Monthly Archives: July 2010


Plazm magazine seeks Advertising Sales Representative Plazm is a magazine of design, culture, art, literature, and music, founded in Portland in 1991. Our advertisers run the gamut from small to large, local to international, such as: • Ace Hotel • … Continue reading

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Le Bron, Comic Sans, and the Minimalist Bauhaus-esque Fascist Snoozefest

What if you sent off your most impassioned manifesto ever, and even CNN reported on your lame choice of fonts? “These widespread abuses of printed type threaten to erode the very foundations upon which centuries of typographic history are built,” … Continue reading

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Thunderbitch needs a little kickstart…

Ever notice how some 70-99% of the graphic designers and art directors mentioned in design books, at awards—even in otherwise progressive magazines like Plazm—are male? Let’s assume for a moment that women have also influenced the aesthetic and political juggernaut … Continue reading

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RAD HATTER for First Thursday

“Rad Hatter” invites Portland to check out the new Tender Loving Empire gallery-shop-etcetera space downtown… and invited some 40 local artists to transform trucker hats into wearable art. Folks like Mona Superhero and Chris Haberman are making hats; all will … Continue reading

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Typographic Ballet

Also tonight, our industrious friends over at wk12 and fashion buddha in collaboration with Oregon Ballet have created a dynamic typeface from dance. The font is called Ligne and is based on the physical movements of two Oregon Ballet dancers, … Continue reading

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Walt Curtis Benefit / Birthday Event

Back in 1991 when Plazm first launched Walt Curtis was an early supporter bringing myself, Neva Knott, Patrick Bardel, and Rueben Nisenfeld on to his KBOO radio program The Talking Earth. A few years later Carl Hanni did a great … Continue reading

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