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

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  • Christmas Gift Box Vector
    Ring in the holidays with art that Jinglz! Jazz up all your graphic needs with this seasonal gift box design - it's festive, fun and timeless. […]
February 27, 2009

Trash Bears!

Trash Bears!

While I may not know or understand many things Japanese I do know that if you make a trash bag shaped like a bear I will be your fan for life. Thank you Japan!

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February 27, 2009

Gifts from Miligram

Gifts from Miligram

Some very nice people at Miligram sent us a few nice gifts (such as this great 2009 calender and a small book from Alarm! Warszawa). Cheers, friends!

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February 26, 2009

Get Some Whimsy

Get Some Whimsy

Any day that the UPS man comes with a YWFT package is a good day, especially if the book is David Weidman’s Whimsical Works. First, just go ahead and order it. Secondly, after it arrives and you want to scan in every page and make prints for your house like me – head over to […]

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February 25, 2009

Wim Crouwel on Fonstruct

Wim Crouwel on Fonstruct

Stumbled across a collection of fonstructed (does that sound about right?) creations based on the original typographic works of Wim Crouwel. Check them out here!

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February 24, 2009

Wolff Olins

Wolff Olins

Wolff Olins recently updated their site with some lectures from their company. They also have a new flickr stream that would be good to follow.

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February 24, 2009

Plukart!

Plukart!

Mr. Plukart has quite a diverse assortment of various visual goods and oddities on his flickr stream although the illustrations are easily my favorite. Hello South America!

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February 24, 2009

Larry Bell

Larry Bell

“A minimalist sculptor, Larry Bell first created shaped canvases and then turned to sculpture in the early 1960s. He was part of an avant-garde southern California group that included Robert Irwin and Craig Kauffman, and his primary materials were coated glass and plastics.” Quoted from“ Dictionary of American Artists”

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February 23, 2009

Karl Blossfeldt

Karl Blossfeldt

I have always been attracted to Italian Botanical Illustrations, and recently saw more of Karl Blossfeldt’s photography here and here. I really enjoy seeing people’s ‘collections’ and this would fall under art and collecting which is always a couple of steps up in my book. The backgrounds are also amazingly rich. I dare you to […]

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February 20, 2009

Alejandro Paul from Sudtipos won a TDC2 award this year for his script typeface, Adios Script. Congratulations Alejandro and everyone else who won. Some great work in there!

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February 19, 2009

Raphael Boguslav

Raphael Boguslav

Raphael Boguslav “works entirely on the Mac, continues to pursue a lifelong interest in classical piano and builds radio controlled model airplanes.” He also has quite a hand for the pen.

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February 19, 2009

Stones Throw

Stones Throw

We normally get a good amount of promo material around here from publishers and record labels and I do a horrible job of passing the “good cheer” along, but this will change, starting now. This week we got in a very nice package Stones Throw. The previous package they sent us was nothing-less-than-amazing, custom LP […]

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February 18, 2009

Media Temple Saves the Day!

Media Temple Saves the Day!

I am sure some of you web nerds out there have heard of Media Temple. If you haven’t, well they are a super nice web hosting company, the company that hosts YouWorkForThem. We have been using them for around 7+ years now, and they have taken good care of us with our nagging and requests.  […]

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