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Helvetica Is Actually a Display Typeface Share

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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