Font development consists in transforming a set of glyphs into a genuine typographic font installable on any computer.
Graphic designers like more and more creating their own fonts. Often used for visual identities or posters, these typefaces designed on graphic creations softwares require significant manual effort to complete each lettering. In addition, they are not always designed in accordance with the rules of typographic art.
After an initial audit stage, advice and dialogue with the author, the typeface is refined to improve the coherence between the signs.
In a second stage the typeface is developed to add sidebearings, kernings, opentype functions, screen optimization (hinting) and other settings, that will make a real font software out of it.
Other services of font development include: increasing the number of weights, adding italics versions, adding more glyphs, ligatures, small caps, generating different font formats, etc.