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30 Logos in 30 days
Day 1

Brief:
"We mostly sell skincare products and cosmetics that include lipsticks, eyeshadows, blushes, and eyeliners. All of the products are vegan, and we’re well known for our limited edition subscription box where we sell several of our best-selling cosmetics in a curated package.

The store mainly uses soft colors, ranging from pinks to purples, so I’d prefer to stick to similar tones in order for the store’s visuals to feel consistent. I’m not interested in any cursive typefaces - I just don’t think it would be legible on our website.

In addition, your design will most likely be printed on the bottom of our cosmetics. The printing area would be around 2cm by 2cm on a black surface, and it would be amazing to get a logo design that can fit into this tight space."

Thought process:
I use the alpha symbol and the symbol for women together as the main logo icon. I went with the soft colors from their color palette and used a strong typeface to reinforce the Alpha Female image.

@viaGlamourLLC @logoCoreLLC @orcadamedia
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30 Logos in 30 days 
Day 1

Brief:
We mostly sell skincare products and cosmetics that include lipsticks, eyeshadows, blushes, and eyeliners. All of the products are vegan, and we’re well known for our limited edition subscription box where we sell several of our best-selling cosmetics in a curated package. 

The store mainly uses soft colors, ranging from pinks to purples, so I’d prefer to stick to similar tones in order for the store’s visuals to feel consistent. I’m not interested in any cursive typefaces - I just don’t think it would be legible on our website. 

In addition, your design will most likely be printed on the bottom of our cosmetics. The printing area would be around 2cm by 2cm on a black surface, and it would be amazing to get a logo design that can fit into this tight space.

Thought process: 
I use the alpha symbol and the symbol for women together as the main logo icon. I went with the soft colors from their color palette and used a strong typeface to reinforce the Alpha Female image. 

@viaGlamourLLC @logoCoreLLC @orcadamedia

As a business owner, this is a great way to pay it forward."The older gentleman in this picture noticed the younger one reading a book. And just sat down and asked him questions about the book and what his next steps are as far as his education and future.

Then he took his information and offered him mentorship and opportunities. Now these two men don't know one another at all. But I share this because this is what's missing.

This is not shown by media. THIS is what needs to be done! It was amazing for me to see this on my train ride into work. Might not mean much to some. But to those that see will see the bigger picture, this is for you. Remember, "Each one, Teach one". Have a blessed day."

Credit: Miguel Munnlyn
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As a business owner, this is a great way to pay it forward.

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Gen Z Never Learned to Read Cursive 
How will they interpret the past?

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Our latest design for Black Ops which is silk-screened on the bottle is now out. Make sure you check out the Code of Support Auction that is being held at their annual Gala. Read more below.Black Ops is on its 7th Mission. Tonight the mission is to help raise money for our partner Code of Support at their annual gala. Among the auction items will be a 3liter bottle of Black Ops—which last year raised $4000, the highest ever for a Virginia wine!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Our latest design for Black Ops which is silk-screened on the bottle is now out. Make sure you check out the Code of Support Auction that is being held at their annual Gala. Read more below.

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Our veterans are on their way! #PatriotCruiseAndSalute ... See MoreSee Less

Here is a little Facebook ad we did for Pearmund. One of our favorite clients. Check them out, their wines are amazing and it a great getaway from the everyday hustle. ... See MoreSee Less

Orcada Media Group is one of the sponsors of this Patriot Cruise event, September 10, is about three weeks away there is still time for you to get your patriot cruising salute raffle ticket 25.00$ a ticket you have three chances to win 1500 or 1000 or 500 … call me text me message me I have someone’s winning ticket Will it be you? good luck! Www.patriotcruise.org ... See MoreSee Less

Orcada Media Group is one of the sponsors of this Patriot Cruise event, September 10, is about three weeks away there is still time for you to get your patriot cruising salute raffle ticket  25.00$  a ticket you have three chances to win 1500 or 1000 or 500 … call me text me message me I have someone’s winning ticket Will it be you? good luck!  Www.patriotcruise.org

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Sounds like a great event! 🎉

Check it out, the Cameo Collection we designed for Pearmund Cellars made the cover of the Boulevard Magazine. This issue is dedicated to the Virginia Wine Month. #orcada ... See MoreSee Less

Check it out, the Cameo Collection we designed for Pearmund Cellars made the cover of the Boulevard Magazine. This issue is dedicated to the Virginia Wine Month. #orcada

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The cans we designed for Pearmund Cellars are available on July 1st. See below for more information.

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?!

WE HAVE WINE IN CANS!

CLEARLY is the choice when a glass isn't enough, or a bottle is too much. Each CLEARLY Can holds 8.5 ounces, and is mobile. Great for the beach, pool, ball game, PTA meeting, you name it...we won't judge.

We are the first winery in the world to have wine in clear cans. It's not plastic, but a polymer that acts like an oxygen 'sponge', maintaining shelf life and stability of the product for months. The packaging and can is 100% recyclable and 100% made in America.

Cans are available in White, Sangria and Rosé. Available to purchase at the winery starting July 1st.
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The cans we designed for Pearmund Cellars are available on July 1st. See below for more information.

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?!

WE HAVE WINE IN CANS!
 
CLEARLY is the choice when a glass isnt enough, or a bottle is too much. Each CLEARLY Can holds 8.5 ounces, and is mobile. Great for the beach, pool, ball game, PTA meeting, you name it...we wont judge.
 
We are the first winery in the world to have wine in clear cans.  Its not plastic, but a polymer that acts like an oxygen sponge, maintaining shelf life and stability of the product for months. The packaging and can is 100% recyclable and 100% made in America.

Cans are available in White, Sangria and Rosé. Available to purchase at the winery starting July 1st.

We just revamped the Affordable Cleaning Servicess LLC website Affordablecleaningnova.com The goal was to create a clean and easy-to-use site that is mobile-friendly and highlights the end results of their service more than the same old cleaning products other cleaning sites use as their main imagery.

If you are in the Northern Virginia area and are looking for a cleaning service that values its clientele either residential or corporate/office cleaning look no further.
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We just revamped the Affordable Cleaning Servicess LLC website Affordablecleaningnova.com The goal was to create a clean and easy-to-use site that is mobile-friendly and highlights the end results of their service more than the same old cleaning products other cleaning sites use as their main imagery.

If you are in the Northern Virginia area and are looking for a cleaning service that values its clientele either residential or corporate/office cleaning look no further.

Presented at MVES career day to all the 3-5 graders and was a hit with explaining marketing and design. I had them design a logo of whatever they wanted and had a name that logo quiz. All was going well until the MedVac helicopter showed up. How can you compete, lol? ... See MoreSee Less

Presented at MVES career day to all the 3-5 graders and was a hit with explaining marketing and design. I had them design a logo of whatever they wanted and had a name that logo quiz. All was going well until the MedVac helicopter showed up. How can you compete, lol?Image attachmentImage attachment

Our client posted this article and I had to share. Referrals are important for small businesses. Make sure you have the right tools when you go out there. We recommend bringing not just a business card but a printed hand out that help people remember what you do. We would loved to have a one on one if you have any questions on best steps. Message us at hello@orcada.com to find out how to create an impactful message going forward.82%?!?! WHAT???!!!! We were blown away by this number! For our #smallbusiness customers out there – is this true for you? If you haven't implemented a referral program yet, today is the day!

Check out this great article on how to start a #referralprogram in 7 steps: bit.ly/3N4iBIb
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Our client posted this article and I had to share. Referrals are important for small businesses. Make sure you have the right tools when you go out there. We recommend bringing not just a business card but a printed hand out that help people remember what you do. We would loved to have a one on one if you have any questions on best steps. Message us at hello@orcada.com to find out how to create an impactful message going forward.

Each Year Terras Gauda hold a poster design competition. They usually get over 1,000 entries from around the world. They are known to include fish/sea and wine in previous posters. Here is the 1st place winner for 2022.
Competition 2022
Tanel August Lind (Estonia)
First Prize | International Biennial Poster Design Terras Gauda DO Rías Baixas - Francisco Mantecón
1º Premio | Bienal Internacional de Cartelismo Terras Gauda - Concurso Francisco Mantecón
#graphicdesign #diseñográfi #art #design #ilustració #artimage #visualidentity #diseñ #arte #cartel #wine #posterart #creativeartTanel August Lind (Estonia)

First Prize | International Biennial Poster Design Terras Gauda DO Rías Baixas - Francisco Mantecón Competition 2022

1º Premio | Bienal Internacional de Cartelismo Terras Gauda - Concurso Francisco Mantecón

#graphicdesign #diseñográfico #art #design #ilustración #artimage #visualidentity #diseño #arte #cartel #wine #posterart #creativeart
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Each Year Terras Gauda hold a poster design competition. They usually get over 1,000 entries from around the world.  They are known to include fish/sea and wine in previous posters. Here is the 1st place winner for 2022.
Competition 2022 
Tanel August Lind (Estonia)
First Prize | International Biennial Poster Design Terras Gauda DO Rías Baixas - Francisco Mantecón 
1º Premio | Bienal Internacional de Cartelismo Terras Gauda - Concurso Francisco Mantecón
#graphicdesign #diseñográfico #art #design #ilustración #artimage #visualidentity #diseño #arte #cartel #wine #posterart #creativeart

Launched Effingham Manor and Winery's new website. Effingham Manor is a historic property dating back to 1767. The website highlights the elegance of Effingham Manor as the property with all of its history. While providing guests an overview of the charm at a day the winery. www.effinghammanor.com ... See MoreSee Less

Launched Effingham Manor and Winerys new website. Effingham Manor is a historic property dating back to 1767. The website highlights the elegance of Effingham Manor as the property with all of its history. While providing guests an overview of the charm at a day the winery. www.effinghammanor.com

Had the opportunity to meet up with Noah Ross our intern as he was presenting his Senior Design Thesis at Bridgewater College. His thesis was focused on the designing of an online app geared to Fly Fishing called “On the Fly: An app by Fly Fishermeen… For Fly Fisherman. Great job, Noah! ... See MoreSee Less

Pearmund Cellars most resent product we designed. Introducing Pearmund Farmstorm new wine in a clear can. ... See MoreSee Less

Pearmund Cellars most resent product we designed. Introducing Pearmund Farmstorm new wine in a clear can.

It's hard to believe that today marks 20 years since Orcada Media Group opened its doors. Thanks for all of your support over the years!
www.orcada.com | #orcadamedia | Orcada Media Group
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Its hard to believe that today marks 20 years since Orcada Media Group opened its doors. Thanks for all of your support over the years!
http://www.orcada.com | #orcadamedia | Orcada Media Group

You can have fun with your trademarks.

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You can have fun with your trademarks.

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Check out the new website we just launched for All Assured Solutions (allassuredsolutions.com). If you are in need of insurance for you or your business, look no further. Dial Rurum has put together a way for you to go online get a quote and they shop multiple companies to help make sure you get the right policy for your needs. You can also contact them directly and they will help you with your needs. ... See MoreSee Less

Check out the new website we just launched for All Assured Solutions (https://allassuredsolutions.com). If you are in need of insurance for you or your business, look no further. Dial Rurum has put together a way for you to go online get a quote and they shop multiple companies to help make sure you get the right policy for your needs. You can also contact them directly and they will help you with your needs.
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