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Bringing a Classic into the Digital Age with Helvetica Now

Optimized for screens and design flexibility, an old favorite gets a rehaul

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InIn April 2019, Monotype launched a complete rehaul of the classic Helvetica typeface. Named Helvetica Now, it comprises an impressive three optical sizes (Micro, Text, and Display), 48 font styles, and 815 glyphs (that’s 38,976 characters…




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Peter Urfer

Peter Urfer

Experienced UX/UI Designer • Thinker • Scaler of complex issues • Advocate of systems • Patron of details • Hobbyists writer • Dad

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