In the News: Handwriting From Homeless People’s Signs Turned Into Fonts, Earning Them Food
The Arrels Foundation in Spain, the Cyros McCann advertising agency, and ten fascinating homeless designers have teamed up in a remarkable endeavor: HomelessFonts.org. The site features the handwriting of the homeless artists as well as their poignant, thought-provoking stories. All proceeds from the fonts goes toward accommodation, food, social programs and health care for the homeless through the Arrels Foundation. Five of the fonts are currently for sale on the site, and they have already made their way into marketing campaigns in Europe-Loraine’s font is featured on wine bottles throughout Spain. Check out these beautiful works of art at HomelessFonts.org.
Read more at The Huffington Post.