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…


Proxima Nova – The Greatest of the Helvetica Killers

Designer Mark Simonson revamped and expanded upon his six original Proxima Sans designs to create the insanely popular Proxima Nova font collection that designers around the world know and love today. With clean, modern lines and easy legibility even at very small point sizes, it’s no wonder that Proxima Nova is highly sought after, and…



Tom Chalky Fonts: Handcrafted Font Options for Your Media Project

Tom Chalky Fonts are some of the most beautiful handcrafted fonts around, and for the next month you can save 50% off all his designs. With 88 individual fonts available and sale options starting as low as $2, you’ll find something that caters to every manner of design project. Many of his fonts fit the latest…


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…



A Brief History Of Franklin Gothic

You’ve likely seen the Franklin Gothic typeface a thousand times without ever realizing it. From advertising logos and billboards, television and movie screens, books and album covers, board games and computer games, this timeless typeface is everywhere. Morris Fuller Benton created the original version of Franklin Gothic in 1902. The typeface found its influence in Akzidenz Grotesk…


Historical Impact and Modern Application: Canada Type's Gibson

Canada Type’s Gibson font family has quickly become the one of the company’s most popular products. Perfect for branding and design, Gibson’s eye-catching boldness pays homage to an intrepid man and his legacy. The typeface was named by its creator Rod McDonald for his close friend and colleague John Gibson (1928-2011), and produced by Kevin…

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