Archive for June, 2013
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Down to the last day at HOW!

We’re down to the last day at HOW Design Live, and there is a reason this is the biggest design event of the year. First, big thanks to Against The Grain’s Matt Porter for letting me help him with the conference updates again this year (photo of us above). And also, thanks to the great […]

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Der Vonglitschtkarator Is Out of His Cage!!

You have to open this link just to see Von Glitschka ("Der Vonster") is this costume. It is its own rewards. You can meet him (not sure if he will be in this hirsute bunny wrap) at 1 pm today inside Swag Hall at the HOW Deisgn Live Conference. Bring your own carrots. He is not sharing his.

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A trip through the convention space at HOW.

The convention space at HOW Design Live sets it apart from any of the other design conferences I have attended. Not only in the number of vendors showing their wares (and there are many), but in the amount of time and effort the vendors put into their promotions. Matt’s been doing a great job on […]

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06
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James Victore: Let Go Kitty

James Victore has come to San Francisco today to share his New Age LET GO KITTY philosophy with his LET GO KITTY poster at the Neenah booth inside Swag Hall at HOW Design Live. This softer, philosophical Victore could be a revelation to the many who know him more to be the foul mouth, machine gun fast, shock jock of American Design. Think Yanni not Howard Stern. ...

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3,000 Designers in San Francisco For a Week? Yes, Please.

As we await the kick-off to HOW Design Live tonight, there is a lot of activity going on in the convention space – booths being set-up, boxes unpacked, and paper samples being set out by the crateful. But as everyone who has been to HOW before (or any great conference for that matter) knows, the […]

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06
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Earl Gee: Fan of Ferry Food

Earl Gee will sign posters at Neehah's HOW exhibit booth from 5-6 pm on Monday June 24. This is a great souvenir poster from a dude who knows where the best eats in town are. The Ferry Building! Foodie Mecca! We urge everyone to drop by and meet the poster designers face to face and get a signed copy for their collection. Ron Chan, James Victore, Earl Gee, ...

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Joshua Chen Lives in SF: Craftsman and Wolves!

Want to take home a cool poster signed by the artist while trawling for chum in the HOW Design Live Exhibitor's Market? Just look for the big beautiful Neenah booth just inside the main entry to EXHIBIT HALL inside the cavernous Moscone Center WEST at Fourth and Howard Streets. San Francisco resident, Josh Chen, will be there. But read this if you want some ...

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Ron Chan Was Born in SF: Listen to Him

Ron Chan says he cannot believe he let us talk him into designing a poster for HOW Design Live with all he has going on, but we knew he was a soft touch when it came to bragging about his home town. Look for Ron and others at the Neenah booth on Monday and Tues. Check back with the blog for the signers' schedule. Here we get tips on what to see and do in 'Frisco ...

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The Real Thing: National Stationery Show Delivers

Our favorite Old New Borrowed Blue columnist Abbey Fowler of 6.25 Paper Studio in Grand Rapids, MI reports on the National Stationery Show, a paradise of ideas, options and innovations featuring the finest writing papers in the world and some of the most dedicated and talented designers and printers who use it. The show is huge: let her lead you through some ...

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