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  • Bookeyed Martin
    Huzzah for Bookeyed Martin, the much anticipated addition to the popular Bookeyed family. Upright & Strong he attracts eyes to his flashy serifs and ball terminals. […]

Nanamee

  • Funkyback Pattern Vector
    Jazz up all your graphic needs with a Funkyback pattern, the perfect marriage of modern retro style. Take pleasure in creating your own masterpieces that enduce enjoyment. […]
March 17, 2010

ARK by Grzegorz Jonkajtys

Really nice animation and work by Grzegorz Jonkajtys on this short. “An unknown virus has destroyed almost the entire human population. Oblivious to the true nature of the disease, the only remaining survivors escape to the sea. In great ships, they set off in search of uninhabited land. So begins the exodus, led by one man…”

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March 9, 2010

Sony Adverts

Gizmodo has an interesting article on the history of Sony Adverts. It seems they have an issue with Sony ads not making sense, but since when did ‘making sense’ matter in the world of successful advertising?

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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, […]

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January 28, 2010

Font Aid IV

Font Aid IV

We all know Haiti is having a really bad time right now and most people want to do something to help out in some way or another. Being as most of us are graphic designers, Font Aid IV is a great project that we all could easily lend a few minutes to help out with. […]

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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 […]

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