Events


From Inquiry to Admission: An Integrated Enrollment Campaign

From Inquiry to Admission: An Integrated Enrollment Campaign

On January 27, Creative Director, Kelly McMurray and Noble and Greenough School Director of Communications, Heather Sullivan, hosted a roundtable discussion on the story and success of the Noble and Greenough School enrollment campaign. They were joined with communication specialists from independent schools, higher ed, and consulting firms, for an engaging conversation about enrollment...
15 Minute Max Film Festival

15 Minute Max Film Festival

We’re looking forward to attending this year’s College of Saint Rose 15 Minute Film Festival hosted at the Madison Theater in Albany, NY on Friday October 7. Art Director, Morgan Jordan, will be handing out the award to the third place winner.
UCDA 2016 Design Conference

UCDA 2016 Design Conference

On September 26, Kelly presented, “Run Your in-house Group Like a Design Firm,” at the UCDA 2016 Design Conference in San Antonio. Coincidentally this was her second trip to San Antonio this year (she also presented at the CASE Editor’s Forum in March). Spending time with people who work in education, whether it is art director, designers, or editors, is always rewarding. People are curious, dedicated, and just fun to chat with. “Thank you to all of the people that attended my presentations.” —Kelly (Image courtesy of...
Disrupting Tuesday

Disrupting Tuesday

On Tuesday, July 26, Chris attended the local showing of InVision’s documentary film about the design side of our digital world titled Design Disruptors. The filmmakers interviewed designers from some of the big brands in the digital product sphere including Facebook, Google, and Uber. The event was hosted by our friends at Overit here in Albany and attended by local UI/UX designers. The showing was followed by a panel discussion about design and specifically user experience design, led by Overit’s Joe Arcuri, Director of Product & UX. The panelists were local designers Becca Kennedy, Co-Founder and UX Researcher at Kennason, Dan Romlein, UX Designer at Apprenda, and Taegan Grice, Art Director at Deloitte...
TNO poster printing at Troy Cloth & Paper

TNO poster printing at Troy Cloth & Paper

It’s been an honor to work with Taylor and Jona in printing this month’s Troy Night Out poster! June’s theme is pets and family, and we did our best to capture the variety of fauna you can find around pet-friendly Troy. J stopped by TC&P early Friday morning to watch the screen printing magic happen. As a special treat, we learned the folks at River Street Veterinary Clinic snagged one of these fresh serigraphs to commemorate their grand...
2communiqué Attends Create Upstate

2communiqué Attends Create Upstate

We took a studio outing to the annual AIGA Create Upstate in Syracuse. Kelly, Morgan, and Goodness kicked off the two days with a calligraphy workshop while Chris attended a workshop on User Experience. The next day was packed with inspirational, young professionals speaking on the theme of “Make Your...

CASE Editor’s Forum

The CASE Editor’s Forum continues to be an informative and fun event. This year’s event was hosted in San Antonio, TX and chaired by Maureen Harmon/Denison Magazine and Steven Saum/Santa Clara Magazine. Notable presentations included: Dale Keiger, “Who Cares? Putting the Reader First;” Rebecca Lindell and Rick Landesberg talking about their partnership on Weinberg Magazine in “Make it Great;” Art Director TJ Tucker’s entertaining presentation on the design and art direction of Texas Monthly; and Vicki Glembocki’s, “Are You Just Another Magazine;” and our own Kelly McMurray’s “Judging a Magazine by its Cover.” As always the dine-arounds and round table discussions were a wonderful way to catch-up with a smaller group. Kudos to Natalie Stevens from CASE on a successful...
Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Open House and Ribbon Cutting

It was a joyous celebration on October 2 as we celebrated our new space at 811 Madison Avenue. We were joined by colleagues from The College of Saint Rose, fellow designers, friends, and family. Photo from left to right: Morgan Jordan, senior designer; Mark Eagan, CEO Capital Region Chamber, Kelly McMurray, Creative Director; Chris St Cyr, Creative Director, and Goodness Okoro, Junior...