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Bennet makes the grade

Hot on the heels of his substantial expansion of Meno, Richard Lipton releases Bennet, an extensive new type family for editorial use and beyond.

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.

Inside The Fonts | Grading Bennet

With Richard Lipton’s latest release, Bennet, you can now add text grades to your typographic arsenal. But what exactly are grades? Why use them?

Type Mag interviews Richard Lipton

Richard Lipton has been designing type and lettering for over 40 years and continues releasing new typefaces with style and utility.


Bennet is a beautiful new type family with optically graded text in addition to display and banner styles.


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: Jeremiah

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