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Web Design Tips: What All New Designers Need To Know

Andy Pratt and Jesse Arnold are leaders in the new frontier of web design. Andy has worked with organizations including the Smithsonian Institution, Samsung, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Wenner Media, Lego and Turner Broadcasting, and Jesse’s resume lists names like New York University, Conde Nast, and the…

Lettering and Calligraphy: How to Tell the Difference
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Lettering and Calligraphy: How to Tell the Difference

In recent years, lettering and calligraphy have experienced a resurgence in popularity. These two art forms have a strong kinship and are well worth exploring. By adding these skills to your toolkit you can bring an extra touch of originality to your projects. You’d be well advised to understand their differences before…

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How to Rebrand a Household Name

Stanley Hainsworth, Chief Creative Officer at Tether and Creative Director, Kari Strand, give us a behind-the-scenes take on the rebranding process for a well-known product.  Celestial Seasonings has led the herbal tea brand category since its inception, 45 years ago. It boasts a legion of…

craft & maker

Tips on Teaching a Craft Class That Sells Out

Windy Chien has made an indelible mark in the craft market, primarily with her line of Fat Bottomed Girls spoons. These hand-carved, wooden beauties are created using special hand tools that Chien has mastered over the years while working in her backyard studio. In addition…