• Introducing a New Micro-Short Series, “BraveHurts” from MAKE Originals

    by / September 20, 2023 /

    "BraveHurts" is a medieval fantasy series featuring the bravest of himbos who will do anything, and risk it all for the chance to hold onto something they can't have. Dumb. Star-crossed. Morons.

    Hear ye, hear ye! MAKE Originals is excited to roll out their latest micro-short series, "BraveHurts." Inspired by classic medieval tropes and fairytales, these are the stories that didn't quite make it into that storybook of yore. Conceptualized by Josh Schneider, "BraveHurts" was designed in[Read More]

  • Remembering Miranda Moss, a Twin Cities Entrepreneur and Brand-Building Agency Pioneer

    by / September 20, 2023 /

    In 1979, Miranda Moss and her partners (Peter Seitz and Hideki Yamamoto) founded Seitz Yamamoto Moss (SYM), a new type of creative agency in the Twin Cities focused on the growing field of brand identity development -- the specific design and messaging an organization uses (logo, color scheme, typography, voice, tone, packaging) to distinguish itself from its competitors. 

    Over the next 30 years, the award-winning agenc[Read More]

  • MONO Announces Co-Heads of Strategy

    by / September 19, 2023 /

    MONO, a design-driven advertising and branding agency that creates and elevates brands with its unique blend of strategy and creativity, has announced the promotions of Sin Liu and Madeline Sanchez to Co-Heads of Strategy. In their new roles, they will jointly lead the strategy department, leveraging culture, insights, and data across MONO’s list of clients, including Sherwin-Williams, Molson Coors, The American Red Cross, Bumble, and RYTHM Cannabis.

    Before stepping up her role to C[Read More]

  • Innovative NARCAN® Naloxone Nasal Spray Campaign Addresses Minneapolis Opioid Crisis

    by / September 15, 2023 /

    SixSpeed and Southside Harm Reduction Services Introduce "Little Free Reviveries" to Promote Community Health

    SixSpeed, a creative marketing agency that makes brands impossible to imitate, is proud to announce Little Free Revivery, a groundbreaking initiative with the esteemed nonprofit Southside Harm Reduction Services. The community-centric campaign is designed to address the pressing opioid epidemic with access to free NARCAN® naloxon[Read More]

  • HORMEL® Pepperoni Opens First-of-its-Kind Online Shop to Help Fans Gear Up for National Pepperoni Pizza Day

    by / September 13, 2023 /

    For the next week, America’s No. 1 pepperoni brand* is partnering with TV personality Adam Richman and giving pepperoni fans the opportunity to purchase daily drops of extremely limited pepperoni pizza-inspired products, from vehicle rims to mystery boxes 

    HORMEL® Pepperoni, America’s No. 1 pepperoni brand,* is stepping up to celebrate National Pepperoni Pizza Day on Sept. 20 with the opening of a one-o[Read More]

  • Save the Date: Posters for Parks

    by / September 13, 2023 /

    It's almost time, folks. Event registration is now open for the 8th annual Posters for Parks show on Saturday, October 14, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Minnehaha Park Pavilion! See more than 40 original, limited-edition prints inspired by Minneapolis Parks.

    50% of your purchase goes to the artists, while the rest supports the Minneapolis Park Foundation’s People for Parks Fund. 

    Following the in-person show, all remaining posters will go on sale beginning Monday, Octob[Read More]

  • CLUTCH Recognized Both Locally and Nationally for Rapid Growth

    by / September 13, 2023 /

    Minneapolis Firm Once Again Named to Inc. Magazine 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies, While Also Joining Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Fast 50

    Combining creativity and business acumen for clients on a daily basis has once again landed CLUTCH, a hybrid consultancy-agency based in Minneapolis, with honors on both the local and national level in recognition of its rapid growth.

    The Minneapolis firm was named to the Inc. Magazine 50[Read More]