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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.

• Quipsologies uses TypeKit to render P22 Underground, Skolar Web by TypeTogether, and Coquette by Mark Simonson.

• Quipsologies is run with Six Apart’s MovableType 4.32-en

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• Search through our archives (starting with Vol. 45 September 2010)

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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.

graphic design

Department of Design / Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients.

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no.

by armin

Mark Gonyea has a cool range of posters where he represents 1 to 100 things like, shown, 1 to 100 triangles. Currently on Kickstarter.

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07.22.2014

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The sixth issue of UC.Quarterly is now available. Q2-2014 is 48 pages and features 46 of the most interesting, relevant, and simply fun-to-see projects from across our blogs — Brand New, For Print Only, Art of the Menu, and Quipsologies.

More information, along with subscription and single-issue purchase options at the link.

Additional images of the new issue here.

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07.21.2014

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Mash-up galore: sci-fi/nerd characters + fat cats + pin cushions. From Fat Cat Crafts on Etsy.

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07.21.2014

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Design You Trust

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A 7,600-LEGO piece lettering project by Alice Lee for Dropbox’s 2014 Hack Week. Lots of great process photos.

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07.21.2014

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Coudal

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Nathan Yau over at Flowing Data mocks map infographics with “19 Maps That Will Blow Your Mind and Change the Way You See the World. Top All-time. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes. Watch.” Shown: The top states of the U.S..

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07.21.2014

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Kottke

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Futurama fans, all 23 of you, rejoice: Alexey Zakharov is recreating the opening credits in full 3D.

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07.18.2014

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Kottke

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Weird Al Yankovic has been on fire with his latest parodies and if it feels like there is a new one every day that’s because it is: he’s releasing 8 videos in 8 days (having started on July 14). Shown: Tacky (based on Happy).

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07.18.2014

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Issue 2 of Snacks Quarterly — where creative types illustrate and ruminate about snacks — is now out.

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07.18.2014

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Steve Heller reviews Publishing and Book Design in Latvia 1919-1940: A Re-discovery by Dr. James Howard Fraser, a type and design historian, who collected amazing examples of avant garde design from the Republic of Latvia.

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07.18.2014

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Another entertaining compilation from The Casual Optimist: Book covers with books on them.

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07.18.2014

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