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Events   /  05.29.2020

In Philadelphia, Live Comedy Lives On

Hey, here’s a joke:   Two tall men walk into a bar… no, no… two ​small​ men walk into… nope… two ​very medium men wal… now, how the hell does that go again? You know what, I’ll stop trying and leave the jokes to the comedians.   They’d love to tell you one; all you […]

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Insights   /  05.26.2020

Game Time

The phenomenon of “comfort TV” is getting plenty of air time these days. For the uninitiated: the premise is pretty simple. Viewers are flocking to reruns of classic shows (often comedies – The Golden Girls, The Office, Friends, etc.) because those shows’ predictability provides a sense of security and calm. In today’s (very) unsecure world, […]

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Crazy Positive Advice   /  05.18.2020

Horribly Helpful Ways to Not Touch Your Face

#5 –  Try to not grow out your sh**ty facial hair [for men, mostly]. Sure, isolation is probably the opportune time to really give this whole manly wilderness thing a shot. But it does invite a lot of hand-to-face interaction. The itching, the scratching, and the creepy petting will set you back.    Oh, and […]

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Events   /  05.14.2020

National Nurses Week 2020

As National Nurses Week 2020 wraps up, [ 2 one 5 ] Creative is privileged to reflect on conversations we’ve had with the nurses in our lives. Through these conversations with nurses of all experience levels, a major theme was revealed: that being a nurse is something that doesn’t turn off. RN Karen Papanier said […]

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Crazy Positive Advice   /  05.11.2020

Horribly Helpful Ways to Stay 6ft Away from Someone

#5 – Make a face mask that reads “if you can read this, you’re too close.” Clever. Stern. Cute? As soon as the offending shopper reaches the end of your sentence, they’ll be sure to take two steps back now y’all. Hell, they may even go home and make one for themselves. Sometimes words speak […]

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Quarantine Cookbook   /  05.07.2020

Takeout Tonight

When we set out to explore what foods people are missing the most, and how to go about replicating those experiences at home, we quickly discovered that it’s not just about the food. What we’re missing most is the experience of dining – and drinking – out. So before we dive into some of the […]

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Crazy Positive Advice   /  05.04.2020

Horribly Helpful Ways to Keep Busy

#5 – Try judging a book by its cover, reading it, then changing your opinion about that book.  Let’s just say you have Old Yeller laying around. At first glance, you tell your wife “eh, this book may be a bit much.” By the time you reach page 128, you’ll learn that it’s not a […]

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Quarantine Cookbook   /  04.30.2020

Breakfast Favorites

Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Who really cares? The foods we typically think of as breakfast foods are delicious, satisfying, and inexpensive. More importantly, they are actually super easy to replicate at home. Let’s take advantage of limited prepackaged foods and make our own breakfast (or breakfast-for-dinner) – sans preservatives!   […]

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Quarantine Cookbook   /  04.23.2020

One Chicken, Three Meals

Whether isolation is forcing you to get more familiar with your kitchen or you’re just looking for a way to stretch that dollar, you’re probably fending for yourself on the food front more often than not these days. For those looking for a way to get a little more out of the time you spend […]

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Insights   /  04.20.2020

Bright Side

It’s been just over a month since March 13th, 2020 – the day the [ 2 one 5 ] team started working from home in response to early calls for the Northeast to #StayHome and #FlattenTheCurve.   From the beginning, we had two goals:   – Make work so cohesive and rad that no one […]

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Insights   /  04.13.2020

Let’s Work Together

Trying to keep your business successful through the COVID-19 pandemic?   This is tricky, we know. How are you adapting your product? Your delivery? Your workflow? How are you letting your customers know what you have done to support them? How are you getting new customers to find you, and trust you?   First of […]

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Insights   /  04.09.2020

🖕This 💩

There’s a lot of content out in the world right now about staying positive and finding the bright side. It’s important work and sorely needed in dark times like these. We’ve been writing it a bit ourselves. We are firm believers in making lemonade from lemons, and you won’t find anybody better at finding inspiration […]

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Insights   /  04.06.2020

[ 2 one 5 ] Takes Home Gold and Silvers at 2020 ADDY Awards

[ 2 one 5 ] Creative continued our streak at the ADDYs this year, with a Gold for Book Design and three Silvers in the Internet Commercial, Brochure, and Animation categories.    In this time of great uncertainty, our mission as creatives shines even brighter. We are lucky to do this work, and we are […]

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Blog Post   /  03.26.2020

Happy Air Max Day!

On March 26th, 1987, Nike launched Air Max 1. It was the first shoe ever to feature the now-iconic ‘window into the sole,’ visibly showcasing the brand’s innovative air cushion technology. The original silhouette, created by sneaker design rockstar Tinker Hatfield, has also achieved icon status.   On this, the 33rd anniversary of this remarkable […]

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Insights   /  03.02.2020

Design Criticism – Tips for Those in the Field

If you’re a creative, there’s no way to avoid the harsh sting of criticism at some point – probably lots of points – during your career. Unlike other tasks we commit as part of our day-to-day routines, the experience of sharing an initial (or even FINAL final) design is a moment of vulnerability that reveals […]

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