Monday, February 02, 2009

Helvetica - Swiss made

SN850661_helvetica
Photo prise lors de mon dernier séjour à l’hôpital.
Taken at my last visit at the hospital.

Helvetica was developed in 1957 by Max Miedinger with Eduard Hoffmann at the Haas'sche Schriftgiesserei (Haas type foundry) of Münchenstein, Switzerland...  After the success of Univers, Arthur Ritzel of Stempel redesigned Neue Haas Grotesk into a larger family.
In 1960, the typeface's name was changed by Haas' German parent company Stempel to Helvetica — derived from Confoederatio Helvetica, the Latin name for Switzerland — in order to make it more marketable internationally. (Wikipedia)

3 comments :

Phoff said...

J'ai l'impression que tu as déjà vu ce film :

http://www.helveticafilm.com/

Sinon, j'ai l'impression que tu vas l'aimer.

Brian Branch said...

En effet, j’ai vu et j’ai bien aimé.

Brian Branch said...

En effet, j’ai vu et j’ai bien aimé.