Try Printing Your Notes with this Font!

Typographers have long been aware that the shapes their letterforms take have some influence on how people read and process text. On a most basic level, serifs are believed to aid in the reading of long texts as they guide the eye across a line of text, preventing the reader’s eye from jumping up and down the page. A more specific example would be the fonts designed to make it easier for people with dyslexia to consume texts. Now, a team out of Australia have come up with a new font called Sans Forgetica designed specifically to help people remember what they have read by drawing on “desirable difficulty” to aid in the learning process. The font is purposefully hard to decipher, and so requires more focus on the part of the reader. To learn more >>