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Entry no.: 413

20 Jan 2008, 9:45 PM

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Comments: 2

Design What the scrub

Remember: when in doubt, use this

Helvetica — the body scrub type, Cristian -Kit- Paul, Bangkok, 2007.

Helvetica "Goat's Milk + Salt" body scrub and other Helvetica products.

Found this in a Manga shop in Bangkok. I'm totally clueless, too.

On the other hand—you know those two holy sayings about it:

Nobody has ever been fired for choosing Helvetica.

and

When in doubt, use Helvetica.

So, all things considered, goat's milk looks like a safe bet.

Comments

Reply no.: 1

20 Jan 2008, 11:21 PM

Stefan:

What caught my eye in the image above was a thing that I never considered before O_o

The height of the + is totally unrelated to anything. I guess that I hoped it would be based on the Fibonacci sequence. It's not.
Very disappointing imo.

The evidence: http://www.stefanromanu.com/testingstuff/Grab+.jpg

Reply no.: 2

21 Jan 2008, 4:22 PM

Kit:

Stefan, measure the plus sign against lower case rather than upper case letters too see how was dimensioned.

Although few people interested in “Goat’s Milk + Salt” body scrub will probably pay attention to x-heights.

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