Tag Archives: print

Melissa Muñoz  

2018 Project Vision Board   February 6, 2018

2018 is now in full effect and while a considerable portion of my energy these days goes into talking myself off the couch and out of my hooded electric blanket with sleeves, I know deep down that this is going to be an exciting year full of new projects and  opportunities. Yes, it’s time to rally, shake the frost and Continue Reading

Katie Baird  

Unboxing Parse & Parcel Spring 2017   May 23, 2017

  Here at BatesMeron, we have a deep love for all things print and paper. So, when we found about about the subscription service Parse & Parcel, we had to sign up and see what it was all about. Parse & Parcel delivers quarterly boxes of paper inspiration to help give designers a better understanding of paper and print production techniques. Included in Continue Reading

Joshua P. Ferguson  

Why Print Matters: Vinyl Edition   October 12, 2016

We care a lot about print at BatesMeron. It’s one of the ways that we help set our clients apart in a world dominated by digital. We feel there’s still a lot to love about the paper, texture, color and the myriad unique ways we can make a design stand out. And our clients agree. It helps make their print pieces 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

Fred Schaaf  

On My Doorstep Every Morning   September 9, 2014

Many people don’t understand why I still read the daily newspaper. I get both Chicago papers delivered to my doorstep each morning and on some Sundays I even add The New York Times to my pile. People are often boggled by the fact that I pay for this service. (I’m sure they’d be appalled to learn I tip the delivery Continue Reading


Unconventional Content   March 27, 2014

We like to keep the library here at BMSD chock-full of inspirational goodies. So, when we stumbled upon an unusual graphic novel, Building Stories, last weekend at a local bookstore, we just HAD to add it to our collection. Building Stories, created by American cartoonist Chris Ware, comes as a box set with several different pieces: 14 bound books, fold outs, Continue Reading


How to Enjoy the Chicago Flower & Garden Show   March 18, 2014

Your cheat sheet to enjoying the 2014 Chicago Flower & Garden Show is here. To help show regulars, newbies and curious Chicagoans make the most of the annual event held at Navy Pier, BatesMeron created a colorful infographic full of tips and to-dos for visiting the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. From a packed schedule of chef demonstrations to a Continue Reading