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Portland!! DESIGN WEEK IS HERE! Can you believe it? Have you got your schedules all plugged in yet? If you haven’t get right to it! Opening Party is THIS Saturday and I really hope to see you there! Otherwise hit up the FaceBook group for meet ups and group Open House tours. There’s sooo many events it’s insane. That Google event at Instrument looks super juicy and Kate Bingaman-Burt is opening up her new office space for the very first time! It’s going to be AMAZING. If you haven’t yet signed up, check out designweekportland.com to get the scoop. There’s still lots of seats available! See you all around town!!

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WeMakePDX

We are a local, non-profit 501 C(3) that helps to foster art and design in Portland, Oregon's creative community through hands-on experiences, creative dialogue, and design-in-action initiatives. All of our events are focused on the process of making and the spirit of community.

Visit wemakepdx.com

Brand New

Brand New is a division of UnderConsideration. Its sole purpose is to chronicle and provide opinions on corporate and brand identity work. We cover redesigns and new designs of well-known products, companies, and organizations. Brand New is edited and 99% written by Armin Vit.

Visit underconsideration.com

AIGA Portland

AIGA Portland is an all-volunteer organization that connects local designers to the collective voice, experience, and resources of 66 AIGA chapters nationwide. Its success depends on active participation from members and sponsors.

Visit portland.aiga.org

Burning Questions

A free online weekly video series for creatives of all creeds who’ve lost their spark and are searching for soulfire.

Visit youtube.com/JamesVictore

Friends of Type

Friends of Type features original typographic design and lettering – fresh visual content – practically every day, by the four primary contributors. Posts are meant to log ideas, express ourselves, and inspire each other and our readers. The last week of every month we feature a guest designer, someone we admire and think will elevate our work and the site through their contribution.

Visit friendsoftype.com

Hand-Eye Supply

Hand-Eye Supply is a work-focused supply store for creative minds. Every item we carry and every project we do needs to meet our high standards for Utility, Story, and Design.

Visit handeyesupply.com

On the Grid Portland

On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.

Visit onthegrid.city/portland

Sagmeister & Walsh

Sagmeister & Walsh is a NYC based full service design firm that creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and ourselves

Visit sagmeisterwalsh.com

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