Famous Logos in Papyrus Font

Steve Lovelace

Steve Lovelace is a writer, photographer and graphic artist. After graduating Michigan State University in 2004, he taught Spanish in Samoa before moving to Dallas, Texas. He blogs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at http://steve-lovelace.com.

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  1. I think one of the reasons why it’s such a despised font is that it’s designed to look reminiscent of ancient Egyptian lettering, but it’s used for situations that aren’t trying to communicate ancient, Egyptian, or hand-crafted.

  2. eb says:

    I cringe every time I see Edible Arrangements – papyrus should be restricted to the under 12 demographic only. There is no instance where it tells the audience you are a professional with it.

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