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WebFonts: Bringing Variety and Style to the Written Web

In the early days of web design, there was a heavy reliance on “web safe fonts.” Web safe fonts are groups of typefaces that will display in a similar manner for just about every computer user. Sans-serif fonts such as Arial or Verdana, and serif fonts like Georgia or Times New Roman were the typical… Read More

Calligraphy and Vintage Inspired Fonts by Heybing

Heybing Supply Co. is the namesake of Indonesian graphic designer Bing Febby Aldiansyah. Born in 1988, Bing fell in love with graphic design soon after the turn of the millennium, and hasn’t looked back. He founded Heybing Supply Co in 2010, serving clients worldwide with the help of his two assistants. His talents are not only limited… Read More

Monrad, a grotesque font that everyone can love.

Monrad, released and Jan-Christian Bruun, is a font family characterized as grotesque sans serif. The final ink consists 6 styles including italic version, manually edited kerning. The idea of the font is to create a blend of dynamics and organic balance in the letters. The dynamics of the letters r and a cursive adds an additional sharpness… Read More

What Do Font Names Actually Mean?

We often get asked about the terminology associated with fonts. (And, to be frank, sometimes we wonder about certain terms ourselves.) Despite fonts having played such a formative role in the digital workspace, there aren’t a lot of easy-to-read articles that lay it out in one place, so we thought…why not write one? We reached… Read More

Andrei Robu: The Self-Taught Master Behind Kitsuné Font

Robu Design Studio is the namesake of Andrei Robu, a brilliant designer and the founder of Typeverything, Designers Go To Heaven, and Calligraphica. He’s enjoyed an illustrious career so far, having worked with some of the biggest brands in the corporate world today: Visa, Mastercard, ESPN, Bloomberg, Western Union, Stella Artois, The Coca-Cola Company, Toyota, and The Golden… Read More

Mark Simonson, The Living Legend Behind Proxima Nova

Every designer hopes that his or her work will one day reach widespread popularity. It’s a dream that rarely happens for most of us, but when it does, the experience is nothing short of magical. For Mark Simonson, lightning struck the instant he created Proxima Nova, one of the most popular fonts available on the market… 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

Hustle Supply Company - Unique Fonts From Brand Designer Jeremy Vessey

Hustle Supply Co. is a new type foundry we’ve recently added to our site here at YouWorkForThem. This company is the brainchild of brand designer and typography expert, Jeremy Vessey. He’s based in a small town called Charlottetown within Prince Edward Island, Canada, where he’s already formed a lucrative career in the typeface industry. We’re proud… Read More

TypeType Fonts: A Director's Dream and a Headline's Power

Fonts are truly important. They bring form to thoughts and shape to communication, and perhaps most importantly–they bring emotion to language. But perhaps more than that, fonts are art–and many of the more recent designs are the work of true artists. TypeType are certainly a powerful example of this thought, as their fonts are some of… Read More

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