Category Archives: BatesMeron

Nina Altadonna  

Everyone’s a Poet: Finding and Spreading Words   July 1, 2014

I love Chipotle. Not only because of the delicious guacamole and chicken burrito bowls I customize to tasty perfection, but because of their food packaging. If you haven’t noticed, the world’s favorite fast food burrito chain (in my opinion) is printing poems, philosophy notes, short stories and intelligent musings all over their bags and cups in a series called “Cultivating Continue Reading

Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: Facing Fears   June 27, 2014

They say, “Practice makes perfect!” and I’m a big believer in that. This week, I faced something I dreaded the most…mounting. I don’t want to complain here—if anything, I am truly grateful—but the one thing I always got criticized for in class was my craftsmanship. Even if I were to design something that I found satisfying and pleasing to the eye, presenting Continue Reading


The BatesMeron Cup: USA vs. Germany   June 26, 2014

We hope you caught today’s less-than-impressive World Cup match between the United States and Germany. While we’re not thrilled with the loss, we’re over the moon to see our national team make it to the knockout stage. And despite what the final score says, Americans are winners, on and off the field. The evidence is below:

Fred Schaaf  

Adidas’ World Cup Cross-Marketing   June 24, 2014

We’re in the thick of the World Cup, and us BatesMeron-ers cannot get enough of it. Hopefully, you’ve caught the first two USA matches so far, or at the very least caught Todd’s blog about World Cup jerseys the other week. We aren’t the only ones with World Cup fever. Adidas has struck gold with its fantastic cross-marketing campaign that combines the passion for the beautiful Continue Reading

Josey Yun  

Insights from the Intern: Putting the Sweet in BatesMeron Sweet Design   June 20, 2014

Well friends, I’m proud to say that your homegirl finished her first week of working at BatesMeron. Other than the name itself, BatesMeron has so many things that are special and well, SWEET! 1. Websites like Pinterest and Tumblr are accepted here. I find myself spending many hours at home looking at images on Tumblr and Pinterest for fun or when I’m Continue Reading


Just a Taste…of Superpower   June 19, 2014

As always, we’re cookin’ up some interesting and saucy work at the BatesMeron office. Right now it happens to involve superheroes, interactive fun and a piggybank. Unfortunately, we can’t let the cat out of the bag, but here’s a few clues.  

Becka Bates  

6 Questions for: Michelle Truong   June 16, 2014

Michelle Truong is a Senior Communications Analyst at the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization. This year, she was our go-to person for a variety of large-scale collateral for OCC’s pinnacle event, the Options Industry Conference. I interviewed Michelle as part of our 6 Questions feature: a series of interviews with people we work with who inspire us to Continue Reading

Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: Week 1   June 13, 2014

Hey, friends and viewers! It’s Josey here, introducing myself as the summer graphic design intern at BatesMeron Sweet Design. I have successfully completed my first day at work and let me tell ya, by the end of the day of work, there were already several things I picked up. Feeling lost and confused during my first production meeting in the Continue Reading


Which BMSDer are you?   June 12, 2014

Happy Thursday! Discover which BMSDer you are most like and revel in how awesome you are. [playbuzz-game game=””]

Todd Pierce  

Pitch Perfection: 2014 World Cup Jersey Designs   June 10, 2014

In just two days, the greatest soccer/football/futbol spectacle will kick off—literally. I’m, of course, referring to soccer’s biggest event, the World Cup. For the first time in its 64-year history, World Cup will be hosted by Brazil—a soccer powerhouse with some of the world’s most passionate fans and five World Cup titles to its name. In the years leading up to World Cup, Continue Reading