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Mary Baldwin website

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Mary Baldwin website

An 18,000 page, 135 WordPress multisite redesign, management and mobile first website. www.marybaldwin.edu brand.marybaldwin.edu apply.marybaldwin.edu www.marybaldwin.edu/academics/ www.marybaldwin.edu/college-for-women/ www.marybaldwin.edu/alumni/...

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Mary Baldwin iPhone Background

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Mary Baldwin iPhone Background

Simple iPhone 6 and 7 background for Mary Baldwin University. Download a version for yourself. Download here: iPhone 6  | iPhone 7  

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MBC In-House

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MBC In-House

The office in-house designers got slammed this week. But there is hope still (note this awesome graphic). Make sure you read the Facebook comments AND ESPECIALLY the replies…              ...

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Tom Robbins

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Tom Robbins

Sometimes we all need a little reminder about how love is supposed to work. Thank you,...

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RCG Plumbing

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RCG Plumbing

R.C. Gochenour & Son’s is a great plumber, with a great logo.

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Rooted & Built Concept

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Rooted & Built Concept

Logo comp.

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Donate Here

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Donate Here

Web graphic developed to assist in generating donations.

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Dinner Squared

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Dinner Squared

Flat icons for Chirstmas dinner party give-a-way

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Stonewall Logo

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Stonewall Logo

Logo idea.  

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Drawing 4 Reading

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Drawing 4 Reading

Pro-bono illustration work for the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Boys & Girls Club.

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Robinson Hand Lettering

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Robinson Hand Lettering

A little hand written lettering incorporated into an updated branding concept.

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Motorcycle Rights

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Motorcycle Rights

New mark for the MotorcycleRights.com organization.

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Marketing Automation

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Marketing Automation

Interior page for...

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Neptune Aquatics

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Neptune Aquatics

Identity and web presence created for swim club in Northern...

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Who Them There?

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Who Them There?

UPDATED: In opposition to the initial judgement, client actually decided to use this design! One of the most difficult tasks a creative must accomplish is the convincing of a client to be true to themselves. So many people, especially small business owners, are caught up with big box ideals, trying to keep stride with the record holders, they really forget where an honest evaluation can truly place them. So, if your band plays 1960’s and 1970’s cover music, Gotham really doesn’t belong on your album art. Stick with who you are, own it… it makes a...

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Reddish Knob

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Reddish Knob

Took a trip into the mountains this weekend with the most important parts of my life. This was the first time we’d ever been together on a trip like this. It’s amazing to know when you’re at the top of the mountain, just how little we are as humans. But its even more astonishing how just a little bit of effort and planning can really bring you a completely new...

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Earth Day

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Earth Day

Put the earth first, for at least one day of the year. Top City / Section. Center Section. Lower City / Section....

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New Car Or Used?

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New Car Or Used?

An infographic concentrating on the pro’s and con’s of buying a new or used...

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Spilled Honey.

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Spilled Honey.

Sometimes the good stuff just gets tossed around…at least the pot is still there to fill it up again.  Honey Bee, detail. A favoriate typeface selection for the last two weeks. Impregnable. Slightly modified,...

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It’s A Long Journey…

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It’s A Long Journey…

A recent, small and simple activity gave me great insight to the more complex and engaging, keyword here: design process. I was recruited to be in charge of the “kite station” at a local event for families and mainly children. The majority of  guests at my station were on average 6 1/2 (this is properly displayed with two hands, six fingers up and one very active, single digit to emphasizes the impending birthday). Each kite was very simple:  A thin, diamond shaped and plastic coated sheet of white paper. One very thin and straight wood dowel, alongside one very thin but arched and shorter, similar piece. One rubber band about the size of those used for dental braces, but 4x thicker. Five pieces of tape. One spool/handle of string to harness the eventual, flying object. And one 6 foot x 1.5 inch piece of (your choice of color here) plastic-y kite tail. I also had a value pack of colored Sharpies for communal use about the tabletop. Can you even image what would happen if there was no process set in place? No one would have left my table without a kite. As each individual approached and decide that they too wished to soar above the rest,  I set them about my process. One would be given the clean sheet of paper and instructed, “You may color on you kite with these pens for as long as you like, and when you are finished, let me know and we can assemble the kite together”. I would typically hand the child a Sharpie to show them it was permissible to play with these unusual markers and they would begin. I then would immediately assemble the two thin dowels into a cross shape, using the rubber band as their link, and would put this newly constructed kite frame next to the coloring participant. As the coloring for each kite came to their individual conclusions, I would have the child wave their hand for a few seconds to dry the ink, and then instruct them to flip the kite over. With the five piece of tape, I would ask, “Do you want to attach the frame, or should I?” The more intelligent children would immediately recognize my obvious expertise as “kite engineer” and allow me to assemble the frame to the sheet. We would apply the tail, by the participant selecting a color and me pointing to a place at the bottom of the kite, “I’m going to put the tape on the tail. I need you to hold it with ONE finger while I put the tape on”. This was a necessary step to making the person feel valued in the construction process, after they so willingly letting me assemble the kite body, but ultimately put themselves on the sideline.  I would not offer anyone the chance to apply the kite string, for this task requires an expert and exact method. Not only does the attachment need to be very secure and made with a pre-defined knot, but the string must pull out from the front of the kite in order for it to fly properly (Kite Mechanics and The Variables of  Attachments is Part II of this post.) The above example is my “perfected” process after nearly 40 participants. You...

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UI / UX With Cereal

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UI / UX With Cereal

Click here to read my response to an OLD idea from Ed Lea, explaining the differences between UI and UX through the visual representation of cereal. Modeled after Lucky Charms. UX/UI Through...

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Square Buds

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Square Buds

Budweiser is just great.

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Miss The Holiday?

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Miss The Holiday?

Just incase you missed the holidays…

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Flat Toys

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Flat Toys

Flat UI is SOOO IN right now.

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Cover The Basics

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Cover The Basics

Funky cover for an upcoming white paper. Read the beginning blog post here. Front of Book.   Inside Cover and First Page....

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Halloween Draws…Me In

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Halloween Draws…Me In

  A couple of “fright-night” themed illustrations.  ...

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Birds of a Triangle

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Birds of a Triangle

    Simple avian illustrations created for blog post images....

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Simply Social

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Simply Social

Icons for the six essential social media rules businesses should follow for success.

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Watch This Video

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Watch This Video

Initial attempt at basic animation in After Effects.

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Tutoring Fun

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Tutoring Fun

Simple, illustrative logo for a tutoring service in Northern Virginia.

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Modern Pirate

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Modern Pirate

An updated look for the infamous pirate, Blackbeard.

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Cute Little Vectors

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Cute Little Vectors

100% vector rendering of a cute little cottage.

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5k Mud Run

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5k Mud Run

Created for the front of the event’s...

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America’s Truck

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America’s Truck

Simple Ad created for Joe Bowman Auto Plaza. Enjoy the headline.

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Nintendo Nostalgia

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Nintendo Nostalgia

With iOS7 just released, another new iPhone delivered this morning, and GTA5 literally doing things no other digital item has ever done before, this is to remember where it all started (especially, personally) 28 years ago!

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Ideas For The Fall Menu

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Ideas For The Fall Menu

Infographic with suggestions for Fall meal items.

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Add Apples To Your Recipes

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Add Apples To Your Recipes

Infographic for Saint Germain Catering with valuable suggestions for including apples in...

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After An Accident

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After An Accident

Infographic with tips for what should be done following an automobile...

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Motorcycle Laws

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Motorcycle Laws

Infographic depicting the most crucial of Motorcycle Laws for the state of...

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Moving? Bedbugs?

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Moving? Bedbugs?

Enviromental Heat Solutions (Bed Bug Pest Control, Exterminator & Treatment, VA, MD, DC, WV | Environmental Heat Solutions) provides a terrific service, displayed above in this...

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Bed Bug Knowledge

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Bed Bug Knowledge

Simple infographic highlighting the 5 Must Knows about Bed Bugs....

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RevBot

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RevBot

Circuit board inspired...

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Booth Layout

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Booth Layout

Simple full page layout for the Expo floor-plan. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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RevConversation

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RevConversation

Developed a new advertisement for RevBuilders Marketing. Emphasis on tying together different marketing, digital & online strategies. The visual representation resembles DNA helix. And the overlay of text mirrors the call to action, “Start the conversation today”...

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CBS Launch Invite

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CBS Launch Invite

A fun little invitation for the CBS Launch party....

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Happy Scouting

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Happy Scouting

Memories of Boy Scouts. Personal Work. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Fauquier Chamber Expo.

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Fauquier Chamber Expo.

Identity created for the 2013 Fauqier Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. while incorporating the existing identity of the chamber. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Recycling With ESI

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Recycling With ESI

Infographic for ESI EnviroSolutions, with focus on recycling in schools....

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Tondeo

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Tondeo

Identity for  European, men’s shaving products imported from Italy. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Saint Germain Cupcakes

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Saint Germain Cupcakes

Identity for a Saint Germain Cupcakes, a Northern Virginia catering company’s new offerings. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Shenandoah Valley Brew Co.

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Shenandoah Valley Brew Co.

Identity for the Shenandoah Valley Brewing Company. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Rocktown Rollers

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Rocktown Rollers

Re-design of the Rocktown Roller’s identity. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Redskins 2012

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Redskins 2012

Redskins illustration done to commemorate the 2012 season. Personal work. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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President’s March

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President’s March

Modernized & minimal take upon a page from an original song book containing the “President’s March” Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Island Brew Company

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Island Brew Company

Identity developed for small batch Brewery located in Ocracoke, NC Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Medicine Cabinet

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Medicine Cabinet

Original concept art for AAPCC digital campaign....

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Le Cafe

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Le Cafe

Identity created for french style coffee house. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Dinner Hunter

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Dinner Hunter

This Hunter longs for the woods, but is much more at home at the table with Food. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Make Learning Fun

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Make Learning Fun

Developed as direct mailing piece for Search for the Hidden Clover, publisher of children’s books. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Welcome To Harrisonburg

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Welcome To Harrisonburg

Created upon the arrival to the current place of residence. Personal work....

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Fuse Habitat

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Fuse Habitat

Identity created for modern hostel/hotel located in urban areas. Emphasis on producing one’s own food as an active hostel/hotel guest. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Business Framework

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Business Framework

This image (1 of 9) was developed to represent the current state of a given company’s affairs. And in turn, our businesses approach in providing a solution, as well as future path for business development....

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Quiet Face

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Quiet Face

Minimalist approach in capturing a person’s likeness....

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Extre

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Extre

Identity created for socially/urban-minded digital publication. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Earth Design

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Earth Design

Minimal representation of the planet Earth. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Davis Vision Therapy

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Davis Vision Therapy

Identity developed for Vision Therapist & Optometrist, emphasis on hand-eye coordination; common issue for vision therapy patients....

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Richards Junior Academy

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Richards Junior Academy

Identity developed for the C.F. Richards Junior School. Emphasis upon their reading curriculum Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | eMail

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Choosing A Dumpster

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Choosing A Dumpster

Infographic developed for ESI | EnviroSolutions, used to promote the rental of rolloff dumpsters & to help better inform the public of this service....

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No Txtn & Drivn!

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No Txtn & Drivn!

Infographic developed for Sinclair Law Firm. Purposed to inform the public about Florida’s newly passed cell phone usage laws. Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin |...

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Fincher Law Firm

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Fincher Law Firm

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