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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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UnderConsideration is a graphic design enterprise that runs a network of blogs, publishes books, organizes live events, and designs for clients.

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Brand New / Displaying opinions, and focusing solely, on corporate and brand identity work.

FPO (For Print Only) / Celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.

Brand New Classroom / Providing a space for critique and opinions on student identity work.

Speak Up (2002 – 2009) / Discussing, and looking for, what is relevant in, and the relevance of, graphic design. Archives Only.

Word It (2003 – 2010) / Encouraging creative diversity in the community through monthly, one-word challenges. Archives Only.

publishing

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.

The Word It Book: Speak Up Presents a Gallery of Interpreted Words / 2007, HOW Books.

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2010 Brand New Conference / A one-day event on the development of corporate and brand identity projects by some of today’s most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

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by plamen

Google Maps go 8-bit in the new Quest mode just ahead of April Fools’.

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03.31.2012

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by armin

ZigZag by Volcano Type is an OpenType font with four variations for each character, each progressively swirlier. No idea why, how, or where one would use it, but I like it. Check the PDF specimen for more hilarity.

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03.30.2012

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Design You Trust

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by armin

A small series of World War propaganda style posters for The Hunger Games.

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03.30.2012

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BuzzFeed

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by plamen

The Prada logo turned into a typface. Candy.

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03.30.2012

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Erik Spiekermann

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by plamen

3D Univers Condensed. This is what happens when you take experimental typography courses.

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03.30.2012

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Letterology

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by diane zerr

At a whopping 32x46 inches, you can own an Oscillator poster. Designed by the type studio Underware, it’s a 5-layered silkscreen print, using fluor & lightblue-glow-in-the-dark-ink.

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03.29.2012

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by armin

100 logos chronicling the history of railroad identity design, starting in 1845. Compiled by Christian Annyas.

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03.29.2012

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by armin

City blocks rearranged by size. By Armelle Caron. Wowza.

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03.29.2012

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by plamen

A fascinating live wind map of the US.

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03.29.2012

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by diane zerr

Birth of a Book is a short film on book-making that shows the many hands and machines involved in the process.

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03.28.2012

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