Since beginning work in the Design and Marketing industries about six years ago, I always have half an eye on the designs, marketing materials, advertisements, promotions, and general visual communications going on around me in everyday life....

At the counter, the associate asked me about my pets; two cats, and an adamantly retired Greyhound. When she finished ringing up my purchase, she set a sealed envelope with a handwritten “Thank You” on it, along with two sample bags of treats....

This past week, two of the great local nonprofits we work with regularly were recognized in the Portland Society Page for their efforts in our community. Congratulations to CASA of Multnomah, Washington, & Columbia Counties, & Willamette West Habitat for Humanity!...