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NEW WORK: Event Poster for Steel Bridge Songfest

One of the great things about being a graphic designer is getting to work on such a variety of projects. For many designers, the poster is one of our favorites, and sadly, one that comes around all too seldom (at least for us). Recently Greg was privileged to get to design a poster for an annual music and song festival in Sturgeon Bay, WI. With a limited budget but an extensive trove of photography from past events, a collage seemed a good solution.


Stephen King’s 20 Rules for Writers

Some great tips for anyone who writes: fiction, non-fiction, essays or blog posts. Reprinted from Open Culture. (See the full article here.)

1. First write for yourself, and then worry about the audience. “When you write a story, you’re telling yourself the story. When you rewrite, your main job is taking out all the things that are not the story.”

2. Don’t use passive voice. “Timid writers like passive verbs for the same reason that timid lovers like passive partners. The passive voice is safe.”

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NEW WORK: Website Redesign for Henbart

Henbart, LLC is the real estate development arm of Bartell Drugs. We recently designed this responsive WordPress site for them to better reflect their stature in the Seattle development community. Great client. www.henbart.com.
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What is The Perfect Color Worth?

Good article in the NY Times Magazine about the value of color to brands. And how Pantone has built a brand for themselves that extends far beyond just designers. Read it here.

NEW WORK: Trade Show Banners for Clark Nuber

We recently designed these 32″ x 80″ banners for the accounting firm of Clark Nuber to be used in free-standing banner displays. Great, inexpensive way to increase the impact of your presence at shows.

April Who?

Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day but I’m ready. Like most people I’ve already been tricked more times than I can count. You might consider yourself a good, honest person – trusting, but with a healthy dose of skepticism – and still on any given day you could be fooled by:

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