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Why Helvetica is not great
Why Helvetica is not great

Type design is a rather obscure profession but even the typefaces themselves don’t get too much attention by the general public. Most people could only name a few typefaces, but among those few are always Times New Roman, Arial and Helvetica. Well-known and popular or not, in this article I will show you why Helvetica is not the great typeface people perceive it to be.

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Arial is often frowned upon due to its history, but what most people don’t know is that Helvetica has a very similar history. A bit different, but as far as I’m concerned it’s just as dubious and embarrassing. As most people who are interested in typefaces might know, Max Miedinger is the designer of Helvetica. However, what most people probably don’t know is that Max Miedinger was not a type designer. Miedinger st
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Edit: I've just woken up to a night's worth of replies to this journal and people have made a great point about the fact that I could put these deviations in storage until the situation has ended, which I just have. If you are new to the conversation and wonder what kind of deviation we're talking about, they are the same kind of montages seen on that blog:
As you can easily guess from the stats on my profile, I don't post very often. I try to, because it's important to use the website I help build. So when last year, for fun, I made these montages I thought it might make people I'm in touch with on dA laugh, or at least smile at the absurdity of them. And some did. When I submitted them, fourteenthstar and her team saw that they could be controversial and they were discussed during a meeting with her team. I had submitted the images with default settings, so they made me disable prints immediately. That made total sense to me, I felt stupid f
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AutoPilotGirl Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Recently I've seen several art thieves and recolors and I'm irked that I can't do anything about it since the reporting system has changed, only allowing the owners of the content to report it. 
Can the staff do something about it? Thanks.
SelflessDevotions Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2019   Digital Artist
Happy birthday! :love:
exotic-legends Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2019  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday. :) (Smile)
Have an awesome day. :D (Big Grin)
KaporalBlackSheep Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday ! birthday cake 
MikoChatta Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2019  Student Digital Artist
I found a person on DA and he is basically the same guy who got banned and replied to my friend saying  to kill herself 
Dcxod3k-55620044-8da3-459f-8cab-a30b898cebe4 by MikoChatta   this isn't belong to me she took a screenshot for proof
Saiyanstrong Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
So, Hi.
I am contacting you, because I made a mistake.…

This deviant, above. I was rude, for which I apologized, and he wants to get me banned. Please don’t ban me.
PekerSweet Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018   General Artist
Hi, they keep showing an advert for a website called “UkrainianCharm” and it’s really bugging me now. I think it may be a glitch that you and some other admins need to fix because I’ve been seeing it a good 100 times or more. Please fix this glitch ASAP.
danitiny2013 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2018  Hobbyist Filmographer
can I close my group?
specialized666 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2018  Professional Interface Designer
Hi, have an awesome day  :happybounce:
rainbows2424 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey there. There's this woman who constantly harasses me with rude words like: "screw you you little shit". Name of the user is SpokenMind93. Could you please look into this and take action on her?
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