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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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November 23, 2010

BKK Stereotype

Our studio and our lives are in the city of Bangkok, known to the natives as Krung Thep (“city of angels”). Like most creative folks, we draw our inspiration and our passion in part from what we see around us every day, and so we thought it might be nice to take a break from […]

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November 22, 2010

BKK Cargo

Our studio and our lives are in the city of Bangkok, known to the natives as Krung Thep (“city of angels”). Like most creative folks, we draw our inspiration and our passion in part from what we see around us every day, and so we thought it might be nice to take a break from […]

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November 1, 2010

CDKVW

What happens when you explore type without the typographer’s eye in mind? What happens when you take type out of the centuries old, black and white, static world of type specimens? CDKVW is a YouWorkForThem short that takes five various fonts into the depths of the unknown and against various natural elements. Composed and filmed […]

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October 12, 2010

URW, the world’s most fascinating font foundry.

URW, the world's most fascinating font foundry.

We are extremely excited to announce the addition of URW++ to our font library. URW++ has been at the forefront of digital typography since the early 1970‘s. From design classics like Paul Renner’s Futura to Oswald Bruce Cooper’s Cooper, they have designed, published and digitized over 600 astonishing font families. We’re starting today by offering over 60 […]

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September 29, 2010

Numero 10

Numero 10

It has been awhile since we blogged a site, this kind of happens when you have 4000 fonts in your ‘new products to post’ que. But the crew from Numero 10 emailed us the other day to let us know about their new portfolio, and we must say it is amazingly nice. Be sure to […]

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August 25, 2010

New Type Foundry: Insigne

New Type Foundry: Insigne

We have had many new designer/foundry additions to our site in the past month, one of the biggest being the addition of the font foundry Insigne. Insigne will be bringing hundreds of new fonts to our font collection, with already over 200 in this month alone. We also welcome Theodore Jordan and Greg Perkins to our stock audio designers, […]

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August 4, 2010

Typography in Ice

Typography in Ice

After the interesting discoveries we made while creating Typography in Water, we figured it was best to continue exploring this nature versus type theme. This time around we explored freezing type to see what sort of visual oddities might arise. While the results were similar to the previous placements in water, ice created a much colder, […]

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July 29, 2010

It’s Nice That Cumulus and Foam Exists

It's Nice That Cumulus and Foam Exists

Cumulus and Foam has been making the press rounds lately with mentions in Print Magazine, It’s Nice That, Selectism, and linkage on NOTCOT, Unstrung, and involved in a so-called debate on QBN of what is considered beautiful. As well, our Behance project for C&F was featured on their front page this past week and jumped to […]

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July 13, 2010

Cumulus and Foam on Behance

Cumulus and Foam on Behance

When Stefan Kjartansson first sent us Cumulus and Foam, we asked him what sort of conceptual keywords would he attach to his beautiful monster. He gave us terms like Abortion, Brothels, Rabies, Fake Orgasms, Bacteria, Victorian Wigs & Cappuccino Froth as things that inspired the design. Today we took those original keywords as our inspiration […]

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July 12, 2010

Cumulus and Foam – Free Book

Cumulus & Foam, the most beautifully grotesque font of our time. After many years of fine tuning and development, Stefan Kjartansson’s (designer of Black Slabbath) magnificent monster is now available for you to purchase. In honor of this very special occasion, all orders for the complete family will receive a copy of the book above for FREE! […]

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July 7, 2010

Typography in Water – iPhone & iPad Wallpapers

Typography in Water - iPhone & iPad Wallpapers

We recently published a project on Behance titled Typography in Water where we took five selected fonts and mixed them with water. The final result was astonishing and we figured why not provide these as wallpapers as well. So to serve all the frenzy around the recent Apple iPhone 4 and iPad releases, we are offering […]

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June 2, 2010

New Type Foundries

New Type Foundries

We would like to take a quick breather right now to announce some new font designers on the site. First, over the next few weeks/months we will be adding designs from the massive collection of Intellecta Design, a Brazilian type foundry focused on remastering found and antique type. Second, another Brazilian foundry by the name of BRtype has […]

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