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Helvetica: Rumnik Cheema

To begin with I would like to start by saying that this documentary does an amazing job making the idea of type and Helvetica to be exact. The documentary goes in to great depth on how and why the font … Continue reading

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Helvetica – Victoria Henry-LeMaster

I think the most important thing about Helvetica is that time and time again in the documentary it is mentioned how it can be used for really anything. The versatility of the font creates endless possibilities for design use. No … Continue reading

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Helvetica: Jane Doe

The san-serif typeface Helvetica was designed in 1957 by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann at the Haas Type Foundry in Switzerland.  It was created in the post-World War II era of modernism in Switzerland.  It was originally named after the … Continue reading

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Helvetica-Emily Deichmann

From billboards to taxi cabs to subway stations and store windows Helvetica is everywhere. Most people use this font because it is just there like how a lot of people go to McDonalds because its just there you don’t have … Continue reading

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Helvetica: Hunter Kozol

  Helvetica is one of the most used fonts in the world. It is used to represent companies, give instructions, label street signs, and much more. The popularity of the font comes from its design. In the documentary Helvetica, typists … Continue reading

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Extra Credit Helvetica Film Blog Post Jan Conrad Rac

Before Helvetica it was such a different font  and the graphic design and typography was uses In a cartoonish way. Since the birth of Helvetica it has been the leading and dominant typeface which is a good marketing assets in assisting … Continue reading

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Helvetica – Juan Nolazco

After watching the documentary Helvetica, I have come to understand the controversy behind the typeface and why it is both revered as well as hated. To understand why this type has such a strong effect on people and designers, the … Continue reading

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Helvetica – Sean Mirts

Helvetica was designed by swiss designer Max Miedinger along with Eduard Hoffman in 1957. As with many swiss creations precision and accuracy are held in the highest regard, Helvetica being no exception. With such a clean design the typeface spread … Continue reading

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Blog Post Art Museum Jan Rac

Going to the Art museum was super interesting a lot of different form of arts in a different types of medium we saw videos, sculptures, and art work. I think that all the different medium and arts have a message … Continue reading

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Art Museum: Peyton Taffe

During the visit to the WSU art museum, I found Robert Rauschenberg’s Autobiography,  to be the most interesting. It features three large lithograph prints that tell a narrative of his life. The first image is of his astrological birth chart overlaying … Continue reading

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