Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer

Now that we’re in the dog days of summer, it’s time for me to ferret out the notes I squirreled away for a blog post on animal idioms. The folks in the office have been badgering me as they do the lion’s share of blogging. So I decided to take the...
Cyber Security in 2022: Passwords

Cyber Security in 2022: Passwords

Attended an eye-opening and frankly scary webinar last night that I ran for a client. It was about new cyber threats and tools for protecting your data in 2022, presented by cyber security expert Dr. Jennifer Bayuk. I’m on top of it this morning, as I’ve clearly been...
Yay! Typography is Back… Maybe.

Yay! Typography is Back… Maybe.

I admit it, I’m somewhat of a design throwback. There are two approaches to typography that I love – and they’re pretty much opposites visually. First, is the formally structured Swiss design. The style uses a formal grid, usually sans serif typography, dramatic, bold...

Typography: On Garamond

Last month the New York Times had an article in the Letter of Recommendation section about the typeface Garamond. It was written by a writer/designer and it’s very sweet and reflects some of the insecurities that anyone in the creative field feels on and off during...

National Cat Day? Once a Year? Really?

According to Jones, the resident MC2 office cat, National Cat Day is not celebrated once a year on October 29 – it is a 24/7 proposition. Meow! He celebrates daily by sitting on keyboards, settling down in front of monitors, reminding us that it’s time to eat – again,...