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YWFT WebFonts: Design and Efficiency, Together at Last

Ever since the “@font-face” CSS declaration, font providers have been scrambling to implement options, and let’s face it–most have been less than ideal. We’ve all tried to figure out confusing lists of unnecessary options, when all we wanted was some quick design options. And more than once we’ve been confronted by subscription payments and intrusive […]

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Apple iBooks & YouWorkForThem Fonts

Yesterday, Apple held an education keynote event, where they introduced a number of software products that will help to reinvent how students learn. Chief among these is their iBooks Author application, which allows users to create their own textbooks for the iPad 2. Now anyone can create iBooks–and not just textbooks for education, but cookbooks, […]

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Top 10 Fonts of 2011

It’s that time once again, and as the man said, “The line it is drawn, the curse it is cast. The slow one now, will later be fast.” Since we wrote last year’s Top 10 Fonts post, we’ve increased our font options from 6500 to over 12,000. That’s a big Twinkie! Not to mention, with […]

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Thank You, Thank You Very Much

2012: Some folks think we’re in for a change on 12/21. Some folks are all about the 1-2. And for others, 2112 is the jam. In the end, it’s all about the numbers–and we have some big ones to share. Between YWFT and Nanamee, we now offer over 50,000 stock designs for sale. We showcase […]

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Adam Bognar sent us this short he and Benjamin Taft put together of their latest travels, which has a nice use of YWFT Hannah in the titles. Great video guys, but next time you better invite us along as well!

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Step Outside The Line

Join us in welcoming our latest Type Foundry to YouWorkForThem, Outside The Line (OTL). Hailing from the USA, OTL has created numerous icon fonts that have gone on to win prestigious type awards from organizations like U&lc. For this month only, enjoy seven select OTL titles marked 25% OFF the regular price.

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By now, everyone is aware of OpenType and its two main benefits; cross-platform compatibility, and its ability to support widely expanded character sets and layout features. It’s the second one that we want to spotlight here, to show you the real power of the format. Additionally, it has come to our attention that some designers might […]

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Top 10 Fonts of 2010

Oh, the times they have a-changed since we wrote last year’s Top 10 Fonts post! (Wow, has it really been a year already?) There’s an old Japanese Proverb that states, “beginning is easy — continuing is hard.” A year ago, YouWorkForThem had seen its eighth birthday, and some parts of the shop were getting dusty. […]

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Our studio and our lives are in the city of Bangkok, known to the natives as Krung Thep (“city of angels”). Like most creative folks, we draw our inspiration and our passion in part from what we see around us every day, and so we thought it might be nice to take a break from […]

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