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November 2016 Newsletter
 
I started to write this note about logo trends, but the election keeps pulling us all back. So forgive me if I mention a recent piece by Nicholas Kristof in NYTimes that strikes a positive chord for moving forward (“A 12 Step Program”). An anti-Trumper clearly, but he sees nuance: accept the results even while never acquiescing to injustice; stop demonizing Trump voters but be vigilant about racism and sexism when it exists; get out of your media and social bubble but embrace your core values and do what you can, however small the steps, to support causes and institutions that epitomize what you stand for; remember that politics zig and zag so hang in there. This seems like a balanced short-term strategy, and it is probably healthier than my wife Susan’s approach, which has been to stay mildly inebriated at all times since November 8th. ‒ Gordon Kaye
 
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Sullivan Puts Ballet School In Motion
 
To continue its mission and chart the path forward The School of American Ballet partnered with brand engagement firm Sullivan on its SAB in Motion capital campaign. Aimed at raising $20 million for facilities, financial aid and a diversity initiative…
 
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Identity For Tech Firm Focuses on Connections
 
Red Peak created a visual identity, logo and brand personality for the former TBC Holdings, an ad tech company…
 
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New Taco Bell Logo Is Customization & Color
 
Taco Bell has revealed its first logo refresh in over 20 years, which features a simple, minimalist “bell” icon…
 
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Community Is Key in BSO Identity
 
The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has unveiled a new brand identity designed by The Partners New York…
 
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Agency Doubles Down on Magnificent Messiness
 
Duncan/Channon, a 2016 Ad Age Small Agency of the Year, has rebranded with a new identity and website…
 
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Fortune Develops New Sans Serif Logo Inhouse
 
Fortune, the business magazine, has redesigned its logo. Read Creative Director Paul Martinez’s notes…
 
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Stop, Collaborate and Listen
 
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Smooth relationships. That’s a key goal for in-house creative professionals, according to new research for the Creative Team of the Future program. But working with colleagues in other departments is often easier said than done. Following are five common collaboration challenges, as told by in-house designers:

  • Other departments don’t understand our role and capabilities.
  • Poor communication is crippling productivity.
  • No one can make a decision.
  • Approval processes drag on for days ‑ or weeks.
  • We don’t have a shared workflow.

Get actionable tips for overcoming these obstacles by downloading Collaboration in the Workplace: How to Overcome 7 Common Challenges.

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Freshening InSource Assoc. For Creatives
 
A guest post by InSource, a professional association of brand advocates, creatives and innovative business professionals…
 
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GDUSA’s 2016 Digital Print Cover Contest
 
Sponsored by Neenah, GDUSA once again conducted our Digital Print Cover Competition this past summer…
 
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HOW Design Live’s Purpose Is To Make A Difference
Guest Blogpost From Gary Lynch, VP/Group Show Director, HOW Design Live
The team at HOW Design Live spends quite a bit of time thinking about the role we play in the design profession and how we can make a difference in your careers – and lives. What’s important to you is important to us…
 
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Holiday Goodness From Adobe Stock
 
Enjoy 10 free high-res images and a new holiday collection from Adobe Stock. Find the perfect seasonal image…
 
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Perfume Bottle As Architectural Piece
 
Brandimage has designed the packaging for a new perfume for men, Van Cleef & Arples in New York…
 
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The Creative Group
 
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Make The Ultimate New-Business-Year Resolution
Guest Blogpost by Corina Ludwig, President, FunctionFox
The end of the year is a time when we resolve to make changes to improve our lives. The truth, though, is that most of us can’t keep these beyond January, so take a look at a free demo and holiday discounts on North America’s number one ranked web-based timesheet and project management software…
 
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Fitness Chain Flexes The Power of Branding
 
New York Sports Club has partnered with New York-based digital agency Kettle to redesign the gym experience…
 
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Beer Packaging Features Statue, Star and Shield
 
Boston Beer Co. has redesigned the packaging for its signature brand, Sam Adams Boston Lager…
 
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