Yearly Archives: 2015

Fine Art for Only 49 Cents. A Brief History of the U.S. Postal Service Christmas Stamp.

November 1, 1962, was a Banner Day for the United States Postal Service On a blustery afternoon in Philadelphia, then Postmaster General J. Edward Day, led a dedication ceremony for what would be the first of the USPS’ official Christmas … Continue reading

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European Vacation – A Griswold’s Graphics Tour.

Took a trip in March across the big pond to Europe. It was a whirlwind sightseeing extravaganza with stops in London, Dublin, Paris, Florence and Rome. Whilst everyone is taking selfies or snapping shots of historic landmarks and whatnot, I was … Continue reading

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Go Mobile or Go Home. Mobilegeddon is upon us.

Mobilegeddon has officially arrived and otherwise strong webmasters are quaking in their flip-flops. So, is your website mobile-friendly? If you want the biggest search engine on the planet to help people find you among the millions of other sites, it … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear it for the Color of the Year. Or Not.

                        The color gods have spoken, at least those at Pantone. In a press release issued in December, Pantone, the global color authority, announced PANTONE®18-1438 Marsala, “a naturally robust … Continue reading

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