Neue Helvetica® font family
Designed by Linotype Design Studio in 1983
Max Miedinger in 1957
It's original numbering system for the weight designations came from Adrian Frutiger's numbering system for the
Neue Helvetica sets new standards in terms of its form and number of variants. It is the quintessential sans serif font, timeless and neutral, and can be used for all types of communication. Neue Helvetica is one of three Helvetica typeface families from Linotype. Aside from the original
Neue Helvetica contains 51 different font weights. All weights are also available in Central European versions, supporting the languages of Central and Eastern Europe. Lastly, 34 weights are available in Cyrillic versions.
Many customers ask us what good non-Latin typefaces can be mixed with Neue Helvetica. Fortunately, Neue Helvetica Paneuropean already has Cyrillic versions,
Chinese fonts that pair well with Neue Helvetica:
MHei HK (Traditional Chinese)
MHei PRC (Simplified Chinese)
Japanese fonts that pair well with Neue Helvetica:
Korean fonts that pair well with Neue Helvetica:
Neue Helvetica 33 Thin Extended
be installed on a computer for
use with applications.
Licensed per computer.
@font-face rule. They are licensed
for a set number of page views with
no time limitation.
in your mobile application. Each app
and platform requires a separate license.
embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or
eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per title.
a server and e.g. used by automated
processes to create items.
A license is per server core CPU per year.
on which the font will be installed.
that you can use over time. We’ll let
you know when you’re running low.
Platforms you intend to embed the
font in. A license is valid for the life
of the version of the app.
you intend to embed the font in. Each license
is valid for one title for the life of that title.
CPUs of the servers on which
the font will be installed.
A license has a term of 1 year.
the font: OT (OpenType) with
Postscript outlines (OT CFF) or
TrueType outlines (OT TTF).
the font: W1G (98 languages),
COM (56 languages),
PRO (33 languages) or
STD (21 languages).
available in. These differ in contained
characters and file size. You get all
available versions with your license.
Typecast is a web-based tool to create visual
and semantic designs. Check for readability,
rendering and beauty then share a working
prototype of your design.
Tip: Add fonts to your Favorites, then test your custom selection in Typecast!
STD supports at least 21 languages.
Windows menu name: HelveticaNeueLT Std Thin Ext
PostScript name: HelveticaNeueLTStd-ThEx
PostScript full name: HelveticaNeueLTStd-ThEx