The Revival of Helvetica Redesign

The most widely used typeface ever created, Helvetica; was developed by Swiss designer Max Miedinger in 1957 as sekuel of the so-called “grotesque” typefaces developed in Germany in the 19th Century.

In 1980, Haas Unica Introduced as the typeface designed to be sort of Helvetica’s sequel, it was missing to history immediately after its arrival, and never been available as a digital typeface until now.

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After 30 years of its disappearance, Neue Haas Unica released this year by Monotype. The original film was found by Dan Rhatigan in 2012. He showed the materials to Monotype designer, Toshi Omagari; who redrew the letters from scratch and he came up with the Neue Haas Unica as we see today.

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