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Motion Posters!

This week, we got a glimpse (online) to the future of movie advertising, and it looked pretty great. While motion posters have been traveling virally for sometime now, some dynamic promos have been popping up inside and outside theaters (outside of Boise) recently. One of our new favorites is The Wolverine teaser, which does a… Read more »

Wiki Refined

Creative Agency New puts a new spin on, looking to make the site more efficient. Interesting break down of what changes they outlined here. Do you think this was a good change? And what sites would you tell the New agency to add to their list?

Back to The Future

So here we are, 2013. Not exactly The Jetsons. And, while our technology is pretty impressive at times, it fails to live up to the future Hollywood has promised us. But, that is changing, at least in the printing and manufacturing realm. The possibilities of 3D printing are as endless as they are mind boggling…. Read more »

Last chance!

The year is coming to an end, which can only mean one thing… It’s almost time for us to release our 2013 marketing tactic survey results! That being said, this is our final push to get a few more responses in. The survey only takes about 5 minutes to take, and your response is greatly… Read more »

Learn something new.

Here at Rizen, we like to learn new things. Sometimes it’s work related, other times, not so much. After months of pushing for “Formal Friday’s,” Amela finally got her wish. All it took was purchasing bow ties for everyone as Christmas gifts. After unwrapping them, reading instructions, and watching a tutorial video, we (or at… Read more »

2012 Holiday Cards

Since 2006 we’ve picked an elementary class to design our holiday cards. We had many amazing selections to choose from which made our decision making difficult. We love this time of the year becauseit gives us a great opportunity to support art in education. Here’s how it works: A school volunteers to have a drawing… Read more »

The Holidays Are Upon Us

Leading up to the announcement of our Christmas card art selection, we’ve been sharing some of the “runner up” artwork on our Facebook wall. Here are a few to whet your appetite. Want more? Check out our Facebook page.

The Accidental Hipster

Our own favorite Account Coordinator, Tyler Reitz, has been accused of being our office hipster. It’s an accusation he has long denied, despite being a twenty-something, riding a bright orange “fixie,” and donning Warby Parker custom frames on the regular. The evidence against was pretty damning. Until now. According to a hipster exposé from the… Read more »

Archetypes in Branding

A more interesting approach to brand research Archetypes in Branding: A Toolkit for Creatives and Strategists features 60 archetypes and defines their strengths and challenges with a deck of visually stunning cards. Margaret Hartwell provides a great read with kick-ass design work, all while helping us ask the right questions to form relationships in regards to our client’s and their branding. The books objectives… Read more »

Interactive Workshop

Last weekend three of our Rizenites attended The Fundamentals of Interaction Design Workshop organized by Sprowt. A range of topics were covered such as research, data analysis, surveying and personas. Gary Anderson, previous leader of SUPERVALU’s UX Team, provided attendees with a great over-view and workshop activities to explore the designated topics. It was well attended… Read more »