Wish that you'd gotten a poster? Know someone who wants one?
We have just a few of the limited edition DDC vs. FTW "Indiana Beard" posters left. If you didn't get one, and regret it, or know someone who would like... Read more
Did you get your Kickstarter Rewards?
Hopefully you were able to attend the event and pick up your Kickstarter Rewards. But, if you didn't, please contact us and we will make arrangements to get them to... Read more
Tonight's the Night!
All the planning comes down to this.
Mr. Draplin is in town. So, don't be surprised if you see the large man himself cruising the streets of the Fort perusing... Read more
Do you have a question for Aaron Draplin?
To help make our Q&A time with Aaron as efficient as possible, we are collecting questions ahead of time.
Please click the link below to submit your question:
Remember:... Read more
Your tickets will arrive shortly
To those wondering just how they gain admittance to the event, don't worry. Your Kickstarter backer event tickets will be emailed to you no later than tomorrow.
And, if you... Read more
T-Minus One Week
Only one week left until Aaron Draplin invades the Fort. Are you as stoked as we are?
Please plan to arrive at Cinema Center* at 6:00PM for all of the... Read more
National Level Designer, Local Flavor
Matthew Rust of Goodnight Sweet Prints sets the stage:
French Paper Co. "Berrylicious" Pop-Tone paper
Pantone 165 ink (DDC "Factory Floor Orange")
Custom-mixed Brown ink, including MadBrew "Auburn Lager"
Join us for Designers Happy Hour
We wanted to make sure that everyone knows that the doors for DDC vs. FTW will open at 6:00PM the night of the talk for Designers Happy Hour.
Whether you're... Read more
Some Say We're Sell Outs
And they'd be right. We've got a full house for the event! However, our creativity has survived intact.
Stay tuned for exciting event details, including pre-talk festivities, in the coming... Read more
Aaron Draplin Tickets Still Available
If you know of anyone who would be interested in this event, we'd be grateful if you would share your excitement with them. We have a few tickets left and... Read more
Josh at Rust Belt KILLED IT with his illustration of Aaron that will be used on the limited edition poster.
We Made It!
The entire team at DDC vs. FTW wants to give you a heartfelt thanks for supporting our fundraising effort to bring Aaron Draplin to Fort Wayne.
We knew that this... Read more
Time to let the secret out. This shows where we're going creatively with the limited edition poster.
DDC vs FTW Street Team
Be on the lookout for our promo poster in and around the Fort Wayne area.
Designed by Rust Belt Co., and printed on beautiful Orange Light Glo-Tone from the French... Read more
Apologies for sending two updates in one day, but we felt the need to send this.
We have just learned about the sudden passing of Aaron Draplin's father, James.
Our... Read more
This event is coming together with the help of some great partners. So, we wanted to take this opportunity to acknowledge their involvement.
pye,brown - Our extremely generous benefactor.
JH... Read more
pye,brown steps up to the plate
Our Kickstarter campaign was less than two hours old when I got a notice from the app that we'd gotten our second pledge. Not bad, I thought. If we... Read more
DDC VS FTW is GO!
A big thank you to everyone who donated and/or helped spread the word about the Aaron Draplin lecture. We reached our Kickstarter goal, incredibly, in under two hours! Due to... Read more