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Helvetica Help!

Discussion in 'Font Forum:' started by Yeebles, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. Yeebles

    Yeebles New Member

    Hi, I'm planning on doing a presentation on Helvetica at school and was wondering if any body had any ideas for a catchy title I could use to entice non-typography fans to attend. Also, does anybody have any suggestions on interesting suggestions which i could use. (I have seen the film Helvetica)
  2. Pete

    Pete Member

    "Helpvetica - An informative guide to the world's favourite typeface."

    I admit, it's cheesy. It's been a long day.
  3. Yeebles

    Yeebles New Member

    Thanks for the quick response! Yes that is full of cheese but I like it. Keep 'em comin'!
  4. KevJaques

    KevJaques Member

    HELLYEAVetica ;) we're all dammed to hell ;) heheh
  5. Pete

    Pete Member

    I can already see the massive pun-potential of this thread.

    Yeebles, do you have an idea on what you're gonna base your presentation on? I'd be tempted to start at Akzidenz and go through to Verdana/Arial, keep the intro short, informative and snappy though. Then, show examples of the many applications of the font. Maybe tell your audience about the Swiss school of design and it's influence on the design world.

    Your aim should be for your audience to go home thinking "Was that Helvetica I just saw on that sign?".
  6. Yeebles

    Yeebles New Member

    Thanks that is similar to what I have drafted but I like the Swiss design part. Also I have spent some time around the town which my school is in (it is a small town) taking pictures of Helvetica signs and logos to held get them wondering.

    Thanks for your help!

    Also I'm enjoying the two puns we have so far.
  7. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

    Helvetica : A presentation with Character!

    I'll get me coat!
  8. andyd8

    andyd8 Member

    Helvetica: A day in the life
    Helvetica: Arial must die
    Helvetica light, with 50% less fat

    I dont know where I'm going with this
  9. Xenonsoft

    Xenonsoft Active Member

  10. KevJaques

    KevJaques Member

    yay Fred :)
    I reckon he should have a good presentation heheh :)
  11. yogavenger

    yogavenger New Member

    Teach Evil

    I say go with Teach Evil! :icon_notworthy:
  12. yogavenger

    yogavenger New Member

    …or Vile Cheat

  13. Xenonsoft

    Xenonsoft Active Member


  14. 30two

    30two New Member

    "Stop Stealing Sheep"
  15. CYoung

    CYoung Member

    I think I'll trademark this.

    How about: I shot the Serif™
  16. KevJaques

    KevJaques Member

    Yea like it heheh :)
  17. yogavenger

    yogavenger New Member

    If we are turning musical…

    …how about 'Highway to Helvetica?'
  18. KevJaques

    KevJaques Member

    Yea another good one heh, bit of ACDC :)

    "Hells-Vells-tica" heh
  19. ms_dave

    ms_dave Member

    Hi, i was just looking through some old stuff and found an issue all based around helvetica in vektorika magazine.
    I can email it over to you if you want to PM me your email address. You might find it interesting!


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