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    This typeface is characterized by its large, sharp, and triangular serifs, which give it a very singular look. […]

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September 10, 2013

+81 Magazine Feature

+81 Magazine Typography Feature 1

+81 Magazine recently interviewed our Creative Director (Michael Paul Young) about YouWorkForThem and about our in house type designs. Out now, look for our very own YWFT Riet being used on the cover.

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February 21, 2010

Gavin

Gavin

For the past five weeks, our in-house designer Jackkrit Anantakul has been sketching, scanning and designing his latest font (handset) design, entitled Gavin. When all was said and done, the concept sketches had over 1100 letter designs, from which we narrowed down two versions, Gavin and Gavin Alt. Each of these two styles contains over 400 diverse, hand-drawn […]

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September 9, 2009

It’s Nice That #2

It's Nice That #2

Looks like It’s Nice That Issue 2 has been printed and is for pre-order. 128 pages with four main features, seven interviews and 50 pages of select work. Looks very well done and nice to see time and effort into a publication.

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April 11, 2009

IDEA Magazine: New Releases & Sale!

IDEA Magazine: New Releases & Sale!

Four brand new IDEA Magazines just arrived in stock with some of the best content we’ve seen. For sure one of the greatest graphic design magazines around, grab the newest issues 329, 330, 332 and 333 today!

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April 8, 2009

We have IDEAs!

We have IDEAs!

As was twittered last week, we got in a few new IDEA Magazines and they are (per usual from IDEA) all amazing. Page by page of the kind of stuff you’ll drool over, shake your head, and say “WOOOOOOOOOWW.” I mean, Emil Ruder? Herb Lubalin? C’mon! Go pick them up.

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March 2, 2009

Willi Kunz. Re: New

Willi Kunz. Re: New

We are confronted daily by an avalanche of printed material. All of this stuff is expeditiously discarded after its “newness” wears off, either winding up as landfill or being recycled to serve a new purpose. Regardless of the outcome, the intellectual lifecycle of a design is far more intriguing than its material lifecycle. Many discarded […]

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November 6, 2008

NEWWORK

NEWWORK

Studio NEWWORK has been on our radar ever since we laid eyes on the first Issue of their first magazine (now out of print). They can be ID’ed for their excellence in typography using negative space, faux and real 3D type, limited color palette, and spotless layouts. They have a new website up that features […]

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August 8, 2008

Sentence 01

Sentence 01

We finally got back our latest project, Sentence. It’s an illustrated loosely around a poem by Grant Leuning and was worked on between the two YWFT Studio’s. We created the publication so that it can be viewed/displayed two different ways. You can read it like a magazine, from left to right or you can unfold […]

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June 4, 2008

Clip/Stamp/Fold

“An explosion of architectural little magazines in the 1960s and 1970s instigated a radical transformation in architectural culture with the architecture of the magazines acting as the site of innovation and debate. Clip/Stamp/Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X – 197X takes stock of seventy little magazines from this period, which were published in […]

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