Archive for March, 2012
sukis
03
26
3

The Kickstarter Diaries, Pt. 1: How 3 Design Projects are Chasing Dreams (and Funding)

Michelle Taute filed this great report for the week. Please check out her post of Kickstarter projects by designers. An excerpt: "We don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that designers qualify as power Kickstarter users. Last year Frank Chimero grabbed blog headlines all over the Internet when he raised more than $100,000 to create a design book. And ...

Read the Article
03
19
0

Mash-Up New Orleans: My Old Port Home

NOLA style and culture is drawn from many passionate bloodlines. Thus, everyone lays claim to it...from new blood to old blood. Nancy Sharon Collins writes eloquently of her adopted home: "New Orleans was and is a transient place; to some, as fleeting a dreamlike experience as the old-time movie musical city of Brigadoon. Compared to some 40% of the traditionalists ...

Read the Article
DavidNiddrie-9470
03
12
0

ArtCrank and Neenah: 3/14 at CoCo MPLS

Come have a donut at Coco MPLS... on Neenah..." ...A couple months ago, we noticed that our friends at Neenah Paper were less than 100 followers away from cracking the 9,000 plateau on Twitter, while we were similarly close to 10,000. So we proposed a friendly wager: If Neenah hits 9,000 before we hit 10,000, we’ll buy you drinks — cocktails being the standard ...

Read the Article
Contest_Joshua_Blog
03
07
0

A Timely Contest: Haute Papier Save-the-Date Giveaway

Brides and grooms! Listen up! Haute Papier of Georgetown offers a contest prize that will get you to the church on time. Read all about it. Mais oui!

Read the Article
1
03
06
0

What Happens in Vegas…Becomes a Roadshow?

OK. Admittedly, a letter press event is not the first thing you think of when you dream oVegas frivolity. Well! If you are a designer or print maker who lives there, maybe it is! This Valentine letter press print making event last month proved conclusively that there is more to Vegas than One Hundred Buck Manilow Concerts or Three Buck Ribeye Plates!

Read the Article
03
02
1

A Problem of Vermin Proportion?

One man's rat is another man's lovable good luck charm. Donovan Beery discusses his delightful "Vermin" problem and tells you how you can have one too.

Read the Article