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RAF Inspired: On Being a Design Educator

On Being a Design Educator By Sherri Baker Hamilton As teaching has recently evolved into my full-time gig, I’m frequently asked, “Do you like teaching?” At face value, the answer is simple. Yes. Of course! Who wouldn’t enjoy being a catalyst for the proverbial “clicking…

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Golden Memories

Fuzzy Recollections of the Very First Addy Awards By Kate Sonnick Let’s see…Stiller & Meara. A florist with a wolf’s head. And a room full of what appeared to be every semi-conscious body from the Rochester ad scene. At least that is my fuzzy recollection…

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RAF Inspired: The Copycat

RAF Inspired: The Copycat By Carolyn Stiles I’m a copycat. Did an image of your younger sibling, obnoxiously mimicking you pop into your head? Culturally, the word copycat or copy, has a rather negative connotation attached to it. According to your typical English dictionary, I…

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20MAAB Recap: 5 Truths and a Lie about Planning

On December 15, 2015, John Roberts joined us for 20MAAB to figure out why planning matters, and what to do without the planner or strategist. Check out what some of the attendees learned and thought of the presentation! Special thanks to Pete Wayner for filming and…

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RAF Inspired: Music, Art, People – Perspective

RAF Inspired: Music, Art, People – Perspective By James Farley What inspires me? What a fantastic question to think on. If you were to ask someone that knows me well, you may hear quite a few different answers. Some would say music. Others art. Some…

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RAF Inspired: Inspiration comes from gratitude

RAF Inspired: Inspiration comes from gratitude. By Katelin Pellett Back in January 2011, I opened to page one of a new journal given to me for Christmas, and wrote “A year of thank yous” at the top. In an effort to be more disciplined about…

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RAF Inspired: Morning light, collaboration, and a $400 burger

Inspiration: Morning light, collaboration, and a $400 burger. By Rich Brainerd As the newly elected President of the RAF board, I was chosen to start off the RAF Inspired blog series. Over the next 18 months, all of our fabulous board members will be doing…

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Introducing RAF Inspired

As an organization, the RAF exists to keep our creative community here in Rochester thriving. We work to strengthen our creative communications community through programs and events that educate and inspire great work. In that essence, we’d like to introduce a series of monthly blog…

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RAF Members Win Big at District 2 Awards

The ADDYs may have been a month ago, but the winning has not subsided for several RAF members. Below is a list of RAF ADDY winners who also brought home either silver or gold in the District 2 awards. An interesting item of note is that…

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Winners of the 2015 RAF American Advertising Awards

The 2015 ADDYs have come and gone, but in its wake are memories of a fantastic celebration for our vibrant creative community, and a plethora of brilliant creative work. Below is a complete list of the winners from the awards show that took place last…

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