Zapfino is a very popular script font. It is a Script Calligraphic typeface font designed by Hermann Zapf in 1998.
In 2003, Hermann Zapf reworked the Zapfino font to create the Zapfino Extra along with font designer Akira Kobayashi.
You can download the Zapfino font on this site.
The basic Zapfino font family, consists of four alphabets with many additional stylistic alternatives that can be easily merged together to emulate the variations in handwritten text.
Zapfino is an ideal font to use when producing media that requires a traditional feel. Uses extensively on packaging and wedding invitations.
Zapfino Character Map
Is Free to Download?
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