Fun Day for a Great Cause

September 16, 2011 | buchanandesign

This year the BD crew was out on the golf course taking pictures. Officially it was the Detour Photography 18th Hole, but all of us were proudly wearing shirts and hats from the BD FALL COLLECTION. It was a collaborative effort making this happen. Ryan was behind the camera, I was the photo file courier […]



June 13, 2011 | buchanandesign

Last week I was in Minneapolis for the AIGA leadership retreat. AIGA is The Professional Association for Design and this was my first time in Minnesota. Arrived on Wednesday and hit the floor running on thursday morning. Each day was loaded with insightful presentations, break-out sessions, and new people to meet from around the country. […]


How Does Your Garden Grow?

August 5, 2010 | buchanandesign

Over the weekend, we had a first here at BD—we all teamed up to plant a garden. It was actually Bobby’s idea to have a Garden Party at my new house (The CottageTM) so that made me feel slightly less bad when he showed up with his family on a Saturday and proceeded to stand […]


Y-Conference #15

April 16, 2010 | buchanandesign

I have attended every Y conference, (except #2), and every year I walk away inspired and excited about our amazing industry. This year’s conference was no exception, the line-up was amazing and I had the opportunity to rub elbows with some of the greatest names in our industry. I even had the privilege of being […]


It’s starting to click

October 19, 2009 | buchanandesign

I was recently in Las Vegas where I attended Photoshop World, a 3-day Photoshop and digital photography conference with classes taught from the industries leading experts. So much knowledge and insight from the panel of instructors that ranged from authors to designers to pro photographers, all excited to share their years of experience. I took […]



September 22, 2009 | buchanandesign

If you were around the Coronado municipal golf course last week Wednesday you would have heard plenty of FORE’s from the BD crew. We teed off in a charity golf tournament supporting FreshStart, an organization that provides free reconstructive plastic surgery and related medical services to disadvantaged children and young people with physical deformities. One […]


Ice Cream Thursday?

August 21, 2009 | buchanandesign

Yesterday we eagerly awaited the 2 o’clock start of our buildings annual “Ice Cream Social”. Banana splits on the house? All the toppings—hot fudge, nuts, sprinkles, whip cream, and a cherry. All we had to bring was our appetite and sweet tooth, the rest was there for the takin’. After our chocolate & vanilla fill, […]


IHRSA 2009

April 3, 2009 | buchanandesign

I was recently in San Francisco for the IHRSA show—the big fitness show of the year. I arrived on Tuesday afternoon and headed to a wine and cheese event hosted by Western Athletic Clubs. The event was created to bring awareness to their most recent acquisition and to raise money for Muscular Distrophy Assoc. WAC […]