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By Matt Birchler
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Helvetica Is Actually a Display Typeface

Helvetica Is Actually a Display Typeface

Gramatika: On Type Measurements, Hyphen Spacings and Other Minor Considerations

The truth is: Helvetica is actually a display font. It works best in large sizes, carefully (and playfully!) manually composed1. It’s a display typeface which is deeply ashamed to admit it.

Hard to argue with this.

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Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.