Arial & Helvetica

Arial & Helvetica

Oct 20

Do you know the differences between Arial and Helvetica? No? Then have a look:

Designer(s): Max Miedinger, Eduard Hoffmann
Foundry(ies): Haas, Linotype
Release Year: 1957
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Classification: Sans Serif, Grotesk
Original Format: Metal (Foundry)
Distributor(s): Linotype, FontShop, Adobe, MyFonts

Designer(s): Robin Nicholas, Patricia Saunders
Publisher: Microsoft
Design owner: Monotype Imaging
Classification: Sans Serif, Grotesk
Original foundry: Monotype
Release Year: 1982

Now let’s see if you can spot the differences here.


  1. Very good post. People love the drama, don’t they?

  2. Delia Kruzel

    Thanks for the great story. I will return often to read more.

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