It’s a rare software product that launches with the help of Biz Markie and Andy Milonakis. TuneUp must be something special.
Jelly Helm dropped a leaflet at last night’s AIGA event with Aaron Draplin. All it says is he’s seeking a design assistant. But then you click over to his site and there’s this:
Last month we noted that “Change Had Come” for Adweek, Mediaweek and Brandweek (after hearing it from Sharon Waxman). Now, the New York Times is making news of the rumors. Abandoning some of the best known names in trade publishing, the Nielsen Company said Thursday that it would shut down Editor & Publisher and Kirkus […]
PORTLAND–An overflow crowd of designers, ad people, snowboarders and other Stumptown characters packed “The Cleaners” at the Ace Hotel last night to hear from Portland-based designer Aaron Draplin, 36, of Draplin Design Company (DDC). The event was hosted by AIGA and 52 Ltd. Draplin is a big man and his work is even bigger. The […]
La Comunidad/Miami and Buenos Aires is producing 40 original art and video shorts for the pan-Latin American audience on behalf for Converse. “Art has always been a great source of inspiration in our culture. This Converse project plays to our strengths as an agency, as it gave everyone in our three offices the chance to […]
I was intrigued by a four paragraph story in The Oregonian today. Here it is, in part: Li Ning Co., China’s largest footwear and apparel maker, plans to open a Portland store in January that will be its first outlet outside Asia. Li Ning already has a research and development center in the Pearl District. […]
Portland startup, Blackbox Republic, is a new social dating site that claims it can help you, “Find people who love you back. Friends, lovers, soul-mates, and fellow booty-shakers.” According to The Oregonian, Blackbox launched its service yesterday and is “a members-only, fee-based alternative to social networking sites like Facebook and online dating sites like Match.com.” […]