Thoughts

About Current Close

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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Siete Small Batch | The Salsa Duo

Siete Small Batch is a place for trying new things, both when it comes to products and package design. Here’s some insider intel on our most recent Siete package design.

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Porter Moves Into Hospitality & Event Venues

As the Porter platform continues to evolve and expand, it’s finding a foothold in new spaces like hotels and stadiums.

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Our Favorite Holiday Campaigns | 2020 Edition

It’s our favorite time of the year! Presenting a selection of the animated campaigns that caught our eye this holiday season.

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Our Favorite Halloween Campaigns | 2020 Edition

The challenges of this year have led marketers to get more creative than usual with their campaigns — the results are frightfully delightful.

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Culina | Quarantine Care Package

Using design to help a growing CPG brand, Culina, to give back to healthcare workers and others at the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

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The Positive Power of Social Media

In a year that seems determined to keep people apart, social media has helped to strengthen the human spirit by bringing us together in new ways.

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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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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.