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  • Aspira
    Aspira is sans-serif font family. Aspira is versatile, legible, and geometric. Aspira is a superfamily of 112 styles. […]

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    Modern and innovative seamless patterns & textures for Art Directors, Architects, Graphic, Product and Fashion Designers. […]
February 21, 2013

YouWorkForThem & Valve Corporation: Customizing the Steam UI

YouWorkForThem & Valve Corporation: Customizing the Steam UI

YouWorkForThem received a request from the video game development company Valve Corporation to create a custom license for their digital distribution service, Steam. YouWorkForThem worked closely with Valve to write a simple, affordable Custom Application License covering cross-platform embeds for the font Motiva Sans, from the Brazilian foundry Plau (Niramekko). The project then evolved to […]

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January 21, 2013

Top Fonts of 2012

Top Fonts of 2012

As Dr. Seuss said, “How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn.” And just like that, it’s time once again for the Top Ten Fonts. Since we wrote last year’s Top Ten post, we’ve increased our font […]

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January 4, 2013

The New Nanamee – Better Stock Art, Better Design.

The New Nanamee - Better Stock Art, Better Design.

Since its inception in 2009, Nanamee has grown to include over 25,000 curated stock images, vectors and audio, in a community that has grown to over 10,000 members. Now, we are very proud to present The New Nanamee, and we hope you’ll agree with us that it is simply the most elegant, efficient way to […]

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June 28, 2012

When Cheap and Easy are Classy Words

When Cheap and Easy are Classy Words

In the four months since we launched WebFonts here at YouWorkForThem, we’ve seen a big jump in our business, thanks to customers like Coca-Cola, Starbucks, West Elm, Chronicle Books, and many others. We’re no mathmagicians, but we think that’s mainly because our pricing is so straightforward and easy for our customers to understand. People like […]

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June 7, 2012

Without continual growth, success has no meaning.

Without continual growth, success has no meaning.

Summer’s here (for those of us in the northern hemisphere) and the time is right, and as always we’ve been busy behind the scenes here at YouWorkForThem. We’ve got some cool new features, tweaks, and general change-for-the-better to announce, so buckle up and watch the blinking lights.

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April 24, 2012

Affiliates, Now Earn 20%!

Affiliates, Now Earn 20%!

Good news! We just doubled the amount you can make as a YWFT Affiliate. Yup, you can now make 20% on each order you send our way. This amazing new update starts today for all current Affiliates, and for all future Affiliates. Sign up today!

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February 22, 2012

Without Change, Something Sleeps Within Us.

Without Change, Something Sleeps Within Us.

Two weeks ago, we quietly changed our whole game and introduced YouWorkForThem WebFonts to the world…and now we’ve changed everything else! Ladies and Gents, it’s the all-new YouWorkForThem.com! Well, okay, maybe not ALL new. But a lot has changed, and it’s not just a more streamlined look with a new header, new navigation, and myriad […]

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February 13, 2012

YWFT WebFonts: Design and Efficiency, Together at Last

YWFT WebFonts: Design and Efficiency, Together at Last

Ever since the “@font-face” CSS declaration, font providers have been scrambling to implement options, and let’s face it–most have been less than ideal. We’ve all tried to figure out confusing lists of unnecessary options, when all we wanted was some quick design options. And more than once we’ve been confronted by subscription payments and intrusive […]

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February 6, 2012

As One Sale Ends, Another Begins

As One Sale Ends, Another Begins

We are happy to announce another amazing sale for the month of February. All fonts designed by LatinoType, Los Andes Type & MendozaVergara will be 40% off for this month only. With prices starting as low as FREE, you won’t want to miss this unique and amazing opportunity. Sale ends March 1, 2012

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January 20, 2012

Apple iBooks & YouWorkForThem Fonts

Apple iBooks & YouWorkForThem Fonts

Yesterday, Apple held an education keynote event, where they introduced a number of software products that will help to reinvent how students learn. Chief among these is their iBooks Author application, which allows users to create their own textbooks for the iPad 2. Now anyone can create iBooks–and not just textbooks for education, but cookbooks, […]

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January 18, 2012

NO SOPA. NO PIPA.

NO SOPA. NO PIPA.

With major destinations like Google, Wikipedia and Craigslist dark today to protest SOPA/PIPA, our minds are on what the internet might be like if these catastrophic bills are allowed to pass. We think you shouldn’t punish the majority for the acts of a few. And we’re software providers–we know what it’s like to have our […]

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January 16, 2012

Top 10 Fonts of 2011

Top 10 Fonts of 2011

It’s that time once again, and as the man said, “The line it is drawn, the curse it is cast. The slow one now, will later be fast.” Since we wrote last year’s Top 10 Fonts post, we’ve increased our font options from 6500 to over 12,000. That’s a big Twinkie! Not to mention, with […]

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