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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…



Proxima Nova Updated

Without a doubt, Proxima Nova is one of the most popular web fonts and has been for many years now. We at YouWorkForThem love it so much, that we adopted it for our own branding back in 2010. Just this month Mark Simonson, the designer of Proxima Nova, sent us an update to his popular…


Centrale Sans

For today’s feature we want to put the spotlight on a wonderful sans-serif family by the name of Centrale Sans, designed by Typedepot. Centrale Sans actually contains 3 different subfamilies – Centrale Sans, Centrale Sans Rounded and Centrale Sans Condensed. These beautiful designs were posted on our site over a 2 year timespan, from 2011…

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