Portland's animation powerhouse, Laika, has just jumped back on the scene with the second trailer for their newest animated offering, Missing Link. In true Laika form, the short spot appears to be another animated bit of magical goodness. Unlike Laika's past offerings this one seems to be a bit more mainstream and less quirky than what we saw in Kubo or ParaNorman, yet it also retains that ever familiar[Read More]
Happy New Year dMobbers! After a brief holiday hiatus, a favorite AIGA Portland creative social meetup is back and in action! For their first dMob of 2019 they are bringing together our thriving community of designers and musicians—all under one roof for one night only. It is all ages and we encourage anyone to come!
AIGA Portland enlisted the help of Friends of Noise to help curate a soulful ensemble of performers[Read More]
Calling all socially-minded creatives in Portland!
It’s 2019—the year of Stonewall Uprising’s 50th anniversary, which marked the beginning of queer liberation. As people around the world come together to celebrate this momentous occasion, some members of early liberation movements (or queer pioneers) are going back into the closet due to fears of discrimination in elderly health and social services.
R/GA Portland welcomes Tim Farr as Head of Production. Tim comes to Portland from R/GA Santiago, where he partnered with R/GA’s leadership to open the office and build a best-in-class production team to serve LATAM’s largest retailer, Falabella.
As Head of Production for R/GA Portland, Tim is tasked with the strategic development of the department, overseeing all brands and businesses. A creatively-driven operations lead, and an R/GA veteran, he [Read More]
Remember the days when Microsoft was considered at the heart of all evil? How things have changed. This heartwarming Super Bowl ad for the upcoming Microsoft adaptive controller does a great job of showcasing just how far the tech giant has come in the last couple decades. The adaptive controller provides a level playing field for individuals with physical disabilities by providing an alternate input system that makes hitting the buttons and interacting with Xbox games much easier than using [Read More]
Coming out of school as newly minted designers, we often aspire to the heights of master craftsmanship. We envision ourselves creating expertly designed, meticulously implemented products that inspire awe with their beauty, artistry, and execution.
Then the real world promptly smacks us in the face.
2019 is here and all things are new once again. To bring in the next year, the executive leadership of the Portland chapter of the AIGA has published their new mission for the coming year. The chapter has always been singularly focused on the development and support of the PDX design community, but this year's executive team (comprised of Salvador Orara, Monica Mo, Katie Lane, and Jennifer Pantages) have wholly re-fo[Read More]