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  • P22 Chai Tea
    P22 Chai Tea is unique among brush lettering scripts. Its sweeping strokes and luxurious use of horizontal space lend personality and warmth to any project. Its sturdy letterforms make it ideal for lo […]

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September 13, 2013

A Custom Relationship Is The New Standard

A Custom Relationship Is The New Standard

We’re probably biased, but we think YWFT has the greatest customers on the planet. That’s why we offer you such easy, affordable licenses for multiple formats and platforms right in your shopping cart. We also know that not every situation is covered by a standard license, and we’ve got you covered there, too. Contact us […]

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September 12, 2013

YWFT Pipe, the latest from YouWorkForThem

YWFT Pipe, the latest from YouWorkForThem

Starting out as a set of vectors, this series of tubes is now the Pipe you’ll want to share with your friends. This cylindrical monster has FIVE, count ‘em, FIVE tubular styles for users to layer: solid, shadow, outline, half-solid and texture (dots). Seriously, there’s so many design options at stake here, it’s as if […]

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September 10, 2013

+81 Magazine Feature

+81 Magazine Typography Feature 1

+81 Magazine recently interviewed our Creative Director (Michael Paul Young) about YouWorkForThem and about our in house type designs. Out now, look for our very own YWFT Riet being used on the cover.

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September 3, 2013

The Best Graphic Design Book Resource

The YouWorkForThem Book Archive

Our extensive and wonderful Book Archive is back online, optimized and redesigned for an overall better experience. We hope this helps any of you looking for some great inspiration, and or want to preview a book before buying. Be sure to check out ‘The Best Graphic Design Books‘ post, which outlines what books we think […]

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September 2, 2013

Font Sale: Emboss Fonts 30% Off

Font Sale: Emboss Fonts 30% Off

For this month only, enjoy an exclusive 30% off any font designed by Emboss. This includes all formats: Desktop, WebFont and Mobile Fonts. Stephen Boss started Emboss Fonts in the mid nineties. The foundry’s aim is to explore conceptual ideas, and convert them into fonts for the world to consume. The foundry’s customer base is global, […]

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August 26, 2013

Download P22 Fonts Starting From $9

Download P22 Fonts Starting From $9

Flash Sale: P22 Type Foundry P22 type foundry began making artist inspired digital fonts in 1994. After a successful beginning of designing packaged font sets that catered to museum gift shops and specialty stores, P22 expanded into mail order catalogs and direct marketing. Along with fonts, P22 also started making other merchandise. The focus remained […]

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February 21, 2013

YouWorkForThem & Valve Corporation: Customizing the Steam UI

YouWorkForThem & Valve Corporation: Customizing the Steam UI

YouWorkForThem received a request from the video game development company Valve Corporation to create a custom license for their digital distribution service, Steam. YouWorkForThem worked closely with Valve to write a simple, affordable Custom Application License covering cross-platform embeds for the font Motiva Sans, from the Brazilian foundry Plau (Niramekko). The project then evolved to […]

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January 21, 2013

Top Fonts of 2012

Top Fonts of 2012

As Dr. Seuss said, “How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn.” And just like that, it’s time once again for the Top Ten Fonts. Since we wrote last year’s Top Ten post, we’ve increased our font […]

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January 4, 2013

The New Nanamee – Better Stock Art, Better Design.

The New Nanamee - Better Stock Art, Better Design.

Since its inception in 2009, Nanamee has grown to include over 25,000 curated stock images, vectors and audio, in a community that has grown to over 10,000 members. Now, we are very proud to present The New Nanamee, and we hope you’ll agree with us that it is simply the most elegant, efficient way to […]

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