Bright Bright Great


Adobe Creative Jam

Tuesday, April 9, 2015

7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Adobe Creative Jam
Lacuna Artist Lofts
2150 S. Canalport Ave., Chicago, IL

Tickets are FREE and the event is open to the public.

Speakers: Chuck Anderson/NoPattern, Jason Schwartz of Bright Bright Great, Alisa Wolfson of Leo Burnett Department of Design and Sara Frisk of Uptake.

This one-hour design showcase highlights the work of 4 local creative leaders. Have any questions. Tweet them at Jason Schwartz.

At the same time, in the next room, 10 design teams will be competing in the Creative Jam tournament, a 3-hour design charrette showdown. Once the Creative Jam presentations wrap, tournament participants will take the stage to share their creations with you. As part of the audience, you’ll judge each submission and select the Grand Prize winner.

BBG Art Directors Jen Hansen & Alex Sheyn will be participating in the Creative Jam Tournament.

Bright Bright Great Added As Agency of Record for AIGA Chicago in 2015

AIGA Chicago AOR 2015

For 2015, AIGA Chicago has announced that they are working with six different partners as their Agencies of Record, who will divvy up the work of producing creative for all of AIGA Chicago’s events communications in 2015. Bright Bright Great is honored to be chosen to be one of those agencies and to be given the opportunity to apply some of our creative vision to AIGA’s programming for the Chicago community this year.

We are also thrilled to be working with our other five partners, Chuck Anderson, Trunk Club, Multiple, Someoddpilot, Ogilvy & Mather, and look forward to an amazing year with our community.

Additional Information:

The BBG Design Series at Next Door: A Recap of Our First Class

Last night marked the first session of our Design Series at Next Door® Café in Lakeview East, which focused on the benefits that investing in design can provide for businesses of all types. We were thrilled to be able to provide advice and answer questions for business-owners across a variety of fields and in various stages of developing their design elements.

The BBG Design Series continues next month at Next Door® Café, with our next class focusing on helping business-owners and creative professionals work better together to create unforgettable results. If you’re looking to  learn how to communicate more effectively with your creative team or your clients, we hope to be able to see you there for what should be a fun and engaging discussion. Check our Twitter and Facebook in July for the registration link for that class.

In the meantime, if you weren’t able to make it to our first session, you can catch up on what you missed by downloading the presentation below and make sure to sign up for the next session on Next Door’s website



Announcing the BBG Business of Design Series with Next Door Café

BBG Next Door 1920 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 while you can: What Can Design Do For You? Monday June 23rd, 6:30-7:30 PM Presented with Next Door Café® (659 W Diversey)

While future dates are tentative, other classes will include:

July 22nd – 6:30 pm
Us WITH Them: How Creatives & Business Owners Can Work Better Together

August 25th – 6:30 pm
The Elements of Style: How Aesthetic Choices Influence Brand Perception

September 23rd – 6:30 pm
The Goldilocks Effect: How Do I Find The Right Creative Partner?”

October 21st – 6:30 pm
The Secret Handshake Accounting for Creatives & Freelancers