Spotlight On NW Creative: HMH, Already One of Portland’s Largest Shops, Acquires citrus


HMH has acquired the staff and clients of citrus, a creative advertising and design firm with offices in Portland and Bend, Ore. “Adding the talent and breadth of experience of citrus is an exciting strategic move for HMH. It creates opportunities to grow in new categories,” said HMH president Ed Herinckx. “The staff at citrus […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: ISITE Design Invests In New Digs


ISITE Design, a digital agency headquartered in Portland, has purchased a 63-year-old building in an industrial area of the city, and is now busy renovating the 18,000 square foot space. The renovation is being managed by Siteworks. “These are people who are sucked into their computer screens eight to 10 hours a day,” said Siteworks […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Evergreen Wings & Waves

Next Monday, Evergreen Wings & Waves Waterpark opens in McMinnville, Oregon. Wings & Waves is educational waterpark that features 10 waterslides, a wave pool and a children’s museum dedicated to teaching students about the power of water. Admission for the waterpark is $25 for children 42 inches and under, or $30 for over 42 inches. […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Montana Film Office

Montana Film Office commissioned a series of “little films” to promote the state’s scenic qualities and hard-working crews to filmmakers. The campaign from PartnersCreative in Missoula won a Gold in Montana’s ADDY Awards competition earlier this year. Share

Portland Area Pet Care Company Names New AOR

Castor & Pollux Natural PetWorks has chosen StruckAxiom–with offices in Salt Lake City, Portland, Los Angeles and New York City–as its Agency of Record to handle national advertising duties, for their portfolio of organic and natural pet food, products and accessories. Todd Martin, VP of Marketing at C&P, says, “We recognized StruckAxiom’s expertise in creating […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Instrument

Instrument is a digital agency on the move. Since relocating to Portland, Oregon from Burlington, Vermont in 2006, the firm has grown considerably. Today, Instrument employs 28 people and works on Nike, Microsoft and other blue chip clients from its custom designed offices at Alberta Central. A few of those 28 people were recently employees […]

Life Is The Sport, Says Adidas, Who Is All In


adidas today unveils the brand’s largest marketing campaign in history. Montreal-based agency Sid Lee, global lead-agency for the entire adidas brand, created and produced the new campaign. The campaign features NBA star Derrick Rose, soccer stars David Beckham and Lionel Messi, pop icon Katy Perry, hip hop artist B.o.B., University of Notre Dame football and […]

Great User Experience Wins CA’s Approval

DDB Canada

We’ve all heard, and maybe told, stories about how horrible the agency Web site is. Of course, it need not be that way, but all too often it is. Thankfully, that’s not the case at DDB Canada. DDB Canada’s self-promo site is featured in this year’s CA Interactive Annual. Josh Fehr, an art director on […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Periscopic


Portland-based Periscopic is a socially conscious information visualization firm, and a featured winner in this year’s CA Interactive Annual for their work on VoteEasy, a project by the nonpartisan group, Project Vote Smart. Utilizing thousands of hours of research and a vast collection of data, this voter education tool allows the general public to quickly […]

Hey, We’re Mood Showering, We Hit You With The Ball And You Tell Us The First Thing That Comes To Mind About Sportswear

According to Adweek, Portlandia co-star and co-creator, Carrie Brownstein is a Wieden+Kennedy alum. That, I did not know. BTW, Portlandia has been cleared for a second season on IFC. Yea! Share