'Make WordArt' Lets Users Create Classic Windows 95 Graphics

By: Joey Haar - Nov 9, 2016
References: makewordart & thenextweb
In the somewhat recent past, Microsoft's WordArt was one of the only ways to add color and character to one's digital documents, and 'Make WordArt' is a program dedicated to reviving those campy, nostalgic styles. The project, created by graphic designer Mike McMillan, recreates a fairly accurate depiction of WordArt for Windows 95.

Make WordArt looks like a pared-down version of the actual WordArt application for Microsoft Word on Windows 95. Placed within a faux operating system that mimics the old computers (including the notorious Clippy character,) the program lets users select from a set of 15 different fonts inspired by the original WordArt. These include rainbow text and 3D green marble. Once a font is selected, users can enter any text they choose and Make WordArt will automatically place it on the mock document.