Category Archives: cool thing

Bright Bright Great Invited to Present at Chicago Innovation Exchange

Bright Bright Great was thrilled to be invited to speak recently at the University of Chicago‘s Chicago Innovation Exchange at an open event centered on helping entrepreneurs build better brands. Our Creative Director, Jason Schwartz, and Marketing Director, Nick Lush, were both on hand to give a short presentation on some of BBG’s past work in […]

Bright Bright Great Joins The Secret Handshake in NYC

The BBG team recently went to New York City to help to run The Secret Handshake conference at the Art Directors Club in Manhattan. It always recharges our batteries to help with these events and to get a little inspiration from the speakers, young professionals and students we meet. We had a great time meeting the 200 […]

BBG Prepares for The Secret Handshake Conference in NYC

The Secret Handshake conference makes its way to Art Directors Club in Manhattan, NY next week (Oct 2 & 3) and the team here at BBG is anxiously awaiting our trip out to the East Coast to once again meet with talented industry professionals and aspiring designers from all over the country. Tickets are still available […]

New Music Video For Jennifer Hall’s “Make It Out Alive”

BBG’s art director Alex Sheyn worked nights and weekends, alongside fellow creators Jordan Balderas and Elaine Short, to create the new music video for Jennifer Hall’s new single “Make It Out Alive” from her newly-released, self-titled EP. The video went from idea, to plan, to project, to the full-HD 4K video you see above. With limited budget […]

Avondale Type Co.’s ATC Ripley Lends Style to K-Swiss’ ‘The Board’ Campaign

With a massive thanks to our friends at The Designers’ Foundry for the assist, we were stoked to find Avondale Type Co.‘s very own ATC Ripley adorning K-Swiss’ new The Board social campaign. The Board campaign centers around 100 of the most creative entrepreneurs, hand-selected by K-Swiss and famed DJ Diplo, who will help lend […]

In The Field – BBG Art Director Jen Hansen Speaks At Liminal Space’s “Designing at the Threshold”

BBG Art Director Jen Hansen, joined panelists Rachel Hyman, James T. Green, Anton Jeludkov & Morgan Walsh and moderator Amy Nicole Schwartz for an open discussion at Liminal Space’s “Designing at the Threshold.” Designing at the Threshold: A panel-based discussion about experimentation and the boundaries of design. Panelists discussed the intersection of contemporary art and graphic design, balancing commercial […]

Announcing the BBG Business of Design Series with Next Door Café

We are thrilled to announce the start of our BBG Design Series partnership with Next Door Café® this June, with continuing classes through the Fall. The BBG Design Series will be a 5-part discussion centered on answering important questions for both creatives and the businesses who hire them. Space is limited so sign up for our first session […]

Blast One Coming to Bright Bright Great

Bright Bright Great is excited to open our new studio for the first time and we’d love for you to come celebrate with us and view some new art being done for our office. Blast One is a Mexican street artist based in Monterey, Mexico and friend of our creative director, Jason Schwartz. We’re thrilled to have […]

Announcing Avondale Type Co., A New Font Foundry by BBG

  Your Friendly Neighborhood Type Foundry   September 10th, 2013. Chicago, IL – From deep in the heart of the Avondale neighborhood of Chicago, the creative team at Bright Bright Great are launching the Avondale Type Co., a pay-what-you-wish type foundry.   After years of using and licensing fonts built by others for client work, […]