Helvetica is one of the most popular typefaces in the world.
Technically speaking, it’s a sans serif Grotesque typeface, inspired by and based on the Akzidenz-Grotesk typeface created by Berthold around 1898.
In practical terms, though, it’s used by designers at independent firms, big corporations, and everything in between, from all over the world.
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