Typography: Design Standard for the Federal Identity Program

Helvetica is the official typeface for the Federal Identity Program. This includes typeface designs with minor variations under the names Helvetica, Helvetica Neue and Helvetica Now.

The weight of the typeface to be used in corporate signatures and ministerial signatures depends on the type of product. The weights and uses are as follows:

Helvetica bold may be applied to messages that appear on signage and vehicles.

See Figure 1 for sample text in the various weights.

Figure 1. Helvetica Now typeface in optical size text in light, regular, medium and bold weights

Sample text in various typeface weights

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