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Meno comes of age: 7-style family matures into a typographic powerhouse

Originally released as a modest yet elegant workhorse serif face in 1994, Richard Lipton’s Meno expands into a sprawling, glamorous type system in three optical sizes.

Delaney sets the pace

Inspired by the jaunty flow of an Italian bicycle maker’s logo, Richard Lipton’s latest script promises a sweet ride.

Savanna Script

A versatile family of condensed formal scripts. Richard Lipton continually transforms the elegance of pen-on-paper into beautiful, functional fonts.

Meno comes of age: 7-style family matures into a typographic powerhouse

Originally released as a modest yet elegant workhorse serif face in 1994, Richard Lipton’s Meno expands into a sprawling, glamorous type system in three optical sizes.

Delaney sets the pace

Inspired by the jaunty flow of an Italian bicycle maker’s logo, Richard Lipton’s latest script promises a sweet ride.

Delaney

Richard Lipton took off from an old bicycle logo and hasn’t stopped since, pushing the weights and fine details of a dynamic script to their limits. In a relaxed manner, of course.

Typeface overview

A quick visual overview of Lipton’s type designs from Font Bureau, Bitstream and Adobe.

Canto poster

Rudolf Koch quote

Type Thursday interview

Three Ways to Improve Your Italic Calligraphy

Daphne du Maurier

Book jacket calligraphy detail.

Calligraphy: Ghost Dance Song

I will try to post some new lettering here occasionally, either a finished piece; a sketch of work in progress or a warm-up exercise.

Luke and Longnose

Book jacket lettering for publisher Houghton Mifflin.

Calligraphy

A small sampling of custom lettering.

Sloop poster

The original Sloop poster designed to promote the release of this popular script family.

Bickham Script Pro 3

After 20 years, Richard Lipton’s Bickham Script Pro 3 has finally reached the finish line.