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If you’ve been following us on Instagram, you’ll be familiar with the work of Mara Goes, our latest #ShareSquares guest artist. MOO Crew member by day, app designer by night, Mara’s been helping us to celebrate the launch of Square Business Cards with her fun and quirky take on all things box-like.
It’s fair to say we’re a little addicted to Mara’s Giddyfingers icons, and we’re not the only ones. With almost 15,000 Instagram followers, her original Giddyology art is making serious waves in the photo-loving community.
We caught up with Mara to find out more about her passion for icons, Instagram and irritatingly cute Japanese dogs…
Hi Mara! So, first things first, …Continue reading this article…
When we announced our recent #knollitall competition, we had no idea what an organized bunch you were! We’ve been inundated with examples of you sorting through your stuff and just generally knolling your hearts out.
While we’re sure you all had loads of fun making your desks and cosmetics drawers ‘just so’ for our #knollitall competition, there can only be one lucky winner of the squarest prizes on offer. It was a hard decision but in the end we came down to…
— Hedgerow General (@HedgerowGeneral) September 6, 2014
Her simple yet varied knoll was not only balanced in its frame, but the pastels and clever …Continue reading this article…
Say hello to Ida Skivenes. She’s a Norwegian-born food artist, photographer and author of the book Eat your Art Out living in Berlin. She’s also behind @Idafrosk, her Instagram account where she posts images of her food-based art to her 200,000 plus followers. So being total foodies here at MOO, we naturally asked her to be our latest #sharesquares guest Instagram artist.
We caught up with Ida recently to find out what inspires her creations and how her love of Instagram has helped her career.
How would you best describe your job?
I’m a full-time food artist and photographer. I make creative food-based art for …Continue reading this article…
Who is the squarest of them all? Any creative can tell you, sometimes having to work inside a box can bring out your most creative ideas. So we’ve teamed up with the SCOPE Art Show to see what kind of fun, fresh, inspiring and innovative things you can do within one shape: the square!
This Instagram art competition will give one artist the chance to see their artwork exhibited at SCOPE Miami Beach 2014, one of the most prestigious art shows among Art Basel’s international offering in December. Teaming up with SCOPE Art Show, MOO will host an installation called ‘Creativity Squared,’ featuring the works of nine renowned and up and coming artists. …Continue reading this article…
You’ll no doubt have noticed a few changes around the place lately. As Richard, our CEO, will tell you, we’ve been busy bees over the past year refreshing our brand to reflect how MOO has grown and where we are today.
But don’t worry, despite the odd nip and tuck here and there, we’re still the same MOO underneath – some things will never change. As our Design Director, Anup, explains, it’s all about staying fresh and up-to-date, “We’re eight years old now and design changes in that timeframe. Naturally, being the creative folk that we are, we couldn’t help but tweak our look and feel to best represent what we so firmly believe in – that design works …Continue reading this article…
London Fashion Week isn’t just all stylish people and cool parties. This industry-based event, which just wrapped this week in the capital, is part of a worldwide fashion month that also goes to New York, Milan and Paris. During this five-day event, London hosts more than 50 catwalk shows, 15 presentations, plus over 120 UK and international designers exhibit. Who said fashion was glamorous?
So how do emerging designers get noticed during London Fashion Week when they’re just one brand out of many? MOO spoke to two sustainable, eco-friendly brands about how they turned to Luxe products to convey their brand’s quality and individuality and how it helped get the attention …Continue reading this article…
September has always felt like the most fashionable time of the year – between international fashion weeks and beautiful Fall/Winter collections, it’s hard not to get into the style spirit. That’s why we thought Denise Fiedler’s fashion-centric collages made a timely design series for this month’s Luxe Project. Her work ‘Fashion Math’ features the numbers from vintage math flash cards posing as buckles, bows and collars atop feminine wardrobe staples – with a light heartedness that Denise says she finds ‘symbolic of what fashion does for us.’
Denise used paper collage to design Square and Classic Business Cards, Notecards, and Letterhead – with proceeds donated to Creative Growth, a nonprofit visual arts center in California. We chatted with the …Continue reading this article…
Allow me to introduce myself, I’m Richard, the founder of MOO.
September 2014 marks our eighth birthday. Eight!
Back in 2006 we were just nine people, based out of a tiny warehouse in East London. MOO’s early success was so rapid that the entire team had to down tools to help pack customer orders – we even had to bring our friends along to help (bribed with pizza). Thankfully there’s less of that nowadays, pizza is very carb-heavy.
Whilst MOO continues to enjoy great popularity, a lot of other things have changed. We’ve expanded internationally, added new products and our focus has shifted more towards helping businesses of all sizes look great. I’m immensely proud of the people who have worked here …Continue reading this article…
It’s Small Business Advice Week in the UK and to celebrate we’ve curated a selection of our most popular Expert Tips for small businesses. Read below to find out more!
1. Write a great business plan
Every great business idea needs financial support to bring it to life. Read our tips to writing a successful business plan to secure that investment you need or to simply keep your business on track.
2. Be more than a one-man shop
You’re on your own but still need to stand out from the big corporate giants in your industry. Read our guide on simple ways to make a difference when you’ve only got one man (or woman!) for the job, you!
It’s been many months in the making and now it’s finally here. Yay! Say hello to the newest kid on the MOO block, the Square Business Card.
If you’re after a fun and flexible way of showing off your creativity, then look no further. This little guy could be just what you need to get the conversation started. Perfect for promoting your portfolio, products or social details, the latest addition to our family is a palm-sized hand-out that stands out.
If you’re into Instagram, then you’re in luck. With our brand new integration tool, showing off your Instagram photos is a piece of cake. The launch of Square Business Cards seemed the ideal time …Continue reading this article…
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