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Quipsologies
~ Vol. 69 ~

Is the world coming to an end with a Kingsleyless edition of Quipsologies?

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~ RANDY J. HUNT ~

Beirut born, Netherlands based graphic designer Tarek Atrissi has launched Help Lebanon.

Please join in an effort to raise at least $2,000 over the next two weeks to provide children and refugees displaced by the military conflict in Lebanon with basic daily needs. Pledge through this Fundable Group Action and please encourage others to do the same.

More information can be had directly from Tarek Atrissi at his site: atrissi.com/helplebanon.Supportors are also welcomed and encouraged to donate directly to Tarek Atressi via bank transfer.

Thank you in advance for your compassion and generosity.

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5 studios create 10 interactive pieces to explore the potential of visual imagery for Getty Images at 10 Ways.

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~ BRYONY ~

The New York Times will narrow its size by 1.5” in 2008.

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Fall 2006 will be a visually stimulating time for NYC, as we celebrate 100 years since New York’s first motorized taxi cruised the city. Children will be painting decals, drivers volunteering their cabs, and the rest…beauty.

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Word on the street Would you consider this discrimination against legless people?

Proper attire required to visit the Vatican

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~ ARMIN VIT ~

In case you’ve been wondering, like me, what Kyle Cooper has been up to.

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The original, lo-fi version of Superman’s opening titles.

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If you don’t subscribe to I.D. magazine and don’t feel like going to your local bookstore to freely browse their design annual issue, you can now see most of the coveted selections online (honorable mentions are not shown).

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Not even a month in the public’s eye and the poor FIFA World Cup 2010 logo already has competition in this leopard-inspired rendition by Russian design firm Park. [Via]

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The man behind the Google logos.

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Janet wants you! To! Design! Her new CD Cover! Run! Don’t Walk!

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More TV identity: Lifetime gets a prescription medicine look with this half-serif-italic. Side effects include chick flicks.

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The School of Visual Arts MFA Designer as Author program introduces three podcast series:
Spark 2006 Thesis, graduates discuss their work
Paul Rand Lecture Series, Steven Heller doing what he does best
Guest Lectures, visiting designers talk to MFA students

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The Hollywood Reporter’s Key Art Awards honor the best in movie posters. See this year’s selections.

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Last Monday Yahoo! unveiled a new, dramatically different home page tricked out with AJAX and DHTML. Hillman Curtis helped.

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There is a design lesson hidden here somewhere: Cats that look like Hitler.

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ARCHIVE ID 2753 FILED UNDER Miscellaneous
PUBLISHED ON Jul.24.2006 BY The Speak Up Authors
WITH COMMENTS
Comments
dan’s comment is:

the leopard-inspired logo isn't competition, quirky, but not up to scratch - sorry park but thats some poor photoshopping in the mockup slides

On Jul.24.2006 at 06:33 PM
Pesky Illustrator’s comment is:

Getty Images and bouncing droplets: What a fun way to convince art directors to buy into this vampiric image bank and not hire live photographers...

On Jul.25.2006 at 06:26 AM
Gunnar Swanson’s comment is:

Adjustable waistbands: Just another way to get people into off-the-rack and destroy the art of tailoring.

On Jul.25.2006 at 08:24 AM
Pesky Illustrator’s comment is:

Sorry to say, but Janet Jackson has already rejected my first CD cover idea....but it got in:

http://designme.janetjackson.com/link.php?id=b8b52ac8e9e211bcf38cf60a9556d0fc

On Jul.25.2006 at 01:39 PM