Monthly Archives: July 2010

Thunderbitch Opens August 5

“Thunderbitch: Women Designers in Northwest Rock 1966–2010,” opens August 5 in Seattle at Tether Design Gallery, 323 Occidental Ave S., Seattle, WA 98104, The opening runs 5-8pm, with live music by Barbara Ireland + Stone Gossard and Visqueen, plus an … Continue reading

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Graphic Brings It Home: No One Knows Where All That Money Went

The Department of Defense is unable to account for the use of $8.7 billion of the $9.1 billion it spent on reconstruction in Iraq. From the GOOD blog. They claim their source, which we haven’t checked, is none other than … Continue reading

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Animals, Cannibals, & 3 Leg Torso

Just who are these instrument-wielding miscreants, and what exactly do they want with you? Well, I assume they want your money, because their CD release show isn’t free. But these dudes are smart enough that they could’ve become Wall Street … Continue reading

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Announcing Plazaar

Plazm issue #30 will feature a new indie-shop and community directory. Plazaar features small, very affordable pre-formatted ads for smaller, independent businesses. Contact us to find out whether your shop, band, service, or company qualifies. You can view sample ads … Continue reading

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New Oregon receives grant to help fund Plazm #30

The next issue of Plazm is in full production mode, thanks in part to a grant our new parent organization, New Oregon Arts & Letters, received from RACC. The Plazm 30 theme is rebirth. If you have an idea for … Continue reading

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Modulor

Eli Carrico updates and gives up the goods! — plazm blog has moved to http://blog.plazm.com — — plazm design studio: www.plazm.com — — plazm magazine & blog are now published by new oregon arts & letters: www.neworegon.org —

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Web Designing

New interview with Chris Palmieri, Craig Mod and myself in Web Designing. — plazm blog has moved to http://blog.plazm.com — — plazm design studio: www.plazm.com — — plazm magazine & blog are now published by new oregon arts & letters: … Continue reading

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Reservations accepted: Plazm/New Oregon artist dinner

Reservations accepted: artist dinner July 24, Portland Linda Austin (Performance Works NW) and Tahni Holt (Monster Squad) have been hosting artist talk dinners around Portland this summer. Come to the Plazm/New Oregon smackdown 7/24, featuring Josh Berger vs. Tiffany Lee … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing: Death to Creative Professionals?

Bob Garfield is a writer who used Crowdspring to get a cheap book design made. Then he found his own type of work being shunted to cheap labor. Now he’s worried. We all should be. Change is inevitable, so perhaps … Continue reading

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MISSY THE CAT, OR WHAT IT’S REALLY LIKE TO WORK WITH DESIGNERS…

Though it doesn’t explain why this website is called “27b slash 6” instead of “27b stroke 6” (which is what they actually say in the movie, Brazil), this post about a lost cat and a typical designer is… lovely. — … Continue reading

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