Happy National Donut Day

June 1, 2012

Whether you spell it doughnut or donut, we can all agree that they are worthy of celebration. Anyone who places a design order in the month of June can request a free Anda donut button. It doesn’t taste as good as the real thing, but it will remind you to eat more donuts. Read more about National… Read More >

The Era of Design

May 31, 2012

According to a recent article in Forbes Magazine, we are living in the era of design. Businesses now recognize the value and importance of good design in the marketplace. Designers will tell you it goes beyond this, whether it’s design for business or personal use. We enjoy making things look good, not just pointing out… Read More >

This American Life live at a theater near you

May 9, 2012

Ira Glass’ radio show This American Life will be aired live to movie theaters across the US tomorrow, May 10 at 7pm. The title of the show is Things You Can’t Do on the Radio and includes David Sedaris and OK Go among the line-up of guests. Locally, it will be shown at the St. Louis Mills theater,… Read More >

Extra! Extra! Labor Tribune launches new website.

May 8, 2012

Anda Creative recently designed and developed the new website for the Labor Tribune weekly news publication. Besides a more organized and fresh, new look, the website also provides breaking news, archived stories, social media access and subscription information.  www.labortribune.com

Only 336 new Pantone colors. Sigh.

May 4, 2012

Pantone® has released 336 new colors into its Pantone Matching System Plus Series, bringing the series total to 1,677 colors. Anda had big plans to work 337 new colors into a design project, but we just couldn’t complete our vision without that extra special color. Back to the drawing board. Even without that extra special 337th color, we can… Read More >

The St. Louis Cardinals turn from red to green

April 26, 2012

In support of Earth Day, the St. Louis Cardinals will show their green by celebrating Green Week, April 24 through April 29! Back Forty Creative will be in attendance to support the Cardinals and Green Week tomorrow. Read more on the St. Louis Cardinals website.

National Poem In Your Pocket Day

Today is national Poem In Your Pocket Day, so we’ve written a few art/design-related poems for anybody’s pockets.  The idea is to select a poem you like, put it in your pocket and share it throughout the day with co-workers, family, friends and enemies who will then become your friend after hearing your poem. Use one of ours or make… Read More >

Pantone chairs

April 15, 2012

I saw these chairs somewhere in Chicago’s Gold Coast, er, Pantone 871 Coast neighborhood last weekend.

Makalu California™ Website and Facebook Page

February 7, 2012

Dynasty Footwear has produced and released their website and Facebook page for the Makalu California™ product line. Visit them at www.makalucalifornia.com and like them on Facebook! To read more about Anda’s branding and design work with the Makalu California product line, visit our previous post.

London Underground Rebranding Project

February 6, 2012

Anda Creative recently finished working on a rebranding project with Dynasty Footwear. The existing brand needed a facelift (or in this case, a footlift), including a logo redesign, new displays and packaging. The project debuted at last week’s Spring Fashion Footwear Association show in NYC.  We’d like to give a special thanks to Matt Summers-Sparks,… Read More >