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…Read More
Let’s Go Rain – A short (true) Story About a Jeff Tweedy Poster
There we were, listening to Jeff Tweedy perform a beautiful collection of his songs in Saxapahaw, North Carolina (worth a visit!) at Haw River Ball Room. We were there in part, to sign the limited edition screen printed posters we had created for the event (you can scope that poster art out here). He starts…Read More
Win a Free Wilcanoe Poster!
Over at our Instagram feed, we are GIVING AWAY one FREE limited edition screen print of our “Wilcanoe” poster created for Wilco. Contest rules: Show us your coloring skills by posting your color version of our page out of the brand new @wilco coloring book (available in the Wilco Store) – Tag us and two…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Wilco Has a New Ride, “The Detroit Arrow”
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,…Read More
Winner – Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual: East Coast
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…Read More
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…Read More
Wilco Poster Process.
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…Read More
Designs published in Wilco’s poster book
Wilco recently released “Beyond The Fleeting Moment: Wilco Concert Posters” a 224-page hardcover poster book featuring more than 200 Wilco concert posters, reprinted on heavyweight paper and richly reproduced to accurately reflect each poster’s original detail. Included are posters from more than 50 designers plus rare live photographs by Zoran Orlic. Beyond The Fleeting Moment…Read More