The Blog and Pony Show

Schifino Lee - 11:38 am June 26, 2017

Crafting the Hydroponic Difference

Posted in Advertising, Branding, Client News, Design, Digital

Farming just got a makeover. It’s been cleaned up, freshened up, and the results taste better than ever. Red Barn Hydroponic Farms, home of Art of the Seed, is a 1,800 square foot seedhouse feeding an ever-evolving 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art growing greenhouse. Just a few miles east of downtown Tampa, Art of the Seed takes […]

Ben Lee - 11:44 am June 16, 2017

Finding Inspiration at Local Art Shows

Posted in Advertising, Culture, Florida, Graphic Arts

Local art shows are always a great source of inspiration for me… some better than others. Wandering through the aisles of a show, a select few pieces will grab my attention and lure me into the artist’s booth. There I stop and focus and usually discover a greater sense of appreciation of the work. And […]

Mitch Feickert - 2:04 pm June 9, 2017

It’s Human. It’s Nature. It’s Not Human Nature.

Posted in Advertising, Culture

Avoiding animosity in an agency setting can be tricky. Clashing ideas, looming due dates, and the never ending pile of work-I-haven’t-gotten-to-yet can lead up to a stressful environment, inhabited by coffee crazed creatives and account managers weaving through the ever-intensifying minefield of client questions. But, if we substitute out the ole’ thinking cap for our […]

Schifino Lee - 10:11 am June 7, 2017

Schifino Lee adds a Coxswain and a Super Computer to its crew

Posted in Advertising, Agency News, Culture

Look what we did. We’ve upped our playing field, multiplied our mind power, added some sharp new strategic knives to the Schifino Lee arsenal. Our fresh, new pair of account managers is ready to take on the world, starting with some of Tampa Bay’s finest clients. Elizabeth Ayers, Account Executive  If you’re ever looking for […]

Paola Schifino - 5:28 pm June 1, 2017

Brands that #RefuseToLose

Posted in Advertising, Branding, Social Media, Technology

Recently, a potential client was sharing his background and mentioned that while he had studied advertising in college he knew that to support his family he needed to take a real job—not settle for some typical fly-by-night advertising agency.  Mind you, he was talking about different times, so as the co-founder of my own agency, […]