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Ultravirgo founder joins Spark board

We're proud to announce that our Creative Director, Patrick Durgin-Bruce, has been invited to join the Board of Directors of Spark Design Professionals, a non-profit founded to empower owners of independent design studios.

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What Will We Build Today?

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An important question for creative people of all ages. It's also the title of my most recent book!

Communications Arts Typography Winner

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We are deeply honored to be among the winners of the 6th Annual Communications Arts Typography Annual, which was published this week. Our product designs for Mymo were selected as one of 142 winners from over 1700 entries, on the basis of creative excellence and quality of execution. One of the most discriminating awards publications in the industry, CA has a rich history of showcasing the best of communications design.

Caring and Coping wins Health + Wellness Award

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Our ongoing work with The National Parkinson Foundation continues to gain recognition for excellence. The recently-launched publication Caring and Coping has been awarded with a Health + Wellness Design Award

Brand New brand review

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Last week, Brand New, the blog of record for branding critique and analysis, featured our recent rebrand of UN Women's Empower Women.

What's in your bag?

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A little fun after a busy week: InVision asked me and a group of other great designers and programmers what is in our work bags. 

See the results on their blog.

Interview with Cool Hunting

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I recently had the pleasure to sit down with the editors of Cool Hunting to discuss our plans for Mymo, our 3D-printed jewelry line.

Read the article:
Mymo's Reinvented Monograms

Ultravirgo wins two Health + Wellness Design awards

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We don't often enter award shows, preferring to put our focus on gaining recognition from our clients. But we take the design of health materials very seriously, and are proud to have two of our projects included among the 135 winners chosen in the inaugural Health + Wellness Design Awards.

Mymo in Offscreen

We've been fortunate to get some great press on the launch of Mymo. But there's still something about print, and it's extra special when the coverage comes from a publication you love to read anyway. So, we were thrilled to be included in issue No. 8 of Offscreen magazine. Offscreen is a beautiful, independent mag that tells the stories of the people behind online businesses. 

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Mymo in the press

We've had a great first month since launching Mymo in November. We only had a couple weeks to take orders to make shipment for Christmas, and we ended up way over our expectations. And - without much of an advertising budget - we have the kind words of our peers and the press to thank.

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