(x) skinny stressed sans on Bob Richardson book cover - (similar to) Optima {Bert}

Biff's picture

Anyone know what this is?

Thanks!

Florian Hardwig's picture

Hi David,
reminds me of Cunardia, especially the ‘R’ … or Viceroy. But this one is much more extreme.
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Biff's picture

Thanks, what's (i)ptima or where can I find out more info?

Alessandro Segalini's picture

Sorry, I meant the skeleton looks like Optima to me and it's a sexy cover.

Bert Vanderveen's picture

I think that Alessandro means Optima with some trickery done, like this:

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Bert Vanderveen BNO

Bert Vanderveen's picture

I used Optima Bold for my test, the Regular probably works better…
And of course the stroke would be white, 2 pts in this case (that's not in the menu-image).

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Bert Vanderveen BNO

Biff's picture

Thanks! very useful

Alessandro Segalini's picture

Bert Vanderveen, thanks, amazing, I meant exactly that——plus (i) ;-)

dogmatheque's picture

You can also achieve very close results using "young finesse" from Doyald Young, which looks like optima thin (at least for the caps).

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