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Cake Box Set

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

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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

AESTHETIC APPARATUS + CAKE + JIMMY FALLON

The design we did for Cake’s new record “Showroom of Compassion” made an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. Oh, and the band did too.

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SURLY DARKNESS

We are in the midst of an amazing collaboration with Surly Brewing Co. right now, and have just finished up our second installment of art for three different Surly beers this year. First was Surlyfest, now Darkness. Surly’s Darkness is

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CAKE!

We’re excited to show you, our closest and most bestest friends, the cover of the new Cake album “Showroom of Compassion” that we are pleased to have had the opportunity to work on. It’s kind of like Cake artwork of

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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.”

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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

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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FUTURE OF THE LEFT PACKAGING

It’s a safe bet that for the first few weeks of this newly launched AA blaawg we’ll be posting a bunch of work that hasn’t made it onto our proper website just yet. This is a CD package design we

Posted in PACKAGING