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Edward Flynn
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Here's what Milton Glaser has to say about Hillary's logo and the rest of the election season branding. In a word, mediocre.

#miltonGlaser   #hillaryLogo   #politicalbranding   #election2016  
It’s been called everything from a FedEx logo rip off, a confused hospital sign, a third-grade project made in MS Paint, and a big red arrow pointing strongly
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There's a reason I never focused on just one design specialization. We've moved past the time when one can do that and still have decent marketability for your design practice.

Never stop learning and utilizing is my motto.

Now if we can just get HR people and perspective clients to realize, "Yes, skilled polymaths do exist."

Here's two articles for your consumption on that topic.
  Opportunity, liberty and risk are not divisible. We either grasp the nettle of creating value or we devolve to wistful pining for what is irrevocably in the past
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Hillary's logo is a fail on so many levels:
A) Helvetica? Booooring. H, the most boring letter in the typeface? Super Booooring.
B) Are her politics moving more to the right than Bill's? Or does this just suggest sideways governance?
C) Perhaps she's opening a hospital?
D) Lindon Leader called. He wants royalties on the use of the Fedex Arrow design.
E) A logo that calls to mind the Cuban flag might not be the best choice for branding a US presidential candidate...unless you're running under the Socialist  ticket. Then it's genius.  
F) Another branding success brought to you by the mindset which redesigned Gap, JC Penny's and Yahoo. Eeech.

#HRClogo   #logoFail   #brandingFail  
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Spot on as usual, Bob.

There is knowing how to use history, psychology, marketing and branding for successful advertising. ...and then there's echo chamber, jargon speak thinking as a way to make ads. Which side do you fall on?
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I've been working on a series of videos to help promote Tryon Creek Park here in Portland. The Park does a great job at helping children becoming connected with nature. Here's a short 30 second promo I made that I thought you all might enjoy.

#tryoncreekpark   #naturelovers   #childreninnature   #childhooddevelopment   #ecology   #conservationism   #portlandOregon   #oregonParks   #ThefriendsofTryonCreek  
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My dear friend Catherine passed away last week. Unfortunately, the breast cancer she had been battling spread to her brain, lungs and liver. 

Catherine was great artist. Another friend told me Catherine had used the Sketchbook Project to deal with her breast cancer fight.

Here is that sketchbook. 

#sketchbookproject   #cancerawareness   #memorial  
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Sorry to hear about your friend ❤️ what a great artist. How lovely of you to share her work in memory!
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Little Sydney wakes from a nap.

#gh4   #portlandoregon   #cutebabyphoto  
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Ah Milt, you are what all designers should strive to be.

#miltonglaser   #graphicdesign   #lifeinsights  
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RIP Stan Freberg. Now that's what advertising is all about!

#stanFreberg   #comedy   #adman  
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Nothing says "disingenuous" like using race relations as a marketing tool to sell overpriced bean juice.

They would be better served if they devoted a percentage of each sale to a cause which helps to mend the race problems in this country.

#starbucksFail   #racerelations  
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Here's a video I made to help promote the Friends of Tryon Creek and the importance of children having a connection with nature.

#tryoncreekpark   #friendsoftryoncreek   #trilliumGala   #portlandoregon   #lakeoswego   #oregon   #oregonparks   #nature   #ecology   #childhoodmemories   #childreninnature  
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The Friends of Tryon Creek are having their annual gala benefit on March 14th. Help keep Tryon Creek Park well maintained and beautiful, come to the Gala.

#TryonCreekPark   #FriendsofTryonCreek   #oregonStateParks   #portlandoregon   #urbanparks   #urbanhabitat   #preservation   #conservation   #ecology   #portlandParks   #benefit   #fundraiser  
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I create imagery, design and web experiences that enhance the communication efforts of ad agencies and small to mid-size businesses.
 Specializing in Marketing, Advertising, Image Retouching for Print and Web, Graphic Design, Webmastering, and Video Production. Clients: BBDO (GE, Gillette, FedEx,Bank ofr America, Armstrong), Oxford Commnications, Lifesize Entertainment, Uniworld, RandDPC, J.A. Hand Construction
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