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Draplin Design Co., North America
September 19, 2018
DDC vs. DMB: SOLD OUT.
Posted at 11:06 AM

THAT TOOK ALL OF TWO MINUTES: To sell out our stack of Dave Matthews Band posters. Holy shit. Two minutes. Woosh.

Sadly, due to the INSANE RUSH of orders, it oversold, and we’ll be in touch with each person who didn’t make the fifty poster cut-off. My sincerest apologies. Before I could turn the link off, another 20 orders came in! That was at the 110-second mark? Who lives like this?!

That was fuckin’ nuts. Ferocious. Terrifying. Fun. Surreal. Thank you to everyone who snagged one!

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IN FIFTY-NINE MINUTES FROM NOW: Fifty of our “Dave Matthews Band, Bend, Oregon, 8/28/18” concert poster screen prints! 11 AM PST! Right here! Ordering details go up at 11 AM, SHARP! BAM!

June 16, 2018
Early Summer Listening List
Posted at 01:14 AM

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01. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Sparkle Hard (Orion cover design! Rexroad cover photo!)
02. Sleep - The Sciences
03. Howlin Rain - The Alligator Bride
04. Duran Duran - Rio
05. Duran Duran - Seven and the Ragged Tiger
06. Deep Purple - In Rock
07. Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks
08. The Sea and Cake - Any Day
09. Tad - Quick and Dirty
10. Flaming Lips - Onboard the International Space Station Concert
11. Dharma Bums - Bliss
12. Dharma Bums - Haywire
13. Jack Cooper - Sandgrown
14. Heron Oblivion - The Chapel
15. Chris Crofton - Hello It's Me
16. Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Wolf of the Cosmos
17. Uncle Tupelo - No Depression Rarities
18. Melvins - Pinkus Abortion Technician
19. Beach Slang - We Were Babies & We Were Dirtbag 7-inch
20. The Beatles - Beatles For Sale
21. Badfinger - No Dice
22. Led Zeppelin - How The West Was Won
23. Guided By Voices - Space Gun
24. Dungen & Woods - Myths 003
25. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Polygondwanaland
26. Yo La Tengo - There's A Riot Going On
27. Mount Eerie - Now Only
28. Buffalo Tom - Quiet & Peace
29. Sonic Youth - Bad Moon Rising
30. Bill Evans - Everybody Digs Bill Evans
31. Calexico - The Thread That Keeps Us
32. Ron Wood - I've Got My Own Album To Do
33. Pete Krebs - Greatest Hits
34. Mark Kozelek - Sings Favorites
35. Chris Stapleton - From A Room: Volume 2
36. Ryley Walker - Deafman Glance
37. Neil Young - Roxy: Tonight's the Night Live
38. Son Volt - Trace
39. Black Sabbath - Paranoid
40. Wilco - Schmilco

April 30, 2018
NOW TAKING ORDER: Pizza Kings Team T-Shirts!!!
Posted at 07:59 PM

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Product Description:
A couple days back my nephew Oliver was in the shop, telling me about baseball practice earlier in the afternoon. He saddled up to the monitors with me and we got to work on a Pizza Kings logo for the team, if anything, just for the hell of it. I had some ideas, of course, but even cooler than that, Oliver knew EXACTLY what he wanted in the logo. He's almost eight and knows his stuff. We traded sketches and got to work. In no time, we had the design you are seeing up above. And just for fun, we posted it on Instagram, and had an OVERWHELMING response from everyone pledging to get a shirt to help out the team! So that's what you are seeing here. We're going for it.

Our first goal is to get a t-shirt for each kid on Oliver’s team! All proceeds past that go to snacks and drinks for the kids. All proceeds past that get donated to the league.

We're gonna leave the post up for a good, solid week, and then place the order for the shirts. Hoping to deliver the things around mid May-ish!

PLACE THAT ORDER and let's get the Pizza Kings of Sellwood outfitted! Batter up!

The t-shirt order is in!!!
We'll ship them AS SOON as they are done at the printer. Stay tuned, Pizza Kings fans!

The Fine Print:
For customers using PayPal, click the link above they'll take it from there. For customers who aren't using PayPal, send us an email to "orders(at)draplin.com" and we'll get back to you with an address to ship the funds to. We accept money orders and cold hard cash, so, get with it, man! All orders are shipped out as fast as we can. Usually a couple days after the order comes in. We ship everything USPS "First Class" rates. If you want quicker shipping, contact us and we can ramp it up to USPS Priority, or whatever you need. We aim to please!
International Orders:
We cover the shipping in the states, but charge the basics for international orders. Before you place the order through our PayPal account, send us an email to "orders(at)draplin.com" and we'll get you a shipping quote for the goods you are interested in. As simple as that! Thanks!

©2018 DDC Dry Goods Div., Merch Dept., Portland, Ore.

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INFINITE POSSIBILITIES, YOU GUYS: Our fourth Skillshare class is up RIGHT NOW, and with one click here, you can get going in it: "Situation: Iteration - Iterating with Shape, Style, and Color"

With simple moves, you can tweak even the most basic of sketches into new, exciting territory. You just gotta put the work in and let it flow. We'll arm you with quick moves to add to your growing quiver of creative twists and turns. We show you how to push shapes, styles, colors, type and texture, all packed into one raging class. GO!

As always, I look forward to seeing what you guys come up with! I'll be lurking around the Skillshare's project gallery page, offering up comments, tips and high fives!

Don't forget our first three classes, either: "Logo Design with Draplin: Secrets of Shape, Type and Color", "Circular Logo Design with Draplin: Combine Type & Icons in a Classic Shape" and "Customizing Type: Creating Wordmarks That Work". Dig in, people, dig in deep!

A big, hairy, iterated thank you to Elliott, Bill and Scott from Skillshare for hanging in there with me. Here's four iterations on thanking them: 01. Thanks, you scrubs. 02. Thank you from the bottom of my bacon, egg and cheese bagel. 03. Thank you, peckerwoods. 04. Thank you for being awesome and patient each time we jump into the ring.


December 15, 2017
Tons of New DDC Action Caps!!!
Posted at 01:42 PM

JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS: Tons of new DDC Action Caps hot off the delivery truck! These things are still cold from their spot on the UPS truck. Warm one up with that noggin of yers! We're shipping all day! GO!

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Ordering Details:
$32.99 - Shipping Included! (U.S.A.)
Colorways

New "Places We Love" DDC Action Caps
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Ordering Details:
$32.99 - Shipping Included! (U.S.A.)
Mesh Back Colorways

New "Hot Off The Delivery Truck" DDC Action Caps
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Ordering Details:
$32.99 - Shipping Included! (U.S.A.)
Mesh Back Colorways



December 07, 2017
Portland Bazaar 2017!!!
Posted at 01:06 PM

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THIS WEEKEND, PORTLAND: Our fifth showing at the Portland Bazaar!!! We’ve locked down TWO SPACES this time around for MAXIMUM DDC MERCH dispersal. Friday from 6-9 PM, and then Saturday and Sunday from 10-5 PM! So many boss vendors will be there offering a wide array of items. Drinks, food, cool stuff. Gift ideas! Goodies! FULL DDC MERCH LINE OF: DDC Books, posters, mini-prints, hats, beanies, mugs, key thingies, bandanas, magnets, patches,decals, goodies, things and stuff at "Portland Only" prices. Full line of Field Notes and Notes To Self wares, too! North Warehouse at 723 N. Tillamook! Come hang out!


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WE'RE OUT THERE: Come see a show!


October 18, 2017
AdobeMAX 2017
Posted at 08:32 PM

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HAVING A SHITLOAD OF FUN: Here at AdobeMAX in Las Vegas! Thanks to everyone who came to my talk this afternoon! Doing the same talk again tomorrow morning at 8:15 AM!

And then on Friday, that's the day we're doing a FULL-THROATED, GO-FOR-BROKE, LOAD-IT-ALL-IN, PRICED-TO-MOVE, WE-MIGHT-BE-DEAD-TOMORROW pop-up shop filled with DDC merch! Come find us, AdobeMAX peoples! Friday from 9:30 AM to 4 PM. We're not messing around. Things you need!


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PORTLAND POP-UP ALERT: This Saturday at Outlet PDX! Yes! Yeslet! Just got the big news that we’re doing a DDC & Notes to Self pop-up at Outlet PDX on Saturday, October 7 from 11am-4pm! Come hang out! Under the watchful eye of our buddy Kate Bingaman-Burt!

We’ll have a full offering of DDC merch in tow, and, Leigh's entire line of cool stuff from her new project Notes To Self! Come hang out! General conversation, weather speculation, book signing, high fiving, chewing the fat, shaking hands, spinning yarns and whatever else we can pack in from those five hours.

Here's the official link to it! Love all that yellow!



September 20, 2017
SOLD OUT! Fifty Jerry Posters!
Posted at 12:15 PM

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HELL IN A BUCKET: Sold out! Sold out! Sold out! Sold out! Sold out! Sold out!

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TODAY'S THE DAY: Fifty Jerry posters up for sale! The link will be up in just 15 minutes, right here on Draplin.com. Like, right above this post! Come back at noon to snag one of these!

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Product Description:
My favorite stories always involve a buddy taking matters into their own hands and creating their own way. Or brand, band, product, store, movement or whatever. Basically, the scariest of territories where you embark into the unknown, with only your handiwork to guide the whole thing. And Portland's Wood&Faulk is one of my favorites here in this exciting category of "buddies doing things on their own terms."

I met Matt Pierce from Wood&Faulk about five years back. He was partnering with Greg Hennes on The Portland Bazaar and each year when we were setting up, I'd get to check out his latest bag designs and accessories. And each season, he'd have a couple new things. I loved the detail, function, durability, timelessness and confidence in his products.

From the rustic simplicity of their "Camp Stool" to that ballistic "Carpenter Bag", the pieces were so impressive to me. And of course, their growing line of accessories and cool stuff. I'm blown away each time I hit the site to see what they've been cooking up. This stuff is special. It's not like this is some big, lumbering company. Every detail is fretted over, and there's something really special about that.

I was doing some work for The Jennings Hotel for Greg Hennes, and made a graphic for a tote bag made by Wood&Faulk. That was one bad-ass tote bag. I simply hit Matt up and begged him to make me an orange version. We worked out the colors, leather and canvas weights and in no time I had a run of 50 bags on deck! And that's what you are seeing here. Introducing the DDC Brand "Orange Tote Bag" by Wood & Faulk. Item number "DDC-147" in our proud roster of spirited merch items.

This is the nicest piece of merch we've made to date. These things will GO THE DISTANCE. I've been beating mine to shit on the road and around the shop, and it's as tough as it was on day one. Thanks, Matt. I love these tote bags!

Product Details:
01. Proudly manufactured right here in Portland, Oregon by our buddies at Wood&Faulk.
02. The "As Orange As Possible" canvas is from Fairfield Textile in New Jersey. Some burly stuff, there.
03. Inner pocket for Field Notes, car keys or a wallet.
04. Cool car keys/key chain leather thingie that tucks into the inner pocket.
05. Thick hit of "Way White" on the inner pocket. Discreet. Thick ink on durable cotton.
06. The soft, durable leather straps are from the world famous SB Foot Tanning Co. in Red Wing, Minnesota. Bought by Red Wing Shoes in the '80s, it's the largest tannery in the United States. Here's a little video about those amazing hides.
07. The bombproof rivets are from YKK USA. Made in Macon, Georgia.
08. Minimal hit of woven label branding on side.
09. Agreeable dimensions of 15" tall x 15" wide. Then a cool 6" deep.
10. Flat bottom allows the bag to stand up and hold its shape when loaded with groceries, books, dirty laundry, records or whatever you are lugging around.
11. Will hold just about anything!
12. The official tote bag of the Draplin Design Co.!
13. WAY LIMITED EDITION of 50 for the "First Run" of these champions.
14. In stock forever, or, as long as we can coax/cajole/sweet-talk Wood&Faulk to make them for us!
15. Check out this shot of Matt and I "sealing the deal" on these amazing totes! Interesting "hand placement" in that one.
Ordering Details:
$149.99+$12 Shipping (U.S.A.)
The Fine Print:
For customers using PayPal, click the link above they'll take it from there. For customers who aren't using PayPal, send us an email to "orders(at)draplin.com" and we'll get back to you with an address to ship the funds to. We accept money orders and cold hard cash, so, get with it, man! All orders are shipped out as fast as we can. Usually a couple days after the order comes in. We ship everything USPS "First Class" rates. If you want quicker shipping, contact us and we can ramp it up to USPS Priority, or whatever you need. We aim to please!
International Orders:
We cover the shipping in the states, but charge the basics for international orders. Before you place the order through our PayPal account, send us an email to "orders(at)draplin.com" and we'll get you a shipping quote for the goods you are interested in. As simple as that! Thanks!

©2017 DDC Dry Goods Div., Merch Dept., Portland, Ore.


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The tour is done and the van is unpacked…and we miss the big road! And all the faces and handshakes and good times. Thank you to everyone who came out to a show the last couple months!

A couple of high-level Skillshare top brass tagged along for a stop on my book tour to learn about what life is like on the road with Leigh, the van and I. All the warts and moles from our recent stop in Philadelphia with our buddy Steve DeCusatis. Thanks again for pulling off a killer show!

Although this isn’t a new class, here’s a 10 minute short doc on what’s it like to go on tour, and, operate from the road: "Designer in a Van: On Tour with Aaron Draplin"

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AND DON'T FORGET OUR THREE SKILLSHARE CLASSES: These things are still raging along! Get in there and get weird with them!

01. "Logo Design with Draplin: Secrets of Shape, Type and Color"
02. "Circular Logo Design with Draplin: Combine Type & Icons in a Classic Shape"
02. "Customizing Type with Draplin: Creating Wordmarks That Work"


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01. John Moreland - Big Bad Luv
02. The Posies - The Best of The Posies
03. Afghan Whigs - In Spades
04. Craig Finn - We All Want The Same Things
05. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
06. Yes - Fragile
07. Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend
08. Anvil - Metal On Metal
09. Mastodon - Emperor of Sand
10. Peter Sarstedt - The Lost Album
11. Windhand - Grief's Infernal Flower
12. Ryan Adams - Prisoner
13. The Del-Vetts - The Del-Vetts
14. Holy Sons - In The Garden
15. Son Volt - Notes of Blue
16. Richmond Fontaine - You Can't Go Back If There's Nothing To Go Back To
17. Belle Adair - Tuscumbia
18. Bash & Pop - Anything Could Happen
19. Flaming Lips - Oczy Mlody
20. Beach Slang - A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings
21. Beach Slang - Who Would Ever Want Anything So Broken? - EP
22. Beach Slang - Cheap Thrills On a Dead End Street - EP
23. Beach Slang - The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us
24. Heatmiser - Cop and Speeder
25. Düngen - Häxan
26. Car Seat Headrest - Teens Of Denial
27. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
28. Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
29. Lambchop - FLOTUS
30. Dinosaur Jr - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
31. Red Fang - Only Ghosts
32. Wilco - Schmilco
33. Bon Iver - 22, A Million
34. The Buckinghams - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (A Collection)
35. Drive-By Truckers - American Band
36. Crosby, Stills & Nash - CSN
37. Morgan Delt - Phase Zero
38. Phones - Echo In Time
39. Black Sabbath - Sabotage
40. Black Sabbath - Never Say Die!
41. Shins - Heartworms
42. Temples - Volcano


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FOR THE MOST IMMEDIATE OF RELEASES: Introducing our new typeface, DDC HARDWARE!

A typeface revived, designed and produced by the Draplin Design Co. and Lost Type Co-Op.

- Three weights.
- Full range of diacritics that supports over 100 languages!
- Versatile range of ordinals.
- Historical alternates.
- Split fractions and diagonal fractions.

This straight-talking typeface is ready to do the job.

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THE STORY GOES: "DDC Hardware was made out of frustration. I couldn’t find a simple, utilitarian typeface that was as ubiquitous as the letterforms I’d see in my travels on the back roads and industrial yards across North America. That, and free of the latest trends and ironic twists in the type world. I just wanted something that was painfully functional. Unapologetic! I’d be in some alley or junkyard, and I’d see versions of the typeface painted on corrugated steel siding, or, ghosted on some old brick wall. So I’d take a couple shots, stew over it the rest of the ride and build a couple characters later on that night. In a couple nights, I had an alphabet to pick and choose from. This was 2004 and went on for a decade where I’d create words/logos piece by piece from my original file. And then I met Riley Cran. He expanded the character set, built it into three weights and brought DDC Hardware to life and ready for the world. Things get buried by time and progress. And sometimes you have to unearth them and bring them back to life. DDC Hardware is ready to do the job."—Aaron James Draplin, Draplin Design Company

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CHECK OUT THE INCREDIBLE MINISITE: DDC Hardware!

Built/coded by the IMPRESSIVE Kenneth Ormandy. With help from Riley Cran. Go test the typeface out there! Editable, right there in the browser! Go!

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Get your copy now: DDC HARDWARE!

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No bullshit allowed: DDC HARDWARE!

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Works everywhere: DDC HARDWARE!

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Sands the test of time: DDC HARDWARE!

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OUT THIRD SKILLSHARE CLASS IS OUT: "Customizing Type"

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OUT THIRD SKILLSHARE CLASS IS OUT: "Customizing Type"

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GET IT GOING, STUDENTS: Our third Skillshare class is up, out, happening, live, living, learning, loving, going apeshit and GETTING WEIRD right now, right here: "Customizing Type"

Go long, go short, kern it, track it, sketch it...just so long as you stay the hell away from the dreaded "Default" stuff! Let us arm you with a quiver of custom type tools!

Don't forget our first two, either: "Logo Design with Draplin: Secrets of Shape, Type and Color" and "Circular Logo Design with Draplin: Combine Type & Icons in a Classic Shape"

I look forward to seeing what you guys make!

And hey, thanks to Elliott, Bill and Scott from Skillshare for jumping into the ring with me. Always awesome. Thanks!



February 07, 2017
THICK LINES: "Dayglow!"
Posted at 05:09 PM

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DDC "Thick Lines" Poster Series, No. 07, "Dayglow"

NOW SHIPPING: The 7th poster in our "Thick Lines" poster series! Introducing "Dayglow!" Five fluorescent colors and a hit of black. Beyond bright!

GO: Get "Dayglow" here.


January 11, 2017
Early 2017 Listening List
Posted at 07:14 PM

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01. Beach Slang - A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings
02. Beach Slang - The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us
03. Beach Slang - Cheap Thrills On a Dead End Street EP
04. Beach Slang - Who Would Ever Want Anything So Broken? EP
05. Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
06. Phones - Back In Time
07. Heatmiser - Cop and Speeder
08. Düngen - Häxan
09. Car Seat Headrest - Teens Of Denial
10. The Circle Jerks - Wönderful
11. Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
12. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
13. Lambchop - FLOTUS
14. Tad - God's Balls (Deluxe Edition)
15. Tad - Salt Lick (Deluxe Edition)
16. Tad - Eight Way Santa (Deluxe Edition)
17. Morgan Delt - Phase Zero
18. Crosby, Stills & Nash - CSN
19. Scott Fagan - South Atlantic Blues
20. Drive-By Truckers - American Band
21. Bon Iver - 22, A Million
22. Red Fang - Only Ghosts
23. Dicks - 1980-1986
24. Wilco - Schmilco
25. Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
26. Melvins - Ozma
27. Big Business - Command Your Weather
28. Neil Young - Silver & Gold
29. Stereolab - Cobra And Phases Group Play Voltage In The Milky Night
30. Damian Jurado - Visions of Us on the Land
31. Jim Sullivan - U.F.O.
32. William Tyler - Modern Country
33. Dianogah - As Seen From Above
34. Butthole Surfers - Independent Worm Saloon
35. Butthole Surfers - Electriclarryland
36. Butthole Surfers - Double Live
37. Elevator To Hell - Eerieconsilation
38. Richmond Fontaine - You Can't Go Back If There's Nothing To Go Back To
39. The Jayhawks - Paging Mr. Proust
40. Prince - Dirty Mind


January 01, 2017
DDC in 2017!
Posted at 12:00 AM

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WE'RE STILL ALIVE: And pledge to really give it a go in 2017. Happy New Year to all of you, except for one asshole in New York.


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12,000 MILES OF APPRECIATION: We did it! The DDC 2016 Fall Tour is complete, and man, I am beyond thankful for the opportunity to go to so many wild places, meet so many cool people, sell and sign a mountain of books, whip through so many states, and, all in an orange Ford Econoline E-350 van. #stubbornfacts

And, with the great Leigh Mckolay as my co-pilot. Thank you for navigation, merch prowess, hotel room logistics, podcast searches and gold standard open road companionship. Thank you, lady. #mush

Thank you to everyone who came out to the shows, bought some merch, brought in their books to sign, bought a book, shook our hands, told us their stories, came to a workshop, loaded in merch, shared a dinner with, helped us “find the gig”, set up any number of hospitable nights and facilitated the greatest adventure of my life.

I didn’t get into graphic design to make books. Or go on a fuckin’ book tour? I got into graphic design to make a living. So this? I can’t believe what we pulled off. Still nursing a big ol' orange buzz. So thankful. #appreciation

And, uh, we’re currently scheming up a blistering Spring Tour, that’ll cover, uh, EVERYWHERE ELSE. Dates announced after the new year!

(Late night Marquette, Michigan photo by Josh LeClair! With direction from Mike Forester!)


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GET IN THE VAN: The tour starts tomorrow in Bend, Oregon at the Swivel Conference! Can't wait to get down there, and, EVERYWHERE ELSE!!!

May 17, 2016
DDC BOOK: Out Today!!!
Posted at 07:50 AM

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TODAY IS THE DAY: Our book, "Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything" comes out today!

We've been waiting for this one since that surreal day in November of 2014 when we got the call up to the big leagues by John Gall of Abrams Books! Things really heated up when we signed the contracts in March of 2015! That's when shit went from "maybe, huh, really?" to "we're doing this thing!", and quick. And today, the last year of fret, sweat, nightmares, freak-outs, production, color-correcting, scanning, compiling, scheming, kerning, dreaming, wondering, anticipation and general excitement comes to a big ol' "Pantone Orange 021" head.

Be free, DDC Book. Get out there!

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GRAND CANYONS OF APPRECIATION ARE FELT: To my mom for always being there, to my dad wherever the hell he is in the cosmos, to Leigh for patience, to Leah, Jacob and Oliver, to sister Sarah, to Goo and Dave for helping me shoot shit, to all my rotgut buddies, heroes and mentors who wrote a paragraph on pages 006-007, to Mark Welsh, Neil Dacosta, Aaron Okayama and Micheal Poehlman for photography, Jim Coudal, Michele Seiler, Bryan Bedell, Matt Jorgensen and Dawson and all Field Notes peoples in Chicago,

To John Gall at Abrams Books for reaching out, patience, guidance, goading, excellence and making this happen. To Gabe Levinson, Sarah Massey, Joseph Villella, Devin Grosz, Marti Malovany, Michael Jacobs, Denise LaCongo, Jennifer Brunn, Paul Colarusso, Tina Mories, Mamie VanLangen from Abrams Books.

To Andrea Robinson, Peter Donahue, Mindy Koentopp and Jane Vandenberg of RR Donnelly for helping me make the slipcase. So many people wouldn't give me the time of day and you guys CAME THROUGH and made it happen for the book. Thank you. Brillianta 4196 forever!

And finally, to all of you who bought one. Thanks, you guys. I didn't get into graphic design to make books. I got into graphic design to make a living. And today, my fuckin' mind is blown. Thank you for this privilege and opportunity, and for believing in me. And for believing in the DDC. Thank you.

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EVERYTHING ELSE, EVERYTHING ELSE, EVERYTHING ELSE: When we first got this thing going, I had a long wishlist readied. And man, Abrams hit all the big ones for the book. Debossed cover, Orange 021 spot color throughout the entire book, 256 pages...I was in heaven. And the coolest part, the book would be super affordable at the $39.99 retail price. I was proud as hell of that. I remember not being able to afford big design books. So I'd flip through them and leave 'em behind. Our book? Viciously affordable.

But of course, I went ape-shit and built a big list of "Everything Else" including a boss slipcase, mini prints, merit badge, decal sheet, bookmarks, a couple sets of fiercely limited edition Field Notes "Pretty Much Everything" edition and other goodies. Mystery items, too. That's a pretty big pile of stuff.

And just to be clear, the DDC "Everything Else" Enhancement Kit DOES NOT come with the book. Buy that separately. The "EEEK" kit comes with a beautiful slipcase filled with items designed to enhance the book.

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BUILT LIKE A BRICK SHITHOUSE: Wait until you see that slipcase up close! Beautiful orange Brillianta fabric wrapping and thick, thick walls. Will Protect your "Pretty Much Everything" from, well, pretty much everything.

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ITEMIZED: DDC "Everything Else" Enhancement Kit, Item List:

01. EEEK-001 "Decal Sheet"
02. EEEK-002 "Merit Badge"
03. EEEK-003 "Certificate of Authenticity"
04. EEEK-004 "Mini Print Set"
05. EEEK-005 "Bookmark Set"
06. EEEK-006 "Everything Else Notes"
07. EEEK-007 "DDC Pinback"
08. EEEK-008 "Troll Excerpt"
09. EEEK-009 "PME Slipcase"
10. EEEK-010 "Field Notes Three-Packs"
11. EEEK-0?? "Mystery Items!"

(TO BE CLEAR: The DDC "Everything Else" Enhancement Kit DOES NOT come with the book. Buy that separately. This is for an amazing slipcase, Field Notes, mini prints and a ton of cool extras.)

Click here to get in a little closer at all that gear packed into that slipcase! Ordering details below.

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Will Resume Shipping December 1st!!!

READ THIS! The Fine Print:
And just to be crystal clear, the enhancement kit DOES NOT come with a "Pretty Much Everything" book. Order that off Amazon here, or find it at a retailer near you. The DDC "Everything Else" Enhancement Kit is a product of the Draplin Design Co., built to ENHANCE the book you bought.


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TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY: Today is May 16th. Tomorrow is the May 17th book release!!! All this time. All this freaking out. All the pages. All the fret. Coming to one big Pantone Orange 021 head tomorrow.

One final day to pre-order it, too! Snag a copy for just $25 all day today!

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ACT NOW: Get your copy on pre-order at ddcbook.com. Pick from a list of fine retailers.

OUR PUBLISHER: Check out the book on Abrams.com!

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May 15, 2016
DDC BOOK: Two Days Out!!!
Posted at 12:29 PM

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COUPLE MORE TO GO: Just two days out from our official May 17th book release!!! That's Tuesday! Can't fuckin' contain myself. Nightmares, night sweats, night terrors...in anticipation for Tuesday!

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ACT NOW: Get your copy on pre-order at ddcbook.com. Pick from a list of fine retailers.

OUR PUBLISHER: Check out the book on Abrams.com!

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May 14, 2016
DDC BOOK: Three Days Out!!!
Posted at 10:57 AM

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SKETCHY THINGS COME IN THREES: Just three days out from our official May 17th book release!!! This coming Tuesday!

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ACT NOW: Get your copy on pre-order at ddcbook.com. Pick from a list of fine retailers.

OUR PUBLISHER: Check out the book on Abrams.com!

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May 13, 2016
DDC BOOK: Four Days Out!!!
Posted at 12:24 PM

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FOUR ON THE FLOOR: Just four days out from our official May 17th book release!!!

Thanks to everyeone who came to our book release at Hand-Eye Supply! Bullshitting, books and brews! Over 100 people! Bam! Thanks Tobias, Lyndsey and all Hand-Eye Supply folks!

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ACT NOW: Get your copy on pre-order at ddcbook.com. Pick from a list of fine retailers.

OUR PUBLISHER: Check out the book on Abrams.com!

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May 12, 2016
DDC BOOK: Five Days Out!!!
Posted at 11:29 AM

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FOUR FINGERS AND A TOENAIL: Just five days out from our official May 17th book release!!!

Thanks to everyone who came to our book release at Hand-Eye Supply! Bullshitting, books and brews! Over 100 people! Bam! Thanks Tobias, Lyndsey and all Hand-Eye Supply folks!

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ACT NOW: Get your copy on pre-order at ddcbook.com. Pick from a list of fine retailers.

OUR PUBLISHER: Check out the book on Abrams.com!

ON AMAZON.COM: "Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything"

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May 11, 2016
DDC BOOK: Six Days Out!!!
Posted at 11:51 AM

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THE BOOK RELEASE IS IMMINENT: Just six days out from May 17!!!

Hell, tonight in Portland there's a book release party at Hand-Eye Supply! Bullshitting, books and brews! Click here for details. 6pm, people!

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ACT NOW: Get your copy on pre-order at ddcbook.com. Pick from a list of fine retailers.

OUR PUBLISHER: Check out the book on Abrams.com!

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May 10, 2016
DDC BOOK: Seven Days Out!
Posted at 08:22 AM

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THE BOOK IS COMING: And we're just a week out from May 17!!!

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ACT NOW: Get your copy on pre-order at ddcbook.com. Pick from a list of fine retailers.

OUR PUBLISHER: Check out the book on Abrams.com!

ON AMAZON.COM: "Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything"

ON UNCRATE: "Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything"