Posts Tagged ‘Paper’
Jay Fleck
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The Quintessential Chicago Style Dog

Hot Dog … NO KETCHUP! Jay Fleck is an illustrator/designer whose style ranges from whimsical to abstract. He thinks Chicago is the best city in the world, so was a natural fit when we asked him to create a piece for the Neenah Future Classic promotion. What inspired you to use a transit map and […]

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Why Does Anyone Care About Paper?
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Paper on the Walls Changed My Direction

WHY PAPER MATTERS: Designer, writer, journalist Donovan Beery reflects on how a fascination for posters during college led him to a life long love of paper and a career in design.

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Poster Backstory: Justin Ahrens — ARTCRANK Chicago 2014

  Justin Ahrens Puts a New Lid On The Great Emancipator Some people do their best thinking on a bicycle. And when Justin Ahrens rides, he thinks big. The best idea he’s ever had on a bike ride is Wheels4Water, a 1,000+ mile bike trip that helped raise more than $90,000 to provide access to clean […]

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Poster Backstory: Jennifer Kernica — ARTCRANK Chicago 2014

From Bolivia to Chicago, bikes bring everyone together in Jennifer Kernica’s poster. In Bolivia, in 2011, a family of five is riding together on a motorcycle, piled on top of each other and hanging on for dear life. Fast forward to 2014 in Chicago, where another family is riding around Lake Michigan in a single-file […]

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Detroit Historical Museum: The Streets of Old Detroit

At the Detroit Historical Museum, step back in time with a wood type press and a recreated 1840s environment. Reports Emily Potts, "If you’re in Detroit on Sept. 24 and 25, and want to see Ralph Rinaldi in action, DHM in collaboration with Wayne State University, Fine Arts and Art Education Departments, is hosting Detroit Print City, the Mid-America Print Council ...

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Poster Backstory: Hilary Clarcq — ARTCRANK Denver 2014

ArtCrank Poster Backstory: Hilary Clarcq's everyday adventures might range from solving intricate design problems to shredding a challenging slope on a bike or a board. But her approach is always the same: Find the perfect balance of curiosity and simplicity. Or, as she puts it, "Like childhood, but without the ignorance. So maybe we’d go riding in the Garden ...

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Poster Backstory: Alicia Mickes — ARTCRANK Seattle 2014

Enjoy the latest ARTCRANK update from Charles Youel: "From the earliest days of her childhood, Alicia Mickes was encouraged to try everything — and this freedom made creating fun. “Growing up I was always an artist. I loved crafting, comics and cartoons, often tried drawing my favorites such as Rainbow Bright, The ThunderCats, JEM, The Ren & Stimpy Show, ...

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Poster Backstory: Andre Martin — ARTCRANK Seattle 2014

Charles Youel offers another post about news from ARTCRANK Seattle. ARTCRANK® is a poster show about bicycles. Since 2007, ARTCRANK has staged more than 50 pop-up art shows featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters created by local artists and graphic designers in the U.S., the U.K. and France. Neenah Paper is teaming up with the show to highlight the work of ...

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Poster Backstory: Ryan Polich — ARTCRANK Seattle 2014

Charles Youel offers this latest news from ARTCRANK Seattle. ARTCRANK® is a poster show about bicycles. Since 2007, ARTCRANK has staged more than 50 pop-up art shows featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters created by local artists and graphic designers in the U.S., the U.K. and France. A longtime sponsor of ARTCRANK, Neenah Paper is teaming up with the show ...

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Poster Backstory: Allan Peters — Minneapolis 2014

Charles Youel of ARTCRANK delivers another installment on this year's poster series: "A creative director at Target, Allan Peters has made a name for himself designing everything from signage to motion and products for the retail giant, with a signature colorful, minimalist/pop art-inspired flair. “I love to find paper that amplifies my idea,” he says “With ...

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