GDLSK Folder Design
Big Idea is proud to announce our win in the 2013 Summit International Creative Awards. Big Idea received a bronze award in the sales kit and folder design category.
The Summit International Awards is a premier arbiter of creative excellence–and this year received more than 5000 submissions from over 25 countries. The folder design featured a variety of layers of foil stamping on a black matte stock.
We are proud to have been selected for our creativity and commitment to excellence and share this honor with our client.
Big Idea Sr. Art Director, Lance Pilgrim, was invited to participate in a portfolio review of the work of graduating seniors at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts. The panel consisted of industry experts who reviewed student work and provided one-on-one guidance and insight.
We are committed to the development of young talented designers interested in careers in the commercial arts. We are proud of Lance for sharing his expertise with students at his Alma Mater.
Communicator Award of Distinction for Direct Mail
Big Idea is proud to announce that our recent Direct Mail piece was honored with an Award of Distinction in the Print, Direct Mail category in the 2013 Communicator Awards. We are honored to be recognized for our creativity by experts in the industry and share this accolade with our client and our Senior Art Director, Francisco Salas.
The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) and this year’s competition included over 6000 entries from around the world.
Our founder, Steve Defontes is honored to be presenting at the American Bar Association (ABA) 2013 Dispute Resolution Spring Conference on April 4 in Chicago. He will be discussing online marketing with an emphasis on best practices for Alternative Dispute Resolution practices and professionals.
Big Idea was recently commissioned to redesign the website for a nationwide university movement, in which students compete as teams to solve the U.S. National Debt crisis.
We are proud to announce that Big Idea has expanded to new offices downtown. Our new address is:
6 Maiden Lane, 7th Fl
New York, NY 10038
All other contact details (i.e., phone number and email addresses) will remain the same.
Big Idea has been selected to re-name and develop branding and marketing communications for WRM America, RMI Consulting, RPG Management, Wright Risk Management, and recent acquisition Fidelity National Flood Insurance.
Big Idea is proud to announce that Steve Defontes, President and Creative Director, has been selected as Alumnus of the Month in June 2012 by the Hofstra Alumni Association. The Alumni of the Month program is designed to recognize those distinguished alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their field. Read the article here, which includes an interview with Steve on Hofstra and the development of Big Idea.
“My education and the relationships I developed at Hofstra have been keys to my success today. I am honored to be featured amongst a group of so many successful alumni.” – Steve Defontes
The American Arbitration Association (AAA), adr.org, the nation’s leading provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services has named Big Idea Advertising, bigideaadv.com, advertising agency of record to direct advertising and marketing worldwide.
Big Idea recently redesigned the packaging for Hale and Hearty’s crowd-pleasing signature crackers. The new design is more elegant and warm with classic type styling and modern flair. It’s the perfect new suit for these tasty oyster crackers from Vermont.
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