Portland Mayor Sam Adams spoke to 50 members of the local creative community tonight at Wieden + Kennedy. The event was sponsored by Portland Ad Fed, the oldest ad club in the U.S. Adams ran through an economic development slide show that focused on sustainability. The Mayor’s plan is to position Portland at the forefront […]
Rob Walker drew my attention to the Obama administration’s recent branding efforts for The Recovery. Portland’s Aaron Draplin, who loves early 20th century design (appropriately enough) helped make the DOT logo.
“Seems so long I felt this way and time sure passin slow My time coming, anyday, don’t worry about me, no ” – John Perry Barlow Mark Morford is a columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle. In his latest piece, he imagines a glorious “green in every way” future for the Golden State. Pot is, […]
> The Wall Street Journal has the full story and multimedia treatment on ousted Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich. But this is the thing I find intriguing. He used his office improperly. But how common is this “crime” in corporate environments? That it’s common doesn’t make it right, but will you agree that it’s all too […]
Macon Phillips, the Director of New Media for the White House, is ushering in change already. Millions of Americans have powered President Obama’s journey to the White House, many taking advantage of the internet to play a role in shaping our country’s future. WhiteHouse.gov is just the beginning of the new administration’s efforts to expand […]
America is about to break with tradition by inaugurating a black President, but some traditions need to stay in place, like hat wearing. According to HatforObama, a promotional site from Stetson, Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush are all Stetson men. The hope is Obama will […]