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UNINTENDED TEXTURES

We here at Aesthetic Apparatus are always proponents of printmaking’s little surprises, but rarely does trimming paper yield any “happy” accidents. But look here! A perfect trim right down the center of a bunch of drifting registration rules revealed this

Posted in PRINT, PROCESS

AESTHETIC APPARATUS $5 SCRATCH & DENT SALE + SUPER PARTY 2012

    Starting at noon on Saturday, April 21st, we’ll be having our annual $5 Scratch & Dent Sale where we make our just a little less than perfect (usually people have trouble finding what’s wrong with them) concert posters and art

Posted in EVENTS, POSTERS, PRINT

MODERN ARCHITECTURE! CHAMBER MUSIC! ACCORDO!

Our friend Kate Nordstrom is organizing another season of Minneapolis’ favorite chamber music ensemble at the architecturally significant Christ Church Lutheran in the Longfellow neighborhood, and we did a poster to help promote it. This little number will be available

Posted in POSTERS

Kings Wine Bar Identity

Identity for Kings Wine Bar in Minneapolis.

Posted in IDENTITY

Cake Box Set

Here’s a nice little video that displays the box set we did for Cake awhile back.

Posted in ILLUSTRATION, PACKAGING, PRINT

VALUEVILLE MONTGOMERY WARD COMMERCIAL

What does this say about us when we think this is beautiful? Maybe we should get outside more.

Posted in NOT US

DESIGN RANCH 2011

We just got back from Design Ranch 2011 in Hunt, Texas where we were invited to come down and coordinate a screen printing workshop. Thing is, we had no idea how to predict the outcome of the workshop we had

Posted in POSTERS, PRINT, PROCESS

AESTHETIC APPARATUS: 500 POSTERS

Just try to keep up.

Posted in POSTERS

AAXI: IMAGE RESOURCE

More posting of pieces from our gallery installation last year — “AAXI: A Decade of Aesthetic Apparatus, One Year Late.” Audio Tour: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Posted in ARTIFACT, POSTERS, PROCESS

AAXI: THE SHOW BOX

More posting of pieces from our gallery installation last year — “AAXI: A Decade of Aesthetic Apparatus, One Year Late.” Audio Tour: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Posted in ARTIFACT, PACKAGING, POSTERS