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  • NT Yaki
    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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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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August 4, 2009

The Interpretation – Chapter 4 (Sample)

I just posted started to post a few high definition (HD1080) videos on Vimeo of our newest dvd release, The Interpretation. I will continue to post a few more chapters from the dvd (minus the audio) in which you get to see a rare level of the detail in our motion work, you can also […]

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July 30, 2009

How do you want your stock vectors?

How do you want your stock vectors?

We are curious, would you like to shop for our stock vectors as single drawings or do you enjoy how we do it now as collections of 25 drawings? For example, iTunes allows you to buy single songs, or buy the entire album from a musician. Which method do you enjoy?

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July 23, 2009

Site Updates!

Site Updates!

We have some good news for those of you who purchase items from our site.   This past weekend we updated our system to no longer need those pesky download codes! Now when you go to download your items, you can instantly grab your purchased items from the receipt, no need to enter the code […]

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July 22, 2009

YWFT Type Catalog

YWFT Type Catalog

For the past few months we’ve been creating something of a journal meets type catalog in collaboration with recent graduate, Sarah Kissell. We intend to demonstrate how our typefaces can be used in an appropriate context while also providing rich content for our customers, students, and the design community to dive into. Look for the […]

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July 16, 2009

U2 – We found some video!

U2 - We found some video!

As mentioned in a previous post, me and the crew of YouWorkForThem Bangkok recently rocked over 300 videos for U2′s new tour. Finally today, we found some evidence of our contribution on the mega-screen! Not the best quality video (earthquake cam), but at least its a start for now. We hope we they decide to […]

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June 24, 2009

U2 hires YouWorkForThem for live concert visuals…

U2 hires YouWorkForThem for live concert visuals...

Back in February we got a nice call from Catherine Owens, long time super creative director for the uber-famous band U2. Catherine came across our video This is Agostina and knew she found the team who could help rock some video/visuals for this years U2 360 world tour. For the past few months we went to […]

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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 11, 2009

Profile: Chris Gray

Profile: Chris Gray

  This week we feature British designer, Chris Gray. I came across one of his shirts on Beautiful Decay and was pleasantly surprised by his other work. Let’s learn a little more about him.   Name: Chris Gray   Company: Toy / WSS   Website: http://www.thisistoy.com / http://www.weshallsee.co.uk   Short explanation of what you do […]

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May 9, 2009

The Interpretation DVD

Boom, our latest publication has finally landed! A work of art that explores the relationship between nature, motion and sound, The Interpretation takes us on a languid journey through a slowly flourishing forest. Hinting at vague memories of microbiology and rotating through a cool organic spectrum of greens, blues, browns, blacks and whites; this motion-based work will entrance […]

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May 8, 2009

YouWorkForThem in Top 10

YouWorkForThem in Top 10

We are a little late on this, but the Fleuron posted a list of their Top 10 Type Foundries You Should Know About. We are happy to be included amongst them. What are some of your favorite type foundries (other than us, of course)?

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