Wednesday Inspiration: ‘Under Construction’ Fonts

There comes a time in the life of a website, when the ‘under construction’ sign takes center stage. That’s when dirty fonts get special attention. But they are not exclusively the only fonts used in such situations. As always, designers like to play with colors and graphics, but there’s no hiding from the ubiquitous yellow, or fonts that create a connection with the normal style of the website they replace for a while. Distorted, casual, geometric, funny or downright boring, the ‘under construction’ fonts tell many stories, although they aim to convey one simple message. Let’s take a look:

Hard Working

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Dirty Fonts

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The Countdown

9

Funny Gang

12

Polite

8

Blue

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Road sign

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Builders

13

Funky

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Cartoons

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The Penguin

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The Patch

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The Snail

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Old Sign

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Dirty Fonts 2

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