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BLDG Holiday Shop!

December 15, 2016

Winter is here and the holidays are coming! And if you're like us, you're still looking for the perfect holiday gift for that special someone. So get your tinsle outta that tangle cause w...

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SURFACE by Søren Solkær debuts in the Midwest!

July 22, 2016

BLDG is proud to announce SURFACE by Søren Solkær during the FotoFocus Biennial 2016. SURFACE is the definitive portrait anthology of the street art community and worldwide traveling e...

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199C: House of Cards Full Event Details

March 25, 2016

We're happy to announce the full event details for 199C: House of Cards. See below for what to expect to see on April 2. Featured artists Tyler Abner, Matt Barnes, Jarrod Becker, Toby...

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199C: House of Cards Edition

March 17, 2016

Saturday, April 2, 7 – 11 p.m. Exhibition dates April 2 through April 30. The third annual 199C is a collaborative art exhibition and block party celebrating two great achievements: B...

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New Work: Let’s March

March 1, 2016

BLDG is proud to announce that Xavier Athletics has officially launched its "Let's March" campaign today. #LetsMarch is a month-long Xavier men's basketball takeover focused on exciting X...

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Translating Art to Ink

February 8, 2016

A conversation with Kevin T. Kelly & Jon Flannery In 2015, BLDG revamped our print shop and began charting a new direction for collaborative printing with some of our favorite artists....

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Studio Visit with Kevin T. Kelly

January 29, 2016

It was a chilly Cincinnati day when the BLDG crew headed to the Essex to check out Kevin T. Kelly’s studio. But that didn’t stop us from having an in-depth conversation with Kevin about h...

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BLDG + Kevin T. Kelly Announce New Print

January 27, 2016

BLDG + Kevin T. Kelly announce new print release February 11. BLDG welcomes Post-Pop artist Kevin T. Kelly for his debut print release on February 11 at 12 p.m. Staying true to his vib...

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New Work: Cincinnati Art Museum

December 8, 2015

As we continue to establish ourselves as the bridge between fine art and design, we're thrilled to announce our newest client: Cincinnati Art Museum. We've recently began working with the...

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BLDG x The Carnegie for Modern Living: Objects and Context

December 1, 2015

We’d like to proudly introduce Modern Living: Objects and Context, an exhibition co-curated by BLDG and Matt Distel of The Carnegie in Covington, KY. Modern Living: Objects and Context is...

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Do You Believe In Radness?

November 23, 2015

Recently, BLDG had the pleasure of speaking with Clay Griffith of Cincinnati Refined to answer questions around what makes our creative team of “hilarious rag-tag savants” so special. Per...

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Commitment to Covington

November 20, 2015

The Center For Great Neighborhoods hosted their Annual Celebration and presented awards for community leadership in health, housing, creative placemaking, youth leadership, community proj...

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INK BLEEDS 5 On View Now

November 16, 2015

BLDG has partnered once again with the Art Academy of Cincinnati and AIGA Cincinnati to show work in INK BLEEDS 5, the fifth installment of their biennial pop-up rock poster show. BLDG ha...

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CFYW X BLDG New Print Release!

September 14, 2015

Last week was a big week for BLDG. Not only did we open Geoff Hargadon's exhibition Cash For Your Warhol: Fund Your Startup! our master printer Jon Flannery collaborated with the artist t...

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New Work: Xavier Musketeers

August 17, 2015

Xavier Athletics is partnering with BLDG to create a distinctive, elevated look that will highlight their growing success story in the BIG EAST Conference and across the nation. BLDG will...

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Cash For Your Warhol: Fund Your Startup!

August 14, 2015

BLDG proudly announces Cash For Your Warhol: Fund Your Startup! an exhibition exploring the intersection of art, money and entrepreneurship by conceptual artist and photographer Geoff Har...

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Introducing Opal

July 28, 2015

Ready, set, go! FirstBuild's Indiegogo campaign is now live for their newest product, the Opal Nugget Ice Maker. We've been working with FirstBuild on Opal for the past two months nami...

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In Vue

July 22, 2015

We're proud to announce In Vue, our re-brand of the Bellevue Renaissance Committee. Before a packed house of Bellevue, Kentucky residents and business owners, BLDG unveiled the new brand ...

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BLDG x Ink Your Love

July 11, 2015

If you've been around Cincinnati's downtown area in the past couple of weeks, it's likely that you've seen at least some part of the Ink Your Love project. Ink Your Love is a poem crowd-s...

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BLDG Awarded Creative Community Grant

July 6, 2015

The Center for Great Neighborhoods just announced BLDG as one of their Creative Community grant recipients! Over the next few months, BLDG will design and paint a new “Welcome to the W...

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Czech please!

May 29, 2015

BLDG & Ei8ht Ball Brewing hosts 2nd annual Mike Czech Pilsner batch release party June 11, 6:00 pm Ei8ht Ball Brewing, 95 Riviera Drive, Bellevue, KY, 41073 Mike Czech Pilsner re...

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BLDG at Merx 2015

May 12, 2015

BLDG partner Lesley Amann spent some time this morning speaking at Merx 2015, an International Best Practices Summit hosted by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Lesley was asked ...

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BLDG Expands Design and Print Competency

April 30, 2015

FORGING A NEW PATH, BLDG EXPANDS DESIGN AND PRINT COMPETENCY WITH CRYPTOGRAM Covington, KY - BLDG Refuge, LLC, a Covington-based boutique branding and design firm, joins forces with de...

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Covington Bicentennial Makeover

March 20, 2015

For their most recent issue, Cincinnati Magazine covered the maturation of Covington into the hip, young and livable place it has become. The article cites the “modernist graphics” of our...

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199C: All-Star Edition

March 10, 2015

BLDG proudly announces 199C: the region’s only Opening Day art event, April 3 – May 2. The show will feature artwork from 50+ artists from Covington and Cincinnati to Seattle and New York...

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SS&SG Traveling to NKU

February 5, 2015

The Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold show is off our walls, packed up and ready to travel to Northern Kentucky University to hang in their main gallery. We're excited to partner with NKU and br...

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Indiegogo Success with Paragon

February 3, 2015

Congratulations are in order for our client, FirstBuild! This morning, they launched their Indiegogo campaign for their latest product, the Paragon Induction Cooktop (a product we named a...

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Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold On View Now

January 16, 2015

Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold is now open for viewing in our gallery until January 30! See the pictures below for a taste of the artwork hanging in the gallery. Our gallery is open 9:00am – ...

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Copious Creative Wanted

January 5, 2015

BLDG is looking for a full-time Designer to join our family of creatives. We’re a delightfully dysfunctional group that is reshaping brand creation one client at a time. We create culture...

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Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold is Tonight!

December 31, 2014

The night is here! The opening of Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold starts tonight at 9:00 for the public. Don't forget to grab your tickets here. $20 donation gets you a great art show, foo...

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OMG LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING!!!!

December 19, 2014

Alright, fellow procrastinators, we've been waiting until the last minute to do our Christmas shopping, so we decided to give you a sweet deal to get a fantastic BLDG gift for everyone on...

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Look Out Miami!!

December 4, 2014

We're back! And by "we," I mean Jay... He's en route today, so if you're in Miami for Art Basel, say hello when you see the full-bearded fellow taking about how awesome Kentucky is and st...

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BLDG Presents: Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold Exhibition

December 1, 2014

BLDG announces Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold a pop-culture infused exhibition celebrating the glitz, glamour, rock ‘n’ roll, disco and drama of the 70s and 80s, December 31 - January 30. ...

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Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold Opening Reception

November 19, 2014

You're invited to a journey through the glitz, glamour, rock n’ roll, disco and drama of the 70s and 80s in a pop-culture inspired exhibition by BLDG. Soul, Sequins & Solid Gold explor...

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Great American Art Hack

November 3, 2014

This weekend, BLDG spent some time in Louisville at the Great American Art Hack. We were invited to help create an art exhibit from scratch by deconstructing GE appliances. See the photos...

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FAILE: Around The Corner

October 8, 2014

COVINGTON, KY - BLDG announces FAILE: Around the Corner, a large scale art installation in the City of Covington. October 9 - October 23. Since its inception in 1999, Brooklyn-based ar...

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BLDG Hosts Panel Discussion for Local Business Leaders

October 1, 2014

As we continue to establish ourselves as a catalyst for Northern Kentucky business, we hosted a panel discussion for regional business leaders, including BLDG Partner Jay Becker, to talk ...

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Knife And Fork

September 29, 2014

We're proud to announce we just received our promotional copy of Knife and Fork, featuring our work for Sotto. Published by Gestalten, this beautiful book features the best visual identit...

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Flooded 2014: A Gig Poster Exhibition

September 15, 2014

We're happy to announce this Friday (September 19) we'll be displaying a collection of our gig posters at 21c Museum Hotel for their show, Flooded 2014. Details on the show are below. ...

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COV200 Selfie Mural Project

September 10, 2014

We’re excited to announce the launch of the #COV200Selfie mural project that will be ongoing throughout the city’s bicentennial. We want all those who “Love The COV” to snap a selfie in f...

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BLDG at The City Flea

August 11, 2014

We'd like to cordially invite you to meet us this Saturday (August 16) at The City Flea at Washington Park in Cincinnati. The City Flea is Cincinnati's original curated, urban flea market...

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Madland Has Officially Launched

August 3, 2014

We're excited to announce that Madland has officially taken off! On Saturday, Reniassance Covington threw a Launch party for the opening of Madlot, the first installation for our Madland ...

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The Spirit of Progress

July 28, 2014

Anyone who deals closely with BLDG knows all about our community involvement and close ties to our city of Covington. The River City News just released an article pointing out 18 projects...

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FPO Awards Winners Announced

June 26, 2014

The FPO Awards, celebrating the best print work from around the world during 2013–14, have just announced their winners, including the LIVESTRONG Annual Report! The FPO Awards reward the ...

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Celebrating Independence with J. Roddy

June 9, 2014

BLDG is stoked to release these super–limited edition J. Roddy Walston & The Business show posters. Just in time for the 4th of July! The kicker to this special edition is the hand-emb...

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Now Open In Marysville!

June 5, 2014

After a few months of hard work, we're happy to announce the opening of Hinkley's in Marysville! As one of our most comprehensive projects, we designed the brand, interior design and webs...

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Back from Boca with a National ADDY

June 2, 2014

Though our trip to Boca Raton, Florida only lasted a couple of days, we definitely made the most of it. We attended the American Advertising Awards where we, along with our partner agency...

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American Advertising Awards & More

May 28, 2014

It's true. This Friday, we're off to Boca Raton, Florida for the weekend. Not for vacation, but to attend the American Advertising Awards to accept an award for our work for LIVESTRONG. ...

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Who or What is BLDG?

May 24, 2014

Kevin Ott stopped by and interviewed BLDG for ÆQAI, a Cincinnati-based e-journal for critical thinking, review and reflective prose on contemporary visual art. Ott's article, titled "BLD...

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New Work: COV200

May 23, 2014

BLDG is proud to announce our newest project, branding our own city's bicentennial. COV200 is going to be a year-long celebration celebrating Covington's past, present and future. The eve...

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Introducing Madland

April 26, 2014

BLDG and Frank Hulefeld of Anthem Project Productions are putting a new territory on the map with their creation of Covington’s new arts and music district claimed as Madland. This are...

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BLDG x Unheardof Print Release for 199C

April 1, 2014

As part of the 199C show, BLDG partnered with Unheardof to produce a 2-print series to be sold at both BLDG and Unheardof in Cincinnati. Each print is $40 and has been moving fast, so get...

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199C Now Open For Viewing

March 31, 2014

Opening Day is today and after a lively showing at the show opening, 199C is now open for viewing. See the pictures below for some shots of the opening party and a taste of the artwork ha...

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199C

March 13, 2014

199C: Cincinnati’s only Opening Day art event. The show opens on Friday, March 28 at BLDG Gallery, with work from over 40 artists ranging from a local to international scale themed around...

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BLDG vs. Ivan Crush

March 4, 2014

BLDG proudly announces our newest endeavor in creative collaboration, the BLDG vs. Ivan Crush Print Series. Working together in versus style, two new fine art prints will be screen printe...

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BLDG Takes Home Three Addys

February 23, 2014

Saturday night marked this year's edition of the Cincinnati Addys. BLDG was in full attendance, spreading our love to the crowd via Deer Antler Extract stickers as well as accepting a few...

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BLDG x Kentucky For Kentucky

February 4, 2014

Hey y'all we got a new collaborator in town… BLDG has teamed up with Kentucky For Kentucky of Kentucky Kicks Ass fame. We partnered to create a fresh print for their "One Damn Bad Oyster ...

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myNKY

January 17, 2014

Yesterday marked the launch of myNKY, a campaign for Vision 2015 to involve the public in creating the strategic vision of Northern Kentucky. BLDG created a mobile wall for myNKY to h...

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Not So Secret After Party

January 13, 2014

Clear your calendars for January 26th! The Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Not So Secret After Party is at BLDG starting at 10PM. Live music will be provided by Dark Colour will be rockin...

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Unapologetically Authentic

December 30, 2013

Fresh off the press, the Cincinnati Art Museum has a terrific article featuring the Covington art scene in the current edition of their quarterly member's magazine. Titled "Unapologetical...

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New Work: Red Feather Kitchen

December 23, 2013

We are proud to announce that Red Feather Kitchen is nearly ready to open their doors! We've been working closely with the new restaurant since concept phase to create their unique visual...

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VisitLEX on Brand New

December 12, 2013

Our VisitLEX branding has been featured today with a nice review on Brand New. Take a look at the project here.

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Where We Stand

December 12, 2013

Sometimes an effective piece of collateral can go a long way to drive an important point home with viewers. We had the opportunity to design a small, but highly important piece for the No...

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Shooter Jennings x Posters & Prayers Print Release

December 10, 2013

Posters & Prayers is proud to release a series of unique posters created for Shooter Jennings’ short film “The Other Life”. These amazing prints were illustrated by Josh Bodwell and print...

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Having A Ball And Helping The Arts

December 8, 2013

Bourbon, bootlegging and art—sounds like the perfect event to throw in our gallery… Saturday night we welcomed Covington Arts into our gallery for their Bootlegger's Ball, a fundraising e...

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VisitLEX Announces Name Change and New Brand

December 4, 2013

The Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau has officially announced their name change and brand update, designed right here at BLDG. Our case study can be seen here. Official release be...

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Ei8ht Ball Opening

November 21, 2013

Being friends with a good brewer pays dividends. BLDG was invited to take a field trip to the Ei8ht Ball Brewing friends and family pre-opening party. We obliged, especially when they pro...

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BLDG featured on FPO

November 18, 2013

Our work on the 2012 LIVESTRONG Annual Report has been featured this morning on FPO, the premier blog dedicated to the visual stimulus and the detailing of the development and production ...

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BLDG Office Updates

October 29, 2013

Be on the lookout for some BLDG office updates that are already underway. We're excited about all the upcoming transformations, especially as we start to integrate our bright green color ...

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Naughty or Mice on Display Now

October 7, 2013

Another show… another success. Friday night's opening of Naughty or Mice, featuring the works of new artist Tyler Abner, drew a large crowd and proved to be well-received. His work will b...

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Creating Ideas at the Idea Festival

September 25, 2013

In an effort to bring in design thinking to help solve social issues, BLDG was invited to participate in a experimental workshop at the Idea Festival called the IF Solutions Social Challe...

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CFYW x BLDG x Amann Family Benefit Fund

September 23, 2013

To show his support of the Posters & Prayers Benefit Event, we've received a gracious donation from artist Geoff Hargdon aka Hargo of Cash For Your Warhol fame. Included in the donation i...

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Naughty or Mice

September 20, 2013

Relive rebellious youth with art from Tyler Abner and the official opening of our new retail shop, BLDG Editions. The artist reception will be October 4 in our gallery, 8-11 pm. Naughty o...

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UPSTART Street Party

September 18, 2013

On September 19, beginning at 4:30pm, the City of Covington will close our block of Pike Street to launch UPSTART, a street party designed to inspire the entrepreneur in all of us. The pu...

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Posters & Prayers Benefit Event

September 12, 2013

Posters & Prayers, is throwing a benefit for our partner Mike Amann the evening of Thursday, Sept. 19 at Arnold’s Bar and Grill in downtown Cincinnati and will feature the prints of artis...

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Wooster Collective Feature

September 4, 2013

If you don't already check it daily (which you should), Wooster Collective has featured The Second Coming today. It's nice to see Covington's art culture get a quick mention on an interna...

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Steve Strong and the LIVESTRONG Annual Report

August 27, 2013

We shot a short video of the outside consultant we brought in to encourage the team during the making of the 2012 LIVESTRONG Annual Report. Enjoy!

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The London Police Media Roundup

The Second Coming Media Roundup

August 20, 2013

In the past week, BLDG has been blown away with the amount of press coverage we've been getting from The Second Coming. It's exciting to see how the region has embraced The London Police ...

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Launch Party Recap

August 19, 2013

BLDG would like to thank everyone who packed the BLDG gallery on Friday for The Second Coming Launch Party. In case you missed it, we unveiled the locations of the public art, we viewed a...

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The Second Coming Release Party

August 15, 2013

If you haven't already, clear your schedules Friday night for The Second Coming Release Party at BLDG starting at 7:00 PM. We'll reveal all the locations for The London Police Murals at t...

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Fashion Police Video Release

August 12, 2013

Our good friends Automagik just released their new music video for Fashion Police, shot right here at BLDG. Give it a watch, but beware of wild horses and Pokemon!

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Demand Better Cincinnati

August 7, 2013

Yesterday marked the launch of Demand Better Cincinnati, a campaign by Soapbox Media that brings attention to significant issues in the City of Cincinnati. The goal of the campaign is to ...

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Prepping For The London Police

August 6, 2013

T-minus 2 days and counting until The London Police arrive at BLDG! In the meantime, we're feverishly cleaning up the studio for our guests to use as their workspace and for The Second Co...

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Call To Walls for The Second Coming

July 31, 2013

Do you own a wall in Greater Cincinnati in need of a LAD by The London Police (TLP)? We're looking for businesses and residences to partner with for our newest collabortation with TLP, Th...

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The Second Coming

July 30, 2013

Followers of BLDG are likely to be familiar with The London Police (TLP) and their iconic artwork, so we'd like to proudly announce The Second Coming: The London Police return to BLDG. Du...

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Livestrong Annual Report Announcement Feature

LIVESTRONG Annual Report Now Available Online

July 23, 2013

BLDG is proud to announce our digital annual report for LIVESTRONG is now public! Working with our partners at Proclamation, we designed an annual report that gives a visual story of the ...

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Brand Spankin’ New!

July 22, 2013

Welcome to the new BLDGrefuge.com. Seven months in the making, our new website is finally finished. We're excited to finally shed our old skin and outwardly show off our new branding. Say...

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BLDG Holiday at Bunbury Festival

July 15, 2013

It's always good to be able to shut down the shop for a little bit of Fun. (yes, corny pun intended). After printing all the official band posters for the shows, we decided to take a BLDG...

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Mad Mike – Undefeated Poster Release

June 25, 2013

As most people close to BLDG are aware of by now, our partner Mike Amann has been fighting a vicious neuroendocrine cancer for the past few months. A number of people have asked us how th...

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We're Hiring

Open Positions!

June 19, 2013

We're looking for some top talent to join our team at BLDG. Below are some descriptions for the open positions. All resumés and portfolios should be emailed to info@bldgrefuge.com. No att...

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Currito Posters

June 14, 2013

Looks like Currito has been busy expanding out our posters and icon systems and it looks great hung in their storefronts! This photo was taken at the Clifton location near University of C...

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Sotto Process

May 18, 2013

It was an intense two-month long process and now people are asking us how we did it. Take a look into the process that built the Sotto brand.

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More Recognition for Sotto

May 13, 2013

Art of the Menu has featured our menu design for Sotto this morning. Take a look here.

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BLDG Expansion and Remodel

April 23, 2013

Growth means moving around parts of the office. We're making room for two new workspaces in our studio.

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New Work: LIVESTRONG Annual Report

April 21, 2013

We're proud to announce in its landmark 15th year for the organization, the LIVESTRONG Foundation has selected BLDG (partnered with advertising agency Proclamation) to design their 2012 a...

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BLDG Featured on Identity Designed

April 18, 2013

Our branding for Sotto has been featured on Identity Designed this morning. Take a look for yourself: http://identitydesigned.com/sotto

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BLDG is the World Leader

April 1, 2013

It's unanimous and endorsed by George Hamilton. We're the world leader in jelly-filled mattresses. We've taken down the artwork in the gallery and opened our doors up to sell these deligh...

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Sotto Coming Soon

Coming Soon

March 31, 2013

Coming soon to the Cincinnati dining scene is Sotto, Boca Restaurant Group's newest concept. Branding by BLDG, more to come!

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BigLEX

New Work: Lexington Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

March 22, 2013

A city with a blue horse for a logo: that's the challenge BLDG will be tasked with. BLDG and the Lexington Convention and Visitor's Bureau have teamed up to find new ways to capitalize on...

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BLDG Meets The Bourbon Trail

March 16, 2013

BLDG takes some friends on a tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KY.

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TOMMYINK + Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar

March 12, 2013

Teaming up with our good friends Tommy Sheehan (TOMMYINK) and Molly Wellman from Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar to create some screen printed magic.

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Trip to Lexington

January 31, 2013

We just took a quick road trip to Lexington for some work and some inspiration. Naturally, we brought the gift of posters.

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Currito Posters Printing Video

January 21, 2013

We recently finished up some posters for Currito for in-store use. Check out how they turned out.

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BLDG profile: “The Wild Card”

November 2, 2012

Meet Juno Copernicus McDuff, aka “the Wild Card”. With 6+ years of experience in the design arena, she has become a valued member of the BLDG team. Juno has mastered the art of burrito th...

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Covington Food Truck Invasions

November 1, 2012

BLDG and the City of Covington has been working to find ways to create highly desirable urban experiences for the workers and residents of the city. The result was our first activation wi...

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BLDG the Nth

October 31, 2012

The hand prints on our storefront windows are a testament to the inconspicuous nature of BLDG. In the 10 years we’ve been embedded in Covington the reoccurring question has always been, “...

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Take Me To A Disco

May 11, 2012

Mad Skilz!

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New Warnick Print

April 23, 2012

Head over to http://www.warnickart.com and give this guy a good home. The print is for sale 4/24/12 at 9am.

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Printing A Bunbury

Printing A Bunbury

March 20, 2012

BLDG had a lot of fun teaming up with Tommyink on the first poster for Bunbury music festival in Cincinnati. This will be the first of many cool projects for this event.

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VHILS Nuart 2011 Video

Exploring VHILS

January 5, 2012

What we are today you will soon be tomorrow…aaaaah if walls could talk. Nice work VHILS!

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Neltner Muddy Roots

Neltner Takeover

August 15, 2011

The BLDG will officially be focusing all printing energy on the latest Neltner masterpiece. This beast of a print will stand a proud 22″x30″ and will be printed on pure white cotton paper...

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Underground

New Sheehan Print

July 6, 2011

Wow, talk about a dry spell on the ‘ole blog. Needless to say things have been crazy busy at the BLDG. So getting straight to the point, here it is, The third and final print in Tommy She...

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Vhils Wall

Vhils in residence at the BLDG

April 12, 2011

Week two of Vhils artist in residence is off to a solid start. The gallery transformation is in progress, the prints are in production and there are some fine original pieces being constr...

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The Calm During the Storm

April 4, 2011

High winds and rain that appears to be coming from the ground has put a slight delay in Vhils arrival at the BLDG. Stay tuned, we have some pretty wild ideas bouncing around for an epic p...

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Fox Print In Rack

Come & Get Em’

February 10, 2011

The latest BLDG/Warnick combo is now up for grabs at http://www.warnickart.com.

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Cash For Your Warhol

New Print From Hargo

February 4, 2011

The BLDG is pleased to announce the second collaboration and print release with the street’s most famous Warhol appraiser, Hargo. The print titled “CFYW, 14th Street, Miami”, is based on ...

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Cash For Your Warhol In Rack

On Deck, Hargo

January 25, 2011

Once again the Sheehan print’s did not stick around very long. All orders are currently en route to their final destination. We have one more print left in that series so stay tuned. That...

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Sheehan Feature

Come & Get Em’

January 18, 2011

Now Available, the 2nd print in Tommy Sheehan’s epic series. http://www.BLDGrefuge.com

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Sheehan Beetle

The Wait Is Almost Over!

January 12, 2011

After much anticipation then next print in Tommy Sheehan’s series has been printed. The print will be available at the refuge early next week. The last print went like a wild fire so stay...

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Honus Stagner

Hello 2011

December 30, 2010

We have some awesome things shaping up for 2011. Kicking off the new year we will have new prints by Tommy Sheehan and everyone’s favorite Warhol appraiser, Hargo. We also have Vhils line...

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Tilly

Season’s Greetings From The BLDG

December 17, 2010

Just in time for the holiday rush we had a very special little helper swing by the studio. Though not quite tall enough to pull her first print, she still manages to put our squeegee’s in...

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Miami 2010, Best Described Through Pics

December 6, 2010

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Sheehan Signing

Sorry…All Gone

December 2, 2010

It’s official, we’re all sold out of Tommy Sheehan’s brand spank’n new print. I’m sure this is not the last we’ve seen of Tommy.

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Honus Stagner

We’re Going To Miami

December 1, 2010

Bags are packed, Ipod is charged….Miami here we come. I’m looking forward to partaking in the primary flight festivities again this year. Last year was pretty awesome, it’s gunna be tough...

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Zombie

Want!

October 25, 2010

Everyone needs this gem for the impending Halloween holiday.

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White Walls Gallery

San Francisco Inspired

October 21, 2010

It was an amazing few days in San Francisco. I was thoroughly impressed by the new space from White Walls Gallery. Their debut show featured the artwork of Mike Shine. It was a visual rol...

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Meeting up with Chaz & Bob, the masterminds behind The London Police for a little pool action

4 Days In Amsterdam

September 27, 2010

It has been an amazing few days of travel. We have had the great fortune to visit with old friends, meet new friends and add some unforgetaible memories to the ole’ book of life.

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Don't Hit the Kids

Don’t Hit The Kids!

September 15, 2010

This reminds me of Julian Beever’s work (no relation to Justin). I give this campaign an A for effort but am interested to see how many drivers swerve into an unsuspected tree.

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Banksy Poster

Age Is A Number…Right?

September 13, 2010

Just a few posters that made me laugh.

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Neltner’s Homage To Hank

August 26, 2010

I just finished up printing these posters for artist Keith Neltner. Keith has been creating artwork for the Hank William’s camp for as long as I can remember. He has done some pretty amaz...

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Turkey Detail

New BLDG Print Now Available!

August 25, 2010

“Turkey Hill” print now available. Get ‘em while they’re hot! http://www.BLDGrefuge.com

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Swim

Willy Verginer

August 20, 2010

I recently came across an Italian sculptor by the name of Willy Verginer. His work gave me the same eerie feeling you get when walking through a wax museum. For some reason my head could ...

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Turkey Hill Feature

“Turkey Hill” Print Release

August 19, 2010

It has been a while since I have released a print of my own. I decided to take a step back from the squeegee and get in touch with my inner artist. Oddly enough, there was whiskey involve...

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Turkey Hill Process Video

Turkey Hill Process Video

August 19, 2010

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Grey Legoman

Nice One From GREY

August 11, 2010

As you may or may not know, I am a sucker for ad campaigns that cross over into the fine art arena. Here is a great new campaign done by GREY for pilot extra fine pens.

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Vhils

Vhils

August 6, 2010

Vhils has quickly become a crowd favorite in my book. I think what really catches my eye is when people push the process. Vhils takes a pretty classic stencil cut technique and puts his o...

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Book 'Em Alexander

Book ‘Em Alexander

August 5, 2010

I first came across Alexander Korzer-Robinson while attending the festivities at art Basel in Miami. He was a real prime time player and stood out from the crowd. His work is mesmerizing,...

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Dog Days

Dog Days At The BLDG

August 5, 2010

Ok so it’s hot up in this piece. Juno, the resident studio dog, has pulled out all the tricks in her quest to find the coolest spot. Here is her latest attempt. For some reason she felt ...

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Eine, Simply Good

August 3, 2010

I’ve always been drawn to art that makes an impact on a particular movement. It’s hard sometimes because this art isn’t always the most technically mastered stuff. I guess coming from a d...

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The London Police 1

The London Police Print Available Today!

July 29, 2010

I’ve been a big fan of TLP for a while now. I was even more blown away when I had a chance to see their process in person. The little thumbnail really does not do this print justice. I ti...

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TLP Kentucky ill print

The London Police Print Release

July 23, 2010

The London Police have made their Kentucky encore with this latest print available exclusively at the BLDG. The print titled “Meeting Rod at the Olde Town Tavern” was created while TPL ma...

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Stencil Stealthily

July 20, 2010

How awesome is this instructional process? Please note “exit nonchalantly”. I think thats the key to any illegal activity.

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It’s A Bird!

July 12, 2010

It has been a rough 2 days trying to finish up this commissioned prints for Rob Warnick. A lot of love went into the printing of these beauts. I must say I am a very big fan of the color ...

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Haber

Matt Haber Opening Tonight

June 25, 2010

We are putting on the finishing touches to cap off a pretty crazy week of planning. The show opens at 8:00pm and will run until 11:00. We hope to see everyone out.

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Haber and Highlife

June 24, 2010

One more day until the Matt Haber show opening. We got a much needed boost from our friends at the Miller brewing company. Our late night just got a little more pleasant.

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Matt Haber Opening This Friday

June 23, 2010

It has been a jammed packed past few days for Matt and his crew. Things are really starting to come together. The work looks absolutely amazing!

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Haber Preview 2

Matt Haber Has Arrived!

June 22, 2010

The BLDG has now officially become Matt Haber’s refuge for the next week. The pieces are slowly starting to pop out of their bubble wrap cocoon. Its like Christmas morning here at the gal...

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Titus Film

Roman Titus Is Back

June 15, 2010

The BLDG is thrilled to do another print series by photographer Roman Titus. The films are printed, the colors are mixed and the screens are impatiently waiting to be shot. Here is a snea...

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Matt Haber Show Less Than 2 Weeks Away

June 13, 2010

We are rapidly approaching the opening of Matt Haber’s show here at the BLDG. We are real excited to see everything come together. Matt’s work is pretty amazing, for those of you who have...

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Banksy Shipment

Cash For Your Banksy Is Now Sold Out

June 10, 2010

Thanks to everyone who purchased a Cash for your Banksy print. The prints are now sold out, packed and ready for shipping. Not bad for a weeks work.

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Jesco White Highway To Hellbilly

May 31, 2010

We just finished up another awesome print for Keith Neltner. Keith joined forces with Jesco White to design the official “Highway to Hellbilly” tour poster. Nothing caps off a holiday wee...

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Cleon On Fire

Cleon On Fire

May 27, 2010

We just completed our latest edition for Cleon Peterson and these things are smoking. Printed on 100% cotton paper using neon colors makes for quite an impressive sight. It is possible th...

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Matt Haber Sneak Peak

Matt Haber Sneak Peek

May 20, 2010

The pieces and images for Matt Haber’s upcoming show are starting to trickle in. It is going to be a pretty amazing show. Mark your calendars for June 25th. Here is a little taste:

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Cash for your Banksy…hot off the press!

May 13, 2010

A lot of you may have seen these signs sprouting up all over. We had the great fortune to bump into the artist behind the madness. A few pints later we decided to take on the deceptively ...

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Smokestack III

Roman Titus’ “Smokestack III” Sells Out in 12 Minutes!

May 11, 2010

WOW! We were blown away! We knew you loved his work, but we weren’t expecting this! Last week The BLDG released Roman Titus’ third and final print in his Smokestack Series and the respons...

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Cleon Peterson Print Release 4/14/10

April 14, 2010

The BLDG is real excited to release a new print series by artist Cleon Peterson. For those of you unfamiliar with Cleon’s work he is know for creating anxiety-riddled worlds fueled by vio...

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Banksy Gift Shop Trailer

Banksy’s “Exit Through the Gift Shop” plot reveal…

April 6, 2010

Banksy reveals a bit more of the plot of his latest documentary, “Exit Through the Gift Shop”

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London Police Process

The London Police Ride Again Video

March 26, 2010

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The London Police Dog Mural on a Kentucky Whiskey Wall

March 24, 2010

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The London Police Mural Images

March 22, 2010

The London Police have come and gone from Kentucky, but not before leaving their mark on a local whiskey seller’s wall… look for more to come about this in the future, but until then, her...

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The London Police Finalizing some Canvases

March 16, 2010

Now some images of Bob laying down some amazing line work to finalize the canvases…

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London Police Line-work

The London Police are in and at it!

March 14, 2010

The London Police have landed in Northern Kentucky and are hard at work on putting the last few finishing touches on their canvases before moving on to hitting the gallery and streets wit...

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Bldg's New Look

The BLDG’s New Look!

March 12, 2010

Well construction is almost complete, just a little painting left to do, but thus far, we’re pretty stoked about the progress. The photos do it no justice, make sure to come out to the sh...

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London Police Lecture

The London Police Public Lecture

March 10, 2010

The BLDG, in conjunction with The Art Academy of Cincinnati, are proud to present a public lecture by The London Police on March 18th, from 11.30am-12.30pm. The talk will be hosted by The...

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Call for walls

The London Police “Call for Walls”… You Got ‘em, We Need ‘em!

March 3, 2010

The BLDG is excited to be bringing in some of the godfathers of street art, The London Police for an amazing, Kentucky based, show on March 19th (8-11pm) called “The London Police Ride Ag...

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London Police Print

The London Police Show Print

February 24, 2010

We were printing all morning to pump out some pretty phenomenal show prints for our upcoming show with The London Police…. take a look!

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BLDG Construction 3

The Construction Continues at The BLDG

February 23, 2010

Day 2 of construction has come and gone with some great progress. Namely, our wickets are now wrapped with drywall and almost ready for us to get in and finish them off.

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BLDG Facelift 2

Phase 2 of The BLDG’s Facelift Underway…

February 22, 2010

Well, the project moves onward and upward… Our “wicket” production has begun on the studio level… they’re starting to come together and we’re super stoked for the builders to finish up co...

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Dismantling Prefab77 Murals

February 19, 2010

Sadly, the time has come for both of our beloved Prefab77 murals to come to start prepping the gallery for The London Police show. It’s a very sad day… so we photographed it!

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Titus Smokestack

Roman Titus Smokestack II Print

February 16, 2010

On Thursday, February 18th at 11 AM EST, The BLDG will be releasing our second print in a three print series with Roman Titus. This print continues on in the series of smokestacks. The fi...

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London Police Ride On

It’s Official: “The London Police Ride Again”

February 8, 2010

The BLDG Gallery is pleased to announce the opening exhibition of British art collective The London Police (TLP), March 19, 8 pm to 11 pm at 30 West Pike Street Covington, Kentucky. This ...

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Joe Buck Cd's 2

Printing a Joe Buck Army

January 28, 2010

Over the past two years we’ve worked on several different projects with Joe Buck, from photo shoots, to music videos to Metal Farm Magazine… now were printing 500 new CD cases for his upc...

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Roman Titus’ “Smokestack” Print Sold Out

January 26, 2010

Well, it happened… our print of Roman Titus’ photograph sold out. Thanks to everyone for the support, hope you enjoy them! I think it’s safe to say you can definitely expect to see more p...

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Banksy Trailer

Banksy Film Trailer

January 21, 2010

At long last a documentary by/of/with/about Banksy… and it looks like ole’ MBW and Andre are in there a few times as well! One more reason to hurry spring along!

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Kill Banksy

Anti-Banksy Campaign

January 20, 2010

A new(ish) anti-Banksy campaign “Kill Banksy” has been running on a couple trains in the southeast of London (as seen below) It’s a bit ironic that this writer “allegedly” hates Banksy...

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