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helvetica type neue specimen


THE HELVETICA NEUE, created by the D. Stempel AG in 1983, is a type that embodies the concept

that its design should

support the reading process, The typeface is perhaps the most neutral, pragmatic and legible.

Created in the turn of two eras,

blessed with technological advancements,

it is considered the symbol for the shift

from the era of analog to that of digital.


FAMILY

Ultra Light

Bold

Ultra Light Italic

Light

Regular

Light

Ultra Light

Condensed Black

Medium

Light Italic

Regular

Italic

Medium

Bold

Bold Italic

Condensed Black


Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. ULTRA LIGHT

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and LIGHT

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. REGULAR

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. MEDIUM

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. BOLD


Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. ULTRA LIGHT ITALIC

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times.

LIGHT ITALIC

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. ITALIC

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. CONDENSED BLACK

Unhesitatingly, summoning all his remaining energy, he sprinted across the land to reach the house. When their gazes met, nothing in this world could seem to stop them from running to each other. Finally, after all those years post-war, the 40-year-old marine soldier was able to find the love of his life through thousand miles of challenges, exhaustion and despair at times. BOLD ITALIC


D. Stempel AG, incorporating digital and technological advantages that had not yet been existent when Miedinger created Helvetica, redesigned and expanded the typeface to surmount its technological limitations and thereby created “Neue Helvetica”.

1983

Helvetica Neue

David Stempel

Bold

90

“Neutral, pragmatic and legible”

LIGHT REGULAR MEDIUM BOLD CONDENSED BLACK


A type that embodies the concept that its design should support the reading process, providing clear communication through the focus of the message rather than the letters’ design. It is perhaps the most neutral, pragmatic and

70

Regular rational-structure typeface (which resembles Switzerland, its naming inspiration). Created in the turn of two eras, it is considered the symbol for the shift from analog to digital.

Medium

85 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland

Light

55


Monocular “g” with fairly flat lower stroke

Bowl occupies top half of body

Very low contrast

Rounded shapes are nearly circular Curving leg protrudes from right side of bowl Relatively complex bowl

Stem turns sharply at baseline to form small tail.


Moderate x-height and descenders. Fairly wide body

Long bar to body center

Closed aperture

All strokes terminate at 90ยบ angles


One of the most popular and widely used American conglomerate

German airline

American automobile

Japanese motorcycle


fonts due to its legibility, simplicity and innovation. Japanese electronics equipment

American clothing

American technology

Japanese automobile

And more...


OVERVIEW


THE HELVETICA NEUE, created by the D. Stempel AG in 1983, is a type that embodies the concept

that its design should

support the reading process, The typeface is perhaps the most neutral, pragmatic and legible.

Created in the turn of two eras,

blessed with technological advancements,

it is considered the symbol for the shift

from the era of analog to that of digital.


“Neutral, pragmatic and legible”

Helvetica Neue Type Specimen  

Assignment 2 - DDM2 course Lecturer: Jaime Hoe Student: Vo Huy Hung (s3462499)

Helvetica Neue Type Specimen  

Assignment 2 - DDM2 course Lecturer: Jaime Hoe Student: Vo Huy Hung (s3462499)

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