graphic design

I asked the Internet who it wanted to see featured here on Another Passion. “Art Chantry” it replied (on my Facebook wall), so I got in touch with this absolutely legendary designer and asked if he would be willing to share a little wisdom with the rest of us. And he was!

Art Chantry’s distinctive design work became famous along with the grunge wave in the 1990s, when he designed posters and album covers for countless bands, several of which went on to become quite big. If you ask him, he’ll probably say something about being in the right place at the right time. Or that he was lucky. In spite of his reputation as being a bit of a tough cookie, Art is actually quite charming in person and though his work is most certainly art, he remains very humble about it. The fact that it has been shown at places such as the Louvre, Seattle Art Museum and the Smithsonian has not jaded this designer, who still does his work the old school way — by hand.
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KittenChops – Chocolate, Coffee and Design

Zaara aka KittenChops

I attended an event aimed at local bloggers in late 2009. I felt kind of awkward there, under-dressed and belonging to a more artsy crowd than most other attendees. So, I was thrilled to find a table with crayons and people adding illustrations to drawings of coffee cups. That’s where I ran into Zaara, who [...]

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Frida Clements: Designer, Poster Passionista

Frida Clements

I found Frida Clements’ artwork on a sticker almost by accident one evening while attending a West Seattle Artwalk. Her style caught my eye and I sent her an e-mail asking if she would agree to do an interview. The meeting took place in her office at STG (Seattle Theater Group), where she works as [...]

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