CurlyRed | A Design Blog


Published: July 10, 2019

Our client and friend Jessica Fike of Jessica Fike Photography just featured CurlyRed on her vlog, and it turned out so well! Here's what Jessica said about the video: M. Kendall Ludwig and Mark just opened a new office space in downtown Oakland and it's snazzy! Big windows, lots of color and a conference table where […]

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Published: April 24, 2019

We had the absolute honor of creating a new web presence for The Dove Center in Garrett County, which 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. Heather L. Hanline, MS, LCPC, Executive Director of The […]

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Published: April 10, 2019

  We had so much fun creating the branding for “Weird Wine: A Peek Into the Curious World of Maryland Wine.” This event on May 5th, 2019 is being hosted by The Maryland Wineries Association and Baltimore Magazine at Union Collective in Baltimore. There are still tickets available—you can buy them here. When Kelly J. Dudeck, […]

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Published: February 13, 2019

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 […]

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Published: January 9, 2019

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 […]

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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: 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 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: July 5, 2017

We’ve worked on so many fun projects this year! And this one was no exception, because it combined three things we love: in this case, The Baltimore Ravens, reading and helping children. The Maryland Book Bank is a Baltimore-based non-profit that distributes over 150,000 free books to children, teachers, schools and organizations each year! We […]

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Published: May 10, 2017

Projects are always so much more fun when you’re helping friends reach their goals. This project was no exception. Faye Rivkin is exceedingly talented and an all-around great woman. We’ve run in the same networking and creative circles for years, so it was CurlyRed's pleasure to create a fully-custom, responsive WordPress website that was as […]

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Published: October 12, 2016

CurlyRed was thrilled to work with Rev. Dr. Amy P. McCullough at Grace United Methodist Church in Baltimore. From their website: “we try to hear what God is saying for our everyday lives and for this city. We try our best to serve one another, welcome everyone, grow together in faith, and embrace the Christian […]

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Published: March 23, 2016

Clarity Centers is a new group counseling center in Towson, MD that believes the relationship between patient and therapist is of the upmost importance. Through fully engaged guided conversations with wise and compassionate counselors, patients can "end needless suffering" by learning self knowledge, self control and gaining clarity. Our client and long-time friend, Dr. Shawn […]

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Published: December 11, 2015

We have been long-time fans of Betamore, a co-working and educational space for technology and entrepreneurship in downtown Baltimore. So we were thrilled when they came to us with this infographic project that visually captured all of the progress Betamore has made in the past three years. Using the playful color palette of Betamore's branding […]

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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: 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: December 19, 2013

Just in time for the holidays, CurlyRed recently finished up the design and layout of a beautiful, full-color cookbook. It features lovely photography of stunning American Glass, and it's full of delicious family recipes of glass collectors! This cookbook is the perfect piece for The Museum of American Glass in West Virginia to sell in […]

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Published: October 10, 2013

Intuit, the makers of Quickbooks, is holding a contest (most of you already know it since we blogged about it a few weeks ago). Well, we made it to ROUND 2, thanks to your votes! Now we have the chance to tell the world even more about what makes us unique in the Baltimore design community. […]

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Published: June 27, 2013

The Delaware Restaurant Association has been a long time client of CurlyRed. So when it came time to refresh DRA's online presence while still delivering a huge amount of valuable content to their audience, we were up to the challenge. And here's what they had to say: “We have been working with Kendall and CurlyRed […]

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Published: December 5, 2012

For the past several years, CurlyRed has created an annual interactive holiday card for Rye Country Day School in New York. This year's card features a calendar that reveals a new service, completed by Rye students for 21 days this month. There's even falling snow and music, performed by the RCDS Festival Chorus. Here's what […]

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Published: March 6, 2012

We met Stacey of People's Community Health Centers at a networking event and we were inspired by the services they provide for our community. We reached out to our friend Larry Canner, who captured some amazing shots of their space and staff. From the imagery, we developed a really vibrant color palette that conveys the […]

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