Who said a postcard only has to have beautiful pictures? Text is a powerful visual instrument in communication and can be used creatively to get a message across.
Text-only postcards may not be as popular as other postcards, but they do have their loyal following – a following they deserve because some of them can be absolutely eye-catching.
Do you need proof? Feel free to browse through the following list of text-only postcards. In it you will find a selection of postcards for many occasions that you can use for reference and inspiration.
1. Clever use of typography and color.
2. The beauty of the antique flair.
3. It’s all about simplicity and font choice.
4. A vintage text postcard.
5. Minimal postcard with interesting text arrangement.
6. Another postcard playing with color and arrangement.
7. Comic fonts in combination with a blueprint effect.
8. Rotated text and simple palette of great impact.
9. Who doesn’t love Bauhaus?
10. Plays well with contrasts.
11. Artsy postcard focusing on quotes and handwriting.
12. This postcard is visually challenging and requires an attentive reader.
13. Grungy watercolor look and classy typeface.
14. Playful combo of handwriting and colors.
15. Highly graphic background to complement the text.
All you need is text.
Text-based postcards are not uncommon, but most people associate postcards with breathtaking landscapes or striking illustrations. Creating interest with images is definitely easier and it triggers immediate reaction, but arranging text carefully and choosing the right words is a talent in its own right.