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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.

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

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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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by armin

Roommates, classmates, and coworkers, Joe Anstett and Randall Bruder, collected their shared data over the course of a week then used their home — 7409 2nd Ave, Apartment B2 in Detroit, Michigan — as the main visual tool to showcase their data. The resulting book is currently on Kickstarter.

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02.18.2015

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no.

by armin

LX Type, an alphabet created from Lisbon’s electric wires that power its trams.

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02.18.2015

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Stephen ONeill

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no.

by armin

Emoji alphabet by Christopher Rouleau, who writes “Using emoji as pixels in Notes, I made a complete alphabet of reflexive letters, with emojis that start with the letter they are creating.”

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02.18.2015

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no.

by armin

Metamorphabet by Patrick Smith, an iOS app that animates the alphabet in unexpected ways.

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02.18.2015

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no.

by armin

The winners of the DWR Champagne Chair Contest have been announced. Shown: First place winner, Crescent Chair by Bruce Hirschman.

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02.17.2015

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Kottke

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no.

by armin

A very large collection of Russian photography and design from the 1920s to 50s. Turn on Google Translate and go at it.

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02.17.2015

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Coudal

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no.

by armin

“Pizza is the new Black”, a collection of monochromatic pizza pies you wouldn’t necessarily eat.

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02.17.2015

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Coudal

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no.

by armin

Let’s Go Letter Hunting by Friends of Type, published by Princeton Architectural Press, is a handy sketchbook specifically designed for typographic expeditions.

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02.17.2015

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no.

by plamen

All NASA ISS expeditions are accompanied by official posters. And some of them are quite strange.

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02.15.2015

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Quartz

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no.

by armin

Class is in session with Tobias Frere-Jones who goes more in-depth than you ever thought possible on the nuances of the “overshoot”, among other topics related to the logic and optics of type design.

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02.13.2015

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