The Helvetica we see today in the digital world is not the same as the original, pre-digital Helvetica. Throughout the years, many small features of Helvetica have been lost in translation due to it being tweaked for various typesetting technologies. Neue Haas Grotesk was Helvetica’s original name and type designer Christian Schwartz has attempted to bring back the original Helvetica typeface and set history right.
Based on font usage data on Typewolf, as well as site submissions designers have been sending me lately, these are the 10 fonts that I predict will be hot in 2019. When you subscribe to my weekly type roundup newsletter, I’ll send you a free PDF with a list of my predictions.