Numbers, numbers, numbers; large, modernist font families like Helvetica rely on numbers to identify their multiple weights. Our first page 23 of 2018, from the latest Adventures in Typography magazine from design studio Spin, features the number 107, referring to the heaviest version of Helvetica, extra black.
It’s one of a series of crumpled Helvetica numerals titled ‘Helvetica Alt’ in this number-themed issue. Developing the experiments of last years first Adventures in Typography, this all-red...
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