Archives of Moon Musings

Head Before Hands

“Head before hands” is a design strategy, but probably a good metaphor for most things in business and life. 

Welcome Morgan to the Crew!

Help us welcome our newest Moonlight intern, Morgan. Morgan is currently a senior graphic design major at Winthrop University. After graduation (2015) she hopes to lend her hand to the design world through branding, packaging design and photography.

Handmade Valentines

When we read about a handmade valentine contest over at Amelie’s – especially in the spirit of Handiwork, sweets and St. Valentine – we had to participate.

The Big Reveal

Big things are happening at the Moonlight Command Center. After months of preparation (helmets on, rover loaded, space food packed), we’ve launched! We’re taking off on not one, but two exciting missions. Check it out!

2014 Year in Review

Break out the champagne! We are celebrating the start of the new year by taking a look back – at last year that is. We’ve had a pretty memorable year.

2015 Color of the Beverage

It’s that time of year again! Pantone has released its Color of the Year for 2015: Marsala (Pantone 18-1438). Pantone describes it as “a naturally robust and earthy wine red” and “a hearty yet stylish tone.” But some of the reaction hasn’t been quite so complimentary. Many in the blogosphere have blasted the choice, comparing it […]

Houston, We Have a Pumpkin.

Last Friday, it was gourd against gourd as the Moonlight crew returned for our second year of GUTS. Charlotte area designers gathered at the NC Music factory for some fast and furious pumpkin carving while raising money for Make a Wish of Central and Western NC.

2013 in Review

Just when you thought all of the hullaballoo of a new year had subsided we’ve gone and given you one last look back at 2013 (you may also remember our fashionably late recap from last year). Despite any number 13 superstitions you may have, 2013 turned out to be a lucky year for MCG.Hope your year was filled with […]

Happy Holidays from MCG

Each year MCG takes on the tradition of designing a gift as a small thank you for our clients. Gearing up for the holiday season, this year had a different feel. It has been a year full of changes for Moonlight: Karen stepped into retirement, we said goodbye as we sent Brady and Jenni off […]

Color of the Office 2014

Come December, the design world waits in anticipation of Pantone’s announcement of their “Color of the Year”. The chosen color simultaneously reacts to current trends and predicts their growth for the next year. Yesterday, Pantone officially announced that 2014’s color of the year: Radiant Orchid.