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  • Como
    Como is a modern rounded sans-serif family designed by Ryoichi Tsunekawa and the whole family consists of 8 weights from ExtraLight to Heavy. […]

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June 16, 2010

Official Sponsors of TypeCon 2010

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.

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June 1, 2010

Product Etc Pop-up Shop!

Product Etc Pop-up Shop!

Southern California people make sure you head over to San Diego’s 5&A Dime for the Product Etc. launch party this Thursday night! They’ll be debuting six different pieces in 22 different colorways as well as previewing some of their upcoming fitted hat line. The best part? 25% of the proceeds will be donated to CALPIRG’s […]

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May 12, 2010

Folder Type

We had a few minutes of down time today after lunch and did some searching for ‘Font’ on Vimeo to see what was new. This isn’t new, but boy it sure is amazing! Talk about some free time!

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April 30, 2010

Cumulus and Foam – Teaser

Cumulus and Foam - Teaser

Some of you may recall a little font release by the name of Black Slabbath that we launched back in 2008. Well, the designer of that fantastic font release is back at it again. Stefan Kjartansson is this designer in mention and his latest font creation is anything but normal. We have to say, this […]

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April 24, 2010

Robotaposter™

Robotaposter™

We just got a message from Aleksander Palka & Jakub Korfanty about their latest online project called Robotaposter. They tell us “We are a fresh online poster gallery dedicated to world famous polish poster art. Our gallery intends to promote ‘the golden age’ of polish poster art dated 1955-1965, a very special time when new and revolutionary […]

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April 20, 2010

Buamai – Spring Cleaning

Buamai - Spring Cleaning

Some of you may already know, but we have been developing and maintaining a little image blog/community called Buamai since late 2008. We recently did a little spring cleaning on the code and layout of the site, making for a much easier and quicker experience when searching and browsing for images. Also, be sure to […]

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April 19, 2010

King, Duane

King, Duane

The portfolio of Duane King, amazing work and a great website.

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April 14, 2010

Burocrata by Network Osaka + PDF

Burocrata by Network Osaka + PDF

Set the wayback machine for January, 2010: Network Osaka sends us their beautiful new serif, titled Haute. Immediately, it starts on a rapid climb toward becoming one of the year’s biggest sellers, and becomes a top-notch addition to the YouWorkForThem Exclusive Font Library. Now, fast-forward to present day, where we are proud to present the second […]

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April 6, 2010

The Typography Manual for iPhone

The Typography Manual for iPhone

We came across The Typography Manual in the Apple Appstore just a week or so ago when searching for type related apps and almost snagged it. We have not purchased it yet, but it looks to be a nice one for all your type heads out there. (Via Müller-Brockmann)

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March 27, 2010

Need Supply & Press Gothic

Need Supply & Press Gothic

Our friends over at Need Supply Co have been making great use of Press Gothic recently, the excellent and affordable ($19.95) sans-serif from Canada Type. The images above show that even though this font has a conservative, bold and authoritative presence, it can also be used in more gentile genres like fashion.

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March 27, 2010

Ford Fiesta, Josh Boston & YouWorkForThem

Ford Fiesta, Josh Boston & YouWorkForThem

Mr Josh Boston just tipped us off to his most recent project, the Ford Fiesta San Diego Field Guide. The final project made great use of numerous YWFT fonts and handset designs, see if you can spot them all! Commissioned by Sezio & Holiday Matinee.

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