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REJECTED T-SHIRTS

I’ve made a lot of t-shirts in my day, and the only thing greater than the t-shirts I’ve designed is the list of the ones that were rejected. Here is a couple from my SIG days that never saw the light of day: THE BIG WIN It was a big deal when the TANGO6T was…

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FLIR Teledyne // 2015 Tactical & Law Enforcement Catalog

SEE THE HEAT Role Responsible Strategy, and Management Lynn Twiss Freelance Strategist Strategy, Copywriting, Concepting Jake Murray Design & Photography Portland Agency FLIR, “The World’s Sixth Sense” was the brand motto that this 2015 audience-specific catalog was in support of. The concept is that with this “Sixth Sense” one could “SEE THE HEAT.” From illuminating…

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LEUPOLD // 2014 New Products

With complex product mixes, Leupold didn’t typically come to SHOT Show with only one new product introduction, but multiple across differing categories. The website we built in 2012 had the capability of pulling via the Artemis Marketing Database, all content into a single landing page – from across all categories. Shown below is the 2014…

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KIMBER // 2010 T-Shirt Designs

A set of Kimber t-shirt designs that were pitched to Kimber in 2010, under my Chambara freelance brand – was never produced. Thumb-Over-Thumb Combat Grip on Kimber 1911 I liked the non-traditional thumb-over-thumb grip on this 1911. Modern styles recommend straight thumbs. Digital Camo Kimber Covert 1911 This was to highlight the camouflage aspects of…

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SIG Electro-Optics // BDX Creative Visual Language

It always starts with The Brief. The Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX) system wasn’t a typical launch for SIG Sauer, as it was the company’s first major foray into the American Hunting market. Being known primarily as the choice for law enforcement and military divisions, its brand identity, and creative focus were on this aspect. Andy…

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KIMBER // Visual Editorial Archive

A Legacy of Information With thousands of articles and editorial write-ups on the product lines through the years, how was Kimber to easily serve this content to the customer? In 2008 I sat down and designed this UX Interface for a Library of periodical and collateral pieces. Designed – at the time – as an…

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SIG Sauer Wins NGSW.

The US Army announced today that the Next Generation Squad Weapons system will be delivered by SIG Sauer of Portsmith, New Hampshire. This is big news.  We at GUNLAND are excited to hear this come to fruition for our friends at SIG Sauer. All divisions were involved in some aspect of the NGSW program, directly…

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Federal Celebrates 100 Year Anniversay

ANOKA, MINNESOTA – In celebration of Federal Ammunition’s 100-year anniversary and rich history of shotshell manufacturing, the company is releasing four commemorative shotshell packages. In Federal’s early years, shotshells were the heart of the lineup. Target loads went by many names and had many looks over the decades, from Hi-Power and Monark to Reliable and Champion,…

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CALIBR Magazine: firearms lifestyle for Black Americans

Introducing CALIBR MAGAZINE™ which celebrates the fusion of African American gun ownership and Black culture, unlike any other publication.

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Primary Weapons Acquired by Vigilant Gear

Boise, ID –Primary Weapons Systems Under New Ownership Vigilant Gear Holdings has completed the acquisition of Primary Weapons Systems Inc., official as of March 21, 2022. Vigilant Gear Holdings, based out of Georgia, is not a new contender in the firearms industry. In 2019, Vigilant Gear also purchased Lone Wolf Distributors, now Lone Wolf Arms,…