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Insigne Foundry’s Latest Releases

Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Insigne Design’s type foundry is always hard at work creating new typefaces for graphic designers. Created by Jeremy Dooley, Insigne offers an incredible selection of font families at YouWorkForThem. With type designs that range from bold and serious, elegantly refined, and even some that are purely playful, Insigne is sure to…


The Wonders Of OpenType And Our Swash Collection

You might be surprised at just how many fonts have OpenType features and what they can do for you. Think of a font as a bag of frozen peas. We know that sounds totally ridiculous, but hear us out. On the surface, that bag contains nothing more than exactly what it says on the label:…


Precision and Quality: The Value and Versatility of Stawix Fonts

Stawix is a Bangkok-based font foundry founded by Thai native Stawix Ruecha, focusing on fully-equipped international typefaces, and steeped in aesthetic type design with meticulous attention to detail. Formed in 2012, Stawix aims to represent the hope of its founder that a movement can be started “by designing Latin fonts and Thai alphabets that are…


Ramiz Guseynov's TipografiaRamis Font Foundry

Ramiz Guseynov was born and raised in Russia, eventually receiving a college education focused on architecture and graphic design. During the early years of his professional career as a graphic designer, he often found himself working with typography specifically, with much of that time being spent converting Roman typefaces into Cyrillic forms. Ramiz went on…


What Do Font Names Actually Mean?

We often get asked about the terminology associated with fonts. (And, to be frank, sometimes we wonder about certain terms ourselves.) Despite fonts having played such a formative role in the digital workspace, there aren’t a lot of easy-to-read articles that lay it out in one place, so we thought…why not write one? We reached…


Andrei Robu: The Self-Taught Master Behind Kitsuné Font

Robu Design Studio is the namesake of Andrei Robu, a brilliant designer and the founder of Typeverything, Designers Go To Heaven, and Calligraphica. He’s enjoyed an illustrious career so far, having worked with some of the biggest brands in the corporate world today: Visa, Mastercard, ESPN, Bloomberg, Western Union, Stella Artois, The Coca-Cola Company, Toyota, and The Golden…


Mark Simonson, The Living Legend Behind Proxima Nova

Every designer hopes that his or her work will one day reach widespread popularity. It’s a dream that rarely happens for most of us, but when it does, the experience is nothing short of magical. For Mark Simonson, lightning struck the instant he created Proxima Nova, one of the most popular fonts available on the market…


Sans Beam by STAWIX

STAWIX is back this month with another great release, this time by the name of Sans Beam. After releasing Amsi in 2015, Sans Beam is the next in line. Designed to handle many different design uses, from headline to body text, Sans Beam was also designed to be compatible with other font families of Stawix Foundry. Sale: For just 2 more days,…


The Northern Block – Interview With Founder Jonathan Hill

Jonathan Hill created The Northern Block type foundry in 2006. The foundry’s name originated from the term, “The Eastern Bloc,” additionally finding inspiration in the wit and irony of The Designer’s Republic, an anti-establishment design studio in his home city of Sheffield, England. Their use of the phrase, “North Of Nowhere,” heavily influenced the name he would…

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