licensing

What is a Large Volume Commercial Extension?

If you’re planning on using a font for any purpose that will result in more than 250,000 combined instances, then you are not covered by the Standard Desktop license. If your use results in more than 250,000 print and/or digital instances, you will need a Large Volume Commercial extension, as described in 5.5 of the […]

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What Should I Do If Someone Is Using My Designs Without Paying?

Designers–have you ever walked into a store or looked up at a billboard and recognized your font on product packaging or in an ad–but you don’t have any record of a commercial license? Have you ever seen your font or stock art in a television commercial, but you never received your Show Titles licensing fees? […]

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Buying Fonts with YouWorkForThem

With the new year just around the corner, everyone from bloggers to corporations have been focusing on the impact that mobile devices will have on web design in 2016. The latest buzz indicates that high-impact and unique fonts for web content are in while default browser fonts, such as Times New Roman and Arial, are becoming a […]

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The Anti-Smoking Font - truth®

truth® branded their powerful #FinishIt campaign with Filmotype Gem in the fall of 2014, thanks to negotiation by YouWorkForThem, in close collaboration with the foundry and the team at the LA agency 72andSunny, and the campaign has been hitting hard ever since. If you’ve seen a television in the United States recently, you’ve no doubt […]

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Unmuted: Stock Audio Returns to YWFT

Compelling visuals require compelling audio. For instance, the most frightening visual images lose all of their power with the speakers turned off. But what was it, exactly, that was scary…a shriek? A violin section? Both? Now you can explore the most striking collection of royalty-free Stock Audio anywhere online. With curated kits of melodies, atmospheres, […]

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Personalizing the Airbnb Bélo with YouWorkForThem Stock Art

Rental-by-owner leaders Airbnb re-branded themselves in July of 2014, introducing the “Bélo” – an icon that their users can personalize. The move generated a lot of publicity, along with strong opinions about the design of the icon. When Airbnb users personalize their Bélo, they have the option of choosing custom patterns from YouWorkForThem’s extensive collection […]

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New Prices for ePub licensing

You may have noticed that we drastically changed how we price our ePub Font Licenses. In recent months, we began getting more and more requests from individual publishers, and we realized that our thinking was a bit outdated. So we thought (and our designers agreed)–every ePub Font License should be a simple flat rate of […]

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Top 10 Fonts of 2013

As Steinbeck wisely noted, “Time does the job (that) dynamite can’t touch”– an appropriate image, since 2013 represented the most explosive shake-up in YWFT Top Ten history! Most of last year’s items didn’t even make the cut. In fact, only three items stood the test, YWFT Hannah, Gibson and Frontage. As always with our Top […]

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Free Fonts Can Be Pricey

Free fonts have one main thing going for them–they’re free! Everybody loves free stuff! (And we’ve got a bunch of them.) But if you or your project get bigger and better, the fun can stop quickly. Let’s say you use a free font for a print design for your client. Then, the client comes back […]

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