• Planned Parenthood North Central States Releases New Campaign

    by / September 22, 2021 /

    "This space is for you," targets Gen Z to demonstrate Planned Parenthood's commitment and dedication to making all clients— regardless of race, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic status—feel safe and have a space for them at Planned Parenthood.

    Planned Parenthood partnered with Minneapolis-based nonprofit, The BrandLab, and creative agency, KNOCK, inc., for the full execution of the campaign. The BrandLab exi[Read More]

  • Greater Than, A New Graphic Design Portfolio Service, Launches!

    by / September 15, 2021 /

    A new graphic design-focused portfolio-building platform, Greater Than, was just recently launched by Minneapolis-based designer, illustrator, and educator Hannah Edwards.

    Whether clients are job hunting, applying to graduate school, or struggling to define their style, Greater Than can help add competitive edge to their books either in person or remotely.

    Services extend from the organization and presentation of existing work to revising select pieces or adding entirely new o[Read More]

  • Job Alert: Hunt Adkins Seeks Production Designer

    by / September 13, 2021 /

    Is bad kerning your visual nails-on-a-chalkboard? Do extra spaces drive you bonkers? Do you instinctively QA websites and critique menu layouts? And how about that color that seems a little off? Or that extra pixel on the right?

    The good people at Hunt Adkins are seeking an experienced Production Designer with a discerning eye for detail, an instinct for interpreting brand standards, and a savvy command of print + digital tools in Adobe Creative Cloud. That, and well, a whole lot more[Read More]

  • Job Alert: Latitude Seeks Designer

    by / September 12, 2021 /

    As a designer at Latitude, it's your objective to transform a project into something new, innovative, and on point for your client partner. You instinctively take research and insights to understand the soul of a brand, formulate your design and bring it to life in multiple channels. You bring extra ideas with energy — an energy that others can feel — because you are stoked to see your work create culture or be a part of culture. You are proud to see your work out in the wild.

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  • The Same, But Different: ARTCRANK Returns to Minneapolis for First Pop-Up Show Since 2018

    by / September 12, 2021 /

    How do you plan a bike poster show during a pandemic? The short answer is that you do the best you can to be ready for anything, and you make peace with changing your plans. A lot.

    More than 18 months after its original scheduled date, ARTCRANK Minneapolis will take place on Saturday, September 25 at Fulton Brewing in Northeast Minneapolis. The traditionally annual show of bike-inspired poster art will make its first local appearance since 2018 as part of a day chock full of happening[Read More]

  • Griffin Archer Is Making A Splash

    by / August 25, 2021 /

    It’s the advertising jingle you know you know. In fact, you can probably sing the words. You might even call it an “earworm,” since you can’t get it out of your head.

    Having been in business for 76 years, Eagan, Minn.-based Factory Motor Parts (FMP) knows the power of a jingle, which were once among the most common types of advertising.

    In fact, the recognizable, long-running musical ditty that accompanied its SPLASH brand of windshield washer fluid was heard on radi[Read More]

  • Minneapolis Launch of Forge Volume Design Practice by CBX agency

    by / August 24, 2021 /

    Brand design agency CBX has launched a new adaptive, high-volume design offering, Forge, a methodology and team of design experts that create product packaging scaled across thousands of product SKUS and dozens of product categories for retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers.

    The launch of CBX’s Forge service acknowledges that many clients now have complex portfolios with multiple product tiers, segments and pack types. Forge was born out of CBX’s experience wit[Read More]