Linotype® Centennial

Want to download Linotype® Centennial?

Click to download from MyFonts →

What is the Linotype® Centennial font?

Linotype commissioned Adrian Frutiger to design a special face in celebration of its 100th anniversary in 1986. The resulting serif design is slightly compact, the weight is sturdy with fairly high contrast between thicks and thins. With its clean, unobtrusive appearance, Linotype Centennial is an excellent choice for book and periodical texts, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and books.

Linotype® Centennial Font families

The Linotype® Centennial includes the following font families:

  • Centennial Light
  • Centennial Light Italic
  • Centennial Roman
  • Centennial Italic
  • Centennial Bold
  • Centennial Bold Italic
  • Centennial Black
  • Centennial Black Italic

Linotype® Centennial Preview

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

Is Linotype® Centennial A free font? Is Linotype® Centennial Free to Download?

No,Linotype® Centennial is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid. Almost every font that we list on is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download. There is no point trying to find a free download of Linotype® Centennial so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Linotype® Centennial for free. There's 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 Linotype® Centennial remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Linotype® Centennial 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. :)