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Cortado

Inspired by illustrator Cecilia Carlstedt’s hand-painted script, Cortado translates the spontaneous energy of pointed brushwork into digital type. With a strikingly fresh aesthetic, Cortado has breezy confidence and mid-century cool.

To mimic hand lettering, nimble OpenType programming automatically alternates cursive connections with breaks between characters. Ligatures step in to prevent awkward collisions, and words end in natural brushstrokes. Repeated letters have subtle shape variations, for an authentic, self-assured feel.

You can fine-tune every feature yourself, but why not let Cortado do the heavy lifting? Kick back with a café cortado (the Spanish name for espresso cut with milk). Cortado’s got this—with fully-caffeinated swagger.
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Type Designers

XYZ Type

XYZ Type is the independent type foundry jointly owned and operated by Ben Kiel (St. Louis, Missouri) and Jesse Ragan (Brooklyn, New York). The two typeface designers strive to make fonts that are unexpected but practical, drawing upon their experience working with branding, advertising, and publication designers.

Licensing Information
The full Adobe Fonts library is cleared for both personal and commercial use.

As with everything from Adobe Fonts, you can use these fonts for:

Design Projects

Create images or vector artwork, including logos

Website Publishing

Create a Web Project to add any font from our service to your website

PDFs

Embed fonts in PDFs for viewing and printing

Video and Broadcast

Use fonts to create in-house or commercial video content

And more…

Visit the Adobe Fonts Licensing FAQ for full details

Visit XYZ Type to purchase additional licensing and services, including:
Mobile Apps: Embed fonts in your app UI
Self Hosting: Host web font files on your own server
Custom Services: Request modifications or bespoke fonts directly from the foundry
Volume licensing: Use the fonts across your whole organization

How to Use

You may encounter slight variations in the name of this font, depending on where you use it. Here’s what to look for.

Desktop

In application font menus, this font will display:

{{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.preferred_family_name}} {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.preferred_subfamily_name}}

Web

To use this font on your website, use the following CSS:

font-family: {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.family.css_font_stack.replace('"', '').replace('",', ', ')}};
font-style: italicnormal;
font-weight: {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.font.web.weight}};

Glyph Support & Stylistic Filters

Fonts in the Adobe Fonts library include support for many different languages, OpenType features, and typographic styles.