I used to love making fonts – even back in the 1980s I made bitmap fonts for the ZX Spectrum. This is a homage to the font I made for my mid-80s A-Level Computer Science project, which did on-screen graphics and titles for home videos. That font was called Bauhaus, this one is (I think) a bit taller and spindlier, so I’ve called it Bauhaus2015. I must dig out my notes from the loft and recreate the original one.
Oh and here’s a font I just made based on the Sinclair logo! Use lower case only for best results. Named after Sinclair Research’s founder, ‘Uncle’ Clive Sinclair. Sir Clive to you. Download here and I’ve also made a bold version called Sir Clive the Bold:
These were all made with the rather fabulous (and free) BitFontMaker2 web site. It’s a really easy way to make your own bitmap TrueType fonts:
Ages ago I also made a Type1 font called Punchie, after looking at punch tape at the Porthcurno Museum of Submarine Telegraphy. I must try & make a TrueType version of it…