Tag Archives: BMSD

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


April Showers Bring May Awards   May 1, 2014

The BatesMeron team is tickled to announce that we’ve won not just one but three 2014 Communicator Awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Communicator Awards is one of the largest and most competitive awards programs of its kind that honors the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and Continue Reading


An Evening in Bloom   March 20, 2014

Last Friday the team at BatesMeron was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at spring! No, this doesn’t mean we have the ins with Mother Nature, and we, too, have no clue when this Chicago weather will get its act together. But it does mean that we got to enjoy, explore and experience the fun of the 2014 Chicago Continue Reading


BMSD is thankful for Kung Fu Panda, Tootsie Rolls and Spellcheck   November 26, 2013

Whether you’re thankful for family, friends, good health or good food, we can all agree, Thanksgiving is an important time to appreciate the big things, little things and everything in-between. With Thanksgiving only two days away, the BatesMeron team couldn’t help but take some time to share what we are all thankful for. (Naturally, we opted to share the in-between.) Continue Reading

Nina Altadonna  

What Is Your Type Saying?   July 23, 2013

Typefaces. Fonts. Character style. I have to say, as a writer, I have a profound love for not only what words say but also how they look. You can’t blame me though. With so many different fonts and type characteristics to choose from, I just want the meaning of my words to have some extra support from their appearance. For Continue Reading