Wednesday, July 09, 2008

I'm always on time, but a year late

Source: Erik Spiekermann in Helvetica

This is an interesting documentary. You know Helvetica. It's everywhere. The font is only some 50 years old but it helped to change the visual landscape of the world. There are artists new and old who consider it the pinacle of typography. There was at least one who said it represented the reason for the Vietnam war. Who knew?

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