Tag Archives: Portland

Urban Goats & Comic Sans

Although I have never personally been a user of the much maligned typeface Comic Sans, I recently found there are actually appropriate uses for the font. Many Portlanders fondly remember the goats grazing over on Southeast Belmont Avenue. They were fun and quirky, yet … 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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Light Structures

Show preview by Elizabeth Pusack Prisms, projections, and shadow play are among the previously employed strategies of the five artists featured in False Front’s forthcoming show of light installations, curated by Canadian-born Portland artist Laura Hughes. False Front is keeping … Continue reading

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[PANK] Invades Portland

[Pank] Magazine is bringing its national reading series, [PANK] Invasion, to Portland this Friday at E.A.T Chapel with readers Monica Drake, Gigi Little, Ryan Bradley, Marcelle Heath, Rebecca Olson, and Domi Shoemaker.  I caught up with editor M. Bartley Seigel … Continue reading

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Neon Frontier on 107.1 FM: Skatepark Revolution

By the  early 90’s, skateboarding was in a slump again.  The sport had gotten to a new level in California in the 70’s when skaters brought surf-style moves to the empty swimming pools and decaying urban infrastructure that littered the … Continue reading

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