Ratio Modern™

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What is the Ratio Modern™ font?

Designed in 1923 by Friedrich Kleukens for the Stempel foundry, Ratio was one of the first metal faces to bring the Didone genre to the forefront of industrial mass publishing as a headline and magazine face. Though essentially modern in construct, Ratio incorporates some old-style and transitional traits, managing to summarize the European evolution of this particular aesthetic. This is evident in its shaped serifs, soft roundings, an elegantly subdued italic, the variation of its shapes between weights, and the obvious fat face influence in the ExtraBold. Thus Ratio finds the balance between modern elegance and fine typographic tradition. More…
This exclusive digitization expands on the original metal set by including small capitals and many alternates in all the styles. It also boasts a larger than usual linguistic support.

Ratio Modern™ Font families

The Ratio Modern™ includes the following font families:

  • Ratio Modern
  • Ratio Modern Italic
  • Ratio Modern Medium
  • Ratio Modern Small Caps
  • Ratio Modern ExtraBold

Ratio Modern™ Preview

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Is Ratio Modern™ A free font? Is Ratio Modern™ Free to Download?

No,Ratio Modern™ 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 Ratio Modern™ so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Ratio Modern™ 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 Ratio Modern™ remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Ratio Modern™ 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. :)