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What is a Humanist Typeface?

“Humanism” is generally understood as a stance that values the power of human beings over dogma or superstition. It follows that something labeled as humanist would reflect those values–that the human creation is paramount. However, while the word itself is certainly related, a “humanist” typeface is something very different. Rather than being named for the…


FontPath v2: The Best Way To Find Fonts Just Got Better

Last fall, YouWorkForThem introduced FontPath, our new technology to help you discover and sort fonts. It’s 100% code-based, real time font testing, instantly showing you the actual font data–no images anywhere–so it’s incredibly responsive, and we’ve been getting a lot of great feedback from designers who are hailing it as their all-time favorite way to…


The Insanely Beautiful World Of Melanie McCabe

It’s so easy to get caught up in the mundane routines of modern life; we work, we eat, and we go to sleep, rarely pausing to immerse ourselves in the beauty of the world that surrounds us. Every now and again, we’ll meet someone who is living their most passionate life, someone who views the…


Metaphysical Vector Graphics By Colorpong

Based out of Hamburg, Germany, Colorpong is a stock vector agency that offers high quality vector graphics to designers. Where most agencies provide designers with standard line art, icons, and infographic templates, Colorpong stands entirely apart from the rest with their beautifully abstract concepts. Dataism is a hypnotizing collection of 28 vector artworks that evoke…


WebFonts: Bringing Variety and Style to the Written Web

In the early days of web design, there was a heavy reliance on “web safe fonts.” Web safe fonts are groups of typefaces that will display in a similar manner for just about every computer user. Sans-serif fonts such as Arial or Verdana, and serif fonts like Georgia or Times New Roman were the typical…


The Coolest Photoshop Actions, as the Forefathers Intended

Forefathers was founded in 2011 by designer Jonden Jackson and developer Matt Hay; joined a year later by illustrator Emir Ayouni and a couple other freelancers who all lived thousands of miles away from each other. Despite the geographical distance between them, their goals remained simple: create progressive designs for great clients that they can…


Ramiz Guseynov's TipografiaRamis Font Foundry

Ramiz Guseynov was born and raised in Russia, eventually receiving a college education focused on architecture and graphic design. During the early years of his professional career as a graphic designer, he often found himself working with typography specifically, with much of that time being spent converting Roman typefaces into Cyrillic forms. Ramiz went on…


The Royalty-free Design and Illustration of Actual Objects

Thomas Edison once said “The value of an idea lies in the using of it,” and Actual Objects–a group of illustrators, designers, and animators founded by New York designer Matt Owens–truly takes that definition of value to heart. As artists themselves, their goal is in creating digital pieces that are, above all, useful to other artists in their…


Glitch In The System's Powerful Sense of Wonder and Light

Glitch in the System is an exclusive provider of photographic resources to YouWorkForThem, offering over 400 made-to-order images and effects. Among these are several packages of high-resolution images for use as Photoshop overlay layers (screen mode), giving you the power to convincingly mimic various film and lens effects without having to resort to the same…

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