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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Please indulge us in a little process post for The Silent P’s latest poster art created for the amazing band Wilco. For those with shorter attention spans, below is the entire process represented in a handy image gallery. Below the gallery is a more expansive detailed description of the process. We’d like to thank Dan…

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Recently got to watch (and thoroughly enjoy) the new Brian Wilson biopic “Love & Mercy”.  Any fans of The Beach Boys, Wilson or music in general will likely enjoy this well done film. I’m also a big appreciator of the poster art & website for the film, seen below in the gallery. Watching it also…

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We recently made these new sketchbooks (scrap books, notepads, etc) out of acid-free paper (50 sheets in each!) bound with aluminum grommets (great band name btw) and then sandwiched the paper with French Paper printed poster stock from some we had around the studio. Each sketchpad will be unique – all depends on the crop…

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Here’s a little preview from a photo shoot we did with Darin Back recently. Darin has shot a lot of photos of a lot of things, many of which are people, like Paul Westerburg (best known as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter in The Replacements), Charlie Mars,  Mark Olson (one of the founding members…

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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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Our homage to one of the greats in the craft of graphic design…Massimo Vignelli died today at 83. “Inspiration Never Dies” is our nod, the rest are quotes of Mr. Vignelli’s. // Click on each image to enlarge // @Pfahlert Creative Labs, 2014   

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A recent article in the Arts & Entertainment section of PolicyMic, a popular news and lifestyle blog out of NYC, talked about poster art and design in the music world. Two Silent P posters are featured, one for Mike Gordon, the other for The Autumn Defense. Read the article: “15 Beautiful Indie Concert Posters That…

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Behind-the-scenes peeks of any creative endeavor, be it a movie, a painting, or in this case, a poster design, are always kinda cool to get a glimpse of…hopefully you’ll agree, and if not, there’s endless shots of cats on the Internet waiting just for you…and away we go! * EDIT: Band management informed us that…

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Just a brief note to mention to people in the Western NC area that our poster show “All Access” presently showing at the Hickory Museum of Art is up for only one more month (show ends January 5th). Hope you get a chance to pop in and experience this hidden gem of a museum that…

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