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 […]

Spotlight on NW Creative: Immersive Media

Immersive Media, with offices in Calgary and Portland, recently teamed with Saatchi & Saatchi on behlaf of Armani Jeans. With IMC’s Immersive Video, Saatchi & Saatchi created an interactive web experience that moves users through a dynamic 3D space. The idea is to let each user explore and determine their individual viewing adventure, which changes […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Pinball Publishing

Pinball Publishing is not your everyday printer. For one, the business is housed in a bright yellow building in an industrial section of SE Portland. So from the point of contact, you know something different is afoot. To see what’s different about PP’s work, they’ve lovingly installed several of their recent jobs on the company […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Elevate America

The Oregonian announced today that unemployment has breached 12% in the Beaver State and that it’s likely to go even higher. A fact which begs the question, what are Oregonians going to do about it? We regularly celebrate the creative and pioneering spirits inherent in the people of this state. But it’s time to do […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Stay Pet Hotel

On Sunday, when we picked up Lucy from her night at Stay Pet Hotel, a boutique hotel for dogs in NE Portland, two things happened. When we paid, Kim, the proprietor, handed us two nice images of our girl with Stay Pet Hotel branding added, thereby making our pet the star of a Stay Pet […]

Spotlight on NW Creative: Under the Rose Again

Last November we took a quick look at Sub Rosa Spirits, the Oregon micro distillery run by Mike Sherwood. Today I got to meet Mike and sample his distinct-tasting Saffron Vodka and Tarragon Vodka, plus a rum and liqueur he’s preparing to bring to market. See the full story on Liquid Oregon. Share