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Anna Woodward  

Our Inaugural BeeTreat Company Workshop   January 3, 2017
by Anna Woodward

What features giant foam dice, prizes in the form of stuffed diseases, laughing and lots and lots of candy? A BatesMeron BeeTreat, of course! As BatesMeron grows and changes, we face new hurdles and challenges as a team. Tackling those challenges head on with a positive attitude is the BatesMeron...[MORE]

     
Todd Pierce  

Get Ready 2017: BMSD New Year’s Resolutions   December 20, 2016
by Todd Pierce

It’s that time of year again, when you sit around with family and friends and discuss your hopes and dreams for the upcoming year. New Year’s resolutions are kind of like a drunk uncle. You know you shouldn’t take him too seriously, but you can’t help but laugh and play along...[MORE]

     
Carlie Miller  

Why We’re Loving Spotify’s New Ad Campaign   December 13, 2016
by Carlie Miller

As a wrap-up to the weirdness that has been 2016, Spotify has debuted a unique out-of-home ad campaign this week and it’s turning heads. Spotify’s internal creative team combed through users’ data for the year and pulled out informational tidbits that are both intriguing and hilarious. They formed the basis for its “It’s...[MORE]

     
Katie Baird  

Graphic Designer Holiday Gift Wish List   December 6, 2016
by Katie Baird

Since the season of giving is upon us, I thought it would be fun to do a round-up of some of my favorite design-related holiday gift ideas. These picks are perfect for that special graphic designer in your life. (And Santa, if you’re reading this, here are some great hints of...[MORE]

     
Joshua P. Ferguson  

Inspiration Information: 7 Podcasts for Creatives   November 29, 2016
by Joshua P. Ferguson

As creatives who are tasked with generating clever ideas, copy and designs for clients daily, we all need a little inspiration to keep us on top of our game. At BatesMeron, our designers are Pinterest pros with endless boards dedicated to color, design, typography and client-specific needs. As an office,...[MORE]

     
Tarah Kraft  

Sharing the Thanksgiving Spirit   November 22, 2016
by Tarah Kraft

Let’s face it, 2016 hasn’t been the greatest. We lost some of the greatest musicians in the form of David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen, and amazing athletes such as Jose Fernandez, Muhammad Ali and Arnold Palmer. And don’t even get me started on the deaths of Gene Wilder and...[MORE]

     
Melissa Leonard  

Teamwork: BMSD On Working Together   November 15, 2016
by Melissa Leonard

“We have a big week ahead of us—it’s crunch time.”  This is a sentiment commonly heard around our small but mighty agency. Like most, we navigate our days with hard deadlines, full to-do lists and jam-packed calendars. The challenge at hand for us typically lies in wanting to create stunning, impactful work...[MORE]

     
Anna Woodward  

The Art of the Presidential Campaign Poster   November 8, 2016
by Anna Woodward

Happy Election Day! Don’t worry, we won’t get political on you. Instead, we’re discussing a more fun aspect of the elections—presidential campaign posters. In doing research for this blog post, I was hoping to find a collection of really awesome, inspiring designs. I did find a few of those, but...[MORE]

     
Todd Pierce  

The World Series: Logos from Our Favorite Pastime   November 1, 2016
by Todd Pierce

Since the World Series is underway (and my team, the St. Louis Cardinals, is sitting this year out), I thought I’d use my time wisely and look into the history of World Series logos. Thanks to sportslogos.net, I was able to track them all down and share them with you...[MORE]

     
Carlie Miller  

BMSD LaCroix Flavor Challenge   October 25, 2016
by Carlie Miller

For the love of LaCroix If you open the fridge at BatesMeron on any given day, you’ll find an assortment of junk food, lunches, bagels and, perhaps most importantly, cans upon cans of LaCroix. A good number of the BatesMeron folks have taken a liking (or rather, an obsession? an...[MORE]