Portland interviews

Get the low down on your fav creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!

Madeline Kate Martinez

Via Portland

Creator of beautiful earthy images, illustrator Madeline Martinez recently chatted with us about her path through university from photography to...

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Future Fonts

Via Portland

We chat with Co-Founder and Designer at Future Fonts, Lizy Gershenzon, about some of the type designers on the platform,...

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AfterAll Studio

Via Portland

AfterAll Founder & Creative Director Joanna Bean Martin has quite an intertwined work/life balance that seems to work wonderfully for...

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Jolby & Friends

Via Portland

We chat with Colby Nichols (Co-Founder, Creative Director + 1/2 Wizard) and Brett Stenson (1/2 Art Director, 1/2 Cosmic Cowboy)...

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Jordan Metcalf Studio

Via Portland

We recently caught up with letterer/designer Jordan Metcalf who recently made the move from South Africa to Portland. He shares...

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ReallyBigCool

Via Portland

Steve Cousins, who recently just became Creative Director at Cinco Design, explains to us the steps involved during a week of...

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Jolby & Friends

Via Portland

“If you’ve seen it before, so has everyone else, so take risk in your work”. The very talented illustrator –...

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Nike

Via Portland

We had the pleasure of popping by Beaverton to the Nike HQ to visit and interview Ryan Noon and check...

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Cole Bryant

Via Portland

We chat with newbie Portland Illustrator Cole Bryant. Cole tells us about his favourite passion projects and collabs, where he thinks...

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Melissa Rachel Black

Via Portland

We catch-up with the Portland based illustrator Melissa Rachel Black. Melissa shares with us her earliest creative memory, some really inspiring advice...

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Black Belt Agency

Via Portland

We get the pleasure of talking shop Aaron Rayburn of Black Belt Agency. Aaron tells us how his creativity saved his Mom’s life,...

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Fuzzco

Via Portland

We catch-up with Helen Rice one of the master minds behind Portland/Charleston based studio Fuzzco. Helen shares with us what they look...

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Rilla

Via Portland

We chat with talented (ex Aussie!) Portland based illustrator Rilla Alexander. Rilla tells us about how Rinzen came about back in the...

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Patrick Adams

Via Portland

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...

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Amy Little

Via Portland

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...

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Conrad Crespin

Via Portland

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...

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Lori D.

Via Portland

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...

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Nathan Paul Rice

Via Portland

We talk shop with the legendary Portland based illustrator, Nathan Paul Rice. Nathan tells us what advice he would give his sixteen year...

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