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Intern Interlude: Where’s Annie Now?

Intern Interlude: Where’s Annie Now?

We love our interns and pride ourselves on preparing them for the real world with real experience in the field. So what's Annie up to now?
March 25, 2024
What’s Trending in 2024: Web Design Edition

What’s Trending in 2024: Web Design Edition

2024 brings new trends in web design! Stay relevant with these 12 ideas for making sure your site isn't listed as last year's news.
February 12, 2024
Keep Your Typography on Trend in 2024

Keep Your Typography on Trend in 2024

A new year means fresh takes on typography! From variable fonts to moments of movement, we're here with a buffet of trends to taste in 2024.
January 29, 2024
Check Out These Design Trends You’ll Need to Know About in 2024

Check Out These Design Trends You’ll Need to Know About in 2024

Design is changing all the time. Despite the volatile nature of trends, here are our predictions for what will stick around in 2024.
January 15, 2024
What to Expect When You’re Expecting…a Video

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…a Video

You want a video. We love making videos. Already, it seems like you’re in the right place. But even a sure thing might need some details ironed out.
December 18, 2023
Ten Reasons Why You Need a Brand Style Guide

Ten Reasons Why You Need a Brand Style Guide

Do you have a document that lays out the details of how your branding is used? We don’t know how anyone can comfortably operate without one.
November 20, 2023
When SMART Goals Aren’t Working, Dare to be Stupid

When SMART Goals Aren’t Working, Dare to be Stupid

SMART goals can feel restrictive. Let's take a look at STUPID goals—small, temporary, uncertain, purposeful, interesting, and disposable.
October 16, 2023
OC’s Guide to Getting it Right:  Hyphen Versus Dash

OC’s Guide to Getting it Right: Hyphen Versus Dash

Learn to use hyphens and dashes correctly for maximum clarity in your text to get your point across without fail.
September 18, 2023
How Many Ways Can You Use a Cardboard Box?

How Many Ways Can You Use a Cardboard Box?

You might think you know how creativity works, but so did we! Turns out there's more to coming up with a great idea than we expected!
August 21, 2023
Brief Answers to Big Questions: Should Your Marketing Appeal to the Head or the Heart?

Brief Answers to Big Questions: Should Your Marketing Appeal to the Head or the Heart?

What’s more effective, marketing that appeals to the emotional side of decision making or the logical side?
July 31, 2023
Brief Answers to Big Questions: Where Does OC Stand on AI?

Brief Answers to Big Questions: Where Does OC Stand on AI?

AI can write a script, paint a picture, compose a song, or create a video. How will creatives hold on to a job in the future?
June 20, 2023
Words We Live By: The Three Cs

Words We Live By: The Three Cs

We’ve been asked many times in the past what makes us different. The answer is three little words: Curious. Confident. Creative.
May 15, 2023
Looking Back:  2022 Projects We Adored

Looking Back: 2022 Projects We Adored

After a few months of consideration, we've each decided what our 2022 favorite projects were. Check it out!
April 18, 2023
What Makes an OC Website Different?

What Makes an OC Website Different?

We think that, as a creative agency, we have an edge over places that just build and host websites. Here's why:
March 13, 2023
Six Web Design Trends to Try in 2023

Six Web Design Trends to Try in 2023

Put those graphic design and typography trends together in a fun way as you design or refresh your website for 2023
February 15, 2023