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  • NT Yaki
    Yaki is a set of three fonts. Yaki One is the plain version. Yaki Two and Yaki Three are separate fonts combining two layers with different colors. Yaki is perfect for designing sophisticated multi-co […]

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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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February 18, 2009

House Industries Girard

House Industries Girard

“House Industries presents the oeuvre of Alexander Girard with a suite of fonts and objects.” One thing that always impresses me about House Industries is their ability to tie in products with their font releases.

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February 18, 2009

System Updates (Login Fix)

Lordy Lordy, sometimes things just take awhile. We FINALLY fixed the bug on our store when some users login and get a blank page. After much treasure digging, we found the culprit and the bug is fixed. Now when you login, you should be greeted by your cozy account page. Sorry for all the troubles, […]

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February 17, 2009

Ten People’s Favorite Blog

Ten People's Favorite Blog

Leslie Miles is an online curator of sorts whose mission is to not be everyone’s tenth favorite blog, but rather ten people’s favorite blog. From what I’ve seen so far I think he’s put together some gorgeous image collections that he bases around a single word. While he’s not my favorite blog I do think […]

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February 17, 2009

Paints

Paints

Painting and Sculpture are probably two of the most inspiring things for us at YWFT right now. Check out Gordon Terry and Michael Hunter.

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February 16, 2009

Marian Bantjes Snowflakes

Marian Bantjes Snowflakes

Although I’m quite tired of winter, these snowflakes by Marian Bantjes are impressive. Reminds me of Albertus Seba’s Cabinet of Curiosities.

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February 14, 2009

Books on sale, starting from 99 cents!

Books on sale, starting from 99 cents!

Today we put up more books on sale, one may have been what you were looking for. Some nice titles and more should be going up each week, so keep tuned. Books starting as low as 99 cents!

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February 13, 2009

Make Something! With Mike Mills & Friends

Make Something! With Mike Mills & Friends

I saw this video awhile back and meant to post it but then forgot. Anyways… join Mike Mills as he teaches a workshop with kids about taking back public space with some hand made posters. There’s also more sessions with folks like KAWS, Ed Templeton, and Jesse Spears. Enjoy!

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February 13, 2009

The Emperor of Antarctica!

The Emperor of Antarctica!

Christian Zander has claimed the throne of Antarctica and is serving up all kinds of geometric new-wave hotness. All hail the King er, Emperor!

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February 13, 2009

Vignelli Canon

Vignelli Canon

This has made its rounds, but it is better late then never? Massimo Vignelli (NY Subway Map pictured above) wrote a short book about what design is. To quote the New Pepsi Logo PDF, it is basically about Graphic Design’s DNA. Part One covers the Intangibles, such as Semantics, Discipline, Responsibility, etc. Part Two covers […]

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February 12, 2009

JP10 Magazine

JP10 Magazine

New JPeople Magazine is out and features Hanazuki, Hydro74, Tokyo Plastic and more. One of the interesting party of the magazine is how they used the font Agostina by adding a 3D shading element to the type itself by cutting up the typeface and adding gradients to it. They also layered the uppercase swash characters […]

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February 11, 2009

Pepsi Logo

Pepsi Logo

Friend passed this along to me, thought I would pass on. Great stuff, for sure an interesting read and great chuckle. After looking over the document you may think of things like “this is how you make up crap for millions of dollars.” Make sure you download the pdf at the bottom of the page. […]

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