“People are amazed by what designers could once do with their hands” Enjoy the official trailer for “Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production.” – a film that graphic designer and tutor Briar Levit has directed, a film on traditional, handcrafted typesetting. Graphic Means (Official Trailer) from Briar Levit on Vimeo.

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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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The Silent P has been… a bit TOO silent. The reason for the lack of updates is a great one though: WE ARE BUSIER THAN A ONE-ARMED MAN AT A HIGH FIVING CONTEST (clap sounds). So, to bring you up to speed (of sorts), here’s a partial list of some of the projects that have…

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Kinda love this quote from the well known graphic designer Paul Rand. So much so that I think it will make a great art print…what do you think? You can read our entry about the now infamous story here. Here’s what we’re thinking: Two color print: White ink // Silver Metallic ink on French Paper…

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Nice short article about good poster design by GoMediazine.com. 100 samples show: Our poster for Wilco’s Savannah show is in there among some great samples from talented artists and designers. They also try to answer the question “What is a great poster?” Enjoy!

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One of our favorite music clients and bands asked us to help create a complete poster series for “Wilco’s Incredible Shrinking Tour of Chicago”. Five dates, five different venues in Chicago. The deadline to accomplish the project was insane, to say the least. With help from some of our friends (you know who you are),…

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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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