What began as a small New England yarn business in 1923, Textron, Inc. has grown into a $12.4 billion company, with a worldwide presence in 25 countries. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial, and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative products and services. To commemorate a century of growth and “Powering Possibilities,” Textron collaborated with artist Lawrence Romorini to create One Of A Kind 3-dimensional art that visually captures its unique history. (more…)
Advia honored their retiring CEO with a One Of A Kind retirement gift.
The 3-dimensional art measures 24” x 24” x 3.5”, with a birdseye maple structure, slanted inner sides and a gold filet. It contains miniaturized photos, publications and 3D items to communicate the Credit Union’s history, achievements under the CEO’s leadership and favorite memories. The story starts at the top and continues counterclockwise around the art. Logos for the CEO’s leadership affiliations are on the four compasses, matching the shape of the Core Values centerpiece.(more…)
A major player in the Animal Health Industry is celebrating a century of proudly being “The Peak of Quality Since 1923.” Colorado Serum Company chose to commemorate this milestone working with Lawrence Romorini to create One Of A Kind 3-dimensional centennial art. This retrospective lobby art celebrates Colorado Serum’s history, people, products, accomplishments. (more…)
It’s September 15, and 40 years ago today the way Americans read their daily news fundamentally changed when USA TODAY was launched. Happy Anniversary to The Nation’s Newspaper–especially to the founders! Five short years later, One Of A Kind Art Studio’s destiny to create corporate 3-dimensional commemorative art was launched. (more…)
When Children’s National Hospital was looking for an extraordinary way to commemorate their 150th anniversary story, Lawrence Romorini’s One Of A Kind 3-dimensional art was their answer.
Over 18 months, Children’s National and One Of A Kind teamed up to review the hospital’s archives, selecting images and 3D items to reflect the hospital’s pediatric focus, care, research, community, growth, and expertise since 1870. The time, creativity, and effort resulted in an amazing piece of anniversary art to celebrate Children’s past and present. (more…)
Your company’s anniversary is on the radar—but too far out to be concerned? Or it’s in 6 months? Suddenly you need to move ahead. Looking for anniversary ideas?
Whether for a corporate, hospital or association anniversary, there are “5 P’s” that can make your celebration a memorable success. After helping hundreds of organizations celebrate major milestones with One Of A Kind 3-dimensional commemorative art, we are always impressed by the same five best practices that maximize an anniversary’s success:
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One Of A Kind personalized, custom-made art can help you achieve the 5 P’s by showcasing your history, leaders, mission and accomplishments in an extraordinary, meaningful way. We transform your photos and memorabilia into museum-quality art to communicate your corporate story at your celebration, in your lobby, and digitally on your website. Our clients rave that their One Of A Kind 3D collage is the highlight of their celebration. Celebrate your past and present, and create a lasting legacy to be enjoyed for future generations! For free professional advice as you plan your anniversary, contact Donna Rome: 301.495.3361 x 102 or [email protected]. We’ll send you an Anniversary Planning Guide along with brochures and examples.
Regardless the size of your company, reaching a milestone anniversary is an occasion to celebrate! It provides a unique marketing and communications opportunity to preserve and showcase the story, past and present. According to the Small Business Administration, less than 1/3 of new employer establishments survive the 7th year. Considering how few companies survive, let alone prosper, your anniversary is an accomplishment worth commemorating.
So how do you celebrate this important business milestone? (more…)
One Of A Kind has had wonderful collaborations with photographer Clay Blackmore. The first collage Clay commissioned commemorated his road from Texas to D.C., which included his journey from protégé of the legendary Monte Zucker, to one of the most sought-after photographers in the world. Working with Clay, Lawrence and I came to appreciate the exquisite artistry of his work—including his amazing wedding photography.
It’s Founder’s Day at Wendy’s International, honoring Dave Thomas. Lawrence and I remember well when the international fast food restaurant chain approached One Of A Kind to create 3-dimensional commemorative art celebrating their first 25 years. In 1993, Denny Lynch, Wendy’s SVP, Corporate Communications, and Kitty Munger, Director of Communications, first traveled from Dublin, OH to One Of A Kind to see examples of 3-dimensional commemorative art. Dave Thomas was Chairman, Jim Near was President/CEO, and Wendy’s 25th anniversary was approaching. (more…)