Partnering. We’ve talked in this space before about how partnering with our clients to solve complex business problems is the backbone of what we do.
There’s something so invigorating about being on a university campus, especially when you’re participating in an event to inspire current and future business leaders. That’s what happened last Friday when the Hanson team and over 650 registered guests descended on the campus of Bowling Green State University for the 2013 Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship.
On March 13, Hanson was proud to host this month’s meeting of the Toledo Web Professionals. Forty-plus designers, developers and other creative professionals from the Toledo area crowded into our purple conference room to hear Jason Follas of Perficient, Inc. speak about designing interactive applications and games with the HTML5 canvas element.
Hanson clients were front and center at the Advertising Club of Toledo’s annual “AddyJam” last week. Amid live music, dancing and hors d’oeuvre noshing, the local ad club handed out awards honoring traditional and digital design work submitted by Toledo-area creatives.
Have you seen the Microsoft TV ads suggesting Gmail users are being “Scroogled”? Or the ones where people on the street are given blind tests to reveal whether Bing or Google is their preferred search engine?
We didn’t invent the term digital agency, and we’re certainly not the only company that uses it to describe themselves. But it’s a term that sometimes spawns questions. Just what is a digital agency? And what exactly do we do? To answer these questions, it might help to explore other terms we could use—and why we choose not to use them.
This week, we’re giving a well-deserved shout-out to our local AIGA chapter and Hanson’s mobile app development team. Last summer, Hanson designed a mobile app and website to support the AIGA Toledo and The Arts Commission public arts project known as “You Are Here Toledo.” Inspired by the familiar “you are here” dot on directories, the project was an installation throughout the city of 100 large, outdoor dots by area artists highlighting Toledo’s landmarks.
Last month, Steve Hanson had the honor of giving the commencement address at his alma mater, Bowling Green State University. He started his career as a photojournalist, and over the years, he says, “I’ve learned that some of the important tips for being a good photographer also hold true for life.”
The house lights dim. The crowd hushes. Music swells from an unseen source as the curtains part to reveal an actress, in a trio of spotlights, swooping down from the stars…
2012 is drawing to an end but—despite the Mayan prediction—the world isn’t! We’re wrapping up some great projects and preparing for an exciting new year…