Helvetica® Now Variable

More. Helvetica. Now.

Helvetica®  Now Variable builds on the groundbreaking work of 2019’s Helvetica Now release—all of the clarity, simplicity and neutrality of classic Helvetica with everything 21st-century designers need (optical sizing, stylistic alternates, and extended character set).

Helvetica Now Variable offers designers more of everything: more creative freedom; more typographic expression; and more power.

Helvetica Now Variable. More. Helvetica. Now.

Designers

  • Charles Nix
  • Friedrich Althausen
  • Emilios Theofanous
  • Malou Verlomme
  • Jan Hendrik Weber

Foundry

  • Monotype Studio

Classification

  • Clear
  • Modern
  • Geometric
  • Legible
  • Advertising

About Helvetica® Now Variable

More. Helvetica. Now.

Helvetica Now Variable gives you over a million new Helvetica styles in one state-of-the-art font file (over two-and-a-half million with italics!). Use it as an extension of the Helvetica Now family or make custom-blends from its weights (Hairline to ExtraBlack), optical sizes (four point to infinity), and new Compressed and Condensed widths.

Create infinite shades of expression, incredible typographic animations, and ultra-refined typography. Its single font file makes it easier to use and wickedly fast. Load one file and access a million fonts—in a fraction of the size of a traditional font family. More freedom. More expression. More power. More. Helvetica. Now.

Designers

Charles Nix

Charles Nix

Charles Nix is a Creative Type Director, designer, typographer and educator. He designed a number of popular typefaces in the Monotype Library, including Walbaum and Hope Sans, which received a Certificate of Typographic Excellence in the 22nd Annual Type Directors Club Typeface Design Competition. He’s also designed custom typefaces for Google Noto, Progressive Insurance and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Friedrich Althausen

Friedrich Althausen

Friedrich Althausen is a type designer based in Monotype’s Berlin office. He has designed typefaces for several textbooks on subjects such as mathematics and Cartography, and his typeface “Vollkorn” became widely known as one of the first free web fonts on the internet.

Emilios Theofanous

Emilios Theofanous

Monotype Senior Type Designer Emilios Theofanous, has worked on multiple custom and Library projects. Prior joining Monotype, he collaborated with international foundries and contributed to large-scale projects such as Source Serif Greek Italic for Google Fonts and Adobe.

Malou Verlomme

Malou Verlomme

Malou Verlomme was a Senior Type Designer for Monotype. His Camille typeface has the honor of being part of the collection at France’s Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP).

Jan Hendrick Weber

Jan Hendrik Weber

Hendrik Weber was a creative director for Monotype, where he advised clients on custom fonts and how to leverage type in branding. He also created the Unitext typeface, a popular design created for a myriad of branding needs.

Continue reading.

Type Trends: 2021 and Beyond

Nach einem Jahr wie kein anderes und einer wechselhaften Zukunft vor Augen, können wir zu Recht von aufregenden Zeiten für die Kommunikationsbranche reden.

Variable Fonts bei Adobe MAX 2020.

Charles Nix, Creative Type Director von Monotype, demonstriert, wie die neue Technologie der variablen Schriften, Designer in die Lage versetzt, aufregende, ansprechende und effektive Typografie zu gestalten.