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A Salty September in Hallstatt (by Mike Baker)

A Salty September in Hallstatt (by Mike Baker)

September is a perfect time to visit Europe. School-age children are back at their books, the number of summer tour buses has dwindled, and the high season for European vacations has officially ended. Featuring serenity, salt, Celts, and cattle, Hallstatt is one of Europe's most charming and historically significant villages. What was once an important hub town for salt production is now a picturesque Alpine getaway and a premier destination for European archaeologists. Hallstatt's salty sediment has preserved a vast collection of artifacts from the Iron Age (about 2,800 years ago), causing this waterfront beauty to be named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. Hallstatt is a perfect model of an Alpine...

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Q&A With an ADG Superfan

Q&A With an ADG Superfan

One of our favorite things about our work is receiving feedback from customers and fans. Whether it's kind words or pictures of our artwork on their walls, we are always blown away by their support and creativity. Recently, one of our faithful customers JP Gisclair sent us a photo of his wall—completely covered in our designs from our National Parks, American Travel, and World Travel collections. We were so impressed with JP's Wall of Adventure that we did an interview with him to find out more about what inspired his epic idea and how he pulled it off. What inspired you...

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Exploring the Volcanic National Parks (by Mike Baker)

Exploring the Volcanic National Parks (by Mike Baker)

August marks the 102nd anniversary of three of our “hottest” parks: Haleakala National Park, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, and Lassen Volcanic National Park.  Though both Haleakala and Hawai’i Volcanoes were established as their own separate parks in 1960 and 1961, their geologic magnificence led Congress (with the influence of Congressmen and their wives having dinner cooked over steam vents years before) to create Hawaii National Park in 1916, which included both volcanoes. Maui’s Haleakala is a dormant volcano that last erupted in 1790. Northern California’s Lassen Peak is an active volcano that most famously erupted in 1915. Hawaii’s (or The...

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The 2018 National Parks Photo Contest

The 2018 National Parks Photo Contest

One of our favorite parts about coming into work each day (besides getting paid to draw cool pictures) is interacting with our fans. Y'all are the life blood of this company & your passion for travel (especially to America's National Parks) inspires us constantly. Last month, we reached out to our email followers & asked them to share their favorite Park memories with us. Thus began a two week process of reading, laughing, and tearing up just a bit as we read their stories & ooo'd and ahhh'd at their photography (gotta love the high def quality of today's cell phones)....

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Doing Poster Art the Cowboy Way

Doing Poster Art the Cowboy Way

Music City is full of fun opportunities and wonderful people. Recently, we found ourselves working on a dream project for one of our favorite bands—Riders In The Sky. The band's manager asked us to help the two-time Grammy winning group celebrate their 40th Anniversary. So we created an illustration that was used for their Anniversary poster, CD and tour book. ADG staff artist Aaron Johnson took the lead on the illustration, using reference from some of his Monument Valley posters. When the Riders played a show in Franklin, TN, Creative Director and ADG founder Joel Anderson adapted Aaron's art by adding it to a classic Franklin Theatre...

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