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Monthly Archives: October 2018

More on illegible fonts and learning

Written on October 5, 2018 at 5:17 pm, by

I’m delighted to have heard back from Stephen Banham at RMIT who says that this research is in its infancy and that research papers will follow over the next six months or so.  Tweeting about Sans Forgetica brought some precedents to light. In particular, Dominique Joseph alerted me to previous discussions in the plain language  Continue Reading »

Sans Forgetica… hmmm

Written on October 4, 2018 at 3:19 pm, by

Newspapers the world over have featured a new font developed by RMIT, the Australian university, which claims to aid learning. It’s got a great name, Sans Forgetica, but its designer’s claim sounded preposterous enough for me to check it wasn’t published on 1 April. Designed to be slightly illegible, it slows readers down, and the  Continue Reading »