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    Yaki is a set of three fonts. Yaki One is the plain version. Yaki Two and Yaki Three are separate fonts combining two layers with different colors. Yaki is perfect for designing sophisticated multi-co […]

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January 2, 2010

Top Fonts of 2009 @ YWFT

Top Fonts of 2009 @ YWFT

It is that time again where we count down from 1 to 10, our top selling fonts of the past year. While we see a shift in what was hot in 2009 versus the year before, we also see favorites from 2008 still holding on strong. With no more wait, let us begin!

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November 11, 2009

Agostina makes appearance in Crank: High Voltage

Agostina makes appearance in Crank: High Voltage

Our hot font release of 2009, Agostina, recently made an appearance in this years hollywood action film Crank: High Voltage. Used during two different sequences in the film, Agostina puts on its dancing shoes and shines. Much thanks to the designers who used our font for this project, and great execution with the sequences! Thanks […]

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October 27, 2009

Ashkahn

Ashkahn

We have been having a great month for fonts, with many new designers joining the team and designing many new handsets and opentype collections. One of our latest designers to join the team is Ashkahn. We though we would take this quick moment to tell you you really should check out their work. Lots of […]

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September 30, 2009

Richard Sarson

Richard Sarson

Really enjoying some of the type work by Richard Sarson, very clean, simple and smooth.

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September 18, 2009

Profile: Ben Tuber

Profile: Ben Tuber

Ben recently won our typography grant over at Society6. We thought we should show you some of his work and let him introduce himself with this little interview.

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August 24, 2009

Lorem Ipsum Vade Mecum

Lorem Ipsum Vade Mecum

LOREM IPSUM VADE MECUM is a publication we’ve pieced together to provide our community with insightful content about typography and other design topics while utilizing our versatile font collection. LOREM includes articles from Design Assembly, Willi Kunz, Terese Elhard, Matt Desmond, Ryan Nelson and interviews with Gerard Unger and John Maeda. The compendium was designed […]

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June 3, 2009

Typecon 2009 Poster Show

Typecon 2009 Poster Show

We are proud to be a sponsor of this year’s TypeCon 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. If you don’t know what TypeCon is, it is the leading conference in America on all that is Type.   On top of being one of the main sponsors, we are also curating a poster exhibit at TypeCon again. We […]

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June 1, 2009

Heavy typefaces help Dutch Giants

Heavy typefaces help Dutch Giants

For the month of June, 50% of proceedings of ywft bestseller Black Slabbath will be donated to Justin Van Hoy as he bravely battles leukemia. Buy Black Slabbath, attend a Dutch party in a city near you or donate directly on his website.

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June 1, 2009

OpenType 101

OpenType 101

One our most common customer service questions is ’how do I get the swash items to show up in Adobe Illustrator.’ To start, it would best to review these tech notes from Adobe which will easily show you where and how to use these extra swash characters in fonts like Agostina. For more information on the actual OpenType format, check […]

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May 28, 2009

Richard Perez is Skinny Ships

Richard Perez is Skinny Ships

I think I might have seen the work of Richard Perez first on ffffound and then traced it back to his site, but then immediately I started seeing him in a few other spots and was really impressed. He can do the fun 50′s illustration that we all love these days but he can also […]

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May 18, 2009

Profile: Matt Desmond

Profile: Matt Desmond

  I’m trying to get this posted before Matt walks in the door. He’s been coming into our office lately to work on some new fonts, because this office is a designated typographic zone. When Matt isn’t making fonts he’s filming, experimenting with photography, and racing over midwestern hills and across valleys in his VW. […]

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