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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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Fall back!

November 5, 2012 | buchanandesign

the FALL poster series is up in the office—just in time for the changing of leaves and the smell of pumpkin pie. we have always produced the posters to keep the creative juices flowing and to see how each one of us interprets the theme, in this case FALL. however, we added a competitive twist […]

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Introducing Pacific Arts Movement

November 1, 2012 | buchanandesign

Today is the start of the 13th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival. Aside from being a big fan of asian cinema, I am extra excited for this festival as it will be the first that the San Diego Asian Film Foundation will be hosting under their new name and identity: Pacific Arts Movement. Earlier […]

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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2012 | buchanandesign

We took first place for the 2nd year in a row in our office building pumpkin carving competition. We won a free lunch for the BD crew! Inspired by my son’s luchadore costume, I carved a Buchanan Design lucha-lantern complete with the Buchanan Design crown. We have named the pumpkin La Naranja Furiosa! -Joey  

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Horses + Performers = Valitar™

October 15, 2012 | buchanandesign

I wasn’t much of a horse person but all this has changed after we were hired to brand a new show called Valitar™ that will debut in Del Mar, California and travel across the United States. Imaging the very best of horse skills combined with world-class horse performers, aerialists, acrobats, and dancers. Then multiply that […]

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Teaching Artist Institute San Diego

October 3, 2012 | buchanandesign

It’s not often that our design studio gets an opportunity to work with art-related non-profit organizations. When this creative design project presented itself, our graphic designers jumped on it right away, or I should say, Orange Tree Project (OTP) said “yes” to the new creative challenge. All of our pro-bono branding projects now fall under […]

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Jammin’ with BlackBerry

September 28, 2012 | buchanandesign

The opportunity to work on branding a BlackBerry global campaign was exciting from the start. They wanted to establish a brand look for a campaign aimed specifically at the developer community to coincide with the launch of the BlackBerry 10 platform. RIM (parent company name) came in with the campaign name, Jam, a fun play […]

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Canter Companies: Before & After

August 2, 2012 | buchanandesign

Andrew Canter came to us with a simple request, update their corporate branding and identity, to better reflect their business today and future strategic goals. It was obvious to see that a new brand image would be needed, followed by a stationery system, print collateral look, and website designs. I say website designs because Canter […]

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That’s Soe High School

July 17, 2012 | buchanandesign

Well, in this case, it really was. Bledsoe recently came to Buchanan Design with an image branding project that was specific to the high school football lineman. The company developed and designed a knee brace specifically for this target market. It was the first time the company embarked on a project that was for this […]

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Destination For Good

July 6, 2012 | buchanandesign

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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