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What is the Marconi® font?

Marconi was created by Hermann Zapf in 1973. According to Gerard Unger, it was the world’s first digital typeface. Zapf’s design was developed as a text face for books and magazines. The round forms of the Marconi follow the principle of the superellipse. The lowercase letters are enlarged as the result of reading tests, while the capital letters are slightly reduced. The 8-point size — normally used for newspapers — looks more like 9 1/2 points.
Marconi is a legible typeface with its large and open lowercase letters. It is ideal for long text blocks in newspaper, book, and magazine production.

Marconi® Font families

The Marconi® includes the following font families:

  • Marconi Pro Book
  • Marconi Pro Book Italic
  • Marconi Pro Semi Bold
  • Marconi Pro Semi Bold Italic
  • Marconi Std Book
  • Marconi Std Book Italic
  • Marconi Std Semi Bold
  • Marconi Std Semi Bold Italic
  • Marconi Book Small Caps

Marconi® Preview

Here is a preview of how Marconi® will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

Is Marconi® Free to Download?

No, every font we feature is a premium, paid-for font. Please don't waste your time looking for a free download of Marconi®.

It is very unlikely you'll be able to find it for free, you risk getting viruses on your computer, and even if you do find it please remember that it's illegal to use it if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Marconi® then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts to get it with the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work. :)