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Argent CF Offers Expressive Sophistication

Connary Fagen has a considerable background in art direction, branding and identity, illustration, UI and web design, and motion graphics. As a prolific graphic designer, Connary has an exceptional understanding of the role that typography plays in his field of work, a perspective that aided his incredible success as a typographer. He began designing fonts…



Addington CF Offers Sophistication And Incredible Versatility

Connary Fagen is a graphic designer and typographer with a substantial background in art direction, identity, illustration, web and UI design, motion graphics, and of course, type design. “As a designer, I noticed early on how much typography affected the quality of my work,” Connary told us. “I wanted to better understand the mechanics behind…



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,…


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…


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…


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…


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,…

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