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YouWorkForThem Licenses YWFT Hannah to American Girl

When the American Girl line of dolls, books and films sought to promote their brand with a hand-drawn, hand-lettered font, they sought out the original player in the space, YWFT Hannah, only from YouWorkForThem. American Girl is a line of dolls that portray eight- to eleven-year-old girls of a diverse variety of ethnicities, which are…


Michael Parson: Blazing Trails One Font At A Time

As the founder of Typogama digital type foundry, Michael Parson exudes nothing less than an absolute passion for typography and design. After receiving a BA in Graphic Design from Ecole Bellecour Supdemod in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2002, Michael continued to explore the possibilities of typography through the use of computers and digital software. Michael’s originality…


Get In Touch With Your Inner-Child: Our "Typography For Children" Collection

There’s something that’s especially magical about working on design projects that are geared towards children. Interesting shapes, bright colors, and unexpected design elements usually take center stage. The very best designs will encourage a child’s sense of wonder, delighting younger audiences through whimsical imagery and playful compositions that stir their imaginations. The best part of…


Insigne Foundry’s Latest Releases

Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Insigne Design’s type foundry is always hard at work creating new typefaces for graphic designers. Created by Jeremy Dooley, Insigne offers an incredible selection of font families at YouWorkForThem. With type designs that range from bold and serious, elegantly refined, and even some that are purely playful, Insigne is sure to…


FontHaus: A Jack Of All Trades (And A Master Of Every One)

FontHaus is quite literally an American original, being the first independent retailer of fonts in the United States. Mark Solsburg founded FontHaus in 1989 and the company has been making a name for itself since 1990. FontHaus was among the first online suppliers of fonts for designers around the world, and it remains one of…


Precision and Quality: The Value and Versatility of Stawix Fonts

Stawix is a Bangkok-based font foundry founded by Thai native Stawix Ruecha, focusing on fully-equipped international typefaces, and steeped in aesthetic type design with meticulous attention to detail. Formed in 2012, Stawix aims to represent the hope of its founder that a movement can be started “by designing Latin fonts and Thai alphabets that are…


What is a WebFont

In the early days of the web, browsers were limited to a certain set of fonts. Even today, the list is short: Arial, Book Antique, Comic Sans, Courier New, Geneva, Georgia, Helvetica, Impact, Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans Unicode, Palatino Linotype, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Times, Trebuchet and Verdana. Fortunately, the advent of WebFonts and their…


FontPath v2: The Best Way To Find Fonts Just Got Better

Last fall, YouWorkForThem introduced FontPath, our new technology to help you discover and sort fonts. It’s 100% code-based, real time font testing, instantly showing you the actual font data–no images anywhere–so it’s incredibly responsive, and we’ve been getting a lot of great feedback from designers who are hailing it as their all-time favorite way to…


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…

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