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JP10 Magazine

New JPeople Magazine is out and features Hanazuki, Hydro74, Tokyo Plastic and more. One of the interesting party of the magazine is how they used the font Agostina by adding a 3D shading element to the type itself by cutting up the typeface and adding gradients to it. They also layered the uppercase swash characters […]

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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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Best YWFT Fonts of 2008

YouWorkForThem has always been focused on Typography since day one. This year we spent a lot of time and energy on font development and commissioning new work, with big results. We premiered the idea of Hand-Set type, showing the world that typography is much more than what exists inside a font. Black Slabbath The Heaviest […]

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Buamai

My latest side project, Buamai, is now official. The goal of Buamai was to gather a select community of authors to begin creating an interesting image archive relative to art and design. The project is in its very first stages, so its fresh, small and just now getting off the ground but in the coming […]

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Hannah

Starting 2009 with a bang, we bring you Hannah!   Hannah is a font comprised of three versions that work together as one, producing not variation and contrast between weights but between widths. The loose, hand drawn quality adds yet another layer of personality to the font. Hannah is similar to one of our popular […]

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Ecofont

A friend sent me a link to this and an extra news release about it. Seems like an interesting idea, when used at small sizes that is. I did a test (extremely un-eco I know) with it, and at a normal reading weight size, it does a good job in my opinion. They state on […]

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This is Agostina (Video)

A few weeks back we launched our hottest new font development, YWFT Agostina. In the past two weeks it has easily become one of the leading fonts in our collection for 2008 and has a bright future ahead of it. Along with its launch, we spent some time here in our Bangkok studio to have […]

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Hugo Zine

A couple weeks ago, I completed a new handset font called Hugo. To celebrate the release, I have put together a short web zine (PDF) to demonstrate the flexibility of Hugo as a display face. The zine takes text from the dada writer/performance artist/other worldly being, Hugo Ball. I think the two are a great […]

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File under: Font Nerd

With all this talk of corruption in the Chicago government, a certain person’s name rises to the top. Otto Kerner.

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