May 2019

As you may know, Helvetica is a well-known, universal typeface that has been around since the 1950’s. Whether we notice it or not, it is everywhere we look—on billboards, subway signage, storefronts, menus, magazines—you name it. Countless amounts of large companies use this font in their logos, such as Jeep, Target, Staples, Ebay, Burger King and Crate&Barrel. Logos such as NASA, American Airlines, and New York subway stop marks use this font specifically due to its ability to be legible in motion. Something interesting about Helvetica is that people either love it or hate it. On one hand, it is neutral, simple