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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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Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep

I am proud to say this blog post title has two meanings. One, we are slowly making headway with all the accumulated junk that made the trip from our old office to the new one. The other meaning, perhaps of great blogging merit, is our sweep of the Addy Awards. 

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Beginning the Year with a Farewell

Beginning the Year with a Farewell

As we say hello to a new year we find ourselves saying farewell to a friend and colleague.

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A Retrospective on the Tennessee Trails & Byways Website

A Retrospective on the Tennessee Trails & Byways Website

Designsensory proudly and excitedly played a crucial part in the launch of a new Tennessee statewide tourism initiative: Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways. Governor Phil Bredesen, along with the Commissioner of Tourist Development, Susan Whitaker, announced an initiative that will take Tennessee Tourism to the next level.

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Under Construction, Part 2

Under Construction, Part 2

Great progress has been made on the space since my last post!

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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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Under Construction, Part 1

Under Construction, Part 1

We have simply outgrown our space. That, by itself, is great news. What Brandon and I didn't know was how complicated and time-consuming this process would be. 

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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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