Richard Lipton

Richard Liption is a full-time senior designer at Font Bureau, where he develops original typefaces as well as custom font designs for international clients. Lipton grew up in New York City and studied art and design upstate at Harpur College where he was introduced to the magic of calligraphy. He continued his lettering journey in 1974 as a freelance calligrapher, sign painter, and graphic designer, and eventually established a calligraphy studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1983, Lipton began working for Bitstream, a digital type foundry, and helped to make Bitstream’s type library one of the most respected in the industry. In his tenure as senior designer, Lipton developed two original type families: Arrus, and Cataneo (with Jacqueline Sakwa). In 1991, Lipton created an independent type and calligraphy studio and designed many original typefaces including Bickham Script Pro for Adobe and Sloop for Font Bureau. Lipton is on the faculty at RISD where he teaches type design and calligraphy.

Richard’s Fonts
· Alhambra
· Avalon
· Benton Modern
· Benton Modern Display
· Bodoni FB
· Bremen
· Canto
· Detroit Bodoni
· Ecru
· Hoffmann
· Meno
· Miller Banner
· Moderno FB
· Munich
· Nutcracker
· Savanna Script
· Shimano
· Shogun
· Sloop
· Stilson
· Talon
· Tangier