Denver! This fortnight is poppin! @HelloFresh is hiring a Production Designer, and we’re pumped for @GA_Denver’s ‘Inside the Design Studio’ series including @EffectiveInc 6/14 and @LegworkStudio 6/20. Read up on @Ogilvy_’s global company rebrand and reorg and check out @DenDesignWeek’s fresh new look by @AnthemBranding and @Remickz. BIG thank you to @AdamVicarel for the wise words & hand-lettering workshop for our June #TDKtuesdays!!
— Adrienne Johnson
Get the low down on your fav Denver creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
Consume & Create
There are way too many amazing quotes in here from the Consume & Create team that to pull them all out you'd pretty much be reading the whole interview already. Creative Directors Steve Hurd & Josh Wills have really squeezed out EVERYTHING they know for us. We talk about the relationship between digital and traditional design in the studio; why interns need an eagerness to learn EVERY part of the design process - not just the glamorous parts; and how inspiration strikes in all kinds of places!
We chat with Studio Mast Principal, Creative Director, Project Manager, Receptionist, Janitor, and Dog Walker, Travis Ladue. Travis shares his favorite books, blogs and podcasts and tells us about how he can’t stand when studios make interns get coffee and do production work!
The team from Novel give some great advice for students and share some great reads. While also telling us about the creative growth in Denver, and how their passion projects have a long term substantial goal in mind.
Ben Wallace from Course talks to us about starting at the bottom and the shit they went through getting started in design. They also tell us how the design scene isn't really valued enough in Denver, but how they feel there is change in the creative scene. And how mentoring from senior designers should be more of a thing!
It was really great getting a interview with an environmentally responsible design studio - Cast Iron. Richard and Jonny who run the studio based in Colorado, tell us whats involved in a typical working day for them. Also 5 design crushes, teaching students to teaching clients and a side project that involves a particular special notebook.
It's safe to say that Andrew Hoffman is a busy man, though he believes strongly in a good work-life balance. He tells us how becoming an Adjunct Professor saved he's design life! And how he made the jump from analogue to digital two years ago and why you should or shouldn't also.
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Sagmeister & Walsh
Sagmeister & Walsh is a NYC based full service design firm that creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and ourselves.
TSH is a career resource for student designers and young creatives looking for insider insight, honest answers and solid solutions to go pro.
Friends of Type
Friends of Type features original typographic design and lettering – fresh visual content – practically every day, by the four primary contributors. Posts are meant to log ideas, express ourselves, and inspire each other and our readers. The last week of every month we feature a guest designer, someone we admire and think will elevate our work and the site through their contribution.
AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future.
On The Grid Denver
On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.
Creative Mornings / DEN
The growing archive of past breakfast talks is humbling. From design legends to hometown heroes, speakers are selected by each chapter based on a global theme. CreativeMornings remains free thanks to the support of local sponsors, generous venues, and longterm partners.
We're lucky enough to print stickers for dozens of brands we admire. One day, when we grow up, we hope to be the type of company people admire too. If you dig startups like GitHub, Shopify, Quora, AppSumo and Reddit then try us out.
INSIDE THE DESIGN STUDIO: LEGWORK
GA Denver @ Industry RiNo Station | 3858 Walnut St Denver, CO 80205
REAL TALK: AN EVENING OF GUTS, GLORY & GROWTH
2300 South Marion Street Denver, CO 80210
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Kapost | 2010 14th St · Boulder, CO
Introduction to Art & Design
Anythink Perl Mack | 7611 Hilltop Cir, Denver, Colorado 80221
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