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Published: April 30, 2019

As much as we love our office space in historic Mountain Lake Park, we've been longing to be part of the downtown Oakland community for as long as we've resided here in Garrett County, Maryland. Oakland has an amazingly rich history and was accepted as an official “Arts and Entertainment District” in 2016. We are […]

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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: 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: December 11, 2018

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, […]

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Published: September 25, 2018

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 […]

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Published: August 16, 2017

A client CurlyRed has enjoyed working with from quite some time is also the best place in Baltimore to go for a facial or massage: Ojas. We wanted to feature them today because they are celebrating the opening of a brand new location in Cockeysville and we've loved watching them grow! We adore the philosophy […]

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Published: June 6, 2017

In CurlyRed's ten years of business, I had a first last week:I attended the funeral of a client. W.C. Bird, passed away unexpectedly on May 22nd, 2017 from heart complications. I had only known him a few short months. We were paired together after he invented and secured a patent for a baseball/softball training tool. W.C. […]

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Published: March 15, 2017

It's hard to truly articulate all of the amazing things our client, The Institute For Integrative Health in Baltimore, does. So instead, we'll share how they describe themselves on the website: “Despite great advances in medical knowledge and technology, chronic disease affects one in three Americans, leads to 70 percent of U.S. deaths, and accounts […]

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Published: February 15, 2017

Have you been thinking about beginning a new branding, print or web project with CurlyRed? Now is the time! You see, all month long, we want to give thanks for being in business for 10 years by donating ten percent of what we bring in back to the community. We have chosen two charities: The […]

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Published: January 20, 2017

Next month,CurlyRed is giving back 10% of all of our February sales to two great charities, one here in Garrett County (our new community) and one in Baltimore (our hometown). Today we want to give more exposure to the Community Crisis Center in Baltimore. From their website: "The Community Crisis Center, Inc. (CCC) is a […]

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Published: December 6, 2016

CurlyRed, a branding, print and web design company, is excited to announce that it has signed its first Garrett County client, Jay Ferguson of Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacation Sales. A successful real estate agent for many years, Mr. Ferguson founded the real estate side of Taylor-Made in April of 2014 with friends Joe and Jodi […]

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Published: August 17, 2016

The Delaware Restaurant Association has been a client of CurlyRed for many years, and we've always loved working with them on branding, print and digital projects. This year, we once again created an invitation for their annual Golf Classic and we wanted to share it with you. For this project, we chose a rich color […]

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Published: March 30, 2016

So—this client is VERY near and dear to our hearts.Kendall's younger brother, John Amato, V, was married to Samantha Tarlton this past Saturday in a beautiful celebration at Linganore Winecellars. CurlyRed had the extreme privilege of designing the save-the-date, invitations, and RSVP cards. This was our first time printing in spot foil and hand-lining foil envelopes, […]

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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: February 11, 2015

 President and principal designer Kendall with fellow B'More Creatives  board members Rachel and Hazel, and CurlyRed assistant to the stars, Gena   CurlyRed family members: Chip, Madeline and John    Kendall poses with friends Glen, Mary, Tuley, Michael and Linda     CurlyRed networking partner Tony and friend Toyao     Mt. Washington Tavern took great care of us! Kendall grabs a […]

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Published: June 17, 2014

We just received the sad news that our client, Hot Air Dry Bar, is closing its doors. We have truly loved working with them, and wish owners Joy and Kate, much happiness and joy moving forward. Here are a few of our favorite pieces CurlyRed created for Hot Air:

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Published: April 24, 2013

CurlyRed, and it's president, M. Kendall Ludwig, is passionate about stopping human trafficking around the world. And we've been looking for an opportunity to assist an organization that is focused on addressing this serious crisis. So a few weeks ago, after seeing a post on B'More Creatives, we reached out to Sarita Hartz Hendricksen. She's the […]

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