Since 1982, when Arial was designed to avoid Helvetica licensing fees, a war has raged within the design community over each font’s superiority. Actually, that’s a lie: more like (understandable) one-sided insistence that Helvetica trumps Arial every time.

But the question is, can you tell the difference?

No doubt seasoned designers and typographers can tell in a split-second glance, but I’m not convinced that the horde of haters can. Put your skills to the test with the Helvetica Quiz.

helvetica Can you tell Arial from Helvetica? Put it to the test.