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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.

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.

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by armin

Deck of cards by Areaware based on the original design by Susan Kare for the version of Solitaire that shipped with Windows 3.0.

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08.10.2015

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Khoi Vinh

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by armin

Uplifting piece to get you going this Monday: Lettering artist Eric Friedensohn talks about remaining optimistic after his apartment caught on fire and he had to run out of it.

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08.10.2015

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by james i bowie

This new adidas Stan Smith sneaker must certainly feature the most logos ever on a shoe.

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08.09.2015

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by james i bowie

Presidential historian Michael Beschloss on the story of Raymond Loewy’s design of the Air Force One livery. See also a more comprehensive 2009 piece by Phil Patton.

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08.07.2015

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by armin

After photographer Alessandro Della Bella sent out a baby announcement showing his son in his gear bag other photographers have followed suit.

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08.07.2015

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by armin

Mmmmmm… perspective of regular solids. Great scans of Perspectiva Corporum Regularium, a 1568 by German goldsmith and printmaker Wenzel Jamnitzer.

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08.07.2015

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Design You Trust

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by armin

Leslie Schilling, costume designer for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp explains the 1981 looks of the main characters, including Blake’s triple-popped collar.

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08.07.2015

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Coudal

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Trippy artwork by Emilio Gomariz using the OS X desktop.

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08.06.2015

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Prosthetic Knowledge

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A visual history of the iTunes icon by Reda Lemeden, in case you were wondering how it has changed over 10 versions.

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08.06.2015

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johnson banks explain how packaging works. Scroll to the bottom at the link for the punchline.

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08.06.2015

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