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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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by jason dean

Sense vs. Nonsense, or How Not to be a Dumb-ass Super Computer. A humorous lesson on how to have an idea by Frank Chimero.

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10.18.2010

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SwissMiss

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by armin

All through 2010 designer Jacobo Zanella has been capturing his color palette every day. The results look like the most complicated Atari 2600 game ever.

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10.18.2010

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by paul soulellis

Beautiful experimental typography by Julien Priez.

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10.18.2010

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Jean-Baptiste Levée

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by doug bartow

The Say Something Poster Project is now accepting submissions for their 2010 poster design competition.

Here’s your chance to use poster design to say something that will inspire teenage kids and help shape the hearts and minds of our next generation. Winning posters will be donated to a non-profit organization and permanently installed in their facility. This year, that nonprofit will be The Home for Little Wanderers

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10.18.2010

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by armin

Twenty round business cards.

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10.18.2010

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Design You Trust

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by plamen

29 new 50p coins commemorating the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games went into circulation in the UK last week. The designs were selected from nearly 30,000 entries received by the Royal Mint in a… public competition, of course. Which probably explains why the coins are totally epilepsy safe.

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10.18.2010

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by joe marianek

Brian Suda’s A Practical Guide to Designing with Data reads like Tufte for the masses…in a good way.

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10.16.2010

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Andrew LeClair

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by josh berta

A very interesting reading list of books mentioned or shown on the hit show Mad Men.

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10.15.2010

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IMDb

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by niki blaker

Marije Vogelzang presented a new perspective to using food and eating as part of design in her presentation at today’s Gain: AIGA Design and Business
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10.15.2010

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GOOD

Marije Vogelzang from Gestalten on Vimeo.

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by armin

Stephen Colbert introduces Stephen Doyle for his Communication Design Award at the Cooper-Hewitt’s National Design Awards last night.

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10.15.2010

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