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A Geometric Sans Serif With A Human Touch: dT Jakob From dooType

Established in 2008 by Eduilson Coan, dooType is an independent type foundry headquartered in Brazil. Eduilson is a self-taught master of his craft, working on both custom and commercial font projects for more than a decade. He completed a postgrad course at Type@Cooper in Manhattan in 2015, further honing his skills for the field he…



Rawson: A Dignified Sans Serif With Humanist Inspiration

LatinoType was established in 2007 as Chile’s first digital type foundry. Founded by Miguel Hernández, who was later joined by Luciano Vergara and Daniel Hernández, LatinoType openly collaborates with graphic designers throughout Latin America. In a similar vein, they also provide educational support to the careers of fellow typographers – fledgling and experienced alike –…


A Geometric Font Design Reminiscent of the 1940's

Connary Fagen is back again this month with another amazing design, this time by the name of Greycliff. Rugged, hearty, and warm, Greycliff CF is a versatile font family that contains strong capitals along with smooth, open lowercase letters that are effective in a variety of applications. The geometric, near-monoline construction lends Greycliff a classic durability reminiscent of the 1940s,…


TT Bluescreens Font by TypeType

Blockbusters, posters, titles and movie trailers — now we have created the perfect font family for this. Bluescreens — a high-quality font family which is designed specifically for cinephiles and directors. Condensed style contains five most popular typefaces: Thin, Light, Regular, Bold, Black and Italics. Download TT Bluescreens Font TT Bluescreens was published by TypeType…


Schar

The Northern Block had a very productive year in 2014. A release we overlooked from them back in September was the clean sans-serif design, Schar. A humanist sans designed like a serif with high-stroke contrast, but without serifs, Schar contains calligraphic forms to create a fluid and dynamic personality. Schar is a balanced sans serif…



The YouWorkForThem Book Archive

Our extensive and wonderful Book Archive is back online, optimized and redesigned for an overall better experience. We hope this helps any of you looking for some great inspiration, and or want to preview a book before buying. Be sure to check out ‘The Best Graphic Design Books‘ post, which outlines what books we think…


2009: Death to the Books!

Update Shortly after we posted this, we launched The YouWorkForThem Book Archive in response to everyones comments. We hope you enjoy this new section of design information. The Bad News This year has been a strange one for YWFT, that is for sure. As 2009 brought us many new challenges with the economy, we have…

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