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Workhorse | Notes

Drawing, Printmaking, and Making Peace

Art Practice Outside The Studio Workhorse is a multidisciplinary studio we all have our own interests outside of design. I’ve been keeping up with his practice in printmaking outside of the office place working at institutions like Current Space, John Hopkins Islamic Society, and Pyramid Atlantic. Drawing should be meditative and not draining it doesn’t always have...

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Branding and the Truth

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha In the process of revising the Workhorse website, we’ve been doing some introspection on what it is we do around here. We are a design studio, so we design—of course! We are a branding studio, but what is that, exactly?...

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Selections: Espanglish

If you have not been paying attention, this past year has beenone of the best ever for Latin music. Thanks to streaming, artists from all over Latin America have been able to find new audiences and expand Latin music’s reach. I spent the last month collecting a good mix of Latino and Spanish pop, rap,...

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Love Yourself: Living, Alone, + Covid

The Workhorse team has been working virtually for some months now (for Abe, years). We seem to be flowing together as a unit pretty nicely and are lucky to still be taking on projects. We’ve been learning how to share work and talk to clients with our pets or children going crazy in the background....

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Design and Activism

We’ve been busy over here jamming on an exhibition project for the new MLK library in Downtown D.C. This means we’ve been researching protest signage from the Civil Rights Movement, and more broadly, activism in D.C. It’s been amazing to learn more about our city and its importance, not just to the Civil Rights Movement,...

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Dan’s Headspace

Interning with the Workhorse team this summer has been an awesome experience. As a design and printmaking student at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) entering my senior year, my focus has been on identity systems, typography, publication design, and illustration. I’ve learned a lot this summer with Workhorse and am excited to incorporate new...

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Live-streaming from the End of the World

We’ve been doing a lot of experimenting with live-streaming and online events. After the shutdown, we started looking more into it and seeing if we could quickly ramp up a broadcasting station from the studio. We are currently not doing any photo or video shoots so we did some research and saw if we could...

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Coronavirus Stock Market

​​If you’re like me, you’re finding all of the news surrounding the economy pretty depressing. So I thought I’d offer you an alternate universe where the stock market is what sells terrible stock photography and video. Check out some of the best and worst of coronavirus stock assets. ​ Enjoy!

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