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CurlyRed is deeply honored to have created the branding used in this important project: What Were You Wearing? A Project Supporting National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Allegany and Garrett County Arts Councils, along with partners Allegany College of Maryland, Dove Center, Family Crisis Resource Center, and Frostburg State University are proud to be part the "What Were You Wearing?" […]
M. Kendall Ludwig is honored to serve as the current president of the Garrett County Arts Council. We are committed to create a more diverse and inclusive community through the arts. GCAC is accepting GRANT applications at www.garrettarts.org through April 12, 2021! Funding is available to organizations in general operating support and for specific programs/projects. […]
by M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer custom illustration by CurlyRed intern Olivia Weeks You've heard the expression "Spring comes in like a lion and out like a lamb." That is certainly true here in Garrett County. We are starting to see warmer weather, but seasoned resident gardeners warn not to plant anything new […]
At CurlyRed, we have been launching new websites left and right! Two of our most recent web projects have been for Healing Garrett, here in Garrett County, MD and WCL Painting in Anne Arundel County, MD! Healing Garrett is a local non-profit that seeks to create a trauma informed, self-healing community, through education, prevention, and […]
by M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer custom illustration by CurlyRed intern Olivia Weeks Even though winter is technically almost behind us, anyone who lives in this region will tell you that there are still potentially several more weeks of winter left here in Garrett County. Winter is long and intense here. According to […]
At CurlyRed, we've been creating newsletters for FP Growth Partners for over a year! We wanted to sit down with this client and talk about the work we've created for their company. In this 20 minute interview, M. Kendall Ludwig (president and principal designer of CurlyRed) and Justin Drummond (COO | PF Growth Partners, LLC) […]
You know that feeling when you get to work on a totally unique project? That was our experience at CurlyRed working on the visual brand for WheelzUp Adventures. Inspired by CEO Mandela's love of the outdoors and his African heritage, we went to work. After researching traditional tribal patterns and color palettes, we created a […]
article and illustration by CurlyRed intern, Olivia Weeks Happy “Galentines” day from CurlyRed! Here are six ways you can celebrate this year with all the lovely ladies in your life in this crazy time: Brunch picnic: What better way to celebrate love and friendship is there than by eating food? Packing a fancy picnic brunch […]
14 years ago, I began CurlyRed, and I continue to feel absurdly blessed to own my own business, doing something that I love while providing for our family. I thought (since we can't do an in-person shindig) it would be nice to commemorate the day by honoring 14 people who have helped me get […]
At CurlyRed., it's such much fun to help our clients to create a new visual identity and new online presence! We loved working with Allegheny Trail House, Frostburg’s first and only farm-to- table bed and breakfast. The home is located in historic downtown Frostburg – within walking distance to the FSU campus, unique restaurants, shops and, yes, […]
Beginning Monday, February 1st, CurlyRed will donate 10% of all profits for the month to one non-profit in Baltimore, and one local non-profit here in Western Maryland. Our Baltimore recipient is World Relief Baltimore Immigration Legal Clinic! They advise and represent immigrants and their family members in immigration matters such as the following: Consultations so […]
Say hello to our newest graphic design intern, Olivia! We're excited to have her on board this spring, and look forward to seeing what he'll accomplish during her time with CurlyRed. Here's a few things we've learned about Olivia: Where are you attending college? What are you going to school? What’s your dream career? I […]
Our client, the Dove Center in Oakland, MD provides safety, advocacy, and counseling to individuals whose lives have been shattered by domestic violence and/or sexual assault, and strives to expand public awareness of those issues. Their biggest fundraiser of the year is the Festival of Trees. In July, they made the heartbreaking decision to cancel […]
We are pleased to announce that we have chosen our 2021 First Fruits February recipients! CurlyRed will donate 10% of all profits in February 2021 to one non-profit in Baltimore, and one local non-profit here in Western Maryland. Our Baltimore recipient is World Relief Baltimore Immigration Legal Clinic! They advise and represent immigrants and their […]
Even during this crazy year, we have much to be grateful for. Like YOU—we're thankful for each of you! We hope you have a safe and joyful holiday. Our offices will be closed, beginning at 3pm today through this Sunday, November 29th. If you need assistance while we're away, feel free to reach out to […]
This Saturday is Small Business Saturday! If you'd like to #shopsmall and #shoplocal this holiday, we still have a limited number of all three of our CurlyRed candles available (lovingly made by Ellicott City's Sihaya & Company). Candles are one for $12, or two for $20. Just message us to place your order, and we […]
Dear Clients and Friends, CurlyRed has had the immense pleasure of serving you for the past (almost) 14 years. During this time, many things have changed, but our commitment to “good design for everyone” has not wavered. We care deeply about creating usable art at affordable rates and working as hard as we can to […]
This was a really exciting project for us at CurlyRed. We were asked to redesign a map for the historic Town of Grantsville. Grantsville is the first Arts & Entertainment district in Garrett County, and home to some of our favorite restaurants, outdoor attractions and working artists in Western Maryland. This map features a custom […]