• Tickets for AdFed’s The Show Now on Sale

    by / February 18, 2021 /

    A new virtual spin on the classic event mixes virtual and physical elements for an event like never before.

    AdFed’s The Show is back for 2021 in a whole new format – an immersive virtual experience. It's THE SHOW 2021: because nothing on earth can quench the creative need for praise. This award ceremony has celebrated Minnesota’s advertising community’s achievements in creativity for almost a century. [Read More]

  • How Will You Celebrate National Poop Day Feb. 8?

    by / January 26, 2021 /

    Local friends launch ‘Cacamamie’— the sh*t game for a sh*t year — just in time

    How do you find joy and have fun when the sh*t’s hitting the fan everywhere you look? You have a laugh! A new card game — Cacamamie: The #2 Game in America — created by two Twin Cities friends and entrepreneurs, launches in Twin Cities retailers including Mischief Toy, Games by James and Down in the Valley, and [Read More]

  • 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]