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The Brilliant Mind Behind The Evolving Work Of Shinntype

Nick Shinn founded the Shinntype foundry in 1998, after spending two decades working in graphic design. While his life began in London, his formative years took place in the small village of Barton-le-Clay in Bedfordshire, England. In 1974, Nick received an Advanced Diploma in Fine Arts from Leeds Polytechnic in Yorkshire. Just two years later,… Read More

The Northern Block – Interview With Founder Jonathan Hill

Jonathan Hill created The Northern Block type foundry in 2006. The foundry’s name originated from the term, “The Eastern Bloc,” additionally finding inspiration in the wit and irony of The Designer’s Republic, an anti-establishment design studio in his home city of Sheffield, England. Their use of the phrase, “North Of Nowhere,” heavily influenced the name he would… Read More

Janson Text: A Classic Serif Font Design with 17th Century Origins

Janson is a serif inspired by a style created in the Dutch Baroque era. Intended for body text, it’s an excellent style you can use in marketing or advertising. As a popular search item here at YouWorkForThem, we want you to appreciate the deep history of of this stylistic font. There’s been some controversy over the… Read More

The Fascinating Font That Inspired URW Clarendon

URW Clarendon is a version of one of the world’s most ubiquitous font families. Clarendon, named after the Clarendon Press in Oxford, England, was designed in 1845 by Robert Besley for the Thorowgood and Co. foundry. The typeface was registered under Britain’s Ornamental Designs Act of 1842, the first ever font to be protected as such. The… Read More

Argent CF by Connary Fagen

Argent CF is a new serif font family from Connary Fagen, featuring charming and expressive letterforms, a tall, breathable x-height and a compliment of italics. Open, fluid shapes evoke another time and place; the thinnest weights are airy and smart, while the super bold weight is candid and brassy. Argent CF contains 6 weights + 1 superweight, italics,… Read More

Juhl Updated + 90% Off

The Northern Block’s lovely and popular design, Juhl, was just updated and posted this week. A geometric masterpiece, Juhl’s square structure is balanced with smooth curves and arcs producing a legible typeface. Legibility is further improved with the use of consistent stroke contrast and tapered diagonal angles. Juhl contains 9 weights, a full character set,… Read More

Over 700 Fonts Discounted 70% OFF

Things just keep getting better this month! For the next month (until May 27th, 2014), enjoy an astonishing 70% off any Northern Block font design. The Northern Block type foundry was created by Jonathan Hill in 2006 with the goal to design new and original typefaces. Today the company is recognised for producing modernist work… Read More

New Designs by The Northern Block

Acrom is a geometric sans serif typeface with a minimal stroke contrast. It was designed with a modern, contemporary context in mind. Acrom is not merely mechanical, it can also be recognised as a natural typeface with subtle geometric aesthetics. The humanist quality of the font aid’s legibility across both text and display work. Acrom’s… Read More

DTP Types Limited Now at YouWorkForThem + 50% Off

DTP Types Limited are developers of high quality font software and font related systems. Malcolm Wooden started the company in 1989, after spending over twenty years working at Monotype. To celebrate thier addition to the YouWorkForThem library, we are offering a promotion of 50% OFF all DTP fonts until December 31, 2013. Another great YouWorkForThem… Read More

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