Tag: graphic design

Hitting close to home: Fleck launches Graphic Design topic to inspire even more creatives

Portland has more than its fair share of amazing boutique agencies. And a number of awesome big agencies and big agency outposts, as well. And rumor has it, we love our photo sharing apps. That’s why I was excited to hear that Fleck had released a new topic in their curated photo sharing app that spoke directly to that local contingent, Graphic Design. Read More

Portland Web and graphic design community to the City: Spec work? Ur doin it wrong

In a classic case of one step forward, two steps back the City of Portland is now proposing a design contest to redesign PortlandOnline. And it’s spec work.

[HTML3]Sigh. And just when we thought things seemed to be going so well with the City of Portland. I mean, the City had committed to being more open, gone out for bid on fixing the PortlandOnline site, and just ratified the Portland Economic Development Strategy. Yet, now that string of victories risks being thoroughly undermined by a slap in the face to the Portland Web and graphic design community.

In a classic case of “one step forward, two steps back,” the City of Portland is now proposing a design contest to redesign PortlandOnline. And it’s spec work. Read More

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