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Jun 10, 2016 - Tech

Snapchat’s New Discover Design Gets Cuddly With Advertisers

Snapchat has recently gone under the knife. The popular up-and-comer platform has blended its Discover and Live Stories with the purpose of...

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Mar 11, 2016 - Culture

Dr. Strangefest or:

How I learned to Stop Worrying And Love SXSW

SXSW is the massive amorphous festival monster that takes the city of Austin every year, whether we like it or not. With non-stop parties...

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Feb 25, 2016 - Tech

Emotional Social

Our news feeds just got somewhat more emotive recently. In addition to the Like button, Facebook has just integrated five new...

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May 1, 2015 - Tech

Googl'e "Mobilegeddon" and You

It’s being touted as Google’s most significant change to its search algorithm yet, and sensationalized as “Mobilegeddon.” What does...

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Apr 2, 2015 - Design

What we'd like to see from design in 2015

Already in 2015 we’ve been introduced to a slew of new products to take into consideration when creating digital content and products. In...

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Mar 25, 2015 - Industry

Why native advertising will continue to work

Paid content, sponsored content, publisher-produced brand content, camouflaged ads, or whichever you’d like to call it, native...

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Mar 16, 2015 - Culture

A Day in the Life of Alfie

As Bakery's VP of Sniggles, I take my job really seriously sometimes my clients and coworkers wonder what exactly I do all day. So...

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Mar 9, 2015 - Industry

Top Picks for SXSWi

Panels and Parties

Southby is just days away, and if you haven't yet sifted through the hundreds of events on SXSW.com, Facebook, Eventbrite, Do512...

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Mar 2, 2015 - Industry

It's a Match

Tinder + Advertising

Tinder, the populardating app among millenials, is making huge waves in the advertising industry. The app is visually-based, prompting users...

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Feb 26, 2015 - Design

AIGA Small Talks

Bakery

I have long been an active member within AIGA and the Austin creative community. Years ago, I was introduced to AIGA by my school’s...

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Feb 6, 2015 - Design

Creating a Responsive Website

When designing a website, you want to provide the experience for everyone. By Designing a responsive website, we assure it will...

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Jan 28, 2015 - Industry

TV: Breaking the Mold

With technology evolving at an ever increasing pace, it can be at times a little hard to notice the steps forward. As a generation we’ve grown...

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Oct 30, 2014 - Culture

The Importance of Being Creative

The collective whole o advertising is a notoriously fast-paced industry. Each sector has its own trends and technologies to keep up with...

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Oct 15, 2014 - Culture

Wizard World

Austin Comic Con

This year I attended Austin's Comic Con, Wizard World, full of comic and pop-culture fans, celebrities, and artists. I came across many...

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Sep 10, 2014 - Industry

Not Just bigger, Better

"iPhone 6 isn't simply bigger — it's better in everyway." reads Apple's new promotional material, and who can argue? I sat next to a few co-workers...

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Sep 2, 2014 - Industry

How Agile, Lean, and Scrum Empower Great Work

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries has quickly became an indispensable resource for aspiring entrepreneurs, fledgeling startups...

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Aug 28, 2014 - Industry

Digitally Crafted Culture

A few weekends ago I spent the late afternoon/night working at the office on a project we had on the back-burner for months, our mural...

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Aug 25, 2014 - Industry

Marketing and The New Minority

While most marketing and ad folk likely "TGIF" (the sentiment; ABC Family's hit programming series...) on their minds as they...

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Aug 5, 2014 - Design

A Look Behind Phocrastinate

As with so many projects, what initially appeared as a simple concept turned out to be the guise of something much more complex...

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Jul 29, 2014 - Tech

Why We Don't Use Bootstrap

A couple of months ago, we were asked by a client which libraries and templates we use in order to make some of the elegant work...

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Feb 25, 2014 - Design

DESIGN THE EXPERIENCE NOT THE LAYOUT

The designer’s struggle to stay relevant, as browsers push forward and web standard progress, will be the driving force in crafting better...

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Feb 24, 2014 - Culture

ULTIMATE WORKFLOW PLAYLIST

Everyone in flow

"Being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably...

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Feb 17, 2014 - Tech

iWANT TO BELIEVE

If you are an Apple lover like us, you have seen the rumors of Apple’s iWatch. You, like us, are hoping this is the product that...

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Feb 7, 2014 - Design

DESIGN & CONQUER

MAINTAINING INDIVIDUALITY

In an always-changing, ever-evolving industry, keeping up to date with the latest trends and technology is vital for anyone looking to...

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Jan 13, 2014 - Industry

2014, THE YEAR OF THE ADVERTISING INDUSTRY OVERHAUL

Well, it’s been a good run for the Advertising Industry as we knew it, but, alas, all good things must come to an end. In the face of shrinking...

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Nov 19, 2013 - Culture

MOVING PIXELS

Thanks to Jeremy and Phhhoto , we got to test out some hardware today in preparation for our Holiday party. Can't say we didn't have some...

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Nov 1, 2013 - Design

HOW RESPONSIBLE PACKAGING CAN DOUBLE AS A BIG BRAND WIN

Packaging is by no means new to the scene, quite the opposite actually; we’ve been using it for hundreds of years as a means to contain...

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Oct 5, 2013 - Tech

STYLES ARE CROSS-CUTTING

As programmers, the hierarchy we choose for our code is one that somehow models our thinking about the application we are...

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Sep 20, 2013 - Culture

BAKING BAD

No Spoilers

Yesterday we were informed by numerous tech/buzz/trendy blogs that our favorite TV show here at The Bakery - Breaking Bad - is going...

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Sep 17, 2013 - Industry

IOS 7 WALLPAPERS

Apple's new iOS 7 comes with a slew of new features. One that doesn't do much in terms of practicality (or battery life), but is still very...

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Sep 7, 2013 - Industry

THE FUTURE OF THE FACEBOOK ADVERTISEMENT

Facebook has reported that it is now looking in to sandwiching fifteen-second television style ads in between the status updates of...

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Sep 6, 2013 - Design

THE DESIGN

DEVELOPMENT DYNAMIC

With all the moving parts involved with creating a digital product, many design studios and ad firms understandably try to break...

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Jul 6, 2013 - Design

WHERE MY SVG'S AT?

Like the majority of designers, I begin creating icons in Adobe Illustrator as vectors then prep them as PNG’s using Photoshop...

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Jul 5, 2013 - Culture

GETTING DWIGHT HOWARD TO BUY YOUR STUFF

The recent failed attempts of the Los Angeles Lakers at resigning Dwight Howard are indicative of more than just the fickle whims of...

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Jul 4, 2013 - Culture

MUSIC'S VISUAL CHALLENGES

I grew up scrawling band logos on everything I owned. This was much to the chagrin of my parents who wondered who Nirvana was...

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Jul 3, 2013 - Industry

THREE YEARS OF BAKING

It's been a long three years since Bakery officially started up and there have been a lot of memorable moments during this journey...

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