Swash Helvetica

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Jonathan Clede's picture
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Joined: 11 Jan 2003 - 3:14am
Swash Helvetica
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Has anyone designed swash caps that would go with Helvetica?

Yes, I know this is a bit riduculous, but I'm not entirely convinced that it's a foolish idea.

I've found Canterbury Swash Sans, which is a step in the right direction. Anything else?

Tiffany Wardle's picture
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Joined: 13 Jul 2001 - 11:00am
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You want Helvetica Flair by Phil Martin. AFAIK it hasn't been digitized yet.
Read a great interview by Mark Simonson at Typographica.

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jonathan bennett's picture
Joined: 25 Jan 2007 - 10:05am
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check this out

http://www.bpfoundry.com/fonts/cut.htm?font=15&cut=36

its based on their neutral typeface which is similar to Helvetica, don't think its commercially available yet but i have seen it used outside of Esquire mag so try contacting them

Fredrik Andersson's picture
Joined: 10 May 2005 - 11:13am
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Ray Larabies Coolvetica offers a few swashesque details. Well, the G at least. It's for free.