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The Intersection of Design & Business

The Intersection of Design & Business

In his latest book, Design Is How It Works: How the Smartest Companies Turn Products into Icons, author Jay Greene shares insights from designers, CEOs and strategists.

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DISH: A Hearty Helping of Design

DISH: A Hearty Helping of Design

Today's post comes from our beloved design intern Erin Slattery. A writer by education but now pursuing a design career, Erin elegantly captures her recent experience at the DISH Conference in Nashville.

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Making and Thinking in Memphis

Making and Thinking in Memphis

I had the opportunity to attend AIGA's Make/Think national design conference. It was a great experience that was as fun as it was inspiring.

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Demystifying Direct Mail, Part 3

Demystifying Direct Mail, Part 3

This continues our series of introductory posts on designing for direct mail. Here, in our final segment, we examine requirements for getting your mailpiece through the USPS's processing equipment.

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Demystifying Direct Mail, Part 2

Demystifying Direct Mail, Part 2

This continues our series of introductory posts on designing for direct mail. Here in Part 2, we'll look more closely at the shapes and other ways that the USPS categorizes mail.

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Demystifying Direct Mail, Part 1

Demystifying Direct Mail, Part 1

We recently attended a breakfast talk hosted by AIGA Knoxville on designing for direct mail. Sheila Kirton, our local USPS Mailpiece Design Analyst (did you know those existed?), gave us a great refresher.

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