This year's judges awarded our Gateway Arch poster and our work on the AIGA 20 Show branding.
It takes a lot of sweat, a lot of time, often a lot of money, and possibly some blood and tears, but most every project eventually reaches that home stretch where you’re just about ready to deliver th
So what's a blueprint? It's basically the design without the design. Well, to be specific, it's the design without the final illustration and typography. That means we've got the content, the visual c
With a general idea of what we wanted to say about the Gateway Arch—and specifically to get a good deal of discrete, lesser-known facts into the piece—we began doing rough napkin sketches.
In many ways, this is the most difficult part of a project. We can design, we can draw, we can write. But what do we know about arches, architecture, or anything? Not much, so let's do some research.
When you visit St. Louis's Gateway Arch, which turns 50 this year, and you walk up to its broad metal base you can't help but be struck by just how huge it is and by how incredibly solid it looks. It'