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This is our place to give kudos to people we like and hopefully help you find some new people you might like too. In no particular order...

Trim Tab Graphic Design (toot, toot) Chicago IL
Ork founder Jenny Beorkrem's freelance design arm

Screwball Press Chicago IL
Home to the Chicago's largest rock screen print collection... Oh and 100% of Ork's screen prints are printed here.

Coudal Partners Chicago IL
The best way to tell you what they do is for you to see it for yourself. Just go to the site.

Aesthetic Apparatus Minneapolis MN
Some of the finest looking rock prints of late are being squirted out by the Aesthetic Apparatus crew.

Little Friends of Printmaking Milwaukee WI
A illustrating/screen printing duo ready to conquer to the world with ink and paper.

Dan Grzeca Chicago IL
If you've met Dan Grzeca, consider yourself lucky... he makes some darn good lookin posters.

Ryan Kapp Chicago IL
A talented artist and friend of Ork- we love his "lights in the windows" painting series and his prints have all the right moves.

Campfire Goods Akron OH
Some well-designed state and city-related Tshirts.

RAYGUN Des Moines IA
Owner Mike D went all the way to the East Coast for an Ivy League education, then turned around and came right back to Des Moines to open a Tshirt shop... good thing the T's are incredibly awesome so his parents couldn't get mad at him for it. (like... "America, only the insured survive", and "Dance it out bitch!") Be sure to check out the 'Etc' link there, it's funny.

Frank Chimero Portland OR
A talented graphic designer and illustrator. Also has a print series based on shapes of different states.

The Bird Machine Chicago IL
Website of illustrator Jay Ryan, who first learned to print at Screwball Press (see above). Maybe when you're this good it's easy to have a list of 'clients' that include Swell Season, Broken Social Scene, Andrew Bird, My Morning Jacket, Decemberists, Shins, Lews Black and Spoon... maybe.

Diana Sudyka Chicago IL
Beautiful illustrated art prints and gig posters, etchings and paintings

Delicious Design League Chicago IL
Another great duo of designers/illustrators/screen printers shaking up the scene in Chicago and beyond.

SonnenZimmer Chicago IL
And yet ANOTHER duo of artists/designers/screen printers doing their thing in the Windy City

Hammerpress Kansas City MO
Superfine letterpress

Spudnik Press Chicago IL
This cooperative community printshop offers open studio time, classes, workshops, gallery exhibitions and residencies. Awesome!

Daytrotter Rock Island IL
FREE MUSIC ALERT!! Yes and it's legal. Daytrotter flags down bands traveling west from Chicago and lures them into playing a few songs in the Daytrotter studio, which they then so kindly record and release on their website for people like you and me to download FOR FREE! Absolutely brilliant.

OMG Posters
Design Observer
Design 21 Social Design Network
Design Can Change
Speak Up
The Post Family
Illinois Airship

Non-profit organizations Ork has supported:
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago
New Orleans non-profits listed here
River Action
HEAL Africa
Van Alen Institute/Productive Public Space
WBEZ Chicago NPR
NRDC - Midwest
Best Buddies Illinois

Taste of the Nation, Seattle
Bay Area Youth Sports Foundation (BAYS)
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls
The ALS Association, Oregon & SW Washington
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
St. Baldrick's Foundation, Conquer Kids' Cancer
Teen with a Dream Foundation

Ork Posters, ork design

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