Inside the Design Studio

Artsy-fartsy ramblings from designer Geoff Bloom of Gigawatt Graphics

The Cinema Obscura Poster Series – Obscure Movie references, illustrated!

February 9, 2015/14/0/

Cinema Obscura is a minimalistic poster series dedicated to obscure movie references. The first batch is dedicated to the Back to the Future Trilogy, and the series will continue bi-weekly featuring other films(Follow us on Twitter). You can now order prints t-shirts, bags, and more starting at $19.55 (get it? Time circuits... 1955...) Have a suggestion for a [...]

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McDonald’s Happy Meal Design – Sweethearts

February 1, 2015/0/0/
McDonalds Sweethearts Plush

Want some chicken nuggets? Go get your kiddo's a McDonald's Happy Meal anytime in February, and pick up the new Sweethearts plush toy! I helped design the packaging, hangtag art, and Sweethearts banner ad, while working closely with the McDonald's Happy Meal team and their ad agency. #KindofaBigDeal Latest Tweets Follow us on Twitter Subscribe [...]

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Smart Watch Face Designs

January 18, 2015/0/0/

I received an LG G Smart Watch for Christmas. Started tinkering around with watch face making, and this thing is a designers dream come true! It's fully customizable. I made a Bruins one, a Gigawatt Graphics one (of course), a few pantone faces (as most any designer would), and now I'm dabbling with old vintage packaging I [...]

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Wall Street Journal Coverage

January 18, 2015/0/0/

Ain't that just the case? It's always the quick spoof designs (a whole 40 minutes was spent on this project) that end up getting Wall Street Journal coverage! but I'm not complaining. ;) Latest Tweets Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to this blog: Email address:

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Zuzu's Petals

Part of the Cinema Obscura Poster Series

December 25, 2014/0/0/
Graphic Designer Movie Poster Series - Wonderful Life It’s a Wonderful Life

Merry Christmas to all! Here's a new poster design for the series, can you guess what film it's from? My favorite of the Holidays. ‪#‎CinemaObscura‬ Latest Tweets Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to this blog: Email address:

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Birthday Invites

November 5, 2014/0/0/

My Daughter is growing up way to fast, she's almost 4 years old. When I asked her what she wanted me to design for her birthday invites, she shouted out "Superheroes and Unicorns! I love unicorns daddy!" which lead to the creation of this awesomeness:

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Throwback Thursday

October 9, 2014/0/0/
Concert Poster Design Ted Leo

Here's a throwback to my college days circa 2005. I was a DJ and PR manager for the campus radio station at Fitchburg State College. We booked Ted Leo & The Pharmacists to play our event and needed a fun/edgy concert poster to plaster around campus. This was one of the deciding moment in my [...]

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70th Birthday Party

Birthday party invites and posters for the Mother-in-law

October 4, 2014/0/0/
70th Birthday Invitation Graphic Design

My Mother-in-law is turning the big 70 this weekend and we are having a surprise party in her honor! I designed these invites with her in mind, she adores floral patterns so the invites are covered front and back in contrasting floral wallpaper, along with a set of 3 matching frames to decorate the function hall, should make [...]

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