& SMITH is a London-based design studio that is small on size, but big on ideas.
Kitchen Sink Studios is a creative and design consultancy based in Phoenix, Arizona and operated by Nicolas Hower and Kory Kapfer. The dynamic duo offers a wide range of design services — everything including the kitchen sink.
The Canvas Group is a Sydney-based creative agency made up of a tight-knit team of designers. The agency has worked on over 3,000 projects and their awards speak to their success.
Edward McGowan (and his alter-ego Parko Polo) is/are a fantastic illustrator/illustrators from Edinburgh, UK. With completely separate porfolio/portfolios of work/works, this is one of our most unusual feature/features ever.
In addition to his collaborative venture with John Pobojewski, Tinne Van Loon and Rick Valicenti of Thirst, Bud Rodecker is a self-described “graphic designer, photographer, artist, thinker, talker, and jokester”.
A 30-year old native of Moscow, Tatiana Plakhova has advanced degrees in Social Psychology and Graphic Design — a mixture of science and art that has undoubtedly inspired her portfolio of self-described “complexity graphics”.
A self-described “cosmic kid” from Cleveland, Ohio, Stephen Tompkins is painter and illustrator with a reputation for his wild-style pop art.
Nathan Manire is a unique and versatile design talent currently working out of New York City, with a bag of design tricks that include typography, art direction, branding & identity, information design, and illustration.
According to their website, the Couto Brothers’ collaborative venture is “the culmination of the creative energies of two distinctly different individuals who share not only common blood, but a common drive for artistic exploration and excellence”. The yin to the other’s yang, the Couto duo fuses their individual styles into collateral that is at once eclectic and harmonious.
Catherine Bourdon is a Canadian creative who specializes in print, branding, packaging and green design.
Currently working out of Toronto, Ontario, John Martz is a talented illustrator, typographer, and “world-famous escape artist”.
Sajak & Farki is a digital/creative studio located in Calgary AB, Canada. The studio is well versed in a variety of mediums, and excels at the creation of digital environments.
Incidental is a small London-based agency that specializes in cross-disciplinary creative work. Over the last six years, the agency has produced live performances, public events, software design, CD releases and printed publications.
Founded by Ben Jenkins in 1999 and specializing in the “Art of Brand Manufacturing”, ONEFASTBUFFALO is a comprehensive design agency with a style that is distinctly Texas.
Jared Chapman is a witty and skilled illustrator currently working out of the capital of the Lone Star State: Austin, TX!
A self-described “freelance champion”, Christopher Bettig is a diverse design talent working out of Los Angeles, California.
A self-described “drawist and illustrationaire”, Owen Freeman is an illustrator for both print and advertising in Los Angeles, CA.
Greg Tariff is an interactive and graphic designer from western Massachusetts that is currently living in Hilton Head, SC. Trained in Graphic and Interactive Communications at the Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD), Greg is an extraordinary talent with an impressive list of employers including Draft FCB, GREY Worldwide, and BFG Communications.
20nine is a fantastically innovative design firm from Conshohoken, PA whose goal is to “develop a clear, concise representation of the brand with the sole purpose of inspiring and soliciting a response from the end user.”
Ryan Arruda of Midnight Umbrella is a “photographer–turned collage artist–turned graphic designer–turned poster designer, who’s also now trying his hand at illustration.”