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    Aspira is sans-serif font family. Aspira is versatile, legible, and geometric. Aspira is a superfamily of 112 styles. […]

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November 5, 2013

Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia

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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July 12, 2010

Cumulus and Foam – Free Book

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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February 19, 2009

Stones Throw

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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February 11, 2009

Obama Font, O God…

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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February 9, 2009

OBEY (Me)

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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February 1, 2009

Best YWFT Stock Art of 2008

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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July 30, 2008

TypeCon 2008 Poster Show

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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July 24, 2008

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

Time for another round of staff picks. Download the full PDF here. All of the links are as follows: Two Lines Align Geometry of feelings Milton Glaser Pino Tovaglia: The Rule That Corrects Emotion Over and Over: A Catalog of Hand-Drawn Patterns AGI: Graphic Design Since 1950 Jan Van Toorn: Critical Practice Karel Martens: Counterprint […]

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July 23, 2008

TypeCon 2008

TypeCon 2008

Just got back from TypeCon 2008 and thought I would give a little run down. It was held in Buffalo, NY and was great to see what the home of the Chicken Wing was like. I got there on Wednesday, July 16th and said my hellos and checked on the poster show. Shu was in […]

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April 6, 2008

Uncredited Book Review

Uncredited Book Review

Still haven’t picked up this hot book? Ok ok, we understand, you still aren’t sure and want to know more. Well never fear, awhile back the motion graphic news site Motionographer posted a quality review here, saying “Every page is a treasure trove of inspiration and history…”. We hope this review helps you finally decide […]

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