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Xiaomi Chooses Proxima Nova WebFont License From YouWorkForThem

Beijing-based electronics company Xiaomi is the world’s fifth-largest smartphone manufacturer, also selling mobile apps and related consumer electronics. When they sought to re-design all of their corporate websites based around a WebFont, they chose the ever-popular Proxima Nova, from designer Mark Simonson. Working quickly to meet Xiaomi’s tight project deadline, YouWorkForThem assisted their project management…


Monrad, a grotesque font that everyone can love.

Monrad, released and Jan-Christian Bruun, is a font family characterized as grotesque sans serif. The final ink consists 6 styles including italic version, manually edited kerning. The idea of the font is to create a blend of dynamics and organic balance in the letters. The dynamics of the letters r and a cursive adds an additional sharpness…


YouWorkForThem WebFonts: Pay Once, Play Forever.

At YouWorkForThem, we think the dominant subscription-based model of WebFonts is nothing short of highway robbery. The Fontopoly charges a monthly fee for the use of the WebFonts they resell–all while refusing to give their customers access to the font files themselves! Instead, they host the files on their own servers, which you must reference in your…


A Brief History Of Franklin Gothic

You’ve likely seen the Franklin Gothic typeface a thousand times without ever realizing it. From advertising logos and billboards, television and movie screens, books and album covers, board games and computer games, this timeless typeface is everywhere. Morris Fuller Benton created the original version of Franklin Gothic in 1902. The typeface found its influence in Akzidenz Grotesk…


The Elegant Hand of La Goupil Paris

La Goupil Paris is a rising foundry from Paris, France, which is staffed by the talented artists Julien Saurin, Fanny Coulez and Louis-Emmanuel Blanc. Founded in 2008, La Groupil Paris has recently enjoyed great success, with a number of its fonts having been used in high-profile advertising campaigns for companies such as Coca Cola, Google and Red…


The Prolific Work of PintassilgoPrints + Special Promotion

PintassilgoPrints (pin-tas-sil-go-prints) is an experienced, independent type foundry founded in the seaside city of Vitória, Brazil, an epicenter of the Brazilian typography scene. Currently located in Florianópolis, Brazil, PintassilgoPrints has been run by the prolific couple Erica Jung and Ricardo Marcin for the better part of a decade, but the pair has been engaged in print-related…


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…


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…


Buying Fonts with YouWorkForThem

With the new year just around the corner, everyone from bloggers to corporations have been focusing on the impact that mobile devices will have on web design in 2016. The latest buzz indicates that high-impact and unique fonts for web content are in while default browser fonts, such as Times New Roman and Arial, are becoming a…

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