What do designers do when they aren’t sure how to start? That is the question, until … Eureka!! The question is the answer.
Here are dozens of images that trace the history of the question mark throughout design history, ending with the exclamation point.
See, for example:
I even used the motif for the book jacket of Karl Jaspers’ The Question of Guilt.
At least I am in good company:
The full slideshow on Flickr is below:
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The Story of O: How designers use the letter O as a design motif
Why I Became an Artist: Pictures of artists drawing their models
Books on Books: Using pictures of books to sell books
Beauty and the Beast: The evolution of a classic pose
George W. Bush, Advertising Star: When companies use our president to sell stuff
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