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Qs / Vol. 21 / September 1 - September 7

The top 15 out of a 28-quip week.

A = Authors | C = Community

A / No. 3 / Joe Marianek / Silly/Shitty/Dumb Client Feedback. A cathartic read for those who can’t get enough. [Thanks to Bailey Dwyer]

C / No. 1 / Niki / A Clever Construction Logo.

A / No. 8 / Armin / If you can never remember what the keyboard combination is for typing something like ½ use this handy web site where you can copy-paste odd characters. [Via Manystuff]

A / No. 10 / Armin / Found while searching for something else: If you enjoyed director Gary Hustwit’s seminal Helvetica documentary you will probably hate his Superior typeface, for [T-26] back in 1996.

A / No. 2 / Armin / Remember the plastic dog over the subway vent that inflates when the train goes by? Ogilvy worked with its artist Josh Harris to create a polar bear version with a message. [Via DirectDaily]

A / No. 7 / Armin / Barely design-related but still awesome to look at: Some of the world’s strangest fences.

A / No. 1 / Armin / A Flickr set of the students at the typeface haven of Reading University. [Via I Love Typography]

A / No. 11 / Joe Marianek / The yearbook for NYC’s downtown up-and-coming art/design stars: The Young and the Bangingbuy the book.

C / No. 4 / Chad K / Great interactive map comparing hurricanes Gustav and Katrina.

C / No. 3 / Niki / Google can has develop browser now?

A / No. 9 / Armin / A web site devoted to all things FF Meta Serif, including a wonderful trail of e-mail conversations between Erik Spiekermann and Christian Schwartz. [Via I Love Typography]

C / No. 5 / Derek / Gavin Berliner, the most important name in movie poster design.

C / No. 12 / Laura E. / Compendium , the new font by Ale Paul comes with a wonderful PDF .

C / No. 8 / Chad K / Toilet Paper type.

C / No. 10 / Plamen / “I love pulp covers. Ideally, ones before 1940.” We love them too.


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PUBLISHED ON Sep.08.2008 BY Armin