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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]

     
Leah Cho  

Brand Collaborations: Something Old, Something New   December 5, 2017
by leah

In today’s internet-driven world, we see trends come and go faster than those short-lived knee-high converse or wedged sneakers. With my own eye for fashion and family members in the industry, I follow a variety of brands for both their classic lines and special editions. Watching these brands, you notice...[MORE]

     
Anna Woodward  

The Mag Mile Festival of Lights Parade   November 28, 2017
by Anna Woodward

We’ve worked with the Chicago Flower & Garden Show team since 2012, providing everything from a full rebrand to yearly show themes and marketing. The Flower Show has been a part of the city’s cultural landscape since the 1800’s and we’re happy to help bring about the Chicago tradition year...[MORE]