Primary Typeface


​Palatino complements the Trajan in KU's signature. Palatino can be used as body text in business correspondence. It is also suggested for body text in publications such as brochures, catalogs, and newsletters. Palatino Italic is suggested for use in body text captions.

Please note that we recommend Palatino 1 and Palatino 2 in PostScript Type 1 format for Windows and Mac. These fonts are not the Open Type or TrueType fonts that are bundled with Mac OSX, MS Office 2004, Adobe CSI, etc. To purchase Palatino 1 and 2 in PostScript Type 1, visit Adobe's website.

Palatino 1 and 2 font families consist of 10 font weights and styles: Roman, Italic, Light, Light Italic, Medium, Medium Italic, Bold, Bold Italic, Black, and Black Italic. The recommended styles are Roman, Italic, Bold, and Bold Italic.


Palatino Roman



Palatino Italic



Palatino Bold



Palatino Bold Italic