Entries by Kyrsten Dubuc

7th Grader Builds Braille Printer From Legos

“Last year, when he was just 12-years-old, Shubham Banerjee from California decided to build his own low-cost machine to print Braille, a touch-based writing system for the blind and visually impaired, after learning that the devices cost upwards of $2,000. He believed that there must be a way to make them cheaper so that the technology…

Going Once, Going Twice …

It’s AdBID time! AdBID is AAF Toledo’s annual online auction of advertising products and services and will be open for bidding from April 20 to May 1, 2015. The fundraiser benefits the organization’s general operating fund, supporting educational programming, social events and student scholarships. It’s also a great chance to land your choice of cool…

Taking Your New Year’s Resolution Offline

By now, you’re implementing your 2015 marketing plan – full of objectives or “resolutions” designed to more effectively reach customers and prospects. Even with the best intents, we all know that resolutions are often times hard to keep, and meeting marketing goals is no exception. That’s where Homewood can help.Savvy marketers realize that striking a…

Homewood Helps Toledo School for the Arts Spread Holiday Tidings

Homewood was pleased to contribute our print and finishing capabilities to the creation of the official holiday card of the Toledo School for the Arts (TSA) this season. After a close in-school competition between the talented artists of Joy Carson’s Studio 430 graphics class, a design by senior McKenzie Livecchi was selected for the 2014…

Homewood Sponsors BBB Torch Award Banquet

The Better Business Bureau of Northwest Ohio, West Central Ohio and Southeast Michigan feted four regional businesses and a non-profit organization at its 2014 Torch Award ceremony on November 5 at the Perrysburg Hilton Garden Inn. Homewood was a Gold Sponsor and award nominee at this year’s event, which honored the five selected winners for…

Inaugural Quarterly Newsletter Cited by foldfactory

Issue 1 of Homewood’s quarterly newsletter – The Loop – was recently selected by literature folding software designer foldfactory as its “Fold of the Week.” Trish Witkowski, Chief Folding Fanatic of foldfactory, referred to the technique used as “clever and memorable.”  

Project Profile: WBGU-TV American Woodshop Mailer

BGSU’s Public Broadcasting station, WBGU-TV, recently turned to Homewood for a unique direct mail solution to help invigorate viewership for one of its flagship programs – “The American Woodshop.” WBGU-TV Art Director Andy Carpenter engaged Homewood to produce an impactful, carpentry-themed direct mail piece to promote the station’s self-produced, long-running series “The American Woodshop” to…

Toledo School for the Arts Hosts Homewood to Performance and Tour

Homewood’s leadership and staff were among 100+ guests, hosted by the Toledo School for the Arts (TSA), for the organization’s “First Friday” community engagement event on the morning of November 7. The affair kicked off in the downtown school’s new gallery, featuring works by students in the visual arts programs. Guests were then guided into…