Cardo is a classic yet sophisticated serif typeface that was designed with a clear purpose in mind: to create a font that is highly suitable for academic and professional contexts, particularly those involving the humanities. Developed by David J. Perry, Cardo is known for its versatility and elegance, making it an excellent choice for a wide range of applications, from academic papers to book publishing.
One of the standout features of Cardo is its extensive character set. It includes not only a comprehensive range of Latin characters but also offers a significant selection of Greek and Hebrew characters, making it especially valuable for scholars working in fields such as classical studies, theology, and Jewish studies. This inclusivity of glyphs allows for accurate representation of ancient texts, contributing to Cardo's reputation as a go-to font for academic work.
Cardo's design is reminiscent of the Old Style fonts that emerged during the Renaissance, characterized by their moderate contrast between thick and thin strokes, which gives texts set in Cardo a warm, humanistic quality. Its well-proportioned letters and clear, readable forms provide excellent legibility, even at small sizes, which is essential for densely packed academic texts.
Furthermore, Cardo is optimized for on-screen reading. With the rise of digital document exchange and online publication, this feature ensures that materials prepared with Cardo are accessible and easily readable across various digital platforms, from desktop computers to mobile devices. This digital optimization, combined with its scholarly-oriented character set and classic aesthetic, makes Cardo a timelessly relevant choice for those in academia and beyond, who appreciate both functional and aesthetic qualities in type design.
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Cardo


Personal use only
2739 glyphs, 216 kerning pairs
Copyright (c) David J. Perry, 2003. All rights reserved.. DavidJ.Perry: Cardo: 2004. Cardo. Version 0.098 2004. Cardo is a trademark of David J. Perry.. David J. Perry. A font for scholarly use in classical and medieval languages. Contains characters for many languages as well as those required for quality typography.. http://scholarsfonts.net. This font is free for personal, non-commercial, or non-profit use. It may also be used to prepare camera-ready copy for papers that will appear in academic journals, even if the author of the paper receives remuneration for article. Any other commercial use requires the purchase of an appropriate license. Individuals may give copies to others, as long as all files from the original zip archive are kept together and none is altered. This software may not be posted on any web page, included in any compilation, or sold in any form without the express permission of David J. Perry. Under no circumstances will David J. Perry be liable for any problems that you encounter in using the font or for any loss or damage that results from its use. Downloading and installing the font indicates your acceptance of these terms. Use the font at your own risk.. Regular
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