A Walk With Red Chalk

Jul12

Can You Be Really, Truly Fit At Your Desk?

Do you sit at a desk or in meetings in your 9 to 5? We do, too. That’s a lot of inactivity and it takes a toll on your body. Sitting is the new smoking, so they say. For most of us, the thought of doing a little extra workout activity during business hours isn’t […]
Apr26

Six Lessons I Wish College Had Taught Me – Real World: Designer Edition

You remember all the studying, projects, feedback, papers, reading, reviews, presentations and so on during your formidable college years? Or maybe you’re knee deep in the trenches at this very moment. College, that in-between time of your life when you’re getting ready for bigger and better plans — preparing for the “real world,” right? Well, […]
Dec31

Red Chalk Looks Back at 2018 — An Homage to Creativity

The business of creativity can be quite, well, interesting. And while ideas are meant to soar and explore possibilities, they have to be rooted in strong foundations. Which is why, we firmly believe, that you have to encourage adventurous opportunities to exercise the “imagination muscle,” but also have to have sensible, results-oriented goals. It’s a […]
Mar01

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 […]
Dec17

It’s a Green Light to Launch the New AskHRgreen.org Website

We are untying a big red bow on a big green website… Want to know exactly what you can recycle in your city? AskHRgreen.org. Want to find out where you can find the next rain barrel workshop? AskHRgreen.org. Want to bookmark information about native plants or share a tip card about soil testing? AskHRgreen.org. We have always […]
Nov13

The Company We Keep — And For Which We Are Grateful

It’s a rainy, nasty Monday morning, and as I look at the grumpy faces of the other drivers heading in to work, I realize I’m happy. Why? We’ve wrapped up a new website for a small farmer in Virginia who is doing outstanding work in organic and permaculture efforts; Cricket’s Cove was named the first […]
Feb06

Red Chalk Studios Expands with Acquisition of Cahoon & Cross

Red Chalk Studios is a full-service creative agency based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with over 17 years of experience in developing and delivering brand strategies and marketing campaigns for clients big and small. We develop brand ideas and tell our clients’ stories in the most authentic way possible — stories that are built through mindful […]
Jan29

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 […]
Sep02

Give Your Brand Some Space

“Oh, wow.” “So cool.” “I love this place!” When clients first come into our office, more often than not, they say something about how it looks and how it makes them feel. Granted, there are a bunch of creative types here at Red Chalk Studios, and we don’t mean to be braggadocious (okay, maybe a […]
Feb05

Note to Self: Happy Doodle Day

Kim and I burst out laughing when we went over some notes she took during a client meeting. She actually wrote: “Note to self…” Of course the thought is, who else would she be writing to in her own notebook? And we then had a hilarious conversation (which would have been a great podcast), and […]

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