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Becka Bates  

6 Questions for Maggie Curran   February 16, 2018
by Becka Bates

Say hello to the newest intern to join the BatesMeron ranks, Maggie Curran! Maggie is a second-semester senior at Columbia College here in Chicago. She’s a budding wordsmith of the highest order, majoring in advertising, and she’s currently occupying a desk in our office to assist in all things copywriting....[MORE]

     
Katie Baird  

WTF Vintage Valentines   February 13, 2018
by Katie Baird

Valentine’s Day is just days away, so you may be pondering what to get that special someone in your life. If you really want to take their breath away perhaps consider a quirky and cute vintage card! Vintage Valentine’s cards have an undeniable nostalgic charm. We actually designed a Vintage Valentine...[MORE]

     
Melissa Muñoz  

2018 Project Vision Board   February 6, 2018
by Melissa Muñoz

2018 is now in full effect and while a considerable portion of my energy these days goes into talking myself off the couch and out of my hooded electric blanket with sleeves, I know deep down that this is going to be an exciting year full of new projects and ...[MORE]

     
Leah Cho  

New Year’s Resolutions Management 101   January 30, 2018
by leah

Every January, friends, co-workers and the internet goes all in on the topic of New Year’s Resolutions. People talk about dedicating at least 21 days to a resolution to be sure that it sticks. Others point out that even if it does stick on day 22, it might still be...[MORE]

     
Anna Woodward  

Campaign Crush: OkCupid is DTF   January 23, 2018
by Anna Woodward

If you’d asked me a few weeks ago if I was interested in anything OkCupid had to offer, I’d answer with a resounding “no.” I’m definitely not the online dating expert of the office and based on my limited experience and the stories of friends and acquaintances, the results of...[MORE]

     
Todd Pierce  

Timeless Logos: If it Aint Broke… Don’t Fix It   January 16, 2018
by Todd Pierce

When you think of the something that has “stood the test of time” what comes to mind? Is it a building, a clothing trend, your favorite restaurant or maybe a relationship? Well something that may not necessarily come to mind, but certainly should, is a logo. A great logo means...[MORE]

     
Carlie Miller  

The Shift from the Retail Store to the Retail Experience   January 9, 2018
by Carlie Miller

When I first moved to Chicago 8 years ago, I would take trips to the grocery store weekly where I would browse the aisles until I checked off everything on my list. Today, my trips to the grocery store involve the same aisle browsing, but now to get to the...[MORE]

     
Becka Bates  

BatesMeron Ranks as a Global Leader in Clutch 2017 List   January 2, 2018
by Becka Bates

  It wasn’t easy, but we hung on to this news for a little while so we can start 2018 off on the right foot. It’s with tremendous honor that we’re able to announce that we’ve been named as a top creative agency in Clutch’s annual rankings for the second year...[MORE]

     
Katie Baird  

Dear Santa: The BMSD Holiday Wish List   December 19, 2017
by Katie Baird

As a team of creatives, we spend all of our time absorbing rad stuff—be it cool designs, cool products or cool inspiration that we can draw from to do awesome work for our clients. Not everything we find gets parlayed into client work though. We gotta save some of that...[MORE]

     
Melissa Muñoz  

Wrapping Up 2017   December 12, 2017
by Melissa Muñoz

What do you get when you offer BatesMeroners an opportunity to hear from creatives on their biggest takeaways from 2017? A very excited staff, that’s what. Last week, our friends at Palmer Printing offered us the opportunity to do just that—plus a surprise finale we’re excited to share with all...[MORE]