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By its very nature, handwriting and paper are 2 things we just don’t associate with the internet. Our desks might be full of little scraps of paper with notes scrawled across them, but computers have a way of feeling much more organized.

That is part of what makes it so refreshing to see handwritten type and paper effects replicated online. The very best of these designs are still well organized, but they bring a little of that un-restricted, freeform nature of pen and paper to our screens.

In this post we’ve pulled together 31 of our favorites using these effects.

Designs With Handwriting

wearenotfreelancers
 We Are Not Freelancers

handwriting-extra2
A Simple Measure 

mrdiggles
Mr. Diggles

pointlessramblings
Pointless Ramblings

barkhuff
Barkhuff

mattbrett
Matt Brett

gettingcrazy
Getting Crazy

webdesignerwall_1
Web Designer Wall

timeforcake
Time For Cake

tehcpeng
tehCpeng

deborahcavenaugh
Deborah Cavenaugh

handwriting-extra1
Red Nose Day 

Designs With a Paper Effect

ispoil
iSpoil

cheb
Cheb

amuki
Amuki

heyjosh
Hey Josh

matt
 Matt

homedesignfind
Home Design Find

viget
Viget

ideate
Ideate

spoongraphics
Spoon Graphics

jeremythomas
Jeremy Thomas

yustian
Yustian Blog

 
digitaldeceptions
Digital Deceptions

jayhafling
Jay Hafling

garynock
Gary Nock

gottagettofowa
Gotta Get To FOWA

istokpavlovic
istokpavlovic

isabel-abedi
Isabel Abedi

tatteredfly
Tattered Fly

bluemoonduelingpianobar
 Blue Moon Dueling

As a bonus, if you’d like to try something similar on your own site, We Are Not Freelancers have put together a great video on hand drawing for the internet, for people who “can’t draw.”

What do you think of the torn paper and handwriting styles in web design? Let us know if you know of any other great sites that should be in this list!

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