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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.
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.
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.
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.
Department of Design / Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients.
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FINALLY. Periods aren’t happy, they aren’t pink and frilly, they are a part of every day life and this video gets it somewhat right.
Smooth and poignant animations by Freddy Arenas that are interspersed throughout the HBO documentary, Risky Drinking.
The trams in Amsterdam have a new analog alternative to Pokemon Go-mania with a simple sticker created by Headmade that you “control” with your eye and the goal is to “eat” pedestrians as the tram chugs along.
Christopher Simmons attempts to raise logo design critique above its recent junior-high level.
Smart, colorful opening titles for NBC’s “Maya and Marty.” The identity and the titles were created by Emily Oberman/Pentagram, in collaboration with photographer Mary Ellen Matthews.
Entertaining site by Sruthi Kainady that lets you filter world flags by attribute to generate patterns.
Stacey Baker has been photographing the legs of women in New York, all neatly art directed for perfect alignment and equal sizing. The subjects are great but the repetition of composition in the Instagram account is superb.