In the News

Check out the latest articles and videos about the Pilot team and our projects.


Great Circle Featured Articles

Pilot’s branding and packaging work for Miami-based Great Circle Coffee Roasters was recently featured on The Dieline and Packaging of the World, both blogs are dedicated to showcasing excellence in package design and branding inspiration.


FlickWish Rising Podcast

Pilot co-founders and creative directors Bill Concannon and Chris Ford sit down with FlickWish’s Bill Harris to discuss Pilot’s history, their humble approach to pitching and cracking the code on how to market to Millennials.

Check out the article here.


Sneaker News

8 years ago, Nike+Concepts launched red and blue lobster DunkSB sneakers. This is the story of how a sneaker becomes an integrated campaign — and a cult classic. Sneaker News tells how Pilot helped bring the classic lobster dunks to life.

Check out the article here.


The Ad Club: The Big Orange Couch

Pilot Co-Founder Bill Concannon sits down with Ad Club President Kathy Kiely to discuss Pilot’s role as Hollywood’s “Best Kept Secret” and how the lessons of working on blockbuster entertainment properties have informed branding in new industries.

Check out the video here.


WHDH Channel 7 News

Chris Ford and Bill Concannon discuss Pilot’s work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the role the licensing art produced by Pilot has on products distributed worldwide.

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The Unconventionals

Pilot’s Erik Astman and Chris Antonowich discuss the process of separating “fandom” from facts when it comes to marketing and sales.

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BostInno talks with Pilot’s Erik Astman about how stories come to life at retail with packaging key art and illustrations.

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Various members of the Pilot team are featured in this video, discussing the process behind the creation of commercial artwork produced at Pilot.

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I.D. Boston

An in-depth look at the newly-design Pilot studio space that opened to the public in 2014.

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Boston Globe

The Globe’s Business Section with a feature story on the Pilot-produced work for Star Wars Episode VII.

Check out the article here.