Monthly Archives: September 2010

BREWED N’ TATTOOED

Our friends over at Andrews & Dunham have just released the latest in their series of limited edition teas. This time around we used the idea of tattoo flash art to tell the tea-time tale of two star-crossed lovers above

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SORRY, WE’RE SORRY POUCHES

Speaking of Blue Q…which, um, we did a few days ago…here’s a little zipper pouch we did for them awhile back based on our “Sorry We’re Sorry Signs.”

Posted in PACKAGING, PRINT

DEADWOOD FOLIO EXCHANGE

The MAPC (Mid America Print Council Conference) is materializing here in the twin cities in a few weeks. October 13th to be exact. All the best printmaking nerds will be here. And a few non-nerds too. We’ve been gearing up

Posted in EVENTS, PACKAGING, PROCESS

GUIDED BY APPARATUS VOICES

The “classic” 1992-1996 line up of Guided By Voices is going out on tour for a few dates and the band’s management asked us to do a poster for the Minneapolis show. These will be available for sale by the

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BLUE Q BAGS

Man oh man it’s good to finally have this blog. We’ve been sitting on images of these bags we did for Blue Q for many months. Now we finally have an arena in which to show them to you…pfft…arena. Anyway,

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DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL

We recently worked with the fine folks at Hipstamatic on a poster for a gallery show in NYC on September 24 featuring images from their Dark Night Of The Soul contest where they asked the Hipstamatic community to listen to the

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MACY’S GLAMORAMA

Here’s a couple posters we did as a part of a larger print campaign for Macy’s a couple years back. Aesthetic Apparatus knows fashion. Sexy, no?

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SURLYFEST 2010

As part of our yearlong umm…artworking? for Surly Brewing we designed a poster and t-shirt for their annual September event: Surlyfest. While we stupidly forgot a camera to document it–we did attend said event (honest we did!), drank many beers,

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ECONOMIST ADS

Oh my, look! Here’s proof that we can do somewhat conservative work without a trace of a decapitated horse or disfigured food items. We’ve been working with AMV BBDO in London on a number of ads for The Economist each

Posted in ILLUSTRATION, PRINT

RAY-BAN PRINT ADS

We were commissioned by Ray-Ban to do an ad as part of their “Rare Prints” series. Here’s our work doing its job on the dirty streets of Paris.

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