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P is for Poster!

October 8, 2014 | buchanandesign

Our latest poster gallery showcases our love for type and illustration. The challenge was to take a letter from the alphabet and bring it to life through illustration. Have a favorite poster? Visit our Facebook page to vote by liking it.

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Soft Touch Aqueous & Spot Gloss UV

May 3, 2013 | buchanandesign

Just completed the invitation design for the UCSD Alumni Celebration black-tie event—this year’s theme is “Imagine More”. The selected concept begins with the simple words growing and expanding into a modern, organic pattern, creating an elegant and sophisticated invitation. We started by flooding the sheet with a solid hit of black. We wanted to emphasize […]

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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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A New Brand Takes Flight

March 15, 2013 | buchanandesign

One of the many pleasures of working at Buchanan Design is the opportunity to learn about different products and industries that I would otherwise know nothing about. Recently we worked on designing the identity and stationery for Velo Aviation. This is a company that buys, sells, and brokers commercial airplane parts all over the world. […]

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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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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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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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The Brightest Season

June 25, 2012 | buchanandesign

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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