Bembo Font Free Download

About the font

The Bembo font is an old-style humanist serif typeface. It was originally cut by Francesco Griffo in 1495.  The famous British graphic designer and typographer Stanley Morison found it and revived it in 1929. The original typeface by morison had contained only four weights and no italics.

However, the design of this font is named after a poet of the 16th century, Pietro Bembo. The typeface was originally used in Pietro Bembo’s book “De Aetna.” it is a book about Bembo’s visit to Mount Etna

Morison’s Bembo design was released in 1929 for typesetting. Its redesign reflects the typesetting requirements of the time and adapts the typeface to machine compositions. The bembo font has two styles and weights: regular and italic.

The digitized data copyright is reserved to The Monotype Corporation 1991-1995. Monotype corporation is the vendor of the font as well. The Bembo font has 230 glyphs, and 1000 units per EM. also, it has horizontal but no kerning; and the font has no fixed width but it is scalable. 


The Bembo font is a versatile font that can be used in many different ways. You can use this font in bands logo, children book illustration, custom illustration, flayers, banners, and book covers. This font is easy to use and can be adapted to any project.

Also you can use this font is Branding projects, Branding projects, T-shirt designs, Brochures, Homeware designs, App designs, Website and Blog templates, Gaming purposes, Social Media Posts, Advertisements, Magazines, and Online/Offline Newpapers as well.

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Bembo font

Font information

NameBembo Font
DesignerFrancesco Griffo, Monotype Studio
File formatOTF, TTF
StyleHumanist serif 
LicenseFree for personal use

Font pairing

  • Queens+Untitled Sans
  • Queens+Neue Montreal
  • Queens+Good Sans

Similar fonts

  • Domaine Display
  • Monarch Nova

Supported Languages

The font support multiple languages. Its support Afrikaans, Basque, Breton, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Gaelic (Irish, Scots), German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Saami (Southern), Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, etc.

License Info

When it comes to any personal usage, this typeface is completely free to use. In the case of commercial projects, you will be required to purchase the font’s license directly from the creator of the typeface.


For your personal you can download the font below.


What type of font is this?

Ans: The Bembo font is an old-style humanist serif typeface.

Who designed the font?

Ans: Francesco Griffo, Monotype Studio has designed this font.

What is the most similar font to this one?

Ans: Domaine Display is the most similar font to this one.

Who is Bembo?

Ans: A poet of the 16th century, named: Pietro Bembo.