Comic Sans and British Spelling Blow Up Printing Costs

The Huffington Post just released a fascinating infographic developed by Pixart Printing–a European leader in selling graphic and print services–about printing costs. Would you believe that if the entire world used Comic Sans instead of Helvetica, we’d use 69 million more cartridges of ink? Or if we used American spelling instead British spelling (the Brits add letters to some words, like “colour” instead of “color”) we would save hundreds of trees? That’s what this research and creative math is telling us. Check it out:

Cost of Printing and Typefaces