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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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February 25, 2009

Wim Crouwel on Fonstruct

Wim Crouwel on Fonstruct

Stumbled across a collection of fonstructed (does that sound about right?) creations based on the original typographic works of Wim Crouwel. Check them out here!

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February 20, 2009

Alejandro Paul from Sudtipos won a TDC2 award this year for his script typeface, Adios Script. Congratulations Alejandro and everyone else who won. Some great work in there!

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February 18, 2009

House Industries Girard

House Industries Girard

“House Industries presents the oeuvre of Alexander Girard with a suite of fonts and objects.” One thing that always impresses me about House Industries is their ability to tie in products with their font releases.

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February 13, 2009

The Emperor of Antarctica!

The Emperor of Antarctica!

Christian Zander has claimed the throne of Antarctica and is serving up all kinds of geometric new-wave hotness. All hail the King er, Emperor!

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February 12, 2009

JP10 Magazine

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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February 11, 2009

Obama Font, O God…

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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February 1, 2009

Best YWFT Fonts of 2008

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 fonts, showing the world that typography is much more than what exists inside a font. Black Slabbath The Heaviest […]

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January 14, 2009

Buamai

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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January 4, 2009

Hannah

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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December 17, 2008

Ecofont

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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December 11, 2008

This is Agostina (Video)

This is Agostina (Video)

A few weeks back we launched our hottest new font development, 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 some […]

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