Design

A Free Portland 'Brand Camp' Teaches Kids about Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Portland Gear's summer program is like boot camp for tomorrow's brand gurus.

07/20/2018 By Talullah Plummer-Blanco

Cannabis: Collaborators

These High-End Edibles Are All about Culinary Collaboration

Portland's Leif Goods partners with local makers and chefs to create sophisticated cannabis treats.

01/30/2018 By Courtney Eldridge

Cannabis: Marketing

How Should Cannabis Companies Market Themselves?

Mike Reeves of Portland branding company LTRMN breaks it down.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

Hotel Design

A Portland Design Team Goes Full Hula Girl on a Hawaii Hotel

OMFGCo revamps Honolulu's Laylow to look more Hawaiian than Hawaii itself.

09/21/2017 By Zach Dundas

Sweat Equity

An All-Natural Portland Deodorant Brand Goes Big

Schmidt's started in a Foster-Powell home. Now it's got a massive factory and a Florida-based investor.

09/13/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Advertising

A Portland Ad Agency Plays Matchmaker with Bands and Brands

"This is like a young fawn in the forest."

09/13/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Design

How a Portland Company Helped Brand a Sweet New Tokyo Hotel

OMFGCo elevates a lesser-known hood for a global audience.

07/10/2017 By Zach Dundas

Tall Boy

Meet the Portland Guy Who Invented PBR’s Hipster Cred

Matt Slessler is "national brand ambassador" for Pabst Blue Ribbon. How'd he score the sweet gig?

07/10/2017 By Jason Cohen