Archive for October, 2012
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Todd Thyberg’s Graphic Novel Fueled by Love for Old + New

The Airship is science fiction story and first in a planned trilogy of graphic novels that will be designed, illustrated and printed by Thyberg of Angel Bomb Design + Letterpress in MPLS. A labor of love you cannot miss and a book you simply must have: "I had to resort to printing it by hand on a Vandercook 219 proof press. Since it was printed on a cylinder ...

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Paper Pumpkins and Other Scary Possibilities on Neenah Paper

Another season of paper possibilities. Donovan Beery looks at the latest and greatest of Halloween card designs on Neenah Paper. Take a peek — if you dare.

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Design Camp: Heads of State Imaginary Business Cards

(In case you’re wondering – I drew this squirrel to signify the last day of AIGA Minnesota‘s Design Camp simply because these pesky little critters literally over-ran our campgrounds this weekend. And they’re just friggin’ cute.) Well, as that incredibly observant person once said – “All good things must come to an end.” ...

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Design Camp: Studio on Fire and Paper Puppets

I really wasn’t planning on drawing an owl for my third Design Camp post illustration. In fact, I was actually thinking of doing something more along the lines of a loon or a squirrel. But last night I got this urgent request from Alec Rutgers (@Cdianshield) via twitter: @benlueders @NeenahPaper Can I request for the next daily […]

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Design Camp: Paula Scher and Eric Madsen Inspire

Apparently the “Walleye” is Minnesota’s state fish. There’s even a painting of one hanging in my cabin here at Design Camp. Hence I sketched a rough Walleye to signify Day 1 of AIGA Minnesota’s wonderful design conference. (Not sure I was really even aware of the whole “State Fish” thing. I have heard that Minnesota’s ...

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Design Camp Through My Eyes

Just as there’s more to Nebraska than corn and beef, I’m sure there’s more to the state of Minnesota than simply lakes and mooses (meese?). Nevertheless, I still thought it’d be fun to draw a moose to represent day zero of AIGA Minnesota’s amazing event: Design Camp. After driving 5.5 hrs from Omaha to Minneapolis […]

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Struck Writer Strikes Gold?

Never underestimate the creative ability of the writers (or "content provider") in your agency or firm. Dane Rahlf of STRUCK struck gold with a paper clock that won top honors at a contest sponsored by xpedx Salt Lake and Neenah Paper. From all the loyal paper fans who use fine writing paper as the canvas for beautiful and effective language, we say: Write ...

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