Our Thoughts

Sometimes deep, sometimes light, our team is constantly reading, observing, making connections to the past, and prospecting the future. Here are some of our musings:

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[un] Field Notes: Thoughts on Working From Home

Our writer's take on working from home during a pandemic: the ups, the downs, and a few tips for maximizing productivity.

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Drawn to Culture: Must-Reads

From historical non-fiction to vintage brand standards to bedtime stories, here’s what we’re reading (and loving) at Drawn.

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Drawn to Culture: The Podcast Edition

Getting tired of listening to those same old podcasts day after day? Here’s a list of the ones we’ve been loving recently to give your ears a little something new.

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Drawn U | Interdisciplinary Design

When appreciation for the philosophy of design meets authentic, instinctive design thinking, good things happen. We believe that the best design is second nature and comes from truly embracing interdisciplinary thinking.

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Drawn U | Tutoring Design

Learning something new — whether it’s how to speak Spanish or the language of design thinking — can be tough. You can think of us as a tutor to help you with the latter.

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Creative Brief: Do Social Media Right in 2020

Content creators have the power to put an end to the plight of endless swiping and even change the shape of the social media landscape. Let's make it happen in 2020.

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Our Favorite Holiday Campaigns | 2019 Edition

’Tis the season for advertising creatives to pull out all of the stops. Check out a few of our favorite holiday campaigns.

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Apex Recycling & Disposal

Designing a fresh look for local, family-owned, and sustainable waste management.

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Quiz: Which type of agency are you?

Struggling to define your agency? Find clarity with our completely unscientific — yet surprisingly accurate — quiz.

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How to Speak Agency

When you're deeply immersed in any culture, you start to get a little "inside baseball" about it. For the sake of our non-industry friends (and self-awareness), here's a thoughtfully compiled selection of design and/or advertising jargon and how to interpret it.