MSUWE visits EBD!

The women of “Women in Entrepreneurship”— a group founded at Ellen’s alma mater, Michigan State University — came and visited the EBD studio recently. Ellen spoke to them about being an entrepreneur—the challenges, the rewards, and the how to’s. They chatted,…

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Apr
30

Basquiat + McGinley at MCA Denver

The EBD team found themselves filling their brains with art and culture again, this time at MCA Denver for the Basquiat Before Basquiat: East 12th Street, 1979-1980, and the Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright exhibitions. We were lucky to…

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Jun
30

EBD Custom Cards

It is tradition here at EBD to create custom cards for special occasions. And when we say custom, we really mean it. We love digging deep to make the cards personal, entertaining, beautifully designed, pet-friendly, and sometimes embarrassing. We’ve collected…

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Apr
28

The Power of Costume

Last week the EBD team took a field trip to Denver Art Museum for the Star Wars: Power of Costume exhibit where we got a glimpse into the costume designers creative process bringing George Lucas’s vision to life. There were 70…

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Apr
11

We Love Where We Work

Ellen Bruss Design is a proud, supporting member and resident of the River North Art District (RiNo). EBD relocated to RiNo over a decade ago, and over the last few years, it’s been evolving quickly. Once a manufacturing hub, RiNo…

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Mar
16

Redline Artists at the Hyatt House Denver/Lakewood at Belmar

The RedLine Artist Residency collection in the new Hyatt House at Belmar showcases six generations of artists who have participated in the program. The exposé is open to the public and was made possible through a collaboration between the Hyatt House at Belmar, Ellen…

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Aug
25

WHERE TO GO IN DENVER: SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY FOR EVERY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY

While everyone was content to take a turkey induced nap on Thursday night, your entire extended family is in town for another 3 days and getting stir crazy. Need some ideas on how to keep everyone entertained? EBD is here…

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Nov
27

RiNo’s “Alleyway Gallery”

The weather is getting warmer, so what better time to check out the creative work of artists blowing up all over the River North (RiNo) Art District? We initially posted about the colorful murals and graffiti that live in the alleyway behind our…

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Jun
12

Our Latest Project – Luminocity 2014 Invitation

We are excited about our latest project for the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver – the Luminocity 2014 Invitation! Luminocity is the premier fundraising event for MCA Denver’s ambitious exhibition program. The special guest artist, Mark Mothersbaugh (formerly of Devo), gave us a huge collection of…

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Oct
23

MCA’s Re-Mixed Taste celebrates its 10th anniversary

Mixed Taste is a series of lectures from the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver that pairs two completely unrelated topics together, such as Tyrannosaurus Rex and Lucha Libre. These “tag team” lectures are marketed with levity to remove the intimidation…

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Aug
26

Happy 10th Anniversary Belmar!

It is hard to believe but we celebrated the 10th anniversary of Belmar last week with everyone who has made this project a huge success! EBD created a slideshow invitation of the greatest hits for the announcement and a gift that…

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May
27

Rashid Johnson: New Growth, Opens Tonight!

Rashid Johnson’s exhibition asks the question: What would happen if Sun Ra, George Washington Carver, and Robert Smithson started a community together in the desert? Friday, February 21, 2014 5—8PM Members Preview 8—10PM Public Celebration 5¢ for irrigation specialists, 10¢…

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Feb
22

Absolutely No Graffiti

Denver is a fantastic place for the arts, and nowhere is that more apparent than the thriving street-art community. One of the best places to view fresh, local street art is right here near our EBD office. The alleyway alongside…

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Sep
30

Chiachio & Giannone: Art Extraordinaires, Lovers of Weiner Dogs

We recently received word that our beloved Hermann was featured in some artwork by Brazilian mixed-media artists Chiachio & Giannone. Bewildered and intrigued, we pointed our browser to their website where we discovered a similar dachshund puppy featured in not one, but…

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Aug
8

A Tactile Approach to Mixed Taste

One project that our designers are always looking forward to is MCA’s Mixed Taste. This museum sponsored lecture series challenges two speakers to present seemingly unrelated topics. Then in a follow up Q&A, the audience draws tangents between subjects, reaching…

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May
17