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Play Like A Girl Honors Luxury Invitation and Branding

About Play Like A Girl As a lifelong athlete and a mom of three girls, I am a huge advocate for getting girls started in sports. I honestly attribute my success as a designer and entrepreneur to participating in sports from elementary school to Division I field hockey...

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FNIH Annual Fall Board Dinner

Branding and Design Each fall, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health host their Annual Board Dinner to honor board members and bestow the prestigious Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award as well as the Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists...

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NAF NEXT 2018 Event Branding

The Event NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. Its annual convention, NAF NEXT, provides professional development while addressing some of the...

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2018 Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction Event Branding

The Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction Event For the past 28 years, the area’s best chefs have served up tastings of their signature dishes at Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction. The Chef’s Best event benefits Food & Friends, a non-profit organization based in...

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How to Design Large Scale Event Graphics for Print

Large Scale Graphics Versus Handheld A general rule of thumb when designing print projects is that all graphics and imagery should be 300 dpi (dots per inch). But there is a difference between the quality required for graphics that are printed for handheld...

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Einstein Award Gala—Washington DC

  About the Event The Einstein Award was established by the American Friends of the Hebrew University to recognize the far-ranging contributions of leaders and innovators who have made a similarly compelling impact on the course of modern science, and whose tireless...

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Event Production Decor Branding

  Branding and Logo I'm so thrilled to finally unveil the branding and logo for Scenic Elementz, a custom event decor and production company that ensures your event stand out from the rest by making each event memorable for every guest.   Goal Scenic Elementz was...

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Guide to Typsetting

TYPESETTING GUIDELINES I've done a lot—and I mean A LOT—of typesetting in my career. When you were a junior designer back in the day, you learned the ropes and cut your teeth by laying out copy.  Most people dread it, but I actually find it...

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From Sketches to Finished Logo Designs

How can a graphic designer not be good at drawing her ideas? Full disclosure here...I'm not the best at drawing. I can draw what I see, like a still life or a model, but I'm not great at drawing off the top of my head. BUT I'm a big proponent of sketching a design...

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Museum of the Bible Opening Invitations

Branding and Design I'm so thrilled to finally unveil the branding and design for the Museum of the Bible Opening Events. There were four events total—two of them black-tie galas.   Carriers The carrier for the invitations mimic the bronze front doors of the museum...

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Comps versus The Real Thing

Some of my clients have trouble visualizing what a design will look like when it's printed. I try my best to create digital comps to simulate the final product. Luckily, InDesign makes it really easy to link the actual file to the comp. I show the piece...

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Sneak Peek: Gala for Museum of the Bible Opening

A little sneak peek at a very cool invitation for a huge upcoming opening in DC. There are 5 separate events--two of them are black tie galas. The invitations incorporate gold foil, embossing and gold paper. 💛💛💛 Can't wait to show you the finished product!...

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New Logo Unveiling! The Intelligentsia Agency Inc.

  The Intelligentsia Agency Inc.’s Branding Goal The Intelligentsia Agency is a speakers bureau located in the Washington, DC area that specializes in finding talented entertainers and consultants for events and expos around the world. The founder and president,...

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Event Invitation as an Attachment—Don’t Do It!

Event Marketing: Digital Invitations/Eblasts I often get asked by clients to create a "digital invitation" or "eblast" graphic that they can attach to, or insert into the body of, an email for their event. I don't recommend sending digital invitations as attachments...

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Award Ceremony Branding—FNIH Lurie Prize

Each year, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health honors an exceptional young scientist in the field of biomedical sciences with The Lurie Prize. The annual Lurie Prize award ceremony is the FNIH's premier event. It brings together some of the foremost...

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Tip: Event Program Ad Space

How to make the most of event program ad space A little tip for event professionals who sell advertising in their event program. If your program is saddle-stitched, there are 4 premier ad spaces: back cover inside front cover inside back cover center spread The center...

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