Portland Interviews

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ReallyBigCool

  • Steve Cousins, who recently just became Creative Director at Cinco Design, explains to us the steps involved during a week of coming into a new job. He also tells us the importance of cultur…

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Brett Stenson

  • "If you’ve seen it before, so has everyone else, so take risk in your work". The very talented illustrator - Brett Stenson of Jolby & Friends tells us. Brett also informs us about the incred…

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BT Livermore

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Scout Books

  • Scout Books

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Official Mfg. Co

  • Official Mfg. Co aka OMFG.CO

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Melissa Rachel Black

  • We catch-up with the Portland based illustrator Melissa Rachel Black. Melissa shares with us her earliest creative memory, some really inspiring advice on how to make it as an illustrator an…

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Cole Bryant

  • We chat with newbie Portland Illustrator Cole Bryant. Cole tells us about his favourite passion projects and collabs, where he thinks design is heading in the next five years and also leaves…

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Black Belt Agency

  • We get the pleasure of talking shop Aaron Rayburn of Black Belt Agency. Aaron tells us how his creativity saved his Mom's life, gives some great advice for all you students out there and inf…

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Adidas (Antonio Brasko)

  • We got to chat with Antonio Brasko, in charge of Global Brand at Adidas in Portland, as well as running his own company with multiple clients, and a side project that went viral... We chat a…

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Fuzzco

  • We catch-up with Helen Rice one of the master minds behind Portland/Charleston based studio Fuzzco. Helen shares with us what they look for in an ideal grad, all her super cool side projects…

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Poler Stuff

  • We sat down with Zach Franceschi at the Poler Stuff HQ in Portland. Yes he manages the instagram, no he didn't make up the hashtags, yes he's a legend! Some nice tips about getting your foot…

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Rilla

  • We chat with talented (ex Aussie!) Portland based illustrator Rilla Alexander. Rilla tells us about how Rinzen came about back in the day, all the cool places she has lived (many), some of t…

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Kate Bingaman-Burt

  • Frankie Ratford talks one-on-one with the Associate Director and the school of Art & Design at Portland State University, Kate Bingaman-Burt. Kate, who is also one seriously talented illustr…

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Alex DeSpain

  • We were really stoked to be hanging with Alex DeSpain while we were based in Portland, at the Seesaw Club. Alex is an unreal illustrator, super lovely human, and has a really unique style. H…

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Patrick Adams

  • We catch-up with Patrick Adams, a recent PSU grad. Patrick tells us all about his killer Portland based band, Blouse, and how it keeps him creative. Why when you choose to study doesn't matt…

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Jason Sturgill

  • Super excited to meet Jason Sturgill, based out of the Seesaw Club in Portland, Oregon  Jason is a illustrator, commercial artist, lecturer, and all round legend. He talks about the joys of …

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Nathan Paul Rice

  • We talk shop with the legendary Portland based illustrator, Nathan Paul Rice. Nathan tells us what advice he would give his sixteen year old self, the biggest disasters he has encountered so…

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Lori D.

  • We first discovered the talented Lori D. (illustrator and animator) via her mural in the Poler Portland Flagship store. Lori D. tells us how she gives back to the art and design community, w…

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Conrad Crespin

  • We catch-up with Conrad Crespin a Portland based PSU recent graduate. Conrad is the current curator at Compound Gallery and tells us why he loves his position their, who his top five current…

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Amy Little

  • We chat to Portland Pattern Queen, Amy Little, who just graduated from PSU this past summer! Amy inspires us to follow our dreams, gives a little insight into what the future holds and some …

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