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Blank Slate: Featuring Varina Rush

Varina Rush sauntered into the Black Sheep office ready to tackle the big chalkboard wall. Did she have a sketch drawn out before? Nope. Had she planned the design for months, sweating every little detail? Not a chance. She knew that the idea would come to her. All she needed was some time to let the blankness of the wall...


Sheep of a Feather Flock Together: Sarah Baker Joins The Team!

When you meet Sarah Baker, you get the sense that she’s lived a few lives. Bass player in a punk rock band? Check. Creator of an Instagram for her cat? Yep. Analog-map lover and person who’s been lost in Death Valley and lived to tell the tale? Indeed. She’s even interned for eBay, a host of nonprofits and worked at one of...


Baaaaadass Alert: Rose Hinojosa Joins The Flock

When Rose Hinojosa was just a wee lamb she asked, “why is the grass green,” and “who decided to name it ‘grass’ in the first place?” A lover of research and the word "why," Rose quickly acquired her very own library in search of the "A" to every "Q," and learned a whole heck-of-a-lot along the way.

Rose in tha HOUSE!

This innate curiosity...


Resolve to Notice Good Design: Trends in 2015

De-cluttering your website. Getting your logo in better shape. Making your brand and its outreach friendlier and more socially conscious. Organic… something. Probably.

These are all design trends we’re going to look at in 2015. But first, let’s take a step back and appreciate something else: the fact that graphic design...


A New Year, A New Wall

We’re starting 2015 strong. We’re not even a full week into January and another GIVE wall is up, inspiring folks to get out in the community and do some good.

Located at 3700 Almeda Road on the Luigi’s Pizzeria building, the latest mural is another reminder to think about ways YOU can help others, support your neighbors...


New Year, New Ewe: Happy Flocking 2015!

Ever shouted from the rooftops “I will lose 30 pounds by July!!!!” over cocktails one lovely night in late December, only to find yourself the next day/week/month/cupcake saying “Never again”?

You, my friend, may have a resolution hangover.

Started with the best of intentions, these “improvements” to ourselves are a...


From Our Flock To Yours, Happy Holidays!

Friends, clients, fans, family + mysterious blog readers,

Just yesterday, we were rolling into 2014, bright-eyed and full of energy, ready to make things happen. I can't believe it's already December 24th and we're just days away from hitting the ground running on our list of aspirations for 2015. Monday and Tuesday, Black...


Shine On You Crazy (Orange) Diamond

Today we say not goodbye, but happy trails to our office cat, Gus. He’s retiring from his role as Chief Cat and taking on a new one as a housecat/mouse consultant to our fearless leader, Aimee.

Since he came into our lives in 2013, he’s been the one member of our team that’s needed the most mentoring. Challenging us to...


GIVE Mural: What Will You #GIVEHOU?

It’s done. What started with a blank wall is now a piece of original art made to inspire the community to give back.

While you enjoy your holiday break and ponder all the things that you’ll do in 2015, take a moment to reflect on ways YOU can commit to making Houston a better place to live. Visit the GIVE Mural at 714...


Blank Slate: Featuring Hannah McClure

Merry Care-All eve, everyone! To celebrate the holiday season we’re featuring a very special December Blank Slate artist: Hannah McClure. We’re closing out the year strong by inviting one of our own back to rock the flock’s chalkboard wall.

Our first-ever graphic design intern (lucky us), Hannah now works for creative...


The Society of Troublemakers Uniting in the Name of Theatrics. Flash mobs? Check. Protests? Check. Demonstrations involving livestock, costumes and kazoos? You bet! Are you ready to join the club? Read on >

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We’re hiring!

Friday, Nov 28th at The Black Sheep Agency

Think you’ve got what it takes to be our next Account Executive,... Read on >