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Precision and Quality: The Value and Versatility of Stawix Fonts

Stawix is a Bangkok-based font foundry founded by Thai native Stawix Ruecha, focusing on fully-equipped international typefaces, and steeped in aesthetic type design with meticulous attention to detail. Formed in 2012, Stawix aims to represent the hope of its founder that a movement can be started “by designing Latin fonts and Thai alphabets that are…


Beta: YouWorkForThem’s Vector Playground

Beta is an exclusive vector stock collection straight from the minds of the designers at YouWorkForThem. We like to have our share of fun, too! Doomsday Aliens is a collection of some of the wildest and most unique vector creatures you could ever imagine. It’s a safe bet that their phasers are set to “Kill,”…


Dropbox Goes Tall With Cinderblock

Dropbox made excellent use of Stefan Kjartansson’s Cinderblock font for their “Dropbox Podcast Studio” setup at the SXSW event in Austin, Texas (2016). All images © 2016 Dropbox Have you used any of our fonts/graphics in a project? Please share with us, we would love to feature it….we might even feature it on the product’s “in…


What is a WebFont

In the early days of the web, browsers were limited to a certain set of fonts. Even today, the list is short: Arial, Book Antique, Comic Sans, Courier New, Geneva, Georgia, Helvetica, Impact, Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans Unicode, Palatino Linotype, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Times, Trebuchet and Verdana. Fortunately, the advent of WebFonts and their…


ParaType Offers A Myriad Of Design Possibilities

Originating in Moscow, Russia, as a part of ParaGraph International, the designers at ParaType have enjoyed a long history of multilingual type design and conversion. Years ago, typeface development in the Soviet Union took place only within a designated cadre belonging to Polygraphmash, a state research institute that held the largest collection of Cyrillic fonts…


Versatile, Beautiful Fonts From the Bottom of the World: Los Andes Type

In 2011, after founding the awesome LatinoType, Chile’s first digital foundry, Daniel Hernández, Miguel Hernández and Luciano Vergara decided to spin off a new studio in order to focus on simple, versatile typefaces designed for usability, rather than the more whimsical, “designerly” offerings of their first venture. Calling the new venture Los Andes Type, they…


What is a Humanist Typeface?

“Humanism” is generally understood as a stance that values the power of human beings over dogma or superstition. It follows that something labeled as humanist would reflect those values–that the human creation is paramount. However, while the word itself is certainly related, a “humanist” typeface is something very different. Rather than being named for the…


FontPath v2: The Best Way To Find Fonts Just Got Better

Last fall, YouWorkForThem introduced FontPath, our new technology to help you discover and sort fonts. It’s 100% code-based, real time font testing, instantly showing you the actual font data–no images anywhere–so it’s incredibly responsive, and we’ve been getting a lot of great feedback from designers who are hailing it as their all-time favorite way to…


The Insanely Beautiful World Of Melanie McCabe

It’s so easy to get caught up in the mundane routines of modern life; we work, we eat, and we go to sleep, rarely pausing to immerse ourselves in the beauty of the world that surrounds us. Every now and again, we’ll meet someone who is living their most passionate life, someone who views the…

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