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YouWorkForThem in Top 10

We are a little late on this, but the Fleuron posted a list of their Top 10 Type Foundries You Should Know About. We are happy to be included amongst them. What are some of your favorite type foundries (other than us, of course)?

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Cinco de Mayo is a regional holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with some limited recognition in other parts of Mexico. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín.   […]

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Profile: Mike Davis

Mike Davis works just down the hall from us so there’s a pretty good dialogue back and forth between our office and Burlesque where he works. He’s also a huge nerd for classic graphic design and runs a blog , So Much Pileup, devoted to digging up the greatest of graphic ephemera from the high […]

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Skute Freebie!

A.M. Cassandre produced the typeface Bifur for Peignot in 1929. Bifur broke from rigid typographic forms by combining Art Deco principles of obsessive geometry with the line and stroke of letter forms. Skute picks up Cassandre’s spirit and carries it onward in YWFT hand set fashion. And we are happy to give it out to […]

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Hermès Scarves

Found (one F) these. Top left “Perspective” designed by AM Cassandre, 1968.

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Yale, Vance, Neil

Yale is on point, lots of great grad work coming out of there (Hi Vance!) Neil Donnelly’s 100 Warm Jets project for instance, is an interesting exercise in process, organization, and presentation.

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Matter Zine

About a month ago we released a new font, Matter. We felt it would be beneficial to go an extra mile and create a small PDF zine to further show the typographic value of Matter. Download the Matter Zine (Right-Click, Save As)

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Profile: Joakim Jansson

Swedish graphic designer Joakim Jansson is this week’s featured designer. His work encompasses many areas related to design including art direction, graphic design, typography, illustration, branding and web. He also contributes to the Style Press blog and DJs as Soda Popinski in his spare time. Here’s a little more about him and his work…

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