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about

• 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 6.3.6

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• All comments, ideas and thoughts on Quipsologies are property of their authors; reproduction without the author’s or Quipsologies’s permission is strictly prohibited

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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.

online

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.

live events

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

Libre y Soverano (Free and Sovereign) sells epic patches of Mexico’s natural areas, monuments, and cultural heritage.

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10.06.2017

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by josh berta

Latinotype and other Latin American type foundries have created an awesome bundle of 75 fonts for $29. All proceeds go to support those effected by the recent earthquakes in Mexico.

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10.05.2017

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no.

by diane zerr

This is the only phone that has made me think twice about upgrading my iphone.

Link

10.05.2017

via

QBN

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no.

by diane zerr

Giant animals made of straw by the students of Musashino, filling the rice fields of Niigata.

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10.05.2017

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no.

by diane zerr

From January 1st, 2018, catcalling will be punishable by law in the Netherlands. Jansma documented thirty days of catcallers on her Instagram account dedicated to the offense @dearcatcallers

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10.05.2017

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BoredPanda

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no.

by armin

I had no idea these existed: “Kodak Shirleys”, color reference cards used by photo labs to correctly print skin tones based on Kodak standards. Hermann Zschiegner has a collection going.

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10.05.2017

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by quipsologies

Swedish punk band “Pissjar” makes their own unique typeface out of… exactly what you’d expect.

[Ed.’s Note: read the FAQ at the bottom of the page; kinda hilarious.]

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10.05.2017

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Dustin Zimmerman

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no.

by armin

A selection of photos of America’s vintage signs by road-sign enthusiast Debra Jane Seltzer.

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10.04.2017

via

Fabrizio Salmaso

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by ricardo cordoba

Related to No. 1, below: Chris Costello, Papyrus typeface creator, speaks out after SNL skit.

More about Chris Costello and “the world’s (other) most hated font” here.

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10.04.2017

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