• Job Alert: Friends & Neighbors Seeks Designer

    by / July 23, 2021 /

    The creative team at F&N dreams up big ideas to solve big brand challenges for their clients. You'll think in big picture ideas vs. channels, knowing that great creative needs to wow consumers across all touchpoints. You're an expert communicator and storyteller in presenting brilliant ideas to clients and other agency partners. You're collaborative and proactive in seeking feedback and input and are thoughtful in communicating your point of view. You're passionate about your work and see[Read More]

  • Billboards Call for Racial Equality

    by / June 30, 2021 /

    These are not your average billboards hawking cell phone service. Instead, the 30 new billboards across the Twin Cities feature thought-provoking art by two local Black artists/activists. Made possible by a grant from the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, the billboards aim to bring art to our streets and highways while promoting the call for racial justice. One artistic design on 30 boards.

    Who are the artists and what does their artwork convey?

    The arti[Read More]

  • Job Alert: Modern Impact Seeks Sr. Digital Designer

    by / June 21, 2021 /

    Modern Impact is looking for an experienced senior digital designer to join its growing team. A senior digital designer is a professional who can plan, create, and communicate beautiful, usable, and effective designs for all modern interfaces and touchpoints. This candidate is passionate about all aspects of the digital space that understands how to translate business problems into strong interactive solutions. If you can manage multiple priorities within a fast-paced environment to deliver o[Read More]

  • Swim Creative Welcomes Ann Brennan to Their Team

    by / June 17, 2021 /

    Swim Creative, a branding, interactive and advertising firm, is proud to announce their most recent addition of Graphic Designer Ann Brennan to their team.

    Ann joins with a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Minnesota Duluth and an aesthetic born from a background of growing up all around the United States as the middle child of 6 girls. All of this, but especially the first part, prepared her well for her new career at Swim.

    Growing up, her choice of m[Read More]

  • Posters for Parks 2021: Call for Artists is Open

    by / June 14, 2021 /

    Posters for Parks is an annual show featuring limited-edition posters inspired by Minneapolis Parks. The event is a joint venture of LoveMplsParks and the Minneapolis Parks Foundation to benefit our award-winning park system.

    The call for artists, designers, and illustrators for the 6th annual poster show is now open.

    If you’re interested in participating, just apply by Wednesday, June 23. All they need[Read More]

  • Celebrate 40 Years of International Films in the Twin Cities

    by / May 20, 2021 /

    The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) has returned for its 40th year, and to promote the milestone year, they tapped KNOCK to create the "Your Scene" campaign.

    MSPIFF wanted to celebrate this year's new beginnings along with recognizing that 40 years of international film festivals is an incredible milestone.

    The campaign created a flexible way to talk about genres, plot points, or hosted talks. It really extends the conversation for this in-person &[Read More]

  • Weisman Art Museum Presents Just Yesterday, an Outdoor Art Installation Highlighting Racial Injustice in Our Recent Past

    by / May 20, 2021 /

    Just Yesterday was conceived as part of an initiative by Minneapolis advertising agency Solve

    This summer, Weisman Art Museum presents a new public art installation, Just Yesterday. The 60-foot wraparound mural will be on prominent display over the summer along the exterior façade of the museum at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. The installation launched May 17th and will be on view until October 1, 2021. In addition to the installation, a s[Read More]

  • Hiway Credit Union Wins Top National Honors at CUNA Marketing Diamond Awards for Logo Designed by Swim Creative

    by / May 12, 2021 /

    St. Paul-Based Credit Union Awarded Category’s Best for Logo Design; Also Earns Honors for Overall Rebranding and Identity

    Hiway Credit Union was recently awarded Category’s Best for Logo Design as well as honors in Overall Rebranding and Identity at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing Diamond Awards. 

    The CUNA Marketing Diamond Awards competition is the most prestigious awards competition in the [Read More]