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Basquiat + McGinley at MCA Denver

The EBD team found themselves filling their brains with art and culture again, this time at MCA Denver for the Basquiat Before Basquiat: East 12th Street, 1979-1980, and the Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright exhibitions. We were lucky to…

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Jun
30
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Absolutely No Graffiti

Denver is a fantastic place for the arts, and nowhere is that more apparent than the thriving street-art community. One of the best places to view fresh, local street art is right here near our EBD office. The alleyway alongside…

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Sep
30
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Chiachio & Giannone: Art Extraordinaires, Lovers of Weiner Dogs

We recently received word that our beloved Hermann was featured in some artwork by Brazilian mixed-media artists Chiachio & Giannone. Bewildered and intrigued, we pointed our browser to their website where we discovered a similar dachshund puppy featured in not one, but…

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Aug
8
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Dusting off the bookshelves

Used books are everywhere. Thrift stores, flea markets, libraries, church pews and school supply closets. But unique used books can be hard to come by. We have have quite an extensive resource library here at EBD, sporting the finest in…

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Apr
29
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Knocking EBD Cards Out of the Park

We’re infatuated with cards. Sure, we love receiving them—but more importantly—we love making them. And there’s always a card-worthy event on the horizon. Birthdays, anniversaries, thank-you’s. This past month marked the beginning of the heavy card season. And heavy card…

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Apr
17
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Fem+Co. with MCA Curator Elissa Auther

Elissa Auther, Associate Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, was recently featured in Denver’s Westword, highlighting her role as co-curator of the Fem & Co. series at MCA Denver. This wildly popular series explores feminist…

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Apr
3
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Gallery 2500

There have been a lot of changes in the EBD studio in the past few months. New faces, new clients, and new projects around the office. With a fresh coat of paint on the walls, we were able to hang…

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Mar
12
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Live from the Handmade Bike Show

Dan Michaels here, reporting to you live from the Denver Convention Center with continuing coverage of the 2013 North American Handmade Bike Show. Anticipation. Exhilaration. Stylization. Just a few buzz words describing the bikefication of Denver this weekend. There were…

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Feb
26
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MCA—Postscript Exhibition

Last week the design team ventured to MCA to view a Dexter Sinister installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. The 20-minute film entitled Identity, explores the artistic possibilities of language as it pertains to logos and wordmarks. The…

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Feb
6
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One cassette to rule them all

The year is 2011. Deep in the heart of Northern Virginia, Dan has just procured himself a 1993 Eurovan Westfalia (pictured below). As he drives toward home in his new ride, something catches his eye. Oh that’s just his handsome…

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Feb
4
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The Super Bowl of Stock Shows

With the 107th National Western Stock Show arriving here in Denver, the streets are packed with trucks, trailers, horses, cows, pigs, goats, tractors, and more trucks. We welcomed the out-o-towners with a good old fashioned parade, that also happened to…

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Jan
16
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Making a list and checking it three times

With the holiday season in full swing, EBD set out to create an impressive gift for our clients and friends. Our staff went above and beyond this year, with Mark Pinkerton designing, staining, and assembling over 20 handmade crates from…

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Dec
19
Fresh Cuts: Bill

Fresh Cuts: Bill Sieversten

With the annual EBD Christmas Party rapidly approaching, there’s never been a better time for a fresh ‘do. Always on the bleeding edge, Bill showed up on monday sporting a new haircut. Keepin’ it tight on the sides with a…

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Dec
10
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Fresh Cuts: Mr. Schmiedeskamp

Looking sharp bright and early Tuesday morning, Mr. Schmiedeskamp showed us how it’s done proper.  Sporting this variation on a classic ivy league cut paired with an all-American ‘stache, all of us here at EBD had to remind ourselves that he…

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Nov
14
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Fresh Cuts: Mark Pinkerton

Mark surprised the office this morning with a super-daper haircut. EBD office disc-jockey Micah Schmiedeskamp—stunned—actually stopped the record for several seconds before recovering. With a haircut as fresh as this, we had to share.

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Nov
8