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Dyslexie Font Designed to Aid Dyslexic Readers

A revolutionary typeface makes reading faster and more enjoyable for people with the developmental disorder

Standard fonts are often difficult for people with dyslexia to read, the words and letters seem jumbled or look too similar to differentiate. Dutch designer Christian Boer, who has dyslexia himself, took matters into his own hands by creating a typeface that makes reading easier for those who have trouble with traditional text.

Boer, a graphic designer and a graduate of the Utrecht Art Academy, developed the Dyslexie font for his final thesis project. He wanted to make reading less of a struggle for people like himself and so, instead of designing a font on its aesthetic features alone, he gave each character a unique form.