Tag Archives: BMSD

Becka Bates  

6 Questions for Maggie Curran   February 16, 2018

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. I interviewed Maggie as part of our 6 Questions feature: Continue Reading

     
Katie Baird  

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

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 cool stuff for ourselves. Last year we collected some of Continue Reading

     
Becka Bates  

6 Questions for Leah Cho   October 24, 2017

Meet the newest member of the BatesMeron team, Leah Cho! Leah comes to us fresh from Boston University, where she graduated with a BS in Marketing and Strategy & Innovation. She joins our team as an account coordinator. I interviewed Leah as part of our 6 Questions feature: a series of one-on-one interviews with people we work with who’ve made us Continue Reading

     
Melissa Muñoz  

Summer Bucket List   June 28, 2016

This time last summer BatesMeron was hard at work researching, writing and designing a summer bucket list postcard for one of our favorite clients, the ultra fast and reliable RCN Chicago. This lineup of warm-weather fun came to mind over the weekend as I was prepping my planner, penciling in summer greatness—so naturally I plucked it from our archives to Continue Reading

     
Carlie Miller  

Highlights From the Paper Show   October 13, 2015

On October 5th, our student designer Nicole and I attended the 2015 Chicago Paper Show sponsored by Veritiv at the Westin Chicago. We made our way through booths of over a dozen paper mill companies, including Neenah Paper, Mohawk, and Finch, among several others. There were samples galore, ranging from small pieces to large, coated to uncoated, classic to synthetic, and I Continue Reading

     
Becka Bates  

6 Questions for: Courtney Wright   March 17, 2015

Courtney Wright is the founder and president of CDW Merchants, a leading provider of retail displays and packaging. Courtney exudes creativity through her entrepreneurship, personality and numerous projects. Her love for creativity means lots of fun projects for BatesMeron, like a unique marketing tool for CDW Merchants and Courtney’s stylish new website. I interviewed Courtney as part of our 6 Continue Reading

     
Todd Pierce  

10 Things I’ve Learned From Working with Women   September 16, 2014

I’ve worked at BatesMeron for the better part of my graphic design career. While working here, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside some amazing and talented people. I say “people,” because the BatesMeron team is comprised of about the same number of women and men. However, within the creative department (i.e. writers and designers only), that ratio shifts to more like 4 women Continue Reading

     
Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: In Reflection   August 8, 2014

Friends, I cannot believe it’s already the last day of my BatesMeron internship, but I guess it’s a good thing to feel sad about work ending! I’m leaving here knowing that I was very lucky to work here with such fantastic people. Connecting with coworkers, improving my design skills, participating in meetings and brainstorms, and being welcomed into this family-like team was such an Continue Reading

     
Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: Preparing for August   July 18, 2014

Though we are only halfway into the month of July, it sure does feel as if August is right around the corner. The reason is probably because August is a big month for everyone here at BatesMeron, including myself. Moving day is drawing near! Though we are all ecstatic about having larger and better space, there is a lot to get done. I Continue Reading

     
Josey Yun  

Insights From the Intern: Diving In   July 10, 2014

Time goes by fast when you’re enjoying yourself at BatesMeron! I’m almost halfway done with my internship and the sweetness still hasn’t worn off. Learning from the best is always a privilege, and being able to watch the process of great designs being born is indescribably awesome. These days, I’ve been getting more involved in testing my own skills and abilities. Continue Reading