Huge fan. Huge. Of Texas’ finest Helms Workshop. Huge, for emphasis. True craftsmen of the all-Americana typographic cunning, an art that I’ve always found absorbing. Back to Helms, naturally an award-winning creative firm with a broad range of clients but for me, it’s their packaging work that’s particularly right on point. Helms “combine smart, strategic thinking with wild-eyed creativity in a highly collaborative environment, producing powerful ideas and unexpected solutions that bring big results to businesses […]
Dallas, Texas. Home of triumphant dishes of delight served up by Caliber. “We at Caliber believe hard work combined with smart, inspired thinking leads to great things. Unique things. The very things a consumer audience thirsts after and seeks out, because of the fact it’s different or new or unique.” Glorious… delve into their folio and find their work in the beer industry particularly consistently inspired.
When your office doubles neatly as a gallery for local artists, it’s probably no surprise that Dallas’ TractorBeam (great name) have an eclectic but satisfying display of delights of their own… Founded back in 1997, they say “…collaboration is king. We are a collection of ordinary people who believe in doing extraordinary work. It’s really that simple. Talented? Yes. Driven? Quite. But the bottom line is that we’ve learned how to conspire effectively, disagree productively, and […]
Perhaps best described as a graphic artist, Mason McFee‘s work is all sorts of things to all sorts of people; I think you either love it straight away or become seduced by it’s charm over time and understanding. I personally love the bizarre but endearing darkness to his work; his style and the media he works with is mixed, but always equally absorbing. Best put in Mason’s own words; “While I struggle between being a […]