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AIGA Minnesota Design Camp 2015
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A Bonfire, Double-Sided Posters, and Custom Sketchbooks at Design Camp

AIGA Minnesota once again had a great event in Design Camp. Having everybody at least two hours from their homes, and no city to disperse into after the speakers are out for the day, creates a more intimate conference experience than most. There was also some pretty solid items for people to take home. Double-sided 18″ […]

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AIGA Design Camp
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Beautiful Views and Letterpress at Camp

AIGA Minnesota’s Design Camp is about halfway complete, and once again it has not disappointed. When the view from the cafeteria at Madden’s on Gull Lake looks like the above photo I took at dinner, it’s really hard not to be a in good mood. The first night started off with a cocktail hour just […]

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Design Camp 2015
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Design Camp, Thrift Store Stories, and Karaoke

AIGA Minnesota’s Design Camp is one of the best design conferences of the year – location, people, speakers and breakout sessions to rival any others, but the swag bags at registration this year – the best I have ever received. A deck of cards, drink ticket, chapstick, and a sweatshirt instead of the typical t-shirt […]

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Skål! Scandinavian Spirits Exhibition in Iowa

Skål! Scandinavian Design & Spirit Traditions Inspire Print Designs Museum exhibitions can make for great print design. A designer can play with interesting content, cool artifacts , a good, ready-made story, and (usually) a client who values smart, effective art and design. The Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa, is one such client.  This delightful ...

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Paper People Unite

Feel It, Show It, Express It: On Paper The National Stationery Show Opened Sunday, May 17 The Javits Center in New York City is now teeming with paper people—designers, buyers, manufacturers, attendees, and exhibitors at National Stationery Show, May 17–20. It’s a design-driven annual event that attracts over 11,000 visitors. This year, two independent ...

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HOW Chicago: How Sweet It Was

If you weren't at the HOW Conference in Chicago, here's what you missed: "Whew! What a whirlwind. As I travel home by train from the HOW Conference in Chicago, I'm exhausted, inspired, and energized by what I saw and heard. For a conference that's now in it's 25th year, it isn't tired or trite. In fact, it's one of the best HOW Conferences I've been to (and ...

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HOW Design LIVE 2015
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Ken Lo, Deep Dish Pizza, and Happy Birthday Hats at HOW

I may have only spent three days at HOW Design Live in Chicago (they had a full five days of programming), but my third day was just as eventful as the first two. There are always a lot of mixed emotions on returning to Omaha for me – and part of it is that it […]

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HOW Design LIVE 2015
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More Posters, DDC, and Biking for Water at HOW

You can definitely feel the energy at this year’s HOW Design Live in Chicago. I didn’t need to know that over 4,000 creatives are here to tell that it was packed – the fact that I’m writing this in a large room just outside of the speaker set up with video feed for overflow should […]

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HOW Design LIVE Chicago - 2015
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Astrobrights® Chicago Dogs, Genghis Kern Cards, and a Speakeasy at HOW

I got about three blocks from the hotel and conference center yesterday when it hit me – all of the events from the last time HOW was in Chicago four years ago – and it was at that moment when I was truly excited to be back at HOW.

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Von Glitschka Loves You 2 Death

Von Glitschka will be signing his latest poster on Neenah Paper at HOW Design Live Chicago. Go to Neenah's booth in the exhibition hall (Booth #413) on May 6, 2015, 3 pm 'til 4 pm. His poster is 18 x 24 and printed on ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers. Says the Thug Bunny, "I’ll also have some other prints of mine I’ll be selling as well and signing." Get in/on line ...

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