Helvetica – no frills no thrills

Helvetica is the name of the world's most famous architectural typefaces. Paul Gapp a former architecture of the Chicago Tribune rather unkindly said it has, "no frills, no curlicues, no personality. It is neutral, anonymous and dull." Helvetica, however, has grown into a global phenomenon exhibiting both corporate and cool. Part of its charm is … Continue reading Helvetica – no frills no thrills

Blanco – A typeface for the journey (reblog)

(Reblog) Blanco - A typeface for the journey After many years working behind-the-scenes for some of the world's leading type foundries, (House Industries, Commercial Type, and Frere-Jones Type, to name but a few) my friend and mentor, Dave Foster has finally launched his own foundry and first retail type family.