(x) font id needed / 'Canola' - modified Helvetica Ultra Compressed {Stephen, Marc O}

Blind Balance's picture

any help is greatly appreciated.


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Stephen Coles's picture

The only thing in this genre that has the curve in the 'a' is Helvetica, but it's not nearly as square. How old is this sample?

marcox's picture

It's a modified Helvetica Ultra Compressed. Look at the 'o' -- it's round on the top and flat on the bottom.


Blind Balance's picture

I don't actually know how old the sample is, I believe it's been passed around and tweaked form designer to designer for some time now. You're right "originally" it was helvetica ultra compressed.

thanks for the help.

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