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#TBTPN

January 29, 2015 |

Throw Back Thursday – PN-style!  As we have been cleaning out the DC office we have found a lot of early work that we thought would be fun to share. These are the original old school artwork – pencils, pen & ink … Read More

Stitch Happens

January 27, 2015 |

Virtually in every Jane Austen film or BBC period drama, you’ll inevitably find a group of semi-bored women sitting with backs straight and eyes down doing some sort of needlepoint, cross stitching or embroidery. Women must know these things, … Read More

Friends Don’t Let Friends Watch Bad Ads

January 22, 2015 |

Thanks to modern technology and social media, we can customize everything in our lives – from news to music radio. Anything and everything in our lives learns our personalities and habits to cater to our worldviews. The only part of our … Read More

Creative Mornings

January 20, 2015 |

As the new year is starting, people are trying to start fresh in various areas of their lives, and often, that area tends to be in their careers. David Baker’s talk is sound career advice for those hoping to make … Read More

Museum Me! The Art Institute of Chicago

January 14, 2015 |

Visiting museums to see artworks first hand is so incredibly important. Nothing compares to seeing the color, brush strokes, chisel marks that reveal the secrets to how an artist worked and how they created their vision. It’s an incredibly moving … Read More

Welcome Ted Sabarese, North American Regional Creative Director

January 13, 2015 | | 1 Comment

I am pleased to welcome Ted Sabarese as the new North American Creative Director for Jack’s Garage. Ted’s rich and varied creative background – everything from major agency creative director/copywriter to photographer/business owner to digital and experiential marketer/client side … Read More

We are with you, artistes de Paris

January 12, 2015 |

Whether or not you agree with the content put out by the Charlie Hebdo satirical paper, we all believe in the freedom of expression. Bottom line, no one deserves to be murdered for using their voice, pen or paintbrush. We … Read More

The Pitfalls and Merits of Freelance Talent

January 8, 2015 |

In an article entitled The hidden cost of agency freelancers January 6 from Digiday, they assess the cost vs. value comparison of using freelance talent on projects. I concur, freelancers have their pitfalls and merits. Let’s walk through a couple.

Pitfall  //  Knowledge is … Read More

Hamsters Don’t Innovate: Part 3

January 6, 2015 |

Part 3 of 3  |  Read part 1  |  Read part 2

Respecting each other for the talent we bring, and working as a team is one of the most important things everyone can do to create a smooth process. Although … Read More

Can we promise too much?

January 2, 2015 |

At first glance the sentiment and brand promise this of Airbnb piece is spot-on. Plus, it is beautifully executed. But can a hospitality brand really erase years of cold war angst?  Have a look and decide for yourself.

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