Truly Creative Fonts

Back in 1998 I discovered Word 97’s Symbols font and went totally wild with what I thought could be an excellent secret code. Using font sets as arrays of icons or images is nothing particularly new:

But I’ve discovered some more interesting/innovative uses of fonts lately:

Braille dots - good for a materials printer!

Musical notes - one octave only?

Letter gestures for touch interfaces

For long-form sign-language

Make a picture of a key you type