I Feel Like Annoying Typeface Nerds Today…

by Joey deVilla on April 22, 2008

…hence the graphic below:

Helvetica Serif (a.k.a. Times)

You can also call it “Arial Serif” if you like, because Arial and Helvetica are the same thing.

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Watts April 22, 2008 at 12:36 pm

Saying Arial and Helvetica are the same thing is going to incite a Type Nerd riot. 😀

geo April 22, 2008 at 3:56 pm

Helvetica and Arial are like Transformers and Gobots. Your parents might have thought they were the same, but instead of getting you Optimus Prime, you got this lame ass robot that turns into a dump truck. The horror.

http://www.ms-studio.com/articlesarialsid.html

Gianni Chiappetta April 22, 2008 at 8:48 pm

I wish I could internet slap you for that Helvetica == Arial comment!

Amy April 24, 2008 at 11:39 am

Now THIS deserves a “Mission Accomplished” banner!

chiamattt April 25, 2008 at 2:16 am

Have you seen the Helvetica documentary? If you have not, you should. It’s really interesting.

Alen November 11, 2008 at 3:47 am

Keep up the good work! 🙂

brandonjarvis November 15, 2008 at 10:33 am

Hmm. Good.

Paul February 12, 2009 at 4:00 pm

@Gianni: Actually, Helvetica === Arial, same type.

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