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Scratch Programming for Kids Community / Education

Today’s students have a strong interest in technology and have a great aptitude for learning it. We’ve been involved with the STEM Club at J.T. Moore Middle School in Nashville for over a year, but we wanted to take our work with them a step further. That’s why we decided to host a Scratch programming workshop for interested students.


We’re giving away an iPad Pro! Community

Excited about the new iPad Pro? We are, too. We’re in love with the faster processor, large screen size, the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil—everything, really. We’re so excited, in fact, we’re giving away an iPad Pro and all the accessories you’ll want with your new iPad!


Recycled Pallets: The Down Low On DIY Furniture Community / Tips & Tricks

Pallet furniture has gotten more and more popular over the past few years, and for good reason: pallets can be free, they’re (relatively) easy to work with, and you’re reusing old goods and materials. Karma points from Mother Nature. If you’re looking to get started with your own project, we’ve got some handy insider tips […]


Our President got a Zombie Makeover! Community / Fun

Even when Halloween isn’t just a few days away, zombies are everywhere these days. We wanted to get in on the fun so when our president, Mark Rowan, was appointed board of directors of NECAT—an organization who just so happens to teach a zombie make-up class— we jumped at the chance. Or, rather we convinced […]

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Review: Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations Art / Community

As a snapshot of the creators, thinkers, artists and advocates who are at the heart of Nashville’s current creative renaissance, Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations is what happens when geography, proximity and creativity come together in one place. “Dreamers and doers seem to congregate here in Nashville, Tennessee,” author Lily Hansen writes, “to coax each other into bringing […]


Our Summer NAMM Giveaway Starts Now! Community

It’s summertime here in Music City, which can only mean one thing. It’s NAMM time! That’s right, Summer NAMM, the annual gathering of more than 2,000 music retailers and manufacturers that brings the latest and the greatest in new music gear to our own back yard. To celebrate NAMM, we’re giving away three great music prize packages […]

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Griffin in the Classroom Community / Education

We love it when student groups visit Griffin for field trips. For the students, it’s an invaluable experience to see design, engineering, marketing, and sales professionals in action, and learn about the day-to-day of their jobs. But it’s even more exciting for us when we’re able to incorporate the work we do at Griffin into the curriculum […]


20 Songs To Make the Perfect Road Trip Playlist Community / Music

Summer travel season is upon us, and that means it’s time for a road trip! Regardless of where you’re headed, the perfect playlist can turn the most mundane journey into an adventure, so we put together a playlist of 20 songs that we love to crank up on the car stereo when we head out on the road. […]


Griffin and LEGO KidsFest Community / Education

If you work at Griffin, you’d be well aware that LEGOs aren’t just for kids. Sure, most people probably start playing with LEGOs as kids, but the fun doesn’t have to end there. “LEGOs are a timeless toy,” says Web Designer Daniel Brown. “I’ve been playing with LEGOs since I was 8 years old, and now I get to […]


Win an Apple Watch! Community / Connect

It’s a fitness tracker. It’s a timekeeper. It’s a personal assistant. It’s a work of art. It’s Apple Watch, and it’s almost here! Pre-orders start April 10th, but why wait until then for a chance to get your hands on the hottest tech accessory of the year? We’re giving away a brand new Apple Watch to one […]