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    This typeface is characterized by its large, sharp, and triangular serifs, which give it a very singular look. […]

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December 29, 2009

War of the Brands

War of the Brands

Interesting recent event with the graffiti artist Zevs. It seems he was recently in Hong Kong working on a war of the brands project, and got nabbed by the local police. Read more over at Cool Hunting.

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December 28, 2009

Washed Out – Belong

Here is an ‘interesting’ video to start your work week with. A music video directed by Blake Salzman.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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November 15, 2009

Bustbright

Bustbright

I have been watching this really strange and sometimes amazing Flickr account by the name of Bustbright. They typically post rare and unknown designs from the past, but also designs by big names like Rand and Beall. Most the posts are very dry, but there are some gems here and there. But even the dry work […]

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November 11, 2009

Agostina makes appearance in Crank: High Voltage

Agostina makes appearance in Crank: High Voltage

Our hot font release of 2009, Agostina, recently made an appearance in this years hollywood action film Crank: High Voltage. Used during two different sequences in the film, Agostina puts on its dancing shoes and shines. Much thanks to the designers who used our font for this project, and great execution with the sequences! Thanks […]

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November 7, 2009

Objectified – Jonathan Ive

Right now (could get pulled) there is a sample from Gary Hustwit’s documentary Objectified where they talked with Jonathan Ive about the design of Apple products. I have yet to see the film but this clip was very interesting and reminds me why we do what we do…

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November 2, 2009

SvB Updates

SvB Updates

Studio Von Birken updates with some new work and a new site. I am not feeling the new site design too much, but the work is always enjoyed…

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November 1, 2009

Flaming Lips – I can be a Frog

I picked up (itunes) the latest Flaming Lips album and have been really digging it. Their last album I listened to it so much, I now despise it (in a good way though). This latest album (Embryonic) is really nice because its much more dark and overall just odd, good for my soul right now it […]

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