My dad cracks me up sometimes, but I think he’s on to something here. Basically, a typographer has had the idea of creating a Luther Font for computers!
This Mr. Harald Geisler has already created fonts based on the handwriting of Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein. So far, on this Luther font project, he is in the fundraising state.
If you’d like, you can make a pledge for the project on Kickstarter. If you pledge $12 or more, you can receive the complete font. Pledging more than $12 will get you even more goodies, presumably also related to nifty computer fonts or typography in various forms.
Now, the way Kickstarter works is that if he doesn’t raise enough money, you won’t have to pay whatever you pledge. Get it? Clever. A way to safeguard both the project-or and the supporters made possible by the kickstarter digital format.
Again, my dad blogs about all of the project here.
My dad is also hoping for a C. S. Lewis font. 🙂
I think it’s pretty cool. However, as was somewhat randomly raised in Sunday’s Bible study, it may be even neater to consider that even God has His own handwriting! God Himself wrote the Ten Commandments so what did they look like on those two tablets?! Or when Christ drew in the sand?
The book of life . . . think that’s handwritten? 🙂 Sure sounds visible in the accounts. Right? It’s all so . . . God reaching out in to mankind in way we can receive! WORDS!
Anyway, an added perk is now I’m not thinking about my own lousy handwriting! The Luther font project is a novelty interesting, clever, and it takes up no additional space in the house! Yay!
PS. LCMS Pastor Christopher Matthis has kindly offered a copy of his latest book, In the Shadow of the Cross: Sermons for Lent and Holy Week, for a Christmas giveaway through this blog. Woo hoo! To enter this giveaway, comment on this linked post for a chance to win the copy. Only those with USA or USA military addresses are eligible.