Field of Greens

Field of Greens

  An important client of Classic Graphx is Food For Free, a non-profit committed to providing food to food banks and individuals in the Cambridge environs. Their work makes a huge difference to the local community. Earlier this month, Anne Shuhler and Alison Shoemaker (from Classic Graphx) volunteered for a morning of picking and preparing vegetables in Lincoln at Food for Free’s vegetable fields! Below is Anne's entry for that memorable morning: Alison and I met at my house for a hearty breakfast at 7:30 and headed out to Lincoln by 8:00 am.   Fresh, fresh, beautiful vegetables.   Lots of beets, some lettuce, some kale, some cabbage – 173 lbs in all, picked, washed and boxed to distribute. The field is picked once a week, so hardy vegetables and hardy workers are key to a good crop. I hate to admit it, but Alison and I were wimps and had not gone the previous three very hot Wednesdays. Luckily, Food for Free has several...
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Getting Ready for the Wedding – Bridal Branding

Getting Ready for the Wedding – Bridal Branding

It’s only three months away before my wedding, and time to start thinking about what printed materials I’ll need for the upcoming event. Just about everyone coming to the wedding is computer savvy, so it would be easy to send e-vites. But I prefer printed invitations; I like the feeling of connection - sending something tangible from my hands and knowing that it will be received into another. Here’s what I call the Three “T”s to consider before I start designing: THEME I know how important it is to have some kind of continuous and consistent theme throughout all the materials. Just like a place or product, I had to come up with “branding” for the wedding. There were two guiding thoughts when I sat down and brainstormed: the season (late spring) - and the location - (by the ocean). With those two inspirations, I googled and looked through magazines to find an image that might convey one or both of those two...
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