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Retain Your Customers While Your Local Business is Closed Due to the Coronavirus Quarantine

March 26, 2020 10:30 am

This week local businesses – from restaurants, bars, yoga studios and comedy clubs – have had to close their doors to local customers. Some have tried offering gift cards to bring in some revenue, but there are other ways to modify how you do business with the future in mind. Brighter Side Studio is a creative studio dedicated to building […] Read More black-arrow-hand-drawn

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Photographing Appleton’s Best Summer Music Event – Mile of Music Festival (Mile 7)

September 5, 2019 9:23 am

This year’s Mile of Music Festival was another great one. By the end, we couldn’t be the only ones thinking how it would also be good if this could happen more often. Luckily the Miler Gurus must have similar thoughts because they indeed do create an essence of the Mile throughout the year. They have a New Year’s party and […] Read More black-arrow-hand-drawn

Junk Drawer – 8 – December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018 11:19 am

1. You Know I’m All About That Design Base Felix Joy curated a collection of design resource sites, called DesignBase (to place the period or not to place the period), organized into categories: inspirations, UI kit, mockups, illustrations, colors, fonts, icons and stock photos. 2. Drawing, A Memory Tool Can we convince you to sketch up your notes? Read Emma Young’s explanation of […] Read More black-arrow-hand-drawn

Junk Drawer – 7 – November 1, 2018

November 1, 2018 10:41 am

1. Color Era Found this site called Color Leap that gives you color palettes inspired by different eras. When you click on an era, it takes you to some image examples. When you click “SEE COLORS”, there are more examples. 2. Allan Peters: Badge Hunting? Absolutely This is our kind of thing. Allan blogs about badges he sees in the wild. […] Read More black-arrow-hand-drawn

Junk Drawer – Week 6 – October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 9:28 am

1. Reading In the Rain They’ve done it. Amazon has finally created a waterproof Kindle. Without worry, you can read while afloat or poolside or on your way walking through campus during a rainstorm, doing so because you forgot to do the reading the night before. The latter seems a little dangerous. How is that any different than everyone else […] Read More black-arrow-hand-drawn

Junk Drawer – Week 5 – October 5, 2017

October 5, 2017 8:58 am

1. Hey Girl I’ll take the watch this weekend. Take a break, Ryan. (It’s likely you’ve seen this already.)   2. Geometric Illustrations Peak camping season for most has wound down, but this illustration makes us long for the past and look forward to new adventures. Guillaume Kurkdjian is an inspiration to the 3D illustration medium with his moving geometric art. 3. Roll […] Read More black-arrow-hand-drawn