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Qs / Vol. 16 / April 14 - April 20

The top 15 out of a 23-quip week.

A = Authors | C = Community

A / No. 50 / Armin / Pretty great, constructive read: “Building Your Portfolio Website: Six Things to Never Do”.

A / No. 43 / Armin / I can vouch that the new, 800-page Pentagram Black Book is as awesome as it sounds.

A / No. 46 / Armin / Typesites, “a weekly look at sites that have great typographic design”.

A / No. 49 / Armin / What Threadless has done for t-shirts, Hat Head is poised to do for caps.

A / No. 51 / Armin / Commissioned by the city of Miami to paint a Martin Luther King Jr.-inspired mural, artist Serge Toussaint took the artistic liberty of adding Barack Obama next to him — denied, he had to paint over Obama with white primer. [Via Artkrush]

C / No. 19 / Chad K / Forget all those protective skins you can get for your apple stuff dress it up with some laser guided scratches.

C / No. 20 / Jhayne / If after mugs and eyeglasses, you still can’t get enough: Pantone stairs.

A / No. 47 / Armin / A look at Matthew Carter’s Yale typeface.

A / No. 45/ Armin / Zombie Jackson, Pac Washington, and Wolverine Washington are only a few of the characters you will find in this collection of defaced dollar bills. [Via BuzzFeed]

A / No. 28 / Armin / “The artist behind the iconic ‘running immigrants’ image”. [Via Unbeige]

A / No. 42 / Armin / Send a portrait to Damien Weighill and he will draw a new version of it at Your Face. [Via It’s Nice That]

C / No. 17 / Jhayne / The Rather Difficult Font Game. (via notcot)

A / No. 52 / Armin / The Dieline.com goes to Japan and brings back packaging!

C / No. 18 / Rob / This is sad, but the visual element is very stunning. Certainly is something to be said for making statistics into something more real. Time lapse animation of deaths in iraq.

A / No. 40 / Armin / The flip book animation to end all flip book animations, it even has slow motion. [Via Dark Roasted Blend]


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PUBLISHED ON Apr.21.2008 BY Armin
Tselentis’s comment is:

So if that Pentagram book is so cool, why won't the link take me there?!

On Apr.21.2008 at 02:46 PM
Doug Bartow’s comment is:

you need to remove the "target=" from the end of the URL in the link.

On Apr.21.2008 at 04:29 PM
Kosal’s comment is:

Because not even its URL shall be contained...by quotes.

On Apr.21.2008 at 04:30 PM
Walter’s comment is:

Thanks for the props in the Q's! I love my regular dosage of quipsologies while packing hat boxes and looking good in sweet lids!

Make Heads Happy!

(Hat Master)

On Apr.21.2008 at 06:28 PM
Adam Okrasinski’s comment is:

"What Threadless has done for t-shirts, Hat Head is poised to do for caps."

I think the creators of that site believe it... I don't, but we will have to wait and see won't we?

Do you think Popdeck will do for skateboards what Threadless has done for Tshirts?

On May.01.2008 at 01:23 AM