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Martin Luther Handwriting Font - Here I Write

A project in Frankfurt, Germany by Harald Geisler

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Creating a font based on Martin Luther's 500 year old handwritten letters.
Backers: 491
Average Pledge Per Backer: €44

Funded: €21,508 of €20,000
Dates: Oct 28th -> Dec 27th (61 days)
Project By: Harald Geisler
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Latest News

It is official

December 27th - via:
Dear Backer, It is official: Martin Luther Handwriting Font is funded. A minute ago I received this email from Kickstarter: I just wanted to share this happy news with you and a longer update follows tomorrow.  Thank you very much for your support... (Read More)

79 +/- 1% Almost 400 Backers - Thank you!

December 25th - via:
Dear Backer, The Kickstarter campaign is going in its final round, less than 48h are left. This means that Kickstarter sends out reminders to all people who were interested in the project at one point but haven't decided yet if they like to back -... (Read More)

68% and Upgrades

December 24th - via:
Dear Backer, The campaign is currently at 68% and supported by 361 Backers. 6,289€ are missing to reach the funding goal within the next 71 hours. I have noticed that a lot of backers increased their pledges significantly in the last hours - I am... (Read More)

63% and #4

December 23rd - via:
Dear Backer, I just wanted to update you briefly on the current status of the campaign: The Backer number jumped to 351, and the funding is at 63%. I have seen a lot of backers increasing their pledge - thank you! Also there are a lot of Backers that... (Read More)

Almost 58% and some reading…

December 22nd - via:
Dear Backers, This morning a local reporter with photographer visited me in the studio to write about the Martin Luther font project. We talked for over two hours about the process and ideas behind the project. At the end we had to do some photos and... (Read More)

53%, Books and a capital S

December 21st - via:
Dear Backer, Since the last 6 days the campaign jumped from 32 to now 53% - with 5 days left the final spurt is starting and I am working hard to have 100% funding at the 27th. This morning a local newspaper team announced that they would like to... (Read More)

A Gift Card idea from the UNESCO

December 20th - via:
Dear Backers, You may remember Update #2 in which I mention that the letter I am using as a base to create the Martin Luther font is part of the UNESCO "Memory of the world"?  It turns out that fellow backer Ambrosius Lobwasser is co-author of that... (Read More)

300 Backers and 50% !!

December 19th - via:
Dear Backers, I just wanted to briefly update you about how the campaign is doing. And send out a warm welcome the new Backers of the project! 300 backers support the project now. Thank you,    (Read More)


December 16th - via:
Dear Backers, I just wanted to let you know that the Martin Luther campaign now reached a third of its funding goal. Yeah & Thank you! Also a warm welcome to all new backers (now 278 in total)  Stay tuned,    (Read More)

"hello" from the Martin Luther font.

December 12th - via:
Sample printed using the Martin Luther font Prototype. Dear Backer, As you know I have already created a prototype of the Martin Luther font before the campaign started, in order to find out if it is really possible to create a font that accurately... (Read More)

Luther's letter listed in “Memory of the World” of UNESCO

December 8th - via:
Dear Backers, I just wanted to share that Luther’s Letter to Emperor Charles V that I am using as the main source to create the Martin Luther handwriting font is on display at Google Arts and Culture along with other documents of the time and... (Read More)

New Video! 232 Backers, 27% funded - 26 days to go!

November 30th - via:
Dear Backer, I just wanted to update you on what's happening around the Martin Luther font Kickstarter.  I am very happy to see many supporters of my past campaigns are also supporting this handwriting project. Welcome back and thank you for the... (Read More)

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