What is the Sassoon Primary® font?
The Regular typeface was researched with children, for children and developed specially for use in children’s reading books – bridging the gap between reading and handwriting. Many other uses have been found for these legible and friendly letters, with alternative teaching letters included in each font. Modern typefaces have shortened ascenders and descenders to help fit as much text as possible into a page, but words lose their shape. This may not trouble literate adults but it is quite a different matter for children struggling to read. These friendly characters were the result of asking young children what kind of letters they found easiest to read – and then including features like extended the ascenders and descenders. The slight slant makes blocks of text easier to read. More…
See the “Gallery” for instructions on using Stylistic Sets (alternative teaching letters).
Sassoon Primary® Font families
The Sassoon Primary® includes the following font families:
- Sassoon Primary Regular
- Sassoon Primary Italic
- Sassoon Primary Med
- Sassoon Primary Med Italic
- Sassoon Primary Bold
- Sassoon Primary Bold Italic
Sassoon Primary® Preview
Here is a preview of how Sassoon Primary® will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.