Idea Soup

Print in the Digital Age

We’ve been observing some of our clients making blanket strategic decisions to “move everything to the web.” While there is ample reason to craft a compelling Web 2.0 presence today, real power most often exists in creating a balance or integration of communication. This blog post is meant to open a conversation.

Santa Catalina School view book makes the grade in Communication Arts’ Design Annual

Juried by a panel of top designers and attracting entries from the USA, Canada, England, and 40 other countries, Communication Arts’ Design Annual competition is the most highly esteemed in the industry. Out of thousands of entries, only 2% of the work entered is accepted. We were, therefore, extremely pleased to learn that the…

Congratulations to our friend and client, photographer Hal Eastman, as his latest book—Dancessence—continues to earn accolades.

Dancessence won gold in the 2010 Summit Creative Awards, an international competition that, this year, included entries from twenty-four countries. The book was a winner in Communication Arts’ prestigious photography competition and was selected to appear in CA’s 2010 Photography Annual. Dancessence won a gold Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) and, in addition, was…

Idea Soup


Welcome to the Idea Soup blog. The “book” that started the blog began with a set of quotations I had gathered over the years. Just reading them provided me with a sense of lightness. So I made a list of all the quotations I wanted to use and thought I would make a simple…