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Kevin Hayes Updates

Kevin Hayes Updates

  My bud Kevin has been crushing it at Target. He recently updated his site with a few jems. Check it:                                        
I finally got to meet Lab Partners!

I finally got to meet Lab Partners!

  Last month (I know I’m way behind on my blog) I had the pleasure of meeting Ryan and Sarah of Lab Partners. After working with them for Months on the hello neighbor campaign, it was nice to finally put a name to a face. They came to MN to chat at Target and then...
Paulina Reyes

Paulina Reyes

  My favorite lecture I saw this year at the AIGA National Conference was Paulina Reyes. She’s a humble super power of color, illustration and design. Her work is smart and simple. She started at Laurie DeMartino Design in Minneapolis and then went to Kate Spade, Victoria Secret and now Mother New York where she’s...
Erik Herberg

Erik Herberg

  Looks like we’ve got another bad ass designer in Minneapolis. Watch out you guys, this man is gonna slay you at the awards shows. Click here to see the rest of Eric’s book.                  
Ghetto Burger by Tristan Kerr

Ghetto Burger by Tristan Kerr

  This stuff is so fun. If I ever get a screen printing set up in my new house this is the kind of stuff I want to do. Check out Tristan’s site right here.                
The New Yorker Interviewed me about Badge Hunting

The New Yorker Interviewed me about Badge Hunting

  So as you know I like to go dig in antique stores to try and find graphical gems. I then shoot them, color correct the them and then post them to my blog to share with you guys. Who knew that going into places like the shack above would lead to an interview in...
David M. Smith Blksmith Design Co.

David M. Smith Blksmith Design Co.

  David is a mega talented designastrator. His attention to detail and his level of taste are both amazing. You can check out his full book here. via                                                      ...
Joe Geis

Joe Geis

  I’ve been in contact with Joe for about a year or two now. He spent a long time as an AD over at MTV and I’ve been asking him to let me know if he ever posts a site. Last night I got the email that he launched and let me tell you –...
Carolyn Sewell

Carolyn Sewell

  I dig Carolyn’s lettering and type work. You can tell that she really loves what she does and has fun doing it. If you want to know a little more about her, she has a pretty sweet bio: “It was during 8th grade study hall that I knew I wanted to be a graphic...
Justin LaFontaine: Canadian

Justin LaFontaine: Canadian

  Today I asked Mikey Burton (one of my favorite designers) who his favorite designer was and he replied “I normally don’t like Canadians, but @jlafonta is Eh-OK http://www.jlafonta.com“.                              
Mike McQuade

Mike McQuade

  Thanks to the world wide web, I was introduced to the portfolio of Mr. Mike McQuade this morning. He’s got a great book which explains why I posted about half of it right here. Enjoy.  
Ryan Bren

Ryan Bren

  Ryan Bren just launched a new portfolio and is looking for some tasty work to fill his days with. Have a gander at his book and hit him up with some freelance opps. I really dig the glam dolls donut shop branding he did with Carly Wright.              ...