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    Like a muscle car from decades ago, Colt aims to balance unbridled power and finesse. The wide letterforms arose out of a love for type found on motor vehicles made in the sixties. […]

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Top 10 Fonts of 2014

“To improve is to change,” as Winston Churchill once said, and boy howdy, did we ever in 2014. Showcasing this is the Top Ten list, where only one font (the ever-popular YWFT Hannah) remained from the 2013 list, while the other nine were newcomers. This represents the largest amount of changes in YWFT Top Ten […]

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ChristianMingle.com & YWFT Hannah Font

When a brand needs clarity with a bit of whimsy, they choose YouWorkForThem’s in-house champion, YWFT Hannah. Time after time, this hand-drawn powerhouse brings the perfect sense of ease and grace to any campaign. Since ChristianMingle.com started airing this spot in 2012, they have added many millions to their membership, with almost 4 million in […]

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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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