Helvetica

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Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. The film is an exploration of urban spaces in major cities and the type that inhabits them, and a fluid discussion with renowned designers about their work, the creative process, and the choices and aesthetics behind their use of type.

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The real achievement of the film is the way it sharpens your eye in general and makes connections between form and content, and between art and life.
— Chicago Tribune
Helvetica Updates
  • September 23, 2014

    The Design Trilogy in Seoul

    We’re pleased to announce a week of screenings of Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized …

  • September 6, 2014

    An update on the interviews book

    Greetings friends, hope you’re all well. It’s been a busy summer here in New York, …

  • May 29, 2014

    Massimo Vignelli, 1931-2014

    Last spring I spent a day photographing designer and friend Massimo Vignelli, one …

  • April 7, 2014

    Welcome to the new site

    Welcome! It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve launched a new website that consolidates …