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  • BAHN Pro Rough
    BAHN Pro Rough is a "Sovietic" version of my bestseller type BAHN. It contains 228 glyphs, and is available in 3 weights. […]

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September 23, 2008

Architecture Sale

One thing I love about the winter is that I get to stay inside and read more. To get ready, we are almost giving away ALL the books in our Architecture section. A lot of the books are at low quantity and when they are gone, we will most likely not order them again. So […]

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September 15, 2008

ZINE3

ZINE3

We are proud to present ZINE3, the third PDF release from our design team. Once again showing many unique examples of how to work with our fonts and stock art collections. For ZINE3 we composed a continual design within the concept of Heaven and Hell. Links to the products used can be found in the […]

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September 8, 2008

Designer Wanted in Minneapolis

Designer Wanted in Minneapolis

Graphic Designer / Illustrator YouWorkForThem.com is the leading graphic design resource online. Since we do very little client-based work, we offer the creative freedom that most companies can not offer. We are looking for someone who has a strong desire to self-initiate and complete projects. If you are not looking to work at a design […]

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September 4, 2008

Oblique Strategies

Oblique Strategies

Everyone needs help overcoming their mental blocks, that’s why there’s Oblique Strategies… Oblique Strategies, was initially conceived by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in 1975. It is a tool that consists of self-imposed dilemmas to help creative people push through mental blocks. Take a look at Gregory Taylor’s website, which is completely devoted to Oblique […]

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August 27, 2008

YWFT Dashboard Widget 2.0

YWFT Dashboard Widget 2.0

I noticed awhile back when I updated our new product RSS feed to include images it killed our OS X widget. So tonight I decided to go back and rebuild the widget, adding in a search feature this time around. Hope this helps our hardcore users out there! Note, we used to have Yahoo widgets […]

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August 26, 2008

Going Postal

Going Postal

This article applies only to actual shipments. This does not apply to downloads of fonts or stock items, which are always available 24/7 for download. Today, I thought I would personally address a question we get asked from time to time: Why is your shipping so expensive? Well, to us its a great deal and […]

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August 8, 2008

Sentence 01

Sentence 01

We finally got back our latest project, Sentence. It’s an illustrated loosely around a poem by Grant Leuning and was worked on between the two YWFT Studio’s. We created the publication so that it can be viewed/displayed two different ways. You can read it like a magazine, from left to right or you can unfold […]

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July 27, 2008

YouWorkForThem’s 6th Birthday!

YouWorkForThem's 6th Birthday!

First thing first, thank you to our families, customers and supporters! Six years ago, YouWorkForThem started out as a business in our founders house. Many people doubted us and what we were going to do with this store. But we kept on working and we now handle over 200 fonts, 1300 book titles, 14,000 stock […]

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July 24, 2008

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

Time for another round of staff picks. Download the full PDF here. All of the links are as follows: Two Lines Align Geometry of feelings Milton Glaser Pino Tovaglia: The Rule That Corrects Emotion Over and Over: A Catalog of Hand-Drawn Patterns AGI: Graphic Design Since 1950 Jan Van Toorn: Critical Practice Karel Martens: Counterprint […]

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July 23, 2008

TypeCon 2008

TypeCon 2008

Just got back from TypeCon 2008 and thought I would give a little run down. It was held in Buffalo, NY and was great to see what the home of the Chicken Wing was like. I got there on Wednesday, July 16th and said my hellos and checked on the poster show. Shu was in […]

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