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.

Dot Dot Dot Issue 13

The left-field arts journal whose very name promises more to come delivers three issues this season. There aren't too many places to find intelligent, passionate, and semi-serious ...More

K and K Magazine Issue 1

K&K Magazine is a large format avant garde zine which focuses on visually exploring fashion, street, art & design. It's independently published by Starstyling & the one and only ...More

Geoff McFetridge

Geoff McFetridge: Gas Book 03 Book has new cover not shown in images. Geoff has been working as a graphic designer in the field of art for some time now. He works in textiles, ...More

Form 216

Cover Story: Ecology and Design. Climate change has long since ceased to not only be an issue for politicians and the media. An increasing number of companies are marketing products ...More


Mondofragile: Modern Fashion Illustrators from Japan Mascotte! is a spectacular new book from the authors of the bestselling Mondofragile, showcasing a lineup of the cutest most ...More

Us and Them: Paul Davis

Us and Them: What the British Think of The Americans; What The Americans Think of The British Author: Paul Davis They've been our closest ally for more than a century. ...More

Stash 34

Stash 34 The contents of Stash 34 are solid evidence the animation and VFX industry is growing and diversifying so quickly it's almost impossible to keep up. Here's a few highlights: ...More

The Design of Dissent

Dissent is an essential part of keeping democratic societies healthy, and our ability as citizens to voice our opinion is not only our privilege but our responsibility. Without ...More

Drip-dry Shirts: The Evolution of the Graphic Designer

Before the Second World War the term graphic design didn't even exist. Dripdry Shirts: The Evolution of the Graphic Designer celebrates the work of those pioneers who created this ...More

Dot Dot Dot 5

My Little Test
I'm going to the a & p market can you feel it? why should't I?


Mark Ryden: Bunnies & Bees

This beautiful boxed portfolio from Mark Ryden features thirteen 8" x 10" prints from the Bunnies & Bees Show. The images include all the paintings, plus some details and drawings ...More

Art Now: Vol 1

Art Now: Vol 1 Author: Grosenick, Uta Art Now includes the most recent work and updated biographical information for the revised selection of today's 150 most influential ...More

Poster Collection 13: Typo China

Typo China brings together contemporary posters from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The economic opening of the mainland has awakened interest in the poster as a dynamic medium ...More

Graphic Thought Facility

London-based Graphic Thought Facility (GTF) has emerged as one of today's most progressive and versatile design firms. Established in 1990, it has a reputation for a non-conformist ...More


Hand-drawn graphics mark a return to the creator's immediacy and craft. This is the first publication to offer a complete overview of handwritten typographics, drawing on ...More

Film Posters of the 70s

The 70's gave the world "Star Wars", "Grease", "The Godfather", "Mad Max", "Alien", "Taxi Driver", "Texas Chainsaw Massacre", "Halloween", "Rocky" and a very blood thirsty ...More

2 Tone Vision Warping Patterns

A mind-boggling series of black and white op-art patterns of the sort made famous by Victor Vasarely. Re-live the psychedilica of the Summer of Love with these frankly trippy designs ...More

Barry McGee

A graffiti artist and tagger by nature, Barry McGee has in the last few years taken a stealth, guerilla art form, one that is typically the subject of complaint, arrest, and general ...More

Graphic Design: The New Basics

How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of other designers' ...More

RE:UP Issue 07

Artists and their alter egos is the underlying theme for RE:UP #007. Included is Madlib - and his unseen bad boy persona known as Quasimoto, Digital Underground's Humpty Hump and ...More

Blue Source

Blue Source is an amazing design studio out of London. You may know them by their work for Adidas, Chemical Brothers, Coldplay or Dirty Vegas. Wonderful body of work. Dimensions: ...More
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