Sprint Ads Sans Serif Font

dmbrules909's picture

Anybody know what typeface this is, where to find it, and more importantly HOW TO GET IT?! :)

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aluminum's picture

That not Arial, is it? I don't think it is, but it's close. The forms are a bit wider and the 'a' is a tad different.

[edit] 'doh...that's Helvetica Neue Italic

aluminum's picture

Oh, and to get it, you'd buy it from a foundry like Adobe. You might get away with just Helvetica, which is likely installed on your system already.

barthak's picture

"Sprint" is TheSans btw.

dmbrules909's picture

Thanks. Helvetica Light Italic is a pretty close match if not a modified Helvetica type. I'm still hunting for the exact font.

I don't consider myself a typography afficiando, but I've been seeing and admiring this font on billboards everywhere! Distracting almost.

dmbrules909's picture

Definitely Helvetica Light-Italic. My day is infinitely better now. Thanks!

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