look next year for wicked free x mas cards!

  35. 58

    Obsessed with these… Wish they were Christmas cards! Any chance?

  36. 59

    Cool! thanks for sharing. :D

  37. 60

    These are amazing typographic elements for Christmas. Do you do any other holiday fonts?

    Similar question to allie, do you do xmas cards?

  38. 61

    I love the “say hello to santa” in cookies and the reindeer. But they are all very nice. Thanks for sharing these!

  39. 62

    Hey, it’s Christmas time! The best time of the year, you hear me ? Ho-Ho-Ho! :-)

  40. 63

    Great typography – I better get the email template ready for clients. Only 9 months to go!

  41. 64

    I no doubt appreciate it and will probably be re-visting to take a look at a good deal more.A large amount of thanks for the spectacular write-up.

  42. 65

    Many thanks with your amazing webpage. I certainly really like it and will likely be back to take a look at even more information.

  43. 66

    Yeah, I would love to recreate most of these as well. :)

    Merry Christmas to you too Richie.

  44. 67

    I will definitely include something with Jesus on my next Christmas round-up. Sorry! :)

  45. 68

    My pleasure! Merry Christmas to you as well.

  46. 69

    I’m glad you liked this holiday typography collection. Also, thanks for the compliment on the wallpaper.

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