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RADIAN AFTERBURNER + RAMJET // Advertising & Editorial Pt. 2

This article is Part 2 in a series related to the RADIAN Weapons product launch. See Part 1 here AFTERBURNER + RAMJET print advertising and editorial that launched in November of 2021, and through the first month of 2022. Below are three insertions that comprised two months of ads supporting the launch of the RADIAN…

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PRIMARY WEAPONS SYSTEMS // BDE // Be Seen. Not Heard.

Introducing the PWS BDE 762 Suppressor: In April 2022, GUNLAND was approached by PRIMARY WEAPONS SYSTEMS (and recently new leadership) looking to launch an upcoming new product category, the PWS BDE 762 Suppressor. Having met at SHOT Show 2022, we were excited to create something refreshing and different, which would elevate the brand beyond its…

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LONE WOLF ARMS // You Are One of A Kind // Radio Spot

GUNLAND was approached by LONE WOLF ARMS to create a 30-second commercial spot that showcased the unique attributes that their offerings have. The ability to build a one-of-a-kind pistol that is as singular as the person owning it is. It is airing now on GUN TALK RADIO. Listen Now: The Brief: SQUAD: Team: GUNLAND Role…

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RADIAN AFTERBURNER + RAMJET // Product Launch Pt. 1

RADIAN AFTERBURNER RAMJET Fits GLOCK G19, Gen3, 4, 5; G19X, G45 Up to 44% recoil reduction. Threadless barrel. Legal for sale in 50 states

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SIG Sauer TShirts

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…