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Going steady with the world wide web

Learning web design on the job – Hannah explains

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Tips for Better Pull Quotes

An often overlooked yet powerful tool in the design of publications, annual reports, brochures, online articles, or blog posts is the humble pull quote. When done thoughtfully and strategically, pull …

Tupperware is not the only place for leftovers

Leftovers :: Turkey and Content

6 fresh ways to reuse your content

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Give Thanks

The team’s thoughts on Thanksgiving

9s on fire, just like us

nine 9’s – a rigorous team exercise

The openbox9 team cuts, chews, and makes some 9’s

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The Stanford Report: From print to pdfs and beyond

Stanford. The name conjured images of ivy league institutions, with distinguished alumni, yet I knew next to nothing of the reality of the school. That was about to change. When …

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The Privilege of Collaboration

*Post updated to reflect the impact after 6 months. We love the excitement and stories our clients bring us. It fuels our creativity and problem-solving. Client meetings are typically filled …

Ideas need liftoff

Communicating Your Local Identity, Globally

Raise your voice above the chaotic chatter

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Reaching Out to Millennials

As a communications major, there are many phrases and reminders that have been drilled into my head. One has always stood out to me in particular: know your target audience. …

Bringing Back the Golden Age of Mail

Happy were the days when mailboxes were overflowing with letters from far off loved ones, party invitations and exotic post cards. Holding a written note in your hand was a …

Eyes Opened to Design

Every second, of everyday design is surrounding us. To some of us, it greets us as an old friend, others a new chapter. And still some don’t recognize its presence. …

The Night Before

The night before a big day is always stressful. You run through all potential situations, try on every outfit in your closet and attempt to remember why you are putting …