web design

WebFonts: Bringing Variety and Style to the Written Web

In the early days of web design, there was a heavy reliance on “web safe fonts.” Web safe fonts are groups of typefaces that will display in a similar manner for just about every computer user. Sans-serif fonts such as Arial or Verdana, and serif fonts like Georgia or Times New Roman were the typical… Read More

Sans Beam by STAWIX

STAWIX is back this month with another great release, this time by the name of Sans Beam. After releasing Amsi in 2015, Sans Beam is the next in line. Designed to handle many different design uses, from headline to body text, Sans Beam was also designed to be compatible with other font families of Stawix Foundry. Sale: For just 2 more days,… Read More

The Clean, Modern Style Of Niva From PeGGO Fonts

The Niva font is a fresh and minimalist typeface from PeGGO Fonts, the type foundry owned and operated by Pedro González. Pedro is an experienced oil painter, illustrator, and conceptual artist, but it was his love for calligraphy and lettering that eventually drew him into the world of type design. Niva is sleek and contemporary, exhibiting a… Read More

The legacy of Hermann Zapf's URW Grotesk: A Must-Have Classic

URW Grotesk was designed by Hermann Zapf (pronounced “dzahff”) in 1985 for URW, currently headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Born on November 8, 1918 in Nuremberg, Germany, three days before the end of World War I and right in the middle of the Spanish Flu Pandemic that plagued Europe, Hermann Zapf’s early life was extremely turbulent, to… 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

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… Read More

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… Read More

Introducing FontPath, the new way to find fonts.

We here at YouWorkForThem have always prided ourselves on curating the freshest font and design trends, and in bringing our customers the best deals. With that principle in mind, we set out to build a new way of quickly sorting fonts. We know many of you want to get in and out of our store… Read More

Download WOFF2 WebFonts at YouWorkForThem

YWFT WebFonts 1.6 is now available for all 30,000+ WebFonts on our site. This update includes full support for WOFF 2.0, which provides improved compression/lower use of network bandwidth, while still allowing fast decompression even on mobile devices. In most cases, the overall WebFont file size is decreased by over 50%! Chrome 36 and Opera 26… Read More

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