What is the Grandhappy font?
Have you ever searched for a font that looked like it was really someone’s handwriting, only to find that it was too feminine or too hard to read?
I used to want a font like that, too, until I discovered that a font like that had been residing in my attic, in letters to me from my late grandfather. Not only was I thrilled to have a font like this at hand, but also one that would be a memory of my grandfather every time I used it. More…
He was a hard-working man, raising a family during the Depression, yet was still fun-loving, kind, and generous. We called him Grandhappy. As a wedding present, I received from him rolling pins and a cutting board made of 8 different kinds of wood that he pieced together. In this font, the bullet is a rolling pin in honor of that!
Other than the fact that this is a font from the hand of one greatly loved, my favorite thing is that although a True Type Font, it has some features of an Open Type font. There are many alternative letter choices available through the use of little-used keys on the keyboard and alt codes.
This font was chosen to portray Jay Gatsby’s handwriting in The Great Gatsby (2013).
Grandhappy Font families
The Grandhappy includes the following font families:
Here is a preview of how Grandhappy will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.