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Created by Adobe type designer Carol Twombly, Chaparral combines the legibility of slab serif designs popularized in the 19th century with the grace of 16th-century roman book lettering. The result is a versatile, hybrid slab-serif design, a unique addition to the Adobe Originals family of typefaces. Unlike geometric slab serif designs, Chaparral has varying letter proportions that give it an accessible and friendly appearance in all weights from light to bold. Like the drought-resistant brush that blooms on the arid coastal range near Twomblys California home, Chaparrals highly functional design is surprisingly beautiful.
This face is designed for a text size of 72.0 points and can be used from 25.9 to 99.9 point size. Other faces in the same family are designed for larger and smaller point sizes. Please see Adobe Type Optical Sizes for a discussion of the use of fonts designed for different optical sizes.
Chaparral is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Postscript File Name:
MAC Menu Name:
Chaparral Pro Light Display
Windows/PC Menu Name:
Chaparral Pro Light Disp