Lyra™

by Canada Type

4 fonts: $99.95

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About this font family

Lyra is an Italian Renaissance script that might have developed if metal type had not broken the evolution of broad pen calligraphy. It lies in the area between the humanist bookhand and the chancery cursive, combining the fullness and articulation of the Roman letters with a moderate italic slant and condensation. A steep pen-angle allows use of a broader pen relative to the x-height, giving the letters more contrast with light verticals and heavy curves. Lyra embodies the Renaissance spirit of refining technical advances of the late middle ages with reintroduction of ancient classical principles. Based on the moving penstroke with constantly changing pen-angle, it brings the vitality of handwriting to the ordered legibility of type. More…

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Lyra

$39.95

Lyra Medium

$39.95

Lyra Bold

$39.95

Lyra Stars

$39.95

Available formats

available in all of the styles:
OpenType OTF  


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