Spotlight on NW Creative: adidas Is OG (a.k.a. Original)

adidas America is a Portland player. As such, they’ve hooked up with Stumptown’s Kamp Grizzly, the “creative collective” founded by Daniel Portrait in 2005, in an effort to help promote their Originals line. Kamp Grizzly consists of a core group of nine full-time employees including directors, motion graphics artists, 3D & VFX artists, designers, and […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Digimarc Partners With The Oregonian

Do you use your mobile phone to uncover hidden or extra content? That’s what QR codes are all about but QR codes have yet to catch on in a big way. Regardless, The Oregonian is betting that Digimarc Corporation’s digital watermark technology will enhance their printed paper by offering smart phone users special content they […]

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.

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 […]