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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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• 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.

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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 joe marianek

Dylan Greif, a RISD graduate student, has been constructing incredibly realistic—but fake— iPads, and destroying them. Here’s a funny video of them in use, dramatizing the shifting writing process.

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04.23.2012

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by armin

A collection of six terrible uses of ampersands, by Matt Warren. This could totally be a Tumblr.

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04.23.2012

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by armin

Ferroseismic is a student project by Luke Mears and Jay McCalla that visualizes, through ferrofluids, seismic movements around the world in real time.

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04.23.2012

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by ricardo cordoba

Hillman Curtis, graphic designer and filmmaker, has passed away at age 51, after a three-year battle with colon cancer. Read his New York Times obituary, written by Paul Vitello, here. Gary Hustwit has a nice appreciation of Hillman here.

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04.21.2012

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by plamen

Formula 1 logo gets an appropriate tweak ahead of controversial Bahrain Grand Prix.

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04.21.2012

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by doug bartow

File under beautiful: Mad Men, revisualized as bittorrent traffic.

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04.20.2012

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by joe marianek

School of Visual Arts graphic design senior and entrepreneur Ariel Elias is opening an ice cream parlour / bar in New York City. Support her project on Kickstarter!

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04.20.2012

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by armin

The always great PBS series Off Book delves into “The art of film & TV title design.”

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04.20.2012

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by armin

See the winners of the always controversial D&AD 2012 Awards and read about one of the best pieces of graphic design this decade being left out here.

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04.20.2012

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The designers behind the KONY 2012 campaign — video about it here — talk about their process and work. Gearing up for “Cover the Night” April 20th.

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04.20.2012

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