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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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August 25, 2008

Louis Malle/Phantom India

Knowing very little of India, its history, its people, the culture, or the land, I set about to watch this 6 hour? (possibly more) documentary made in 1968/9 by Louis Malle this past week. You can really see the influence this film had on Wes Anderson’s “Darjeeling Limited”; the camera zooms from far distances and […]

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August 19, 2008

YWFT Magazine Sale

YWFT Magazine Sale

Magazines are great, aren’t they? You can take them almost anywhere for a quick read. That’s why we’re having a sale on some of our favorite design and art magazines. This is your last chance to get these magazines, we won’t be getting anymore of these in stock. Sale ends Friday, August 22nd, so go […]

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August 19, 2008

Yeondoo Jung

Yeondoo Jung

My friend sent me a link to the website of Yeondoo Jung, a Korean artist who recreates literal interpretations of children’s drawings. I’m glad someone is paying attention to these young, active imaginations!

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August 14, 2008

The Rock-afire Explosion

I grew up in the 80′s in no other than the grand ole Tennessee, USA. If you came from the south around this time also, then you might remember an amazing place called Showbiz Pizza Place. For those not in the know, this was our Chucky Cheese. Anyways, the original coder/developer (Aaron Fechter) still uses […]

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August 14, 2008

E & T

This blog collects sightings of this most flamboyant of all glyphs. …it’s creator a fan of the site sports a new ampersand tattoo. Via Design Observer & Kottke. Check The Ampersand.

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August 8, 2008

Sentence 01

Sentence 01

We finally got back our latest project, Sentence. It’s an illustrated loosely around a poem by Grant Leuning and was worked on between the two YWFT Studio’s. We created the publication so that it can be viewed/displayed two different ways. You can read it like a magazine, from left to right or you can unfold […]

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August 8, 2008

Surfstation is back

It’s true. Surfstation is back. It’s interesting to have witnessed the history of design portals on the internet. It seemed like yesterday when K10k, Surfstation, and Design is Kinky ruled the design news planet. I am sure I already forgot about a couple. Check it out though, looks nice.

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August 8, 2008

Goatee Saver

Goatee Saver

Its a Friday, so a little extra fun was in store while I took a break from coding. Reading Gizmodo, came across this delicious link. That guy on the front page video is on pure maniac status, who in the hell shaves without gel? I mean common, at least use some soap? That being said, […]

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August 5, 2008

Emily Anderson & American Craft Magazine

Emily Anderson & American Craft Magazine

My friend, Emily Anderson has just updated her portfolio with a solid array of work. Of particular interest is her work for American Craft Magazine. It is there that you will see her top notch sense of balance and color. Go have a look.

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August 3, 2008

Are you a Graphic Designer?

Are you a Graphic Designer?

These days, I would say what one might call himself is very confusing, if your working in the business of ‘Graphic Design’ and work mainly online or in a digital medium. I could get into a long drawn out post here, I originally just wanted to post something about how great a current PHP framework […]

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July 30, 2008

TypeCon 2008 Poster Show

This last year’s show was an open entry exhibit. Normally when you do something like this, you get a couple of good pieces and a lot of not so good ones. This was not at all the case for this show. Shu and I saw that we had enough room (barely) to get all the posters up if we used the walls and fabricated cardboard walls. The posters that

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