Morning Breath Inc. - Is design and illustration, they do work for just about every body, skateboard companies, music and bands, psoters, addidas, performers, absolute vodka, etc. They use a lot of color in their designs and also keep the illustrations relatively simple but clean and refined.
Burlesque of North America - Based in Minneapolis, MN this printmaking company prints and designs posters for lots and lots of bands and DJ's. They are known for their Arcade Fire poster series, iconic vector style of Mike Davis and also work by other on staff members.
Tyler Spangler - Tyler is based in LA. He does mostly collage work and is constantly posting new material. He seems to be doing just fine for himself as a freelance designer dealing mostly in collage.
DKNG Studios - DKNG does a lot of design and illustration. Usually dealing with pop culture especially cinema and music pop culture. They produce lots of different styles and are constantly at work. DKNG is a full service graphic design and illustration studio catering primarily to the entertainment industry. In addition, we also serve a wide range of independent and corporate clients. Our services include:
Firecracker Press - letterpress, etching, and print press studio in St. Louis dealing in poster design, stationary, stamps, and letterpress. They are local and one of the few letterpress shops in st. louis
Adobe - not sure who to talk to for this but I would love to get an inside scoop on how adobe runs and what its designers do.