Sounds like a Font made for April Fools Day, doesn’t it. And maybe it is, but according to the Wikipedia folks, that is the original name of HELVETICA. And I guess “font” is really inaccurate – I believe we are talking about typefaces here.
HOWEVER – in WordPress, if you try to use Helvetica, you get Arial. I want Helvetica, but apparently I can’t have it. So, I’m having a type-off. I would like to know:
- What is your preferred typeface/font?
- Do you prefer Arial or Verdana in the samples below?
Hmmm. I want Helvetica to be my new default font. But looks like my preference is:
I think the default typeface for this theme is Times New Roman, but I’m not sure. This is a serif font, while
- A Crash Course in Typography: The Basics of Type (noupe.com)
- April Fool’s Day: Helvetica becomes Comic Sans and Gmail Motion is on the move (pennlive.com)
- Arial vs Helvetica (matamala.wordpress.com)
- “Cure for the Common Font” – A Web Designer’s Introduction to Typeface Selection (typographica.org)