Drumroll please. This year’s scholarship winner is…

Congratulations to our 2022-23 Hh scholarship recipient, Antoni Carlson. What can we tell you about Antoni? He’s an open-hearted, honest, and sincere person – the type who naturally wants to support others. He’s also super chill. “I like to go with the flow,” Antoni says. And he stays in the flow by connecting with nature – camping, backpacking, skiing. Being just minutes from the mountains is something he loves about living in Spokane. “It’s relaxing to get away from everything. It just feels right.” But, oh boy, does Antoni’s demeanor change when you mention something creative like photography or [...]

October 19th, 2022|news|

The 2022 Helveticahaus Scholarship application is LIVE!

You’ve probably heard the news. A buck ain’t what it used to be. It takes a lot more of your paycheck to buy a gallon of gas and a six-pack of whatever it is you kids are drinking these days. We’re not economists, but we are old. And we remember the last time inflation was this stupid: back when we were students at Spokane Falls Community College. When Donna Summer and Rod Stewart ruled the airwaves. When minimum wage was less than $3 an hour. And when President Jimmy Carter told the American Society of Newspaper Editors that we [...]

May 25th, 2022|news|

Helveticahaus Scholarship Winners Announced

When CK and Linda Anderson founded Helveticahaus in 2015, it wasn’t just about showcasing “the most revered font in the world.” That, it turns out, was just an excuse: to do the more important work of inspiring design students throughout the Inland Northwest. And within a year, proceeds from merchandise sales had funded the first graphic design scholarship at the founders’ alma mater: Spokane Falls Community College. The tradition continues in 2021 with the awarding of $2,500 in scholarships to SFCC students Dina Curtis, Elisabeth Empey, Mikael Leighty, Breanna Stewart, and Tierney Vogler. Five winners? “We received not only [...]

December 8th, 2021|news|

The 2021 Helveticahaus Scholarship application is LIVE!

Normalcy. Not exactly the sort of ideal that we creative types aspire to, but boy does that word have a nice ring to it these days. As COVID beats a hasty retreat, we can all bid adieu to face-mask breath, interminable Zoom meetings, and – alas – stimmy checks. But as the eminent poet-philosopher Meat Loaf once sang, two out of three ain’t bad. Unless, of course, you’re enrolled at Spokane Falls Community College as an incoming second-year graphic design student – in which case we’re prepared to continue the largesse with a check for $1,000 toward next year’s tuition. All you have to do [...]

May 25th, 2021|news|

Here’s some good news for you.

Jason & Ksenia & Madison & $2000. See these fresh-faced students full of hope and promise? Take a good look – before their spirits are broken and their confidence destroyed. (Kidding! Everything is going to be perfect!) This is where your money goes when you buy from Helveticahaus: to students like Jason Thomas (left), Ksenia “Susha” Akimova (center), and Madison Allen (right), recipients of the 2020 Helveticahaus design scholarship. They’re the next generation of graphic designers, and honestly, we couldn’t be more proud – or more excited for the future. And who couldn’t use a little more excitement after [...]

October 9th, 2020|news|

The 2020 Helveticahaus Scholarship application is LIVE!

In the 1965 film Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet – set in the year 2020 – the moon has been colonized and cosmonauts are on their way to Venus. (Spoiler alert: They land on the surface and do battle with, you guessed it, all manner of giant prehistoric beasts. Obviously.) In real-life 2020, however, it’s been nearly 50 years since anyone’s set foot on the moon and nobody even talks about Venus. Thanks to COVID-19, your first year in design school is abruptly cut short, you have to stand in line outside of Trader Joe’s just to buy a banana, and [...]

May 22nd, 2020|news|

Let’s Just Call It Our Gift to You

Yes, we aim to help young designers pursue and achieve their career aspirations. And yes, all Helveticahaus profits go toward providing support to students earning graphic design degrees at Spokane Falls Community College. But we’re also here for you. That’s why, for the next four days only, EVERYTHING* in the shop is 25% off! Just click on the big red button in your cart and we'll do the rest. Call it a win-win-win: (1) You get to save money on the (2) joy you’re spreading through gift-giving while (3) helping give a leg up to [...]

December 16th, 2019|news|

We have a winner!

“One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do,” wrote the great philosopher Harry Nilsson back in 1967. “Two can be as bad as one; it’s the loneliest number since the number one.” All of which may or may not have something to do with the fact that there are not one, not two, but three recipients of this year’s coveted Helveticahaus scholarship: Cody Thomas, Elizabeth Pierce, and Roman Dorr. The Spokane Falls Community College design students were chosen by a selection committee comprising design professionals, educators, and community leaders. Two of this year’s recipients have returned to school [...]

October 9th, 2019|news|

Hhsf scholarship deadline: Monday, August 19

We thought we understood each other. You’re about to enter your second year in SFCC’s graphic design program; we’re prepared to pay $1,000 toward your tuition. Look, we get it. You’ve got things to do, like worrying about the state of the world and wondering whether you’ll ever make enough money to move out of your parents’ house. And brunch. So many brunches. Here’s the thing. Not only can we help; we want to help – by paying for a portion of your schooling. So stop what you’re doing and fill out the easy online application. It’s fast, it’s fun, [...]

July 17th, 2019|news|

SFCC Hh Scholarship ’19-’20

So. You’ve successfully navigated year one of SFCC’s graphic design program – that Byzantine labyrinth of classes, projects, and assignments that would cause even the heartiest of souls to despair. And you’re thinking to yourself, Self, I could sure use a break right about now. Don’t. Just…don’t. Instead, head on over to the official Helveticahaus scholarship application page for a chance to win $1,000 toward next year’s tuition – along with fame and glory and the respect of your peers. (But mainly the cash.) We’re not in the business of handing out a fat stack to just anyone, though, so [...]

May 30th, 2019|news|


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