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• Quipsologies, is a division of UnderConsideration, chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

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by armin

As part of a BBC2 series, The Big Life Fix with Simon Reeve, where a group of engineers go on TV to help solve a few people’s problems, Haiyan Zhang came up with a device that helped a graphic designer draw a straight line for the first time in a few years after she had been diagnosed early-onset Parkinson’s disease.

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12.09.2016

submitted by

Kevin Glasgow

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by armin

Through the month of December Andrei Staruiala is animating one Scottish saying and briefly explaining what it means, like this one which means someone is being slow.

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12.09.2016

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by armin

Spiffy animation by Antfood for the newest (spiffy) presentation of Google’s Material Design language. Check it at the link.

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12.09.2016

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by armin

A visual companion by Fred Sirman to “Angels with Filthy Souls”, the gangster movie that plays within Home Alone. More about the mini gangster film here.

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12.08.2016

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by armin

Kind of surprised at myself that I didn’t know about this place: Letterform Archive in San Francisco, CA, has a “collection of 30,000 items related to lettering, typography, calligraphy, and graphic design spanning 2,000 years of history”. Will definitely visit next time I’m there.

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12.08.2016

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Graham Smith

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by armin

Artists for Education — a great initiative by Austin, TX, duo Brave the Woods — that aims to start a “movement bringing artists together to create free, beautiful, educational artwork for classrooms”. They welcome your support through Indiegogo.

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12.08.2016

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by armin

HTTP status errors and responses (i.e. 404 Not Found, when a page is missing) represented in dogs.

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12.08.2016

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Khoi Vinh

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by josh berta

An overview of book covers of Lady Chatterley’s Lover going back to its original publication date of 1928.

Love the lettering on this 1959 edition.

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12.07.2016

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by armin

Amazing pointillism skills applied to lettering by French artist Dess. (I would make the link go to his site but it’s needlessly complicated and obnoxious.)

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12.07.2016

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by armin

Illustrator Rohan Sharad Dahotre doodles over animal pictures.

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12.07.2016

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