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A Design Take on MINIMALISM

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Stuff We Are Passionate About

MonkeyTag: Where it all Started

This week marks MonkeyTag’s 7th year in business. In honor of Founder’s week (and because we are an advertising agency devoted to storytelling), we wanted to share history of where it all started for us. The Beginning In 2010, designers Gary Pedroza and Anthony Bearden decided to merge their creative talents and start a creative[...]

Creative Chimps: Owners Spotlight Edition

In celebration of founder’s week, and our 7th glorious year of impacting businesses through meaningful design and marketing strategy, MonkeyTag wanted to highlight the people who made it all possible. Co-Founders, Anthony Bearden and Gary Pedroza along with Co-Owner, Paul A. Tafalla share insights on the marketing industry and how MonkeyTag is changing the typical[...]

Presenting Like an Artist

The creative industry is unique in that it offers a giant point-of-entry for freelancers or boutique agencies to enter the market and compete with large firms. This has led to a rise of artists, photographers, designers, makers and doers to create a business solo, or with a small group, that adheres to their personal vision.[...]

Achieving Goals Made Simple

How often do we set New Year’s resolutions with the best of intentions, only to discover that our desire to achieve them quickly fizzles out? This was definitely the case for me for several years until I started breaking down my goals into smaller, more attainable steps. My first significant success was related to my[...]

MonkeyTag Takes Home Big Wins

MonkeyTag was awarded first place at the American Marketing Association (AMA) DFW Marketer of the Year Awards and won two Awards of Excellence and two Award of Distinction honors at the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards. The AMA DFW Marketer of the Year Awards were held Thursday, May 4. The event is designed to recognize excellence[...]

5 Lessons Learned at HOW Design Live

HOW Design Live 2017 was a creatively powered event that brought some of the best professionals around the world to discuss the future of design and how creative industries are evolving. MonkeyTag Creative Director, Lindsey Goldstein, and Graphic Designer, Logan Bingaman, who attended, recap the top five lessons learned at the conference. 1. All ideas[...]

The Value of Protecting Your Work

This April, Dallas Startup Week took place, giving entrepreneurs, investors, business owners, marketers and innovators an opportunity to network within the Dallas community and gain insights on trending industry topics. Hosted across various locations in the heart of Dallas, I had the pleasure of attending a few sessions conveniently held within walking distance from the[...]

Preparing For Launch

One of the most important aspects of preparing for a product launch is also having a secure place to create the creative. This secure place has many names . . . Designer Jail, Chamber of Secrets, and the Black Hole, just to name a few. But the one thing that each of those names have in common is[...]

Ten Insights into Making a Custom Toy

At MonkeyTag, we have this incredible urge to one-up ourselves every year in everything we do, and last year’s holiday gift was no exception. During our brainstorming session, our team came up with the idea to embrace the MonkeyTag name and create our very own monkey toy figurine – much like Munny dolls, if you[...]

A Design Take on MINIMALISM

One morning over my holiday break, I perched up on my sofa with a steaming cup of coffee and did what any millennial would do, turned on Netflix. A new documentary caught my eye called MINIMALISM: A Documentary about the Important Things. In 2016, I saw a large push towards this trend, or what the[...]