Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which recently celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. Helvetica has been shown at over 200 film festivals, museums, design conferences, and cinemas worldwide, and is now available on DVD and online rental or download. Get more info about the film...

The Design Film Trilogy - Helvetica was the first film in a trilogy of design documentaries by Gary Hustwit. His second film, Objectified, looked at the world of industrial design, and the creativity at work behind everything from toothbrushes to tech gadgets. The third film in the Design Film Trilogy, Urbanized, focused on the design of cities. Follow Gary on Twitter for updates on his new projects.

New Book Project: Helvetica/Objectified/Urbanized: The Complete Interviews- The full unreleased interviews from all three films in the Design Film Trilogy. The book will be published in June 2014, get on our email list and we'll notify you when it's available to order.























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Helvetica is now available as a digital download for USA iTunes users.