We have a lot to say. Admittedly, some of it probably shouldn’t be said in public, so we’ll keep it to the stuff that matters. Don’t expect us to only spew words or facts. We’ll tell you what we think, and more importantly, why it matters to you.

Sep 26, 2018

Trending from G/L: Brands Taking a Stance

Melissa Ross Advertising, Creative, Design, Planning, Public Relations, Strategy, Trending Now, Trends

In overwhelming numbers, today’s top brands are beginning to take stances on certain issues and stepping up on a soap box to make those positions known. In recent years, we’ve seen many businesses take positions on social and even some political issues. The conventional thought has long been that doing so runs the risk of 1. alienating some of your …

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Sep 14, 2018

Trending from G/L: Debating Like A True Marketer

Leanne Kaltenbach Creative, Design, General, Strategy, Trending Now, Trends

These days it seems like there is a debate about something new EVERY DAY. Some of the topics can be a little, well, trivial in the grand scheme of things, but nonetheless are discussed in fervor on social media. Are women’s pockets inferior to men’s? Yes, yes they are. Is St. Louis the microbrew capital of America? Well, no…but we …

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Aug 15, 2018

The Industry For Me – My Summer As A G/L Intern

Geile/Leon Design, G/L Culture

Thinking about Geile/Leon, there’s one word that keeps coming back into my head over and over again:  genuine. When I first stepped into the G/L office located in The Hill, I was a nervous graphic design major looking for a summer internship.  I glanced around the colorful, artfully-designed room and the creative people buzzing about. Whelp, I’m in way over …

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Jul 18, 2018

Designing for Prospective Students

Geile/Leon Advertising, Design, Education

There are several basic things to consider when designing for prospective students: Function and content, social media, UI design and honesty.

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Jul 11, 2018

Trending from G/L: Tracking 2018’s Design Trends

Ben Schwab Branding, Creative, Design, G/L Work, Trending Now, Trends

It’s important for any competitive brand that plans on remaining relevant to stay aware and on top of emerging trends within their industry. A large aspect of this involves staying up to date on the ever-evolving visual landscape we find ourselves enveloped by. To cut through this overgrown jungle of visual noise it’s important to not just note and acknowledge …

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