Tag Archives: brainstorming


Better Brainstorming   June 30, 2015

AIGA recently released some tips to help improve brainstorming sessions—and while reading the piece, I found myself agreeing with many of the points. I’ve always enjoyed the process of a good group brainstorm, but this article helped open my eyes to ways that the creative process of collaboration can be made better. The article starts by identifying several faults in the Continue Reading

Josey Yun  

Insights from the Intern: Loco for Logos   July 25, 2014

Exciting things are taking place, my friends! This week, I was assigned to collect design ideas for a new project—a logo for a series of workshops taking place at a well-known local business. I don’t want to give too much away just yet, but I’m so stoked for this opportunity. Logos are so much fun to develop and create, but they’re deceptively difficult as Continue Reading

Todd Pierce  

Two Creatives Are Better Than One   April 1, 2014

It’s one thing to create a team but an entirely other thing to create teamwork. At BatesMeron, we believe that operating as a team increases our performance and allows us to produce our best work. But our team’s collaboration isn’t something that just happened over night. The teamwork at our office exists because it’s part of our BatesMeron DNA, part Continue Reading

Melanie Davis  

Creative Lessons from Running   June 18, 2013

When I’m not sitting at my BatesMeron desk, writing headlines and blog posts, you can often find me running on Chicago’s lakefront path. I love running, and beyond giving me Beyoncé Legs (© Becka Bates), running has helped me become a better worker and creative thinker. It seems a bit counterintuitive that an activity where you just run in a Continue Reading