Canto

Credits

Designer(s)
Richard Lipton
Foundry(ies)
Font Bureau
Release Year
2011
Country of Origin
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Classification
Serif, Latin
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
Font Bureau
Tags
display, serif, trajan

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Inspired by Edward M. Catich’s seminal thesis on the origins of the Roman inscriptional style, such as that found on Trajan’s column, Richard Lipton’s Canto traces the path from an expressive, preparatory Brush (with Brush Open to preserve gestural details at smaller sizes), through informal Pen, to the formal Roman. Classical capitals are accompanied by Lipton’s own calligraphic lowercase, small caps, and swashes;

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Last edited by Dave Dawson on October 28, 2011, 10:22am EST

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