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Archive for category: Helvetica

Helvetica in situ

   (2008.05.25)

Concrete Toronto.

Brutalist concrete structure with red accents is labelled Greenwood School in (also red) Helvetica

Beautiful, isn’t it?

   (2008.04.20)
Oily-looking CN locomotive carries the number 4135 in Helvetica
   (2008.02.29)
Art Shoppe delivery van sits parked across the street from two lines of snowy garbage bags and recycling bins
   (2008.02.26)
Pink area alongside standing copper pipe reads fits ½ʺ COPPER CTS-CPVC 3/8” IRON-PIPES
   (2008.01.06)
Shadow cast onto TTC shelter’s transit map reads r Birch Ave in Helvetica
   (2007.10.21)

Not Letraset. And presumably not pronounced “gooeytype.”

Fingers hold crinkled sheet of Geotype instant lettering (Helvetica typeface) in front of a light
   (2007.07.18)

Russell eetcarstray yard, Leslieville. The repair bays hide in plain sight and glow like alien craft of a winter afternoon.

Is that real Helvetica or Swiss 721?

   (2007.03.27)

Rather extravagant orange Didot (or didot, generically) italics with crapola Helvetica and ITC Bookman. And handlettering.

Sign reads anita’s hair styling in orange italics, with other signs tacked above and extending from the end

Bit of a Cabbagetown mishmash that could stand in for a Leslieville mishmash.

   (2006.10.15)
Shop window has Vietnamese sign made of teal adhesive letters in Helvetica

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