I Love Typography

Helvetica vs. Arial app

Harder than it sounds Surprisingly fun for such a simple app. Free from the app store. Before playing, you might want to read ILT’s Arial vs. Helvetica.

Robin Nicholas

On Web Fonts

Arial versus Helvetica

Seconds Out, Round One Every typeface, like every one of us, has its distinguishing features. You might be forgiven for thinking that some fonts are clones, or identical twins. However, closer inspection reveals subtle differences and nuances that simply escape casual perusal. Something that can really help to heighten our sensitivity to those differences is […]

Typoholism. An Addict’s Tale

Part 1: Symptoms typoholism noun. A disorder characterized by the excessive consumption of and dependence on type, leading to physical and psychological harm and impaired social and vocational functioning. Also called typographical abuse, font dependence. You awake in a cold sweat, your hands trembling, your body stiff, eyes bloodshot; you need your fix. In every […]

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