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We got to work with Astronaut Scott Kelly!

By printshop | November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

We were absolutely thrilled here at 2046 Design when we were asked by Southwest Magazine to create a book cover design for a photo shoot with astronaut Scott Kelly. Finding the right balance of design, spacey-ness and simplicity was key for the client. After sorting through a bunch of options we settled on a redesign […]

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Better. Faster. Stronger. The new Print Shop is Here!

By printshop | June 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s been a long time coming, but I am happy to announce that the 2046 Print Shop is updated and ready to go! While the site may look similar we have gone through and totally rebuilt the back end resulting in faster load times, better mobile shopping and easier updates. SO get ready for more […]

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Outrun wallpapers

By printshop | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here is a collection of my outrun designs ready for your iphone, galaxy, or whatever other phone you’re using. Enjoy!

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Free the Press

By printshop | April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are two Burmese journalists who were arrested Dec 12th while working to uncover evidence of killings of ethnic Rohingya Muslims at Inn Din village in Rakhine State, Myanmar. This was just one of many massacres perpetrated by the military which journalists have been unable to report and document as evidence […]

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6 of Our Favorite Science Documentaries & Shows

By printshop | March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m a visual person. I always learn (and retain) information more effectively when watching a documentary or video than by other means. I tend to think in a visual way, so naturally I gravitate to visual teaching about the world. Call it educational, documentary, nature show, science programming, I love to watch a show that […]

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This video has every VFX winner leading up to the 2017 nominations

By printshop | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

This amazing video shows off scenes from every academy award winner in the category of Special Effects. It seems pretty clear after watching the video that this is a category of innovation. Most winners incorporate either some sort of new technology or precision model making. After seeing the nominees for 2017 I have to think […]

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Locations that inspired the print

By printshop | November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s more of a feeling than a location. Aside from locations literally setting the stage in a story, buildings, monuments, and scenery can enhance and develop moments sometimes beyond words themselves. Architecture specifically has the power to mimic landscapes, rebuild the human form and translate time into a lasting monument. Be it in film or […]

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2046 posters up in Chicago Public School

By printshop | November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are super excited to be sharing the news of a collaboration between 2046 Design and I Paint My Mind, a non-profit that works with public schools in Chicago to fill hallways with art. There are now 30+ posters from 2046 Design lining the hallways of Austin College & Career Academy on Chicago’s south side. […]

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My 30 favorite Science Fiction Movies

By printshop | October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let’s just start by saying we are all way too smart to fall into the trap of top 10, top 50, top 100 lists. They seem to serve more as a argument topic than anything else. Picking the favorite whatever seems not only impossible but wreaks of something a 5 year old would want to […]

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Location. Location. Location. Architecture

By printshop | October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Aside from locations literally setting the stage in a story, buildings, monuments, and scenery can enhance and develop moments sometimes beyond words themselves. Architecture specifically has the power to mimic landscapes, rebuild the human form and translate time into a lasting monument. Be it in film or on paper, moments and experiences can transcend dialogue […]

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