so you think you can tell Arial from Helvetica?

In Uncategorized on October 4, 2009 at 4:04 pm

David Friedman has taken 20 Helvetica logos and redone them in Arial.

americanairlines-arialor  americanairlines-helvetica ?

Take the quiz here.

I’ve got 18 out of 20(missed Mattel and Toyota) but the rest of them are quite easy to spot if you know where to look.

Hint: for the tough choices, the original logos have better kerning.

Oh, and another typography related link – trailer for the Helvetica documentary:

  1. you have too much free time

  2. Funny, I also missed Mattel and Toyota and got the other 18 correct. Guess those two are the tough ones.

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