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    Yaki is a set of three fonts. Yaki One is the plain version. Yaki Two and Yaki Three are separate fonts combining two layers with different colors. Yaki is perfect for designing sophisticated multi-co […]

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September 12, 2013

YWFT Pipe, the latest from YouWorkForThem

YWFT Pipe, the latest from YouWorkForThem

Starting out as a set of vectors, this series of tubes is now the Pipe you’ll want to share with your friends. This cylindrical monster has FIVE, count ‘em, FIVE tubular styles for users to layer: solid, shadow, outline, half-solid and texture (dots). Seriously, there’s so many design options at stake here, it’s as if […]

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September 2, 2013

Font Sale: Emboss Fonts 30% Off

Font Sale: Emboss Fonts 30% Off

For this month only, enjoy an exclusive 30% off any font designed by Emboss. This includes all formats: Desktop, WebFont and Mobile Fonts. Stephen Boss started Emboss Fonts in the mid nineties. The foundry’s aim is to explore conceptual ideas, and convert them into fonts for the world to consume. The foundry’s customer base is global, […]

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August 26, 2013

Download P22 Fonts Starting From $9

Download P22 Fonts Starting From $9

Flash Sale: P22 Type Foundry P22 type foundry began making artist inspired digital fonts in 1994. After a successful beginning of designing packaged font sets that catered to museum gift shops and specialty stores, P22 expanded into mail order catalogs and direct marketing. Along with fonts, P22 also started making other merchandise. The focus remained […]

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February 21, 2013

YouWorkForThem & Valve Corporation: Customizing the Steam UI

YouWorkForThem & Valve Corporation: Customizing the Steam UI

YouWorkForThem received a request from the video game development company Valve Corporation to create a custom license for their digital distribution service, Steam. YouWorkForThem worked closely with Valve to write a simple, affordable Custom Application License covering cross-platform embeds for the font Motiva Sans, from the Brazilian foundry Plau (Niramekko). The project then evolved to […]

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January 9, 2012

Thank You, Thank You Very Much

Thank You, Thank You Very Much

2012: Some folks think we’re in for a change on 12/21. Some folks are all about the 1-2. And for others, 2112 is the jam. In the end, it’s all about the numbers–and we have some big ones to share. Between YWFT and Nanamee, we now offer over 50,000 stock designs for sale. We showcase […]

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December 14, 2011

Adventures with Tomos

Adam Bognar sent us this short he and Benjamin Taft put together of their latest travels, which has a nice use of YWFT Hannah in the titles. Great video guys, but next time you better invite us along as well!

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December 12, 2011

Step Outside The Line

Step Outside The Line

Join us in welcoming our latest Type Foundry to YouWorkForThem, Outside The Line (OTL). Hailing from the USA, OTL has created numerous icon fonts that have gone on to win prestigious type awards from organizations like U&lc. For this month only, enjoy seven select OTL titles marked 25% OFF the regular price.

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March 9, 2011

Liza’s Underware

By now, everyone is aware of OpenType and its two main benefits; cross-platform compatibility, and its ability to support widely expanded character sets and layout features. It’s the second one that we want to spotlight here, to show you the real power of the format. Additionally, it has come to our attention that some designers might […]

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November 1, 2010

CDKVW

What happens when you explore type without the typographer’s eye in mind? What happens when you take type out of the centuries old, black and white, static world of type specimens? CDKVW is a YouWorkForThem short that takes five various fonts into the depths of the unknown and against various natural elements. Composed and filmed […]

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October 12, 2010

URW, the world’s most fascinating font foundry.

URW, the world's most fascinating font foundry.

We are extremely excited to announce the addition of URW++ to our font library. URW++ has been at the forefront of digital typography since the early 1970‘s. From design classics like Paul Renner’s Futura to Oswald Bruce Cooper’s Cooper, they have designed, published and digitized over 600 astonishing font families. We’re starting today by offering over 60 […]

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July 29, 2010

It’s Nice That Cumulus and Foam Exists

It's Nice That Cumulus and Foam Exists

Cumulus and Foam has been making the press rounds lately with mentions in Print Magazine, It’s Nice That, Selectism, and linkage on NOTCOT, Unstrung, and involved in a so-called debate on QBN of what is considered beautiful. As well, our Behance project for C&F was featured on their front page this past week and jumped to […]

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July 13, 2010

Cumulus and Foam on Behance

Cumulus and Foam on Behance

When Stefan Kjartansson first sent us Cumulus and Foam, we asked him what sort of conceptual keywords would he attach to his beautiful monster. He gave us terms like Abortion, Brothels, Rabies, Fake Orgasms, Bacteria, Victorian Wigs & Cappuccino Froth as things that inspired the design. Today we took those original keywords as our inspiration […]

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