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Tokyo Type Directors Club Exhibition

Tokyo Type Directors Club Exhibition

    Sharon Werner, Concordia and Co are throwing a big type party tomorrow tonight. With the help of the good folks at Target, They’ve brought the Tokyo Type Directors Club Exhibition to the US for the first time ever. It’s tomorrow night guys. You should totally go: http://www.tokyotdc-stp.squarespace.com (deets and tix)          ...
The Shirt Show

The Shirt Show

  It’s like a poster show except with shirts. Pretty cool right? Do you like Minnesota? Of course you do which is great because that’s the theme. Check out the line-up. There’s some really good talent up in there – Brock, Muson, Eggleston, Soulek, Smasal, Shwenny, Lindsey, Mike f’n Davis! Dudes, this is a can’t...
#Badgehunting: Flour Bag Heaven

#Badgehunting: Flour Bag Heaven

    It’s been far too long between posts. You guys are probably craving some badgey inspiration, so here you go. I found these all at the MN State Fair this year. They’re (mostly) all MN based flour companies from the 40’s and 50’s. Enjoy and be sure to tag a few badges with #badgehunting...
The Badge Hunt Video

The Badge Hunt Video

  For all of you who didn’t get to see my talk this spring, here it is. I hope you like it, and if you do please share it with a friend. Thanks!      
When Skateboarding, Fishing and Badges Collide!

When Skateboarding, Fishing and Badges Collide!

    When Brandon Wilson sent me these photos and a care package with a deck and T in it, I just about lost it. My passion currently is badges, in my 20’s it was fishing and in my teens it was skateboarding. To see all of my hobbies throughout the years mashed up into...
Keith Davis Young - Live to Make

Keith Davis Young – Live to Make

  I’ve been finding a ton of killer designers lately on Dribbble. I’ve been getting more and more into that community and it’s a great way to share. I feel like many of the current design trends have been starting on that site. Check out Keith Davis Young here. He has really beautiful style that...
Kevin Cantrell / Terra Poster

Kevin Cantrell / Terra Poster

  Talk about a craftsman. Kevin cares about every detail and it shows. I wonder how long it takes him to design one of these posters. If you think these look cool on screen, you NEED to see one in person. Kevin sent me two of them and they are straight up beautiful. Like I...

The Badge Hunt

#badgehunting Clubs Unite!

#badgehunting Clubs Unite!

  So the other day my bud Kevin walked up to me and said “dude, you should totally do badge hunting logos for cities and then make prints with them with old postcard backgrounds”. I responded “Heck yeah I should”. It’s been a continuation of my #badgesonthebus project where I work on badges to and...
Heartwork = Target + St. Jude

Heartwork = Target + St. Jude

  Heartwork is an art benefit for Target House, a wonderful home-away-from-home for the families of children facing long-term treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 10 artists come together to volunteer their time and create a limited series of 11″x14″ posters aimed at raising money for art supplies within the art room at Target House....
#badgehunting The Best of the Best rnd4

#badgehunting The Best of the Best rnd4

  Over the past few weeks you guys have been digging up gold. I rounded up some of my favorites to share. Go check out #badgehunting on instagram to see the whole feed.                                            ...
Jay Fletcher

Jay Fletcher

  I keep finding so many good designers on dribbble. Today’s pick is the talented Jay Fletcher. His detail is beautiful. Look at the rounded corners on the icon above. Jay is definitely a craftsman. Take a gander at his entire book right here.                        ...