Bob Moore brings more than 30 years of photography, graphic design and web design experience to the clients of the Moore Design Group.
In the early seventies, he was publisher and editor of Concert-News, the World of Rock and Roll Newspaper. The monthly regional music publication featured an international "World of Rock" news service, record reviews and a national concert schedule. He drew on his experience as a staff photographer at a major daily, The St. Louis Globe-Democrat, to create dramatic images of national and international recording stars.
In 1982, after 12 years with the Globe, he opened MOFOTO-Graphics, a commercial photography and design studio to pursue photography as an art form.
In June of 1995, he formed the Moore Design Group. The award-winning design firm has developed and maintained an ongoing reputation for providing corporate clients with outstanding design, photography and printing solutions to meet their marketing and public relation needs.
Clients have included Anheuser Busch, Boatmen's Trust Company, BJC, SLUCare, Southwestern Bell, Fleishman Hillard, Ford Motor Company and Colliers Turley Martin.
An award-winning designer and photographer, Bob continues to explore art and photography through electronic media including the Internet. As publisher and editor of the Saint Louis Front Page, a weekly Internet-only publication, he is focused on the dissemination of news and information using a visually dynamic and user-friendly format.
Since 1996, the Moore Design Group has evolved into producing electronic design for the Internet. In addition to the St. Louis Front Page, publications include the Southwest Illinois News, St. Louis Restaurant Guide, St. Louis Hotel Guide, and St. Louis Attractions Guide. The company designs and produces web sites including the Bissell Mansion Restaurant & Dinner Theatre.
Clients have included the Missouri Historical Society, City of Fairview Heights, Illinois, Lewis & Clark Historic Site, the Mathews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club, the St. Louis Boundary Commission and Advance St. Louis.
Betty (Magrath) Moore brings over 30 years of fine art, journalism and graphic design to the clients of the Moore Design Group.
In 1973, while studying fine art and journalism at Webster University in St. Louis, she became associate editor for Concert-News, a regional music newspaper published by Bob Moore. Her childhood training in classical music and interest in pop music provided a unique perspective for the music format. She was instrumental in developing and managing the in-house graphics department for the newspaper.
Eleven years later, she left to pursue a career in graphic design. As art director and marketing officer for Centerre Bancorporation, she provided creative direction for collateral material for banking services and employee publications. She assisted Anspach, Grossman and Portugal, Inc. in the production of an award-winning, identification standards manual and coordinated the use of its graphic design standards throughout the bancorporation and its affiliates.
Following a bank merger, she formed Magrath Design Group, a graphic design company specializing in providing innovative visual solutions for corporate clients. As president of the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), she continued her commitment to excellence in graphic design, communications. Under her leadership, the organization hosted numerous events and art exhibits to generate public awareness of professional graphic designers.
In June of 1995, Betty once again teamed with Bob Moore to form the Moore Design Group. The award-winning design firm has developed and maintained an ongoing reputation for providing corporate clients with outstanding design, photography, printing and business-to-business e-commerce solutions to meet their marketing and public relation needs.
After relocating Moore Design Group to a Victorian storefront on South Broadway in 2002, Betty became active in several community organizations, including Marine Villa Neighborhood Association (MVNA), Dutchtown South Community Corporation (DSCC) and the Chippewa Broadway Business Association (CBBA). She was elected President of CBBA in 2006 and served for five years. As a certified Master Gardner, she has worked with residents and business owners to develop a Streetscape Beautification program.
In 2009, she launched Broadway in Bloom, a web site designed to help residents enjoy working together to enhance
and beautify the historic Marine Villa neighborhood through its public gardens.
After many years working as a journalist and graphic designer, Betty has expanded her creative endeavors and is working as a fine artist with a focus on painting and photography.
Her recent artwork can be seen on Artist in Bloom, a web site which she designed. The site features a selection of artwork that spans nearly twenty years, from pen and ink to watercolor, acrylic and oil.