• Submissions for The Show Close January 24

    by / January 21, 2020 /

    Submissions for The Show from the Advertising Federation of Minnesota (AdFed) close on Jan 24. 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]

  • John Randle’s Center for Trash-Talking Awareness and Self-Healing Now Open, Thanks to Sleep Number

    by / January 18, 2020 /

    In a new integrated campaign, NFL Hall-of-Famer John Randle is transformed by a good night’s rest on his Sleep Number 360 smart bed. As a defensive lineman, John was known for his relentless trash-talking and aggressive style of play. The new campaign lightheartedly shows how Randle, thanks to Sleep Number, is a changed man – ready to help others on their journey to health and self-improvement.

    Sleep Number is the Official Health + Wellness partner of the NF[Read More]

  • Kick Creates Dairy Brand For Minnesota Finnish Dairy Farmer With 10 Kids

    by / January 18, 2020 /

    Minneapolis branding + design agency, Kick, created the new Ten FinnsTM Creamery brand for Minnesota’s first A2 only dairy herd and creamery, which launched their first product in December 2019.

    A dairy farm with a mission
    Joel and Amanda Hendrickson are 5th generation Finnish dairy farmers in Menagha, MN. Their ten kids, Zach, Maddie, Julia, Lucy, Lily, Maria, Lane, Nora, Finn and Emma, were the inspiration behind the Ten Finns brand. Their farm i[Read More]

  • There Are No Cats On Mortarr

    by / January 18, 2020 /

    The team at Mortarr has a small media budget and an even smaller production budget. Enter YouTube preroll ads.

    Now imagine for a moment that you're an interior designer (you can be a successful, good looking one if you'd like, it's your imagination remember) working on your latest commercial project for a corporate office. You're a bit tired of comparing paint samples and suddenly you get an email from a coworker with a link to what looks like, ah yes it is, a link, a YouTube video. Y[Read More]

  • Passion Projects Pave The Way For Creative Content Studio Pegboard

    by / January 13, 2020 /

    Pegboard began as a collaborative creative space founded by photographer Lauren Krysti and creative director Melanie Haroldson. The duo has found that their flexible format and significant shared experience perfectly complements their clients’ evolving needs for digital creative content. Pegboard’s clients range from well-established companies like Illume Fragrance Co. and Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwiches to up-and-coming brands such as Aunt Fannies and Odele Beauty. 

    Together[Read More]

  • Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota Debuts New In-Store Concept by Solve

    by / January 7, 2020 /

    Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) just debuted a new in-store signage package designed to illuminate its mission. The bold new concepts were created by local design and advertising firm, Solve, in an effort to help customers understand that Goodwill is more than a thrift store.

    After 100 years of successful service in the Twin Cities and being top-ranked in the world brand index, GESMN still faces a branding challenge. While awareness of Goodwill stores is high, understanding of[Read More]

  • Job Alert: Planet Propaganda Seeks Sr. Art Director

    by / December 17, 2019 /

    Our Wisconsin friends at Planet Propaganda are seeking an energetic, collaborative thinker to join their team in Madison. You’ve got strong conceptual skills and the desire to push solid strategy into truly unexpected places. Your passion for advertising is backed by a design sensibility and an interest in communication that transcends any particular medium: from simplistic banners to in-depth omnichannel campaigns. Integrated, expandable, evocative ideas carry the day here. [Read More]