CurlyRed | A Design Blog


Why, hello there—thanks for stopping by!

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: April 22, 2020

At CurlyRed, we know things are hard right now—especially for small businesses and non-profits (and pretty much all of our clients fall into those categories). We'd like to help. So we're giving away a FREE PRINT DESIGN PACKAGE (a $500+ value) to one lucky small business or non-profit. It could be an ad design, a […]

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Published: April 14, 2020

—by M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer, CurlyRed Weeks before life (as we knew it) would change for all of us, I thought it would be a good idea to completely give up any personal use of social media for Lent. During those 40 days, I discovered a few things that I hope will be […]

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Published: March 25, 2020

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Published: March 18, 2020

CurlyRed has moved to working virtually with both our team and with client meetings, but we are keeping normal hours to serve you during this time. If your business or organization would like to discuss ways to adapt to this ever-changing climate, please don't hesitate to contact us. Photo by James Sutton on Unsplash

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Published: March 18, 2020

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. —Desmond Tutu It's easy to become swept up the in fear and worry in such uncertain times. But now, more than ever, we must look for ways to bring forth peace, love and faith that we will get through this […]

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Published: February 25, 2020

Take a look at this new branding, identity system and leave behind print pieces with created for Goodwill Retirement Community in Grantsville, MD! Brochure photography by Logan Marks of Marks Media 🙌 

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Published: February 12, 2020

Do you have weekend plans? If not, get excited—there are several local events happening that promise to drive anyone's “February blahs” away. And not one of them requires a Valentine (thank goodness, the only good thing about that Hallmark holiday is the chocolate, are we right?). The 39 Steps at Our Town Theatre Adapted by […]

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Published: February 6, 2020

Sometime a client comes along and you just know that it was meant to be. We met Pat and Michelle Hudnall, owners of  The Vagabond Taproom on Alder Street in downtown Oakland, through the Mountaintop Soccer Association. Their son was on a team with our oldest daughter, and we became friends quickly after that. So […]

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Published: January 28, 2020

Are you ready to Charleston with us? We’ll be doing a Gatsby-style party in downtown Oakland, Maryland THIS FRIDAY, January 31st to celebrate 13 wonderful years of CurlyRed. We’re inviting our clients, friends and family to join us in kicking off a new decade of good design for everyone. We'll be meeting at Sipside Lounge at […]

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CurlyRed First Fruit February 2020
Published: January 21, 2020

Do you love the month of February? Yeah, we used to hate it too. But then we decided to make the most of what can be a cold, dreary month. Back in 2017, CurlyRed began choosing two organizations (one here in Garrett County, and one in our hometown of Baltimore) to which we donate 10% […]

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Published: January 15, 2020

Happy 2020 everyone! We’ll be doing a Gatsby-style party in downtown Oakland, Maryland on Friday, January 31st to celebrate 13 wonderful years of CurlyRed. We’re inviting our clients, friends and family to join us in kicking off a new decade of good design for everyone. We'll be meeting at Sipside Lounge at 5pm for cocktails, […]

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CurlyRed Save the Date
Published: January 10, 2020

Happy 2020 everyone! We hope your year have gotten off to a great start. Here at CurlyRed, we’ve got a ton of new projects kicking off and we can't wait to share them with you. But first: we’re really excited to celebrate THIRTEEN YEARS of CurlyRed at the end of the month! We’ll be doing […]

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Happy holidays from CurlyRed
Published: December 17, 2019

Today is our last day before holiday break, so we want to take a moment to thank each of you: our clients, family and friends. It's been a wonderful year of new adventures and growth, and we look forward to seeing what 2020 will bring. Tidings of peace and joy to you and your loved […]

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Published: December 3, 2019

Happy Giving Tuesday, everyone! At CurlyRed, we want to take today to give thanks to the incredible non-profits who trust us to bring their vision to life. We are in awe of the incredible, often thankless work they do to better this planet we share. Here's a list of some of the non-profits that we […]

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Published: November 22, 2019

We love shopping local and supporting small businesses. Saturday, November 30 is officially Small Business Saturday in the United States. Last year 104 million shoppers spent a record high of $17.8 billion on Small Business Saturday. This Small Business Saturday we encourage you to Shop Local! CurlyRed is excited to announce that we, along with our […]

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Published: November 12, 2019

CurlyRed Inc. is a local branding, print and web design agency that is looking for interns. This internship is open to college students working on their degree in graphic design, website design, website development, design studies, PR, advertising, or a related field. It is a paid position, but also can be utilized for college credit. […]

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Published: October 29, 2019

Exciting news—CurlyRed is headed your way, West Virginia University students! From 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., next Wednesday, November 6th, CurlyRed will be holding a “Resume and Portfolio Review with Career Services” in the Creative Arts Center Lobby of the College of Creative Arts. M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer of CurlyRed, will also be giving […]

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Published: October 9, 2019

It's the most wonderful time of the year...in Garrett County, anyway. That's right, it's Autumn Glory! Today kicks off one the most amazing traditions this area has to offer—with parades, Oompah, Seymour, foliage tours, yummy food and drinks, and so much more. So why not celebrate everything we love about Garrett County? Our good friend […]

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Published: October 2, 2019

Say hello to our intern, Travis! We're excited to have him around this fall, and look forward to seeing what he'll accomplish during his time with CurlyRed. Here's a few things we've learned about Travis: Where are you attending college? What’s your dream career? I attend West Virginia University as a junior year graphic design student. […]

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Published: September 25, 2019

Our long-time client, The Maryland Book Bank will reach an incredible milestone in late 2019- distributing their one-millionth children’s book in the community. That’s one million smiles. One million magical adventures. One million life-changing stories. They will be celebrating with a citywide celebration of reading and a fun contest for all K-5 classrooms in Baltimore […]

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