Monthly archive May, 2014
Every Poster from Artcrank Minneapolis 2014 (Spoiler Alert)

Every Poster from Artcrank Minneapolis 2014 (Spoiler Alert)

  The show is tomorrow! Charles gave me the ok to post the full line up. There are some rad prints up in this collection. This post should help you figure out what prints to pick up so that you can make sure you have 300-400 dollars cash on you this Saturday ;)  Here are...
St. Paul Bike Gangs / Artcrank this Saturday

St. Paul Bike Gangs / Artcrank this Saturday

  What’s up dudes. You know how I like making badges? Well I made a few and I made them all on the bus this spring. This is my poster for Artcrank (a poster show about bikes). It’s a sequel to my 2012 “Minneapolis Bike Gangs“. If you liked that print, you’re gonna love this...
#badgehunting The Best of the Best rnd2

#badgehunting The Best of the Best rnd2

    You know who’s finding the best badges out there? You guys. If you hop over to instagram to search the tag #badgehunting you’ll find hundreds of posts from the last 2 weeks. It’s pretty rad digging through it all. I dug out some of my favorites from the last week for you to...
Mike Greenwell / Letterer

Mike Greenwell / Letterer

  One of the great things about working at Target is that we have two on staff letterers. I already posted about Phil but I thought I should really do a post about my friend Mike Greenwell. Mike is a CVA grad with about two years at the bullseye. He’s a hungry and talented dude....
Thank you AIGA Orlando and Disney

Thank you AIGA Orlando and Disney

What a trip. At the end of April, our family flew down to Orlando for two weeks. I had the pleasure of speaking to the good folks at Disney (Yellow Shoes, Imagineering and Disney Design Group) and the Orlando chapter of AIGA. It was so cool to go on a tour of Yellow Shoes and...
Badgehunting at Disney

Badgehunting at Disney

    When I was down in Florida speaking with AIGA Orlando and at Disney, my family and I spent a few weeks and visited the parks. Disney is so focused on the details – badges galore. Here’s a small sampling of #badgehunting I did there. Enjoy.                ...
Happy Anniversary to the Love of my Life

Happy Anniversary to the Love of my Life

    8 years ago today I got up in front of everyone I had ever known and made a promise. I promised to love my wife Maria until the day I die. It’s crazy how much of an adventure it’s been. We just keep changing. The 22 year, old diet coke drinking, bleached blond...
Nibblr by Steve Jockish

Nibblr by Steve Jockish

  I’m loving the design of nibblr by local designer Steve Jockish. Great color and pattern. (Designed at mono)                        
Phillip Clark of Target

Phillip Clark of Target

    As long as I’ve known Phil (over 3 years), he’s been working on updating his site. This guy is too busy making beautiful design work and biking around the country. Every 6 months or so I like to stop by his portfolio to see how things are coming. Now let it be known...
Badgehunting : The Best of Last Week

Badgehunting : The Best of Last Week

    Last week was really special. In the past, occasionally people tag #badgehunting. This last week was different – I promoted the heck out of the Badge Hunt with social posts on a daily basis and the result was about 400 posts. If you’re curious who posted what, just head over to instagram and...
Badgehunting / Foshay

Badgehunting / Foshay

    Last November a few of us from work heard about a secret Museum. Apparently at the top of the Foshay Tower there is Museum that documents the history of this historic building. There is no sign for it downstairs. You have to ask about it at the front desk and there’s usually no...
Badge Hunting in Hastings

Badge Hunting in Hastings

  Badges, Badges and more Badges. My wife and I stopped off in Hastings Minnesota the other day to do a little Badge Hunting. There were some tasty finds. If you’d like to see more of this kind of thing, go over to instagram and search the tag #badgehunting. Also if you do a little...