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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.

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by armin

Fruit Ninja IRL! Courtesy of a promo for Pillsbury’s Toaster Strudel (now with more fruit, hence the ninja slicing fruit).

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08.27.2014

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brandflakesforbreakfast

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by armin

This looks promising: One of Many, a sort of travelogue by Wesley Verhoeve who is doing a comprehensive written and photographic essay of 12 different cities and their creative communities. So far he’s done Charleston, SC.

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08.27.2014

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SwissMiss

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no.

by doug bartow

File under funny: @WTFRenaissance Explains What’s Actually Happening In Classic Paintings.

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08.26.2014

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@TheFoundrySite

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no.

by armin

Connor Blacksher has fun with Dove’s chocolate wrappers.

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08.26.2014

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by armin

OMG, you guys. Sushi. Socks!

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08.26.2014

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Miles Newlyn

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by armin

Twenty “Kentucky Icons” print designed by Jeremy Booth goes on sale this Friday. The link explains each of the icons — I have to admit, I learned more about Kentucky in the last five minutes than I have in a lifetime.

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08.26.2014

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by armin

If you only watch one animation today about how beans become farts, make it this one by Giant Ant for Men’s Health magazine.

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08.26.2014

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by armin

A compilation by Tony Zhou of how movies deal with the use of text messaging.

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08.23.2014

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Kottke

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Nicholas Felton’s latest, his 2013 Feltron Annual report, focuses on his communication data from sources that include “conversations, SMS, telephone calls, email, Facebook messages and physical mail.”

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08.23.2014

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by armin

Not exactly sure what’s going on here but Omar Aqil has rendered the word “ETHOS” with each character as a Native American. Egyptian Pharaoh, Samurai (shown for “H”), Greek King, and Turkish Sultan.

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08.23.2014

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