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    BAHN Pro Rough is a "Sovietic" version of my bestseller type BAHN. It contains 228 glyphs, and is available in 3 weights. […]

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January 30, 2008

Black Slabbath (Installation)

Black Slabbath (Installation)

[qt:/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/black_slabbath_video.mov /wp-content/uploads/2008/01/playme.mov 420 296]The heaviest typeface in the world, Black Slabbath, goes up at Octane in Atalanta. RAAAARRRRRRRRR! (Click PLAYME to PLAY MOVIE!)

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January 22, 2008

Black Slabbath Release Party. MN

YouWorkForThem just released the new typeface, Black Slabbath. There will be a release party at the notorious Hexagon Bar in Minneapolis with some ear-splitting metal. Kicking off their 2008 tour, the Birthday Suits will be opening the night and their world tour. Following is one of MN’s finest brutal bands, Building Better Bombs. Strut and […]

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January 18, 2008

Studio Visit: Parra

Studio Visit: Parra

Nice little interview/studio visit with Dutch king of cool, Parra. Go ahead and get you some too, YWFT’s got it here. While Supplies Last :-)

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January 18, 2008

Paint it Black Slabbath

Atlanta’s Octane Coffee just put up a large permanent installation of ywft’s latest and loudest typeface: Black Slabbath. Movie and installation by Portfolio Center student Mick Bailey.

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January 10, 2008

Xerox (rebrand)

Xerox (rebrand)

Xerox has gone under the knife and gotten itself a facelift. Loving the type very much so. The sphere-thing, well do I even have to say what I think? | Read More at Xerox

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January 10, 2008

Saturday

Saturday

London-based agency Saturday is doing some beautiful high-end work.

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January 4, 2008

Found Posters

Canadian photographer Hamish Grant found a treasure of mid-century posters and is now sharing.

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January 3, 2008

The Unfinished Body

“A contemporary grotesque ornamental typeface inspired by ‘The Unfinished Body’ – a quote taken from Mikhail Bakhtin. The alphabet compares our with medieval folk culture where life and death was the same thing and always happened simultaneously. Bakhtin argues that the grotesque ornament was the ultimate symbol for this where human, animal and plant form […]

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