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Cabrito™

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About this font family

After my son was born, I found myself reading him a lot of books. A LOT of books.

Some were good, some were great, but I found myself wanting to develop something using my skills and interests to make something that only I could make. In short, I realized my son needed to be indoctrinated--I mean, introduced into the wonderfully wild world of fonts. More…

So, I set about to make a board book to teach about typography, called “The Clothes Letters Wear.” You can learn more about the book here. I've made the captivating illustrations bright and colorful, and the use of different letter forms makes for a fascinating read to delight ages young and young at heart.

And, as an added bonus, this children’s book has a custom designed font. I'am always looking for an excuse to design a new font, and this book created the perfect alibi.

Drum roll, please.

I now give you . . . Cabrito (“little goat” en Espanol). This new serif typeface incorporates the latest research on typographic legibility for children, features to make it--well, extra legible. A little background: studies show that Bookman Old Style is one of the most readable typefaces, and as a consequence or perhaps the reason why, it is used thoroughly for childrenís books. This font became my initial inspiration for the typeface. Then, I found more legibility research saying that (brace yourselves) Comic Sans is also very legible for beginning readers, much due to the large x-height and softer, easily recognizable forms. In addition, forms that are closer to handwriting also seem to be more legible. Once I threw all that into my cauldron and stewed it a bit, the result was a pleasantly rounded typeface that includes not-so-strictly geometric, handwriting-inspired forms for the b, d, p, and q. Es guapo!

Cabrito’s slender weights are simple and fun, with extras that turn any “bah humbug” into a smile. Add lighter touches to your project with the typeface’s included sparkles or rainbows (not included). Splash a little more color on the page with the firmer look of the thicker weights. Cabrito’s upright variations across all weights are matched by optically altered italics, too, giving you even more variety with the font family.

This modern typeface’s bundle of alternates can be accessed in any OpenType-enabled software. The fashionable options involve a significant team of alternates, swashes, and meticulously refined aspects with ball terminals and alternate titling caps to decorate the font. Also bundled are swash alternates, old style figures, and small caps. Peruse the PDF brochure to check out these options in motion. OpenType-enabled applications like the Adobe suite or Quark allows comprehensive control of ligatures and alternates. This font family also provides the glyphs to aid a variety of languages.

Cabrito is a welcoming, everyday font family by Jeremy Dooley. Use it to convey warmth and friendliness on anything from candy and food packages to childrenís toys, company IDs or run-of-the-mill promotional material. Cabrito’s unique appearance and high legibility make it equally at home in print as it is on a screen.

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Glyph coverage

available in all of the styles in this family:
Any OpenType Features Basic Latin/English letters West European diacritics Euro Ligatures Small Caps Central Europe Baltic Turkish Romanian OpenType Alternates OpenType Swash



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Cabrito Thin

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Cabrito Thin Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Light

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Cabrito Light Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Book

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$24.00

Cabrito Book Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Regular

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Cabrito Italic

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Cabrito Medium

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$24.00

Cabrito Medium Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Demi

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$24.00

Cabrito Demi Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Bold

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Cabrito Bold Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito ExtraBold

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$24.00

Cabrito ExtraBoId Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Thin

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Thin Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Light

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Cabrito Con Light Italic

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Cabrito Con Book

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Book Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Regular

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Italic

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Cabrito Con Medium

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Medium Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Demi

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Cabrito Con Demi Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Con Bold

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Cabrito Con Bold Italic

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Cabrito Con ExtraBold

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Cabrito Con ExtraBold italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Thin

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Cabrito Ext Thin Italic

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Cabrito Ext Light

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Light Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Book

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Book Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Regular

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Medium

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Medium Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Demi

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Demi Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Bold

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext Bold Italic

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$24.00

Cabrito Ext ExtraBold

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Cabrito Ext ExtraBold Italic

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$24.00

Available formats

available in all of the styles:
OpenType OTF  


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