Spotlight On NW Creative: NEMO Lands Major League Account

Major League Soccer is coming to Portland in 2011 and thanks to NEMO’s youth and sports marketing chops, the team’s advertising account stays in Portland too. The Portland Timbers selected NEMO to deliver creative services during the 2010 USL season, and the inaugural MLS 2011 season. NEMO’s category experience is deep, with work for Nike […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Danner Boots

Danner is a Portland-based boot company that’s been in business since 1932. The company invested in a series of industrial films to advance their “Crafting Higher Standards” campaign. The short films were shot by Tadd Meyers on a 5d MkII on location at Danner’s factory, sweetened by Digital One and edited by Transparent Studios. Share

Spotlight On NW Creative: A Welcome From the Mayor’s Office

Travel Portland has an easy “product” to package and sell to potential visitors, for Portland in pictures pretty much tells the “come and visit” story. [via author Donald Miller] Share

Spotlight On NW Creative: Ziba’s Sustainable Digs

Portland’s Ziba Design is a big deal. Almost as big of a deal as Wieden + Kennedy is, but in design, not advertising, circles. According to Fast Company, Ziba’s new 56,000 square foot headquarters in Portland’s Pearl District provided a chance for the firm to walk its talk and create a much more public presence […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Pacifico Beer

The Creature Blog (which is failing to provide permalinks) showcases some of the Seattle agency’s quirky work for Pacifico Beer. There’s Pacifico Alarm Clock, an iPhone app that wakes you up with the sounds of a Mexican chicken. Let the fun begin! There’s also IraLandia.com, a site where “Mexico is randomly sorted by Ira.” Witness: […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Olio United

Portland is home to lots of eco-enterprises, including several notable companies in the fashion realm like Olio United. Olio United’s mission is to carry products that are aesthetically inspiring and beneficial to people’s lives, from the maker of the product to the consumer. When Olio needed some messaging that would boldly tell the story of […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: American Indian College Fund

Wieden + Kennedy/Portland has been working with the American Indian College Fund for 18 years. Only Nike has been with the agency longer. To see more work from the new AICF campaign and learn about special honors bestowed upon David Kennedy by the Indian people, see the W+K Blog. Here’s a brief look at the […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Ecotrust Fisheries Program

It’s good to see another Portland agency doing work for another Portland client featured in Communications Arts Interactive Annual 15. Dino Citraro, interaction director/executive producer on the project, says, “The traditional ways of presenting data, most often in spreadsheets, are typically inaccessible, hard to digest, and require serious commitment on the part of the user […]

Spotlight on NW Creative: Oregon Tourism c/o W+K

W+K Portland is offering a behind the scenes look at the making of the above TV spot for Travel Oregon. I’m thinking the state’s tourism account is one of the more choice assignments at W+K. At least it would be for me. Share

Spotlight on NW Creative: Paisley Penguins

Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo is opening its all-new, $6.5 million Humboldt penguin exhibit on May 2nd. Modeled after a natural refuge in Punta San Juan in Peru, the 17,0000-square-foot exhibit offers rocky pools, crashing waves and beaches, dramatic underwater viewing and enhanced educational opportunities. The sustainably-built exhibit also will help reduce waste through green technology […]