Our friend Arnault Castel wrote in from Hong Kong with an announcement that will surely send fontologists' hearts a-flutter:
Last October, The "Tribute to typography – Helvetica, past, present and
future of the typography" exhibition was organised at the Laforet Museum in Harajuku.
celebrate this extraordinary font, Moleskine collaborated with the
Helvetica foundation and acclaimed Japanese designers GROOVISIONS to
create two special editions of the legendary notebooks (black and red).
A limited edition of 500 of each notebooks will be available in very selected retailers in Asia, to the pleasure of all fans of this legendary font.
"Moleskine X Helvetica Black
Limitied Edition of the "Tribute to typography – Helvetica, past, present and future of the typography" exhibition 192 pages / 9x14cm / acid-free paper Special Edition with Moleskine Hard Black Ruled Notebook. Design by GROOVISIONS, with logos debossed on both covers, customised banderole and history of Helvetica printed on the backend page. Limited Edition with 500pcs in Asia…"