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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It’s always a pleasure to work with Wilco and management on creative projects. In this particular case we wanted something bike-centric because… well, because bikes are awesome. A study conducted back in 2007 showed that exercise boosts brainpower and that cycling is also great for your heart, helps lose fat, helps prevent cancer, reduces stress,…

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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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Before Wilco’s great 2011 album had the name “The Whole Love”, it had a completely different working title…”Get Well Soon Everybody”. I know this because we were asked to submit some concepts for the album in the early stages of the as-yet announced release. Kept under wraps for obvious reasons since 2011, we think it’s…

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Excerpted from lifeinhighres.com Michael Simon is President and CEO of Harry Fox Agency, the nation’s leading  provider of rights management solutions for the music industry. He is also a dogged researcher who left no stone unturned to pull together the family histories of his in-laws, David and Lili Khabie, Syrian Jews who first emigrated to…

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Pfahlert Creative had a visitor to the studio­ – our young friend Bella came by for a summer “field trip”. A budding artist herself, she got to experience first hand linocut printing, from choosing her design, to cutting it out of the linoleum and applying the Speedball ink and then carefully peeling back the paper…

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Here’s a sneak peek at the process to print the official poster for Alabama Shakes sold out night in Vancouver, BC. Printed masterfully by Fairweather Press in Oregon. Can’t say enough about Justin and his amazing ability with inks, paper and making details matter! The overprints came out beautifully. Our good buddies Speedball Inks were…

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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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