• A Little Poll

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    We’ve got a lot of ongoing columns and what-not on our site every week. What do you think of them? Namely, the movie reviews, concert recommendations, the Tuesday rants, the Wednesday polls and the Friday beer reviews. Keep ‘em? Scrap ‘em? Got any other good ideas we could get cookin’?

  • The Tuesday Rant: All I Want Is A Decent Creative Brief >>

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    This week, Felix sheds some light (and some tears) for something near extinction – a good creative brief.

  • Feedback's Must-See Denver Concerts: Week of August 25 >>

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    Holy crap, there are a lot of good shows this week. Here’s what Feedback recommends hitting.

  • Get Your Ass To Andenken

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    If you’re wondering where the hottest creative haps are going on during the convention, check out the set of pics Andenken Gallery just posted of the Manifest Hope artwork. And you’ll have your answer. It’s gotta be the best art show going on in the country right now. Do not miss it.

  • The Spring Lantern Via Liquid inc.

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    Liquid inc sent us this piece some time ago and we’d like to share it with you now.

    From the crew over there:

    Liquid inc’s tagline, Giving Ideas Shape, has always been at the heart of what we do. This spring was an opportunity for us to continue the lantern campaign we began last holiday season. The spring lantern referenced the annual occurrence of the bioluminescent Firefly Squid, joining together to form a brilliant blue light to express our ability to amaze, inspire and continually provide creative solutions. It is only through a collaboration that this is possible and the lantern exhibits how we too can come together to create amazing experiences – ones less expected and unique.

    The copy reads:

    Every spring the bioluminescent Firefly Squid {watasenia scintillans} of the Pacific coalesce at the ocean’s surface along the eastern coast of Japan. The brilliant bluish-white light emitted by the millions of squid ignites the ocean in a spectacular display that amazes and inspires onlookers. This spring let’s come together and do the same. Amaze and inspire.

    Sweet self-promo.

  • Movie Review: Vicky Cristina Barcelona >>

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    Check out what we thought of Woody Allen’s latest effort here.

  • Hire This Guy: Eric Tobias—Production Artist Extraordinaire

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    Eric Tobias knows his shiznit when it comes to print production. You can see it in his work, some of which is displayed below. He earned his chops actually running Heidelberg Quickmaster digital presses for almost three years before transitioning into pre-press. He’s been doing that for the last seven years, the last two on-staff at Communiqué. He’s highly proficient with CS3 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat) and Quark.

    Ultimately Eric is looking for a full time position, but if all you have is freelance to offer right now, contact him and get him working to make your final work shine. You can contact him at etobias [at] earthlink [dot] net. Let’s keep this cat busy.

    (Click on images to see more detail.)

  • I'm An Ass Man Buttons

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    Here’s some more homegrown design swag centered around the DNC. This 1.5-inch, round hipster button is available from Secret Design Shop, self-described as, a small, exclusive, secret, digital design collective. We make stuff, and things, and junk, and whatever. We’re all “classically educated” and “real world” tempered. We’ve got 99 problems, but design ain’t one. We’re full-on digital cowboys. We embrace user centered design in all its modern guises. We have day jobs. We’re design snobs. We can tell you what that font is. We thrive on helping our clients solve problems.

    And we make all kinds of fly shit.

    $1.00 each! Come and get ‘em.

    (Thanks for the link, Ivy)

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