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Coronavirus Advertising Has Had a Glaring Lack of Disability Inclusion

Coronavirus Advertising Has Had a Glaring Lack of Disability Inclusion

This is an incredibly challenging time for everyone, especially for marginalized groups, but we believe in the power of advertising as a force for social justice and positive change.

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Creativity Without Limits: The Value of Blue-Sky Thinking

Creativity Without Limits: The Value of Blue-Sky Thinking

Fanciful. Impractical. Unrealistic. Those are a few of the words you’ll come across when you search the definition of “blue-sky thinking,” but in the agency world, blue-skying is just the baseline.


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12 Knoxvillians Sharing Joy and Creativity During the Corona-Apocalypse

12 Knoxvillians Sharing Joy and Creativity During the Corona-Apocalypse

Ah, Knoxvillians... Bless our sweet-tea-swilling, backyard-grilling, orange-and-white-cheering hearts! Here, in the Maker City, we don’t mind a little red on our necks and a whole lot of blue in our grass. But nowadays (during these Mad Max-esque times), the only color we see is gray.

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Sports in COVID-19: A Unique Time For Understanding

Sports in COVID-19: A Unique Time For Understanding

For the first time in our lifetime, arenas, fields, gyms and stadiums are silent, and as we face the challenges of partially opening the economy, marketers and sports brands are wrestling with hard questions. 

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Introducing Designsensory Intelligence and Ignite Fan Insights

Introducing Designsensory Intelligence and Ignite Fan Insights

Our marketing research unit has provided authentic, proprietary customer and market insights for decades, playing a significant role in the success of dozens of organizations. We’re so proud of the work that this team has done to uncover the “what” and “why” of human behavior and even prouder to say that, after nearly 30 years, it feels like the fun is just getting started.

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Clear Your Mind: 6 Ways to Mindfully Manage Stress

Clear Your Mind: 6 Ways to Mindfully Manage Stress

Times are stressful, but one of the most important things we can do after a long day of work is to clear our minds and switch from “work-mode” to “chill-mode.” Finding that balance between work and home life is something we’ve all been dealing with. So, in order to keep us all sane – literally – we have some tips to help you recharge. 

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Designsensory's Innovative Client Solutions During COVID-19

Designsensory's Innovative Client Solutions During COVID-19

We’re guiding our clients through the COVID-19 outbreak through the power of adaptation, empathy and resiliency. Even though it's a difficult time, it's not impossible to overcome. We've rounded up a few projects to show you how.

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March at Designsensory: Embracing a Virtual Workplace

March at Designsensory: Embracing a Virtual Workplace

We’re stepping away from our typical agency news roundup, because right now, life is anything but typical. We aren’t traveling to big conferences and hosting group outings. We’re working from home. We are thinking of our friends and loved ones… and our clients. We are doing our best to navigate this unprecedented time and trying to spread a little cheer along the way.

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“Make it Real, Compared to What?”

 “Make it Real, Compared to What?”

When Creative Director Chris McAdoo isn’t at Designsensory, he paints. His latest solo exhibition was just three weeks ago, and he was looking ahead to a collectors’ event in April. Like most things right now, it was canceled.

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Tips from our Coworkers: Staying Productive While Working from Home

Tips from our Coworkers: Staying Productive While Working from Home

Our Designsensory office has gone completely digital, and while it is the safest move right now, we’re still figuring out how to remain productive while at home. Maybe you’re struggling with the same thing? We interviewed our now-remote office folks for advice.

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