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11.20.2015  /  

A Day In the Life of a Mighty Killer

If you have an Instagram account, chances are you’ve seen a photo or two from these guys. We recently had the pleasure of collaborating with the Mighty Killers, to create our first Duarte One-Shot. This is the first installment of a new series in which we focus our lens on artists in the creative community […] Continue Reading

Culture / Design / Event


06.12.2015  /  

SF Design Week at Duarte!

In our front lobby, there’s a glass wall with titles etched into it. Words like designers, writers, creators, inventors, poets, makers, etc. This is just a sample of the talent that lives in our shop. As an Art Director here at Duarte, I’m lucky enough to work with all these incredible people on a daily […] Continue Reading

Design / Event


12.14.2012  /  

MAKE:SHIFT | San Jose State University BFA Graphic Design Exhibition 2012

Earlier this week, a few of us Duartians went to my alma mater, San Jose State, to check out their Senior Designer BFA Show. The graduating class held a gallery showing in Downtown SJ, retrofitted the space to their needs, and hung up some amazing work from their tenure through the program. We got the […] Continue Reading

Design / Diary / Event


05.04.2012  /  

Insights & Inspirations from SF SketchCrawl

My first drawing consisted of two ninjas fighting on top of a dragon in the hills of Miami. Weird, I know, but that’s what I came up with as a kid sketching his wild imagination during class. Today, I’m still drawing, but taking more of an “adult” approach by applying my love for drawing to […] Continue Reading

Diary / Event