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LAS VEGAS

September 23, 2011 | buchanandesign

So most people may find this hard to believe, but i’ve never (really) been to Vegas. I was there a couple years back for a day meeting, but I flew in and flew out without exploring any part of vegas. I stayed at the MGM Grand and apparently came in and out through the back […]

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The New BuchananDesign.com

September 20, 2011 | buchanandesign

It’s official, buchanandesign.com has a “NEW LOOK” and is no longer a flash site. It feels like yesterday when we were all excited to launch our previous site but lots has changed in a couple years. We needed to keep up with technology and the many types of mobile devices out there. We also wanted […]

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CHECK IT.

September 19, 2011 | buchanandesign

Today is the first day of Prostate Cancer Awareness Week and Genesis Healthcare Partners asked us to develop a campaign to increase the awareness and importance of prostate cancer screening for men over 40. I initially thought this would have to be a very institutional campaign, but after doing some research, we realized bold and […]

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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 […]

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Embossing & Debossing

August 16, 2011 | buchanandesign

Essentially the same thing, embossing raises the paper surface up and debossing pushes the paper surface down. The technique to use is based on the design and the feel you want to achieve. Both require a metal die that combined with heat and pressure will produce amazing results. The ultimate reason for using any of […]

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Calling all Chocoholics!

July 22, 2011 | buchanandesign

Dallmann is officially open for business at the Flower Hill Mall in Del Mar. We started this company branding journey with Bella Valencia, Chocolatier and Owner of Dallmann in the fall of 2010. We began by creating a new identity which was inspired by many of the wonderful photos of her grandfather and his shop […]

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I’M BAAAACK!

July 19, 2011 | buchanandesign

After a short-lived job hunt, I was absolutely excited to get a call from Bobby asking how things were going. It appears I made a BIG impression on the Buchanan Design team during my internship and they thought of me when the Junior Designer position opened—I was more than happy to grab the opportunity right […]

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Design CAN Help

July 14, 2011 | buchanandesign

We recently designed the logo for Cranio Angel Network (CAN) started by Sheila Grantham. Her daughter Avery was diagnosed with Craniosynostosis, a birth defect that requires surgery to correct. Symptoms of Craniosynostosis are often dismissed and early diagnosis is crucial to providing adequate treatment. Fortunately for Avery, her mommy was persistent and finally found the […]

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BOWHAUS

June 17, 2011 | buchanandesign

AIGA San Diego is embarking on a new community outreach project called Bowhaus and we will be in charge of all communications. This will be similar to the Hearts in San Francisco or the Cows on Parade in Chicago. Local and regional artists will be given the opportunity to create the most unique and artistic […]

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mih-nuh-SOE-tuh

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. […]

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