October 13, 2010 § 1 Comment
Today I watched the Helvetica documentary that came out to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the font. The idea of a documentary about a typeface really doesn’t seem like it would tickle most, but I found it so interesting.
The font was designed 50s as a clear, modern typeface and its name is from the Latin name for Switzerland. Today it is still one of the most used fonts in the world. Apparently it’s more in our faces than I previously thought. Here are just a few of the places we can see it: