An AllModern Take On Mid-Century Modern

Posted by heatherlygraceshepherd on March 12, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Pulling into the drive, lumbering through the door and around hallway corners, clambering up the stairs and flopping onto my bed is absolutely the best part of my day. With my calendar overflowing and commitments never-ending, the serenity of my mid-century modern bedroom à la AllModern is a welcomed escape. Read More

Crucial Conversations: A Chat with Nikita Lawrence

Posted by Contributor on February 26, 2021 in diversity, leadership | No Comments

By Haven Snively

If we know anything here at little word studio, it’s that words can make a difference. So, this year, let’s talk. Let’s get to know the rule-breakers and the world-changers, whose little words become really big ideas. Read More

Monday Morning with Melissa

Posted by heatherlygraceshepherd on February 19, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The beginning of a new year, the blooming of a new season, the acquisition of new followers … all call for the reintroduction of our Founder, CEO and Creative Captain, Melissa Kandel! You’ve read the story of little word studio here, and you’ve read what we do here … now, you can read behind-the-scenes of Melissa’s success both in and out of the office. Read More

Let’s Get Philosophical

Posted by Contributor on February 16, 2021 in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

By Kendall Zwang

Two goldfish are swimming together in a fishbowl. One fish swims up to the other fish and says, “Ah, the water is warm today.” The other fish responds, “Yes, quite …” The fish then exclaims, “Wait! We’re in WATER?!”

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A Sneak Peek …

Posted by heatherlygraceshepherd on February 5, 2021 in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A new year, a new vibe. Read More

Melissa Kandel Named as a 2021 Member of the Forbes Communications Council

Posted by heatherlygraceshepherd on January 12, 2021 in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

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Melissa Kandel Named as a 2021 Member of the Forbes Communications Council

*Forbes Communications ***Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Senior-level Executives in Communications, Marketing, and PR.

Newport Beach, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2021) — Melissa Kandel, founder and CEO of boutique creative marketing agency little word studio and co-founder of Wavemakers Media Group, is a 2021 member of the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only community for senior-level executives in communications, marketing and public relations.

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The Business of Business in 2020

Posted by heatherlygraceshepherd on December 31, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

2020 has been a year of change, growth, regression, experimentation and adaptation. With December coming to a wrap and January speedily approaching, let’s reflect on the new “business as usual” mindset we’ve developed in response to COVID-19, working from home while navigating the unexpected expectations of online performance.

Digital is arguably the most impactful component to the success or setbacks of a given industry. Mary Meeker’s 2020 Coronavirus Trends Report cited advancements, improvements or simply increased use of technology across a variety of industries that helped them survive. A surge in tech usage allowed healthcare, corporate offices, engagement-reliant businesses (like entertainment or fitness) and on-demand businesses to thrive despite restrictions and shortages.

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Reasonably Jess

Posted by heatherlygraceshepherd on December 31, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As a lot of us have spent the past year inside our homes with more free time on our hands, social media has become a safe haven for creators, influencers and regular viewers like myself. For me, 2020 meant having two major knee surgeries on top of multiple quarantines, and social media became a larger part of my daily routine than ever before. I am absolutely one of the 50 million daily U.S. TikTok users, which led me to find @reasonablyparanoid. My For You page is filled with tons and tons of content seemingly created just for me (… shocking) and I immediately resonated with Jess, along with 155.4K others. Her humor, hair and dogs make me smile every time they come across my feed, and I’m so happy I got the opportunity to talk with her. Read More

Working from Home with AllModern

Posted by heatherlygraceshepherd on October 20, 2020 in AllModern, home decor | 1 Comment

When I moved into my house and saw the half-empty dining room, I didn’t see desolate space; I saw possibility. And I knew I could fill it with pieces from AllModern.

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Fiction, Storytelling, and a Mirror to the Real World

Posted by Contributor on October 2, 2020 in Novel Ideas, Personal | No Comments

By Annaliese Bennett

When I was in the sixth grade, I had all but convinced myself that I was basically Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games. I wanted so badly to be exactly like her; I learned how to do the signature braid, wore a “mockingjay” necklace religiously, and even developed a very middle school crush on a boy in my class who my adolescent brain believed was a dead ringer for her “star-crossed lover” Peeta. Read More