Homage to Papyrus
HOMAGE TO PAPYRUS
The “other font” that designers love to hate.
Papyrus was designed by Chris Costello in 1982...he was just 23 years old. The typeface was hand drawn over the course of 6 months. Kudos to Chris for leaving his mark on the world by age 23!
If we didn’t have Papyrus, designers would immediately have 50% less jokes. Do the math...no Comic Sans and no Papyrus...designers cease being funny.
Papyrus was infamously used on the Avatar movie poster in 2009. (Yes, it was modified.)
Papyrus was even more infamously teased in the Saturday Night Live sketch with Ryan Gosling in 2017. You should watch this. YouTube search... Ryan Gosling Papyrus