Big Talent at Bigger Picture Show.

Big Talent at Bigger Picture Show.

On Friday, some of Indy’s top design talent gathered for the 8th Annual Bigger Picture Show. The event, which benefits Indy Film Fest, gives local designers a chance to re-imagine movie posters using their own interpretations and styles. This year’s theme was BIGGER PICTURE SHOW 8-TRAX: MOVIES WITH MUSIC.


BaM Names Gavin Johnston as Chief Strategy Officer.

PRESS RELEASE: BaM has announced an expansion of its leadership team to include Gavin Johnston as Chief Strategy Officer. Gavin's addition further enhances the agency's Share of Culture position with increased capabilities to deliver audience insights, brand positioning and creative strategies for BaM's clients.

BaM Teams Up To Compete in HandleBar Hot Lap.

Last Friday, BaM joined 30 other Indianapolis teams to compete in the HandleBar Hot Lap race around Monument Circle.

Meet Jandy.

Some pretty cool people work here at BaM. We have artists and big thinkers. Yogis, rugby enthusiasts, photographers and copywriter extraordinaires (just to name a few). Everyone brings unique passions and different talents to the office everyday – add in a good dose of humor and we have our awesome BaMily.

Why We Started This in the First Place.

Mark Bradley and Scott Montgomery were just teenagers when they arrived at Herron School of Art in Indianapolis in the fall of 1982, and within days, they each realized two things. First, each believed that the other one was, while talented, kind of a jerk. Second, they both wanted to date the same girl.

Celebrate Windows XP's Demise by 'Escaping' from It.

With millions of Windows XP users clinging desperately to the reliable but officially obsolete operating system, Microsoft has created a surprisingly fun new game to nudge us all into the future. Or present. Or at least recent past.

Microsoft Creates a Surprisingly Amusing Game to Help Wean Us Off Windows XP.

With millions of Windows XP users clinging desperately to the reliable but officially obsolete operating system, Microsoft has created a surprisingly fun new game to nudge us all into the future. Or present. Or at least recent past.

Faster Beats Slower and Why That Only Seems Obvious.

CMOs? Ad managers? Perhaps you've suspected this. I can confirm it: Making ideas really doesn't take as long as you're told it does. There. I said it. It's like I'm burning my Advertising Creative Union card by saying this, right? I mean, creative actually does take time -- and smarts, risk, effort, sleep deprivation, and extended bouts of weeping -- just not as long as some agencies make it take.

14 years: It Only Feels Like 168 Months.

So you’re curious about history. Ours started 14 years ago this autumn. We started BaM in late 1999 – well, wait. Actually, we weren’t BaM. In 1999 we were actually “BM”. We even created this logo, which was a “B” vertically, and not a “B” at all other angles. And after realizing that a B.M. was not a particularly compelling pairing of consonants (and that at some angles we’d essentially designed the MUZAK logo), we quickly revised our identity to pretty much what it is today. And that’s also why we don’t use an ampersand, but instead, an “A”. The “And” helps keep the initials less... scatological.

Fast Cars, Mystery Cocktails, German Women, Computer Experts, and Death.

I thought I was going to die. And no, not “die” because the project was grueling, which it was; or required transcontinental flights with epic delays, which it did; Or required drinking original cocktails of dubious origin in a dimly lit club surrounded by German women. I mean I had a moment of actual fear of actual death.