About Creative Relay

Ed Shems and Justin Perricone founded Creative Relay to help their fellow creatives. Ed's an illustrator and graphic designer and Justin is a web and graphic designer, and both have years (one of them has decades) of experience running their own freelance businesses. For a number of years they have been teaching and speaking about the business of creativity as well as organizing events, workshops and webinars for the creative community with the goal of improving outcomes for both creatives and their clients.
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Recent Articles

Grammar, Illustrated: Heroine vs. Heroin

Grammar, Illustrated: Heroine vs. Heroin

There’s a lot of bad grammar and misuse of words out there- we’d like to fix one recurring mistake: © 2012 edfredned 

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Illustration used on the Creative Relay website

Slides of Work

Justin and I are looking forward to being one of the event hosts in our first Cross-Org AFTA Mixer in Boston this Thursday, the 26th. As you can see on our Upcoming Events page, this is only the second Cross-Org Mixer organized by AIGA Boston with the goal of giving the […]

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Comic Book, and ‘Zine Conventions

Comic Book, and ‘Zine Conventions

There are a large number of comic book conventions happening throughout the year so we pulled together a list so you can find the one(s) near you. The list is organized by region and then alphabetically. If you’re looking for a list of conventions organized by date, a friend of ours, Franklin […]

Mix it up at AIGA Boston’s Cross-Org Afta

Mix it up at AIGA Boston’s Cross-Org Afta

Join us along with a cornucopia of Boston’s finest creative talent at AIGA Boston’s Cross-Org AFTA. Enjoy drinks, light refreshments, and seeing what others are doing. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to shake things up and rub shoulders with other creatives from a wide range of fields and disciplines […]

Parking At MassArt For Creative Relay Events

Parking At MassArt For Creative Relay Events

Some of our live events are held at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Here’s some information to help you find your way. Please be sure to note whether the event will be held at the KENNEDY CONFERENCE ROOM or the TOWER BUILDING’S TRUSTEES ROOM. MassArt Kennedy Building Address: Kennedy Conference Room- 2nd floor, 625 Huntington […]

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Dog Boarding Sign

Dog Boarding Sign

Here’s a person who is thinking positively despite the current economy. She printed some homemade signs and posted them around town and is just so absolutely certain that there is a strong market for dog boarding that she took steps to make sure she won’t run out of tags for […]

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