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Clean Legibility And A Warm Character: Segaon

Hyun-Seung Lee is a type designer who began his own type foundry, cretype, in 2017. A relatively new designer to YouWorkForThem, one of Lee’s most recent releases is Segaon. This humanist sans serif family is architecturally pristine with a sincere and friendly character. Crisp legibility and ideal letter spacing make Segaon a beautiful choice in…


Cera Round Pro Conveys Warmth And Sincerity

Operated by Nils Thomsen in Hamburg, and Jakob Runge in Munich, TypeMates foundry offers a diverse assortment of type designs in addition to providing custom work for clients. “We don’t believe that typefaces are neutral or purely functional systems for reading, rather that they are a visual language with emotional values,” they told us. Becoming…




Rival: A Slab Serif With Calligraphic Rhythm

While Olivier Gourvat has been working with type design since 2004, the influence of typography began much earlier in his life. “My father was a literary artist and I grew up surrounded with hand-painted panels and letters,” he explained. Indeed, his father’s workshop was full of them, and Olivier had access to a treasure-trove of…


URW DIN's Design Stops Traffic, Demands Viewer Attention

Volker Schnebel has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in type design. Even before he was employed by URW++ in Hamburg, Germany, Volker spent decades working in the field of type design and font digitization. He co-founded Digital Type Company in 1985 and his work involved digitizing dozens of basic type families for Monotype, including…



A Typeface Inspired by 1920's German Designs

URW Geometric Condensed is the matching complement for the URW Geometric, now available at YouWorkForThem. Including 20 additional condensed styles, URW Geometric Condensed is the space-saving alternative in the URW Geometric family that is also 50% off until July 6, 2016. URW Geometric is a sans serif typeface inspired by the German geometric typefaces of the 1920s but…

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