A Night With… Aaron Draplin And The Harrowing Account Of Making His First Book

Come get the inside scoop with Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. and learn what goes on behind the scenes!

He’ll give an in-depth walk through of some of his projects and answer questions in a more intimate setting. He opens his laptop, and dip you inside it! Tips, tricks, tales and threats from his questionable existence! Questions answered. Riddles solved. Enigmas discussed. Free door prizes! Appetizers and Refreshments! Don’t miss out! 

More about Aaaron Draplin
"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 and Illustration categories. We make stuff for Coal Headwear, Union Binding Co., Richmond Fontaine, Esquire, Nike, Wired, Dinosaur Jr, Timberline, Eaux Claires, Poler, Incase, Cobra Dogs, Jill Soloway, Sasquatch! Music Festival, Rhett Miller, Old 97s, Nixon Watches, Patagonia, Target, Ford Motor Company and even the Obama Administration, if you can believe that. We’ve traveled the world telling our story, with 240 speaking fiascos under our belt and counting! We co-created Field Notes with our older brother Jim Coudal, and our memo books are sold in over 1,800 stores nationwide, with limited-edition special editions shipped quarterly to a booming subscriber list. Our first book titled “Pretty Much Everything” came out on May 17, 2016 on Abrams Books, which incredibly, is already in its third printing! We pride ourselves on a high level of craftsmanship and quality that keeps us up late into the wet Portland night."


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When & Where
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM MST
The Department
1 North 1st Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004