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Links from the Week, Oct 1-5

A few headlines and pieces that made it onto my reading list this week, hope you enjoy. I’m a bit behind on my reading, so you may notice some links are from weeks prior.

The Viral Kava-Nope Poster by Tracie Ching → (artnet News)
Despite the bleak news of Brett Kavanaugh’s likely confirmation to the US Supreme Court, I’m proud to see our community standing up once again to speak out against injustice.

“Why Do All New Fashion Logos Look the Same?” → (Hypebeast)
Fashion houses around the globe seem to be ditching their sans-serif brand markings for a more paired down aesthetic.

What’s the Deal With These Pop-Up Museums → (New York Times)
I went to the Museum of Ice Cream when it came through San Francisco and that was enough for me. A look into the “The Existential Void of the Pop-Up ‘Experience’”.

Pentagram x Saturday Night Live → (Fonts In Use)
If you watched the season premier of Saturday Night Live this past weekend you may have noticed a new opening title sequence, designed by Emily Olberman and her team at Pentagram.

The VW Beatle is No Longer → (Wall Street Journal)
A look back at the Volkswagen Beatle’s 80-year history.