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What is the Blado® font?

Blado is the italic companion to Monotype Poliphilus, revived in the 1920s by Stanley Morison based on a type cut by Ludovico degli Arrighi for Aldus Manutius, around 1526.

Blado® Font families

The Blado® includes the following font families:

  • Blado Pro Italic
  • Blado Std Italic

Blado® Preview

Here is a preview of how Blado® will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

Is Blado® A free font? Is Blado® Free to Download?

No,Blado® is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid. Almost every font that we list on is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download. There is no point trying to find a free download of Blado® so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Blado® for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Blado® remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Blado® and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)