Denver’s Cactus Wins AOR for Washington County Tourism

by / January 14, 2019 / Cactus has signed Washington County Tourism as a national client, Cactus Partner/CCO Norm Shearer announced today. The county-wide travel destination is home to world-renowned Zion National Park, the city of St. George and surrounding municipalities, four state parks, and a multitude of year-round adventure offerings, set amidst red rock of the Desert Southwest. “This was a great win for us,”[Read More]

SAG-AFTRA GOES AFTER BBH

by / January 11, 2019 / We were a bit shocked to see this masthead ad on Agency spy — with actor union SAG-AFTRA going hard after Bartle Bogle Hegarty. Apparently, BBH has now said they’re no longer a signatory on the SAG-AFTRA commercial contract. The actors aren’t too happy and are calling for a boycott of the British agency. We’ve heard about plenty of Agency/SAG-AFTRA spats in the past. We’ve never heard o[Read More]

The Case for Slow Design: Make Art, Not Products – by Jesse Weaver

by / January 11, 2019 / Coming out of school as newly minted designers, we often aspire to the heights of master craftsmanship. We envision ourselves creating expertly designed, meticulously implemented products that inspire awe with their beauty, artistry, and execution. Then the real world promptly smacks us in the face. Craftsmen spend untold hours creating their masterpieces. They sweat the details and pour their s[Read More]

Archive Release: Denver Loves Beer Screen Printed Poster

by / January 11, 2019 / Local illustrator Arna Miller has just re-released a limited edition screen print for those who love beer or cats — and, most especially, those who love both. It features a blonde tabby cat pawing at a tall glass of Colorado-brewed ale with the inscription “Denver Loves Beer.” Influenced by Helena Maguire’s turn-of-the-century cat paintings, as well as vintage beverage coaster design, th[Read More]