portland http://design.org/tags/portland en The Houses of Westeros Poster: Game of Thrones Sigil Designs by Darrin Crescenzi http://design.org/blog/houses-westeros-poster-game-thrones-sigil-designs-darrin-crescenzi <p>Whether you are a fan of Game of Thrones or not, I'm sure the designer in you can appreciate the craft and creativity behind <a href="http://darrincrescenzi.com/work/houses-westeros-poster/" target="Darrin Crescenzi's">Darrin Crescenzi's</a> beautiful collection of Sigils. The poster design iconifies the house crests from the fantasy television series and novels using simplified geometric forms, line and solid colors. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="409" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_09.jpg?1347952605" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="827" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_01.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="422" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_00.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_02.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="422" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_05.jpg?1347952510" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_04.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_07.jpg?1347952526" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_03.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_06.jpg?1347952510" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_08.jpg?1347952526" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="422" title="Design, Crescenzi, thrones" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/09/18/crescenzi_throne-crest_10_0.jpg?1347952509" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/houses-westeros-poster-game-thrones-sigil-designs-darrin-crescenzi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/houses-westeros-poster-game-thrones-sigil-designs-darrin-crescenzi#comments books brand design graphic Movie personal portland tv Tue, 18 Sep 2012 07:18:06 +0000 jessicapatterson 4317 at http://design.org A Tiny House Remodel by JHID http://design.org/blog/tiny-house-remodel-jhid <p>This little, 540 square-foot cottage manages to house a family of four quite comfortably and with welcoming and cozy personality to book. This airy Portland home belongs to Jessica of <a href="http://www.jhinteriordesign.com/jhid/" target="Jessica Helgerson Interior Design">Jessica Helgerson Interior Design</a>, who redesigned the <A href="http://design.org/interior-design" target="interior">interior</a> to maximize storage and living space. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_11.jpg?1330326232" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_02.jpg?1330326461" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_03.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_04.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="768" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_08.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="768" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_05.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="768" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_14.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="768" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_07.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_10.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_12.jpg?1330326463" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_13.jpg?1330326463" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_15.jpg?1330326463" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="768" title="Design, JHID, interior" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/27/jhid_tinyhouse_06.jpg?1330326462" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/tiny-house-remodel-jhid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/tiny-house-remodel-jhid#comments design efficiency home interior portland recycle sustainability Mon, 27 Feb 2012 07:01:31 +0000 jessicapatterson 4127 at http://design.org A Crashed Ferrari Coffee Table by Molinelli Charly http://design.org/blog/crashed-ferrari-coffee-table-molinelli-charly <p>As <a href="http://molinellidesign.com/" target="Molinelli Charly">Molinelli Charly</a> points out, relatively few individuals ever get to drive a Ferrari, even once. The Portland-based multidisciplinary creator and graphic designer says "That’s a fact. A worse fact is that some of the Ferraris on the market today are being crashed and destroyed. That’s hard to imagine for us normal people, but it seems that the ex-owners aren’t as impressed as we are."</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="414" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_01.jpg?1328574016" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="989" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_12.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari08.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="470" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_10.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_09.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_03.jpg?1328574378" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_11.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="873" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_07.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_06.jpg?1328574454" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/crashed-ferrari-coffee-table-molinelli-charly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/crashed-ferrari-coffee-table-molinelli-charly#comments car design furniture industrial portland recycle Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:13:45 +0000 jessicapatterson 4070 at http://design.org TEDxPortland's Lenticular Style Identity by Network Osaka http://design.org/blog/tedxportlands-lenticular-style-identity-network-osaka <p>Check out this full branding from <a href="http://www.networkosaka.com/" target="Network Osaka">Network Osaka</a> for the <a href="http://tedxportland.com/" target="TEDxPortland">TEDxPortland</a> invitation. In collaboration with S. Denekas, S. Hollowood, and K. Berg, Network Osaka took advantage of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenticular_printing" target="lenticular">lenticular</a> style of printing to create compositions with visual and literal movement. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="414" title="Design, tedxpdx, networkosaka" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/11/tedxpdx_networkosaka_03.jpg?1310414970" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/tedxportlands-lenticular-style-identity-network-osaka" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/tedxportlands-lenticular-style-identity-network-osaka#comments conference design graphic identity portland Sat, 09 Jul 2011 01:53:15 +0000 jessicapatterson 3064 at http://design.org The States: Illustrations by Frank Chimero http://design.org/blog/states-illustrations-frank-chimero <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/16/frankchimero_states_7.jpg" alt="Design, frankchimero, states" title="Design, frankchimero, states" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>Portland-based designer and illustrator <a href="http://work.frankchimero.com/" target="Frank Chimero">Frank Chimero</a>, created these cheeky and playful states illustrations. I can't wait to see Ohio and Arizona.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, frankchimero, states" alt="Design, frankchimero, states" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/16/frankchimero_states_7.jpg?1302980929" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/states-illustrations-frank-chimero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/states-illustrations-frank-chimero#comments design graphic illustration map portland Sat, 16 Apr 2011 19:14:35 +0000 jessicapatterson 2791 at http://design.org The Crafty Beaks Poster Design by Always With Honor http://design.org/blog/crafty-beaks-poster-design-always-honor <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/05/crafty_beaks_1.jpg" alt="Design, poster, alwayswithhonor" title="Design, poster, alwayswithhonor" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.alwayswithhonor.com/" target="Always with Honor">Always With Honor</a>, the design duo of Elsa and Tyler Lang in Portland, created these birds illustrations for Audubon to represent the diverse categories of beaks found in nature including insect catching, fruit eating, chiseling, aerial fishing, raptorial and others.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, poster, alwayswithhonor" alt="Design, poster, alwayswithhonor" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/05/crafty_beaks_1.jpg?1302027419" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/crafty-beaks-poster-design-always-honor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/crafty-beaks-poster-design-always-honor#comments agency design graphic portland poster print Tue, 05 Apr 2011 18:22:26 +0000 jessicapatterson 2768 at http://design.org The Murf Watch from Nixon http://design.org/blog/murf-watch-nixon <p>I'm a major fan of this <a href="http://www.nixonnow.com/home/" target="Nixon">Nixon</a> watch designed by <a href="http://cincodesign.com/?#/latest/new_wave/slides/1" target="Cinco Design">Cinco Design</a> in Portland. The Murf puts the side dial on the front, blows it up into a graphic detail and rotates the clock face to display the time below. <strike>Like</strike> <strike>want</strike> need. The problem lies in choosing a color. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="414" title="Design, nixon, murf" alt="Design, nixon, murf" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/15/murf_nixon_9.gif?1300220976" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/murf-watch-nixon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/murf-watch-nixon#comments Accessories clock design industrial portland watch Tue, 15 Mar 2011 20:52:27 +0000 jessicapatterson 2717 at http://design.org Pet Product Brand and Packaging Design from Sandstrom Partners http://design.org/blog/pet-product-brand-and-packaging-design-sandstrom-partners <p>A while back I saw a package of Good Buddy dog cookies at my local grocer and thought that the packaging looked fantastic. Recently I stumbled upon the work of <a href="http://www.sandstrompartners.com/" target="Sandstrom Partners">Sandstrom Partners</a>, a brand design firm in Portland, and found that they are the masterminds behind the Castor &amp; Pollux brand.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/10/castorpollux-02.jpg" alt="Design, pets, sandstrom" title="Design, pets, sandstrom" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="775" title="Design, pets, sandstrom" alt="Design, pets, sandstrom" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/10/castorpollux-02.jpg?1299782562" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/pet-product-brand-and-packaging-design-sandstrom-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/pet-product-brand-and-packaging-design-sandstrom-partners#comments agency animal brand design graphic identity packaging portland Thu, 10 Mar 2011 18:41:12 +0000 jessicapatterson 2704 at http://design.org Packaging Design: Magic Hat Brewing Company http://design.org/blog/packaging-design-magic-hat-brewing-company <p>Magic Hat is one of the brands I love seeing on the shelves while I'm perusing the isles at the store. They're always artistic and interesting and stand out from the many brands around them. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/02/15/magichat_4.jpg" alt="Design, packaging, magic hat" title="Design, packaging, magic hat" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="376" title="Design, packaging, magic hat" alt="Design, packaging, magic hat" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/15/magichat_1.jpg?1297821105" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/packaging-design-magic-hat-brewing-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/packaging-design-magic-hat-brewing-company#comments brand burlington design drink food identity newyork packaging portland Wed, 16 Feb 2011 01:52:23 +0000 jessicapatterson 2645 at http://design.org Detailed and Tactile Engraved Bamboo Artwork from Grove http://design.org/blog/detailed-and-tactile-engraved-bamboo-artwork-grove <p>In our <a href="http://design.org/blog/pimp-out-your-iphone-23-great-and-geeky-cases" target="collection of 23 iPhone cases">collection of 23 iPhone cases</a>, we shared a few engraved bamboo cases by <a href="http://www.grovemade.com/" target="Grove">Grove</a>, a team of artisans based in Portland. I found that they also sell limited runs of curated artwork and illustration, burned into their favorite medium: bamboo.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, grove, bamboo" alt="Design, grove, bamboo" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/01/grove_bamboo_art_1.jpg?1296599444" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/detailed-and-tactile-engraved-bamboo-artwork-grove" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/detailed-and-tactile-engraved-bamboo-artwork-grove#comments art green home accessories iphone portland sustainability Tue, 01 Feb 2011 22:42:35 +0000 jessicapatterson 2615 at http://design.org