Graphic Design Paradoxes

March 24th, 2011 No Comments

Tobias Bergdahl has put together 12 designs based on Adrian Shaughnessy’s “12 paradoxes of graphic design.” Have a look here. Adrian Shaugnhnessy is a graphic designer and writer based in London. In 1989 he co-founded the design company Intro. Today he runs ShaughnessyWorks, a consultancy combining design and editorial direction. Found via Quipsologies.

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Typography Joke

March 23rd, 2010 1 Comment

This is one of the better ones I’ve ever seen or heard: via

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Christopher Doyle™ Identity Guidelines

June 26th, 2009 4 Comments

Sydney based designer Christopher Doyle has created an Identity Guideline manual for himself. He pokes fun at the typically dry and demanding yet essential documents that define brands. My favorite page is the incorrect usage of “tucking and tying.” via @issue

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Typographunnies

September 24th, 2008 4 Comments

Typographunnies is a website dedicated to user submitted, and voted upon, jokes based upon typography. Wow! It’s filled with pretty bad puns, but I cracked a smile on a few and even laughed pretty hard once or twice. If you’re a typographer, graphic designer, web designer, or deal with type on a daily basis in [...]

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ODG (Original Design Gangsta)

September 10th, 2008 2 Comments

Check out this design-core rap song and video from illustrator Kyle T. Webster, the Original Design Gangsta.

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