Eduardo Danilo’s dramatic redesign of El Universal, a leading Mexico City daily, introduced Cyrus Highsmith’s Zócalo. The original text, and display series was tuned for distinct character frequency and repetition when set in Spanish. Nicholas Kis’s oldstyle and Chauncey Griffith’s classic newsface Ionic No. 5 inspired the sturdy text while the “energetic character of Mexico City” influenced the display; FB 2002-08
Zocalo Text was part of our Readability Series which offered text grades. If you require a specific grade or all grades, they are available for license at retail pricing. Please call 617-423-8770 or email us with your inquiry.
Zócalo Text is provided as premium OpenType fonts with professional OT layout features, including both lining & oldstyle figures and small caps, plus extended language support.
Fonts are also available in legacy Postscript format with limited character sets.
Among other uses, Zócalo Text is recommended for Newspaper, Magazine and Custom use.
Related Fonts· Zócalo Banner
· Zócalo Display
Similar Fonts· Benton Modern
Compatible Fonts· Amplitude
· Benton Sans
· ITC Franklin
Related People· Cyrus Highsmith
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