• The COGRID-19 Project Is Growing

    by / December 17, 2020 /

    After a successful launch earlier this year in Philadelphia and the Bay Area, HUb is pleased to announce the addition of four new cities (Boston, Chicago, Kansas City, and Minneapolis) as part of its COGRID-19 project.

    COGRID-19 brings together 19 different artists/designers from a number of cities and asks each of them to design a panel representing their time in quarantine. The panels are assembled on [Read More]

  • Colle McVoy Brings Cheer, Hope & Goodwill

    by / December 17, 2020 /

    We couldn't love this more if we tried. Each year, Colle McVoy creates a special something to thank and bring joy to their employees, clients, partners, and friends. This year, the bringing joy part was a bit of a challenge. But Colle McVoy would rather light a candle than curse the darkness.

    This spirit is what influenced the creation of [Read More]

  • New Work. Same Great Brent.

    by / November 17, 2020 /

    Haroldson Art & Design is super excited to share the new brand identity and website for one of their favorite illustrators and friends of their studio, Brent Schoonover. Brent is an illustrator who does a wide range of work, from comics to editorial to beer packaging, and more. Haroldson Art & Design wanted to pack as much of Brent's personality and love of monster movies, pro wrestling, and pop c[Read More]

  • Event Alert: Posters for Parks 2020

    by / October 6, 2020 /

    POSTERS for PARKS is an annual show featuring limited-edition posters created by local artists and designers who are inspired by Minneapolis parks. 50% of all profits from the show are donated to protect and preserve the award-winning Minneapolis park system, with the other 50% going directly to the artists. POSTERS for PARKS is a joint venture of [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]

  • Call for Artists: Apply for Posters for Parks 2020 by Wednesday

    by / June 23, 2020 /

    Posters for Parks is a one-night, pop-up gallery featuring limited-edition posters inspired by Minneapolis parks. Since 2016, the show has generated more than $25,000 to support the community-driven projects and programs of People for Parks. Applications close this Wednesday, June 24. Ready to apply

    For some artists, the cost to print posters can be a barrier to participating. Posters for Parks aims to be a place where everyone is we[Read More]

  • Posters for Parks 2020: Call for Artists

    by / May 28, 2020 /

    Even in the midst of uncertainty, life goes on – and so will the Posters for Parks show.
    Thanks to a global pandemic, this year’s show will almost certainly be different than in years past. How? We don’t know yet. We do know that the show, featuring posters inspired by Minneapolis parks, will take place in late September or early October – ideally with a gallery space that can be safely visited (as allowed) by those who wish to do so, but also with [Read More]