Inside the Design Studio

Artsy-fartsy ramblings from designer Geoff Bloom of Gigawatt Graphics

Back to the Future II 1989 Trading Cards – Unboxing Video

April 9, 2015/0/0/

As you all may have guessed, here at Gigawatt Graphics we go nuts for anything Back to the Future related (including our own posters). I recently stopped at a local games and collectibles store outside of Boston and found a box full of these 1989 Back to the Future II trading cards by Topps and Amblin [...]

Back to the future, BTTF, packaging, vintage

The Fifth Element – Cinema Obscura Poster Series

April 1, 2015/1/0/
The Fifth Element

Check out the latest edition to the Cinema Obscura poster series, this week's focus: The Fifth Element! One scene from when Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) free dives into Korben's (Bruce Willis) taxi, and another from the last scene of the film with the stones in Egypt. What do you think? Have a favorite movie you want to [...]

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Design Museum of Boston

March 11, 2015/0/0/

I've been waiting a while to share this, so it's an exciting day! My poster series is now being featured at the Design Museum of Boston! Check out the full interview I had with Design Museum Boston's Executive Director, Sam Aquillano here. The Design Museum is a new kind of museum focused on educating the [...]

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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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