Aaron Draplin

Draplin Design Co., Quality Control

Located in the mighty Pacific Northwest, the Draplin Design Co. proudly rolls up its sleeves on a number of projects related to the Print, Identity, Illustration and Gocco Muscle categories. We make stuff for Coal Headwear, Union Binding Co., Richmond Fontaine, Field Notes, Esquire, Nike, Wired, Timberline, Chunklet, Incase, Giro, Cobra Dogs, Burton Snowboards, Dawes, Patagonia, Target, Megafaun, Danava, Ford Motor Company, Woolrich and even the Obama Administration, if you can believe that. We pride ourselves on a high level of craftsmanship and quality that keeps us up late into the wet Portland night.

Our Proud List of Services: Graphic Design, Illustration, Friendship, Clipping Pathery, Garying, Jokes/Laughter, Campfire Strummin’, Gocco Dynamics, Road Trip Navigation, Trust, Guitar Tuning, Gen’l Conversation, Culture Critique, Color Correcting, Existential Wondering, Bounty Hunting, Heavy Lifting, Advice, A Warm Meal, Simple Ideas and Occasional Usage of Big Words.

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Sessions

Pretty Much Everything: The Harrowing Account of Making Our Very First Book

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Tower Theatre
Category: Creative, Keynote,

We got a book deal! And made a book! From the contract to the pagination to the design to the production to the nightmares to the triumphs, go behind the scenes with the Draplin Design Co. and the ultimate unleashing of all 256 pages of “Pretty Much Everything.” We didn’t get into to graphic design to make a book…we got into graphic design to make a living. Let us tell you how that translates into our very first book.

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