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  • NT Yaki
    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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July 12, 2010

Cumulus and Foam – Free Book

Cumulus & Foam, the most beautifully grotesque font of our time. After many years of fine tuning and development, Stefan Kjartansson’s (designer of Black Slabbath) magnificent monster is now available for you to purchase. In honor of this very special occasion, all orders for the complete family will receive a copy of the book above for FREE! […]

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June 16, 2010

Official Sponsors of TypeCon 2010

Official Sponsors of TypeCon 2010

We are proud to announce we will be sponsoring this year’s TypeCon, the premier conference related to font design. This year’s event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in West Los Angeles, from August 17-22, 2010. Check it out if you are in the area or a die hard font person.

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April 30, 2010

Cumulus and Foam – Teaser

Cumulus and Foam - Teaser

Some of you may recall a little font release by the name of Black Slabbath that we launched back in 2008. Well, the designer of that fantastic font release is back at it again. Stefan Kjartansson is this designer in mention and his latest font creation is anything but normal. We have to say, this […]

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April 26, 2010

Soaka

Soaka

Look out, Clark W. Griswold, because Soaka just parked on your front lawn. Soaka is the grotesque, raw, country cousin of our slab serifs Motown and Lollop, and brings the pain when you’re facing down those rough Cobra Kai design jobs in the middle of the night. This totally out-of-control slab serif is available in […]

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April 14, 2010

Burocrata by Network Osaka + PDF

Burocrata by Network Osaka + PDF

Set the wayback machine for January, 2010: Network Osaka sends us their beautiful new serif, titled Haute. Immediately, it starts on a rapid climb toward becoming one of the year’s biggest sellers, and becomes a top-notch addition to the YouWorkForThem Exclusive Font Library. Now, fast-forward to present day, where we are proud to present the second […]

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March 20, 2010

Vista Skateboard Magazine & WYLD

Vista Skateboard Magazine & WYLD

Frederico Antunes just wrote in to let us know he used WYLD as well for a skate magazine he designed recently. Very nice usage and you can grab the PDF to see more examples.

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September 30, 2009

Richard Sarson

Richard Sarson

Really enjoying some of the type work by Richard Sarson, very clean, simple and smooth.

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July 6, 2009

Society6 Typographic Grant

Society6 Typographic Grant

We did an Illustration Grant last month at Society6 and this month we did a Typographers grant. A lot of great submissions but we had to pick one.   The winner was Steven Bonner who had a lot of great examples of wordplay on his profile. His work is display in nature covers many styles. […]

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June 1, 2009

OpenType 101

OpenType 101

One our most common customer service questions is ‘how do I get the swash items to show up in Adobe Illustrator.’ To start, it would best to review these tech notes from Adobe which will easily show you where and how to use these extra swash characters in fonts like Agostina. For more information on the actual OpenType format, check […]

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May 1, 2009

Skute Freebie!

Skute Freebie!

A.M. Cassandre produced the typeface Bifur for Peignot in 1929. Bifur broke from rigid typographic forms by combining Art Deco principles of obsessive geometry with the line and stroke of letter forms. Skute picks up Cassandre’s spirit and carries it onward in YWFT hand set fashion. And we are happy to give it out to […]

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April 27, 2009

Matter Zine

Matter Zine

About a month ago we released a new font, Matter. We felt it would be beneficial to go an extra mile and create a small PDF zine to further show the typographic value of Matter. Download the Matter Zine (Right-Click, Save As)

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April 13, 2009

Michel: Process

Michel: Process

A behind the scenes look at our new handset font, Michel. The letters were created by a wild, untamed river of ink carried by water’s movement across the page.

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