Harry P Font

Harry P Font

Chances are if you’re a graphic designer, you’ve used the Harry P font typeface before. You might not know it by name, but you would recognize it immediately. The story of how this font came to be is actually quite fascinating. It all started with a man named fonts…

In the early days of personal computing, there were very few established rules for fonts. designers were experimenting with all sorts of different typefaces, and there was no real standard for what a “font” should be. This changed in the late 1980s when Microsoft released their first version of Windows. Included with Windows was a new set of fonts that quickly became the de facto standard for digital typefaces.

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One of those fonts was called “Bookman.” Bookman was designed by a man named John Haley in 1989. Haley was inspired by an old typeface called “Spectrum.” Spectrum had been used extensively in the early days of printing and had fallen out of favor in recent years. Haley saw potential in Spectrum and decided to update it for the modern era. The result was Bookman, a font that quickly became one of the most popular typefaces on Windows computers.

In 2001, Warner Bros. released the first Harry Potter movie. The movie was an instant hit, and the demand for all things Harry Potter was at an all-time high. Warner Bros. decided to cash in on this demand by releasing a line of products branded with the Harry Potter logo. One of those products was a set of “Harry Potter Stationary Supplies.” These supplies included notebooks, pens, and pencils – all emblazoned with the now-famous Harry Potter logo.

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The Harry Potter logo is quite simple; it consists of a simple wordmark set in Bookman Bold. Because Bookman Bold was included on every Windows computer, it was an obvious choice for the Harry Potter logo. And because the Harry Potter logo was so widely used, the font became known as the “Harry Potter font.” In fact, many people still refer to it by that name today, even though its official name is still Bookman Bold.

So there you have it! The fascinating history of the Harry Potter font typeface. Next time you’re using this font in your designs, remember the interesting story behind it.

I hope you enjoy using this font as much as I enjoyed it and if you want to know how to install fonts on PC here is the article from Microsoft on how to install fonts on Windows and for Mac users, here is the article from apple.com on how to install the font on Mac.