Kicking off the New Year with a local small business

Serenity Hair Salon in South Abington Township wanted a way to reach out to their customers to celebrate the new year and to thank them for their business. BlackOut gladly helped with the task of designing an on-brand Thank You greeting card and envelopes. We decided to bring in a blue watercolor design along with […]

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Downtown Scranton

Since 2003, we have had an opportunity to watch Downtown Scranton become re-energized and grow into a vibrant walk-able city full of energy and activity. In a number of instances, we have been able to shape some of that growth with our own initiatives and work. Through all of these experiences and history with the […]

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Custom Wedding Invitations

As a wedding gift to a friend, BlackOut was asked to design custom Save-the-Dates and wedding invitations for an upcoming wedding, and our designer Rachel was really excited to get started. Using watercolor, Rachel painted three background options – each unique – and had the client choose their favorite. We were able to scan the […]

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First Friday Goes Digital

For the first time in their 17 years, First Friday Scranton could not run in the usual sense due to COVID-19 restrictions. As the agency that manages all of their marketing and web pieces, we knew that we could come up with a great alternative for First Friday that keeps people safe at home but […]

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Working Remotely

Working Remotely – The past two weeks have been a little less normal to say the least, and with all of the news and information coming at us it’s often difficult to stay focused on the elements we can control as a small business. We wanted to put out a little bit of a guidance […]

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The Freshest Site in Philly

The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market approached us with a request to redesign their existing site. The direction was to showcase the amazingly fresh produce that PWPM offers in their state-of-the-art, refrigerated facility. We brought in the help of a local photographer to capture all the varieties of fruit and vegetables from various vendors with special […]

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Poster for HSH Partners

Hunters Sharing the Harvest had the opportunity to be a part of the Shale Insight conference back in October and needed an updated tabletop poster for the occasion. Shale is the leading conference on American shale energy, industries, and jobs. HSH’s conservation effort is possible because of continued commitment and partnerships with the natural gas […]

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Flying the Flag for First Friday

For over 10 years, First Friday Scranton has always been a fun and exciting client. Because of its great success, the downtown area of Scranton can get pretty busy during a First Friday event. We decided to design custom feather flags and sidewalk chalkboards to draw attention to participating venues. So far, the feedback has […]

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David Elliot Poultry brand

After some new packaging designs for their Rock Cornish Hen, our longtime friend and client David Elliot Poultry also asked us to create an informative flyer to showcase the full range of the brand. This flyer is handed out to participating grocery stores to not only educate the purchasing department on the variety of products […]

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Stretch Your Buck

Today, our friends at Hunters Sharing the Harvest are participating in Lancaster County’s ExtraOrdinary Give Campaign. Every dollar donated to HSH is added to a $500,000 pool – talk about stretching your buck! Throughout 2018-2019 alone, HSH has coordinated the delivery of 149,137 pounds of venison to food banks throughout PA from 4,093 donated deer. […]

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A Change to Instagram

If you have been keeping an eye on some of the social media developments over the last few weeks, you quite possibly came across a new buzzword. “Demetrication” has actually be an interesting topic for most of 2019, but most recently we are renewing the conversation with the extension of Instagram’s test of removing “Likes” in […]

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A Photo Finish for the Scranton Half

It’s almost that time of year again when local marathon enthusiasts break out their running shoes and register for the Scranton Half Marathon!  When the Half approached us to refresh the design in time for the 2020 marathon registration, we couldn’t wait to get started. The new site features a more modern look and feel […]

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