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SPD Annual 51

SPD Annual 51

It is always an incredible honor to be recognized by the Society of Publication Design (SPD). (For those not in the magazine industry it is our Academy Awards.) Volume 51 includes the Spring 2015 issue of Nobles Magazine, the issue celebrating 40 years of women at...

Create Upstate

Create Upstate

Our entire team headed to the annual Create Upstate conference, this year in Ithaca, NY. The event included presentations by the talented design/illustrators Gemma O'Brien and Tad Carpenter, shopping at the Maker's Fair, and lots of socializing with fellow designers....

WBE Certification!

WBE Certification!

We are pleased to announce that our design firm has received certification as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) by New York State. We are honored that the state recognizes the importance of working with women and minorities.

Inspiration vs. Plagiarism

Inspiration vs. Plagiarism

I recently read an article in an industry magazine about the process and conceptual development behind the issue’s cover. The design agency and editor shared work from other designers and labeled the work “concepts.” The final cover was virtually a direct replication...

CASE Editor’s Forum

CASE Editor’s Forum

Creative Director, Kelly McMurray, attended the Annual CASE Editor's Forum in Chicago. While there she will be moderated the conversation, "What I Learned," with editors Linda Angrilli, FIT; Amy Lovett, Williams College; Renee Olson, TCNJ; and Rich Rys, Wharton. It...

Branding an Alumni Magazine

Branding an Alumni Magazine

Target and Nike know the importance of consistent, strategic brand communications in positioning their companies apart from the competition. It is just as important that a school’s communication tells their unique story from enrollment to alumni engagement. An alumni...

Society of Publication Merit Award

Society of Publication Merit Award

We are honored to have the July/August 2016 issue of BizEd Magazine recognized by the Society of Publication Design. Harry Campbell did a beautiful job capturing the spirit of innovation with his highly detailed and active illustration. The cover will appear in the...

Albany Ad Club Finalists

Albany Ad Club Finalists

The Albany Ad Club Finalist list has been announced and we are pleased to have all of the projects we entered selected as finalists. The list includes, the new identity and integrated marketing campaign for Nobles Day Camp, La Jolla Country Day School admission...