Beautiful Examples of Inset Typography in Web Design

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Inset typography, or letterpress typography, is a type treatment trend where text is made to look impressed into a surface. When used correctly and creatively, it leads to a captivating and engaging reading experience, able to bring attention to key textual content.

In this collection, you’ll see a great number of examples (23 of them to be exact) that utilize the inset typography/letterpress typography style in web design for a variety of situations.

If you’d like to learn how to make inset type, check out the tutorial on how to create inset typography in Photoshop.

1. Epic Event

Epic Event

2. Remix Creative

Remix Creative

3. Show & Tell

Show & Tell

4. Graphik


5. 365 Days of Astronomy

365 Days of Astronomy

6. Owltastic


7. Sarah Longnecker

Sarah Longnecker

8. Mike Matas Blog

Mike Matas Blog

9. For A Beautiful Web

For A Beautiful Web

10. MetaLab


11. Helmy Bern

Helmy Bern



13. Campaign Monitor

Campaign Monitor

14. Thuiven


15. Apple


16. Postbox


17. Digimurai


18. Common Good Radio

Common Good Radio

19. Marc Mendell

Marc Mendell

20. 280 Slides

280 Slides

21. Deaxon


22. Bohemian Coding

Bohemian Coding

23. Bravura Coaching & Image

Bravura Coaching & Image

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