Using the app has saved my so much time creating this font called Before Breakfast.
I really like the app, it’s so easy to use and damn quick. Obviously I only designed the major characters, numbers, and punctuation.
Once you design the font on the iPad, you simply press an upload button and the conversion is done. You can then email the download link to yourself and install on your desktop.
I challenged myself to create a font in under ten minutes—this is the result.
Apart from the hand drawn look, it was drawn right out of my head. I thought I would add a few slab bits to make it look more interesting.
I’ve kind of styled this like a slab font, so I guess you would describe it as hand-drawn slab?
I wanted it to look a bit peculiar or have a few unexpected features.
The font name?
I’ve broken away with the tradition of naming after Radiohead lyric.
I’ve decided to call this font before breakfast because I designed it before I had breakfast (I’m quite simple that way!).
I never did cook the full English breakfast that you can see in the example images.
I had egg on toast! Hmmm, egg on toast.
How to Download
You can buy before breakfast for £5, that includes all commercial uses. The font format is otf and ttf, it has over 230 glyphs (see below).
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