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Addington CF Offers Sophistication And Incredible Versatility

Connary Fagen is a graphic designer and typographer with a substantial background in art direction, identity, illustration, web and UI design, motion graphics, and of course, type design. “As a designer, I noticed early on how much typography affected the quality of my work,” Connary told us. “I wanted to better understand the mechanics behind…


Sibling Harmony From Branding With Type: Bw Glenn Sans & Bw Glenn Slab

Alberto Romanos founded Branding With Type in 2014 after having spent many years focused on branding and identity. He has an uncanny ability to express the voice and personality of a brand, conveying its message and mission in a way that demands and captures immediate attention. His client list is impressive, an index that includes…



Top 10 Fonts of 2016

“You can neither win nor lose if you don’t run the race,” David Bowie once said. Those words are more than just a clever observation from a brilliant star extinguished far too soon. The “race” might mean anything, or everything: finding success in life, getting into the checkout line before that lady with two full…


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…


Origins Smooth Harmonizes Graceful Composition In An Italic Script

Laura Worthington is a passionate type designer whose vibrant personality is as dynamic as the rays of dappled sunlight that sprawl through the woodlands surrounding her home in the Pacific Northwest. While her career as a typographer began with the release of her first type design, her affection for the craft extends much farther into…


Hand Brushed After Hours Font Speeds Up The Mizuno Synchro XL

The Mizuno company makes high-performance athletic apparel for many sports, with multiple brands in many international markets. When they sought to market their Synchro XL shoes to the Brazilian market, they turned to the striking After Hours font from the digital brush ninjas at BLKBK. Working closely with Mizuno’s ad agency, we at YouWorkForThem negotiated…


Yellow Design Studio’s Thirsty Script Served Up By Carrabba’s Italian Grill

The Carrabba’s Italian Grill chain of restaurants can be found in many parts of the United States, and they pride themselves on their family carry out deals. When they banded their “Carry Out Without The Compromise” campaign (2016-2017) in print and on television, they chose the distressed, artisanal power of the awesome Thirsty Script font…


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