This can impact your projects feasibility and limit how it can be distributed.
There are different fonts that are better for different situations. Some can be easier for dyslexic people to read others easier to read on certain backgrounds
We want to create a font that is vector based so that it can be resized to any size without it becoming pixelated.
FontForge is an opensource application that allows you to create your own fonts.
You can also use fontstruct.com to create your own TrueType fonts. You will need to sign up for this.
Once you’ve created an account click create.
Give your font a name
Note that things are placed on a grid so you can keep track of the sizes of different letters.
Note the different characters are listed at the bottom of the page.
This will be time consuming to create all of the letters but will result in a font that is uniquely yours.
Create your letters.
Press save and download to download your font.
You then get a zip file containing the TrueType font file.
Extract the folder
You can then right click on the file and select install.
This will install the font on the computer you are using.
How to embed the font will change depending on what you are creating.
Click the link below for some guidance on how to embed fonts on the following platforms: