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Qs / Vol. 24 / December 22 - December 28

The top 15 out of a 28-quip week. Apologies for the lateness.

A = Authors | C = Community

A / No. 64 / Armin / It’s hard to beat a good ambigram logo. Here are fifteen.

A / No. 66 / Armin / The New York Times presents the buzzwords of 2008, compiled by language fiend Grant Barrett, with charming typollustrations by Jessica Hische.

A / No. 61 / Joe Marianek / Stay warm with a sexy Helvetica scarf.

A / No. 65 / Armin / This holiday season enjoy a candy cane version of Allan Fleming’s masterful logo for CN.

A / No. 62 / Armin / 10 Most Innovative Concert Visuals ‘08.” [Via Motionographer]

A / No. 69 / Armin / iPhone coasters, so cute. [Via Design You Trust]

A / No. 63 / Armin / Related to No. 65 below (Obama’s inauguration invitation) on the right side: Neenah’s CLASSIC CREST(R) Papers Selected for Invitation to Presidential Inauguration. Amazing how much brand cred can be achieved by doing stuff for Obama.

A / No. 58 / Armin / If you Vignelli’s New York Subway map and Glaser’s I ♥ NY logo had a child it would be this subway map by Korean graphic designers Zero Per Zero. [Via Kottke]

C / No. 63 / Ricardo Cordoba / “The Ugly Truth”, a new movie, gets a clever poster.

C / No. 65 / Adriana / Meet the folks who won the bid to print Barack Obama’s inauguration invitations. [Via NYT]

A / No. 59 / Armin / An energy drink called “Bomba” comes in a bottle shaped like a hand grenade? Yeesh.

A / No. 67 / Armin / Ha! “Yes We [can]” t-shirts and onesies. [Via Tcritic]

A / No. 68 / Armin / Spelled with little pieces of onion: “Cutting onions does not make me cry. (Sometimes).” [Via Share Some Candy]

C / No. 68 / Doug Bartow / Cranbrookdesign.com lives again!

C / No. 67 / Rob / The man behind Coca Cola’s Santa


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PUBLISHED ON Dec.31.2008 BY Armin
Lorenzo’s comment is:

Congratulations to Jim Donnelly and his staff at Precise Continental! What an honor to do such work and to be part of American history!

On Jan.05.2009 at 11:40 AM
Rose Vyborney’s comment is:

'Caribou Barbie' made me laugh out loud, I almost fell out of my chair!

On Jan.05.2009 at 03:22 PM