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    Huzzah for Bookeyed Martin, the much anticipated addition to the popular Bookeyed family. Upright & Strong he attracts eyes to his flashy serifs and ball terminals. […]



December 14, 2011

Adventures with Tomos

Adam Bognar sent us this short he and Benjamin Taft put together of their latest travels, which has a nice use of YWFT Hannah in the titles. Great video guys, but next time you better invite us along as well!

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November 1, 2010


What happens when you explore type without the typographer’s eye in mind? What happens when you take type out of the centuries old, black and white, static world of type specimens? CDKVW is a YouWorkForThem short that takes five various fonts into the depths of the unknown and against various natural elements. Composed and filmed […]

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May 12, 2010

Folder Type

We had a few minutes of down time today after lunch and did some searching for ‘Font’ on Vimeo to see what was new. This isn’t new, but boy it sure is amazing! Talk about some free time!

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December 28, 2009

Washed Out – Belong

Here is an ‘interesting’ video to start your work week with. A music video directed by Blake Salzman.

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November 1, 2009

Flaming Lips – I can be a Frog

I picked up (itunes) the latest Flaming Lips album and have been really digging it. Their last album I listened to it so much, I now despise it (in a good way though). This latest album (Embryonic) is really nice because its much more dark and overall just odd, good for my soul right now it […]

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August 11, 2009


In February of 2009 we got a call from Catherine Owens, the long time super creative director for the uber-famous band U2. Catherine came across our work and knew she found the team who could help with U2’s 2009 world tour (titled 360). After a quick stint of meetings in New York, we came back to the Bangkok studio and begin work for the following two months on numerous ideas.

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July 23, 2009

Site Updates!

Site Updates!

We have some good news for those of you who purchase items from our site.   This past weekend we updated our system to no longer need those pesky download codes! Now when you go to download your items, you can instantly grab your purchased items from the receipt, no need to enter the code […]

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July 16, 2009

U2 – We found some video!

U2 - We found some video!

As mentioned in a previous post, me and the crew of YouWorkForThem Bangkok recently rocked over 300 videos for U2′s new tour. Finally today, we found some evidence of our contribution on the mega-screen! Not the best quality video (earthquake cam), but at least its a start for now. We hope we they decide to […]

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May 28, 2009

Aaron Draplin has opinions..

For a short while (one year), I went to art school at Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minnesota. During my time there, I knew this character Aaron Draplin, he was a friend of my roommate. Back then, I would say me and him had very different opinions on graphic design and our approach […]

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March 31, 2009

The Horrors Sea Within A Sea

Horrors Sea Within A Sea Fairly simple video, but oh so much behind this new record by the Horrors. You may recall the Chris Cunningham video from their previous release. Sheena Was a Parasite

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