Playfair Display

by Claus Eggers Sørensen

Regular Italic 400

Bold Italic 700

Black Italic 900

Description

Playfair Display is a transitional serif well-suited to headlines and titles. It has a very large x-height, short descenders, and extra short capitals. It offers a wide variety of typographic flavor with three weights, a beautiful italic and small caps, and a number of OpenType features.

Designed by

Claus Eggers Sørensen

Category

Display

No. of styles

6

Aa
Bb
Cc
Dd
Ee
Ff
Gg
Hh
Ii
Jj
Kk
Ll
Mm
Nn
Oo
Pp
Qq
Rr
Ss
Tt
Uu
Vv
Ww
Xx
Yy
Zz
Åå
Ææ
Çç
Éé
Øø
Ññ
Üü
Žž
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‘¿?’
“!”
- – —
(&)
[*]
{@}
€£¥$¢
:;,.
<>+÷×=

Words

Questography

Havana Plywood

qualification

Château d’Yquem

hamburgevontpids

Högertrafikomläggningen

difficult waffles

Headlines

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him

400

Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes

700

Why shouldn’t a quixotic Kazakh vampire jog barefoot?

900

Italic Headlines

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him

400

Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes

700

Why shouldn’t a quixotic Kazakh vampire jog barefoot?

900

Smallcap headlines

font-feature-settings: 'smcp';

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him

400

Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes

700

Why shouldn’t a quixotic Kazakh vampire jog barefoot?

900

Italic smallcap headlines

font-feature-settings: 'smcp';

Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him

400

Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes

700

Why shouldn’t a quixotic Kazakh vampire jog barefoot?

900

Standard Ligatures

font-feature-settings: 'liga', 'clig';

fb fb
fb fb
ff ff
ff ff
ffi ffi
ffi ffi
ffj ffj
ffj ffj
fh fh
fh fh
fi fi
fi fi
fj fj
fj fj
fk fk
fk fk
fl fl
fl fl
ffl ffl
ffl ffl

Discretionary Ligatures

font-feature-settings: 'dlig';

ct ct
ct ct
st st
st st
Th Th
Th Th

Figures

1234567890

Proportional Oldstyle (default): 'pnum', 'onum'

1234567890

Proportional Lining: 'pnum', 'lnum'

1/2 3/4 5/6 7/8 90/123

Fractions: 'frac';

A1234567890

Subscripts: 'subs'

A1234567890

Superscripts: 'sups'

Ordinals

font-feature-settings: 'ordn';

3a 3a
4o 4o
No. No.

Special Characters Explore all characters

&uarr;

&nearr;

&rarr;

&searr;

&darr;

&swarr;

&larr;

&nwarr;

&harr;

&para;

§

&sect;

&dagger;

&Dagger;