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  • P22 Chai Tea
    P22 Chai Tea is unique among brush lettering scripts. Its sweeping strokes and luxurious use of horizontal space lend personality and warmth to any project. Its sturdy letterforms make it ideal for lo […]

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March 4, 2014

Hold Fast Foundry, now at YouWorkForThem

Hold Fast Foundry, now at YouWorkForThem

We are pleased to announce that we are now an official distributor of the lovely Hold Fast Foundry collection. Hold Fast Foundry hails from Athens, GA and is the creation of Mattox Shuler. What began as a small interest in exploring the creation of a typeface quickly developed into a full on passion to build […]

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January 21, 2014

Better? You Bet.

Better? You Bet.

We’re always thinking about how to make YouWorkForThem better. Seriously, it keeps us up at night. We’re constantly improving the system whenever and however we can. You may have noticed already, but we wanted to run down the latest list of improvements. All-new Buying Options You can now select from the four most popular options, […]

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November 13, 2013

Preserve the Great Doctrine with, YWFT Illuminati.

YWFT Illuminati 1

It is with this incredible display font, Initiated in the Supreme Grade YWFT, that you shall preserve the Great Doctrine. Adding these heiroglyphic sigils, suitable for the Secret Languages of the Ages, to any manuscript shall Illuminate it. Let the Brother receive the Light! Download YWFT Illuminati, and save 43% off until November 30, 2013.

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November 8, 2013

YWFT Dessau. Think drugs, lots of drugs.

YWFT Dessau-1

Our latest and greatest in house design, YWFT Dessau, has arrived. Think drugs, lots of drugs. Pictograms and schizograms. This is a whole new level of crazy for YWFT, and is quite possibly the most seriously f**ked up thing we’ve ever done. Designed with numerous different styles that you can layer to create endless permutations […]

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November 5, 2013

Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia

Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia.

Our friends (and fellow type designers) Jamie Winder and Iain Hector just released their latest design book, Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia. For part of their book, they stopped by our Bangkok studio and talked with our Creative Director Michael Paul Young about our recent type designs, creative process and outlook on […]

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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 3, 2013

The Best Graphic Design Book Resource

The YouWorkForThem Book Archive

Our extensive and wonderful Book Archive is back online, optimized and redesigned for an overall better experience. We hope this helps any of you looking for some great inspiration, and or want to preview a book before buying. Be sure to check out ‘The Best Graphic Design Books‘ post, which outlines what books we think […]

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January 6, 2011

Top 10 Fonts of 2010

Top 10 Fonts of 2010

Oh, the times they have a-changed since we wrote last year’s Top 10 Fonts post! (Wow, has it really been a year already?) There’s an old Japanese Proverb that states, “beginning is easy — continuing is hard.” A year ago, YouWorkForThem had seen its eighth birthday, and some parts of the shop were getting dusty. […]

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April 24, 2010

Robotaposter™

Robotaposter™

We just got a message from Aleksander Palka & Jakub Korfanty about their latest online project called Robotaposter. They tell us “We are a fresh online poster gallery dedicated to world famous polish poster art. Our gallery intends to promote ‘the golden age’ of polish poster art dated 1955-1965, a very special time when new and revolutionary […]

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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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August 9, 2009

Silencio

Silencio is the selected works of Átila Meireles.

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