Category Archives: Plazm events

Silkscreen Voting Party: Calling Bad Hombres & Nasty Women!

Plazm has made some demented calligraphy inspired by Donald Trump’s demented words. Take them back and send him packing. The screens are burned!  BYOB—Bring Your Own Bag or Shirt and pull a print Sunday night at Beacon Sound from 7-9 … Continue reading

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failure. discounted.

Failure is part of the human condition, yet many people are paralyzed by the thought. What do mistakes teach us? What is a beginner’s mind? Plazm’s Joshua Berger and Niko Courtelis lead a “Come Fail With Us” workshop at the Bend … Continue reading

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Free Tickets to Experimental Jetset in Portland 

Join us for a dialogue on design with Marieke Stolk, Erwin Brinkers, and Danny van den Dungen of Experimental Jetset. The conversation will be audio-recorded for the Beyond This Point podcast. FREE tickets available Wednesday, 2/10/16 at Noon PST at … Continue reading

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Announcing the First Annual Typewriter Jam

Part historical exhibit, part typewriter clinic, part art show–the inaugural Portland Typewriter Jam has everything a typewriter aficionado could wish for! Over 50 unique and exotic typewriters on display, and dozens of different typewriters to use. A typewriter clinic for cleaning … Continue reading

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Bud or Bud Light: Designing a Brand

I will be doing a presentation at the Cannabis Creative Conference this Wednesday. It is an interesting time for this industry in Oregon with the maturation of medical and the birth of recreational categories. There are many challenges and opportunities ahead. I … Continue reading

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Why Rand matters: A conversation

On April 8th I will be participating in a public discussion with Michael Carabetta, creative director at Chronicle Books and Kate Bingaman-Burt (illustrator, PSU design professor, cultural force) about design legend Paul Rand. Chronicle recently reproduced Rand’s seminal book—Thoughts on Design—for … Continue reading

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Doing Better: How I Broke My Brain and Changed My Mind

When I set out on my bike for my normal ride to work toward the Steel Bridge on May 18, 2012, my to-do list was packed with stuff—call designers for Plazm, the magazine I art direct; manage global retail campaign … Continue reading

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Plazm Farmhouse Ale release party featuring Asss, Regular Music, Mary Lattimore, and DJ Jason Urick

I’ve been working on the Fort George brand since day one. I remember when Chris and Jack first sat down with me in my office. They brought a big collection of beer labels from around the world and we talked … Continue reading

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Plazm at Liquid Space PDX: Drinks, design, & discussion

As Plazm exhibit inaugurates Liquid Agency’s experimental gallery in Portland, three luminaries of the city’s creative scene engage in conversation. Join Plazm art director Joshua Berger, artist Kate Bingaman-Burt, and Namita Wiggers, director and curator of the Museum of Contemporary … Continue reading

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22 Years of Plazm at Liquid Space

The lobby of Liquid Agency’s Portland office acts as an experimental gallery called Liquid Space. It is currently filled with a 22-year retrospective of Plazm work. This can be seen during the Design Week Portland Open House. In addition, Liquid … Continue reading

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