TRENDS & LIFESTYLE

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You might call it the iPhone, but I call it my right-hand man. I fell in love with my first iPhone in 2010 and have watched it grown into the beautiful device it is today. There have been design changes, software changes, camera improvements, communication improvements, and so much more. I’m shocked at how much […]

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As children, many of us dreamed of being superheroes. We wrapped towels around our necks, secured them with clothes pins, and called them our capes. We gathered our friends, chose our powers, and ran off, fighting pretend villains. We were young and full of imagination, ready to save the world at a moment’s notice. Peter […]

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Your plane lands after a five-hour flight, and you’re exhausted. You see the night sky through the airport windows and walk through the sparsely populated terminal. On the trip, you were squeezed into a cramped seat, and the person on your left fell asleep on your shoulder. All you want to do is head to […]

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When the Marvel Cinematic Universe started, Marvel Comics had to be very creative about the heroes they would introduce. The X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Spider-Man were all owned by other studios, so Marvel started with lesser-read heroes like Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, and Thor. Comic book fans, like myself, salivated because we all knew […]

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Hello Designers, in this blog segment “TRENDZ” we will discuss upcoming trends we see in the universe, in the hopes that it will inspire your designs on our great products. Join us as we dish about everything from fonts to fashion trends. We hope it gets your creative juices flowing! Colors of the Wind You […]

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When I was a young student, I had no idea how a teacher supplied their classroom. I guess a part of me just thought the supplies magically appeared when the school year started, and magically replenished themselves during the summer. I can hear educators everywhere screaming, “THAT’S NOT HOW IT WORKS!!” And they’re right: that’s […]

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I don’t have children of my own, but I do have two godsons and two goddaughters. Three of them are old enough to attend school, and both my wife and I like to help out with purchasing school supplies. I’m not a huge fan of shopping, and each year the prospect of trying to beat […]

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In a few short weeks teachers, students, and parents will be in the midst of back-to-school preparations. I deal with this annually because my wife is a teacher, and I watch her start to gather her supplies, decorations, and lesson plans for another year. Every school year brings a new crop of students, and with […]

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I’m something of an Aaron Sorkin devotee, and have watched nearly everything he has produced. This includes the sublime (The West Wing, A Few Good Men), and the…well, not so sublime (Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Season 3 of The Newsroom). I was heartbroken when The West Wing went off the air, having spent […]

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I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. – Frida Kahlo Michael Jackson wrote a song called “The Man in the Mirror,” where he sang “I’m searching for the man in the mirror/I’m asking him to make a change.” Mahatma Gandhi said that “if we could […]