HOME / Art : The big picture. The Helvetica Hegemony How an unassuming font took over the world. By Mia Fineman|Posted Friday, May 25, 2007, at 7:38 AM Tweet Click here to read a slide-show essay about Helvetica and the art of the font. . . . Advertisement . . Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Art articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by Mia Fineman. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL How Can You Survive in an Air Bubble 100 Feet Underwater for Three Days? Rule No. 1 for Female Academics: Don’t Have a Baby Wu-Tang’s GZA Teaches Kids Science With Least-Lame Classroom Rap Ever Mia Fineman is a writer and curator in New York. Click here to load comments.