Welcome, Katherine!

February 12, 2014  |  Elements

We introduce our newest intern, Katherine Marmion. Continue...

New Work: Presenting our 2013 Lookbook

New Work: Presenting our 2013 Lookbook

January 29, 2014  |  Branding

Presenting a look at some of our favorite work from the past 12 months or so – from branding to design to web to video. Continue...

Welcome, Genevieve!

November 15, 2013  |  Elements

We are very happy to introduce our newest intern, Genevieve Lemoine, to the OE team! Continue...

New Work: Results For Development Institute (R4D) Rebrand

New Work: Results For Development Institute (R4D) Rebrand

October 14, 2013  |  Branding

Presenting our recent rebrand work for R4D, a DC-based global nonprofit organization. Continue...

Presenting Midmorning Social V: Hannah Brancato

Presenting Midmorning Social V: Hannah Brancato

August 5, 2013  |  Events

Midmorning Social returns on August 22, featuring artist and activist Hannah Brancato. Continue...

Welcome, Kirby!

July 9, 2013  |  Elements

We would like to introduce and welcome our newest summer 2013 intern, Kirby Matherne. Continue...

Films on the Pier 2013

Films on the Pier 2013

July 3, 2013  |  Events

The movie lineup for this year’s Films on the Pier just came out this week and we could not be more excited! Continue...

Well Look Where We Turned Up...

Well Look Where We Turned Up...

June 27, 2013  |  Elements

Orange Element is excited to be included in Design:Portfolio, a new book celebrating the best in self-promotional/portfolio design work. Continue...

Brands, Branding, and Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap

May 13, 2013  |  Branding

There's more than just one way to understand or define "brand." For us, the key is listening. Continue...

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Presenting Midmorning Social IV: Marian Glebes

Presenting Midmorning Social IV: Marian Glebes

April 25, 2013  |  Events

Join us on Thursday, May 9 for Midmorning Social IV: Marian Glebes, the fourth installment in our speakers series. Continue...

Bryony Gomez-Palacio (of FPO) in Baltimore

Bryony Gomez-Palacio (of FPO) in Baltimore

February 19, 2013  |  Events

Bryony Gomez-Palacio, one of UnderConsideration’s two founders, will be in town tomorrow to talk about print and the most innovative design and production featured on FPO. Continue...

The Roundup: Friday, January 18

January 18, 2013  |  Elements

Every week here at Orange Element we read, see, and find dozens of cool things. And every week we mostly forget to share them with you. Until now. The Roundup is a regular feature. Continue...

Happy holidays from OE

Happy holidays from OE

December 20, 2012  |  Elements

With 2013 just around the corner, we here at OE want to wish all our loyal blog readers happy holidays and a safe new year! Continue...

The Roundup: Monday, December 17

December 17, 2012  |  Elements

Every week here at Orange Element we read, see, and find dozens of cool things. And every week we mostly forget to share them with you. Until now. The Roundup is a regular feature. Continue...

The Roundup: Friday, November 30

November 30, 2012  |  Elements

Every week here at Orange Element we read, see, and find dozens of cool things. And every week we mostly forget to share them with you. Until now. The Roundup will be a regular feature. Continue...

Presenting Midmorning Social III: Corey Williams

Presenting Midmorning Social III: Corey Williams

November 27, 2012  |  Events

Join us on Thursday, December 13 for Midmorning Social III: Corey Williams, the third installment in our speakers series. Continue...

And the Winner Is...

November 19, 2012  |  Elements

Congrats are in order for the big winner of our 2012 Gift Wrap Giveaway. Read on to learn more... Continue...

Freebie Friday: Turkey Style

Freebie Friday: Turkey Style

November 16, 2012  |  Elements

Happy Friday! With Thanksgiving fast approaching... Continue...

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2012 Gift Wrap Contest: Voting Is OPEN!

2012 Gift Wrap Contest: Voting Is OPEN!

November 6, 2012  |  Elements

Get your guesses ready - the time to vote is here. Continue...

Gift Wrap Mystery Paper #7 (of 7)

November 2, 2012  |  Elements

The final installment in the series is here. Who could it be? Continue...

Gift Wrap 2012 Mystery Paper #6 (of 7)

November 1, 2012  |  Elements

The sixth in the series is live...who do you think is responsible? Continue...

Gift Wrap 2012 Mystery Paper #5 (of 7)

October 31, 2012  |  Elements

Fifth in the series...what's your best guess? Continue...

Gift Wrap 2012 Mystery Paper #4 (of 7)

October 30, 2012  |  Elements

Getting closer to the end...can't wait to see your guesses! Continue...

Gift Wrap 2012 Mystery Paper #3 (of 7)

October 30, 2012  |  Elements

The third in our series of "guess the designer!" wrapping papers. Continue...

Gift Wrap 2012 Mystery Paper #2 (of 7)

October 26, 2012  |  Elements

Here's the second installment in the contest series...enjoy! Continue...

Gift Wrap 2012 Mystery Paper #1 (of 7)

October 25, 2012  |  Elements

The first installment of the thumbnail series. Stay tuned this week and next for more! Continue...

The 2012 Orange Element Gift Wrap is Almost Here, and You Could Win It

The 2012 Orange Element Gift Wrap is Almost Here, and You Could Win It

October 24, 2012  |  Branding

Announcing our 2012 wrapping paper series, and a chance for you to win a full set plus other Orange Element goodies. Continue...

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Take Me to the Movies

Take Me to the Movies

October 17, 2012  |  Digital

Ever feel like sometimes a movie’s opening or closing credits are better than the actual film? Ever wondered what brilliant mind or hand was behind that awesomely creative visual rolling of the credits? Well, there’s a site for that. Continue...

Vintage Inspiration From LIFE, Vol. 1: Box Cars

Vintage Inspiration From LIFE, Vol. 1: Box Cars

October 11, 2012  |  Environmental

The LIFE Magazine image archive, hosted by Google, is without a doubt one of the Internet's best sources of pure visual inspiration. Featuring everything from old Vegas to women's professional baseball Continue...

For All You Designer(ds) Out There

For All You Designer(ds) Out There

September 28, 2012  |  Events

AIGA Baltimore presents their first ever Bmore Design week. During the week of October 15-19, enjoy some pretty cool events along side some pretty awesome folks who share the same love of this city and love of badass design. Continue...

Knowledge: Adweek's "Big Players, Big Ideas" Series

September 20, 2012  |  Digital

Adweek has corralled some of the best minds in the business for a series of intriguing 4-5 minute videos. Continue...

Takeaways From the 2012 Brand New Conference

Takeaways From the 2012 Brand New Conference

September 13, 2012  |  Branding

The 2012 Brand New conference in NYC was a one-day master class in brands, identity, and design. Here's a taste what you missed if you couldn't make it. Continue...

Good Ideas Last

September 7, 2012  |  Elements

For many designers coming up with a brilliant concept for a project involves making something look really cool—using the latest Hoefler & Frere-Jones typeface, mimicking a texture that you saw in an Olly Moss poster, going for that retro look. Believe me, I appreciate all of these things. However, in the process of making something look aesthetically appealing, it is the "good idea" that will endure.  Continue...

Video: Scott Burkholder at Midmorning Social II

August 28, 2012  |  Events

Video of Scott Burkholder's talk at the second installment of Midmorning Social is waiting for you to enjoy. Continue...

Positive Thinking: Nix Negatives Blog

August 17, 2012  |  Digital

For those of you post grads out there transitioning into the next big stage in life and needing inspiration: there's a blog for that. Continue...

Capsule Gets It: The Experience Is the Thing

August 9, 2012  |  Branding

Spotting trends at the Capsule show and how all creative workers can learn from their example. Continue...

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