This is a workshop we led at the 2017 FeMN Fest. We had about 15 in attendance and were able to create some pretty cool protest posters! The abstract was as follows: Design is a form communication that can speak to a variety of audiences based on the creative concepts used throughout the work. What makes […]
Our community and the positive impact we can make is an integral part of our mission. We enjoyed spending time with our community at yesterday’s Lincoln Park Meet on the Street event. We engaged with free poster-making which turned out to be a hit with youngsters and adults alike. We appreciated the organizers for inviting us out […]
We finally have our merchandise in! We sold it today at the NAACP 2017 Juneteenth Celebration here in our hometown. It was amazing to see the joy on our community members faces as they engaged with us at our table! Photos by Ivy Vainio.
It was our pleasure to brand the annual fundraiser for Men as Peacemakers. We worked with them to develop their poster design, booklet design, social media event cover photo, buttons for distinguished members/staff, and their sponsorship poster. Founded in 1996, Men As Peacemakers (MAP) is a 501c3 nonprofit based in Duluth, MN. In the early 1990’s […]
Blackbird Revolt is Finally Up & Running After months of preparation, we’re finally ready to share Blackbird Revolt with you all! Blackbird Revolt is a business based in Duluth, Minnesota. We are dedicated to promoting social change through conscious creativity. From apparel to media, we create conscious designs that challenge the way people think about […]
Family Freedom Center Branding Design & Media Development “Family Freedom Center seeks to empower the Black community by reconstructing socio-cultural narratives and unapologetically embracing what it means to be Black, both historically and present day. Family Freedom School will do this by exploring alternative means of education and providing resources that bridge the gap between […]
Blackbird Revolt Apparel Release Strategy All of our creations are designed in sets of 3. Why’d we choose 3? Because its half of a sideways heart…just kidding. It was actually completely random and we just went with. But it does challenge us to explore and create a variety of themes and designs. Our themes that pay […]
The Art of Ubuntu Poster & Booklet Design The Art of Ubuntu(oo-BOON-too) was a weekend of events hosted by Echoes of Peace Choir. The project brought together artists, across various mediums, to celebrate the community. The organizers drew “inspiration from the Zulu term ubuntu, meaning ‘I am because we are.’ This understanding of interrelatedness is at the […]