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.

Spotlight on NW Creative: Financial-Chaos Free Moments

People are bugging out because the financial world is spinning spinning spinning. These conditions make it exceptionally difficult for a bank to get its message out. But that’s not the case for credit unions, at least credit unions in the state of Washington. Seattle-based Big Bang Electrical’s new campaign for the Credit Unions of Washington […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: First Ascent from Eddie Bauer

Eddie Bauer is a west coast L.L. Bean, but Neil Fiske the firm’s new CEO, wants to reach a little higher than the fishing streams and hunting grounds of its past. According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the company is about to introduce a new mountaineering line called “First Ascent.” For more than a year, an […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: I2PA

Rogue Ale’s Imperial India Pale Ale (I2PA) has received 25 awards for what’s inside the bottle. Now, they’ve received an award for the bottle. Rogue’s 750ml black ceramic Imperial bottle was one of the two packages to win a Gold Medal at BEVERAGE WORLD’S 12th Annual Best in Beverage Packaging contest. The Other Gold Medalist […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Full Sail Brewing Co.

Creative goes way beyond advertising. For instance, when you go the extra mile to providing tangible value, you are being creative. There are as many ways to do this as there are creative people working for forward thinking companies. With this in mind, I’d like to draw your attention for a moment to the work […]