BNSF CEO Earns Distinguished Award

One is a star performer. The other is Brad Pitt. SullivanPerkins has a nearly ten-year relationship with BNSF Railway. Earlier this month, BNSF CEO Matthew K. Rose received a 2013 Horatio Alger Award at a gala ceremony in Washington, D.C. that was also attended by Brad Pitt. The award, given this year to a distinguished…

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Who’s that famous face?

That’s right, it’s J.P. Anderson, a former SullivanPerkins staffer who wrote for Inside Look, our community magazine project that provided where-to-go, what-to-do information for hundreds of communities, from Hawaii to New York. SullivanPerkins handled this massive assignment for over 15 years. The client: GTE Directories, which became Verizon Information Services, which became Idearc, which became…

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A Big Cheer for a Big Chair

  When we were engaged to help market a 400+ acre development, anchored by Nebraska Furniture Mart, with its 560,000-square-foot showroom and a 1.3-million square foot distribution center, it was pretty clear that size matters. So, when it was time to design a leasing sign to be placed on the property, somehow the normal plain…

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It’s a knockout!

Responsive design for Maple Avenue Boxing Gym website functions on desktop, phone, and tablets. Whether you want to knock heads in the boxing ring or just turn them with a well-conditioned body, Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas is a terrific venue. Using “responsive design” that automatically adjusts the desktop content of the website to…

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When Dan The Man Was Merely a Boy

Memory is an imperfect vehicle for carrying the facts of our lives. But, like an imperfectly trained terrier, it does sometimes bring things back. So it is with great delight that we learned that Dan Richards, former lead graphic designer at Nike, was to appear back in Dallas as the guest speaker at a Wednesday…

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Zoo Website Stands Tall

The website we created for Caldwell Zoo in Tyler, Texas, was recently recognized by Market & Feasibility Advisors as among the best of the more than 200 American Zoological Association member websites. The websites we create generate traffic. They deliver your message. And they look good. Like to talk to us about creating a great…

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Buffett, Shovels, & Girls

We attended a luncheon benefit (part of the Lunch & Learn series) for our long-time client Ursuline Academy, where the guest speaker was Peter Buffett, a wonderful composer/musician and, as it happens, Warren Buffett’s son. SullivanPerkins has its own Buffett connection – as agency for BNSF Railway, a Berkshire-Hathaway company, as well as the marketing…

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Winter in October

  From September 15th to October 20th, the McKinney Avenue Contemporary is featuring an exhibition on influential Texas artist Roger Winter. Called Lost Highway – A Painter’s Journey, the exhibition spans Winter’s career from 1965 to present, with a focus on his works from the 1980s to today and a retrospective survey of paintings and…

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Here We Come to Save the Day!

When our friends at Maple Avenue Boxing Gym asked us to design a logo for a talented young fighter with the fabulous nom de guerre of Mighty Mo Hooker, we answered the bell. The Contenders Here are some of the logos we presented. The Champion Here’s the one that knocked them out! It was designed…

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Fear the Beards

  One of these beardos is actually our senior writer, Michael Langley. Full time at SullivanPerkins for 18 years, Michael officed with us on McKinney only for the first seven of those years. For the past 11 years, like the biblical Ruth, Michael has gone wherever his wife, Allison, goeth, as she has a career…

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