We recently finished up a poster design for Wilco’s October 4th show in St. Louis, MO. One of those little birdies to the right of the arch told us that these sold out at the show. Below are some of the process shots, details and even the initial idea as we sketched it out. Sometimes…

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We were thrilled to be working with Farewell Milwaukee on their latest album release “When It Sinks In.” This is a band you should get to know if you have not already. They are from Minneapolis, MN, (don’t let the name fool you). We hope for big things from these great guys! While designing and conceptualizing images…

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We were recently hired to design the latest CD release from two-time Grammy-nominated jazz musician/composer extraordinaire Dave Douglas. This is another one that started as one style (original illustration) and ended up being based on photography + typography. Still loved the process…Make SURE to check out some of the process below, as we show some…

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The idea for this Wilco tee shirt design came after a recent game of the classic board game played with friends. I lost, but this shirt won client approval. We went through several versions, some of which spelled different things like: “CALL WILCO WHO ROCK”, “ON NIFTY FEW”…you get the idea. Our thanks go out…

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We’re suckers for comedy here at Pfahlert Creative Labs, and the fellas over at Found Footage Festival are as well. The Found Footage Festival is a live comedy event and screening featuring unusual and humorous clips fromVHSvideotapes gathered from thrift stores, garage sales, warehouses, estate sales, and dumpsters throughout the United States. You can also enjoy a bunch…

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We recently worked with the Minneapolis band Fire On the Moon on their new EP design. The stark black and white photography of Darin Back worked seamlessly with the feel the band was after. We went through a few different treatments before ending up with the image you see above (check out the process photo’s…

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Whew! The last several weeks of 2010 were NUTS for us: We packed up the studio at its previous location (four years worth!) and with the help of some great friends (who enjoyed free pizza and beer after!), we moved into our new digs. We will be posting more about the great location soon (and…

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