Helvetica, the typeface choice of many international brands, has been one of the most popular fonts since 1957. As more versions of the Helvetica font were developed around the 1970′s, a lot of confusion was created with respect to the names, features and styles as a font with one weight was often known by more than one name.
To sort this confusion, Linotype completely redrew the fonts in the Helvetica family to solve issues related to the alignment, the weight and the width of fonts. This series was known as Helvetica Neue and it came with features like an easy numbering system to identify various styles. One impressive font from the family is the Helvetica Neue Light Condensed Oblique that is characterized by thin width, less spacing and slightly sloping curves.