Playfair Display Font is the serif transitional design that was developed in the European Enlightenment in the period of the late 18th century. Claus Eggers Sørensen created this typeface.
It was the time at which there is the revolution in printing technology, ink, and paper making, and the futura font was really at that time because of their letterforms and also for its contrast in delicate hairlines.
As concerned with the nature of this typeface this si display design in the transitional genre that is the reason that it shares some of the functionality of Georgia in the term of body text.
The design of this typeface become famous at that time because there was no competition for this unique design. This takes a lot of inspiration from the designs of John Baskerville’s baskerville font.
This font family comes with the sibling Playfair Display SC small caps family. The font that you can download from below contains files that are filled with all the common ligatures, large and small caps letters also.
View of Playfair Display Font
Before going ahead, let’s have a look at the styling of this typeface that how does it will look when you apply it to your graphic design.
Due to its clean and clean texture, you can use this typeface for the ambitious heading, cloth printing, official cards, precise emblems, and so on.
- Museum exhibitions
- Postcards and flyers
- Vehicle wraps
- Magazine and newspaper ads
- Theme design (WordPress, Shopify, etc.)
- Brochures (print and digital)
- Public transportation navigation
- Social media ads, banners, and graphics
|Name||Playfair Display Font|
|Designer||Claus Eggers Sørensen|
|File Format||OTF, TTF|
|License||Free for Personal Use
Playfair Display is a completely free font to be used inside your private projects but for commercial projects, it will require permission from the designer.
Playfair Display Font Free Download
Here you can download the font that comes in the zip format and after extracting you will get this in the TTF or OTF file format.
Similar Fonts to Playfair Display
- Playfair Display SC Itali
- Bulgarian Garamond Italic
- CMU Classical Serif Itali
- CMU Serif Italic
Font Family Includes
- Playfair Display Regular
- Playfair Display Italic
- Playfair Display Bold
- Playfair Display Bold Italic
- Playfair Display Black
- Playfair Display Black Italic
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What Type of Font Is Playfair Display?
Playfair Display Font is the serif transitional design that was developed in the European Enlightenment in the period of the late 18th century.
Can I Download and Use Playfair Display Font in My Pc and Mac?
Yes! It’s free to download and use the Playfair Display on your mac and pc.
Can I Use Playfair Display for My Logo?
Of course! you can use the Playfair Display for your logo as well as all other graphic designs projects.
What’s the Closest Font to Playfair Display?
The CMU Serif Italic font is very close to the Playfair Display font.
How to Install Playfair Display Next Font in Adobe, Ms. Word, Mac, or PC?
You can check out our Font Installation guide for windows or if you want you can also check the separate guide on the installation of Fonts on Mac. However, we also have a guide on installing Font in MS Word as well as in Adobe.