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Choosing the right font can be one of the hardest parts of your job as a digital designer—there are literally thousands to choose from. One of the largest and most respected collections of high-quality fonts is the Adobe Type Library, now available entirely in the cross-platform OpenType® format, which promises to make font incompatibilities a thing of the past. Any designer who has struggled to find just the right typeface for a project will find this comprehensive reference an indispensable guide to Adobe’s vast selection of over 2,200 typefaces.

Organized both alphabetically and by style, the newly revised and updated
Adobe Type Library Reference Book, Third Edition provides:

  • Specimen pages displaying every font in Adobe’s enormous collection, including 60 new typefaces

  • Typefaces from internationally renowned foundries and award-winning type designers

  • Design inspiration and expert advice on type selection

  • An expanded section on the OpenType format to help you make the most of its expanded character set and layout capabilities

  • Explanations and illustrations of the distinguishing characteristics of different type styles—from a graceful Garalde Oldstyle to Adobe’s new Opticals—as well as ornaments and symbols

  •  A chart showing the Adobe Western 2 character set, including the right keyboard combinations to access different characters

  • Listings for 31 Japanese fonts from Adobe

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Quick Reference Référence Rapide Schnellübersicht
    1. Notes
    2. Remarques
    3. Hinweise
  3. Adobe Type Library General Information | English
  4. Adobe Type Library General Information | French
  5. Adobe Type Library General Information | German
  6. Typefaces Listed by Style
    1. Adobe Type Library General Information | English
      1. Classifying Letterforms
    2. Adobe Type Library General Information | French
    3. Adobe Type Library General Information | German
    4. Adobe Type Library General Information | English
  7. Typefaces Listed Alphabetically
    1. A
      1. Aachen Std
      2. Albertus Std
      3. Aldus Std
      4. Alexa Std
      5. ITC American Typewriter Std
      6. Americana Std
      7. Amigo Std
      8. Andreas Std
      9. ITC Anna Std
      10. Antique Olive Std
      11. Apollo Std
      12. Arcadia Std
      13. Arcana Std
      14. Ariadne Std
      15. Arno Pro
      16. Arno Pro Opticals
      17. Arnold Böcklin Std
      18. Ashley Script Std
      19. New Aster Std
      20. Linotype Astrology Pi Std
      21. Linotype Audio Pi Std
      22. Auriol Std
      23. ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std
      24. ITC Avant Garde Gothic Std Condensed
      25. Avenir Std
    2. B
      1. Baket Signet Std
      2. Balzano Std
      3. Banco Std
      4. Banshee Std
      5. Baskerville Cyrillic Std
      6. ITC New Baskerville Std
      7. ITC Bauhaus Std
      8. ITC Beesknees Std
      9. Bell Std
      10. Bell Centennial Std
      11. Bell Gothic Std
      12. Belwe Std
      13. Bembo Std
      14. ITC Benguiat Std
      15. ITC Benguiat Gothic Std
      16. ITC Berkeley Oldstyle Std
      17. Berling Std
      18. Bermuda Std
      19. Bernhard Std
      20. Bernhard Modern Std
      21. New Berolina Std
      22. Bickham Script Pro
      23. Biffo Std
      24. Birch Std
      25. Blackoak Std
      26. Blue Island Std
      27. Bodoni Std
      28. Bauer Bodoni Std
      29. ITC Bookman Std
      30. Border Pi Std
      31. MVB Bossa Nova Std
      32. Briem Akademi Std
      33. Briem Akademi Std Compressed
      34. Briem Akademi Std Condensed
      35. Briem Script Std
      36. Brioso Pro
      37. Brioso Pro Opticals
      38. Brioso Pro Poster
      39. Bruno Std
      40. Brush Script Std
      41. Bulmer Std
      42. Bundesbahn Pi Std
      43. PMN Cæcilia Std
    3. C
      1. Caflisch Script Pro
      2. Calcite Pro
      3. New Caledonia Std
      4. Caliban Std
      5. Calvert Std
      6. Candida Std
      7. Cantoria Std
      8. Caravan Borders Std
      9. Carolina Std
      10. Carta Std
      11. Cascade Script Std
      12. Adobe Caslon Pro
      13. Caslon 3 Std
      14. Caslon 540 Std
      15. Caslon Open Face Std
      16. ITC Caslon 224 Std
      17. Castellar Std
      18. Caxton Std
      19. MVB Celestia Antiqua Std
      20. Centaur Std
      21. Linotype Centennial Std
      22. Century Expanded Std
      23. Century Old Style Std
      24. ITC Century Std
      25. ITC Century Std Condensed
      26. ITC Century Handtooled Std
      27. New Century Schoolbook Std
      28. New Century Schoolbook Std Fractions
      29. ITC Cerigo Std
      30. Chaparral Pro
      31. Chaparral Pro Opticals
      32. Charlemagne Std
      33. Charme Std
      34. ITC Cheltenham Std
      35. ITC Cheltenham Std Condensed
      36. ITC Cheltenham Handtooled Std
      37. Cheq Std
      38. Clairvaux Std
      39. Clarendon Std
      40. Clearface Gothic Std
      41. ITC Clearface Std
      42. Cloister Open Face Std
      43. Cochin Std
      44. Conga Brava Std
      45. Conga Brava Std Stencil
      46. Cooper Black Std
      47. Copal Std
      48. Copperplate Gothic Std
      49. Coriander Std
      50. Corona Std
      51. Coronet Std
      52. Cottonwood Std
      53. Courier Std
      54. Critter Std
      55. Cronos Pro
      56. Cronos Pro Opticals
      57. ITC Cushing Std
      58. Cutout Std
    4. D
      1. Dante Std
      2. Linotype Decoration Pi Std
      3. Delphin Std
      4. Linotype Didot Std
      5. DIN Schriften Std
      6. Diotima Sd
      7. Diskus Std
      8. Dom Casual Std
      9. Dorchester Script Std
      10. Doric Std
      11. Duc De Berry Std
    5. E
      1. Eccentric Std
      2. Egyptienne F Std
      3. Ehrhardt Std
      4. Electra Std
      5. Ellington Std
      6. Else NPL Std
      7. MVB Emmascript Std
      8. Engravers Std
      9. ITC Eras Std
      10. ITC Esprit Std
      11. European Pi Std
      12. Eurostile Std
      13. Eurostile Std Condensed and Extended
      14. Ex Ponto Pro
      15. Excelsior Std
    6. F
      1. Fairfield Std
      2. Fairfield Std Caption
      3. Falstaff Std
      4. ITC Fenice Std
      5. Fette Fraktur Std
      6. Flood Std
      7. ITC Flora Std
      8. Florens Std
      9. Flyer Std
      10. Folio Std
      11. Forte Std
      12. Fournier Std
      13. Franklin Gothic Std
      14. ITC Franklin Gothic Std
      15. ITC Franklin Gothic Std Compressed
      16. ITC Franklin Gothic Std Condensed
      17. Freestyle Script Std
      18. Friz Quadrata Std
      19. Frutiger Std
      20. Frutiger Std Condensed
      21. Fusaka Std
      22. Futura Std
      23. Futura Std Condensed
    7. G
      1. Galahad Std
      2. ITC Galliard Std
      3. Linotype Game Pi Std
      4. Garamond Premier Pro
      5. Garamond Premier Pro Opticals
      6. Adobe Garamond Pro
      7. Garamond 3 Std
      8. ITC Garamond Std
      9. ITC Garamond Std Condensed
      10. ITC Garamond Std Narrow
      11. ITC Garamond Handtooled Std
      12. Simoncini Garamond Std
      13. Stempel Garamond Std
      14. Garth Graphic Std
      15. Gazette Std
      16. Giddyup Std
      17. Gill Floriated Capitals Std
      18. Gill Sans Std
      19. Gill Sans Std Condensed
      20. Gill Sans Std Display
      21. ITC Giovanni Std
      22. Glypha Std
      23. Gothic 13 Std
      24. Goudy Std
      25. ITC Goudy Sans Std
      26. Goudy Text Std
      27. Monotype Goudy Modern Std
      28. Granjon Std
      29. Graphite Std
      30. MVB Greymantle Std
      31. Monotype Grotesque Std
      32. Monotype Grotesque Std Condensed and Extended
      33. Guardi Std
    8. H
      1. Hadriano
      2. Neue Hammer Unziale Std
      3. Hardwood Std
      4. Helvetica Std
      5. Helvetica Std Compressed
      6. Helvetica Std Condensed
      7. Helvetica Std Fractions
      8. Helvetica Inserat Std
      9. Helvetica Neue Std
      10. Helvetica Neue Std Bold Outline
      11. Helvetica Neue Std Condensed
      12. Helvetica Neue Std Extended
      13. Helvetica Rounded Std
      14. Herculanum Std
      15. ITC Highlander Std
      16. Hiroshige Std
      17. Hobo Std
      18. Linotype Holiday Pi Std
      19. Horley Old Style Std
      20. Hypatia Sans Pro
    9. I
      1. Immi 505 Std
      2. Impact Std
      3. Impressum Std
      4. Industria Std
      5. Inflex Std
      6. Insignia Std
      7. Ironwood Std
      8. Isabella Std
      9. ITC Isadora Std
      10. Italia Std
      11. Monotype Italian Old Style Std
    10. J
      1. Janson Text Std
      2. Adobe Jenson Pro
      3. Adobe Jenson Pro Opticals
      4. Jimbo Std
      5. Joanna Std
      6. Juniper Std
    11. K
      1. Kabel Std
      2. ITC Kabel Std
      3. Kaufmann Std
      4. Kepler Std
      5. Kepler Std SemiCondensed
      6. Kepler Std Extended
      7. Kepler Std Opticals
      8. Kepler Std Condensed Opticals
      9. Kepler Std SemiCondensed Opticals
      10. Kepler Std Extended Opticals
      11. Khaki Std
      12. Kigali Std
      13. Kinesis Std
      14. Kino Std
      15. Klang Std
      16. Koch Antiqua Std
      17. Kolo Std
      18. Kompakt Std
      19. ITC Korinna Std
      20. Künstler Script Std
    12. L
      1. Latin Std
      2. ITC Leawood Std
      3. ITC Legacy Sans Std
      4. ITC Legacy Serif Std
      5. Legault Std
      6. Letter Gothic Std
      7. Life Std
      8. LinoLetter Std
      9. Linoscript Std
      10. Linotext Std
      11. Lithos Pro
      12. ITC Lubalin Graph Std
      13. Lucida Std
      14. Lucida Sans Std
      15. Lucida Typewriter Std
      16. Lucida Sans Typewriter Std
      17. Lucida Math Std
      18. ITC Machine Std
    13. M
      1. Madrone Std
      2. MVB Magnesium Std
      3. MVB Magnolia Std
      4. Manito Std
      5. Marigold Std
      6. Mathematical Pi Std
      7. Matura Std
      8. Maximus Std
      9. Medici Script Std
      10. Melior Std
      11. Memphis Std
      12. ITC Mendoza Roman Std
      13. Mercurius Std
      14. Club Type Mercurius Std
      15. Meridien Std
      16. Mesquite Std
      17. Mezz Std
      18. MICR Std
      19. Minion Pro
      20. Minion Pro Condensed
      21. Minion Pro Opticals
      22. Minion Pro Condensed Opticals
      23. Minion Std
      24. Minister Std
      25. Mistral Std
      26. Monotype Modern Std
      27. Mojo Std
      28. ITC Mona Lisa Std
      29. Monoline Script Std
      30. Montara Std
      31. Moonglow Std
      32. Moonglow Std Condensed and Extended
      33. ITC Motter Corpus Std
      34. Myriad Pro
      35. Myriad Pro Condensed
      36. Myriad Pro SemiCondensed
      37. Myriad Pro SemiExtended
      38. Myriad Wild Std
      39. Mythos Std
    14. N
      1. National Codes Pi Std
      2. Neuland Std
      3. Neuzeit S Std
      4. News Gothic Std
      5. Notre Dame Std
      6. ITC Novarese Std
      7. Nueva Std
      8. Nueva Std Condensed
      9. Nueva Std Extended
      10. Nuptial Script Std
      11. Nyx Std
    15. O
      1. Ocean Sans Std
      2. Ocean Sans Std SemiExtended
      3. Ocean Sans Std Extended
      4. OCR-A Std
      5. OCR-B Std
      6. Octavian Std
      7. ITC Officina Sans Std
      8. ITC Officina Serif Std
      9. Old Claude Std
      10. Monotype Old Style Std
      11. Old Style 7 Std
      12. Olympian Std
      13. Omnia Std
      14. Ondine Std
      15. Onyx Std
      16. Optima Std
      17. Orator Std
      18. Orgánica Std
      19. Origami Std
      20. Ouch! Std
      21. Oxford Std
      22. ITC Ozwald Std
    16. P
      1. Palace Script Std
      2. Palatino Std
      3. Parisian Std
      4. Park Avenue Std
      5. Peignot Std
      6. Pelican Std
      7. Penumbra Sans Std
      8. Penumbra Flare Std
      9. Penumbra HalfSerif Std
      10. Penumbra Serif Std
      11. Pepita Std
      12. Pepperwood Std
      13. Perpetua Std
      14. Photina Std
      15. Plantin Std
      16. Poetica Std
      17. Pompeia Std
      18. Pompeijana Std
      19. Ponderosa Std
      20. Poplar Std
      21. Postino Std
      22. Present Std
      23. Prestige Elite Std
      24. Quake Std
      25. ITC Quorum Std
    17. R
      1. Rad Std
      2. Raleigh Std
      3. Raphael Std
      4. Reliq Std Calm
      5. Reliq Std Active
      6. Reliq Std Extra Active
      7. Reporter Std
      8. Revue Std
      9. Rockwell Std
      10. Rockwell Std Condensed
      11. Romic Std
      12. Rosewood Std
      13. Rotation Std
      14. Rotis Sans Serif Std
      15. Rotis Semi Sans Std
      16. Rotis Semi Serif Std
      17. Rotis Serif Std
      18. Ruling Script Std
      19. Runic Std
      20. Russell Oblique Std
      21. Russell Square Std
      22. Rusticana Std
      23. Ruzicka Freehand Std
    18. S
      1. Sabon Std
      2. San Marco Std
      3. Sanvito Pro
      4. Sanvito Pro Opticals
      5. Sassafras Std
      6. Sava Pro
      7. Stempel Schneidler Std
      8. Monotype Scotch Roman Std
      9. Monotype Script Std
      10. ITC Serif Gothic Std
      11. Serifa Std
      12. Serlio Std
      13. Serpentine Std
      14. Shannon Std
      15. Shelley Std
      16. Sho Std
      17. Shuriken Boy Std
      18. Silentium Pro
      19. ITC Slimbach Std
      20. Smaragd Std
      21. Snell Roundhand Std
      22. Sonata Std
      23. ITC Souvenir Std
      24. Spartan Classified Std
      25. Spectrum Std
      26. Spring Std
      27. Spumoni Std
      28. Stencil Std
      29. ITC Stone Sans Std
      30. ITC Stone Serif Std
      31. ITC Stone Informal Std
      32. ITC Stone Std Phonetic
      33. Strayhorn Std
      34. Strumpf Std
      35. Studz Std
      36. Symbol Std
      37. ITC Symbol Std
      38. Syntax Std
    19. T
      1. Tekton Pro
      2. Tekton Pro Condensed and Extended
      3. Tempo Std
      4. ITC Tiepolo Std
      5. ITC Tiffany Std
      6. Times Std
      7. Times Std Phonetic
      8. Times Europa Std
      9. Times New Roman Std
      10. Times New Roman Std Condensed
      11. Times Ten Std
      12. Toolbox Std
      13. Trade Gothic Std
      14. Trade Gothic Std Condensed
      15. Trade Gothic Std Extended
      16. Trajan Pro
      17. Trump Mediäval Std
    20. U
      1. Umbra Std
      2. Univers Std
      3. Univers Std Condensed
      4. Univers Std Ultra Condensed
      5. Univers Std Extended
      6. Universal Std
      7. University Std
      8. ITC Usherwood Std
      9. Utopia Std
      10. Utopia Std Opticals
    21. V
      1. VAG Rounded Std
      2. Vectora Std
      3. ITC Veljovic Std
      4. Versailles Std
      5. Verve Std
      6. Visigoth Std
      7. Viva Std
      8. Voluta Script Pro
    22. W
      1. Warning Pi Std
      2. Warnock Pro
      3. Warnock Pro Opticals
      4. Waters Titling Pro
      5. ITC Weidemann Std
      6. Weiss Std
      7. Wendy Std
      8. Wiesbaden Swing Std
      9. Wiesbaden Swing Std Dingbats
      10. Wilhelm Klingspor Gotisch Std
      11. Wilke Std
      12. Willow Std
      13. Wittenberger Fraktur Std
      14. Adobe Wood Type Ornaments Std
      15. ITC Zapf Chancery Std
      16. ITC Zapf Dingbats Std
    23. Z
      1. Zebrawood Std
      2. Zipty Do Std
    24. Arabic
      1. Adobe Arabic Std
    25. Hebrew
      1. Adobe Hebrew Std
    26. Japanese
      1. Heisei Kaku Gothic Std
      2. Heisei Maru Gothic Std
      3. Heisei Mincho Std
      4. Kazuraki Std
      5. Kozuka Gothic Pr6N
      6. Kozuka Mincho Pr6N
      7. LogoArl Std
      8. LogoCut Std
      9. LogoLine Std
      10. Ryo Display Std
      11. Ryo Gothic PlusN
      12. Ryo Text PlusN
    27. Korean
      1. HY Gothic Std
      2. HY GungSo Std
      3. HY Kak Headline Std
      4. HY Rounded Gothic Std
      5. SMGothic Std
      6. SMMyungjo Std
    28. Thai
      1. Adobe Thai Std
  8. Additional References
    1. Index to Alphabetical Listing
    2. Index De La Liste Alphabétique
    3. Index Der Alphabetischen Liste
    4. Index to Alphabetical Listing
    5. Adobe Western 2 Character Set