You know that little check box you have to click on every time you download or buy something online? Let’s be honest here, do you really know what you’re agreeing to?
In 1957 three typefaces, all designed in the same neo-grotesque manner, were released: Neue Haas Grotesk by Eduard Hoffmann and Max Miedinger, Univers by Adrian Frutiger, and Folio by Konrad F. Bauer and Walter Baum.
It’s a tool you will always have available to you, no matter the project or medium.
Helvetica, originally called “Neue Haas Grotesk,” was designed in 1957 by Max Miedinger for the Haas Type Foundry in Switzerland.
Many people use the terms “font” and “typeface” interchangeably.
While working on a recent project I was struggling with optimizing the readability of the content in the interface. The product is a safety-critical interface used in aviation.