Prelo Slab

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Credits

Designer(s)
Dino dos Santos
Foundry(ies)
DSType
Release Year
May 1 2008
Country of Origin
Portugal
Classification
Serif, Slab Serif
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
TypeTrust, MyFonts, Veer
Tags
editorial, magazine, magazines, newspaper, newspapers, serif, slab, slab serif

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Prelo Slab is the serif companion to Prelo, a neutral, highly readable typeface, for identity, editorial and information design.

With nine weights and nine italics, from Hairline to Black, Prelo Slab is a workhorse typeface, full of OpenType features such as Small Caps, Tabular Figures, Central Europe characters and Historical Figures, among others. More…

Like other DSType fonts, most of the diacritics were designed to fit the gap between the x-height and the caps height, avoiding some common problems with the accented characters. The curves are soft and smooth, while the serifs are sharp and strong, providing legibility, even in very poor conditions.

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