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.