Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Happy Birthday, Helvetica!


Today's moment in type ubiquity brought to you by the most famous font in the world: Happy Birthday, Helvetica! Now, you're 50!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yes! Helvetica has also become the first font inducted into the permanent collection of MOMA. I also never knew til the other day that Arial is just a Helvetica knockoff commisioned by Microsoft cause they didn't want to pay for Helvetica! Next time I wanna use Arial, I'll use Helvetica instead!

Anonymous said...

Oh Yeah-- that previous post was by me (JT.) For some reason I can't get my login to work>

Percy Trout said...

I'll celebrate when its "Gill Sans" birthday. I use that more.