Capitolium 2

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What is the Capitolium 2 font?

Capitolium was designed in 1998 at the request of the Agenzia romana per la preparatione del Giubileo for the Jubilee of the Roman Catholic Church in 2000. This type design was the central part of the project for a wayfinding and information system to guide pilgrims and tourists through Rome. Capitolium also continues Rome’s almost uninterrupted two-thousand-year-old tradition of public lettering . It is a modern typeface for the twenty-first century and strongly related to the traditions of Rome. More…
Soon after the completion of this project Unger began contemplating the possibility of bringing the atmosphere of this design to newspapers. Though Capitolium works well in most modern production processes and also on screens, it is too fragile for newsprint. For newspapers sturdier shapes were required as well as more characters to a line of text, and Capitolium News has a bigger x-height than Capitolium. Capitolium News is a thoroughly modern newsface, with classic letterforms linked to a strong tradition.
Capitolium News for running text comes in the variations regular, italic, semibold, semibold italic, bold and bold italic.
As is possible with most of Unger’s type designs, Capitolium News can be condensed and expanded without any harm to the letterforms.
The update to this beautiful font family, Capitolium News, includes the addition of over 250 glyphs featuring full Latin A language support, new ligatures, 4 sets of numerals, arbitrary fractions and superiors/inferiors. Furthermore, kerning was added and fine tuned for better performance.

Capitolium 2 Font families

The Capitolium 2 includes the following font families:

  • Capitolium 2 Light
  • Capitolium 2 Regular
  • Capitolium 2 Italic
  • Capitolium 2 Bold
  • Capitolium 2 Bold Italic
  • Capitolium News 2
  • Capitolium News 2 Italic
  • Capitolium News 2 SemiBold
  • Capitolium News 2 SemiBold Italic
  • Capitolium News 2 Bold
  • Capitolium News 2 Bold Italic
  • Capitolium Head 2 Light
  • Capitolium Head 2 Light Italic
  • Capitolium Head 2
  • Capitolium Head 2 Italic
  • Capitolium Head 2 SemiBold
  • Capitolium Head 2 SemiBold Italic
  • Capitolium Head 2 Bold
  • Capitolium Head 2 Bold Italic

Capitolium 2 Preview

Here is a preview of how Capitolium 2 will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

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You're probably thinking - Is Capitolium 2 available to Download for free?

The short answer is no. Capitolium 2 is definitely not available as a free download font. This is a premium font which mean that you will have to pay to download and use it in your project. We showcase fonts on SharedFonts that are almost all premium fonts. Feel free to waste valuable hours of your time searching for a free download of Capitolium 2, but take it from me, you will not be successful in your quest. Just think how much time and effort you will save if you just pay for Capitolium 2 and be done with it.

It is always best to pay for a premium font rather than trying to find an illegal download. The benefits of paying for Capitolium 2 is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Capitolium 2 and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Capitolium 2. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Capitolium 2 for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Capitolium 2 Download" you will see a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Capitolium 2 remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Capitolium 2 and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)