You’ve no doubt read articles by plenty of other graphic designers and typographers railing against Comic Sans, but they say a picture paints a thousand words.
Comic sans was designed in the early 90’s to be used in, you guessed it, comics. Despite this specific purpose, it’s regularly used and abused for just about anything, however inappropriate.
Would people be paying hundreds of dollars for a bottle of perfume with this on the label? I think not.
$100,000 for a car to have this logo on the front?
Or this? No…
How would your perception of these brands differ if they actually did use Comic Sans as the primary typeface of their brand identity? I suspect it would be a great deal.
Comic Sans should not be used for everything. ‘Nough said?
Updated September 21st, with some additional logos.