We have worked with Wilco for 10 years, during that decade (!!!) it’s been a great creative partnership with them, greatly influenced by their encouraging a very free flowing creative approval process. The latest poster commission was no different. We got the nod for creating the poster art for their recent stop in Asheville, North…

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Here at The Silent P we are big fans of still doing things by hand when we are able, which with client deadlines and expectations is quite a challenge to fit into the present atmosphere that is the graphic design world. One of our favorite bands, The Shins has fittingly released one of our favorite…

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When Wilco was first starting the now-well loved and respected Solid Sound Festival back in 2009/2010, we were asked to do some initial concepts for how this unique festival could be branded and presented to the public. The gallery below shows some of the process we experimented with, from pencil roughs all the way to…

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Print Magazine announced winners in the 2016 Regional Design Awards Winners from the East. Wilco’s book has been selected as a winner of the 2016 Print Magazine Regional Design Annual.”Beyond the Fleeting Moment: Wilco Concert Posters 2004–2014″. According to Print Mag’s site, “The Regional Design Awards is America’s preeminent design competition.” We can’t claim credit…

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At The Silent P, we’ve always loved neon signage and neon art in general. 10 SECONDS is a short film about work and happiness, and shares a bit of Mike Heist’s thoughts and insight into the amazing process of hand-made neon signage. The Pressure designed the sign as a component of event branding for the…

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For the record: I love all things Draplin. Aaron Draplin is a very talented graphic designer – one of our faves – a great & funny communicator as well (a couple classics can be found here and here – FYI, some NSFW language smattering in each video). Possibly most well known for his ‘Field Notes‘ series of…

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We wanted to share with you some of the creative process and behind-the-scenes work that goes into creating an album cover design, this one was for one our faves, Farewell Milwaukee, who just released “Can’t Please You, Can’t Please Me (get it here!). The band had a fairly tight concept for this one, so we…

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