Helvetica

A 'Soft-Serve' Sans Serif From Connary Fagan: Visby Round CF

When it comes to strong type design, the name, “Connary Fagan,” should be at the top of your list of typographers. His work is consistently well done, providing graphic designers with letterforms that boast beautifully executed architecture and extensive functionality. As a graphic designer and typographer, Connary has a solid background in illustration, art direction,…



A Neutral Sans Serif From Branding With Type: Bw Nista

Branding With Type is a digital foundry that has an intrinsic knowledge of all things associated with effective branding, and it thoroughly understands the vital role that type design plays within the realms of marketing and identity. Alberto Romanos established Branding With Type back in 2014, after spending years focused specifically on branding and identity….


Oblivian Text: A Geometric Sans Serif With Humanist Details

Jörg Schmitt is a German graphic designer who graduated with a degree in Communication Design from the University of Applied Sciences in 2010. That same year, he was nominated for “Most Talented Young Professional” by Rat für Formgebung (German Design Council) for his font family, Hellschreiber. Based in Köln, Jörg works as a senior designer…


YWFT Absent Grotesque Embraces The Beauty Of Imperfection

Today’s world often feels like a constant rat race to see who can be the best, the most successful, the most perfect, beautiful human specimen on earth. Social media, in particular, has unfortunately given rise to a modern culture where any perceived imperfection is swiftly edited, completely erased until the final image presented displays an…


An Organic, Playful Approach To Helvetica: YWFT HLLVTKA Round

Designed by Max Miedinger with the assistance of Eduard Hoffmann, Helvetica is one of the most familiar and oft-used type designs in the world. Released in 1957, it has inspired countless type designs in the decades that followed, but never has the world seen one quite like YWFT HLLVTKA Round. Initially drawn by hand a…


Mark Simonson Introduces Proxima Soft

Mark Simonson is a prolific graphic designer, illustrator, and typographer whose innate artistic talents date all the way back to his early childhood. While his college education and subsequent career initially focused on commercial art, he took an interest in type design during a college lettering course in the mid 1970s. “Back then, this meant…


Alergia_Remix by Mateusz Machalski

One of the highlights of running YouWorkForThem for the past 15 years has been watching our designers grow with each new release. One of those designers catching our eye lately is Mateusz Machalski. In the past few months he has been publishing some quality new designs under the names/classifications of Alergia and Adagio. And just last week he sent us Alergia_Remix, a design…


Proxima Nova – The Greatest of the Helvetica Killers

Designer Mark Simonson revamped and expanded upon his six original Proxima Sans designs to create the insanely popular Proxima Nova font collection that designers around the world know and love today. With clean, modern lines and easy legibility even at very small point sizes, it’s no wonder that Proxima Nova is highly sought after, and…

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