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What is a WebFont

In the early days of the web, browsers were limited to a certain set of fonts. Even today, the list is short: Arial, Book Antique, Comic Sans, Courier New, Geneva, Georgia, Helvetica, Impact, Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans Unicode, Palatino Linotype, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Times, Trebuchet and Verdana. Fortunately, the advent of WebFonts and their…


YouWorkForThem WebFonts: Pay Once, Play Forever.

At YouWorkForThem, we think the dominant subscription-based model of WebFonts is nothing short of highway robbery. The Fontopoly charges a monthly fee for the use of the WebFonts they resell–all while refusing to give their customers access to the font files themselves! Instead, they host the files on their own servers, which you must reference in your…


How to use WebFonts to Increase the Visual Appeal of Your Website

Unlike desktop fonts, which are designed for use in documents and in graphic design, WebFonts are their own unique animal, specially tuned to be recognized and displayed by a web browser. Those who have tried to adapt desktop fonts for website use know that it’s really only possible to get clear, precise behavior by converting…


Introducing FontPath, the new way to find fonts.

We here at YouWorkForThem have always prided ourselves on curating the freshest font and design trends, and in bringing our customers the best deals. With that principle in mind, we set out to build a new way of quickly sorting fonts. We know many of you want to get in and out of our store…


WebFonts: One-time Fees vs. Subscriptions

YouWorkForThem has been licensing WebFonts for a one-time fee since 2011. However, we regularly encounter the misconception that we charge a monthly subscription fee. This has never been the case. Pay once, play forever. That’s why brands like T-Mobile, Valve Software, Whole Foods and West Elm come to us for their WebFonts, because they know that one-time fees…


The World's Tallest Typeface, Cinderblock

If prisons are built with stones of law, then powerful words indeed are built with letters of Cinderblock–the World’s Tallest Typeface. Inspired by masonry and available in eight heights–each version growing approximately 25% taller than the previous–Cinderblock is a brand new typeface designed to achieve maximum vertical coverage. The ultra-thin white spaces within the letterforms…


WebFonts V17 - Important Update

Today we just deployed the next update to our WebFonts, version 17. This is an important update if you are using v16 (1.6) of our WebFonts that was deployed last month. We strongly suggest all users of 1.6 to download and replace your files with the latest v17 files now posted. This fixes a bug…



Download Cafe Inspired Vector Icons

We just published our latest in house stock vector design, Basicons: Cafe, the third release in the Basicons collection. As a special bonus, you can download this collection of 100 vectors for just $12.50 USD. Hurry though, this exclusive offer expires on December 17, 2014. Stylish, adaptable, versatile and above all, simple, this set of…

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