Zapfino

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Credits

Designer(s)
Hermann Zapf
Foundry(ies)
Linotype
Release Year
1998
Country of Origin
Germany
Classification
Calligraphic
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
Monotype
Tags
script

Background

Zapfino is a calligraphic typeface designed for Linotype by designer Hermann Zapf in 1998. It is based on an alphabet Zapf originally penned in 1944. It makes extensive use of ligatures and character variations (for example, the lower case letter d has nine variations).

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