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Qs / Vol. 15 / March 17 - March 23

The top 15 out of a 24-quip week.

A = Authors | C = Community

C / No. 23 / Plamen / What if Helvetica dated Comic Sans? Try TYPEmatching.

A / No. 46 / Armin / “Dear Fedex: You Suck. Typographically yours, Angry Customer.” [Via I Love Typography]

A / No. 54 / Armin / Test your graphic design knowledge with 124 questions in this flash card set up.

A / No. 45 / Armin / Pop album covers redesigned to appear as academic tracts. Jessica Simpson and Paris Hilton never looked smarter. [Via ISO50]

A / No. 50 / Armin / Collection of vintage logos from a mid-70s edition of the book World of Logotypes.” [Via TypeNeu]

A / No. 48 / Armin / Most awesome pitch ever?: “One day our CEO told us that Pepsi wanted us to pitch some ideas of what promotional merchandise they could do for [Star Wars] Episode One.” Death Star grill, anyone? [Via Nice Fucking Graphics]

A / No. 49 / Armin / Covers of Freakonomics from around the world. That Japan one is pretty rockin’. [Via Kottke]

A / No. 47 / Armin / Because no one can resist lovely sketched notes: Mike Rhodes’ moleskine from SXSW’s most recent installment. [Via Brandflakesforbreakfast]

C / No. 22 / Alex Charchar / Typography 8 (1987). A glance at the world of typography of two decades past.

A / No. 53 / Armin / This is pretty great: A video showing off a clever pop-up book totally tricked out to display our beloved A-to-Z. [Via Type For You]

A / No. 44 / Armin / “Interesting” way to present a portfolio — only bearable because the work is interesting, without quotes. [Via Manystuff]

A / No. 58 / Armin / More accurate than racial profiling: Someone wearing a Scarface t-shirt is likely to be a criminal and here are the mug shots to prove it.

C / No. 24 / Ambert Rodriguez / Pretty cool design and use of paper. Asia meets New York.

A / No. 43 / Armin / Breaking the business card to its bare essentials. Sure beats trying to find a place for office, fax, mobile and alternate phone numbers.

C / No. 27 / Ryan Paul / Can I spot the “real” logo? I’m a freakin’ genius! Can I spot the counterfeit product? Um, not so much… Great quizzes to test your brand knowledge: Spot the “real” corporate logo. Logo awareness quiz .Advertising slogan quiz. Spot the counterfeit product.

Update: Name and number attribution corrected in Quip above.


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PUBLISHED ON Mar.24.2008 BY Armin