Free Vector Pack 1

We created a vector pack for the fun of it. It includes dried glue textures, chipped paint, distressed typography samples, and a few scribbles from the streets of Chicago. All of the elements have been masked and the vector elements are grouped into logical sets. The file is set up in the CMYK color space Read more…

Getting Creative with the ILL

During the quarantine we decided to redraw the official boundary of Illinois. It looks a little more confident this way rather than a bunch of wishy-washy river boundaries. Thought we’d have some fun with a few taglines too. I’m feeling better about Illinois already. #GetCreative #Illinois #AloneTogether

Recent Logo Samples

We’re a creative consulting firm based in Chicago and we’d like to share a few recent logo samples with you. For more information about our process or to start your project, email us at [email protected]  

Trend Report: Craft Breweries

The personality of craft breweries reflects the personality of the region they are from. During a recent audit of the craft brewery marketplace, we made two very interesting discoveries. First, we found out that many craft breweries are not doing a very great job of defining and presenting their brand identities. We thought we’d find Read more…

Conversations with Creatives

This is the first in what I hope becomes a series of podcast interviews with Graphic Design students about to enter the workforce. I also plan on doing a series with seasoned professionals and to document different perspectives on the industry. Hopefully it brings some insights to those entering the business, their expectations on their Read more…

You Already Have a Brand. Here’s Why You Need an Agency.

Your brand is your baby. It’s one of a kind. But it’s also in competition with a lot of other…um, babies. So how do you get your brand to stand out? The answer begins with establishing a solid brand identity. More than just a catchy tagline or a recognizable color palette, a brand identity is Read more…

A little graphic design experimentation never hurt anyone

There’s been a proliferation of graphic design inspiration through various hashtags on Instagram and other social platforms. Many of the design techniques are interesting but most we’d have a hard time applying them in our day-to-day client work. We thought participating in something like #PosterAWeek would be a good outlet for some experimentation. The goal Read more…