Make Your Mark Winner’s Logo Complete!

Back in spring of 2012 when we announced the then Altadena Urban Farmers Market as the MAKE YOUR MARK winner, we had no idea what the branding journey for such an innovative non-profit organization was going to be like. Continue reading “Make Your Mark Winner’s Logo Complete!”

Foundations of a Powerful Logo

Sarah “Mac” spearheading the branding exploration meeting
Sarah “Mac” spearheading the branding exploration meeting
People often think of the logo development process as a purely visual, design-based pursuit. In truth, the most effective, long-lasting logo systems are those that stem from a thorough exploration of the organization’s DNA. Before talk of color schemes or typography even surface, key questions about the organization’s essence need to be asked. Continue reading “Foundations of a Powerful Logo”

MAKE YOUR MARK: What Makes Our Finalists Tick?

In the final week of voting for the MAKE YOUR MARK brand giveaway, we asked our finalists to answer the following three questions:

The Cinderella & Prince Charming Project

apchA Place Called Home is partnering with The Cinderella & Prince Charming Project to help teens who are unable to afford a dress or suit get some gently-worn threads for their senior prom. By donating your evening gowns, bridesmaid dresses, suits, shoes, accessories, etc., you’ll be helping girls and boys attend a special event Continue reading “The Cinderella & Prince Charming Project”


TheThinkFarm MakeYourMark 1The MAKE YOUR MARK team is super excited to announce our incredible finalists! We love the fact that, corporately, they provide Angelenos and those beyond our city borders a wide array of services and opportunities as well as new ways to interact with others with compassion, creativity and openness. Continue reading “MAKE YOUR MARK Finalists!”

Countdown to MAKE YOUR MARK!

We have less than a week before the application deadline for MAKE YOUR MARK! The application is so simple, though, that there is plenty of time for LA non-profits to get in on the action. We are selecting one final winner that will be taken through a two-month rebranding process Continue reading “Countdown to MAKE YOUR MARK!”