YouWorkForThem Blog

Good Design Needs Good Fonts

YouWorkForThem

  • P22 Chai Tea
    P22 Chai Tea is unique among brush lettering scripts. Its sweeping strokes and luxurious use of horizontal space lend personality and warmth to any project. Its sturdy letterforms make it ideal for lo […]

Nanamee

design

November 5, 2013

Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia

Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia.

Our friends (and fellow type designers) Jamie Winder and Iain Hector just released their latest design book, Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia. For part of their book, they stopped by our Bangkok studio and talked with our Creative Director Michael Paul Young about our recent type designs, creative process and outlook on […]

Read More
January 6, 2011

Top 10 Fonts of 2010

Top 10 Fonts of 2010

Oh, the times they have a-changed since we wrote last year’s Top 10 Fonts post! (Wow, has it really been a year already?) There’s an old Japanese Proverb that states, “beginning is easy — continuing is hard.” A year ago, YouWorkForThem had seen its eighth birthday, and some parts of the shop were getting dusty. […]

Read More
October 6, 2010

Classic Design Wallpapers

Classic Design Wallpapers

We are not sure why we never thought of doing this, but who cares now because our friend Network Osaka has done it. N.Osaka is a fellow admirer of swiss design (who isn’t though, really) and created these wallpapers for everyone to download. The wallpapers contain some of the most popular designs by the likes […]

Read More
April 20, 2010

Buamai – Spring Cleaning

Buamai - Spring Cleaning

Some of you may already know, but we have been developing and maintaining a little image blog/community called Buamai since late 2008. We recently did a little spring cleaning on the code and layout of the site, making for a much easier and quicker experience when searching and browsing for images. Also, be sure to […]

Read More
December 18, 2009

2009: Death to the Books!

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 […]

Read More
November 2, 2009

SvB Updates

SvB Updates

Studio Von Birken updates with some new work and a new site. I am not feeling the new site design too much, but the work is always enjoyed…

Read More
October 19, 2009

Profile: Matthew Wahl

Profile: Matthew Wahl

Matthew recently joined our lineup of font designers, so we wanted to take a minute to introduce him to everyone.

Read More
September 30, 2009

Richard Sarson

Richard Sarson

Really enjoying some of the type work by Richard Sarson, very clean, simple and smooth.

Read More
September 27, 2009

A Journey Round My Skull

A Journey Round My Skull

This morning I came across the mega-load, the gold mine, utopia, a secret treasure of amazing book designs. Unfortunately I am too busy right now to truly enjoy this blog, and will have to spend more time on this later. But you can enjoy these now over here and even on flickr.

Read More
September 27, 2009

Thinking Space by Hi-Res!

Thinking Space by Hi-Res!

Typically I am not a fan of Flash websites anymore, but sometimes I change my mind. This new site, Thinking Space, designed by Hi-Res! changed my mind today, I like it. Very interesting interface and effect on the images.

Read More
September 24, 2009

Network Osaka

Network Osaka

I have been following Network Osaka‘s work for the past year on Flickr, and the work continues to impress upon each new posting. Their work is very retro, but at the same time a unique and modern twist on type and overall communication. It is designers like this that I would love to see redesign […]

Read More
Older Posts