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A Contemporary Sans Serif Steeped In 20th Century History: Gardner Sans

Lewis McGuffie is always hard at work and immersed in his passion: graphic design and lettering. Based in Tallinn, Estonia, the British-born artist has a solid background in custom type, branding, illustration, and hand painted signage. One look at his body of work is all you’ll need to see that he’s an absolute master of…


A Sans Serif With Organic Style: YWFT Crew

Organic is “in” and the trend shows no signs of stopping. Everything is organic these days, from whole foods, to cosmetics, to fabrics … consumers around the world flock to natural products because they’re wholesome and free of additives. They’re fresh and instantly more appealing than anything that’s been “processed.” And if we believe everything…


Delicious And Hand-Made: YWFT Absent Grotesque and 21st Amendment Brewery

After the master brewers at 21st Amendment Brewery had perfected their delicious creations, they needed to showcase them in artwork that was just as hand-made and detailed as their beer, and that led them to discover the perfect imperfection of YWFT Absent Grotesque from YouWorkForThem. This hand-drawn font was a fitting parallel to the brewing…


Foundry Favorites: Connary Fagen

While many of us tend to be our own harshest critics when it comes to our creative work, artists (of all genres) usually have at least a few personal favorites nestled among their own portfolios. It’s always interesting to learn what makes those particular works stand apart from the rest, and that’s why YouWorkForThem is…


Apply Three Dimensional Lettering With Cursive Neon Type

Standing beside their motto, “Valued creative content,” Design Assets (formerly known as Dashwood) is a company that does exactly what its name implies, providing valuable assets that make workflow easier for graphic designers around the world. One of their most recent releases is Cursive Neon Type, the cursive variation of their highly successful series of…


A Bold, Intense Sans Serif From Connary Fagan: Integral CF

With considerable experience in art direction, type design, illustration, identity, web design, and UI design, Connary Fagan is a graphic designer and typographer who has mastered the art of quality type design. “As a designer, I noticed early on how much typography affected the quality of my work,” Connary told us. In the beginning, he…




Monrad Grotesk Is A Powerhouse Of Versatility

Jan-Christian Bruun is a Denmark-based designer who has a wealth of experience in brand building, corporate and visual identity, digital design, and product design, all of which give him an edge on what makes a good font for those applications. His design studio, JC Design, focuses primarily on type designs that feature an emphasis on…

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