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The Art & History of the P22 Type Foundry

P22 Type Foundry is truly a gem in YouWorkForThem’s catalog of impressive foundries. P22 has won dozens of awards–once winning 11 in a single year–and maintains partnerships with over a dozen museums including The Guggenheim, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and other world-famous museums and galleries. What makes P22’s work so fascinating… Read More

When Design Meets Ambition: Ryoichi Tsunekawa

Ryoichi Tsunekawa was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1978. As a child, he was fascinated by the mechanics of design and abstract art, both of which inspired him to major in Architecture when he attended university as a young adult. Soon after receiving his Master of Arts degree, Ryoichi found steady employment as an engineer and… Read More

Proxima Nova – The Greatest of the Helvetica Killers

Designer Mark Simonson revamped and expanded upon his six original Proxima Sans designs to create the insanely popular Proxima Nova font collection that designers around the world know and love today. With clean, modern lines and easy legibility even at very small point sizes, it’s no wonder that Proxima Nova is highly sought after, and… Read More

Fonts by Set Sail Studios Satisfy a Wise and Thoughtful Choice in Brand Marketing

YouWorkForThem is proud to offer 10+ fonts by Set Sail Studios, a UK-based creative agency dedicated to providing high-quality, fresh & innovative hand-drawn typefaces. The importance of unique, artistic creativity can’t be overstated when defining brand character, and the marketability and powerful attention-grabbing attributes of Set Sail Studios’ script work could very well be the… Read More

DSType Foundry and Studio is a Cultural Architect in Font Design

Brilliantly combining sharp South American flavor with European sensibilities, the world-class type foundry DSType has consistently adapted to meet the growing demand for non-Latin fonts and other typographic projects in the 20+ years since their founding, and their list of clients is almost as impressive as their sharp and creative font designs. Founded in Portugal… Read More

Top 10 Fonts of 2015

“The best is the enemy of good,” said Voltaire, and he was right. In order to be the best, you have to move past All Right, then blast through Good, and these ten champions did so with aplomb. This list represents an almost entirely different set from last year’s Ten Best, with in-house champ YWFT… Read More

Designer Spotlight: Connary Fagen Fonts

With the overabundance of filters, stickers and emoji that fills the web and social media today, there’s something to be said about concise and simple design. That’s why we’re so proud to offer Connary Fagen Fonts. Connary describes himself as “One part problem solver, one part tormented artist and one part Sean Connery”–an awesome combination… Read More

The Raw Emotion & Style of BLKBK Fonts

One of the foundries selling the most fonts right now at YouWorkForThem is BLKBK, a graphic design studio run by two young Canadian artists, Justin Graefer and Derek Campbell. The two began working together in 2010 when they collaborated on a font for a Halloween party. They were struck by the raw emotion of their… Read More

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… Read More

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