Category: Current Events

Marstudio accepting an award

Marstudio Wins Business of the Year

by Marstudio Inc.

On November 7th the Rockville Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Rockstar Awards ceremony at the Manor Country Club. We were incredibly humbled by the honor of winning Business of the Year, and now, our trophy proudly sits on our shelf for all to see.[…]


Marstudio and the 2019 Marketing Membership & Communications Conference

by Marstudio Inc.

Marstudio is proud to announce that we will be exhibiting at the ASAE 2019 Marketing Membership & Communications Conference. The event takes place from June 6-7 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The purpose of this conference is to connect with a group of nonprofit and association executives who share a common focus in marketing,[…]


Marstudio and the 2019 GovConNet Pathway to Growth Procurement Conference

by Marstudio Inc.

Marstudio is proud to announce that on May 17, 2019, we will be exhibiting at the 2019 MCCC GovConNet Pathway to Growth Procurement Conference. The conference is an incredible opportunity to connect Federal, State, and Local Government officials with government contractors and other professionals.[…]

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Marstudio Staying Ahead of the Curve

by Marstudio Inc.

The iconic McDonald’s Big Mac has always had a cozy spot on the McDonald’s menu since its arrival, but it now has some new family members to keep it company for the time being. The restaurant’s recent promotion of their new,[…]

2017 New Year

Trends for Better Websites in 2017

by Marstudio, Inc.

As a web developer who works closely with design and marketing experts on a daily basis, I notice ways that website design is affected by both technology and human psychology. So when I consider what trends are likely to drive website design in 2017,[…]

color of the year

The Politics of the Color of the Year

by Marstudio Inc.

This year Pantone threw everyone for a loop by announcing two colors for Color of the Year in 2016. These colors, rose quartz and serenity, are loaded with symbolism—especially considering this past year’s events. Will these colors have a political tie in?[…]


Toyota is Faced with a Branding Dilemma

by Sam R.

Why are so many Toyota vehicles appearing in ISIS propaganda videos?

Toyota has strict policies regarding sale of vehicles to potential purchasers who may use or modify them for paramilitary or terrorist activities. However, according to Toyota spokesman Ed Lewis,[…]

tokyo Olympics logo

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Logo Scrapped Due to Controversy

by Marstudio Inc.

From the moment the new 2020 Tokyo Olympics logo was unveiled, it has been a center of controversy and criticism.  At first, many thought the design was too Japan-centric and it didn’t represent the true nature and sportsmanship of the Olympics.[…]

Superbowl Ad

The Costliest 30 Seconds in History?

by Marstudio Inc.

Now that the Big Game is over and done with it is always entertaining and educational to reflect on the cost of a 30-second commercial during the game. However, once you discover the amount you need to spend to buy 30 seconds of the mass population’s attention on a certain day it quickly dawns on you: is this the best use of your marketing dollars?[…]