• 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]

  • Job Alert: Cambria Seeks Sr. Art Director/ACD

    by / May 28, 2020 /

    As a digital-minded Sr. Art Director, creative strategic thinking in web design creation, social media best practices, and email strategies are essential. This candidate is highly creative, motivated, an experienced leader and is not afraid to dig in and move pixels around. This person is part strategic thinker, part creative problem solver, strong collaborator and an all-around good person, who has a passion for design communication and user experience. 

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  • Doug Adkins, You’ll Be Missed

    by / May 27, 2020 /

    Yesterday, Hunt Adkins broke some incredibly heart-breaking news on Twitter. 

    This morning, the world unexpectedly lost a true genius, mentor and friend. To paraphrase one of Doug Adkins’ favorite authors: Silence is preferable to saying the something which is not everything that should be said. Today there are no words. We miss you, Doug.

    Doug was such a monumental influence on our community and beyond. He was a copywriter's copywriter. He was the kind of writer m[Read More]

  • AdFed Hosts Virtual Event in Celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month 

    by / May 26, 2020 /

    “Open Minds: An Honest Conversation about Mental Health in the Advertising industry” looks at mental health during COVID19 pandemic 

    The Advertising Federation of Minnesota (AdFed) hosts a new event to discuss the realities of mental health in the advertising industry, specifically during this COVID19 pandemic. The event, “Open Minds: An Honest Conversation about Mental Health in the Advertising Industr[Read More]

  • IN Food Marketing & Design Launches 10th Annual Click for LUNCH Campaign

    by / May 26, 2020 /

    With its 10th annual Click for LUNCH campaign, Minneapolis-based agency, IN Food Marketing & Design wants to exceed its goal of providing over 10,000 lunches for hungry kids this summer.

    During a normal summer, the hunger pangs start when school is out for an estimated 300,000 Minnesota kids who rely on their school’s subsidized meal program. This year, the problem may even be worse as parents struggle with COVID-19 related job loss.

    As an agency that specializes in food[Read More]

  • Current Resident Provides Some Creative Relief

    by / May 22, 2020 /

    Minneapolis production company and content studio, Current Resident, has taken to the battlefield in the war against losing-your-absolute-mind during the COVID19 pandemic. In the midst of the Twin Cities community spending more time at home than ever before, the studio wanted to provide a creative resource that would retaliate against mental and emotional solitude.

    Current Resident’s Quarantivities is a web page stuffed [Read More]

  • Clarity Hard Sparkling Water Taps Agency Squid for Brand Refresh

    by / May 22, 2020 /

    As the Agency of Record for Eel River brewing, America's first 100% certified organic brewery, Agency Squid was tasked with refreshing their hard seltzer brand. Having been rushed to market as “Craft Clarity” and launched around the same time as other hard sparkling waters like White Claw and Truly, Eel River Brewing wanted to take a step back and examine how to differentiate their product. Eel River Brewing used its knowledge and proprietary brew process to create a product that was clea[Read More]

  • Fast Horse Leads Heineken to Gold REGGIE Award

    by / May 22, 2020 /

    Fast Horse, a Minneapolis-based integrated creative agency, earned a Gold REGGIE Award from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) for a recent campaign promoting Heineken 0.0, an alcohol-free version of Heineken’s flagship beer. Just in time for Dry January, a trend that sees people give up alcohol for the first month of the year, Fast Horse and Heineken launched the January Dry Pack – an innovative 31-pack of alcohol-free Heineken 0.0. With a design reminiscent of an advent calen[Read More]