Freddie & Son

Posted by Jason on September 3, 2013

A simple premise: Have a co-worker dress up as Freddie and surprise his three-year-old son, who was also wearing a miniature Freddie costume (which was designed and sewn by his mother, the co-worker’s wife). Oh, to be a kid again.

Chip Kidd

Posted by Jason on April 29, 2013

Working on a Chip Kidd Coffee Hour poster was a dream come true. He was one of the first graphic designers I discovered when I was younger, and I’ve always thought his book covers were astute and unpredictable. His love of Batman is something fierce, and I paid tribute to his fandom with a simple, hand-illustrated/written poster, which was then hand screen printed.

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Andrea Seabrook Poster

Posted by Jason on April 1, 2013

Longtime NPR host and correspondent Andrea Seabrook spoke at a recent MailChimp Coffee Hour. She talked about her decision to leave NPR to found her DecodeDC podcast, which quickly raised $100,000 through Kickstarter.

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Smashing James Victore

Posted by Jason on March 21, 2013

We frequently invite inspiring people to speak at our weekly coffee hours. Recently we had the pleasure of hosting art director, designer, and author James Victore. We thought, “Hey, why not create a video for this one? And have a little fun while doing it?”

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Maddie on MailChimp

Posted by Jason on March 8, 2013

Theron Humphrey and his red tick coonhound, Maddie, have been traveling all over the country. We asked them to stop by our office on their Atlanta trip. We ended up on the roof—with our mascot Freddie.

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Posted by Jason on March 5, 2013

A few months ago I went to see British metallers Napalm Death on their latest U.S. tour stop in Atlanta, and it sparked my interest in heavy-metal logos. There were four other bands on the bill and about 50 different t-shirts lining the wall around the merch booth.

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