Editor: Gary Hustwit Publisher: Plexifilm Publication: 2007, Limited First Edition of 1000
Limited edition box set released to coincide with the launch of Helvetica; A Documentary Film By Gary Hustwit, a feature-length documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives.
Limited edition of 1,000 copies
Box cover design by Boris Markic and Alexander Ertle
"Meet the Cast" letterpress print, designed by Experimental Jetset
"Timeline" letterpress print, designed by Build
"h" letterpress print, designed by Gary Hustwit
A still from the film, signed by Gary Hustwit, who apologizes for defacing the photo by scribbling on it
One "I love Helvetica" badge
One "| hate Helvetica" badge
One piece of vintage Helvetica metal type (actually it's Helvetica Bold Extended) Stempel Foundry, c.1970s (MISSING)
Helvetica: Homage to a Typeface by Lars Müller Publishers (2006, 2nd edition).
Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing and wear to presentation box, otherwise contents is pristine. Light rubbing to book.
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