Keep the Food Coming

Keep the Food Coming

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On Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we launched a food drive on our Facebook page, overnight it was a huge success. For every like our page receives, we buy one food item for the Manchester Food Cupboard. On Tuesday our friends (and family) down the street at The Image Loft joined in …

YOUR 1 CLICK PUTS FOOD ON THE SHELF

YOUR 1 CLICK PUTS FOOD ON THE SHELF

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How can you enter into the spirit of Martin Luther King Day—really inhabit the feeling of helping others in need—and still have a playful Monday holiday? Temblor has the answer! For every new Facebook “Like” Temblor gets from today (MLK Day) …

Excellent, Quick 13-Point Pinterest Crash Course

Excellent, Quick 13-Point Pinterest Crash Course

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I’ve just accepted my invite to Pinterest, on which I’ve been a voyeur for a couple of months. Now that I’m on, I discovered I didn’t actually know what to do, and then — Lo & Behold! — Mashable decided that today was the day* to educate us all. Hallelujah! The quick run-through of how to Pin and why (and […]

Tangerine Tango is the Color of the Year

Tangerine Tango is the Color of the Year

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At Temblor we received confirmation today from Pantone that we are absolutely on the right track! As they do each year, Pantone just announced a new Color of the Year. The Color of The Year for 2012 is Tangerine Tango – a delicious, rich, vibrant orangey-red that is almost EXACTLY the color we use in […]

Heel Height: An Economic Indicator We Understand Completely

Heel Height: An Economic Indicator We Understand Completely

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IBM just came out with a report that says the dizzying heights of Manolo Blahniks are coming to an end and that this is a good indicator of a return to a more solid, upbeat economy. Get out your Birkenstocks and get ready to dance in them!

Berkshire Love

Berkshire Love

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We were fortunate to be invited to attend a workshop on “Decoding the QR Code” hosted by the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce and Excelsior Printing. The workshop was held at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown. All of these elements added up to an interesting, fun learning experience with a collegial networking gathering afterwards. Kudos indeed […]

Janet Maslin Chimes in on Fonts… Must be Something Notable

Janet Maslin Chimes in on Fonts… Must be Something Notable

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The front page of the NY Times Arts section this past Monday features a captivating review by Janet Maslin of a new book, Just My Type by Simon Garfield. The review is well worth the read and, if the new book does as well at popularizing font knowledge as another on an arcane subject (the ubiquitous […]

A Typography Poster that Explains All

A Typography Poster that Explains All

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What a wonderful, explanatory, well-designed tool! We love typography—so much design depends on it—but sometimes we forget that not everyone is as familiar with all the terms and nuances. See the guide here.

The 2 Biggest Reasons Local Papers Are Still Important

The 2 Biggest Reasons Local Papers Are Still Important

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Business owners today struggle—really struggle!—with weighing the worth of newsprint advertising to increase awareness of their offerings. We were heartened to find this study that backs up our own anecdotal evidence. People still read local papers, especially. They find it the best source for local news, which doesn’t seem to translate to online distribution as […]

What Does John Really Do?

What Does John Really Do?

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An Interview with Chief of Operations, John Conte What do you do? I oversee the day-to-day operations of the business, which may sound like the dull part of the agency business, but believe me, it’s not at all! Lots of interesting challenges there. I am also pleased to have lots of input on the creative, […]

Get to know Margaret!

Get to know Margaret!

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What Is Margaret Doing All Day? A Brief Interview with Creative Director Margaret Donovan. 1. What are your primary responsibilities at Temblor Creative? I think of my principle responsibilities as being some kind of combination of a bellwether sheep and a bootlegger. A bellwether leads the way, finds the path, as I hope I do […]

Homecoming

Homecoming

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Photojournalist Erin Trieb (this is her self-portrait) has followed my son Chris’s 10th Mountain Division Army unit (the one Obama just visited), from their deployment several years ago right through their first year and half back home. Erin’s most recent project focuses on the stresses these soldiers are under, the difficulties they face every day […]