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Bank Gothic

Far back in the dawn of the web, I (Michael Paul Young) was an art director for an avante-garde web design studio called Vir2l. (Everyone liked to put numb3rs in th3ir names back then.) Vir2l created some wild and frankly quite ridiculous projects that were very ahead of their time, and I like to think […]

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Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia.

Our friends (and fellow type designers) Jamie Winder and Iain Hector just released their latest design book, Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia. For part of their book, they stopped by our Bangkok studio and talked with our Creative Director Michael Paul Young about our recent type designs, creative process and outlook on […]

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Cumulus & Foam, the most beautifully grotesque font of our time. After many years of fine tuning and development, Stefan Kjartansson’s (designer of Black Slabbath) magnificent monster is now available for you to purchase. In honor of this very special occasion, all orders for the complete family will receive a copy of the book above for FREE! […]

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Stones Throw

We normally get a good amount of promo material around here from publishers and record labels and I do a horrible job of passing the “good cheer” along, but this will change, starting now. This week we got in a very nice package Stones Throw. The previous package they sent us was nothing-less-than-amazing, custom LP […]

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Obama Font, O God...

To each his own and to each his own Obama font. Damn, that is one ugly font!   “44th President” is based on the handwriting of President Barack Obama. A number of sources were studied and the font produced from those references. Barack Obama is the 8th left-handed American president. His left-handed stroke is quite […]

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OBEY (Me)

I will start off by saying, I think Shepard Fairey’s work is good, and of course top of the tops in that genre he is in. Ironically, I am wearing an scraggly old Obey shirt right now, more so because I like the shirts fit. We have also sold his book releases on our site and sold a lot of them […]

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Best YWFT Stock Art of 2008

In years past the Flourish and Grifter collections always came out on top of customer favorites. But 2008 was the year we saw a new face by the signature ‘T Minus 5’ conquer the sales with his royal and lush Regime drawings.

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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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