Category Archives: News

Character Study: Type Design’s Past, Present, and Future

Anna Richard presented an engaging overview of typography and type design at the October CDPUG meeting. Her passion was quite evident throughout the talk. She started at the beginning, her beginning. From an early age she enjoyed math and rarely missed an episode of the TV show Numbers. Anna also enjoys art, creating her first book at two-years old! At… Read more »

Energize Your Creativity – Creative Mornings

Find a unique local venue and add a dash of music, 2 to 3 espresso shots, 60 or so creatives and one clever topic – mix well. This is the recipe behind Creative Mornings Cleveland, a group I have become energized by and enamored with. Anyone involved with CDPUG should check out Creative Mornings. Links to specific speakers Creative Mornings… Read more »

When the Software Gets Ahead of the Hardware

Microsoft releases “feature updates” to Windows 10 every six months. I could do without these. Just make it faster and fix the bugs. If PC manufacturers don’t keep up with Microsoft by updating device drivers (the software tying Windows to hardware components), we’re left with computers that try and fail to install feature updates. I’m not in the market for… Read more »

Limelight Offers Unique and Flexible Office Spaces

Limelight is a new coworking concept in Ohio City offering functional office space as a service. The space “bridges the gap between the residential comforts of a home office and the productive efficiencies of a corporate cubicle farm.”  Arrangements are being made for our group to experience this unique space in the fall. In the meantime, they’ve made a special… Read more »

CDPUG Member to Play the Rock Hall with Vanity Crash

Friday, July 19 from 5 PM – 7 PM at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame CDPUG member Jinni Fontana (aka Virginia Plain Crash) is not only an experienced graphic designer, art director, project manager, and Showcase karaoke participant—she also has musical talent as a member of the local glam-rock band, Vanity Crash! Come down and see Jinni and the… Read more »

2019 Annual Showcase Videos NOW AVAILABLE on YouTube

If you missed this year’s Showcase or want to review speakers’ presentations we’re happy to announce that all of the speaker videos are now available on the CDPUG YouTube page! We’d like to thank Bill Baraona of Flex Media for the video and Sarah Coggins for the video editing! We appreciate their time in helping CDPUG with this task. A… Read more »

It’s HERE! GRAMMY® Award Winner Erica Brenner Receives Her Official Award

You may not have ever thought about it—but winning a GRAMMY® doesn’t mean you necessarily get to take it home from the awards ceremony!  In March, we found out about the album Apollo’s Fire “Songs of Orpheus” winning the GRAMMY® for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album. (March 19, 2019 CDPUG blog entry by Jinni Fontana). The album features the talents of Apollo’s Fire Cleveland’s own… Read more »

Members Attend The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

A combined group of about 10 CDPUG members and Parade on the Circle artists toured The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen exhibit at the Cleveland Public Library this past Saturday. The group had a guided tour which featured traditional and modern puppets from around the world in every shape and size. A good number of the puppets in the collection… Read more »

PechaKucha Night Cleveland: Waterways

Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 PM Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica Kick off a 5 day celebration of one of the area’s greatest resources –  our river – on Thursday June 20 with PechaKucha Night Cleveland: Waterways.  PechaKucha is Japanese for “the sound of conversation” and will feature a series of 10 presenters discussing their work, ideas, and unique perspectives through… Read more »

Changes to Successful Job Seekers Meet Ups in June

BEGINNING Wednesday June 5 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PMThe Midtown Tech Hive6815 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44103 Starting on June 5 there will be a new time and format for Sue Nelson’s Meet Ups. Meet Ups will be held weekly beginning June 5 at 1:30 PM and will be held in a one hour Mastermind Group format. Your first meeting is free… Read more »