Arial and Helvetica

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 31, 2002

How to Spot Arial (in comparison to Helvetica). See also The Scourge of Arial: “Arial owes its very existence to that success but is little more than a parasite—and it looks like it’s the kind that eventually destroys the host. I can almost hear young designers now saying, ‘Helvetica? That’s that font that looks kinda like Arial, right?’”