April 15, 2013 | Industry, Branding, Featured

Brand Myopia

Branding and advertising agencies bring professional distance to their clients by being able to see brandsĀ as they really are. The agency can step back from corporate strategic thinking that sometimes errs with off-brand strategies and marketing, and provide perspective. Longer ago than I’m willing to admit, as a junior copywriter at Leo Burnett in Chicago,… Read More

January 29, 2013 | Uncategorized

A Blown Away Mohawk Paper Judge

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6bRcAw0jk4&feature=share&list=PL40B137495F14AAF4 We were proud to have our work for UAB Nursing selected as one of the finalists in the Mohawk show. Hearing us talk about it is not nearly as interesting, however, as hearing this judge talk about it. Judging from the wind noise, he was clearly blown away.

January 23, 2013 | Uncategorized

Adding Burn to the Roux

As with the slow-cooking of pork shoulders or the fermentation of hot sauce, good things take time. Back around October we brought a little more fire to the Cayenne belly with the addition of Sam Burn to the ownership team of the company. We’ve known and admired Sam since back in his O2 days. In… Read More