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  • NT Yaki
    Yaki is a set of three fonts. Yaki One is the plain version. Yaki Two and Yaki Three are separate fonts combining two layers with different colors. Yaki is perfect for designing sophisticated multi-co […]

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July 29, 2010

It’s Nice That Cumulus and Foam Exists

It's Nice That Cumulus and Foam Exists

Cumulus and Foam has been making the press rounds lately with mentions in Print Magazine, It’s Nice That, Selectism, and linkage on NOTCOT, Unstrung, and involved in a so-called debate on QBN of what is considered beautiful. As well, our Behance project for C&F was featured on their front page this past week and jumped to […]

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July 13, 2010

Cumulus and Foam on Behance

Cumulus and Foam on Behance

When Stefan Kjartansson first sent us Cumulus and Foam, we asked him what sort of conceptual keywords would he attach to his beautiful monster. He gave us terms like Abortion, Brothels, Rabies, Fake Orgasms, Bacteria, Victorian Wigs & Cappuccino Froth as things that inspired the design. Today we took those original keywords as our inspiration […]

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June 2, 2010

New Type Foundries

New Type Foundries

We would like to take a quick breather right now to announce some new font designers on the site. First, over the next few weeks/months we will be adding designs from the massive collection of Intellecta Design, a Brazilian type foundry focused on remastering found and antique type. Second, another Brazilian foundry by the name of BRtype has […]

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April 19, 2010

TipografiaRamis & Positype now at YouWorkForThem

TipografiaRamis & Positype now at YouWorkForThem

We are proud to announce two more amazing type foundries have joined our library, say hello to TipografiaRamis & Positype. Launching with over 20+ fonts between the two of them, they bring us amazing new scripts, serifs and sans-serifs. We are very excited to have these two designers join us and we look forward to […]

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April 14, 2010

Burocrata by Network Osaka + PDF

Burocrata by Network Osaka + PDF

Set the wayback machine for January, 2010: Network Osaka sends us their beautiful new serif, titled Haute. Immediately, it starts on a rapid climb toward becoming one of the year’s biggest sellers, and becomes a top-notch addition to the YouWorkForThem Exclusive Font Library. Now, fast-forward to present day, where we are proud to present the second […]

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April 6, 2010

The Typography Manual for iPhone

The Typography Manual for iPhone

We came across The Typography Manual in the Apple Appstore just a week or so ago when searching for type related apps and almost snagged it. We have not purchased it yet, but it looks to be a nice one for all your type heads out there. (Via Müller-Brockmann)

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April 5, 2010

Underware Fonts now at YouWorkForThem

Underware Fonts now at YouWorkForThem

As Yves Saint Laurent said, “fashions fade, style is eternal.” And there ain’t no style like Underware style. For more than a decade these pan-Euro design virtuosos have been mastering scripts and opentype technology, and it is our great privilege to have them joining our library. They drop hugely versatile fonts, rock type workshops, run […]

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March 27, 2010

Need Supply & Press Gothic

Need Supply & Press Gothic

Our friends over at Need Supply Co have been making great use of Press Gothic recently, the excellent and affordable ($19.95) sans-serif from Canada Type. The images above show that even though this font has a conservative, bold and authoritative presence, it can also be used in more gentile genres like fashion.

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March 27, 2010

Ford Fiesta, Josh Boston & YouWorkForThem

Ford Fiesta, Josh Boston & YouWorkForThem

Mr Josh Boston just tipped us off to his most recent project, the Ford Fiesta San Diego Field Guide. The final project made great use of numerous YWFT fonts and handset designs, see if you can spot them all! Commissioned by Sezio & Holiday Matinee.

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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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February 15, 2010

Need Supply & Sofia

Need Supply & Sofia

This calendar design is our most recent collaboration with our friends at Need Supply. For this project we were happy to consult them to use Olivier Gourvat’s Sofia, which turned out really nice. They also worked with illustrator Emerald Grippa for the wonderful front side illustration. Copies can be gotten by stopping by their retail location in Richmond, VA.

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January 2, 2010

Top Fonts of 2009 @ YWFT

Top Fonts of 2009 @ YWFT

It is that time again where we count down from 1 to 10, our top selling fonts of the past year. While we see a shift in what was hot in 2009 versus the year before, we also see favorites from 2008 still holding on strong. With no more wait, let us begin!

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