helvetica archives
“There are two types of people in the world:
those who can’t tell the difference between
Arial and Helvetica, and those who despise Arial.”
Grubing Fireball, on the new iPhone-ready Flickr.

posted by jason on Wednesday, Oct 01, 2008 · 2 comments

“There’s a very thin line
between simple and clean and powerful
and simple and clean and boring.”
Graphic designer David Carson,
former art director of Transworld Skateboarding and Raygun magazines,
and former professional surfer, in this clip from Helvetica.

posted by jason on Monday, Sep 29, 2008 · 1 comment

Arial or Helvetica?

Prove your typographical know-how with the Arial or Helvetica test. I got 8/10. (If you have no clue, the differences between Arial and Helvetica are explained in a link at the bottom of the page. Check it out.)

posted by randy on Saturday, Oct 20, 2007