CurlyRed | A Design Blog


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This area is a place to explore design ideas and inspiration, share recent work and testimonials, and let you know about upcoming CurlyRed and art-related events happening in Garrett County, MD and beyond.

If you would like to contribute or be featured in this blog, please contact Kendall at kendall@curlyred.com.


Published: May 18, 2018

CurlyRed has been delighted to be a part of the community of Greater Oakland, Maryland since we relocated our business almost 2 years ago. It's a wonderful small town with tons of history, character, and fun events all year long. The City of Oakland reached out to CurlyRed to create a new trade show display, […]

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Published: April 19, 2018

We love the colors, sounds and smells of spring. And yet, since our CurlyRed office is located in the frozen tundra of Maryland—it's been snowing here today, yes, today—the 19th day of April. So to help us not want to throw something, we've created this Pinterest board of flowers, spring-inspired clothing and accessories, typefaces, an […]

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Published: April 4, 2018

On March 23rd, Mark and Kendall of CurlyRed presented on the Future of Social Media at Sheppard Pratt Conference Center, sponsored by the Baltimore Business Journal. If you weren't able to join us, we wanted to give you some of the highlights of our talk: We begun our presentation by reviewing the history of social […]

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Published: March 14, 2018

This project was a labor of love.The Oracle Library is an incredible ministry resource. It includes both a database of hundreds of sermons on numerous topics and passages of Scripture, and "Master Courses" (full sermon series, complete with outlines, and videos on-demand with a subscription). There's a blog, forum for members, and chat support integration. […]

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Published: March 9, 2018

That's right! We're heading down to Charm City in two weeks. We’re excited and honored to once again be part of the Baltimore Business Journal's Digital Marketing Seminar Series on Social Media Marketing. Kendall and Mark will be presenting together about the future of social media. This session will cover the ins and outs of […]

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Published: March 2, 2018

Thank you to all of our amazing (both new and returning) clients for making 2018's CurlyRed's First Fruits February the best one yet! Next week, we'll be sending out checks to both Simple Sacrifice (visit Simple Sacrifice's website here) and I Can Swim (visit I Can Swim's website here), our 2018 First Fruits February recipients! […]

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Published: February 14, 2018

It's finally here! Silent Sky at Our Town Theatre in Oakland, MD opens tonight! We still can't get over how lovely the poster design is, created by our own Mark Ludwig, Vice President and Principal Developer at CurlyRed. If you're curious what Silent Sky is all about, here's a quick synopsis: When Henrietta Leavitt begins […]

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Published: February 7, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, February 20th, from 6-8pm for Garrett County's first Have a Nice Day Project. Our dear friend Jessica Watson of Points North Studio began the Have a Nice Day Project in 2015. It's been happening in coffee shops and bars all over Baltimore. Join CurlyRed and the Garrett County Arts Council at […]

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Published: January 30, 2018

“I am thrilled with the result of my branding project with CurlyRed. Her creativity, attention to detail, positive attitude and flexibility made it a pleasure to work with Kendall.” —Jeanne Børretzen, CEO of Prima Optikk It's not everyday that we get the chance to work with someone across the world! In fact, Prima Optikk is […]

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Published: January 25, 2018

It's hard to believe, but February is only a week away! And that means: First Fruits February! CurlyRed will be donating 10% to two extra-special Maryland-based organizations, suggested by you. (We had several great choices, and two stood out to us. We couldn’t choose between them, so we’ve decided on TWO non-profit recipients, one in […]

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Published: January 11, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, February 20th, from 6-8pm for Garrett County's first Have a Nice Day Project. Our dear friend Jessica Watson of Points North Studio began the Have a Nice Day Project in 2015. It's been happening in coffee shops and bars all over Baltimore. As Jessica writes: “It's the coolest way for one […]

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Published: January 4, 2018

When we are able to help a client that has helped us for years, that's something really special. RemSource is a US-based virtual support company that CurlyRed has been using since 2011! My assistant at RemSource helps us keep our company running smoothly: assisting with scheduling, following up on proposals and invoices, and even answers […]

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Published: December 22, 2017

So long, 2017! We wish you a wonderful holiday full of love and laughter, and a safe and magical start of 2018. Our CurlyRed office will be closed starting today at 5pm, and we'll re-open Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018. Please continue to check CurlyRed's blog (curlyreddesign.blogspot.com) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/curlyreddesign) for updates and CurlyRed news.

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Published: December 20, 2017

We love bringing clients full-circle. In 2008 (when we were brand-new!), CurlyRed helped Annapolis-based, computer programming company Wyetech create their visual branding. Mark Goss is the president of Wyetech (fun fact: he's also cousin-by-marriage to president and principal designer M. Kendall Ludwig). Mark approached us this year, ready to up his online presence game. We […]

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Published: December 14, 2017

We hired Hagerstown student Kylie Magnis as our new CurlyRed design intern this month. So we decided to grill her with a few questions about her childhood, art, creativity, and women in business. Read Kylie's answers to our burning questions here: 1. Where do you go to school, and when do you expect to graduate? […]

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Published: December 4, 2017

First off, thank you to everyone who submitted their non-profit for consideration for CurlyRed's 2018 First Fruits February! We had several great choices, and two extra-special organizations to stood out to us. We couldn’t choose between them, so we’ve decided on TWO non-profit recipients, one in Baltimore, MD and one in Garrett County, MD. Congratulations […]

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Published: November 29, 2017

Next Wednesday night is going to be an epic time! _________ SHOW US YOUR MASK & CELEBRATE OUR HISTORY DEC 6TH, 7PM AT THE ELEPHANT At the end of this year B'More Creatives will be closing as a networking group for women in the creative profession in Baltimore. Join us for a private celebration on […]

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Published: November 28, 2017

#givingtuesday is a wonderful day of giving back to organizations that desperately need it! Our favorite global non-profit is Compassion International, where you can sponsor a child in need and change his or her life! This upcoming February of 2018, we'd like to donate the full 10% to one Maryland-based non-profit, suggested by you. We've […]

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Published: November 20, 2017

We've had the pleasure of being part of am amazing (and free) networking group called B'More Creatives, since the very beginning. M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer of CurlyRed, was also had the honor of serving on the board of directors for the past 5 or 6 years. But Kendall, along with fellow leader […]

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Published: November 15, 2017

Our dear friend, Bridget Manley, created the Birds in a Tree podcast about parenting. The good, the bad, the hard and the glorious, all from the perspective of different parents each episode. From left: Mark Ludwig, vice-president, CurlyRed; daughter Juliette; daughter Margot; M. Kendall Ludwig, president, CurlyRed She asked M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal […]

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