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Browse, Purchase & Sync Fonts from Your Phone

If you’ve visited YouWorkForThem recently, you may have noticed that we have fully re-designed it to be entirely responsive, and you can now experience the entire shopping process on your mobile device. From the home page, search and product pages, through to the shopping cart and checkout, you can browse, select favorites, make your purchases, and…


Syke Mono: A Contemporary Monospaced Sans Serif That Pairs The Past With The Present

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, The Northern Block was created by Jonathan Hill in 2006. Known for their anti-establishment approach to type design, The Northern Block flawlessly incorporates comprehensive functionality into each of its letter sets. The final result is a seamless blend of artistry and practicality–beautiful workhorse fonts that offer designers an incredible degree…


YouWorkForThem WebFonts: Pay Once, Play Forever.

At YouWorkForThem, we think the dominant subscription-based model of WebFonts is nothing short of highway robbery. The Fontopoly charges a monthly fee for the use of the WebFonts they resell–all while refusing to give their customers access to the font files themselves! Instead, they host the files on their own servers, which you must reference in your…


Introducing FontPath, the new way to find fonts.

We here at YouWorkForThem have always prided ourselves on curating the freshest font and design trends, and in bringing our customers the best deals. With that principle in mind, we set out to build a new way of quickly sorting fonts. We know many of you want to get in and out of our store…


Realtime Text by Juri Zaech

Realtime Text is the proportional alternative to the monospaced Realtime type family, just released by the always talented Juri Zaech. Realtime Text is a technical, yet friendly design with details that serve function and visual impact alike and lends itself to tabular designs, sturdy columns and tidy layouts. It comes in five weights, from light to black,…


New Affiliates System

Designed and programmed in house here at YouWorkForThem, the new affiliates system is free, lightweight and easy to use, and matches our UI look and feel. It’s also responsive, designed as well to function 100% on your mobile devices. Nanamee stock images can now be referred in addition to YouWorkForThem fonts and stock art, and…


Generative Typography by Amnon Owed

A few months back (actually back in July 2014)  we worked with CAN and Amnon Owed to put together this great Processing tutorial about Generative Typography. Amnon Owed is a master at exploring the combination of type and code, and he was gracious enough to put together this very informative tutorial along with posting all the code…


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.


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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