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Qs / Vol. 13 - 14 / January 28 - February 3

The top 15 out of a 24-quip week.

A = Authors | C = Community

A / No. 93 / Armin / I hope this gets on a graphic design blog.” Who am I to break someone’s dreams?

A / No. 99 / Armin / A new site dedicated to logos and all the love they deserve: Logo Design Love. Including considerate posts like 10 creative monogram logo designs. [Via Unbeige]

A / No. 95 / Armin / Shepard Fairey for Obama ’08.

A / No. 1 / Armin / “Twenty six hand carved, intricate, ornate and delicate letters, each depicting a bug, flower, or illustration that starts with the corresponding letter.” Simply beautiful.

A / No. 100 / Armin / It takes a special kind of person to like curling; it takes an even more special kind of person to obsess about curling uniforms.

A / No. 2 / Armin / Casting for Graphic Design: The Movie is now open. I can’t argue with the choice to play me, he is sexy and so am I — in a design blogger kind of way.

A / No. 101 / Armin / “I just thought now was the time for me to stick my neck out and root for someone who I think has the potential to be awesome.”: Shepard Fairey talks to Creativity about his Obama poster.

A / No. 98 / Armin / Only funny if you find HTML tag humor funny: The concept of “Make it Bigger” as parsed in HTML.

A / No. 89 / Armin / Twenty-six Types of Animals. Pretty much what it says it is. It’s one animal per letter, and a corresponding type experiment spelling out the name of said animal in a manner resembling, again, said animal. [Via TypeNeu]

C / No. 55 / B. King / Interesting (if brief) article on the design of the biohazard mark.

C / No. 59 / Chad K / Surfboard logo library.

C / No. 57 / Kate / Woody Allen’s Typography.

A / No. 91 / Armin / What’s the next best thing to designers critiquing the 2008 presidential candidates’ logos? Type designers critiquing the 2008 presidential candidates’ logos. [Via Design Observer]

C / No. 53 / Josh B / Can a man find a camera’s owner with only photos as clues?

A / No. 88 / Armin / A rare treat: Adrian Shaughnessy gets Wolf Ollins to open up.


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PUBLISHED ON Feb.04.2008 BY Armin
David Airey’s comment is:

Thanks again for the kind mention of my new blog, Logo Design Love. Very much appreciated.

On Feb.04.2008 at 10:23 AM
Haik Avanian’s comment is:

Great collection of links, inspiring/hilarious/etc.


On Feb.04.2008 at 12:16 PM
Derek Munn’s comment is:

Sorry Shep. If you really wanted to "stick your neck out", you'd look at Ron Paul. Not because he's the underdog, but for his ideas to make government smaller.

On Feb.06.2008 at 10:51 AM