Mark Your Calendars for "Helvetica"

Posted Oct 20, 2007 & filed under Boise, Culture

The prolific typeface, Helvetica, celebrates it's 50th birthday in 2007. What better way to celebrate than a screening of the documentary film "Helvetica," by Gary Hustwit. A screening is being presented by AIGA Idaho at The Flicks -- be sure to mark your calendars for December 11th.I'll drop a few names for you designer-types out there:
"Interviewees in Helvetica include some of the most illustrious and innovative names in the design world, including Erik Spiekermann, Matthew Carter, Massimo Vignelli, Wim Crouwel, Hermann Zapf, Neville Brody, Stefan Sagmeister, Michael Bierut, David Carson, Paula Scher, Jonathan Hoefler, Tobias Frere-Jones, Experimental Jetset, Michael C. Place, Norm, Alfred Hoffmann, Mike Parker, Bruno Steinert, Otmar Hoefer, Leslie Savan, Rick Poynor, Lars Muller, and many more."

View the trailer and some video clips on the "Helvetica" website, and gather more event details at aigaidaho.org.