We encounter Helvetica every day, even if we don’t realise it. This Swiss-made typeface has been prolific since its 1957 creation, becoming the written voice of reliable information and trustworthy directions.
Your passage through a network of hospital corridors is often guided by signs written in Helvetica. The same goes for airports. Helvetica spells out the name of the United States on the side of space shuttles and it was once used on the gov.uk website, providing official advice for any citizen who requested it… More here.
A short, but interesting article.