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Startup Smarter Podcast Interview

We recently had a chance to chat with Joe Johnson of the Startup Smarter podcast. We discussed the origins of Mona Delano, the entrepreneurial journey, and what's next for the company. Listen here.

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Mona Delano - Brand Stamp

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Check out Mona Delano's promotional video for the Brand Stamp workshop at the Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center (CHACC). If you're in the DC area and want to learn something new, we highly recommend this workshop!

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Why the Flame Lily?

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So when I was mulling over the logo for Mona Delano, I was searching for something that embodied the “tomboy chic” style of the brand. I don’t know what made me think of it, but I decided a poisonous flower would be the perfect representation, and did some research. There are a lot of poisonous flowers out there. A few looked intriguing, but the flame lily stood out. The rough exterior (the flame and poisonous properties) and the vulnerability of a flower embody the persona of Mona Delano. The flame lily (Gloriosa superba) is the national flower of Zimbabwe, where...

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