What is the Mateo™ font?
Linotype Mateo is part of the Take Type Library, which features the winners of Linotype’s International Digital Type Design Contest from 1994 to 1997. Jürgen Ellenberger included three styles in his font, roman, bold and outline. The characters of Mateo consist exclusively of lines, giving the font an extremely angular look. However, Mateo retains a certain handwritten style somewhat reminiscent of the graffiti left on wooden grade school desks by previous classes. The bold and outline styles have emphasized stroke contrasts but keep the angular, consciously irregular look. The roman style is best for smaller texts and the bold and outlines styles for headlines.
Mateo™ Font families
The Mateo™ includes the following font families:
- Mateo Pro Roman
- Mateo Pro Bold
- Mateo Pro Outline Bold
- Mateo Roman
- Mateo Bold
- Mateo Bold Outline
Here is a preview of how Mateo™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
I know what you're thinking... Is Mateo™ Free to Download?
Well i'm sorry to tell you that it isn't free. Most fonts featured on FontsAnon.com is a premium font that you have to pay for. You will not find a free download of Mateo™ so do yourself a favor and don't waste your time searching the internet for one.
It's unlikely that a free download for Mateo™ will come your way. There are too many websites that claim to offer "Free Downloads" of premium fonts, but these are just scams to get you to click on a link which will either take you to a spammy landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Mateo™ remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!
If you really want Mateo™ and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, and support the designers and publishers, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. 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. :)