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    This typeface is characterized by its large, sharp, and triangular serifs, which give it a very singular look. […]

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April 9, 2008

YWFT Zine 01

YWFT Zine 01

YWFT Zine 01 is a PDF zine that serves as an example of what is possible using the wonderful array of stock images, vectors, and newest typefaces available in our collection. Each image is tagged with the stock sets and typefaces used so that you, our beloved customer, can be directed easily to the appropriate […]

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April 9, 2008

Free Mask Illustrations

Free Mask Illustrations

Dr Freebie Fresh brings you some nice Asian Mask illustrations today. The concept coming from our Bangkok studio, was using traditional Ramakien Thai masks as the inspiration. These drawings were early concept drawings for the later developed Thaiglish font.

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April 6, 2008

Uncredited Book Review

Uncredited Book Review

Still haven’t picked up this hot book? Ok ok, we understand, you still aren’t sure and want to know more. Well never fear, awhile back the motion graphic news site Motionographer posted a quality review here, saying “Every page is a treasure trove of inspiration and history…”. We hope this review helps you finally decide […]

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March 31, 2008

Creative Review Spotlights Black Slabbath

The good ole English Creative Review drops a spotlight on our exclusive typeface by Stefan Kjartansson, Black Slabbath. This typeface is blowing up, showing up everywhere, being gobbled up by everyone and easily becoming the font of 2008. If you get your hands on the March issue of CR, find this feature in the Agenda […]

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March 27, 2008

Employee Picks

We understand that it can be hard getting a feel for what a book contains when looking at it on the web. We, on the other hand, get to spend a lot of quality time with the books we have in stock, so we felt it may be helpful share a few of our favorites […]

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March 13, 2008

Free Candidate Illustrations

Oh yes, we bring you more great FREEBIE madness. This round, free illustrations of the most eligible candidates for America’s next president: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, John McCain and Ralph Nader. Working on some posters for your local party’s next big rodeo and ho-down?

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March 13, 2008

Pudge Door

Pudge Door

Much of the behind the scenes work we do to make/concept/test new products can be fairly organic, strange and quite interesting. We will begin to show behind the scenes and strange insights to products on our site in this blog venue. This first insight is a look into a recent handset font, Pudge, and one of our Bangkok designers, Thun, testing it out in use. We

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February 19, 2008

YouWorkForThem RSS Update

You asked for it and we have delivered. Many people out there asked for our New Product RSS to contain images. So now we have two versions, the Older (feed.php) and the new version with Images (feedimages.php). So go ahead and plug this into your fancy RSS reader and enjoy!

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February 13, 2008

Goodbye, Maddy Nye

Goodbye, Maddy Nye

I thought it would only be appropriate to say goodbye (for now) to the Magnificent Maddy Nye. She has left us to travel with her feline around the world in a vegetable oil-powered van. Maddy was our first “real” (not make believe) employee and a thoughtful person. One of the things I admired about her […]

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February 5, 2008

The Profiles (New)

The Profiles (New)

We have updated our Profile Magazine, to now be ‘The Profiles‘. It has a smoking new design + commenting and just an overall much better experience. Enjoy!

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January 30, 2008

Black Slabbath (Installation)

Black Slabbath (Installation)

[qt:/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/black_slabbath_video.mov /wp-content/uploads/2008/01/playme.mov 420 296]The heaviest typeface in the world, Black Slabbath, goes up at Octane in Atalanta. RAAAARRRRRRRRR! (Click PLAYME to PLAY MOVIE!)

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January 22, 2008

Black Slabbath Release Party. MN

YouWorkForThem just released the new typeface, Black Slabbath. There will be a release party at the notorious Hexagon Bar in Minneapolis with some ear-splitting metal. Kicking off their 2008 tour, the Birthday Suits will be opening the night and their world tour. Following is one of MN’s finest brutal bands, Building Better Bombs. Strut and […]

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