CurlyRed | A Design Blog

Published: December 19, 2013

Just in time for the holidays, CurlyRed recently finished up the design and layout of a beautiful, full-color cookbook. It features lovely photography of stunning American Glass, and it's full of delicious family recipes of glass collectors! This cookbook is the perfect piece for The Museum of American Glass in West Virginia to sell in […]

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Published: December 10, 2013

....and we have something special in store to celebrate. Please save the date (1.31.14!) and stay tuned for details!

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Published: November 26, 2013

We are overwhelmed with thankfulness this year (as we tend to be around this time). But there are so many things to be grateful for! Spending time and sharing meals with family is at the top of our list.At CurlyRed, we are working hard to finish up some projects and then heading off to celebrate […]

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Published: November 13, 2013

We love this time of year, and one reason is that we get to attend fabulous events! Mingling with friends and clients, getting pampered, enjoying a festive drink or two, AND benefiting charity? What could be better? So if you're looking for a few fun networking events to attend in Baltimore in the next few […]

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Published: October 10, 2013

Intuit, the makers of Quickbooks, is holding a contest (most of you already know it since we blogged about it a few weeks ago). Well, we made it to ROUND 2, thanks to your votes! Now we have the chance to tell the world even more about what makes us unique in the Baltimore design community. […]

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Published: October 7, 2013

We need your help! M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer of CurlyRed, will be running in a 5k to benefit a Ugandan family seeking asylum in the US. This family of a mother, father, and three small children is from Uganda. They have fled their country and are seeking asylum in the United States. […]

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Published: September 20, 2013

Intuit, the makers of Quickbooks, is holding a contest where they are asking small businesses to submit their stories. There are some great prizes up for grabs (like a SuperBowl commercial-HELLO!). Plus, we get the chance to tell the world how passionate we are about good design AND curly redheads. So we figured, why not?So […]

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Published: August 20, 2013

CurlyRed has been working with Hoffman Borowski & Associates, LLC for a long, long time. We helped them develop their branding, identity system, and print marketing pieces.  We love their work and passion for LEED certified architecture. Since they build beautiful things, we wanted to build them a beautiful web presence. This custom-built WordPress site showcases the structures and wide range of […]

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Published: August 12, 2013

(Disclaimer: yes, we KNOW we haven't done a "Monthly Pinterest" since May—for those of you who were keeping track. Let's just say we've been hard at work/our brains are on summer vacation mode!) For us, August means two things: beaches and birthdays. CurlyRed's president and principal designer, Kendall, celebrates on the 23rd and her youngest […]

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Published: July 17, 2013

Annual reports don't need to be boring, dry, or devoid of color. Especially when you're Zion Project, “an international non-profit which exists to offer life changing counseling and teachings for vulnerable girls and women caught in the global sex trade and communities affected by war.”  Beautiful photography, powerful stories, splashes of bold color and minimal […]

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Published: July 12, 2013

If you haven't seen this event plastered all of the interwebs, well, here you go (and you're welcome). Because the 2nd Annual Un-Company Picnic at Gunpowder Falls State Park is going to be fabulous! This is perfect for all of you introverted creatives or tech professionals who need sunshine and human interaction. Plus, if you have spouses, kiddos and/or […]

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Published: June 27, 2013

The Delaware Restaurant Association has been a long time client of CurlyRed. So when it came time to refresh DRA's online presence while still delivering a huge amount of valuable content to their audience, we were up to the challenge. And here's what they had to say: “We have been working with Kendall and CurlyRed […]

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Published: June 26, 2013

We found this oldie-but-a-goodie while preparing for a talk on Photoshop. The more you know!

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Published: June 13, 2013

So a few years ago, we were fortunate enough to have the extremely talented Becky Pool (now Becky Helms) intern for us. We were blown away by passion for design,  her dedication to her craft (which also includes silkscreening, illustration (she draws her own outfit each day!), and crazy amounts of crocheting), and her sunny, sweet disposition. We simply […]

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Published: May 23, 2013

So as much as we love the Ravens, the Baltimore Orioles have always had a special place in our heart. Oh no, here at CurlyRed there are no “fair weather fans.” As nice as it is to have the O's playing so well after such a long dry spell, we've always enjoyed going to the beautiful […]

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Published: May 2, 2013

If you're a Baltimore area designer or developer, it's time to prove your skills (in bowling, anyways.) This should be a great time, but spots are limited, so please register here today: hope to see you there, CurlyRed will be rocking the Red (naturally)!

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Published: April 24, 2013

CurlyRed, and it's president, M. Kendall Ludwig, is passionate about stopping human trafficking around the world. And we've been looking for an opportunity to assist an organization that is focused on addressing this serious crisis. So a few weeks ago, after seeing a post on B'More Creatives, we reached out to Sarita Hartz Hendricksen. She's the […]

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Published: March 12, 2013

CurlyRed is thrilled/humbled to announce that M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer, will be presenting at 2 conferences in April! Wow!On Saturday, April 6th, at the Center for the Arts at Towson University (Kendall's alma mater!), Kendall will be presenting at AIGA's Ink and Pixels Student Design Conference. Here's our topic: Everything I Have Learned […]

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Published: March 1, 2013

Ok, you caught us! We missed February in our Monthly Pinterest feature. So here's one for March, bright and early for your enjoyment.It's not a secret that late winter is NOT our favorite time of year. But we are already seeing the overflow of yummy Easter candy take over store shelves and the days getting a little […]

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Published: February 6, 2013

Kendall and Kristin Our dear friend and PR writer, Kristin LeFeber (visit her personal blog here), was approached by Sperk* to choose a woman to write about for Sperk*'s weekly feature, Wednesday's Woman.  Kristin chose M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer of CurlyRed to feature! We feel so honored. Please take a moment to […]

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Published: February 6, 2013

CurlyRed fans Melissa and Steve Reynolds M. Kendall Ludwig and her fabulous mom, Madeline Meister from left to right: Valerie Albrecht Adams,  CurlyRed PR writer Kristin LeFeber,  M. Kendall Ludwig and Erin Thiel PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(thanks to Kristin LeFeber for her fabulous PR assistance!) CurlyRed, Inc. Celebrates Six Years of Good Design for EveryoneBALTIMORE, […]

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Published: January 31, 2013

We can't think of a better way to celebrate 6 years of CurlyRed then seeing our favorite team play in the SuperBowl! We are watching the game with family and friends, wearing our purple proudly, eating good food, drinking good beer and enjoying what promises to be a great game!Let's Go Ravens! And we hope […]

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Published: January 24, 2013

Come on, you know all the cool kids are gonna there! Beer specials, yummy food for purchase, and us!NEXT Friday, 5:30-7:30, at the SkyBar (yup, that would be upstairs) at the Mt. Washington Tavern. Register here:

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Published: January 21, 2013

We are HUGE Ravens fans here in CurlyRed land, and couldn't be more excited that they are headed  to the (Super)Har-Bowl.In that spirit, we hope you REGISTER TODAY for our happy hour celebrating 6 years—and if you'd like, please join me in wearing your purple pride to the event! We can't wait to celebrate both CurlyRed and the […]

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Published: January 8, 2013

Are you a CurlyRed client?  Friend? Fan? Fellow creative? Lover of happy hours or free networking events? Than this event is for you! It's our way of saying THANKS! We are meeting at the beautiful, newly renovated Mt. Washington Tavern. Drink specials include $3.30 draft beer. Plus: if you are one of the first 5 people […]

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Published: January 2, 2013

Happy New Year! We hope you had a joyous and safe holiday season. Here's to a fantastic 2013! And to get started, this is one of CurlyRed's most recent poster projects, and we are so happy with how it come out! Here's what our client had to say about it:"The Alice in Wonderland poster is […]

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