Tag Archives: Star Wars

Case Studies That Never Existed: Pinocchio (Content Management)

The Problem: Carlo Collodi’s famous wooden boy was suffering from a major credibility crisis in his brand, brought on by his most unfortunate character flaw–specifically, Pinocchio couldn’t stop himself from lying, which meant he had dozens of different stories to keep straight. Complicating the problem was a feature of his magically … CONTINUE READING /

Costuming.

This year, Marshall Creative is spending Halloween dressed as The Invisible Office. You know it’s there because it’s doing things! But where? Why can it not be seen? What will it do next?

Here are some other last-minute costume ideas based on the scariest things we can imagine from our … CONTINUE READING /

Case Study Outtakes: Red Leader (Product Design).

At Marshall Creative, we’re always on the lookout for clients who do Really Cool Things. We’re happy to help all sorts of businesses with their marketing and branding needs, of course, but we’re especially excited to meet people who are doing something revolutionary.

In this case, literally revolutionary. As in, a … CONTINUE READING /

Cool Thing We Found: John Williams A Capella Tribute

The “multi-track video” can be a tricky beast to tame, requiring its maker to not only perform each individual component of the music they’re making, but also time it alongside the other tracks and record your image in one take for each track. There are a handful of good ones out … CONTINUE READING /

Determining Your Chess Piece Quotient!

One of the treasured centerpieces of our office is the scale model of the holographic game made famous in Star Wars when R2-D2 was advised to let the Wookiee win. The game, called dejarik, features a number of fantastic creatures battling for dominance in a manner similar to Earth’s classic … CONTINUE READING /

Blue Milk and Moisture Farms.

We’re not professional astronomers ourselves, so we couldn’t tell you why there seems to be a sudden bonanza of brand-new planets being discovered beyond our solar system. But guess what? They just found another one…and this one’s extra-special, as it’s what is called a “circumbinary planet,” meaning that it manages to … CONTINUE READING /

Cool Thing We Found: Silent Star Wars

This doesn’t require too much introduction, but if you’re one of the people who has never seen the original Star Wars trilogy and doesn’t know about the big plot twist at the climax of The Empire Strikes Back…which is only a twist if you’ve never seen the prequel trilogy…then the … CONTINUE READING /

This Post is Geeky Even for Us.

One of our regular hobbies around the office is to mock our character-a-day Star Wars calendar, which occasionally cheats by showing us three different versions of Obi-Wan Kenobi or features a character not even the geekiest among us could recall noticing in the movie in which they’re supposed to have appeared.… CONTINUE READING /

Strong in the Force is our MailChimp.

Marshall Creative uses MailChimp for all of our e-blasts, in part because of its user-friendliness and in part because of their irreverent sense of humor.

And we will continue to use MailChimp because they do awesome things like celebrate “Star Wars Day” on May 4.… CONTINUE READING /

Let the Wookie win

Hey hey!  Thanks to our good friend James Alsup, action figure and shoe collector extraordinaire, who sent us this amazing office-warming gift: a replica of the space chess set from Star Wars. Like the jelly of the month club in Christmas Vacation, this will be the gift that keeps on giving … CONTINUE READING /