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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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July 27, 2008

YouWorkForThem’s 6th Birthday!

YouWorkForThem's 6th Birthday!

First thing first, thank you to our families, customers and supporters! Six years ago, YouWorkForThem started out as a business in our founders house. Many people doubted us and what we were going to do with this store. But we kept on working and we now handle over 200 fonts, 1300 book titles, 14,000 stock […]

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July 25, 2008

Gunter Rambow

Gunter Rambow

Stumbled on this inspiring poster work from Gunter Rambow (prime name right?). It’s perhaps most interesting to look through the work created during a designer, like Gunter’s, entire career.

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July 25, 2008

Plural

Plural

I met Renata at TypeCon and we got to talking about music, Brazilian music in specific. Anyway she just sent me a movie to check out and clicked on her companies site, Plural. Some great work in there for sure, the navigation took a bit to pick up on, but really like how it works. […]

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July 24, 2008

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

STAFF PICKS VOL.2!

Time for another round of staff picks. Download the full PDF here. All of the links are as follows: Two Lines Align Geometry of feelings Milton Glaser Pino Tovaglia: The Rule That Corrects Emotion Over and Over: A Catalog of Hand-Drawn Patterns AGI: Graphic Design Since 1950 Jan Van Toorn: Critical Practice Karel Martens: Counterprint […]

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July 23, 2008

TypeCon 2008

TypeCon 2008

Just got back from TypeCon 2008 and thought I would give a little run down. It was held in Buffalo, NY and was great to see what the home of the Chicken Wing was like. I got there on Wednesday, July 16th and said my hellos and checked on the poster show. Shu was in […]

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July 21, 2008

Black Slabbath in Parq

Once again, another hot use of Black Slabbath has come upon us. Check it out in the really nice pdf zine, Parq. Have you done something with a YouWorkForThem product? Don’t be shy, tell us!

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July 16, 2008

New Non-Format

New Non-Format

Just when I was about to forget, the London/Minnesota Non-Format update their site and remind me who my daddy is. Some of my favorite new work is the type treatments in these NY Times Style Magazine spreads. Non-Format. (Seen on cpluv)

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July 15, 2008

Modern Swedish Design

Modern Swedish Design

We just got in MoMA’s new book, Modern Swedish Design. At first glance, it doesn’t stand out from other books on Modern Design, but this book definitely deserves another chance. The rarely translated writings of the founding texts that initiated modern design in Sweden, make it a necessary addition to any designer’s collection. This book […]

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July 14, 2008

Our Mountain Video

Our Mountain Video

Mr Steve wrote me this weekend to let me know he posted up a new video with some insight to his Our Mountain traveling Art Experience. Other than getting to see the skilled wizard rock some insane t-shirt fashion, the video does indeed provide a nice look into his recent work. Hotness all around and […]

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July 7, 2008

Designer’s designer

Designer's designer

Peter Rentz is a rusty blade that slashes fads and trends with a laser precision. He’s updated his site. Please see my favorite designer here.

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