YouWorkForThem Blog

Good Design Needs Good Fonts

YouWorkForThem

  • Aspira
    Aspira is sans-serif font family. Aspira is versatile, legible, and geometric. Aspira is a superfamily of 112 styles. […]

Nanamee

  • Exposure 03 Image by John
    22 Hi-res abstract photos of neon lights streaking across negative space. Works wonders on backgrounds and anything else in need of a spacey feel. […]

YouWorkForThem

February 21, 2010

Gavin

Gavin

For the past five weeks, our in-house designer Jackkrit Anantakul has been sketching, scanning and designing his latest font (handset) design, entitled Gavin. When all was said and done, the concept sketches had over 1100 letter designs, from which we narrowed down two versions, Gavin and Gavin Alt. Each of these two styles contains over 400 diverse, hand-drawn […]

Read More
February 15, 2010

March in Thonburi by MPY

March in Thonburi is an experimental short, created over two years by Michael Paul Young. After relocating from Baltimore to Bangkok, Thailand, in 2007, Young sought to expose how the many sensory influences of his adopted country have affected him. The result, March in Thonburi, embodies a richsensory journey through an urban cultural atmosphere from […]

Read More
February 15, 2010

Need Supply & Sofia

Need Supply & Sofia

This calendar design is our most recent collaboration with our friends at Need Supply. For this project we were happy to consult them to use Olivier Gourvat’s Sofia, which turned out really nice. They also worked with illustrator Emerald Grippa for the wonderful front side illustration. Copies can be gotten by stopping by their retail location in Richmond, VA.

Read More
January 31, 2010

Top Stock Art of 2009

Top Stock Art of 2009

While our Fonts sales tend to maintain a fairly stable pattern over time, our Stock Art seems to shift from one style to another, sometimes quite drastically. Last year the Regime series of designs conquered the charts, but this year not a single one of them placed in the Top Ten. Instead, we saw sales shift toward a cleaner, […]

Read More
January 18, 2010

A New Era at YouWorkForThem

A New Era at YouWorkForThem

In the final quarter of 2009, our original founder Michael Paul Young was elected the new President/Creative Director of YouWorkForThem, Inc. Resulting from the new leadership, there will be several changes forthcoming. Rest assured that YWFT will remain the same great design shop it has been since day one, and will continue to develop exclusive […]

Read More
January 2, 2010

Top Fonts of 2009 @ YWFT

Top Fonts of 2009 @ YWFT

It is that time again where we count down from 1 to 10, our top selling fonts of the past year. While we see a shift in what was hot in 2009 versus the year before, we also see favorites from 2008 still holding on strong. With no more wait, let us begin!

Read More
December 18, 2009

2009: Death to the Books!

2009: Death to the Books!

Update Shortly after we posted this, we launched The YouWorkForThem Book Archive in response to everyones comments. We hope you enjoy this new section of design information. The Bad News This year has been a strange one for YWFT, that is for sure. As 2009 brought us many new challenges with the economy, we have […]

Read More
December 11, 2009

Free National Flags Illustrations

Free National Flags Illustrations

A recent internal project required us to create this file of over 75 national flags in vector and raster format. We are now giving this away and hoping it may help someone else out there. The file is saved in Adobe Illustrator CS1 format and can be used anyway you like. Some images were found […]

Read More
November 29, 2009

Eiger North Face – (Ivory Font)

One of our very talented customers just let us know they used the font Ivory (by Facetype) for a recent project. The result is a very nice example of Ivory’s beauty when combined with such beautiful filming. Have you use one of our fonts/stock in a project? Share it with us!

Read More
October 27, 2009

Ashkahn

Ashkahn

We have been having a great month for fonts, with many new designers joining the team and designing many new handsets and opentype collections. One of our latest designers to join the team is Ashkahn. We though we would take this quick moment to tell you you really should check out their work. Lots of […]

Read More
October 19, 2009

Profile: Matthew Wahl

Profile: Matthew Wahl

Matthew recently joined our lineup of font designers, so we wanted to take a minute to introduce him to everyone.

Read More
Newer Posts
Older Posts