Soloist font makes it on Swiss roll of honour

‘Helvetica is the shift worker and the solo entertainer of typefaces,’ writes Lars Müller in the preamble to Homage to a Typeface, his cornucopia of design uses and abuses from the past 40 years (page of Knoll branding pictured).

‘Helvetica is the shift worker and the solo entertainer of typefaces,’ writes Lars Müller in the preamble to Homage to a Typeface, his cornucopia of design uses and abuses from the past 40 years (page of Knoll branding pictured).

From Lufthansa logos to album covers, via Richard Prince artworks and Trainspotting posters, this book has them all. Impress your friends by knowing that the ‘forgotten designer’ of the font was Max Miedinger.

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