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Cabrito Didone: High contrast. Pure fun.

A graceful kid if ever you’ve seen one, Cabrito Didone joins the Cabrito family of fonts--a family designed to provide young infants with clear recognition of letter forms. The original letters were released as part of the children’s book about fonts, The Clothes Letters Wear.
Now, this latest addition brings a new Didone flavor to the table. But don’t judge the book by its cover. While Didones can be stodgy in the way they convey luxury, this stubborn goat of a Didone bucks the elite stereotypes with its high-contrast, carefree fun, taking a more calligraphic direction than most. Cabrito Didone joins structure and handwriting to create a flowing balance of both characteristics. These are seen in elements like its unique serifs, which give the sense of ink pooling slightly at the points, drawn with a sharp nib. It makes for a unique combination of functional and friendly with a slight hint of formal.
Cabrito Didone supports OpenType features and is packaged with upright obliques, alter…