The blog of Ready State, a creative agency

A Brief History of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Our goal: to provide a straightforward and distinct approach that enhances understanding of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

By Esha Deokar  |  Jan 19, 2021
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It’s about meeting you in the middle

There's a better way to eat a cupcake, and we thought you'd want to know too.

By Clay Klusas, Content Strategist  |  Nov 19, 2020
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It’s about backing you up

There's a better way to parallel park, and we thought you'd want to know too.

By Jennifer Gutierrez, Designer  |  Nov 19, 2020
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It’s about giving you a handle on things

There's a better way to peel a banana, and we thought you'd want to know too.

By Jodi Dove, Executive Creative Director  |  Nov 19, 2020
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The Conversion Conversation

If we’re not pouring ourselves into understanding who we are speaking to and giving them what they want, we’re not having a conversation.

By Steven Wong, Cofounder  |  May 18, 2020
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Bootstrapping the data on COVID-19

How a group of epidemiologists, public policy wonks, and Silicon Valley designers created a tool to visualize state-level COVID-19 projections in their spare time.

By Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor  |  Apr 6, 2020
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Campaigns We Like: COVID-19 edition

Here’s a snapshot of some marketing activities addressing the pandemic that have caught our attention.

By Steven Wong, Cofounder  |  Apr 3, 2020
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Our HQ is now an LGBTQ Historic Landmark

524 Union Street, the home of Ready State, was recognized by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors as having extraordinary value to LGBTQ+ history in the city. As of June 18, it has officially become the city’s fourth LGBTQ Historic Landmark and the nation’s first to focus on a restaurant.

By Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor  |  Jun 19, 2019
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Why we turned summer jams into actual jams

Your favorite summer jams are now actual summer jams. See how the Ready State team transformed 5 catchy pop songs into serious spreads.

By Dana Krangel  |  Sep 7, 2018
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Emails We Like: Summer 2018

If the average worker gets 120 emails per day, it takes a lot to stand out. Here are some inspired examples we've seen recently.

By Ayaz Lakhani, Senior Strategist  |  Aug 14, 2018
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