A hand holding a metal plate with four letters of type: 'Helv' with rows of other letters in the background
Text reads:'Helvetica. ItŐs everywhere: this typeface spells out tax forms, labels, street signs and company logos. 

More than half a century old, this ubiquitous font encompasses the worlds of design, advertising, psychology and communication. HELVETICA explores the places, people and history of the font, revealing a new and surprising aspect of the thousands of words we see every day.' Read more about the film Check Local Listings Watch Preview
Massimo Vignelli. Text reads: '“The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.”
—Massimo Vignelli'
Gary Hustwit
Behind the Scenes
“I wanted to see a documentary about graphic design and typography, but I couldn’t find one. So I made one.
What Font Are You?
Fonts have personality. There’s the classic traditionalist like Times New Roman, or the playful sort, such as Comic Sans, and then there’s Helvetica, ubiquitous and reliable.
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