5 creative uses for fonts you may not have thought of

Until recently, a font was something you could only use in two dimensions. But accessible and affordable 3D printing has opened up a whole new world of possibilities for creative uses of fonts that you might never have thought of.

In this post, we bring you five new ways that fonts are being used in art and design. Of course, there are no doubt many more, so feel free to share your favourite projects in the comments below.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.