Posts Tagged ‘Tom Wright’
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Giving Thanks: Friendship, Stewardship & Scholarship

A Tribute to Tom Wright of Neenah Paper: “It has been my privilege to allow creatives to do their best work. And now, Neenah has made a new, ongoing investment in the design community by funding this scholarship. No legacy could make me prouder. And I am touched to think how proud my parents—who were my first mentors—would be.” Tom retired after 35 years ...

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Business Cards Can Tell A Story

Tom Wright shares his history of designing business cards for Neenah: "Truth be told, I’m a bit of a hoarder, and one thing I hoard are fine business cards. Many are miniature works of art. I’ve always contended that business cards are more than just a tool for transferring information. They are opportunities for personal connection — the best can make ...

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On the Real Mail Trail: Putting the Ah! Back in Correspondence

The Smithsonian National Postal Museum by night. Exhibition manager Pat Burke describes the dramatic effect – part of the design of the new William H. Gross Stamp Gallery – as “an amazing cathedral of stamps.” Perfect. I (Alyson Kuhn) was recently in Washington D.C. to help celebrate the grand opening of the William H. Gross […]

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Wrap Up: AIGA Head, Heart, Hand

AIGA’s Head, Heart, Hand Conference may have just wrapped up (thank you for following my previous posts from the conference on Against the Grain), but it left many a memory, and a lot of inspiration in it’s path. Also representing itself well was the entire community of Minneapolis and it’s twin city, St. Paul. Even […]

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Jucy Lucy’s and a Studio on Fire Tour at Head, Heart, Hand

Based on my years serving on the local AIGA board, as well as numerous conferences, I find that it is no secret that Minneapolis has some amazing creatives. It did not shock me one bit that the AIGA Head, Heart, Hand Conference would choose this city as the backdrop for this event. That, and to […]

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Good Weather, More Letterpress, Lots More Command X Remaining at Head, Heart, Hand

I guess graffiti is one of the new ways to market a conference. This AIGA booth is brought with construction paper being added by people throughout the AIGA Head, Heart, Hand Conference in Minneapolis. It’s not the marker cube by the registration booth, but it does involve more glue. Another day, another letterpress sighting. Seriously, […]

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30 in 60 with Dyana Valentine and Jim Krause is Standing Room Only at HOW

I’ll be honest, I had no idea what the “30 in 60” presentation title was about, I just knew I had to see Jim Krause speak while at the HOW Live Design Conference. The fact that Dyana Valentine was involved as well made me realize that this was going to be an energetic event regardless […]

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HOW Conference Denver June 6-9

Going to the HOW Conference in Denver June 6-9? Stop by our booth in the exhibitor's market. We have a few things to share with you!

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