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Just One Year Ago

On August 4, 2018, helveticka celebrated its 30th anniversary. The occasion was marked by an exhibit titled CX30: Creative Experiences, + more

Thank you, Internet…

…for all things design and cat – the best of two wonderful worlds. Cat pin puns from Niaski: Pablo Picatso, + more

Take a Breather

The internet is amazing. Typography is the coolest. Put ’em both together and you get one full 30-minute break from + more

Making Myrtle Proud

To see just how fast things came together for the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center exhibit, check out this time-lapse + more

Friends along the Way

My friend Darrell Sullens passed away May 26. Darrell served in the Navy aboard the USS Pickerel, and was a + more

Architectural Royalty

I. M. Pei recently passed away, but not without leaving a legacy of several iconic buildings from around the world. + more

Opposites Attract

One of my favorite books is The End of Print: The Graphic Design of David Carson. The now-famous 1995 publication achieved + more

Big Announcement

With the recent release of Helvetica® Now, some of you have been wondering what this means for helveticka. Glad you + more

Now and Then

In January 2014 helveticka moved to its current location – a 1930 building that’s housed a number of tenants over + more

Swissted Santa

One of my favorite gifts from this past Christmas was Swissted: Vintage Rock Posters Remixed and Reimagined. The creation of New + more

Holiday Greetings!

Every year about this time I receive a special holiday greeting. Not just any ol’ greeting, but a package of + more

One of the Best

I first met Pat Lynch around the time he mailed out a two-page, typewritten RFP for annual report design services. + more

The Power of Design

Last Friday, you’ll recall, we linked to Michael Watts’s “Cover Stories: A History of Magazine Design,” which argues that “a + more

I’ll Tumble 4 Ya

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I’d like to draw your attention to this security camera footage, obtained just this + more

Giving Back

Have you heard? Another Helveticahaus scholarship winner was just announced. This is kind of a big deal. Since they opened + more

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