businesses, but in terms of design they’re probably more unique than they are similar. They
have different design processes, styles, and mediums, as well as myriad sources of inspiration.
Meyer says that the Plaid name was inspired by
the cover of the children’s book Elmer by David McKee about an elephant with a patchwork
hide. “He isn’t actually plaid,” Meyer says, but
inspiration is rarely a direct line. The company’s mascot, a plaid elephant, was conceived
from the same place.
In addition to traditional business materials and clothing, Kirkpatrick has designed
snowboards (in response to “You do a lot of
things,” he laughs and agrees). In his younger
days he entered a snowboard design contest,
and while he didn’t win, one of the judges
Annie Brace of Corso Graphics designed this
poster for Alaska Clean Harbors, a voluntary,
non-regulatory program that works throughout
Alaska to help prevent pollution and reduce
waste in our harbors and waterways.
Image courtesy of Corso Graphics
Arctic Moon Bakery logo designed by Annie
Brace, owner of Corso Graphics.
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Business and Real Estate Law
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