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Qs / Vol. 18 / June 23 - June 29

The top 15 out of a 24-quip week.

A = Authors | C = Community

A / No. 68 / Joe Marianek / Radar Mag gets Cooper Blacked. Beautiful.

A / No. 69 / Armin / If you enjoyed Quip No. 63, Smashing Magazine has put together a cornucopia of clever calendars.

C / No. 38 / Joey Pfeiffer / Barack Obama has revealed a new Presidential Seal, replacing ‘E pluribus unum’ (Out of many, one) with ‘Vero possumus’, which is Latin for ‘Yes, we can’ along with replacing the shield with the ‘O’ from his logo.

A / No. 58 / Armin / All the Barack Obama graphics (posters, graffiti, etc.) in one place. [Via Design You Trust]

A / No. 62 / Armin / The 16- and 32-Bit versions of Donkey Kong, Super Mario and Street Fighter get Photoshop’d right into our world. [Via Design You Trust]

A / No. 60 / Armin / The new Thinking for a Living web site looks quite fantastic. Still same great resources. [Via Ethan Bodnar]

A / No. 67 / Debbie Millman / If you thought soylent green was disturbing, you might want to think again where your creative juices come from.

A / No. 65 / Armin / Oh my. “Over 5,000 unused [Pantone] chips were painstakingly colour matched” to produce this replica of Edouard Manet’s “Bar at the Folies Bergere.” [Via ffffound]

C / No. 41 / Josh B / 25 Perfect Movie Posters (but not really) from Entertainment Weekly.

A / No. 71 / Armin / This is like shooting fish in a barrel, but it’s always good fun to mock stock photography. [Via Coudal]

A / No. 72 / Armin / What do Angelina Jolie, Ugly Betty and newspaper design have in common? Beauty.

A / No. 57 / Armin / Incredible illustrations by Brazilian Marcelo Daldoce. Make sure you scroll for the wine-painted series. [Via IdeaFixa]

A / No. 73 / Armin / It has been a while since I stop my DVR during commercials, but this new ad for HP’s touch screen computer was pretty fabulous.

A / No. 61 / Armin / Gabriel Martinez Meave, one of the finest type designers and calligraphers, dreams about futuristic shoes and wakes up to sketch them. It’s in Spanish, but the images say all there is to say.

A / No. 63 / Armin / This self-promotional calendar from London-based designer Jonthan Davies tells it like it is: From freezing, to sweltering, to gloomy. [Via Evasee]


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PUBLISHED ON Jun.30.2008 BY Armin
Pesky’s comment is:

Thanks Debbie, for posting that awfully funny video bit. Just hilarious! I just started a pot, some dirt and a toe in the back yard.

On Jun.30.2008 at 01:35 PM
Josh’s comment is:

Loved the HP commercial. It's like we're in the future! (how expectations have dropped...)

On Jul.18.2008 at 12:30 PM