Category Archives: BatesMeron

Carlie Miller  

Instagrammable Pop-Up Events | A 29Rooms Review   July 31, 2018

If you’ve been scrolling around Instagram or Facebook the last few months, you’ve probably noticed ads for (or pictures from) experiential pop-up events appearing in your newsfeed. These events, 29Rooms by women’s lifestyle website Refinery29 and wndr’s Infinity Mirror Room, are marketed as unique installations to “fuel your imagination” and to “explore a new genre of immersive experience.”     Catering Continue Reading

Becka Bates  

6 Questions for Dan Corry   July 23, 2018

Meet Dan Corry, BatesMeron’s newest design intern! As an incoming senior at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Dan is majoring in Advertising with a distinct love for graphic design. Dan’s passion and energy are a welcome addition to our team and we’re so excited to see what he creates. I interviewed Dan as part of our 6 Questions feature: a Continue Reading

Joshua P. Ferguson  

Brand Tribalism: The Good, The Bad and the Community   July 17, 2018

  I had a creative director not too long ago who loved to talk about people finding their tribe. It was his shorthand to explain both human instinct and consumer instinct, to refresh our marketing minds about self-identity and the role brands play. Then, tribe seemed to me like a hippy-dippy term that gave our work an air of gravitas Continue Reading

Leah Cho  

Moving Forward with Solstice FWD   July 10, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the digital innovation summit Solstice FWD 2018: Being Human. It was incredible. Although everyone enjoys walking away with some cool freebies (as seen below), I truly had an educational, inspiring and genuinely fun day hearing intelligent speakers, networking with other attendees and getting hands-on interactive experience with new technology.   Continue Reading

Matt Roman  

A Craft of Your Own   July 3, 2018

I recently attended CreativeMornings’ breakfast lecture series for the month of June featuring Adé Hogue, a designer and lettering artist. He delivered a personal reflection on this month’s theme of “Craft” and what that means to him, outlining three key steps of creating a craft for yourself to pursue: define, develop, share. What struck me as most interesting was the Continue Reading

Melissa Muñoz  

Queer Eye for Creatives   June 26, 2018

Thanks to the Queer Eye reboot, my Grinch-heart has grown three sizes this season. Everyone I know, myself included, seems to be in love with these sweet, quick-witted, ultra-stylish men. So much so, in fact, that I have been on the hunt for ways I can sneak even more of their good-natured, Oprah-level ah-ha moments into my life outside of Netflix Continue Reading

Maggie Curran  

The Inspiring Work of Our Most Charitable Clients   June 20, 2018

One of the best parts of working for BatesMeron is that there’s something to love about each of our clients. We work with brands that are witty, hardworking, honest and exciting, and get the opportunity to make them even better with our branding and marketing expertise. It’s an essential part of Our Manifesto: we intentionally work with clients who share Continue Reading

Becka Bates  

6 Questions for Alison Chiyong Kim   June 11, 2018

Meet the newest BatesMeron design intern, Alison Chiyong Kim! Alison is heading into her junior year at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, working towards a BFA with an emphasis in Visual Communications, New Media and Art and Technology Studies. Her passion and knowledge of all things art and design make her a perfect fit for our team. Continue Reading

Katie Baird  

We’re Sweet for These 8 Honey Packaging Designs   June 5, 2018

Here at BatesMeron, bees and honey are something we hold close to our collective heart. They’re a symbol for our hard work, team work and knack for creating buzz for our clients’ brands. However, meaning to us aside, honey is a truly incredible substance. It’s not only integral to keeping a beehive heathy and thriving, it’s also a highly nutritious Continue Reading

Todd Pierce  

Collaboration Makes BMSD Work   May 29, 2018

Collaboration is a word that we all heard as freshmen in college. You know, being in those common rooms or classes and being told that if we all work together, we can change the world. However silly of a concept it may have seemed, one of the biggest factors that contributes to our success at BatesMeron is whether or not Continue Reading