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    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 […]

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April 7, 2009

UbuWeb

UbuWeb

UbuWeb is a completely independent resource dedicated to all strains of the avant-garde, ethnopoetics, and outsider arts.

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April 7, 2009

Fred and Sharon MTV

Sharon Spencer (from Fred and Sharon) is now giving advise to celebrities and MTV picked them up. Great move for them, now they can appeal to the masses. They did a movie for our Absent Grotesque font too.

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April 1, 2009

Eric Gill interview at MyFonts

Eric Gill interview at MyFonts

Lettercutting — a grand job, the grandest in the world. What could be better? If you’ve never cut letters in a good piece of stone, with hammer and chisel, you can’t know. MyFonts interviews Eric Gill for April installment of Creative Characters feature. How lucky are we in this era of typographic design to have […]

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March 27, 2009

Twitter Giveaway Winner

Twitter Giveaway Winner

Dan McCullough (thecriterion) is the lucky winner of the one-of-a-kind, hand-painted and signed poster from Mike Perry in our first Twitter Giveaway. Congratulations, Dan! To the rest of you, thanks for adding us on twitter. Keep an eye there for more giveaways and exclusives in the future.

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March 27, 2009

Photobibliothek

Photobibliothek

Just happened upon this amazing collection of old photography/art books. I think I drag+dropped almost the entire site’s contents into our archive folder. Strangely beautiful images and great examples of early typography. Photobibliothek

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March 26, 2009

Minotaure

Minotaure

Just an afternoon dig up from our cavernous image archives.

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March 25, 2009

Getting Weird Mixtape

Getting Weird Mixtape

Josh Clancy (Toothjuice) and I are curating a series of mixes/podcasts made of all sorts of weird tunes we like working to. This mix will be featured on Damien Correll‘s Heard & Not Seen site as well. You’ll see he takes the music and the cover art very seriously. Enjoy! Download Getting Weird 02 Tracklist: […]

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March 25, 2009

Werkplaats Wonder Years

Werkplaats Wonder Years

Just added a great new book to our site; Wonder Years / Werkplaats Typografie. 256 pages featuring the 10 year story of the Werkplaats Typografie. “narrated by a group of current participants, intersected by annotations, voice over and parallel readings..”

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March 24, 2009

The Selby

The Selby

I love seeing what people’s houses look like and how people live. It shows their personality in many different ways. The Selby is a collection of peoples interiors. Worth a visit. If I had time I could spend an hour on this site… easy!

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March 23, 2009

Antenna Research Facility

Antenna Research Facility

Antenna (ARF) was around before the Age of FFFFOUNDs, consistently posting interesting objects, articles, quotes, and other visual stimuli in an uncanny, detailed manner. Needless to say, it’s good to see they’re back up and running again.

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March 23, 2009

Google! Damn you guys make ugly stuff…

Google! Damn you guys make ugly stuff...

I have said it before and will say it again, Google cannot ‘visually’ design a damn thing. Android is ugly as all hell. The Gmail skins make me want to vomit. The Google front page is still circa 1996, hell even the browser favicon symbol is dog butt ugly. Don’t even get me started on […]

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March 19, 2009

YWFT on Twitter

YWFT on Twitter

Yep, we got updates, so follow us while you’re on the go. Also, if you haven’t had a chance, become a fan of YWFT on Facebook.

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