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YouWorkForThem WebFonts: Pay Once, Play Forever.

At YouWorkForThem, we think the dominant subscription-based model of WebFonts is nothing short of highway robbery. The Fontopoly charges a monthly fee for the use of the WebFonts they resell–all while refusing to give their customers access to the font files themselves! Instead, they host the files on their own servers, which you must reference in your…


How Poor-Quality Photos Ruin Your Design (And Where to Get Good Ones)

With photo sharing platforms like Instagram boasting over 75 million active users each day, let alone the rest of social media and the larger internet, it’s no secret that the value of a picture has far exceeded a thousand words. As designers of such destinations, you seek to engage and inform your audience, whether you’ve…


What is a Large Volume Commercial Extension?

If you’re planning on using a font for any purpose that will result in more than 250,000 combined instances, then you are not covered by the Standard Desktop license. If your use results in more than 250,000 print and/or digital instances, you will need a Large Volume Commercial extension, as described in 5.5 of the…


The Prolific Work of PintassilgoPrints + Special Promotion

PintassilgoPrints (pin-tas-sil-go-prints) is an experienced, independent type foundry founded in the seaside city of Vitória, Brazil, an epicenter of the Brazilian typography scene. Currently located in Florianópolis, Brazil, PintassilgoPrints has been run by the prolific couple Erica Jung and Ricardo Marcin for the better part of a decade, but the pair has been engaged in print-related…


Top 10 Stock Graphics of 2015

It’s a mad, mad, mad world of graphics out there, people, but fear not–for as somebody said, “lists bring order to chaos,” and we’ve got one for you that is chock full of awesome. From a custom neon sign generator to multiple texture sets from GhostlyPixels (this year’s big winner with five nods), these ten…


RuleByArt's Stock Graphic Designs Create Unique Surface Impact

The artistic uniqueness and diversity of design stand out in the RuleByArt stock graphic designs that are available here at YouWorkForThem. We’re excited to showcase this talented company and their powerful and impactful designs. Unique ideas and brands need a suitable design to accentuate and define their messages. Tailored graphic designs for unique clients are…


What Should I Do If Someone Is Using My Designs Without Paying?

Designers–have you ever walked into a store or looked up at a billboard and recognized your font on product packaging or in an ad–but you don’t have any record of a commercial license? Have you ever seen your font or stock art in a television commercial, but you never received your Show Titles licensing fees?…


You Won't Believe These Three Fonts Are Free Fonts

“Free” is usually synonymous with “bad,” “cheap” or “not worthy.” In the font world, this has proven to be no different. You can spend the rest of your life scrolling through the many tens of thousands of free fonts out there online and still not find that perfect font you’ve been searching for. Worse yet,…


DSType Foundry and Studio is a Cultural Architect in Font Design

Brilliantly combining sharp South American flavor with European sensibilities, the world-class type foundry DSType has consistently adapted to meet the growing demand for non-Latin fonts and other typographic projects in the 20+ years since their founding, and their list of clients is almost as impressive as their sharp and creative font designs. Founded in Portugal…

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