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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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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.

The Design Encyclopedia / Cataloguing the people, projects and milestones of graphic design.

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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by john custer

Mads Jakob Poulsen explores a simple, bold, and possibly iconic branding concept for Anonymous—if they were to become corporate. A great concept that is so simple that it could easily be over looked.




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