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2020-06-27 8:22:33 AM  
10 votes:

Hector_Lemans: That was "designed" by someone? No offense to this guy but that seems like something about 20 different t-shirt makers could have thought of independently.


Maybe now that it's such a common meme, but it was original then.
 
2020-06-27 8:16:08 AM  
5 votes:
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2020-06-27 8:33:35 AM  
4 votes:

Parthenogenetic: I assumed the headline meant the Federal Government had cut off all funding to NY City and/or state over some perceived slight to the President.

I hate what this timeline has done to me.


I thought either that or their 'rona death rate had started to spike again.
 
2020-06-27 8:32:36 AM  
3 votes:
I assumed the headline meant the Federal Government had cut off all funding to NY City and/or state over some perceived slight to the President.

I hate what this timeline has done to me.
 
2020-06-27 9:30:38 AM  
3 votes:

Hector_Lemans: That was "designed" by someone? No offense to this guy but that seems like something about 20 different t-shirt makers could have thought of independently.


The best design has always been something that becomes so ingrained and iconic, and usually so simple, that people years later say " pssh, I could have done that."

So yeah, someone "designed" that.
 
2020-06-27 10:25:43 AM  
3 votes:
91 and out with a quick stroke. That's a good life.
 
2020-06-27 8:18:21 AM  
2 votes:
That was "designed" by someone? No offense to this guy but that seems like something about 20 different t-shirt makers could have thought of independently.
 
2020-06-27 8:41:39 AM  
2 votes:
I ♠ Milton Glaser
 
2020-06-27 8:48:22 AM  
2 votes:

Hector_Lemans: That was "designed" by someone? No offense to this guy but that seems like something about 20 different t-shirt makers could have thought of independently.


He would agree with you.
Glaser later said he was "flabbergasted by what happened to this little, simple nothing of an idea".
 
2020-06-27 11:00:53 AM  
2 votes:

swankywanky: Hector_Lemans: That was "designed" by someone? No offense to this guy but that seems like something about 20 different t-shirt makers could have thought of independently.

The best design has always been something that becomes so ingrained and iconic, and usually so simple, that people years later say " pssh, I could have done that."

So yeah, someone "designed" that.


Original ideas, especially ones as simple as this that just 'click' and endure the test of time, are incredibly rare.

Hell, anyone could have thought of sliced bread... so why the hell didn't they?

/Not where I expected the article to lead
//Was expecting more cries of 'Bring out yer dead!'
 
2020-06-27 8:17:05 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-06-27 8:47:52 AM  
1 vote:

Lars The Canadian Viking: Hector_Lemans: That was "designed" by someone? No offense to this guy but that seems like something about 20 different t-shirt makers could have thought of independently.

Maybe now that it's such a common meme, but it was original then.


This was in 1977, more than 40 years ago, an idea has to start somewhere.
 
2020-06-27 9:35:43 AM  
1 vote:
When I was very young, the scrubbing bubble image inspired me to be a graphic artist.

The schoolhouse rock cartoon of the girl slipping on her I ❤ NY sweatshirt and going for a run (Do the Circulation) inspired me to be a runner.

Icons from my youth that shaped my life. RIPMG.
 
2020-06-27 10:35:12 AM  
1 vote:

Animatronik: What with the police standing down and the virus,

NYC is looking more like 1980 than 2020.


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