Author: Mike Spakowski

Building a Better Brand Story for IBA

When a small, independent insurance agency named IBA approached us to help with their branding, we knew it wasn’t going to be an easy project. The problems they were facing with their brand were the same ones that plagued the…


Eight Ways to Improve Your Marketing in 2019

The beginning of each new year is always full of good intentions. Even as I write this, my wife is walking around the house, telling me that this is “the year of gutting the basement” – getting rid of the mountain…


November 2018 Marketing and Design Events

Keep up to date with all things design and marketing. Check out our monthly list of local events for designers, developers, marketers and entrepreneurs, and be sure to follow us on Twitter for more updates.   November 2, 2018 Bright&Early:…


St. Louis Design Week and the Amazing Poster Machine

This year marked the 8th Annual St. Louis Design Week, a series of events meant to inspire and promote creative work coming out of our city. I (with the help of many, many great people) have been organizing the event…


Atomicdust Earns Thirteen American Graphic Design Awards

GDUSA’s American Graphic Design Awards honor outstanding graphic communication. For 55 years, Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) has been an essential resource for graphic designers looking to keep up with the latest news, people, trends, technology, products and services. Each year,…


Wesley Hastings Joins Atomicdust

We’re really excited to announce and welcome Senior Account Manager Wes Hastings to the Atomicdust team. Wes is driven to find strategic branding and marketing solutions for Atomicdust clients. That means being able to see a challenge from a wide…


Do Design Tools Limit Designers?

Let’s talk about the chicken and the egg for a minute. For centuries, this question of which came first has kept us all up at night staring at the stars, looking for answers. Okay, that’s a little dramatic, but it’s…