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Incredible Black and White Typography

I love the use of different colors in design. Designs that use vibrant colors really attract my attention. I’ve definitely done my part in showcasing colorful designs. Today, we will be focusing on black and white. In the world of design, black and white definitely have their place. Using black and white can definitely add a touch of class as well as a classical element to a design. Just take for instance, black and white movies. Because of the lack of color, these movies automatically generate a classic feel.

I love the use of different colors in design. Designs that use vibrant colors really attract my attention. I’ve definitely done my part in showcasing colorful designs.

Today, we will be focusing on black and white. In the world of design, black and white definitely have their place. Using black and white can definitely add a touch of class as well as a classical element to a design. Just take for instance, black and white movies. Because of the lack of color, these movies automatically generate a classic feel.

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White

When using white in design, it signifies purity, innocence, minimalism, as well as a very clean feeling. White definitely goes well with any other color.

Black

On the other hand, black just always stands out. The reverse “print”, as some would call it, is very popular in newspaper ads because they attract the most attention. Black is bold, elegant, mysterious, sophisticated, but it can also convey a conservative feeling as well.

“If everything isn’t black and white, I say, why not?” - John Wayne

Let’s take a look at 50 incredible examples of black and white typography.

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

Stop

Fur

Wireframe

Sick

Aeroplane

State to State

Milk

City

Tangerine

Ink

Papercut

Fine Lines

Love

Tough

Future Deco

Black

Buy Gun

Bring

Solid

Stone

Vital

Hi

Sneak

Mari

Salam

Kulprate

Lukano

Izizi

Lightning

Love

Question

Day

M

Sensible

Snag

New York

Superfine

Love

Culture

SVSW

Wash

Friend

Blackwood

Todo

Okay

Things

Look

Utwory

Hobo

Purpose

In the words of Stefan Kanfer,
“There’s something strange and powerful about black-and-white imagery.”

So what are your thoughts about these typography pieces? Which ones are your favorite and why? Please make sure that you join in on the discussion and leave your thoughts below.

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