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Elements Awarded American Package Design Award from Graphic Design USA

March 2nd, 2017 | Happening, News


We are excited to announce that our team was awarded an American Package Design Award from Graphic Design USA for work on behalf of our client, Uji Smoothies.

The American Package Design Awards is a more than 50-year-old annual, national design competition conducted by Graphic Design USA Magazine, recognizing the best work in graphic design and emphasizes the value graphic design brings to business. This year’s entries topped 2,000, and only a highly selective top 15 percent were recognized with an award in this year’s competition. We are honored to…



Elements Awarded Multiple Honors in GDUSA’s 2016 American Graphic Design Competition

December 20th, 2016 | Happening, News

Elements was amongst a select few agencies awarded 2016 American Graphic Design Awards, and was featured in a showcase of winners from the publication’s 53rd Design Annual chosen from nearly 10,000 entries worldwide. This year’s awards included a recruiting brochure for Schimenti Construction, a viewbook for the Yale MacMillan Center and a billboard for Connecticut Stone. Read more >

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Amy Graver on the Essence of Perfect Design

October 20th, 2016 | Happening, News

In a recent article for Canvas Magazine, Amy shares her thoughts on what clients are looking for in their design agency, the evolving role of print and today’s design trends.

Don’t get Amy Graver started on the power of design. Or maybe you should. She lives it. Breathes it. Write about it. That’s why when her clients are looking for the most awe-inspiring ways to use it in their promotional, marketing and communications initiatives, Graver is the first one to jump on the pedestal.

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PR Tips for Creatives, From Creatives

March 18th, 2016 | Happening

The Creative Group, a creative placement agency, recently asked Amy to share her thoughts on publicity tips for creatives.

If your creative firm’s public relations plan is nonexistent or dead in the water, don’t despair. Here, four pros share their best PR tips for generating positive media coverage for your company. Read the full article here!



Expanding the Definition of ‘Design’ Services

January 1st, 2016 | Happening, News

Amy contributed to a GDUSA article, “The Expanding Definition of ‘Design’ Services And How To Adapt for Success” in their March 2016 issue.

Over the past several years graphic designers have been asked to take on an increasing number of services that go beyond what we originally set-up shop to do. The design landscape has completely shifted and changed with no end in sight. Our roles are continuously evolving and it has become a question of keep up, or get left behind.

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Holiday :: A Crafty Halloween

October 30th, 2015 | Blog, Happening, Holiday

This month, we were asked to participate in a special Halloween project for Neenah Paper – remember last year’s Halloween craft party?

This year, instead of a party, our concept was to come up with some creative and spooky Halloween paper projects to showcase Neenah’s beautiful fall-inspired hues, like Wrought Iron, Eclipse Black, Arancino and Sunflower, among others. We each researched and then customized a craft project to our own individual taste. Cindi found a creepy cameo project, Amy created a custom banner and Kathryn found some spooky lanterns.

Read the full recap here. Happy Halloween!

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News :: Elements is Hiring a Designer

April 9th, 2015 | Blog, Happening, News

ELEMENTS is seeking another smart, professional, creative and talented designer to join our growing team. This is a full-time salaried position including some benefits – and it is available immediately. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a design firm.

This is a great opportunity to collaborate with an award-winning design team and to work on a wide variety of highly creative projects – therefore, the right candidate will be comfortable working in varied industries and mediums, with special focus on website design, branding and packaging. On a given day, the graphic designer will handle projects ranging from…


Elements Featured in Holiday Packaging Article in Package Design Magazine

December 18th, 2014 | Happening

Elements was featured in Package Design Magazine’s November / December issue in an article titled, “Designing Holiday Packaging”. In the article, top design agencies were asked to share their thoughts on striking the right chord with seasonal and holiday visual marketing strategies. Also featured in the article is Elements’ client, Tea•rrific! Ice Cream.

Read the full article on PackageDesignMag.com.