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  • NT Yaki
    Yaki is a set of three fonts. Yaki One is the plain version. Yaki Two and Yaki Three are separate fonts combining two layers with different colors. Yaki is perfect for designing sophisticated multi-co […]

Nanamee

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August 3, 2009

80 Blog

80 Blog

Looks like there is a new typography blog on the block. Simply titled, 80. Some nice work on there already and worth a look and a bookmark.

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July 22, 2009

YWFT Type Catalog

YWFT Type Catalog

For the past few months we’ve been creating something of a journal meets type catalog in collaboration with recent graduate, Sarah Kissell. We intend to demonstrate how our typefaces can be used in an appropriate context while also providing rich content for our customers, students, and the design community to dive into. Look for the […]

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July 6, 2009

Society6 Typographic Grant

Society6 Typographic Grant

We did an Illustration Grant last month at Society6 and this month we did a Typographers grant. A lot of great submissions but we had to pick one.   The winner was Steven Bonner who had a lot of great examples of wordplay on his profile. His work is display in nature covers many styles. […]

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June 24, 2009

U2 hires YouWorkForThem for live concert visuals…

U2 hires YouWorkForThem for live concert visuals...

Back in February we got a nice call from Catherine Owens, long time super creative director for the uber-famous band U2. Catherine came across our video This is Agostina and knew she found the team who could help rock some video/visuals for this years U2 360 world tour. For the past few months we went to […]

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June 22, 2009

Profile: Will Bryant

Profile: Will Bryant

We caught up with the hard working Will “Mr. Fancy Pants” Bryant this past week. He’s a freelance illustrator and a new “student” at Public School, a collective that we’re excited to see develop.   Run us through a typical day for you. Now that I’m married and the wife has a solid job I’m […]

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June 5, 2009

Espen Friberg

Espen Friberg

Espen Friberg, a piece of Yokoland, appears to have updated. I may be way off with this post. Either way, one of my faves. Add Espen on Flickr as well.

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June 4, 2009

Always With Honor

Always With Honor

I’ve been meaning to post this for awhile now but perhaps you’ve already seen the work of AWH in Wallpaper, Monocle, or Men’s Health. No? Well go check these guys out, can’t get enough of the simple illustrations/icons and all things big juicy colorful maps and diagrams. Also check out Elsa’s work too, she’s 1/2 […]

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June 3, 2009

The Beatles: Rock Band

The Beatles: Rock Band

I am not much of a rock band player, but I did recently have a little jam session when I was staying with some friends in NYC last month. Today, I stumbled across this site with this new promotion for the Beatles version of rock band coming out later this year. I have to say, this is […]

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June 2, 2009

Corporate Diversity is HERE

Corporate Diversity is HERE

We just got in Corporate Diversity after having it on order for many many months (before it was blogged etc). This is by far one of the best books we have ever had.    Don’t sleep, order one now.

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June 1, 2009

Heavy typefaces help Dutch Giants

Heavy typefaces help Dutch Giants

For the month of June, 50% of proceedings of ywft bestseller Black Slabbath will be donated to Justin Van Hoy as he bravely battles leukemia. Buy Black Slabbath, attend a Dutch party in a city near you or donate directly on his website.

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