Pope Benedict XVI has officially retired, and the Vatican has published a 62-page online photo album to commemorate his papacy. The captions consist of quotes from the pontiff and conclude with his resignation letter all of which are set entirely in Comic Sans. As all seasoned graphic designers know, this is a desecration of [...]
Love it or hate it, Comic Sans is one of the most popular fonts in the world. Vincent Connare designed the font for Microsoft in 1995. He described it is best being used for “new computer users and families with children”. Despite this it has constantly been misused and can be seen everywhere from school [...]
Mashable published a great article on the history of Comic Sans today.
Dave and Holly Combs of ban comic sans have been creating positive messages in public spaces since 2007. (2002 if you count the message to ban comic sans.) Their new project is called the Department of Public Words and it aims to create more positive messages in public spaces through art installations and murals. Find [...]
We wholeheartedly disagree with the message behind this song, but it’s really well done so we’re sharing it with you. For more from gunnarolla click here.
Surface Area is brand new zine from the people behind ban comic sans as well as PEEL Magazine and Robots Will Kill. Check it!
Fonts.com has published a great article, The Story Behind Comic Sans.
Check out this awesome poster design by Photocoyote. Check out more work by Photocoyote: http://www.flickr.com/photocoyote
We’ve reached 100 signatures on our petition to Google to ban Comic Sans from Gmail, but we have a long way to go. We need your support. Please sign the petition today!