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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...

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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...

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Jordan Metcalf Studio

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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Jolby & Friends

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

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Madeline Kate Martinez

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

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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The design industry is super confusing when you start out, hearing all these job titles thrown about. What roles do you suit and apply for? Read on to find out!

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