What is the Waltari font?
Designed by Heinz Konig, Waltari was released by the Rudhard’schen Giesserei of Offenbach A.M., Germany in 1900, and reflects all the flamboyant exuberance of that period. Waltari is a Jugendstil rotunda, combining its blackletter roots with a strong Roman influence in an effort to achieve a broader appeal than the traditional forms. As a rotunda, Waltari is easily read by readers who are not comfortable with the schwabachers and frakturs in common use in German printing. Waltari, with its decorative flourishes, has the amazing ability to be both traditional and youthful at the same time. Especially useful for for scrapbooks and invitations.
The Waltari ML package includes: More…
1. Glyphs for ANSI 1250 Central European, 1252 Western Europe, 1254 Turkish and 1257 Baltic code pages. Total 319 glyphs.
2. Total of 472 kerning pairs.
3. OpenType GSUB features: Salt, dlig, hist and ornm.
4. Proportional Numbers
5. Alternate w and z.
6. Original design decorative ornaments
The zip package includes two versions of the font at no extra charge. There is an OTF version which is in Open PS (Post Script Type 1) format and a TTF version which is in Open TT (True Type)format. Use whichever works best for your applications.
Waltari Font families
The Waltari includes the following font families:
Here is a preview of how Waltari will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
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