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there is also a black edition. and both are in my drawer. joy, joy.
Lucky lucky! But i'm quite over the helvetica hype..
Love moleskine, such quality I’ve never been able to find anywhere else, but helvetica?
I'm very sorry if I’m being dumb, or even offending anyone, but I never been able to get on with the font. It is beautifully simple, and it is probably this same reason that many people like it. But too me this attribute makes it is just a bit cold.
I like moleskine, and I love helvetica, but for some reason the combination just doesn't do it for me.
I do think there's a bit too much helvetica hoopla at the moment, but I basically still love it.
Helvetica is someday going to incite war. First, Helvetica will become a religion, Helvetao, whose worshipers will spread the gospel of their messiah, Massimo Vignelli. The pinnacle of their belief system will be that only two typefaces be used in all communications materials: Helvetica and Bodoni. Their symbol will be the Helvetaoist H & Crossbones:
They will insist that all other typefaces are unnecessary. "There are too many typefaces," they will say. They may even quote Eric Gill, "There are now about as many different varieties of letters as there are different kinds of fools." And they will do this all the while designing and producing new kinds of chairs, tea kettles, plates, saucers, flatware, etc. Yes, those items of which we so desperately need variety.
This reductive typographic ideology will spread rapidly until threee key figures launch an insurgency. David Carson, Marian Bantjes, and a small town hero, Joe the sign painter. Business signage set in Helvetica will be ripped down and retrofitted with Marian's custom flourishing letter forms. David will design recruitment posters set in Zapf Dingbats.
Hey, don't kill the messenger. Things are going to get heated. Websites like BanComicSans.com and BanPapyrus are just the beginning.
Ha ha ha. You guys are funny.
Still love my Moleskine.
We shall fight them on the bench wares, the post-its and the Giant Microsoft. We shall have to show the Helvetao that there is glory in un-conformity, that there is power in diversity and that there is no sin in serif.
What's all the fuss about? it's just a Moleskine (nice) with some Helvetica on it (boring).