Silver Award of Distinction Winner

New York, NY – The 27th Annual Communicator Awards announced “Live From Billy’s Place” digital show poster as a Silver Award of Distinction winner. The Communicator Awards are dedicated to recognizing excellence, effectiveness, and innovation across all areas of communication. It is  the leading international awards program honoring talent in this highly competitive field. Founded nearly three…

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Pearl Jam: The “Just Breathe” Art Print Project

I was recently asked to be part of a really beautiful project to help keep live music in mind, and in our hearts. The curator of this Pearl Jam themed art show emailed the following description for the show: “In a time where live music and the art associated with the experience has shuttered, we…

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Empire Circus ‘Making of’ album Music Documentary

We are sharing a 6 part music documentary here that our great mates at Empire Circus made with the supremely talented folks at Design For Life in Dublin, Ireland. Take a few moments and enjoy these beautifully made short stories, all 6 are below. If you’d like to support great art, go buy the album…

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Jeff Tweedy, San Francisco Poster

We’re excited to share our latest poster for Jeff Tweedy for his recent (SOLD OUT) show in one of our favorite cities – San Francisco, California. Based on the rough sketch below (originally created for Wilco), we got approval from management to move forward with finalizing artwork + design. From the beginning we wanted this…

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Process Video for Recent Glow-in-the-dark Poster

Here’s short little ‘Making of’ process video for the latest Tedeschi Trucks Band glow-in-the-dark poster. Tonight’s and tomorrow night’s show at The Warner Theatre in Washington, DC end the four dates that this poster supported, all sold out shows, what a band. Hope you guys enjoy a little behind the scenes of some of the…

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Process Post: “Wilcanoe”, Wilco’s Asheville, NC Poster Art

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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The Shins Go Old School

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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Solid Sound Festival Branding, Behind the Scenes.

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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The Wilco Album You’ve Never Heard Of.

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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