Sparks September 2002 -

Sparks September 2002

In the News Design
celebrates anniversary!

This month we’re celebrating our first year as a full-time business! Design was founded as a part-time business in December 2000, but we had so much fun we knew we had to make it a full-fledged gig! Last September we did just that. It’s been a terrific year, introducing us to many wonderful people, exciting new challenges, and a host of creative opportunities. Our heartfelt thanks to all who have helped make this first full year so successful–we look forward to more opportunities to work together!

Web Smarts one-on-one consultations now available
Thinking about getting more from your Website? Want to drive more traffic to your site and get better results? We are proud to announce that Web Smarts consultations are now available on a one-on-one basis. Sessions are focused on your specific needs and give you the tools you need to drive more qualified traffic to your site and get the results you want.

Sessions can take place in person or over the phone, meaning clients anywhere in the world can take advantage of this opportunity! Contact us today for pricing and availability.

TechExpo 2002 coming
November 14th

Bloomington-area businesses and individuals, mark your calendars! The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Development Center present TechExpo 2002, a one-day event devoted to the technology needs of small businesses. The expo will kick off on November 14th with a luncheon and keynote speaker, then continue through the afternoon with two tracks of seminars and an exhibition area. Business After Hours will wrap up the event in the evening. Design is a co-sponsor of the event and will be presenting a Web Smarts session as part of the seminar series. We’re also handling the design for TechExpo and have a preliminary website up at Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are currently available; general registration opens October 14th. Sign up for e-updates on the site!



This month’s winner: Cecylyna Dewr!
In addition to the oo’s and ah’s of friends, Cec wins a T-shirt featuring this one-of-a-kind design. Have a favorite quote or saying? Send it in! If your quote is chosen, you’ll receive a T-shirt with a custom design! Check out your competition here.

Client Spotlight

Indiana University Individualized Major Program
The Individualized Major Program at Indiana University is a degree-granting program with a difference: rather than follow a predetermined set of requirements for a “pre-fab” degree, IMP students construct their own majors based on coursework they set with a faculty sponsor. This helps students tailor their education to their specific interests, often allowing them to be perfectly suited for a particular career path. IMP majors have included digital game design, ecohumanism, underwater archeology, museum studies, philanthropy and fundraising, bioethics, epidemiology, and entrepreneurial brewing!

The people making it all work are Program Director Ray Hedin, Associate Director Rima Merriman, and Program Secretary Nancy Vazquez Soto. Aside from the valuable advice and support they give to the students going through the program, they’re also a warm, dedicated, fun group of people! If you know someone who’s thinking about attending IU but can’t seem to find their niche, send them over to the IMP!

Learn more about the IMP (note: IMP site NOT designed by Design)