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Custom Wedding Stationery: Tips Before You Print

Jun 15, 2021

If you follow Exigent Creative you might have noticed that I have a deep and abiding love of all things paper and stationery. So, when...

Behind the Screen with Amanda: Meet Exigent’s Digital Content Manager

May 24, 2021

Amanda Arendts here! I am Exigent's Digital Content Manager. Aka, the one behind the scenes of everything you see online. To clarify, Amber is the...

Very Versatile: Meet Exigent’s ‘Controller’ Sydnei Tignanelli

May 14, 2021

Hi! My name is Sydnei. Yes, I know it's spelled differently - I have yet to find anyone with the same spelling. I am the...

Content Development: A Cocktail of Words and Design – Meet Amber

May 10, 2021

My name is Amber Koenigsknecht (Ken-ish-neck-t) and I am the Content Development Manager here at Exigent Creative Solutions, with a focus on graphic design. My...

Founder Caralyn Rodriguez Reflects on Self-Started, Woman-Owned Business

May 4, 2021

Caralyn Rodriguez Hello! My name is Caralyn, I am the founder and President of Exigent Creative Solutions. My entrepreneurial journey began by attending a business...

6 Tips: Investing in Print Materials and Good Graphic Design

Apr 19, 2021

Why it's worth it to invest in print There are so many ways to market your company’s services. So many options, in fact, that it...

Kicking Off Women’s History Month: Exigent’s Two Year Anniversary

Mar 2, 2021

History of Women's History Month Women's History Month is a beautiful excuse to acknowledge the strength and ambition that women practice year-round. International Women's Day, March...

How To: Create a Clipping Mask in Adobe Illustrator

Jan 15, 2021

Clipping masks allow us to combine two layers into one, resulting in an artistic way to display your type and images. This technique is especially...

2021’s Best Planners You’ll Want for this Unprecedented Year

Jan 11, 2021

Whatever outlook you have going into the new year, having a planner that speaks to your organizational needs is sure to help you get through...

EXtra Credit Project #4: Christmas Card Designs

Nov 19, 2020

For this EXtra Credit project our design team happily put our Santa hats on because, like the matching pajama’s your mom still makes you wear,...

Custom Corporate Gift Guide: 2020’s Top Holiday Handouts

Nov 11, 2020

Corporate custom gifts are a great way to reward employees, entice new customers, and thank clients for their loyalty. Gift-giving is always on my mind...

EXtra Credit #3: Standing Out in a Saturated Market

Oct 19, 2020

 For this EXtra Credit Project, I thought I would try to get my foot in the door of a very saturated market: mattresses. I thoughtfully...

Business Card Concepts for Your Favorite TV Characters

Oct 6, 2020

A business card is a gesture - a gesture of introduction and of intention. Regardless of how easy it is to swap phone numbers, business...

Working From Home with Children: A Juggling Act

Oct 5, 2020

During this Covid pandemic, more and more people have transitioned to working from home. Our team at Exigent, like all businesses, were thrown through a...

EXtra Credit #2: Packaging Design

Sep 14, 2020

If the packaging isn’t eye-catching, who’s buying it? Let's be honest, we all judge a book by its cover and that goes for products and...

Adapting to Change – How Our Team Worked Together, Apart

Sep 2, 2020

Client's needs are always evolving. Adapting to change in the workplace is key to maintaining those successful partnerships. Recently, the pandemic of COVID-19 has impacted...

The Buzz About Branding: The Parts of A Successful Brand and Identity

Aug 20, 2020

What's all the buzz about branding? In this blog post, we will explore the tangible and intangible parts of a brand, or rather, the difference...

EXtra Credit Work #1: Wedding Planning App

Jul 30, 2020

Spec work, or speculative work, is useful for agencies to keep in their back pocket - it’s volunteer work that may not pay literally, but...

Bringing a Digital Design To Print

Jul 9, 2020

The first time I had to send a design project to print I was completely perplexed! My company didn’t have a marketing department, so I,...

Benefits of Outsourcing An Agency on Retainer

Jul 9, 2020

We recently talked about the benefits of hiring an agency. When outsourcing, it is vital to your brand’s success to find a partner that works...

Deciding to Hire a Marketing and Communications Agency

Jul 7, 2020

If you’ve made it here, odds are that you’ve thought about bringing in a marketing agency to help your business. Reasons are unique to every...

Behind the Build: How We Created a Custom Website

Jul 2, 2020

If Exigent was a home, it would have a lot of white marble.  As I was thinking about how a website fits into the overall...