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Just Launched: Fortuni

by affadmin

We are pleased to announce the rebranding of Fortuni! We settled on gorgeous letterpress printing for her business cards and notecards. So elegant, just like Marian Deegan, Fortuni’s founder.  The story: Fortuni was founded by Marian 1989. Marian started her company as an artists representative, but had since moved away from the field dueto a change in the industry. Marian […]

Purse Strings Interview

by Renita Van Dusen

Last week I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Maria Reitan, of Carmichael Lynch Spong, for a radio show she hosts called Purse Strings. We discussed the influence of design on women and the top three tips I have for companies seeking to market to women. Enjoy! http://www.affinadesign.com/interview.html

“A” is for App?

by Jenn Jacobson

I recently read the cover article of this month’s Fast Company’s magazine honing in on how technology can unleash childhood creativity – and transform the role of the teacher.  In a generation where smartphones and handheld computers move into classrooms worldwide, it’s true; we may be witnessing the start of an educational revolution. As with the rise of television, many […]

2009 Best Global Brands

by Emily Tritabaugh

Do you find yourself wondering what brands maintained their brand value during 2009 and what brands slipped? Wonder no more. Interbrand and BusinessWeek have teamed up once again to provide us with a benchmark study of the best global brands for 2009. The complete list contains 100 brands and can be reviewed on Interbrand’s web site. Below is the list […]

Online favorites

by Emily Tritabaugh

Where do you go when you want to be inspired? Whose blog do you visit? Whose Twitter feed do you scroll through? Whose brain would you like to pick over coffee or lunch? Need a break? Check out our favorites: Inspiration: Design*Sponge [follow Design*Sponge] Interesting reads: Fast Company [follow Fast Company] Technology trends: Geek Girls Guide [follow the Geek Girls […]

Changing the World for Women and Girls – One Woman at a Time

by Renita Van Dusen

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead I recently attended the beautiful Women of Influence Giving Circle annual celebration event, in which we celebrated our members, supporters and grantees. It was an amazing night of networking with wonderful women in the […]