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  • Achille II Cyr FY
    For our first cyrillic font, we choose to complete Achille FY, one of our favorite Fontyou fonts. Its robust and solid structure was an excellent opportunity to make a cyrillic version of it. […]

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Graphic Design

Oblique Strategies

Everyone needs help overcoming their mental blocks, that’s why there’s Oblique Strategies… Oblique Strategies, was initially conceived by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in 1975. It is a tool that consists of self-imposed dilemmas to help creative people push through mental blocks. Take a look at Gregory Taylor’s website, which is completely devoted to Oblique […]

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Sentence 01

We finally got back our latest project, Sentence. It’s an illustrated loosely around a poem by Grant Leuning and was worked on between the two YWFT Studio’s. We created the publication so that it can be viewed/displayed two different ways. You can read it like a magazine, from left to right or you can unfold […]

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It’s true. Surfstation is back. It’s interesting to have witnessed the history of design portals on the internet. It seemed like yesterday when K10k, Surfstation, and Design is Kinky ruled the design news planet. I am sure I already forgot about a couple. Check it out though, looks nice.

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Emily Anderson & American Craft Magazine

My friend, Emily Anderson has just updated her portfolio with a solid array of work. Of particular interest is her work for American Craft Magazine. It is there that you will see her top notch sense of balance and color. Go have a look.

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Are you a Graphic Designer?

These days, I would say what one might call himself is very confusing, if your working in the business of ‘Graphic Design’ and work mainly online or in a digital medium. I could get into a long drawn out post here, I originally just wanted to post something about how great a current PHP framework […]

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This last year’s show was an open entry exhibit. Normally when you do something like this, you get a couple of good pieces and a lot of not so good ones. This was not at all the case for this show. Shu and I saw that we had enough room (barely) to get all the posters up if we used the walls and fabricated cardboard walls. The posters that

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YouWorkForThem's 6th Birthday!

First thing first, thank you to our families, customers and supporters! Six years ago, YouWorkForThem started out as a business in our founders house. Many people doubted us and what we were going to do with this store. But we kept on working and we now handle over 200 fonts, 1300 book titles, 14,000 stock […]

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Gunter Rambow

Stumbled on this inspiring poster work from Gunter Rambow (prime name right?). It’s perhaps most interesting to look through the work created during a designer, like Gunter’s, entire career.

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Plural

I met Renata at TypeCon and we got to talking about music, Brazilian music in specific. Anyway she just sent me a movie to check out and clicked on her companies site, Plural. Some great work in there for sure, the navigation took a bit to pick up on, but really like how it works. […]

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