About

Ananda Spadt is the owner of Super Panda Co., a boutique design service specializing in art direction, illustration and publication design. Her work has appeared in publications throughout the country, including Newsday – Long Island, The Hartford Courant and Sun-Sentinel.

Her awards include a Gold Addy Award for publication design in 2014, two AIGA Nebraska Gold Awards for publication design in 2012 and seven Society of News Design Awards of Excellence for newspaper design and illustration from 2008 to 2010.

Ananda has a long history in print, ranging from Assistant Art Director for Better Homes and Garden Special Interest Media at Meredith Corporation to serving as Creative Director of the Omaha World-Herald’s magazine division, overseeing production and designing three magazines, Inspired Home Omaha Magazine, Wedding Essentials Omaha Magazine and Momaha the Magazine. She is also co-founder of mache magazine, an online food and entertaining magazine.

Ananda has a B.F.A. from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, with an emphasis on graphic design and illustration.

She now resides in Des Moines, IA with her husband and five-year-old daughter.  In her free time she loves biking around town and tackling a good book or craft project.

Super Panda Co. is always looking for a great project to tackle and great people to work with, so contact Ananda today, details below.

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Contact Ananda

E-mail ajspadt@gmail.com

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Recent Work
Christmas Cookies 2013

Design and Illustration for Christmas Cookies 2013.

Work included and published in Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications. Used with Permission...

Des Moines Translated into Omahan

Illustrating Des Moines for an Omaha audience was really really fun.  The two towns are so similar, but they both have a lot of...

Feeling British

Two recent illustrations for the Perspectives Section of the Tampa Bay Times, one on the romantic world of Jane Austen and the other about...

Organized

My favorite spaces to shoot are ones that communicate order and peace. I restyled the bookshelf in hopes of earning a cover spot, and...

Black White and Red All Over

This was the last project I worked on at the Omaha World-Herald’s Inspired Home Omaha Magazine before moving to Des Moines.  It was a...

Soups

Art direction, prop styling for “Soups and Stews” 2013

Work included and published in Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications. Used with...

Wedding Essentials Magazine Spring/Summer 2013

 

Design by Ananda Spadt

Wedding Essentials Magazine Spring & Summer 2013 issue

Wedding Magic

Photos by Lane Weddings

Art direction and design by Ananda Spadt

Published in Wedding Essentials Magazine Spring/Summer 2013 issue

Breaking the Rules

Photos by Tin Box Weddings

Art Direction and design by Ananda Spadt

Published in Wedding Essentials Magazine Spring/Summer 2013

Pattern at Play

Pattern At Play

Photos by Amy Lynn Straub

Art Direction by Ananda Spadt

Published in Inspired Home Magazine Nov/Dec 2012

S’mores

Art direction and design by Ananda Spadt for mache magazine 2012 Photos by Daniel Johnson Photography

Day-Glo Bottle Tutorial

Art direction and design by Ananda Spadt for mache magazine 2012 Photos by Daniel Johnson Photography

Fun Photos with Graphic Layouts

Photography and design by Ananda Spadt for mache magazine 2012

Sunshine-Inspired Party

Prop and fashion styling and design by Ananda Spadt for mache magazine 2012 Photos by Megan Christine Photography

Man on the Move

Art direction by Ananda Spadt for Inspired Home Omaha Magazine Men’s Fall Fashion, 2012

Photography by Daniel Muller