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Gorgeous Examples of Floral Typography

Floral typography is the technique that combines typography, calligraphy and lettering to create dynamic, “flourishing” designs. With the help of floral elements you can create very tempting and vivid artworks in which the typography seems to be shaped by plants and flowers. In this way you can convey your message in a very artistic way. In fact, various floral ornaments – which are the essential component of floral typography – can make the design stand out and help the artist to create inspiring, refreshing and thought-provoking pieces of art.

Below you’ll find a beautiful collection of floral typography and also some outstanding tutorials that will help you to master the technique or at least get some understanding of how this technique can be used. Please feel free to explore the further works of the artists presented below as well.

Floral Typography Examples Link

Anybody Seen my Baby1

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BlackOut3

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Ginger Monkey Design5

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Siscott6

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White8

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Gig Poster10

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Spring12

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Love14

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Deja VU16

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Keep Reno Green18

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Glamour20

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Logan22

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Soft Type24

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Narani6426

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My Fake Cover28

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Slow progress…30

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The Mask of Sorrow32

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For Right Wrong3634

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For Right Wrong3634

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The Good Die Young38

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A New Leaf

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Summer Exhibition40

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Floral Love

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Black and white42

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Nokia44

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Excellence46

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Inspire48

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D+G Vector and Drawing50

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Decogrunge Type Treatment52

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Designers don’t commit crimes

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A1 paper cut illustration54

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Using mixed media56

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Christmas present – SiScott style58

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Tipo 0460

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MT Ornamental Type Design62

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Narani6426

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Word66

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Funkrush68

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i Love Art70

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Dont Panic72

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Leo Burnej74

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Hide and Seek76

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Yulia Brodskaya78

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Chaz Maviyane-Davies

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sumeco81

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Debra Bishop83

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Hello85

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Floral Alphabets87

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Trust89

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Type Art91

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Graphic Design Everywhere93

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Play95

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Esquire97

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Silk99

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I love you101

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Chanel 4 25th Anniversary Book103

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Type105

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Floral Typography Tutorials Link

Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect

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Stylish Floral Typography107

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Create an Ancient Typography with Dry Soil Texture and Floral Brushset in Photoshop109

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Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop111

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Super Cool Frilly Bits Typography113

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Old School Type – Line Gradients115

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Dynamic Recessed Watercolor Typography in Photoshop117

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How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration119

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Footnotes Link

  1. 1 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Anybody-seen-my-baby/85767
  2. 2 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Anybody-seen-my-baby/85767
  3. 3 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Blackout/169944
  4. 4 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Blackout/169944
  5. 5 http://www.gingermonkeydesign.com/
  6. 6 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  7. 7 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  8. 8 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/White_-word_/90168
  9. 9 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/White_-word_/90168
  10. 10 http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnquinn/3380705598/
  11. 11 http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnquinn/3380705598/
  12. 12 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/spring/93058
  13. 13 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/spring/93058
  14. 14 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/complicated-love/173139
  15. 15 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/complicated-love/173139
  16. 16 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Deja-vu/135910
  17. 17 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Deja-vu/135910
  18. 18 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Keep-Reno-Green/170025
  19. 19 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Keep-Reno-Green/170025
  20. 20 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/glamour/93062
  21. 21 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/glamour/93062
  22. 22 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Renault-Logan/50380
  23. 23 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Renault-Logan/50380
  24. 24 http://shinybinary.deviantart.com/art/Soft-type-50771132
  25. 25 http://shinybinary.deviantart.com/art/Soft-type-50771132
  26. 26 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/128149
  27. 27 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/128149
  28. 28 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/My-fake-cover-(logo)/91761
  29. 29 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/My-fake-cover-(logo)/91761
  30. 30 http://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_in_a_field/3258005523/
  31. 31 http://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_in_a_field/3258005523/
  32. 32 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Magazine-Work/125104
  33. 33 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Magazine-Work/125104
  34. 34 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  35. 35 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  36. 36 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  37. 37 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  38. 38 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  39. 39 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  40. 40 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  41. 41 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  42. 42 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmgarrido/3028604199/
  43. 43 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmgarrido/3028604199/
  44. 44 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Nokia/84993
  45. 45 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Nokia/84993
  46. 46 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  47. 47 http://www.graphic-exchange.com/exellence/siscott.htm
  48. 48 http://firetongue8.deviantart.com/art/Inspire-wallpaper-95176146
  49. 49 http://firetongue8.deviantart.com/art/Inspire-wallpaper-95176146
  50. 50 http://lee25.deviantart.com/art/D-G-Vector-and-Drawing-41516669
  51. 51 http://lee25.deviantart.com/art/D-G-Vector-and-Drawing-41516669
  52. 52 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Decogrunge-Type-Treatment/52665
  53. 53 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Decogrunge-Type-Treatment/52665
  54. 54 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Futura/45576
  55. 55 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Futura/45576
  56. 56 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Illustrated-type/133204
  57. 57 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Illustrated-type/133204
  58. 58 http://www.flickr.com/photos/florian_schmucker/345971693/
  59. 59 http://www.flickr.com/photos/florian_schmucker/345971693/
  60. 60 http://www.flickr.com/photos/23381789@N07/2604065463/
  61. 61 http://www.flickr.com/photos/23381789@N07/2604065463/
  62. 62 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/MT-Ornamental-Type-Design/108376
  63. 63 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/MT-Ornamental-Type-Design/108376
  64. 64 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/128149
  65. 65 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/128149
  66. 66 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Word/107437
  67. 67 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Word/107437
  68. 68 http://lee25.deviantart.com/art/Funkrush-Final-35267348
  69. 69 http://lee25.deviantart.com/art/Funkrush-Final-35267348
  70. 70 http://degodson.deviantart.com/art/i-Love-Art-119101046
  71. 71 http://degodson.deviantart.com/art/i-Love-Art-119101046
  72. 72 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Plastic-Illusions/135588
  73. 73 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Plastic-Illusions/135588
  74. 74 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Leo-Burnett/85464
  75. 75 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Leo-Burnett/85464
  76. 76 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/83203
  77. 77 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/83203
  78. 78 http://www.artyulia.com/index.php/Illustration
  79. 79 http://www.artyulia.com/index.php/Illustration
  80. 80 http://www.artyulia.com/index.php/Illustration
  81. 81 http://www.sumeco.net/
  82. 82 http://www.sumeco.net/
  83. 83 http://www.thinkingwithshakespeare.org/index.php?id=21
  84. 84 http://www.thinkingwithshakespeare.org/index.php?id=21
  85. 85 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/83203
  86. 86 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/83203
  87. 87 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/83203
  88. 88 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Typography/83203
  89. 89 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Trust_/53481
  90. 90 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Trust_/53481
  91. 91 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Type-Art/146079
  92. 92 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Type-Art/146079
  93. 93 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/graphic-design-everywhere/109738
  94. 94 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/graphic-design-everywhere/109738
  95. 95 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/DiR/174882
  96. 96 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/DiR/174882
  97. 97 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Esquire/85462
  98. 98 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Esquire/85462
  99. 99 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/silk/93372
  100. 100 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/silk/93372
  101. 101 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/key-(i-love-you)/184046
  102. 102 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/key-(i-love-you)/184046
  103. 103 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Chanel-4--25th-Anniversary-Book/53853
  104. 104 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Chanel-4--25th-Anniversary-Book/53853
  105. 105 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Type-(update)/81540
  106. 106 http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Type-(update)/81540
  107. 107 http://psdlearning.com/2008/09/stylish-floral-typography/
  108. 108 http://psdlearning.com/2008/09/stylish-floral-typography/
  109. 109 http://www.psdvault.com/text-effects/create-an-ancient-typography-with-dry-soil-texture-and-floral-brushset-in-photoshop/
  110. 110 http://www.psdvault.com/text-effects/create-an-ancient-typography-with-dry-soil-texture-and-floral-brushset-in-photoshop/
  111. 111 http://psdtuts.com/text-effects-tutorials/create-a-spectacular-grass-text-effect-in-photoshop/
  112. 112 http://psdtuts.com/text-effects-tutorials/create-a-spectacular-grass-text-effect-in-photoshop/
  113. 113 http://abduzeedo.com/super-cool-frilly-bits-typography
  114. 114 http://abduzeedo.com/super-cool-frilly-bits-typography
  115. 115 http://www.gomediazine.com/tutorials/old-school-type-line-gradients/
  116. 116 http://www.gomediazine.com/tutorials/old-school-type-line-gradients/
  117. 117 http://psdtuts.com/tutorials/designing-tutorials/dynamic-recessed-watercolor-typography-in-photoshop/
  118. 118 http://psdtuts.com/tutorials/designing-tutorials/dynamic-recessed-watercolor-typography-in-photoshop/
  119. 119 http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects-tutorials/how-to-create-a-richly-ornate-typographic-illustration/
  120. 120 http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects-tutorials/how-to-create-a-richly-ornate-typographic-illustration/
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Aquil Akhter is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 8 years. He also runs the blog webdesigncore.com, which focuses on free web resources and inspiration for designers and developers.

  1. 1

    XHTML Candy

    May 23, 2009 11:23 am

    Great list of typography. just awesome.

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    Thanks a lot. Nice Collection.

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    great list, it’s good that you guys keep the standards up for selecting stuff others will spend time viewing, thanks

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    Floris Fiedeldij Dop

    May 23, 2009 12:12 pm

    Sigh, now I will spend another week in ps/cs4 forgetting about the world.

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  5. 5

    I think photos has gone slightly inside from right hand side? i am right? beautiful collection of typography

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    Ida Aalen / @idaAa

    May 23, 2009 12:48 pm

    This isn’t new, its from the 1750s!

    Hehe, joking aside, it really reminds me of “Rosemaling” (lit. ‘rose painting’):

    From the all-mighty Wikipedia:

    “a form of decorative flower painting that originated in the low-land areas of eastern Norway around 1750, when Baroque, Rengeny and Rococo, artistic styles of the upper class, were introduced into Norway’s rural culture.”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosemaling

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  7. 7

    beautiful work! thanks for sharing.

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  8. 8

    Some nice stuff here, although a few do look very similar to one another and some are just not readable. I particularly like the ones with a 3D shadow effect.

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  9. 9

    W O N D E R F U L L !

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  10. 10

    fan-tas-tic!

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  11. 11

    looks like Sy Scott inspired a trend! he did many of the pieces in there, didn’t he? I know Summer Exhibition is his too.

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    Chris Berry

    May 23, 2009 3:14 pm

    Some are beautiful to behold, but fail completely at communicating a message since they are totally illegible.

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  13. 13

    Beautiful typography! Fav is the “black out” towards the top. Great collection of typography.

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  14. 14

    I must be the only one who was bored at the half way point viewing these. They all look the same, and don’t really excite, unless you love looking at the same floral patterns over and over.

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  15. 15

    I love Yulia Brodskaya’s work!

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    Average Joe

    May 23, 2009 6:18 pm

    I think Tord Boontje started (reinvented) this technique before Sy Scott, then it was used in the demoscene and now everywhere. Amazing stuff, but most of them are really similar.

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  17. 17

    awesome!

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  18. 18

    Agree with nº14. This selection is coming 2 years too late.
    Time to move on folks.

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  19. 19

    Drop the floraluse guys, its a dead trend :)

    Wireless and nature are still nicely done.
    But floral,, nah

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  20. 20

    Simply amazing! Wow!

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