The Nike logo, also known as the “Swoosh”, was designed by a graphic student Carolyn Davidson in The font used for the “NIKE” lettering appearing above the swoosh is an italicized Impact, a sans serif typeface created by Geoffrey Lee in , which is a commercial font and you can purchase it here. What font does NIKE use? The closest font you can get for the NIKE logo is Spaced Out Bold Oblique font. About fonts: Designers: Lloyd Springer. Free alternative fonts for NIKE logo: The closest free font you can get is Overseer Font. download free fonts for NIKE logo. About free fonts: Fonts by . The best website for free high-quality Nike Logo fonts, with 74 free Nike Logo fonts for immediate download, and 12 professional Nike Logo fonts for the best price on the Web.