• Gasket Studios Launches New Spanish Immersion School

    by / September 28, 2020 /

    From the folks at Gasket:

    With Spanish Heritage Month in full swing, we're so excited and proud to show you the fantastic work our team did with Alma Flor Ada Spanish Immersion Early Learning Academy in Woodbury.

    We are not often asked to help a brand-new Spanish Immersion School develop its entire marketing campaign to support enrollment and its grand opening. Tasked with developing their logo and brand guide, overall site map and design of their website, and des[Read More]

  • Design Camp Turns 40

    by / September 10, 2020 /


    Since 1980 design icons have come together in the North.

    The first Design Camp, organized by the Minnesota Graphic Design Association (MGDA, later AIGA Minnesota), took place in 1980 at Lutsen Resort on the North Shore of Lake Superior. In the decades since, moving from Lutsen to Grand View Lodge outside Brainerd and to its current home at Madden’s on Gull Lake, Design Camp has presented[Read More]

  • Carmichael Lynch Squares One Up for Minnesota Twins 2020 Campaign

    by / September 1, 2020 /

    Despite the COVID-19 cloud hanging over the 2020 season, it’s still a big year for the Minnesota Twins. Carmichael Lynch's latest campaign work is just as tasty–if not tastier—than last season's work.

    The broadcast spots and ambient creative elements posted around the stadium build on 2019’s design-centric campaign and reflect the energy and opportunity of the team that became known as the #BombaSquad.

    “No Hay” plays off a hashtag #NoHayDescanso, or there is no res[Read More]

  • Calyxt | The Power and Possibilities of Plants

    by / March 23, 2020 /

    From the desks of CRASH+SUES...

    Calyxt came to us to help them craft a video that clarified who they were and embodied their commitment to creating healthier food. Cutting-edge agronomy practices can be a lot to wrap your head around, so we needed to put on our thinking caps to explain the technical details in an informal way.

    Calyxt is a plant-based technology company focused on delivering products with wellness and sustainability benefits.

    They have created a way to [Read More]

  • The Show Is Tonight

    by / February 28, 2020 /

    Welcome to The Show 2020!

    Wait…what is The Show 2020?
    It is where, for a few short hours, advertising paints the insensate Escherian madhouse that is our universe with a thin coat of meaning and purpose.
    Also people drink beer.

    The doors will be thrown open at 7 p.m. All will be seated in the auditorium, rapturously awaiting the announcement of the gold winners, at 9 p.m. This award ceremony has celebrated our community’s achievements in crea[Read More]

  • Volt Studios Partners With HandsOn Twin Cities

    by / December 19, 2019 /

    VOLT Studios recently had the honor of working with HandsOn Twin Cities for their 2019 Be The Change Gala.

    HandsOn Twin Cities is the Twin Cities only full-service volunteer center that both promotes and facilitates volunteerism while improving the community’s ability to create more impact with the time generously given by volunteers. They work with all types of volunteers, companies, and nonprofit affiliates to ensure that every hour spent in the community is valuable.

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  • Submissions for The Show are Open

    by / December 2, 2019 /

    The Advertising Federation of Minnesota (AdFed) has opened submissions for The Show. The Show is an annual event to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. Categories of this year’s Show are: Sales Promotion; Direct Marketing; Magazine Advertising; Newspaper Advertising; Ambient Media; Out-of-home; Websites; Social Media; Apps, Games and Virtual Reality; Blog Digital Publications; Radio Advertising; Television Advertising; Cinema Advertisi[Read More]