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Infographics To The Rescue!

With a tagline that celebrates “Clarity By Design,” one of our specialties here at Cronin Creative is taking complex ideas and concepts and distilling them down to their easily understood essence. Whether it’s introducing a new and not-so-easily explained business model or designing an effortlessly

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Wide Open Spaces

I remember countless lunch hours navigating the busy sidewalks around my Times Square office, dodging tourists, business suits, street people, buses and cars. As much as I fed off energy of the towering buildings and the crowds, when I reached my lunchtime destination and strolled

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A Little Text On Texture

A few years back, I was planning our backyard garden with my “green thumb” friend, Kathleen. Thankfully, she took the time to explain the importance of considering texture when selecting plants. Even though most of the shrubs would have leaves the various shades of green,

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What Color Is Your Brand?

On these summer mornings you can find me up early with my cup of tea and my iPad, scanning the headlines on our third-floor balcony. The day’s heat hasn’t yet kicked in, so I’m usually wearing my slightly worn but oh-so-comfortable bright pink sweatshirt. I’m

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Inspiring Women Everywhere!

Several years back, I was fortunate enough to be invited to a luncheon held by the Nashville chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). I had a great time, learned a few things from a compelling speaker, and, most importantly, I left

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Make Good Design A Priority!

The mountain of marketing messages we're all hit with every day can be overwhelming. It also presents a challenge for the graphic designer. It's our job to get our client's message to stand out in this roiling sea of information and graphics.So, what's a designer

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Color Wheels

With our beloved Volvo in the shop for a few days, we've been suddenly thrust back into the world of rental cars. The biggest watchwords this time around were speed and efficiency. I mean, wow. A few answers typed into that handheld device out in

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Collaboration = Inspiration!

As a creative professional, I'm always thankful that inspiration can strike anywhere, at any time. We're inspired here at Cronin Creative by a lot of things, from museums and galleries to nature and books and music, and on an on. Even the bright colors in

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Confessions Of A Type Nerd

I am not ashamed to say that I am a full-on, dyed-in-the-wool font-ophile. I can't help myself. I have just always loved and been drawn to (no pun intended) beautiful typography. Driving down the road, I call out the names of fonts on signage and

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