Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813) was called the King of Printers and the Bodoni font owes its creation in 1767 to his masterful cutting techniques. Predecessors in a similar style were the typefaces of Pierre Simon Fournier (1712–1768) and the Didot family (1689–1836).
The Bodoni font distinguishes itself through the strength of its characters and embodies the rational thinking of the Enlightenment. The new typefaces displaced the Old Face and Transitional styles and was the most popular typeface until the mid-19th century. Bodoni’s influence on typography was dominant until the end of the 19th century and, even today, inspires new creations. More…
The Bodoni Classico of Franco Luin displays less stroke contrast than the original and is therefore also appropriate for smaller point sizes.
Bodoni Classico™ Font families
The Bodoni Classico™ includes the following font families:
Bodoni Classico Regular
Bodoni Classico Small Caps
Bodoni Classico Italic
Bodoni Classico Bold
Bodoni Classico Bold Italic
Bodoni Classico™ Preview
Here is a preview of how Bodoni Classico™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
Is Bodoni Classico™ A free font? Is Bodoni Classico™ Free to Download?
No,Bodoni Classico™ is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid.
Almost every font that we list on HighFonts.com 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 Bodoni Classico™ so please don't waste your time looking.
It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Bodoni Classico™ 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 Bodoni Classico™ remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!
If you really want Bodoni Classico™ and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. 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. :)