Its the default font for every standard resume, book report, term paper, and any other official missive you can recall. Sure, it looks stately, but it also looks boring, and implies a lack of intentionality. Instead, pick a similarly styled font like Garamond or Charter to show you both care about readability as well as style. Depending on the size of your Macs screen, the font in Finder windows can be awfully small andRead more Read. You Cant Go Wrong With Helvetica. Bloomberg Stock Widget Windows 7' title='Bloomberg Stock Widget Windows 7' />Internet Explorer formerly Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer, commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE is a series of graphical web browsers. You know it, you love it, you cant live without it, its Helvetica The font synonymous with great design is always a good choice if youre not sure how to proceed with your pick of typeface. It feels professional, lighthearted, honest, Brian Hoff of Brian Hoff Design told Bloomberg. The sans serif font is modern, weighted evenly, and used in everything from Fortune 1. MTAs subway system. Sebastian Pinera wins smallerthanexpected lead in election, to face Guillier in second round. Cristobal OlivaresBloomberg Pinera has 36. Guillier. Unfortunately, if youre a Windows user youll have to actually purchase the font yourself Microsoft created its own Helvetica clone, Arial, as it chose not to license the famous font. In the words of Cleaver Magazine editor Remy Barnes, For the love of God, do not send Arial. Use Thicker Fonts for Reading on Screens. While some fonts, like Baskerville, are great for long reads on paper, theyre harder to read on devices with low resolution screens. Poor screen quality means poor rendering of the fonts thinnest lines, making reading more of a challenge. Use thicker fonts like Palatino and Georgia, which are better suited for screen reading, according to font designer and retired professor Charles Bigelow. Stop With the Comic Sans Already. Under no circumstances, unless youre 8, should you use Comic Sans. Its original purpose was to act as the text for speech bubbles in Microsoft Word. Since its creation in 9. Please license Helvetica, Microsoft.