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Pure Genius

Are you looking for a hand drawn logo with the worst possible style and quality at a really affordable price? You’ve come to the right place. I’ll design you a crappy logo for a mere $5. That’s right, 5 BUCKS! to buy myself a beer at the local watering hole. Sometimes you just need to.

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Some Things Never Change

Some things really don’t change all that much. A design icon and American Modernist, Paul Rand, who designed classic logos like the UPS logo, Enron Logo, Yale Logo, ABC logo, IBM logo and Westinghouse Logo also worked with a younger Steve Jobs back in the day. From what looks like a Beta quality transfer to.

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Use the Best Ingredients

If you knew me, you would know I’m a Food Network junkie. I also tend to collect cookbooks, which I often read like novels. My latest one is The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, one of Ina Garten’s from the late 1990’s. In it, she repeatedly advises to use the best ingredients you possibly can. At Effusion.

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4th Quarter, 3rd and 24

It’s the fourth quarter, the last month before the New Year. If year-end marketing budgets haven’t been spent yet or you’re anxious about getting started early for next year, this is the month to get serious about gearing up for Q1 2009. By having business in the pipeline now you’ll be ready to go to.

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How the Spiraling Economy Has Affected Nearly Every Storefront Except Apple

It’s very interesting to see how the malls are marketing this year to get people through their door. We just visited our local mall and 9 stores out of 10 had major discounts or FREE posters in nearly every window. Nearly every window except Apple’s. We’ve included photos of what the majority of storefronts looked.

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Starbucks Spreads Holiday Cheer and Turns (RED)

So there I am in the Starbucks drive through for the usual morning wake-me-up. I get to the window and the barista says “Your coffee was just paid for by the car in front of you.” (who by this time has fled the scene) She proceeds to tell me that every car in front of.

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Thanksgiving

Well, it’s here. We are in the final week of November. If you live in the good ole U.S.A., that means we take time out as a nation on Thursday to give thanks for all of our blessings. For most of us, it means we get together with family and friends and eat a huge.

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House Industries is in the Houssseee. . .

Sounds like something Arsenio Hall’s announcer might have said back in the day (just dated myself 10 years by saying that). I think House Ind is the typography equivalent to Apple and all that they do. If you’ve ever seen or purchased their House Ten Year Book: it’s something to behold. Everything (and I do.

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Clean and Well Thoughtout Design

When it comes to reputation and longevity in the business Pentagram is clearly a design deity. Clean and well thought out design is something that precedes their work. You hear the name and think yes. . .pure quality and creativity without compromise. Their talents run the gamut from branding to architecture and they’ve left their.

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