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Quarantine Top 5 Wines to Drink

Tough times call for strong wines. Need more Quarantwine at your covid-cabana? Our Digital Marketing Director Diana brings you her… Top 5 Quarantine Wine “Must Drink” List. Cheers! 1. Atha Ruja Cannonau Di Sardegna Doc 2015 Support local businesses by buying this at Tinto’s online for $29.75. I’m obsessed with cannonau right now. It’s a […]

Quarantine Top 5 Disaster Movies

Here’s something you may not know about our Ellen… She loves a good disaster movie. Whether it’s tornadoes, or earthquakes, or snakes on a plane (no, that’s way over the top), or — ack, a virus — she loves watching good people overcome adversity. (Is that why she volunteers with Virginia Beach EMS? Most likely.) […]

Quarantine Top 5 Podcasts

There’s no excuse for quarantine boredom! A sucker for good storytelling, Kim, our Chief Coffee Consumer and podcast lover, thinks now’s a great time to treat yourself to the magical, enlightening and fascinating world of 99% Invisible. These selected episodes are great listens and guaranteed to take you out of your confinement misery and free […]

Quarantine Top 5 Game Recommendations

Art director Tim would argue that dollar per hour entertained, you’ll have a hard time topping a great video game. Whether you love puzzles, unique vessels for story telling, or have a viscous competitive spirit, there is an outstanding game out there for you. Here are some of his top recommendations for gamers and non-gamers […]

Quarantine Top 5 Keeping the Kiddos Entertained

Who else has a little one to keep entertained? Art director, Ceindy, put together a list of top animated series to keep that kiddo entertained and maybe even educated.   1. Carmen Sandiego on Netflix Learn some geography and some moves to encourage that inner spy. They recently released Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not […]

Quarantine Top 5 Quirkiest & Nerdiest Ways to Get Through It

Are there any uber-nerds (like our resident Project Wrangler, Christy) out there looking for a way to spend the time cooped up in the house? Well, here are some of the quirkiest and nerdiest ways to burn through the hours of quarantine. 1.  All From Software Video Games No matter what gaming platform you have […]

Why You Should Know About Ramona, Our Happiness Counselor

Every design studio, every branding house, every advertising agency has one. You know, that one employee who has to be the center of attention, who comes in late and leaves early, that Queen B who lords over all, that creative mind that says one brilliant word in a meeting and leaves the rest of us […]

Creative Agency Management Tools—It’s About Time

Quick question. How many balls do you have up in the air? How many plates are you spinning? How many people and projects are you juggling? If you’re like, well, most of us in this day and age, you’re so busy, it’s hard to stay organized. Red Chalk Studios is a very busy branding, marketing and […]

A Taste Toast to Whiskey

Red Chalk Studios’ second Whiskey Roundtable is in the books and—like whiskey itself—we’re feeling quite warm and wonderful about it. It began last year when Red Chalk organized an informal “out-of-focus” group to help us research whiskey perceptions and insights as we embarked on the brand development of a new whiskey client. We had 9 tasters that night and […]

The Creative Species

It is hard to believe that it has been almost one year since I first began working at Red Chalk Studios. I can honestly say it has been a great honor to work beside, and have the opportunity to observe, the day-to-day customs of that most mysterious and elusive band of creatures, the “creative.” The […]

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