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Often Imitated, Never Duplicated: YWFT Hannah

For nearly 10 years now, YWFT Hannah has been one of our most popular fonts. Comprised of three versions that work together as one, YWFT Hannah’s loose, hand drawn quality adds the quirky flavor so prevalent in modern marketing, and as the years go by, the imitators have multiplied exponentially. In fact it’s hard to… Read More

How To Choose The Right Font For Your Project

For font nerds like us, choosing the perfect font for a design project feels a lot like searching for a needle in a haystack that’s also made of needles. With tens of thousands of typefaces available and new ones being created every day, how do you know which one to use? Where do you even… Read More

FontPath v2: The Best Way To Find Fonts Just Got Better

Last fall, YouWorkForThem introduced FontPath, our new technology to help you discover and sort fonts. It’s 100% code-based, real time font testing, instantly showing you the actual font data–no images anywhere–so it’s incredibly responsive, and we’ve been getting a lot of great feedback from designers who are hailing it as their all-time favorite way to… Read More

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

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