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Exciting changes at Buchanan Design

January 13, 2016 | buchanandesign

As we enter a new year filled with new possibilities, I want to share some of our excitement for the future of Buchanan Design. My philosophy has always been, if you’re making the effort to do something important – don’t compromise – make the investment and do it right. Don’t wing it and certainly don’t […]

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Using Paint and Concept to Help a Cause

October 17, 2014 | buchanandesign

Earlier this month we were approached by LINK, an AIGA San Diego program that brings the arts to high school students, to customize a “Foomi” vinyl doll for their fundraising event. We were honored to have been selected along with other influential designers and artists from Southern California. It was the perfect opportunity to bring […]

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Welcome Jason!

June 12, 2014 | buchanandesign

Now that Ryan is focusing all his time between San Francisco and San Diego behind the lens, we set out to find a new designer to join the BD team. After countless resumes and portfolio reviews, Jason stood out and is now calling Buchanan Design home. We think of ourselves as a work family, so […]

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Saying Goodbye

May 22, 2014 | buchanandesign

This spring, we happily took in another SDSU student as one of our interns. There’s never a shortage of talented designers from our favorite alma mater. For only a handful of months, Dana tackled quite a bit of projects which ranged from developing a logo for an elementary school book publisher to helping us stencil […]

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The Bright-Eyed Intern

May 15, 2013 | buchanandesign

For the past 3 months, we had the pleasure of working with our recent intern Adolfo Perez. We had absolute fun getting to know Adolfo while he worked on several projects for the studio. Adolfo only has one more year left at San Diego State before he storms the “real world”. Watch out for him! […]

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Game On!

April 12, 2013 | buchanandesign

As we say goodbye to last year’s seasonal series, we switched it up this season to have fun with toys and games. Our graphic designers had fun representing their favorite one! We chose the brightest of color swatches: red (Pantone 1795), yellow (Pantone 109), blue (Pantone 3005), and green (Pantone 355). In honor of our […]

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I got the beat!

January 14, 2013 | buchanandesign

i have to say this year’s gift took me completely by surprise… i was given the option to pick the spot for lunch, had to go with smashburger, and that of course wasn’t a surprise. joey and jessica made a tiramisu cake, and while it was a slight surprise, i don’t think it’s a secret […]

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Destination For Good

July 6, 2012 | admin

everyone enjoys a great vacation with the family, i know i do, but typically, we don’t think about using vacation time to give back. perhaps it’s because we think of vacation as a reward for “us” or we simply want to relax and get away from it all… well, my vacation planning process changed after […]

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The Brightest Season

June 25, 2012 | admin

It’s shining a little brighter in our design studio with our new round of seasonal posters marking the summer. Our graphic designers hand-picked Pantone colors 563 (teal), 151 (orange), 123 (yellow), and 631 (aqua). These vibrant color swatches were randomly drawn from a hat by Bobby, Joey, Angiee (me), and Ryan. While Joey, Ryan, and […]

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AIGA Leadership Retreat: Salt Lake City

May 29, 2012 | buchanandesign

Just returned from a fantastic AIGA Leadership retreat in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’m always excited to visit a new city, primarily for the food, but also for the culture. Salt Lake City was expansive; it was friendly, it was historic, and it was a lot of fun. Most of the fun came from the variety […]

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