Piacere

Piacere is a spacious, full of air typeface with broad letters and wide serifs designed for books and magazines. Design of serifs inspired by the sound waves of pleasant classical music. In musical terms, Piacere means pleasure, so type with pleasure, or “Digita con piacere”!

Tech Details

Specimen: Piacere.pdf

Styles: Light, Regular, Italic, Bold

Italic style has an extreme angle of 21.8 degrees

Scripts: Latin, Greek, Cyrillic

Languages: 190

Glyphs: 1682

Kerning: 1164 class pairs

Hinting: Manual PostScript

Format: OTF – OpenType with PostScript outlines

Version: 1.003

Published: 2021

Features

Localized Forms: 47 character substitutions for Azeri, Bulgarian, Catalan, Dutch, German, Kazakh, Moldavian, Polish, Romanian, Tatar, Turkish.

Glyph Composition/Decomposition (Diacritics): Full Latin and based Vietnamese set of diacritics (561 characters). Precomposed.

Small Caps: Lowercase letters are replaced with Small Capitals. Note that Small Capitals are the same height as the lowercase letters (x-height) so they also can be called Petite Caps.

Capitals to Small Caps: Uppercase letters, figures, and some punctuation are replaced with Small Capitals. Figures are proportional. The smcp and c2sc features are included in all styles.

Lining Figures: 0123456789. Figures are the same height as uppercase letters (cap height). Proportional, used by default.

Oldstyle Figures: 0123456789 #%‰. Designed to match with lowercase letters. Figures are differ from both Lining and Small Caps Figures. Proportional.

Ordinals: adehnorst.

Superscript, Subscript, Numerator, Denominator: 0123456789.

Fractions: ¼½¾⅐⅑⅒⅓⅔⅕⅖⅗⅘⅙⅚⅛⅜⅝⅞⅟ (precomposed). Any other fractions (even those typed through a slash) will also be displayed correctly, with the automatic replacement to Numerator + fraction + Denominator.

Slashed Zero: All 0 figures, including Lining, Oldstyle, Small Caps, Superscript, Subscript, Numerator, Denominator, and Fractions.

Stylistic Set “Lowercase centered at”: @ character is vertically aligned with lowercase letters.

Contextual Alternates: ΆΈΉΊΌΎΏ. Greek uppercase (All Caps, Small Caps) accented characters lose their tonos accent and retain only dieresis. Turned on by default. If you need tonos accents in All Caps and Small Caps then turn off Contextual Alternates (calt) feature.

Standard Ligatures: fi fl fb fh fj fk qj qp. Turned on by default.

Discretionary Ligatures: at bh bk bt ch ck cp ct eh ek et oh ok ot rt sh sk sp st. The feature adds old typographic ligatures. Turned off by default.

Languages

Afar, Afrikaans (Latin), Aghem, Akan, Albanian, Asturian, Asu, Azerbaijani (Latin, Cyrillic), Bafia, Basaa, Basque, Belarusian, Bemba, Bena, Bislama, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Buryat, Catalan, Chamorro, Chechen, Chewa (Latin), Chiga, Colognian, Cornish, Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dinka, Duala, Dutch, Dungan, Embu, English, Erzya, Esperanto, Estonian, Ewe, Ewondo, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, French, Friulian, Frisian, Fula, Galician, Ganda, German, Greek, Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), Guarani, Gusii (Latin), Hausa (Latin), Hawaiian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo (Latin), Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Jola, Kabuverdianu, Kabyle (Latin), Kako, Kalenjin, Kalmyk (Cyrillic), Kamba, Karachay (Cyrillic), Karelian, Kashubian, Kazakh, Kikuyu, Kinyarwanda (Ruanda), Khalkha (Cyrillic), Kirundi (Rundi), Koyra Chiini, Koyraboro Senni, Kumyk, Kurdish, Kwasio, Kyrgyz (Cyrillic), Ladin, Lakota, Langi, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Low German, Luba-Katanga, Luo, Luxembourgish, Luyia, Maasai, Macedonian, Machame, Makhuwa-Meetto, Makonde, Malagasy (Latin), Malay (Latin), Maltese, Manx, Maori, Marshallese, Mauritian Creole (Morisyen), Meru, Meta' (Latin), Moksha, Moldovan, Mongolian (Cyrillic), Montenegrin (Cyrillic), Mundang, Nama, Ngiemboon, Ngomba, North Ndebele, Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk), Nuer, Nyankole, Occitan, Oromo, Ossetian (Cyrillic), Papiamentu, Polish, Portuguese, Prussian, Quechua, Romani, Romanian, Romansh, Rombo, Russian, Rusyn, Rwa, Sakha, Samburu, Sami (Inari, Northern), Samoan, Sango, Sangu, Sardinian, Scottish Gaelic, Sena, Serbian, Shambala, Shona, Slovak, Slovene, Soga, Somali, Sorbian, Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Swiss German, Tachelhit (Latin), Tagalog, Taita, Tajik (Cyrillic), Tasawaq, Tatar (Cyrillic, Latin), Teso, Tongan, Tsonga, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen (Latin, Cyrillic), Tuvan, Ukrainian, Ulithian, Uyghur (Cyrillic), Uzbek (Latin, Cyrillic), Vai, Venda, Vietnamese, Volapük, Vunjo, Walloon, Walser, Welsh, Wolof (Latin), Xhosa, Yangben, Yapese, Yoruba (Latin), Zarma, Zulu.

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