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Published: November 26, 2014

All of us at CurlyRed wish you a very joyous, safe and restful Thanksgiving. We hope that your holiday is filled with delicious food, and quality friends and family time.But for many individuals in our own neighborhoods, this is a time of year when it is a struggle to buy groceries or pay a utilities […]

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Published: October 22, 2014

The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) is a not-for-profit economic development organization led by a partnership of regional business executives, elected government officials and leaders from higher education, focused on fostering business retention and development, job creation and new investment throughout the Greater Baltimore region. CurlyRed was been working with the EAGB for two […]

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Published: September 15, 2014

DC Social Magazine asked CurlyRed to write a guest blog about design, so we created "A Supply List for Great Design." Here's an excerpt:3. Tap into and be inspired by your local community. I’m a Baltimore girl, through and through. And I’m constantly amazed and inspired by what happens in this city. If you want […]

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Published: August 7, 2014

In CurlyRed land, August means fun summer birthday times. This year, president and principal designer M. Kendall Ludwig put together some gift ideas that speak to her love of beautiful fall clothing, reading, the Baltimore Ravens, tech, and, of course, design! We think these items would make most creative women swoon. Let us know what you […]

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Published: July 9, 2014

Mark Ludwig has brought some very interesting news to our attention: Android has new branding, and it looks strangely familiar. From The Verge's article: "Posted earlier this week by Twitter account @upleaks, the alleged 17-second boot animation for LG's upcoming G Watch features the usual stylings of a Google-influenced Android device — but the interesting […]

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Published: June 17, 2014

We just received the sad news that our client, Hot Air Dry Bar, is closing its doors. We have truly loved working with them, and wish owners Joy and Kate, much happiness and joy moving forward. Here are a few of our favorite pieces CurlyRed created for Hot Air:

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Published: May 7, 2014

At CurlyRed, we are constantly inspired. A great source of inspiration is the artistic elements used in film. The costumes in Chicago and Moulin Rouge!, the typography in The Artist, the illustration style in Monsters Inc., and even the set design of childhood favorite Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory can all serve to create great […]

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Published: April 10, 2014

It's so beautiful outside, and this spring weather is making us do the happy dance in our office chairs! You know what else makes us so happy? New client work that we can show off! First up, a beautiful, stylish website for Animal Eye Care, a national organization that offers advanced medical and surgical therapy […]

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Published: April 3, 2014

CurlyRed is happy to be a part of these upcoming events, and we hope you can join us! 1. M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal design of CurlyRed, will be "speed mentoring" along with many other fabulous women at the BBJ's BizWomen Mentoring Monday. Yay for women in business! 2. Are you struggling to navigate […]

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Published: March 12, 2014

Happy Wednesday, everyone!  CurlyRed president and principal designer, M. Kendall Ludwig will once again be chatting with Writer and PR expert Wendy Meyeroff of Piggy Bank Promotions at 11am tomorrow (Thursday March 13th)! Please tune in to hear us discuss the difference between verbal and visual branding, the importance of color, consistency in branding and much more. Then, after […]

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Published: February 21, 2014

At CurlyRed, we love our clients (yes, we do say that a LOT), but it's always nice when we get the chance to work on projects that are both fun and really well-received. We wanted to share a couple of recent projects with you: Our friend, mover/shaker/media-specialist-to-the-stars Matthew Winner wanted new branding for his well-followed […]

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Published: February 12, 2014

Since everyone will be snowed in tomorrow (2.13.14) and not working anyway, set your alarm, and log onto Piggy Bank Promotions at 11am! Then you can listen to CurlyRed president and principal designer, M. Kendall Ludwig discuss balancing running a successful design firm and raising two small girls. Writer and PR expert Wendy Meyeroff interviews Kendall […]

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Published: February 5, 2014

Clockwise from top left: CurlyRed fan James Taavon gives us a grin; CurlyRed president and principal designer M. Kendall Ludwig poses with client Maryellen May; "Mr. CurlyRed," aka Mark Ludwig, sips on a "CurlyRed-tini"; CurlyRed fans and friends mingled in the newly renovated CurlyRed office; CurlyRed's logo in bright red vinyl graces the main office wall. […]

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Published: January 31, 2014

Over 100 clients served. Countless cups of coffee and networking events attended. Tears of joy and frustration (sometimes both in the same day!). Multiple speeches, coaching sessions and life lessons learned. Our hope is that CurlyRed has made the world better with the usable art we've created. Thank YOU for being part of our ultimate […]

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Published: January 22, 2014

There are still a few spots left for our 7 Years of CurlyRed Open House next Friday night from 5:30-8:30, but they are going fast! Free food, drinks, networking and all-around good times in our newly renovated office.If you'd like to join us and you'd like an invitation delivered directly to your inbox, please contact […]

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Published: January 14, 2014

Tim Gunn is such a handsome devil. Monyka Berrocosa, CEO of MyCity4Her, Inc, approached us to share our thoughts on design and business. President and principal designer, M. Kendall Ludwig, gave a talk in 2013 about her deep respect for Tim Gunn and love of Project Runway. She decided that this same subject manner would […]

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Published: January 3, 2014

We are 7 years old! And YOU: our clients, friends, followers and fellow creatives have gotten us here! We want to say THANK YOU! To mix it up a little: we are having an open house at our newly renovated office! Drinks and appetizers are on us. So drop on by, for an hour or […]

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