Written by Francie King “Keep pushing, keep digging. Don’t be afraid to make a mistake as it makes you better.” That’s the sage advice from Lincoln Design Co. Art Director and Designer Dustin Noden. After years of work, he still aims for growth, his passion palpable. His creativity comes from […]
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written by Francie King D’Wayne Edwards’ influence on shoe design began when he was a teenage assistant in the mailroom at LA Gear. Each day he drew a new shoe for the suggestion box, along with the phrase “Hire me.” Executives took notice and after six months of creating designs […]
The Portland Creative Conference brings together the top marketers from the city of Roses yearly to connect, englighten and celebrate the community. 2016’s line-up included an actress, a fashion designer and a former music executive, amongst other dignitaries. This year #TeamBamboo sent two artists, Robin Casey and Norman McCuller, to […]
How Dina Rodriguez created a hand lettered shirt design from scratch using the new Bamboo Folio I’m Dina, a hand lettering artist in Portland, OR that specializes in commercial illustration and branding for creative businesses. Being a full-time hand lettering artist this past year at Letter Shoppe has been a […]
Written by Francie King The aroma of hickory and sawdust hangs in the air as Rogue Ales and Spirits Head Cooper Nate Linquist builds the wooden barrels that will hold some of Oregon’s most renowned beer. His business card reads “Barrel Troll” but he is more than that – Linquist […]
Written by Francie King On the first floor of Hotel Lucia in Portland, Oregon, the lunch crowd pours into the Imperial restaurant while renowned Chef Vitaly Paley prepares his famous fried chicken. Drizzled with honey sourced from a short elevator ride away, this meal is a testament to the city […]