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The month is young and we still have so many events to go! If you head over to the TDK calendar, you’ll see it packed with fun events going on around the portland area. In case you didn’t catch our last post, TDK will be heading to Outlet PDX to get our hands dirty with the wonderful world of RISO, with Kate Bingaman-Burt! A BIG shout out and thank you to Caleb Yarian of Work&Co Studio for our great TDK meetup on Friday! Don’t forget to peep all the fresh new job and internship postings in the area!

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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

No. 167: A Celebration of Queerness, Political Cartoons, Barbara Kruger NYC MetroCards + More

Hello, and welcome to this week’s Design Diary, a collection of five fab projects from across the world that have impressed……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

How Design’s Leading Filmmaker Gary Hustwit is Exploring His New Virtual Reality Obsession

  You probably know Gary Hustwit as the man behind the design world’s most visible documentaries: Helvetica, Objectified, and Urbanized.……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

TSH.

TSH is a career resource for student designers and young creatives looking for insider insight, honest answers and solid solutions to go pro.

Visit learntsh.com/articles

Printing a Stern Political Missive Using the Humble Risograph Printer

Bridging the gap between a laser printer and a humble, conventional photocopier, Risograph printing is the go-to for those on……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

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