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• Quipsologies, is a division of UnderConsideration, chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

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Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work / 2010, self-published.

Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design / 2009, Rockport.

Women of Design: Influence and Inspiration from the Original Trailblazers to the New Groundbreakers / 2008, HOW Books.

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by armin

W-Portfolio offers a lovely set of WordPress themes specifically for creating portfolios. Nice design, nice functionality. Less and less excuses to not have an online portfolio these days.

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08.29.2011

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by niki blaker

Hi-tech weather graphics: both The New York Times and The Weather Channel sites are sporting some cool looking, real-time hurricane trackers.

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08.26.2011

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no.

by niki blaker

The 313 Apple patents that list Steven P. Jobs among the group of inventors offer a glimpse at his legendary say over the minute details of the company’s products.

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08.26.2011

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no.

by diane zerr

This is pretty cool wallpaper, and I’m sure some hip design studio will soon put it on it’s walls. Sharp Descent was designed by Dan Funderburgh for Flavorpaper, $150 per roll and available in four color combinations.

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08.26.2011

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Sub Studio Design Blog

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no.

by armin

Shantanu Suman’s Binder Clip Calendar is a single sheet, with 30 days printed on one side and 31 on the other — February is in a separate sheet — that comes with binder clips with the initial of each day.

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08.26.2011

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no.

by armin

An anonymous chronicle of a “senior-level, print/branding designer” who wants to work at a start-up. Looks like a promising resource.

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08.26.2011

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by james i bowie

German newspaper Die Tageszeitung, citing the excessive commercialization of sports, has announced that it will blur out all sponsor logos in the sports photos that appear in its pages.

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08.25.2011

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no.

by armin

Along with twenty other fellow Austinites through an AIGA event I paid a visit to the legendary Cathedral of Junk in the South side of Austin. Read on for a bit more info and some select pictures or click on the Link to see our Flickr set. Or do both.

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08.25.2011

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by armin

“Warphabet” by Viktor Koen. Not for the faint of heart.

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08.25.2011

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by armin

Stefan Asafti’s Brandversations: how rival brands sort of complete each other. Plus, they look cool close-up.

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08.25.2011

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