Creative Basics Collection – OpenType Edition

The Creative Basics Collection consists of 2,329 fonts from the Adobe Type Library in cross-platform OpenType® format.

5 user license:

2,499 € | US$ 2,899 | £ 2,621 | AU$ 4,270

10 user license:

3,887.19 € | US$ 4,509.39 | £ 4,076.97 | AU$ 6,641.99

20 user license:

6,220.76 € | US$ 7,216.48 | £ 6,524.46 | AU$ 10,629.31

The listed prices do not include added value tax and are valid for the desktop license. If you wish to license the Creative Basics Collection for more than 20 users we can tailor-make you a personalised offer. Interested? Call us on +49 (30) 695 96 333 or send an e-mail to

The extensive collection of original fonts and the wide range of typographic styles and language options make the Creative Basics Collection a tremendous resource for any print design: text, display, packaging, signage and exhibition systems, posters, branding, corporate identity and design projects of any kind. The collection includes designs from a multitude of leading type designers and renowned font foundries like the Adobe Originals, ITC, LetterPerfect, Linotype® and Monotype®.

The list of included fonts reads like a who-is-who in contemporary classic typography: from Aachen Bold over ITC American Typewriter, Arnold Böcklin, Linotype Astrology Pi, ITC Avant Garde Gothic, Avenir, Baskerville, ITC Bauhaus, Bell Centennial, Bembo, ITC Benguiat, Bernhard Modern, Bickham Script, Bodoni, ITC Bookman, Bulmer, PMN Caecilia, Caflisch Script, Caslon, Centaur, Century, ITC Cheltenham, Clearface, Cooper, Didot, DIN, ITC Eras, Eurostile, Fette Fraktur, Franklin Gothic, Frutiger, Futura, Adobe Garamond, Gill Sans, Goudy, Graphite, Grotesque, Helvetica, Hiroshige, Impact, Industria, Adobe Jenson, Joanna, ITC Kabel, Kaufmann, Kepler, Kozuka Mincho, Kuenstler Script, ITC Legacy, Letter Gothic, Linotype Game Pi, Lithos, Lucida, Melior, Minion, Minister, Monotype Modern, Myriad, Neuzeit, Ocean Sans, OCR A & OCR B, Officina, Optima, Origami, Palace Script, Palatino, Perpetua, Prestige, ITC Quorum, Raleigh, Rockwell, Rosewood, Rotis, Sabon, Serpentine, ITC Slimbach, ITC Souvenir, ITC Stone, Syntax, Tekton, ITC Tiepolo, ITC Tiffany, Times, Trade Gothic, Trajan, Univers, ITC Usherwood, Utopia, VAG Rounded, ITC Veljovic, ITC Weidemann, ITC Zapf Chancery and Zebrawood.

Many of the fonts from the Creative Basics Collection were inducted in the Font Hall of Fame and appear in The 100 Best Fonts of All Time.

Most of the OpenType fonts include small caps, swashes, fractions, old style figures and other OpenType features. In addition to the standard Latin encoding for Western European languages, many of the fonts contain characters for Central and Eastern European languages. Also included are several fonts that cover the non-Latin-speaking world, including Cyrillic, Greek, Japanese (for example Heise Kaku Gothic, Heise Mincho, Logo, Konzuka Mincho).

You can find a list with all the typefaces included in the Creative Basics Collection below: