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We just took a look at all of the jobs we've started and/or completed this month: we've had our best February to date! ¡Adelante Latina! and It's in the Bag will be receiving checks in the next few weeks, and it's all thanks for your ongoing support of CurlyRed and our efforts. Thanks again—we love […]
Just a friendly reminder that 10% of any new project that we start and/or finish in the month of February 2019 with CurlyRed will go directly to ¡Adelante Latina! and It's in the Bag! Adelante Latina is our Baltimore FFF recipient. It's a free college prep program for academically promising Latinas of limited means in Baltimore […]
This past Friday, our CurlyRed team had the pleasure of launching a new, fully custom and responsive WordPress for Hamel Builders, one of the most successful privately held construction companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. The website features stunning imagery of construction projects, a bold color palette and color overlays, and clean typography. Here's what our client […]
A few months ago, I was listening to this great podcast called Sleeping at Last, and decided that I was totally stealing this guy's idea (well sort of). Ryan O'Neal is a musician, and he likes to weave his family and friends’ “digital fingerprints” into his music. Last year, when CurlyRed turned 11, I posted an image on my social media channels celebrating some […]
Where has this month gone? We can't believe that our 12 year anniversary is so quickly approaching (on January 31st), and that one week from today is the first day of "First Fruits February!" If you haven't been following along, each year CurlyRed chooses two organizations to which we donate. 10% of any new project […]
M. Kendall Ludwig is proud to serve on the Garrett County Arts Council, and was delighted to help out with the design and layout of Ginseng, the annual literary publication that GCAC releases each year. Mary McEwen, GCAC president, says in her opening letter of Ginseng, "In your hands is the culminating project of talented […]
Congrats to our client, Appalachian Crossroads, on their new website, http://www.appalachiancrossroads.com/! We were honored to create their new branding, as well as this fully custom and responsive WordPress website. CurlyRed believes in their mission: At Appalachian Crossroads, we believe that we are all part of the fabric of our community. Cut from the same cloth, […]
We are so excited for our client, Cool Kids Campaign— the fully custom, responsive WordPress website we created for them launched yesterday! Woohoo! It features their new branding, their "Cancer Fears Me" shop and showcases all of the wonderful things they are doing for kids living with cancer. Head on over to http://coolkidscampaign.org/ to see […]
At CurlyRed, we love Giving Tuesday. Unlike so many days during the holiday season, Giving Tuesday is about giving back and supporting local organizations. So we decided it would be the perfect time to announce the two organizations who will be receiving 10% of CurlyRed's February 2019 sales. Our Baltimore recipient is Adelante Latina, a […]
For the past several months, Mark and Kendall of CurlyRed have been assisting the Greater Oakland Business Association with marketing and promotions of upcoming events. We've created posters, flyers and social media assets for various things GOBA has been a part of, including Winterfest, the Little Yough Music Festival (shown above), and the Pocket Park […]
Maryland Citizens for the Arts utilizes ArtsLAB as an inclusive space for open dialogue around topics that influence and enhance the Maryland arts sector. There are elements for arts administrators, artists, board members, volunteers, funders, and advocates. Topic: Unheard Voices Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: The Gordon Center, […]
Youth soccer is a big deal here in Garrett County, Maryland. So Mark Ludwig, vice president of CurlyRed, was pumped for the opportunity to redesign the branding and website for the Mountaintop Soccer Association. The previous branding had been in place for decades, and was in need of a facelift. Mark chose a strong emblem that […]
We're excited to announce that Redstart Creative, a full-service, Baltimore-based marketing and communications firm, recently recognized CurlyRed president and principal designer M. Kendall Ludwig on their social media platforms! Kendall spoke with friend Rebecca Teaff, CEO of Redstart, about her company. Kendall said that her favorite part about being a business owner is: “The flexibility. I've never […]
I know the parents out there (us included) are ready for school to start back up again, but let’s take advantage of these last few weeks of glorious summer. And the best way to do that? Ice Cream! CurlyRed partnered with the Department of Tourism in Allegany County to design a new rack card to […]
Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29th, 2018 Kendall of CurlyRed serves on the Garrett County Arts Council board, and greatly enjoyed this event last year (we love supporting fellow local artists)! Here's a description from the Facebook page:Travel the scenic byways of Garrett County to meet our local artists. Learn about their creative inspiration, […]
James “Mikey” Virts Jr. has been a good friend of ours since we moved to Garrett County, and a great force of good in the community (espeically as the Artistic Director at Our Town Theatre). So Mark Ludwig, Vice-President of CurlyRed jumped at the chance to help him with his branding and custom WordPress web […]
Summertime in Oakland, MD means beautiful weather, taking advantage of all the incredible local state parks, and fun, family-friendly events! Mark and Kendall of CurlyRed have been working with the Greater Oakland Business Association to promote these great events through some fun posters and Facebook graphics. One takes place every Thursday night (including tonight): Pocket […]
Fellow theatre-lover and Oakland resident Tony Teets will be joining the CurlyRed team for the summer! He’s bright, willing to learn, and will be a huge asset (espeically to Mark Ludwig, on the web projects we’ll be tackling over the next several months). Here’s a little more about Tony: 1. Where do you go to […]
Our Town Theatre in Oakland, MD is gearing up to present its next play: The Dining Room. Vice President of CurlyRed Mark Ludwig, as well as Mark and Kendall's daughter, Margot, will both be appearing in the performance. Here's a summary of the play from the back of the playbook: The play is set in […]