Fonts have stronger psychological effects than most people probably realize. Recently, a font was created to help those with dyslexia read webpages. And now font-research has found its way into politics. Turns out, hard-to-read fonts make people more moderate.
Electronic gadgets are everywhere — even in our cars. While we may love the convenience, a recent study set out to study one factor in these devices and whether it had an effect on our safety — the font or typeface used to communicate the information we receive.
Individuals with dyslexia, which is one in ten people according to the International Dyslexia Association, have an understandably difficult time with most web pages. Since most pages are text-based, those with dyslexia have a harder time processing them. So Aberlardo Gonzalez decided to create a free font to change this.
For most non-designers, the first time they work with a page-layout program, the font list is a playground to them, so their documents tend to be loaded with a painfully high number of fonts. We like to think that...