Man who made Helvetica famous dies

Posted by scottstoel on February 28, 2014 at 9:25 am.

“It is not a letter that’s bent to shape; it’s a letter that lives in a powerful matrix of surrounding space,” Mike Parker said. “It’s — oh, it’s brilliant when it’s done well.”

Mike Parker, considered the “godfather” of the Helvetica font, died on Sunday, February 23.