Tag Archives: BMSD

Becka Bates  

6 Questions for: I.M. Lerner   July 8, 2014

We are beyond thrilled to congratulate our client, partner and friend, I.M. Lerner, on the publication of the second book in her Under the Staircase children’s book series, The Hidden Entrance. We are again honored to have helped her bring this vision to life through illustration, design and layout.  I interviewed I.M. as part of our 6 Questions feature: a series of interviews to Continue Reading


AMERICA   July 3, 2014

Happy Independence Day from the team at BatesMeron! We thought we’d exercise our First Amendment rights and share what the United States of America means to us: Todd Who is the most American person/character? Tim Howard What is your Fourth of July beverage of choice? Miller Lite What are you wearing for the holiday? Team USA soccer jersey and jean shorts Nina Who is 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

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

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

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


Get to know Chuck   June 5, 2014

If you haven’t heard, BMSD has recently welcomed a new member to our team, Chuck Sanchez. Taking the reins of our account service department, Chuck brings more than 10 years of marketing, public relations and account service experience to his role here. Although Chuck has been a pal of BatesMeron’s for years, we realized that not everybody knows this friendly Continue Reading


A Very Bates Birthday   May 22, 2014

With the end of May comes the celebration of Bates! Yes, it’s that time of year again: Kris and Becka’s birthdays! To kick off this joyous occasion we couldn’t help but turn to our blog and, of course, include some throwback photos! The team at BatesMeron invites you to help celebrate these important days by wishing Becka and Kris each Continue Reading

Rachel Skybetter  

The Wonderful World of Words   May 13, 2014

Eating is one of my favorite things to do. I have a Google document where I keep track of restaurants I want to visit, then dutifully check them off as I slowly make my way through it. I’ll try almost anything once, but like most people, I harbor a few food aversions: pickled items, soggy green beans and things that look too Continue Reading

Melissa Muñoz  

Finding Creative Escapes   May 6, 2014

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. – Edward de Bono As a group of writers, designers and just plain crazy-fun individuals we are always hungry for new inspiration, original approaches and all things fantastic or unusual. This is our creative fuel. Some days we find our fuel in an interesting Continue Reading