Ryan Gosling is still traumatised by the Avatar logo design

The Avatar logo on a TV screen in a SNL sketch about the Papyrus typeface
(Image credit: NBC)

It's not often that typography and logo design become recurring subjects for television comedy, but Saturday Night Live's 2017 skit on the Avatar logo and the Papyrus font is one of show's most memorable pieces. And like James Cameron's blockbuster movie, it deserved a sequel.

Ryan Gosling has reprised his role as the graphic designer haunted by Disney's 'lazy' decision to use Papyrus for the Avatar logo design. Can he finally get closure? (See our pick of the best free fonts for alternatives).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.