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Top 10 Fonts of 2016

“You can neither win nor lose if you don’t run the race,” David Bowie once said. Those words are more than just a clever observation from a brilliant star extinguished far too soon. The “race” might mean anything, or everything: finding success in life, getting into the checkout line before that lady with two full…


Top 10 Fonts of 2015

“The best is the enemy of good,” said Voltaire, and he was right. In order to be the best, you have to move past All Right, then blast through Good, and these ten champions did so with aplomb. This list represents an almost entirely different set from last year’s Ten Best, with in-house champ YWFT…


Top 10 Fonts of 2014

“To improve is to change,” as Winston Churchill once said, and boy howdy, did we ever in 2014. Showcasing this is the Top Ten list, where only one font (the ever-popular YWFT Hannah) remained from the 2013 list, while the other nine were newcomers. This represents the largest amount of changes in YWFT Top Ten…


Top 10 Fonts of 2013

As Steinbeck wisely noted, “Time does the job (that) dynamite can’t touch”– an appropriate image, since 2013 represented the most explosive shake-up in YWFT Top Ten history! Most of last year’s items didn’t even make the cut. In fact, only three items stood the test, YWFT Hannah, Gibson and Frontage. As always with our Top…


Top 10 Fonts of 2011

It’s that time once again, and as the man said, “The line it is drawn, the curse it is cast. The slow one now, will later be fast.” Since we wrote last year’s Top 10 Fonts post, we’ve increased our font options from 6500 to over 12,000. That’s a big Twinkie! Not to mention, with…


Top 10 Fonts of 2010

Oh, the times they have a-changed since we wrote last year’s Top 10 Fonts post! (Wow, has it really been a year already?) There’s an old Japanese Proverb that states, “beginning is easy — continuing is hard.” A year ago, YouWorkForThem had seen its eighth birthday, and some parts of the shop were getting dusty….


15 Christmassy Fonts To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

We don’t need to tell you what time of year it is because the evidence of Christmas is all around us. It’s the hap-happiest season of all and to celebrate, we’ve put together a collection of fonts that are perfect for Christmastime design projects. So while you’re busy checking out all of the products in…


25 Halloween Fonts That'll Scare The Pants Off Of You

When the weather begins to turn and summer is fading, the daylight wanes in favor of the darkness. The ground, once so alive with warmth and sunshine, is littered with the corpses of a million leaves while the trees groan a haunting, mournful song in response. As a bitter autumn wind forcefully embraces you, a…


Ten Great Fonts For Movie Title Sequences

The opening title sequence of a movie not only sets the tone for the film, it also helps to build the brand for the story itself. Font choice is incredibly important to the overall success of a film’s presentation. If the creators of “Jaws” had chosen Comic Sans, for instance, the entire mood would have…


YouWorkForThem's Top 25 Fonts For Sports

Football season is just around the corner! For those of us who bleed our favorite team’s colors, there’s no better time of year to explore the best fonts for sports-themed designs. To celebrate athletic endeavors everywhere as we wait patiently for football season to begin, YouWorkForThem has put together an awesome collection containing our Top…


Brazilian Broadcasting Giant GLOBO Chooses YouWorkForThem Fonts

Brazilian broadcasting giant GLOBO reaches 99.50% of potential viewers–practically the entire Brazilian population. When they sought to move their content to a streaming ecosystem across multiple devices and platforms, they needed a clear, powerful sans serif, and that meant the timeless impact of Futura along with its younger cousin, URW Geometric. YouWorkForThem worked closely with…


25 Exquisite Fonts For Wedding Stationery

Anyone who’s ever planned a wedding understands the sheer amount of stress involved throughout the ordeal. It seems a simple enough task at first: choose a beautiful location, find a good caterer, select the flowers, and track down a deejay who doesn’t completely suck. So far, so good—right? Planning a wedding is all fun and…


Versatile, Beautiful Fonts From the Bottom of the World: Los Andes Type

In 2011, after founding the awesome LatinoType, Chile’s first digital foundry, Daniel Hernández, Miguel Hernández and Luciano Vergara decided to spin off a new studio in order to focus on simple, versatile typefaces designed for usability, rather than the more whimsical, “designerly” offerings of their first venture. Calling the new venture Los Andes Type, they…


Hustle Supply Company - Unique Fonts From Brand Designer Jeremy Vessey

Hustle Supply Co. is a new type foundry we’ve recently added to our site here at YouWorkForThem. This company is the brainchild of brand designer and typography expert, Jeremy Vessey. He’s based in a small town called Charlottetown within Prince Edward Island, Canada, where he’s already formed a lucrative career in the typeface industry. We’re proud…


YouWorkForThem WebFonts: Pay Once, Play Forever.

At YouWorkForThem, we think the dominant subscription-based model of WebFonts is nothing short of highway robbery. The Fontopoly charges a monthly fee for the use of the WebFonts they resell–all while refusing to give their customers access to the font files themselves! Instead, they host the files on their own servers, which you must reference in your…


You Won't Believe These Three Fonts Are Free Fonts

“Free” is usually synonymous with “bad,” “cheap” or “not worthy.” In the font world, this has proven to be no different. You can spend the rest of your life scrolling through the many tens of thousands of free fonts out there online and still not find that perfect font you’ve been searching for. Worse yet,…


URW++, The Long-Standing Leader of Fonts

World-renowned font developer URW++ has recently expanded by joining with software developer Global Graphics. This expands URW++’s potential market reach and joins them together with a market leader in the software space. URW++’s multinational team of highly experienced, skilled type experts have been innovating in the font software space as far back as 1978, when…


The Raw Emotion & Style of BLKBK Fonts

One of the foundries selling the most fonts right now at YouWorkForThem is BLKBK, a graphic design studio run by two young Canadian artists, Justin Graefer and Derek Campbell. The two began working together in 2010 when they collaborated on a font for a Halloween party. They were struck by the raw emotion of their…


Buying Fonts with YouWorkForThem

With the new year just around the corner, everyone from bloggers to corporations have been focusing on the impact that mobile devices will have on web design in 2016. The latest buzz indicates that high-impact and unique fonts for web content are in while default browser fonts, such as Times New Roman and Arial, are becoming a…


5 Distressed Fonts Every Designer Needs

Having a collection of Distressed Fonts at your disposal is a great shortcut for any designer or artist to have in their arsenal. Distressed fonts effortlessly give your work the grunge and edge that you need without having to spend time in Photoshop actually distressing them. Here are 5 distressed fonts that any designer or artist needs to have:…


YouWorkForThem Designs 1000 Custom Emoji for Line

LINE is a smartphone app that allows for free calls and messaging, both nationally and internationally, similar to recent Facebook acquisition WhatsApp. Regardless of the mobile provider, LINE allows for a very robust messaging experience, complete with video, audio, text–and of course a huge choice of custom emoji and stickers. In October 2014, it was…


Gist

Last year Yellow Design Studio published 3 font designs that landed in our top 10 list. This year, they are back with an amazing new release, and at an extraordinary introductory price. For the next month, you can download the Complete Family of Gist (20 Fonts) for only $17 USD! Thats a savings of 65%…


Free Desktop Fonts and WebFonts

Did you know that we offer over 100 fonts (and WebFonts) for free? Yup, simply register with our site and you gain instant access to over 100 free fonts.


TipoType at YouWorkForThem

Just last year, the type designers from TipoType started to post their wonderful font collection on YouWorkForThem. In honor of their more recent additions to YouWorkForThem, they have placed their entire TipoType collection (Desktop, WebFonts & Mobile Fonts) at 70% off the regular price, until November 30, 2013. Amelia Family Amelia is a geometric sans, but…


LatinoType Font Sale - Desktop, WebFont, Mobile Fonts

To celebrate our 3rd year of handling LatinoType‘s popular font collection, they are offering all of their fonts (431 options) at an exclusive 40% off for the entire month of November. This includes all formats: Desktop, WebFonts and Mobile Fonts. Latinotype is a new digital type foundry established in the year 2007 in the city…


YWFT Facebook

This week we hit another major milestone as we surpassed 50,000 real friends/fans on our Facebook Page. On top of that great news, we also surpassed 50,000 followers on our lovely Behance profile. Thanks to everyone for following our updates, your support means everything.


Tipo Pepel Fonts now at YouWorkForThem

We are pleased to announce the font designs of Tipo Pepel are now available at YouWorkForThem. Tipo Pepel is a digital type foundry based in Les Borges Blanques, Spain, run by Josep Patau. Tipo Pepel fonts are available in Desktop, WebFont and Mobile Font formats. Trajana Sans Trajana Sans is a sans-serif typeface family based on…


Top Fonts of 2012

As Dr. Seuss said, “How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn.” And just like that, it’s time once again for the Top Ten Fonts. Since we wrote last year’s Top Ten post, we’ve increased our font…


YWFT WebFonts: Design and Efficiency, Together at Last

Ever since the “@font-face” CSS declaration, font providers have been scrambling to implement options, and let’s face it–most have been less than ideal. We’ve all tried to figure out confusing lists of unnecessary options, when all we wanted was some quick design options. And more than once we’ve been confronted by subscription payments and intrusive…


Official Sponsors of TypeCon 2010

We are proud to announce we will be sponsoring this year’s TypeCon, the premier conference related to font design. This year’s event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in West Los Angeles, from August 17-22, 2010. Check it out if you are in the area or a die hard font person.


Top Stock Art of 2009

While our Fonts sales tend to maintain a fairly stable pattern over time, our Stock Art seems to shift from one style to another, sometimes quite drastically. Last year the Regime series of designs conquered the charts, but this year not a single one of them placed in the Top Ten. Instead, we saw sales shift toward a cleaner,…


Top Fonts of 2009

It is that time again where we count down from 1 to 10, our top selling fonts of the past year. While we see a shift in what was hot in 2009 versus the year before, we also see favorites from 2008 still holding on strong. With no more wait, let us begin! YWFT Hannah…


Odudo Sans-Serif

Currently listed in the Top 10 fonts, Odudo is the new edgy brother of the rounded typeface oduda, designed in early 2015 by Thom Niessink. Without the chubby rounded look, this typeface finds inspiration in some classic geometric fonts (Futura, ITC Avant Garde, and maybe even a little bit of ITC Bauhaus). Download Odudo Font Odudo was…


Argent CF Offers Expressive Sophistication

Connary Fagen has a considerable background in art direction, branding and identity, illustration, UI and web design, and motion graphics. As a prolific graphic designer, Connary has an exceptional understanding of the role that typography plays in his field of work, a perspective that aided his incredible success as a typographer. He began designing fonts…



Addington CF Offers Sophistication And Incredible Versatility

Connary Fagen is a graphic designer and typographer with a substantial background in art direction, identity, illustration, web and UI design, motion graphics, and of course, type design. “As a designer, I noticed early on how much typography affected the quality of my work,” Connary told us. “I wanted to better understand the mechanics behind…


Handwritten Charm: Type Designs From Hanoded

David Kerkhoff began his career as a type designer in a way that so many others do: after experiencing the difficulty of finding the “perfect” font for a project, one decides to solve the problem simply by creating their own. When David initially set out to create a website for the display and sale of…



Meticulous Artistry Meets Limitless Flexibility With Mostardesign

Located in the picturesque South West of France, Mostardesign is an independent studio owned and operated by Olivier Gourvat. While many French foundries are located in the bustling hub of Paris, Olivier’s studio resides in a small village far from the noise of the capital, granting favor to his preferred lifestyle. With a strong focus…


Get In Touch With Your Inner-Child: Our "Typography For Children" Collection

There’s something that’s especially magical about working on design projects that are geared towards children. Interesting shapes, bright colors, and unexpected design elements usually take center stage. The very best designs will encourage a child’s sense of wonder, delighting younger audiences through whimsical imagery and playful compositions that stir their imaginations. The best part of…


David vs. Goliath: Corporate Font Piracy In The Global Marketplace

Black CD © fStop / Patrick Jelen In the world of font licensing, it’s sometimes the case that even those of us who are (theoretically) knowledgeable about it find ourselves shaking our heads, wondering what just happened. We recently were left frustrated by one of these situations, and now that the dust has settled we…


Gather and Share Your Favorite Products with Our All-New Collections

We’re excited to launch an all-new feature called Collections. You’ll see it under your Account Dashboard, where you can create as many Collections as you want, title them, add descriptions, and choose whether or not you want them to be public or private. Much like the “Favorites” feature of our real-time font preview tool Fontpath,…


How To Choose The Right Font For Your Project

For font nerds like us, choosing the perfect font for a design project feels a lot like searching for a needle in a haystack that’s also made of needles. With tens of thousands of typefaces available and new ones being created every day, how do you know which one to use? Where do you even…


What is a Large Volume Commercial font license extension?

When you buy a Desktop license for a font, you are allowed to use the font to create all manner of physical and digital things–signs for a business, social media posts, website graphics, flyers, etc. You can give these things away, you can sell them, you can post them online or print them on billboards…


What is a WebFont

In the early days of the web, browsers were limited to a certain set of fonts. Even today, the list is short: Arial, Book Antique, Comic Sans, Courier New, Geneva, Georgia, Helvetica, Impact, Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans Unicode, Palatino Linotype, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Times, Trebuchet and Verdana. Fortunately, the advent of WebFonts and their…


Garden Grown by Cultivated Mind

Garden Grown, designed by Cindy Kinash, is a lovely new font family that contains an all caps design, along with a script. The script is seeded with OpenType features such as alternates and ligatures. We think Garden Grown will work great for book covers, stationery, marketing, magazines and film work. Sale: Garden Grown is currently 30% off until…



Why Are Font Design Studios Called "Foundries"?

Type foundries derive their name from the pre-computer graphics era when the art and craft of designing typefaces fell to skilled craftsmen who meticulously designed font families by hand. In 1448, Johann Gutenberg, an accomplished metalworker, cast those letters into single pieces of rectangular metal, and along with formulating the ink and developing the printing…


When Design Meets Ambition: Ryoichi Tsunekawa

Ryoichi Tsunekawa was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1978. As a child, he was fascinated by the mechanics of design and abstract art, both of which inspired him to major in Architecture when he attended university as a young adult. Soon after receiving his Master of Arts degree, Ryoichi found steady employment as an engineer and…


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