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step 1: what kind of quip is it?

Option 1
I spotted something I want to share, and would like my description published.
Option 2
Ditto, but you describe it.
Option 3
I created, or am involved in, something I would like you to consider publishing.

step 2: your contact info

step 3: quip detail

step 4: accompanying image

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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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UnderConsideration is a graphic design enterprise that runs a network of blogs, publishes books, organizes live events, and designs for clients.


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.


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.

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

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Quipsologies is a daily stream — during the work week, we must rest after all — of bite-sized posts chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry. The majority of the Quips come from us, Armin and Bryony, while regular contributors and reader submissions fill in the rest of the content.

Every month is a new volume, and every volume starts with Quip No. 1. There is no hardcore philosophy about this structure, it all started in 2005 with the original Vol. 1 when Quipsologies were housed within the now retired, Speak Up. After 93 weeks, worth 28 volumes, we launched Quipsologies as a spin-off from Speak Up in January of 2007, resetting the volume counter back to 1. After almost three years we thought we could push Quipsologies a little bit more and this incarnation picks up on Vol. 45, September 2010.

You can recommend Quips through the handy form to the left and if you feel like you would like to contribute on a regular basis we are always looking for Quipsologists.

Bryony and Armin
UnderConsideration LLC


many thanks to our adv @ underconsideration Partners