The YouWorkForThem Book Archive

For eight straight years we were involved with providing the design community with one of the best, most original and creative book collections online. We brought books like Muller-Brockman's Grid Systems to the masses and helped many independent designers/publishers rise to new fame. In 2009, we decided to stop selling these books in order to focus on our passion of being Graphic Designers and developing fonts/stock art. When the section went offline we had a huge response of sadness because people could no longer reference this information. In response, we have posted this important data back online here, with the proper links to find these items at Amazon (ironic right?). If you would like to help support this library of creative information, click the links from our site to purchase on Amazon and we will gain a little bit of percentage on the sale. You can also drop by YouWorkForThem and grab some beautiful font/stock art collections. Thank you, to all of you who helped support our book section for those eight years of operation.


Young Norwegian designers Aslak Gurholt Rønsen and Espen Friberg, who have been collaborating on projects since they met in high school at the age of 16, inhabit Yokoland. Together ...More

Ryan McGinness: Video Happiness

"Video Happiness" contains various video work from Ryan McGinness. This 193 minute DVD includes; Hour of Power, North Star, Kangaroo and Chipmunk, Tickle, The Case of the Eidetic ...More

RE:UP Issue 02

RE:UP Issue 02 RE:UP is a magazine that focuses on downtempo music and in all its forms. Features on Organic Grooves, Desmond Williams' Browntempo, DJ DSL, Bonobo, Jean ...More

Tragic Kingdom

This large, lavishly produced hardcover serves as the catalog for Camille Rose Garcia's first solo museum show outside of Los Angeles. Tragic Kingdom surveys her work with ...More

Vag Mage Stoned Babes

Vag Mage Stoned Babes: a full color, full frontal, one hundred percent hand made book from Hardland/Heartland - copyright forever. We have labored for days to purge these thoughts/collections ...More

Idea Magazine 310

Idea Magazine 310 IDEA special issue "Typography in Japan 1995-2005" consists of the work of 55 participants. The issue will overview the changes and constants in Japanese typography ...More

Gas TV 03

This is dvd includes 59 minutes of interviews and work from Lodown, Tomas Demand, Carsten Nicolai, DE:BUG, Apartment, Pro QM, Automaten, 032c Workshop, Run Wrake, Koh Chihara, ...More

Contemporary Newspaper Design

THERE HAS NOT BEEN A BOOK of this scope about graphic design and graphic design issues, as they apply to today's newspapers, for over a decade. Through in-depth, highly visual ...More

Forty-Eight Posters: Josef Muller-Brockmann

Image Now's inaugural gallery launch in 2004 set a standard of excellence with a collection of 48 posters by the celebrated designer Josef Muller-Brockmann. As well as showcasing ...More

It's a Matter of Illustration

It's a Matter of Illustration is the fifth volume in the exciting new AmatterofdesignTM graphic series and presents a remarkable & diverse collection of up-to-the-minute ...More

Henk Elenga: Index

Being one of the founders of studio Hard Werken in the late Seventies, Henk Elenga is best known as an extremely unconventional graphic designer. In fact this is only one of his ...More

IDEA Magazine: 316

Special feature: The Conditions of Graphic DesignFrom IDEA Mag: "How is graphic design possible?Asked so many times in the past, this question has often functioned as life prolongation ...More


Typographica Author: Rick Pyoner The magazine Typographica-brainchild of founder, editor, designer, and renowned typographer Herbert Spencer-had a brief life, a total of 32 issues ...More

Drawing Now

From John Currin's old-master-style Playboy bunnies to Elizabeth Peyton's fin-de-siècle portraits; from Julie Mehretu's dizzying, multilayered architectural landscapes ...More

Also Known As: Volume 01

12ozPROPHET presents ALSO KNOWN AS - a 190 page, full-color, perfect-bound, graffiti-obsessed, street culture bible. Its focus is on dear and dirty destruction; the glorious variety ...More

The Journal 22

the journal is a unique quarterly publication that links contemporary culture, art, music, skateboarding and snowboarding like no other magazine does. Defining the creative landscape ...More

Benzin: Young Swiss Graphic Design

Benzin: Young Swiss Graphic Design Author: Michel Fries & Thomas Bruggisser. Introduction by Martin Heller. Benzin features the current state of Swiss design. With designers like ...More

Inspiration: Lotta Jansdotter

Art and designs from Swedish/California artist Lotta Jansdotter, whose work is very popular in Japan. Jansdotter was always attracted to patterns and colors, and she began to explore ...More


Blackletter type, also known as Fraktur or German Gothic, originated with Gutenberg's moveable type, and was based on the contemporary calligraphy of that time. From the sixteenth ...More