You can now download the handwriting of John Lennon and David Bowie as your font

Images via Songwriters Fonts
Words by Maeve Kerr-Crowley

Move over Helvetica.

In case you’ve ever wanted to elevate your work emails or your next university assignment, you can now download the handwriting of some of music’s biggest names.

A pair of ambitious designers have converted the scrawls of the late Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and John Lennon into computer fonts.

Nicolas Damiens and Julien Sens studied each artist’s notes, lists, letters and postcards, to capture their lettering as accurately as possible.

The fonts are available to download online now..


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