It’s been difficult holding our tongues on this one! For a few months now, Monomyth has been creating our first personal project app – Monster Scout!
Monster Scout is a simple and fun game designed to calm your child’s bedtime worries. It quickly scans an area to determine if creatures are hiding under beds or in closets. And if monsters are found, Monster Scout removes them! Help your kids conquer their fears, allowing them (and you) a peaceful night’s sleep.
We’ll be posting bits and pieces on our Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts as the weeks roll by, so stay tuned.
Visit monsterscoutapp.com and sign up to be notified when the app launches this fall!
In the meantime, here are some free iPhone 5 wallpapers featuring a few of our monster characters… enjoy!
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Earlier this month, Monomyth held a celebratory open house with our studio mates, Plusminus Studio. We took over Heritage Square for an evening of music, games, food and drink.
There was a great turnout of friends, family, clients and members of the creative community. Delicious snacks were provided by Rise Biscuit Co., Best of Europe Deli, and Royal Coffee Bar.
Thank you to everyone who came out and celebrated with us. We enjoyed putting on this professional housewarming party!
Last week, we fled the desert for a few days to film the construction of a new community center in beautiful Minden, Nevada, just outside Lake Tahoe. Our friends at CORE Construction are working there with the local government to construct a massive facility that will provide a multitude of improved services to community members of all ages.
The team enjoyed exploring the landmark ranch town, capturing footage of all the historic influences for the architectural design of the new community center. We also filmed the active construction site, and took part in a tour aimed at informing community members of the improvements being made in their town.
We even met a few of the locals, who were kind enough to let us take their picture against this gorgeous backdrop. We’re looking forward to going back to film the finished project later this year!
Bricks, Barrels, and Burlap is the theme for this Flagstaff, Arizona wedding. These soon-to-be newlyweds approached Monomyth to shape the first look into their wedding – the invitations. As outdoor enthusiasts, the couple was looking for something simple, straightforward and warm to match the natural rustic mountains and ponderosa pines of Northern Arizona where they will exchange their vows.
Monomyth had a great time bringing texture and authenticity to the forefront by printing the invitations on real wood veneer, with a combination of one-color offset printing and hand-stamped envelopes. The VA emblem–’V’ for Victoria and ‘A’ for Aaron–was designed for the couple to use throughout other potential wedding or reception materials, as well as thank you notes after the ceremony.
Monomyth recently participated in the first annual Pinewood Classic, an adult-only pinewood derby started by local designer Doug Penick.
The Pinewood classic featured 50 custom cars handcrafted by the local creative community. The event was sponsored by and held at Sit Stay on Roosevelt. It made for a thoroughly enjoyable day filled with live music, tasty food and drink, and friendly competition with our fellow designers.
We channeled our inner Cub Scouts for this one. We modeled our car after our “belly of the whale” illustration. Some of our favorite competitors’ cars were Jon Arvizu’s Burnin’ Hell and Brendan McCaskey’s tribute to Adventure Time. We had a blast, and look forward to next year’s competition.
Monomyth also recently hosted ASU’s AIGA student chapter at our studio. Members of the senior class came to learn more about who we are, and what industry life is like. We walked them through our process and company philosophy, part of which is community involvement. We want to see the Phoenix design community flourish, and we contribute what we can through student-focused events like this studio tour or portfolio reviews, as well as community events like the Pinewood Classic.