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Meet the Newest Members of Our Team

Uptown Studios is easy, fun, and popular, and our team is, too! We’ve added some incredibly talented members to the Uptown Studios crew this past year. Usually, while in the office, there is a chance to meet everyone. Since we aren’t in person, we wanted to take a moment to introduce you to: Bex Rielly, …

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Happy PRIDE Month – A Note from Tina Reynolds

Happy Pride Month Every June I celebrate the whole month. Being an openly gay woman in California is one of the lucks of my life. I was active in the LGBTQI equality movement, fought for the HIV/AIDS movement to be recognized by our government while so many young men died, marched in pride events, protested …

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2021 Philanthropic Goals

Last year, we donated nearly $90,000 in services to nonprofits within our community. This year, we want to grow our impact. While we certainly will never turn down help to anyone changing the world, our 2021 goal is to focus on organizations doing great work to end environmental racism.

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IDEO Human-Centered Design Learning and Experience

Having recently completed my certificate in “Foundations in Design Thinking” from the global design company, IDEO, I am reminded that the human experience is at the heart of good design. Not every client has a clear vision at the start of the creative process, but when they approach Uptown Studios …

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2021 Small Business Branding Check-in

Happy New Year! And what a start it’s been. With any new year, business owners are inevitably stuck doing a little bit of reflecting. While we could recommend that you, say, finally change that light bulb or fix that MailChimp problem, we have decided to instead direct your attention to something even more important! Your brand. For business owners of any …

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A note from Tina Reynolds

It feels a bit more like an extended 2020 to me. I realize it is a brand new year, but the way this year got started was not like a rocket but more like a rock. So much trouble, trials, and tribulation around us. I like to promote the positive in all things and stay optimistic through and through, but I gotta tell you: this is testing me …

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Giving Thanks

I celebrate Thanksgiving in the tradition of giving thanks for all the blessings that I have received through the year. The struggles of 2020 have been outrageous. I want to thank everyone that is out there doing their very best – every single day, to rise up and beat this thing. Thanks to all the friends and cohorts that reach out …

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Small Business Saturday Is Almost Here

I am a big fan of Small Business Saturday – it is one of the best days to support all the small businesses in your community – especially during COVID. There are some simple ways to reach out and shop without leaving your home. Big business gets their boost from Black Friday the day before and it is important that we help support all businesses …

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LOGOS, AND FILES, AND COLORS, OH MY!

Have you ever been excited to place your brand-spanking-new logo on your letterhead, but when you open up the files you feel you’re staring at a foreign language? Well, you are. It’s a graphic design language. CMYK this, and RGB that. Well, don’t fret! We are here to clear up any confusion …

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