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Coronavirus Stock Market

​​If you’re like me, you’re finding all of the news surrounding the economy pretty depressing. So I thought I’d offer you an alternate universe where the stock market is what sells terrible stock photography and video. Check out some of the best and worst of coronavirus stock assets. ​ Enjoy!

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Mood: Rats

RATS! Here in DC, rats are always a popular topic of conversation. They are overrunning the city. They’re creepy and gross. You can’t walk down the street without seeing one (dead or alive). But they’re also cute and smart and make great pets and make up a good amount of popular culture. How can you...

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Mood: Holiday Fever Dream

In our studio, we love old advertising and are always looking at vintage ads as a source of inspiration. Changing cultural norms and the evolution of America’s obsession with selling trash always makes for a good time when comparing then and now. And nothing shows how far we’ve come as well as vintage holiday advertising...

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Mood: Afrofuturism

Growing up, I listened to a lot of music that would be considered Afrofuturist. I always had a general knowledge of the subject but a current project we’re working on has us doing a deep dive into Afrofuturist art and design. We’ve pulled some moodboard images together, which includes works from Ikiri Jones, Pamela Phatsimo...

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Mood: Variable Typography

We’re excited about the rise and adoption of variable width typography. A revival of classic typography has been steadily seeping into web design which feels like we’ve entered a new era of digital type exploration and experimentation. The new(ish) focus on typography is shifting the usual visual trickery in digital marketing and refining it into...

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Mood: Looking East

East meets West is a pretty clichéd notion, especially in our globalized world. Everything influences everyone. But it is still interesting to survey different design principles from around the world and see how they are interpreted. Since it’s the Lunar New Year, we thought we’d take a look at some Chinese designers and see how...

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Mood: Pantone Color Story

Each year, Pantone names a new Color of the Year—in some ways, it is one of the single forecasting announcements that professionals across the design industry all work against. To Pantone, the Color of the Year is an opportunity to “leverage the power, psychology, and emotion of color in their design strategy.” To others, it...

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Mood: Modern Luxury

We’ve been exploring luxury design for clients from a range of industries this year. As we continue to create content that moves with the changing tides of the luxury industry, research is our best friend. It’s also a pretty dreamy brain-break. Our biggest inspiration right now is color—we love the interplay of deep greens, warm...

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