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18 July, 2012
Categories: Blog

Encountering billboard advertising is a relatively common experience for most people. Sometimes a billboard might be empty or in transition to a new ad, but sighting a billboard that has purposely been left blank is rare. You can imagine our …
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11 July, 2012
Categories: Blog

There seems to be no limit to the lengths that brands will go for extra attention. The one-upmanship seen in Superbowl commercials are a prime example: they’re in your face and off the wall. Before TV commercials or creative web-based …
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2 July, 2012
Categories: Blog

It’s always interesting to look back over the past year, from where we were to where we are now, and examine what has changed. Asking “what’s new?” and “what’s different?” helps us to find our place in the constantly shifting …
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29 May, 2012
Categories: Blog

Time is an oddity. Its measurement an invention of ingenuity allowing for coordination, collaboration, and synchronization. While we give it power through quantification, time does not rely on our acknowledgment. It is completely free from our whims beyond the ways in …
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3 May, 2012
Categories: Blog, Creativity, Social Media

Creative communications and marketing. It’s the second thing you see when you visit our page, right beneath our name. But what does that mean? It means a variety of things. To explore new ideas. To have a conversation. To connect. …
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16 April, 2012
Categories: Blog

Street level scaffolding can be unattractive. Not wanting to uglify the neighborhood, when it came time for ordinary building maintenance, Google decided to do something extraordinary. In concert with artist Dark Igloo, the scaffolding that covers the facade of their Manhattan …
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13 April, 2012
Categories: Blog

It isn’t everyday that a vending machine asks for a hug. In a publicity stunt pulled off this past week at the National University of Singapore, Coca-cola has struck upon something truly unique. The vending machine that appeared overnight didn’t read Coca-cola. …
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12 April, 2012
Categories: Blog, Creativity

Creativity and imagination are bottled inspiration. They can strike at any moment, grab hold and manifest themselves in unthinkable and implausible fashions. Taking shape in an almost limitless landscape of combinations, the only restraints are our dreams. Even our minds, …
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4 April, 2012
Categories: Blog

Adam C. Wagner, often referred to as A. C. Wagner, was the architect and designer of more than 50 American breweries during his lifetime. Most significantly for the Rochester community, in 1890 he designed this impressive brewhouse for the Standard …
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29 March, 2012
Categories: Beyond Design, Blog, Special Projects

Designed by F.D. Hyde of New York City and completed in 1905, the Lehigh Valley Railroad Station is the only surviving structure inside the Inner Loop which recalls the importance of rail transportation in the growth and development of Rochester. …
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